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President Jonathan Hosts Buhari At The Aso Rock Villa

While a section of Nigerians continues to bicker over the outcome of last weekend’s presidential election, Presidential Goodluck Jonathan, Friday hosted the president-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The unannounced meeting was held behind closed doors. Although Jonathan had called Buhari to congratulate him on his election victory when it became clear that the All ... Read More »

Buhari never said he would defeat Boko Haram in 2 months – APC

Contrary to a statement accredited to him on CNN ,promising to tackle Boko Haram in two months,the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation has described the media reports as misleading and unfounded..In a statement issued by Director of Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation, Garba Shehu, on Thursday, Shehu said Buhari never made such a promise.. “His ... Read More »

See Here What Jonathan Told Buhari On Phone

A recording of the telephone call by President Goodluck Jonathan to Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on March 31, congratulating him on his victory at the last Saturday’s presidential election hit the Internet on Thursday. The recording revealed what transpired between the two leaders. President Jonathan had reportedly called Buhari hours before the official declaration of the presidential election results ... Read More »

Jonathan Has Nothing To Fear’ – President Muhammadu Buhari

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan has nothing to fear from him. Buhari added that despite the acrimony involved in the election campaigns, he would not hold a grudge against anyone. The President-elect said this after receiving his Certificate of Return from the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega. “Let me state ... Read More »

Obasanjo Writes Buhari an Advisory Letter

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written the President elect, Gen Buhari a letter. In the letter, He emphasized on reinventing the military. “I hasten to congratulate you on your success and victory in the Presidential Elections of March 28, 2015. Your success and victory after three previous unsuccessful attempts must be great object lessons for you and for all politicians, ... Read More »

See Photos Of The Woman Who Cried As Buhari Received His Certificate From INEC

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has been issued a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.The chairman of INEC, Attahiru Jega, handed the certificate to Mr. Buhari, and the vice president-elect, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday at the International collation centre (ICC) in Abuja. A staunch supporter of the former military general got emotional -breaking down in tears as he ... Read More »

MEND Congratulates President-elect, Buhari, Hails Jonathan for Statesmanship

The outlawed militant group, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has congratulated the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on his victory in the 2015 presidential elections, saying Nigerians made the right choice. The “faceless” group in a statement by its spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo, said, “The Nigerian people have spoken and elected General Muhammadu Buhari to be the ... Read More »

Buhari Extends Hand Of Fellowship To Jonathan

BRIEF PRESS STATEMENT BY GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI,GCFR, PRESIDENT ELECT ON THE PLATFORM OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, APC. MARCH 31ST, 2015 At exactly 5:15pm this evening President Jonathan called to congratulate me on my victory. For this I want all Nigerians to join me in congratulating and appreciating Mr President for his statesmanship. President Jonathan engaged in a spirited campaign ... Read More »

Final results of the 2015 presidential elections – Buhari wins

As announced by Prof Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission… “14 candidates, fielded by 14 political parties participated in the election. We’d like to announce the votes for each party” Acredited voters – 31,756,490 AA – 22, 125 ACPN – 40,311 AP – 30,673 ADC – 29,666 APA – 53,537 APC – 15,424,921 CPP -, 36,300 HOPE ... Read More »

Jonathan Congratulates Buhari On The Phone

As Nigeria expects the presidential election results from Borno state, it is reported that Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari. According to Vanguard, the president called his major challenger, the opposition candidate, to congratulate him. A source disclosed that Jonathan, the Peoples Democratic Party, first spoke with Buhari on the phone and then with the APC national leader Bola Tinubu. ... Read More »

Muhammadu Buhari Wins 2015 Presidential Elections!

Nigeria has spoken. After almost 48 hours of awaiting the final results of the presidential elections, here we are. APC’s Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2015 presidential elections! Adebola Williams, co-founder of RED Media Africa, tweeted the following confirming the news: It was a really close race between PDP candidate, President Goodluck Jonathanand Buhari. Here are the results broken down ... Read More »

Buhari campaign group call for the arrest of Femi Fani-Kayode

Buhari Support Group has called on the law enforcement agents to effect the arrest of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode for saying that PDP had won in 23 states even when INEC had not announced any results. The group at a press conference in Abuja yesterday March 30th said Fani-Kayode through his action breached the electoral law “We strongly condemn in its ... Read More »

Photos: Buhari Returns To Abuja To Await Final Results

General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has just landed in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. Buhari, who is running for the presidential seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), returns to await the official announcement of the results of presidential election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Meanwhile, Nigeria’s election body says it awaits to announce the first results of Saturday’s ... Read More »

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari Wins Lagos By Over 100,000 Votes In Keenly Contested Race Against President Jonathan

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday was announced as winner of the presidential election in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria. To emerge winner, Buhari defeated the incumbent and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, in a keenly contested race, where he polled 793,460 as against the president’s 632,338. Out of ... Read More »

Buhari Tells Nigerians To Be Vigilant And Patient

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), has appealed to Nigerians to be patient as the Independent National Electoral Commission collates Saturday’s Presidential election results. Buhari gave the charge on his official Twitter page on Sunday evening. He urged his supporters to be vigilant. He said, “Fellow Nigerians, I urge you to exercise patience ... Read More »