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APC wins 64 seats in Senate

The result of the National Assembly election declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday has pushed the opposition All Progressives Congress to the majority status in the 109 membership Senate. Before the election, the Peoples Democratic Party enjoyed the majority status in the red chamber with 64 members while the APC has 41. […]

UK PM congratulates Buhari

  British Prime Minister, David Cameron The UK Prime  Minister,David Cameron, has released a statement congratulating the President-elect, Maj. Gen Buhari(retd.) on his victory at  the  presidential election. Cameron, in a statement on www.gov.uk Wednesday said,”I send my warmest congratulations to General Buhari on being elected as Nigeria’s next President. “This election has been a credit to the Nigerian […]

Fani-Kayode, after lying to Nigerians that PDP was leading in 23 states, begs Nigerians to cooperate with Buhari

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has begged Nigerians to cooperate with the President-elect, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). He said this at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday while speaking on the outcome of the Presidential election which the ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan lost. […]

Ijaw council urges youths to avoid violence

The President of the umbrella body of all Ijaw youths in the country, the Ijaw Youth Council,  Mr. Udengs Eradiri,  has called on all Ijaw youths across the country to avoid all acts of violence, destructions and protests as a fall of last Saturday’s Presidential election, won by Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress. […]

MEND congratulates Buhari

THE Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta on Wednesday congratulated the winner of the March 28 presidential election, General Muhammadu Buhari. MEND had in the past expressed its support for Buhari’s bid for the presidency, an action that had sparked a disagreement between it and former militant leaders. In a statement signed by […]

Obama hails Buhari, Jonathan

    President Barack Obama | credits: guardianlv.com United States President,Barrack Obama, on Wednesday, commended President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), for their public commitments to non-violence during their campaigns. Obama, in a  statement said President Jonathan  placed  Nigeria’s interests first by conceding defeat  while congratulating  Buhari on his victory. “I look forward to working with […]

Ministers pay solidarity visit to Jonathan

    President Goodluck Jonathan The Presidential Villa, Abuja wore a mournful look in the early hours of Wednesday, the morning after President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid. A few workers who had already closed from work as of  the time the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, named Gen. […]

How Jonathan lost

    President Goodluck Jonathan | credits: File photo IF President Goodluck Jonathan was afraid of the outcome of the just concluded presidential election, he never showed it. Before the election was held, he had started giving conditions on the type of people he wanted to dominate the forthcoming Eighth National Assembly  “I would want […]

Jubilation as Obasanjo, Sultan, others hail Buhari

  Jubilant crowd in Minna, Niger State | credits: Simon Ejembi Wild jubilation erupted across Nigeria on Tuesday following the victory of the All Progressives Congress candidate in the March 28 presidential election, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The 72-year-old Katsina-born former Head of State defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in an epic electoral battle, […]

In picture – PDP agent, Mr. Elder Orubebe, making a fool of himself at the INEC election result declaration centre

• The Peoples Democratic Party’s agent, Mr. Godsday Orubebe, protesting at the INEC’s collation centre for the presidential poll’s result in Abuja… on Tuesday | credits: Olatunji Obasa The fever generated by the eagerness of Nigerians about the outcome collation of the presidential election results in Abuja inched to its peak on Tuesday, when the […]

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