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Buhari Issues BokoHaram Vow, Says Sect Will “Soon Know Our Strength”

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has issued an audacious vow to crush the jihadi group, BokoHaram, which has tormented Nigerians for years, with an estimated 20,000 people killed. In an address Wednesday after receiving his Certificate of Return as the president-elect, Mr. Buhari warned that the sect will soon know the “strength of our collective will”.…

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Barack Obama Calls Buhari & Jonathan, Praises Both For First Democratic Transfer Of Power

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington    United States President Barack Obama spoke to Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and outgoing leader Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday, praising both for their role in the country’s first democratic transfer of power. Obama spoke…

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Dame Jonathan Congratulates Buhari’s Wife, Asks Nigerian Women To Support Her

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, Wednesday, congratulated the wife of the President-elect, Hajia Aisha Buhari on the election of her husband, General Muhammadu Buhari. Dame Jonathan, in a statement signed by Ayo Adewuyi, a Media Assistant attached to the Office of the Lady, urged Nigerian women to work with Hajia Aisha Buhari and give…

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“Thank You, Nigeria’s Youths” – A Message From President Elect, Muhammadu Buhari

President Elect- General Muhammadu Buhari, has just released a statement to Nigerian youths. Read below. Today, more than 54 years after we got our independence and 16 years since our return to democracy, the walk to true change has started. We have toiled, sweated and worked hard for this victory. We refused to give up…

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Orubebe Apologises For Outburst At Collation Centre, Also For Calling Jega “Tribalistic” & “Partial”

A former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, has apologised for the outburst he expressed on Tuesday while the collation of Nigeria’s Presidential election results was ongoing. At the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja, Mr Orubebe had accused the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega of being…

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President Elect Buhari Releases Statement Appreciating Jonathan, Calls On Nigerians To Be Peaceful

At exactly 5:15pm on (Tuesday) 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 and was a worthy opponent. I extend my hand of fellowship to him. I look…

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Read Goodluck Jonathan’s Statement After Announcement Of 2015 Presidential Election Results

Fellow Nigerians, I thank you all for turning out en-masse for the March 28 General Elections. I promised the country free and fair elections. I have kept my word. I have also expanded the space for Nigerians to participate in the democratic process. That is one legacy I will like to see endure. Although some…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Concedes To Defeat & Congratulates Gen. Muhammadu Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan conceded to defeat and congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari at 5:15PM today Tuesday 31st March according to reports. According to the THEWILL, a statement from an anonymous top adviser and strategist to the presidency said, “Nigeria is bigger than the interest of any individual or a group. President Jonathan will concede defeat and…

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Nigeria 2015 Official Presidential Election Results: Buhari Leads As INEC Declares 18 States & FCT

Results from 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory so far released by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Monday showed the All Progressives Congress(APC) Presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari coasting to victory. He polled 8,520,437 votes in the states and the FCT while his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)counterpart and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan…

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