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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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PDP Rejects the results of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections being announced by INEC.

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the results of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus who addressed a press conference in Abuja, described the figures being announced by INEC as incorrect and totally unacceptable.…

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NYSC calls on INEC to pay all outstanding allowances to corps members who participated in the last Saturday’s election.

National Youth Service Corps has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to pay all outstanding training allowances and other entitlements of the corps members who participated in the last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. The call was contained in statement on Monday by NYSC’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi.…

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Human rights lawyer, asks INEC to take over the prosecution of electoral offenders.

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to take over the prosecution of electoral offenders arrested during the Saturday’s elections. Falana, in a letter dated February 24, 2019, which was addressed to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, urged the commission not to leave the prosecution of the offenders for…

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Nigerian Police Force arrests 128 persons for alleged electoral offences.

The Nigerian Police Force has arrested 128 persons for alleged electoral offences across the country. A statement by the force spokesman, Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, in Abuja, said the offences ranged from homicide-related crimes, vote trading, ballot box snatching, among others. He said that 38 assorted weapons and a cache of explosives…

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Federal Government approves visa fee waiver for accredited observers.

Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors of the nation’s upcoming general elections. Controller-General Nigeria Immigration Service Muhammad Babandede, announced this in a statement in Abuja. He said that the waiver was sequel to the re-scheduling of the general elections to Saturday for Presidential and National Assembly, from February 16,…

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