PDP Will Live To Fight Another Day – Fani-Kayode

The Spokesperson for the President Goodluck Jonathan campaign team, Femi Fani-Kayode, has congratulated General Mohammadu Buhari over his success at last Saturday’s presidential election. Fani-Kayode also commended President Goodluck Jonathan for rising above party politics, by conceding defeat and congratulating General Buhari.

At Least Nine Dead As Fatal Storms Hit Germany And Austria


A fatal storm is threatening the whole of northern Europe where reports say at least nine people have been killed in gales that battered Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK. Seven people were killed in Germany, including two men whose car was hit by a tree.

Civil Society Organisations Ask INEC To Fix Card Reader Lapses

Some Civil Society activists have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to correct the lapses associated with the use of card reader machines before the governorship and states’ House of Assembly elections. The society called a post-election news conference in Abuja, having observed the advantages and challenges posed

Germanwings Crash Video ‘Must Be Handed To Investigators’

As investigators continue to search for the reason why a Germanwings plane crashed and killed all the 150 people on board, the head of the investigation, Brice Robin, has called for anyone with footage of the disaster to hand it over to the authorities. However, the French prosecutor said that

NPC Commends Nigerian Police On Conduct During Polls

The National Peace Committee (NPC) has commended the Nigerian Police for its conduct during the 2015 presidential and National Assembly elections. The commendation was made at the Nigerian Police Headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital as members of the committee led by its Chairman, General Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd), embarked on

Obasanjo’s Letter To Buhari


The former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has written his first letter to the President-elect, asking him to be above board, and ensure that he carries out his promises to the people of Nigeria. Obasanjo says General Buhari’s success and victory after three previous unsuccessful attempts must be great object

Governor Okorocha Commends President Jonathan For Political Maturity

The Governor of Imo State and the Chairman of APC Governors’ Forum has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for displaying high level of political maturity by conceding defeat and calling to congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari, the APC presidential candidate and winner of Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election. Governor Rochas Okorocha, in a

European Union Commends Jonathan For Saving Nigeria From Chaos

The European Union observer group to the 2015 general elections in Nigeria has described President Goodluck Jonathan’s conduct as a shining example that other world leaders should emulate. Leader of the delegation, Mr Santiago Fisas, gave the commendation after holding a closed door meeting with the outgoing President in his

Ban Ki-Moon Reacts To Nigeria’s Presidential Election


The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, says the way the presidential election in Nigeria was conducted is “a testament” to Nigeria’s “democratic spirit”. Mr Ban Ki-Moon also commended President Jonathan for “his statesmanship in upholding the democratic process”.

Jacob Zuma Congratulates Nigeria


South African President, Jacob Zuma, has congratulated Nigeria on the successful conduct of the 2015 presidential election. A statement by the Spokesperson of the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Clayson Monyela, says President Zuma congratulates the President-elect and that South Africa remains committed to enhancing the historic

Townsend Scores As England Draw With Italy

Tottenham winger, Andros Townsend, came off the bench to produce a late equaliser for England in a 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin on Tuesday. Southampton striker, Graziano Pelle’s header looked to have put Italy on course for victory in the first-half of the friendly against England.

Fayemi Congratulates President-Elect, Buhari

Former Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari, over the party’s victory in the just concluded presidential election, saying the victory signposts a new beginning for Nigeria and Nigerians. “History has just been made in our dear country”, declared Fayemi,

Obasanjo Congratulates Buhari, Tasks Him On Reform


Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari over his election in Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election. Obasanjo, in a letter to the President-elect said his success and victory “after three previous unsuccessful attempts must be great object lessons for you and for all politicians, particularly in Nigeria.

General Muhammadu Buhari Wins Nigeria’s Presidential Election


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, winner of Nigeria’s presidential election, defeating the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan. The announcement was made by the Chairman of INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, after the completion of the collation and announcement

Fayose Urges Nigerians To Accept Presidential Election Results

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has urged Nigerians to accept the outcome of the Saturday presidential election in good faith, saying “the election result is the will of God and Nigerians, and all lovers of peace, progress and development of Nigeria must accept it”. Governor Fayose, in a statement

Yobe Residents Celebrate Buhari

From Damaturu the Yobe State capital comes a report that before the official announcement of the winner in Nigeria’s presidential election, APC supporters across major towns of the state trooped to major streets in celebration of the expected victory. The party supporters deferred any security threat in the troubled north-east

IBB Congratulates Buhari

Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, has congratulated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) General Muhammadu Buhari, describing the APC candidate’s victory at the polls as a deserved one. Gen.