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Atiku’s Election Petition Against Buhari’s victory | Download PDF Here.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) computer server shows that Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the February 23 election with about 1.6 million votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari, the opposition candidate claims. This is contained in the petition filed on Monday by the PDP and Mr Abubakar, to challenge the [...]

Pius Adesanmi Killed In Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

– Posted in: Obituary

Pius Adesanmi, popular Nigerian professor and columnist based in Canada, was on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed in the early hours of Sunday. Late Pius Adesanmi SaharaReporters had reported earlier on Sunday morning that an Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, crashed, killing 149 passengers and eight crew [...]


– Posted in: Opinion

My initial instinct was to title this article, ‘Different Strokes for Different Folks.’ It was supposed to lay bare the double standards that have characterised governance under the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The administration had found a leader of the ruling party and former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, free from sin just because [...]

INEC on NigeriaDecide2019 | “Some of Our Staff Were Raped”

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says members of its staff were abducted and raped during Saturday’s elections. In a statement on Friday, Festus Okoye, INEC commissioner for information and voter education, said while the elections were generally peaceful, there was “high level of violence” in a few places in addition to “the subjugation of [...]

The Message from Kwara By Olusegun Adeniyi,

– Posted in: Opinion

By the time I left Ilorin, capital of my beloved Kwara State on the 6pm Arik flight last Friday to vote in Abuja the next day, the sense of excitement was palpable. Men and women who hitherto believed they had no power were buoyant. ‘O to Ge’ (enough is enough), the slogan of the main [...]

NigeriaDecides2019 | Oby Ezekwesili Garners 7223 Votes Despite Withdrawer from The Race

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INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, while announcing the results early on Wednesday in Abuja said Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his main challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 11,255,978 votes. Oby Ezekwesili Also in the results announced, the Allied Congress Party of [...]

Atiku | “This Is The Worst Election In 30 Years”

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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has described the just-concluded presidential election as the worst held in the nation in the last 30 years. He condemned the election while addressing party supporters on Wednesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Atiku, who rejected the outcome of the poll, said even the military [...]