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Nigeria’s press statement from INEC ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial elections

April 10, 2015 3:20 am
Nigeria’s press statement from INEC ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial elections

Press statement from INEC ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial elections.. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received reports that some political leaders are asking members of the public to disregard its stated resolve to use Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and Smart Card Readers (SCRs) for the April 11, 2015 Governorship […]

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Nigeria’s April 11 election: Police restricts movement from 8am-5pm

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Nigeria’s April 11 election: Police restricts movement from 8am-5pm

Find the Police press statement below… In a bid to further ensure safety and security in the forthcoming Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly elections holding on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba CFR, NPM, NPOM, mni has ordered a restriction of vehicular movement in […]

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INE press statement on Nigeria’s upcoming Guber elections and Card Readers

April 6, 2015 4:50 pm
INE press statement on Nigeria’s upcoming Guber elections and Card Readers

Independent National Electoral Commission has issued a press statement to clarify on the ongoing rumour of whether card readers will be used in the upcoming Governorship election. Statement below The Independent National Electoral Commission wishes to inform all Nigerians that Card Readers will be used for the April 11, 2015 […]

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President Goodluck Jonathan stopped CIA prediction that Nigeria will break up after 2015 elections – Doyin Okupe

April 4, 2015 2:45 pm
President Goodluck Jonathan stopped CIA prediction that Nigeria will break up after 2015 elections – Doyin Okupe

Media aide to President Jonathan, Doyin Okupe says he never said anyone should call him a bastard if the APC won the elections and also said it took the humanness of president Jonathan to stop CIA’s prediction that Nigeria will break up after the 2015 elections. What he posted on […]

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Muhammadu Buhari Helped By Technology of Social Media Networks of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

April 3, 2015 2:34 pm
Muhammadu Buhari Helped By Technology of Social Media Networks of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

ABUJA – Technology played a decisive role in helping Muhammadu Buhari become the first Nigerian to oust a sitting president at the ballot box, from social media campaigning to biometric machines preventing the widespread rigging that marred past polls. Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, part of the […]

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US President Barack Obama praises Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat

April 1, 2015 2:02 pm
US President Barack Obama praises Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat

US President Barack Obama has praised President Jonathan for conceding defeat in the recently held presidential election. In a statement released today, President Obama said President Jonathan through his action placed Nigeria’s interest first. The full statement below… The last few days have shown the world the strength of Nigeria’s […]

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s concession to General Muhammadu Buhari

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s concession to General Muhammadu Buhari

President Jonathan says nobody’s ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian. He really is the hero in all this. He ensured that Nigerians had the freedom to chose who they wanted as their president. US President Barack Obama has praised President Jonathan for conceding defeat in the recently held […]

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General Muhammadu Buhari Elected As Nigeria’s President from APC

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General Muhammadu Buhari Elected As Nigeria’s President from APC

  The 72-year-old Buhari built an early lead in northern state [AP] Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to defeat a sitting president through the ballot box, putting him in charge of Africa’s most populous nation and its biggest economy.  General Muhammadu Buhari was declared the […]

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MEND congratulates General Muhammadu Buhari as President elect

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MEND congratulates General Muhammadu Buhari as President elect

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has sent out a congratulatory message to President-elect, Gen Buhari. In a statement signed by the groups spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo, MEND said the emergency of Buhari would help Nigeria regain her peace and unity “The Nigerian people have spoken and […]

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Photos :PDP House of Reps aspirant allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu

March 30, 2015 2:43 pm
Photos :PDP House of Reps aspirant allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu

Dr Chukwuemeka Ujam pictured here was a PDP House of Representative aspirant in the just concluded 2015 elections. The former Commissioner for Land in Enugu State contested for the Nkanu East/West seat. He was allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu yesterday by the military, who paraded him.

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US and UK government have released a joint statement appraising political interference in collation of results

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US and UK government have released a joint statement appraising political interference in collation of results

The US and UK government have released a joint statement appraising last Saturday’s general elections. According to the statement posted on UK’s Foreign affairs website here, both government said the elections have largely been peaceful but that there are disturbing indications of political interference in the collation of results. The […]

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INEC Chairman discredits Femi Fani-Kayode’s claims of PDP winning in 23 states

March 29, 2015 7:58 pm
INEC Chairman discredits Femi Fani-Kayode’s claims of PDP winning in 23 states

INEC Chairman Prof. Jega addressed the press this evening where he spoke on some issues bordering on the general elections. Professor Jega said he does not know where Femi Fani-Kayode got his information about PDP winning in 23 states. He said coalition is currently ongoing. 

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Femi Femi Fani-Kayode says disregard election results flying around, says PDP is winning in 23 states

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Femi Femi Fani-Kayode says disregard election results flying around, says PDP is winning in 23 states

Below is the text of a press conference by the director of media and publicity, PDP, presidential campaign organization, Chief Femi Fani Kayode today… We are deeply concerned by the level of disinformation and falsehood that is being peddled around by the friends of the opposition in the media and […]

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INEC Election Card reader failure at GEJ’s polling unit a national embarrassment – Jega

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INEC Election Card reader failure at GEJ’s polling unit a national embarrassment – Jega

INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega says the repeated failure of the card reader to read President Jonathan’s PVC at his polling unit in Otuoke, Bayelsa earlier today was a national embarrassment. He said this in an interview on NTA this night. More of what he said during the interview after […]

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Reckless Boko Haram members attack polling units in Gombe, two killed

March 28, 2015 2:12 pm
Reckless Boko Haram members attack polling units in Gombe, two killed

Two people have been killed at two polling units in Birin Bolawa and Birin Fulani in the Nafada district of Gombe state this morning by Boko Haram members. According residents of the villages who spoke with AFP, they said suspected members of Boko Haram stormed the polling units, attacked the […]

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