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Guber election: Kano electorate go spiritual… Kill camels, cows as sacrifice; Travel to Mecca for special prayers

Barely a week to the date of the re-run of the governorship election in some polling stations in Kano state, electorates have thronged places of worship within and outside the country to seek divine intervention. Kano state was among the six states where gubernatorial election was declared inconclusive by the …

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Announce outcome of Rivers’ election based on polling units’ figures  – Govt; We’ll decide in days – INEC

Rivers State government has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  to conclude the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state by immediately announcing the results of the polls based on the figures already collated at the polling units. This is as the INEC has assured …

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My commitment to greater Nigeria appreciated by Nigerians – Buhari; Receives results of AIDS Survey, says about 1.9 Nigerians infected

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, March 14, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari says his victory at the polls is a clear demonstration of appreciation by Nigerians for his commitment to a greater Nigeria. The president stated this when he received a delegation comprising Borgu people from Niger, Kebbi, Kwara and Kishi in …

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 Buhari presides over first post-election FEC meeting; tells envoys: Our best will be good enough for Nigeria

By Ismaila Chafe /Chijioke Okoronkwo Abuja, March 13, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the first Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting since after the Presidential, National Assembly and Governorship and State Assembly elections in Nigeria. Also, President Buhari has told  a delegation of non-career Ambassadors, who came to …

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Inconclusive Polls: INEC fixes March 23 for supplementary polls in 6 states; Silent on Rivers

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, March 12, 2019 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 23 for supplementary elections in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto where Saturday’s governorship poll was declared inconclusive. The commission announced the development in a statement signed by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner …

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I look forward to mutual working relationship with incoming Legislators – President Buhari; Says: I want to leave legacy of free, fair elections 

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura said he is looking forward to a mutual and effective working relationship with the ninth National Assembly toward improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle. Receiving his old school mates, who came to congratulate him on his re-election …

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 Obasanjo, other PDP chiefs still have questions to answer over Nigeria’s oil revenue, President Buhari tells labour leaders

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) still owes Nigerians explanation on how it expended the humongous resources that accrued to the country from oil sales between 1999 and 2014, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving the leadership of organized labour which came to felicitate with him on his electoral victory at …

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 I will do more in my second term – President Buhari; Addresses Nigerians on Governorship/State Assembly polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to work harder to consolidate on providing security, improving the economy, creating jobs, fighting corruption and upgrading infrastructure, following his re-election for a second term in office. According to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), speaking at …

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Governorship election: Security chiefs brief Buhari; President hosts ‘Thank you Dinner’ for APC Presidential Campaign Council

  By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, March 5, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja held a closed-door meeting with security chiefs, ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly Elections. The meeting also had in attendance, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Directors-General of the Department of State Services …

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 12 presidential candidates congratulate Buhari on election victory; Group backs Atiku’s decision to challenge result in court

  By Abujah Racheal/Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, March 4, 2019 Twelve presidential candidates in the Feb. 23 presidential election on Monday in Abuja, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on his re-election. Acting under the aegis of Forum of Presidential Candidates and Political Parties for Good Governance, …

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 Re-election: President Buhari meets with National Peace Committee; Receives congratulatory messages from China, US, UK, others  

President Muhammadu Buhari has received congratulatory messages from Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and other world leaders following his re-election. He also Friday, received in audience the National Peace Committee led by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special …

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 UK,  African leaders congratulate Buhari on re-election; I am confident of victory, all hope not lost –Atiku; Obasanjo keeps mum over election result; Osinbajo cuts ‘Next Level Cake’

By Temitope Ponle/ Ismaila Chafe/ Emmanuel Oloniruha/ Olawale Jokotoye Abuja, Feb. 27, 2019 (NAN) The UK Government has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on securing a second term as president. A statement from the British High Commission in Abuja on Wednesday, quoted the Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, as …

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