Category Archives: Politics

Tough decisions are necessary if Nigeria is to move forward as a country – SGF.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, says that tough decisions are necessary if Nigeria is to move forward as a country. The SGF said this, when he addressed newsmen in Yola, Adamawa State. He said that they would be taking tough decisions which would not be palatable but would deepen and…

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TIFPI urges security agencies to give special attention to all red line states during and after the March 9 elections.

The Integrity Friends for Truth and Peace Initiative (TIFPI), has urged security agencies to give special attention to all red line states during and after the March 9 elections to ensure protection of lives and property. The Executive Director and Lead observer of the organization, Mr. Livingstone Wechie, made the call in Abuja to newsmen.…

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Women Interfaith Council advocate for peaceful elections.

As the governorship and state house of assembly elections draw nearer, the Women Interfaith Council has advocated for peaceful elections in Kaduna State and Nigeria in general. General Coordinator of the council, Hajiya Amina Kazaure stated this during a press briefing in Kaduna, said the council has observed that there are pockets of tension in…

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Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs congratulates President Buhari on his re-election victory.

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the Jama’tu Nasril Islam (JNI), have congratulated President Muhammad Buhari on his reelection victory. The NSCIA message signed by the council’s Media Committee Chairman, Alhaji Femi Abbas, wished President Buhari another successful tenure as president of the country. While enjoining Mr. President to continue to do his…

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At least twenty five persons died in the last Saturday’s elections – Observers.

The Foreign and domestic observers who monitored Saturday’s elections in Nigeria say at least twenty five persons died during the elections. Speaking at a joint press conference in Uyo, the observers said the number was higher compared to the twelve persons said to have died in the 2015 elections. The publicity secretary, Pan African Women…

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President Buhari should pay more attention to the economy and job creation in his second term – Nigerians.

This is the outcome of an online survey by the APC in which it asked Nigerians to suggest what they think the president should do better following his re-election. An overwhelming majority of the respondents, representing seventy one per cent, said President Buhari should give more attention to economy and jobs creation. Others, representing thirteen…

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President Buhari’s victory at the last Saturday’s elections is a confirmation of trust by the Nigerians – Boss Mustapha.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha, has says President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the last Saturday’s elections is a confirmation of the trust bestowed on him by Nigerians. The SGF told newsmen after the president received his Certificate of Return for his second term in office, that the victory of Buhari…

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Local observers urge losers in Saturday’s elections to accept defeat.

Several accredited local observers have urged losers of the presidential and National Assembly elections to accept defeat with dignity. Addressing a news conference in Abuja, spokesman for the observers under the aegis of Organisation of Justice for Equity Sustenance, Tunde Bafunsho implored the winners to be magnanimous in victory, following the loss of the PDP…

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Governor Masari describes re-electing President Buhari as a sign of confidence.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari by majority of Nigerians is a sign of confidence and acceptance. Speaking to newsmen in his office, Masari said Buhari’s second coming would provide the opportunity to further lay a solid foundation for rebuilding the country. According to him, Nigerians had once…

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Delegation of Foreign Election observers describes last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election as largely peaceful.

A delegation of joint foreign election observers has described last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election as largely peaceful, orderly and in conformity with Nigeria’s legal framework. The observers, drawn from the African Union European Union the Commonwealth of Nations, National Democratic Institute and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa made the observation…

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