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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 [...]

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President Buhari in Daura after casting his vote in his home state. He wrote ” I was pleased to spend time on my farm in Daura, this morning. Agriculture will continue to be one of the priorities of our administration. I‘m proud of what we have achieved in domestic fertilizer production; financing for farmers, and [...]

Pendulum: Four Years After, We Are Back to Square One

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Fellow Nigerians, how time flies indeed. About four years ago, we went through this very ritual, though the election was shifted by six weeks, for reasons we believed was an excuse to get the ruling government better prepared to consolidate its grip on power. Before long, the six weeks arrived, and there was no hiding [...]

Oby Ezekwesili: The joys of Sacrifice

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Let me quickly get a few things out of the way before I proceed with my reflections. If you are one of those abusing, insulting, rubbishing, ridiculing, and mocking Oby Ezekwesili, take a piece of paper, jot down these five points, and frame them for future reference: 1) there will never be a history of [...]

US, UK and EU Interference on CJN Onnoghen Suspension| Presidency Releases Statement

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The Presidency notes with interest the coordinated statements of the US, UK and EU linking the suspension of CJN Onnoghen to the conduct of the upcoming elections. We appreciate the concerns voiced by the three statements and accept that the authors of the statements believe they were acting in friendship toward Nigeria with regard to [...]

Onnoghen Suspension: “Nigeria now under Dictatorship” – Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari as a coup against democracy. In a statement he personally signed, the Senate President said the suspension was another act of desperation by President Buhari. Senate President-Bukola Saraki Mr Saraki said Mr Buhari acted outside [...]

Buhari suspends Walter Onnoghen and Appoints Mr.Tanko Muhammed as Acting CJN.

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President Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen.He said the suspension was based on the order of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on January 23, 2019.Already Justice Tanko Mohammed from Bauchi State has been sworn-in at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja, to be on an acting capacity. [...]

Nnamdi Azikiwe Mausoleum

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The Muhammadu Bu­hari-led administration has recorded another giant landmark following the com­pletion of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Mausoleum. The project initi­ated by the federal government twenty-two years ago, was awarded by the late Sani Abacha regime shortly after the death of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Owelle of Onitsha and the first president of Nigeria. The project, as [...]