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RECs, National Commissioners may go in protest.
Some eleated, others dejected.
An editorial by Vanguard newspaper on the just concluded 2019 presidential elections.
“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.
Dr. Ahmad Gumi: Even before the votes are counted, President Muhammadu Buhari is 100% confident he is going to win. From where will that confidence be in a nation hardly thriving from division, disunity and economic woes?
Dynasties rise and fall. It is a natural order.
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.
Almost two decades of profligate monetary policy has destroyed Zimbabwe’s economy and fueled rampant inflation, decimating the savings of its people twice.
“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.
Faced with the most serious protests against his 30-year rule, President Omar al-Bashir’s declaration of a state of emergency will not save his bankrupt, unpopular regime. Instead, security forces must halt worsening violence, Bashir should step down and all sides should work on a broadly inclusive transitional government.
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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,”
Did colonialism end in Africa when the previous colonial powers granted independence? Apparently not, according to the United Nations’ International Court of Justice (ICJ), which has ruled “the process of decolonization of Mauritius was not lawfully completed” and the UK should relinquish the Chagos Archipelago “as rapidly as possible.”
Everything about the 2019 presidential election was very hard and troublesome. It includes the monitoring and reportage, especially the challenge of multiple information sources.
Some say the will of the people prevield, others say it is a victory for Nigeria’s democracy.
It’s a recurring theme across Nigeria, Kenya and many other African countries where elections and the accompanying political uncertainty have usually had adverse effects on big and small businesses—impacting short-term growth.
“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.
He alleged that state institutions like security agencies were used to maim and disenfranchise citizens in the guise of maintaining peace, while working to impose President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigerians.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has commended Nigerians for their courage to stand against what he described as ‘gun-point democracy.’
Brandishing sticks, brooms and cutlasses, the youth also blocked entry and exit points into the city.
If you violate laws while celebrating, we would arrest you, police warns.
“Nigeria is not at war. We expect political parties and politicians to caution their wards and supporters on the need to avoid the use of hate speeches, violence and confrontational tendencies in Akwa Ibom State. The interest of a few politicians should not be allowed to undermine our electoral process as power is transient.
There is little difference between the country’s ruling party and the opposition.
The party kicked against the arrest of one of its senators in Kwara state, describing it as a script being played by the “losing” All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has described allegations that he was planning to Islamize Nigeria as dangerous, deceptive and ungodly.