Winners, losers and the shape of the incoming Senate…

Unexpectedly, some political bigwigs dropped by the way side in the just-concluded National Assembly election. Just as we saw some shocking defeats, so also were some strange victories. The atmosphere was full of mixed emotions; as some celebrated, others were soaked in sorrow and disappointment as gnashing of teeth reigned in such camps. Such is…

My Election is Victory for Nigeria, Says Buhari…

Promises inclusive govt Receives certificate of return UK, China, others congratulate president on his re-election Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday moved to assuage feelings injured by his victory at last Saturday’s presidential contest, telling his supporters to be magnanimous in victory and not humiliate those that lost out at the poll. Receiving…

NANS Hails Buhari’s Re-Election…

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has congratulated re-elected of President Muhammadu Buhari as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Mr Adeyemi Azeez, the National Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Azeez, however, urged Buhari to further improve on the masses-friendly…

UK Congratulates Buhari, Says Nigerians ‘Can Have Confidence In The...

  The United Kingdom has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the presidential election. This is coming from the UK Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the President the winner of the keenly contested poll on Wednesday. She said, “I offer my congratulations…

Why The People Of Ogun Want Me As Governor –Isiakaalso…

Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, popularly called GNI is the Ogun State governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC). In this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he speaks on his chances in the forthcoming governorship elections, his agenda if elected and other issues. Excerpts: Having contested twice for the governorship position of Ogun state and lost, what…

PMB’s Victory, Proof APC Has Not Disappointed Nigerians – Osinkolu…

The director general,  Buhari/Osinbajo  Campaign Organisation in Ekiti State, Dr Olusegun Osinkolu has said that the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential poll further attests to the fact that Nigerians appreciate  the landmark achievements of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government in the last four years. He said contrary to the claim…

Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Door-To-Door Campaign Continues (Pictures)…

Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Intense Door-to-Door Campaign continues… Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign train on Wednesday returned to markets and streets of Enugu canvassing for votes ahead of March 9 governorship and state assembly elections, amid jubilation and excitement from teeming supporters and admirers. The PDP governorship candidate, who was…

Election violence worsens Nigeria’s tainted democracy…

ELECTORAL democracy is in a terrible state in Nigeria. Its practice defies universal standards of acceptable behaviour. But while everything is wrong with democracy in Nigeria,the greatest danger to its development is election violence. Elections are a do-or-die affair in this country, with politicians willing to unleash violence to achieve their ambition. That desperation was…

Ninth N’Assembly to get 15 ex-govs as senators…

The APC clinched all the senatorial seats in Ogun, Lagos and Ekiti, and lost a seat each in Osun, Oyo and Ondo states.In the North-West, INEC has released the results of all the 21 senatorial… Read these and other news

SGF: Buhari’s Victory Triumph of Democracy…

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has described President Muhammadu Buhari victory in Saturday’s polls as a triumph of democracy. He made the remarks yesterday after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officially declared Buhari as winner of the exercise. The SGF said the victory over…

NANS Hails Buhari’s Re-Election…

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has congratulated re-elected of President Muhammadu Buhari as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Mr Adeyemi Azeez, the National Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Azeez, however, urged Buhari to further improve on the masses-friendly…