‘The appeal is constitutionally time-lined and would expire on the 27th March 2019’.
All one needs to win an election is a consensus from the majority.
No regrets from my time in politics
INEC directed to remove his name from ballot.
The chairman of Imo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Daniel Nwafor, has called on stakeholders in the party to stop the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, from further digging the grave of the party.
Insist Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election is illegitimate.
Advise Atiku to accept the outcome of the election.
A statement by his media office yesterday said, “In a desperate move to have Atiku Abubakar concede and congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari, officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, at 8.30am yesterday invaded the Maitama residence of Babalele.”
The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye has dismissed the insinuation that he was planning to leave the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) for the All Progressive Congress, (APC), saying ‘I remain in PDP, PDP is my home, PDP is my home.’
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Senator Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Anambra Central senatorial election conducted last Saturday.
The runner-up from the People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar says he’ll challenge the outcome in court.
Nigeria’s courts have tended not to favour opposition parties in the past.
“I have asked all the IDPs residing in my Shinkafi houses to immediately pack out because they are not serious in life. These are people who had to leave their villages due to insecurity caused by a government that could not provide such basic necessity to them, yet they went and sold their votes at the last elections trying to bring back the same gang,” he said.
RECs, National Commissioners may go in protest.
Some eleated, others dejected.
“Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to elect their choice leader but the people in power, led by Buhari, used the instrumentality of government to perpetrate the incumbent in power.”
The Rivers State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), loyal to the Minister for Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has underlined its contribution to the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari who it also congratulated.
As congratulatory messages continued to pour in from within and outside the country over the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has kept mum over the development.
Unknown gunman on Wednesday shot into a crowd celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in Sabo, Yaba, killing one person, while a police officer was seriously injured by some protesting youth in Okokomaiko, Lagos.
“My heart and thoughts are with the families of the victims. May God comfort and give them the fortitude to bear the loss,’’ he said.
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“We did not sleep at all with the celebration of Buhari’s victory. These people were going from house to house, disturbing people and knocking on our gates in the name of celebration,”
Some say the will of the people prevield, others say it is a victory for Nigeria’s democracy.
“I understand the PDP is aggrieved about the outcome of the election and alleged massive irregularities. But I urge former Vice President Atiku Abubakar not to approach the Election Petition Tribunal. He might have moved backwards by his loss, but he should not lose sight of the legacy and greatness that lies in front of him”, Agbakoba said.
He said as soon as the 9th Senate was inaugurated, his major focus would be to continue with the good work for the people of the territory, especially provision of infrastructure to communities that had not benefited before.