Monthly Archives: March 2015

Anyaoku, Abubakar, Dangote, Onaiyekan Hail Jonathan for Conceding Defeat

Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Emeka Anyaoku has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat and congratulating his opponent, the All Progressives Congress’s candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. Just as the Peace Accord Committee has congratulated Goodluck Jonathan for for his statesmanship. The chairman of the committee and former Head of State, Abdusalami Abubakar, who spoke to journalists after a closed-door meeting with ...

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Group Commends President Jonathan For Congratulating Buhari

A group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has expressed pleasure and praised President Goodluck Jonathan for congratulating the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in Saturday’s presidential polls. The group in a statement signed byits director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, urged Nigerians to emulate the Jonathan example. According to him, “With the collation of the ...

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#NigeriaDecides: Jonathan, Fayose Congratulate Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, have congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the polls on Saturday’s Presidential election in Nigeria. Jonathan was said to had called Buhari on telephone on Tuesday evening. On his part, Fayose urged Nigerians to accept the outcome of Saturday’s presidential election in good faith, saying; “the election result is ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo only ranked 29th in list of Europe’s best forwards as Real Madrid star’s great rival Lionel Messi tops charts

• Cristiano Ronaldo ranks an astonishing 29th according to statistics • Lionel Messi ranks first out of the top forwards in Europe • Eden Hazard and Mesut Ozil are the joint-top attacking midfielders • Manchester City’s Gael Clichy has been crowned Europe’s best full back • CIES Football Observatory compile the rankings by focussing on shooting, chances created, take-ons, distribution, ...

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2015 Presidential Polls: Buhari Set To Be Declared Nigeria’s President-Elect

General Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to be declared winner of Nigeria’s presidential election held last Saturday after fourth attempt, 30 years after his military government was toppled in a coup in 1985. From the officially declared result, Buhari leads Nigeria’s President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Goodluck ...

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IPC Decries Attacks on Journalists During National Elections, Calls for Al Jazeera Journalists Release

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the various incidents of attacks on journalists by security operatives and political thugs during last weekend’s presidential and national assembly elections. IPC said its monitoring of media coverage of the elections revealed that the following violation of journalists’ rights and press freedom occurred between Saturday and Sunday: Perez Brisibe of Vanguard newspapers ...

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Why I Didn’t Cancel Rivers Polls Result – Jega

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given reason why the commission won’t cancel presidential polls result from River State after it received a petition from the All Progressive Congress (APC) on Sunday seeking the cancellation of the last Saturday election. Jega in a statement said: “Sunday morning, I received a petition from @APCNigeria demanding for the ...

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#NigeriaDecides: APC Loses Six Rep Seats In Lagos

The All Progressives Congress has lost five House of Representatives seats to the Peoples Democratic Party and a seat to the Accord Party in Lagos, metronaija reports. Investigations by Metronaija’s correspondent showed that most of the reps lost in Igbo- dominated local government areas.Sources in the APC said the love the people of the South-East have for President Goodluck Jonathan ...

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How PDP’s Ekwunife Defeated APC’s Ngige, APGA’s Umeh To Clinched Senate Seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Hon. Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial District poll conducted on Saturday. Declaring the result on Monday in Awka, the Anambra State capital, the Returning Officer, Dr. Pius Okoye, said Ekwunife polled 101,548 votes to defeat 14 other candidates. Okoye, a lecturer at the Nnamdi ...

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PDP Not Perturbed By Results From The North West

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is unperturbed by the results of the elections so far released by INEC from the northwest zone, which is the stronghold of the APC and home of its presidential candidate. PDP notes that INEC is yet to release results from the zone where its Presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan hails from as well as its other strongholds in other parts of the country. ...

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