Jonathan Congratulates Buhari

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Nigeria’s President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has reportedly called General Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him on his “victory” in the presidential election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is, however, yet to declare a winner in the election as collation and announcement of results from the states are still ongoing.

Jonathan admits defeat

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With just the result from Sokoto State still undeclared by INEC, President Goodluck Jonathan has conceded defeat to All Progressives Congress’ (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari . APC spokesman, Lai Mohammed, said Jonathan called his challenger to congratulate him. “At about 5 minutes to 5, President Jonathan called General Muhammadu Buhari,

Jonathan may concede defeat, congratulate Buhari

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President Goodluck Jonathan, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), may concede defeat to the presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari. This was gathered following moves at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was gathered that a congratulatory message is being prepared for the All

Easter: FG declares April 3, 6 public holidays

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The Federal Government on Tuesday declared Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations, respectively. Abba Moro, the minister of interior, made the declaration in a statement issued on his behalf in Abuja by the permanent secretary of the

PDP, APC Disagree Over Nasarawa South Results

The two leading political parties in Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections in Nasarawa State, have disagreed over the outcome of the Nasarawa south senatorial and House of Representatives results. While the Minister of Information, Senator Patricia Akwashiki led the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to lodge complaints

APC Rejects Ogun East National Assembly Results

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it is challenging the results of the Ogun East Senatorial Districts and that of the two Federal Constituencies in Ijebu North, Ijebu East, and Ogun Waterside. The party further said the election was characterised by massive irregularities.

Protesting APC Women Teargassed In Port Harcourt

Trouble broke out in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Monday morning when hundreds of protesting All Progressives Congress (APC) women clashed with policemen on their way to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office. The women who were dressed in black were on a protest to the electoral

Elections: Capital market operators project gradual equities rebound

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 Some capital market operators on Monday expressed optimism that the nation’s capital market would experience a boost with the near successful conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. In separate interviews in Lagos that peaceful conduct of the election would increase investors’ confidence in the market. Alhaji Rasheed Yussuf,

INEC releases results in 8 states, FCT  

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of eight states in the presidential election. Also released is the result of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Listed below is the result so far released by INEC headquarters just before the chairman of INEC, Attahiru Jega, declared a break to

PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS: EKITI APC 120, 331 PDP 176, 466; ENUGU APC 14, 157 PDP 553, 003; OGUN APC 308, 290 PDP 207, 950; OSUN APC 383, 603 PDP 249, 929; ONDO APC 299, 889 PDP 251, 368; F.C.T APC 146,399 PDP 157,195; OYO APC 528, 620 PDP 303, 376; NASARAWA APC 236,838 PDP 273,460

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APC, Others Condemn Election Process In Anambra

Issues and complaints have continued to trail the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly Elections in Anambra State, as collation of results is concluded in various constituency  and Local Government Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by the Senator

APC wins 3 senatorial seats in Katsina

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APC wins 3 senatorial seats in Katsina, deputy government, speaker lose The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won with wide margins, all the three senatorial seats in Katsina State at the concluded National Assembly elections. In Katsina Central, the Returning Officer, Prof. Aminu Dalhatu said that APC candidate, Alhaji Umar Ibrahim,

Rivers Election Compromised, International Observer, Jennifer Lynne Says

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The Executive Director of Contact Project, Jennifer Lynne, believes that presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State were indeed compromised. Ms Lynne, an international observer monitoring the Nigerian presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State, was speaking on Channels Television via the telephone on Sunday night.

Bomb Incident At Enugu Was A Scare – IGP

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The Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Suleiman Abba says that the bomb incident that occurred at one of the polling units on Saturday in Enugu was to scare people involved in the electoral process. He said that nobody was hurt as the election was completed and not disrupted in that polling

Osun State REC Confirms Election Results Receipt

The Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) in Osun State, Adekunle Ogunmola has confirmed the receipt of results for the Presidential Election from 23 local government areas out of the 30 councils in the state. Speaking to newsmen at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) state headquarters in Osogbo‎, the Osun state capital,

Election Not Held In 18 Wards In Yobe State

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Yobe State, north-east Nigeria, Mr Habu Zarma, has confirmed that elections were not held in 18 wards in Gaidam Local Government Areas of the State. Speaking to Channels Television in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, the REC said that insecurity was responsible for the lack

APC wins 2 federal constituencies on Lagos Island

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The INEC on Sunday declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winners of Lagos Island Federal Constituencies 1 and 2 in Lagos State. Martha Amadi, the Returning Officer for the Lagos Island Federal Constituency 1, said that Mr Enitan Badru of the APC polled 15,389 votes to beat Lukman Oladipo of

Uba Asks INEC Not To Declare National Assembly Winner In Anambra

A factional Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Anambra South Senatorial Zone, Mr Chris Uba, has asked the electoral body not to declare any candidate of the PDP winner of the National Assembly election. Mr Uba’s call came few hours to the announcement of the result of

Collation Of Results Continues Across Nigeria

The collation of election results are ongoing across Nigeria, a day after the presidential and National Assembly elections held across the oil rich nation. In Oyo State collation continued through the night till Sunday morning  in 11 Local Government Areas.