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Adams Oshiomhole Danced To Celebrate Buhari’s Tribunal Victory Last Night
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Adams Oshiomhole Danced To Celebrate Buhari’s Tribunal Victory Last Night

See how APC Chairman Adams Oshiomole celebrated Buhari's tribunal victory last night, his dance step got people confused, as many wondered what kind of dance is it called? A five-man panel tribunal, Wednesday, upheld Buhari’s re-election, striking out all petitions brought against him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar. While congratulating President Buhari, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was seen serving us some dance move. Still on the mood of celebration, Adams Oshiomole was seen showing of his dance skills in celebration of President Buhari Victory at the tribunal. This is an incredible dance by Oshiomole, this dance got people talking, the man really nailed it. Watch the video belo...
Tribunal: Yahaya Bello Congratulates Buhari, Urges Atiku To Accept Verdict
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Tribunal: Yahaya Bello Congratulates Buhari, Urges Atiku To Accept Verdict

Kogi State Governor, Mr Yahaya Bello, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT), Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV had reported that the Tribunal, Wednesday, upheld Buhari’s re-election, striking out all petitions brought against him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar. In a statement obtained by Igbere TV, Bello hailed the Tribunal’s verdict, urging the PDP and Atiku to “accept the outcome in good faith” and “join hands with the President to move the nation forward.” The governor, who is currently seeking re-election on the platform of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), also wished the President a successful second term. He said the Tribunal’s judgement “has...
Dele Momodu Reacts To President Buhari’s Victory At The Election Tribunal
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Dele Momodu Reacts To President Buhari’s Victory At The Election Tribunal

Media Mogul, Dele Momodu has reacted to the Presidential Election Tribunal judgment affirming President Buhari as the legitimate winner of the February 2019 elections. The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed the petition of Atiku Abubakar challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election, in its entirety. The five-man panel of justices led by Justice Mohammed Garba, held that the petitioners (Atiku, PDP) failed to “evidently prove” their case beyond “reasonable doubt.” The tribunal insisted that the allegations levelled under issues 4 and 5 (above) were criminal in nature that must be proved beyond reasonable doubt. The tribunal also said the petitioners failed to discharge the burden of proof that Buhari was not elected by ...
Why We Dismissed Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari In Its Entirety – Tribunal
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Why We Dismissed Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari In Its Entirety – Tribunal

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed the petition of Atiku Abubakar challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election, in its entirety. The five-man panel of justices led by Justice Mohammed Garba, held that the petitioners (Atiku, PDP) failed to “evidently prove” their case beyond “reasonable doubt.” “The petitioners have a duty to prove all the allegations which are criminal in nature beyond reasonable doubt,” the lead judge (Mohammed Garba) said in his ruling. He listed some of the allegations the PDP and Atiku raised in their petition to include, ‘compromised printing of election materials’, ‘manipulation of ballot boxes’, ‘manipulation of card readers’, and ‘manipulation of accreditation and collation'. Others are, m...
Atiku Heads To Supreme Court Over INEC Server
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Atiku Heads To Supreme Court Over INEC Server

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to challenge, at the Supreme Court, the dismissal of their application to be granted access to inspect the central server allegedly used by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to transmit results of the last general election. Recall that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal had earlier ruled in a unanimous decision that the request could not be granted since the issue of whether such central server existed or not, is already a subject of controversy in the substantive petition that is challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Reacting to the Tribunal’s ruling, a senior member of the Atiku and PDP’s legal team, Chief Chris Uche, SAN, told Journalists: “T...
Akeredolu Orders Ondo APC Members To Return Buhari-Osinbajo Campaign Vehicle
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Akeredolu Orders Ondo APC Members To Return Buhari-Osinbajo Campaign Vehicle

Governor of Ondo State,Rotimi Akeredolu,has ordered the withdrawal of all the branded vehicles he donated for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and the party's candidates during the 2019 general election. The memo, which was signed by Isiaka Yusuf, the Senior Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Governor, and sent to both the elected lawmakers and the 18 LGA chairmen,read: “I have been directed by Mr. Governor to withdraw the branded Sienna in your possession," “You are required to submit the vehicle to the office of the SSA (Political Matters) on or before Friday 12th April 2019. Please, kindly comply. SSA (Political Matters)." The branded vehicles ,which includes buses and Toyota Sienas, were given to the party chairmen and elected members of the On...
Use Your Second Term To Re-unite Nigerians, EU Tells Buhari
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Use Your Second Term To Re-unite Nigerians, EU Tells Buhari

The European Union (EU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his second term to re-unite the country, in line with the spirit of the 2019 Abuja Peace Accord. The EU, while congratulating President Buhari on his re-election, expressed willingness to work with his government. In a letter dated March 22, 2019 and jointly signed by Donald Tusk for the European Council and Jean-Claude Juncker for the European Commission, the Union said: “On behalf of the European Union, we would like to congratulate you on your re-election as the President of Nigeria. “We look forward to your leadership in strengthening democracy and uniting the country in line with the principles and spirit of the 2019 Abuja Peace Accord, and the EU is willing to work with your government to follow up on t...
APC Presidential Campaign Spokesman, Festus Keyamo Returned To Law
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APC Presidential Campaign Spokesman, Festus Keyamo Returned To Law

The spokesman for the presidential campaign council of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Festus Keyamo(SAN) returned to his profession after the successful re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. He wrote: Fully back to my beat this morning in court. When you are are a professional in politics and not a professional politician, you seamlessly switch to your primary address after discharging your political assignment.
Sultan Hails Buhari’s Re-election, Urges Atiku To Accept Defeat
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Sultan Hails Buhari’s Re-election, Urges Atiku To Accept Defeat

The leadership of the Jamaatu Nasril Islam under the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’adu Abubakar lll, has hailed the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23 presidential election in the country. The Sultan of Sokoto is the spiritual leader of the Nigerian Muslims. He is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. In a statement signed on his behalf and the Nigerian Muslim community by the JNI’s Secretary-General, Dr Khalid Abubakar-Aliyu, on Sunday in Kaduna, the Sultan thanked God for a hitch-free election which led to the declaration of Buhari as winner. He urged losers in the presidential poll, including Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, to accept defeat and embrace peace as according to him, in ever...
I Supported Buhari’s Re-election, Because I Foresaw His Victory ― Obiano
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I Supported Buhari’s Re-election, Because I Foresaw His Victory ― Obiano

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said he supported the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari because he foresaw his victory for the second term in office. Governor Obiano, who disclosed this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr James Eze, said he knew that it was impossible to beat President Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential and National Assembly elections Mr Eze, said the governor, made it clear to his close friends and allies that the opposition did not stand a chance against the president. He argued that in a federation that has developed a thick skin for fairness, equity and justice, it is wiser to be subtle than confrontational. He warned that Ndigbo must not stumble twice over the same stone. But nobody understood him then, fo...
2019 Elections: Banking Stocks Record Biggest Fall Since 2016
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2019 Elections: Banking Stocks Record Biggest Fall Since 2016

In a continuing negative reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election, banking stocks recorded its biggest fall since 2016. Since Wednesday when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the presidential election, the Nigerian Stock Exchange has lost N281 billion. Amidst this loss, the 10 largest banking stocks dropped by 4.6% at the close of trading on Thursday. According to data monitored by Bloomberg, the market’s biggest laggers by index points were Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, which dropped 6.9%, Zenith Bank Plc, which fell 4% and Nigerian Breweries Plc, down 4.5%. “We are seeing investors react negatively in the short term” to the election results, Olabisi Ayodeji, an analyst at Exotix Capital, said. Ambrose Omordion, another...
Buhari’s Victory: Demonstration Of Confidence And Trust By Nigerians – Kenyatta
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Buhari’s Victory: Demonstration Of Confidence And Trust By Nigerians – Kenyatta

Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya has congratulated Nigeria’s president on his reelection. In a message shared on Twitter, the Kenyan president said Buhari’s victory is a clear demonstration of Nigeria’s trust and confidence in the President. This is amidst an election which was marred my irregularities with the opposition alleging dubious collation. See Kenyan President's official tweet below: Congratulations H.E. @MBuhari on your re-election for a second term as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Your victory is a clear demonstration of the trust and confidence the people of Nigeria have in your ability to lead the country to greater heights of progress
Boyloaf, Tompolo, Other Ex-Niger Delta Militants Set To Endorse Buhari
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Boyloaf, Tompolo, Other Ex-Niger Delta Militants Set To Endorse Buhari

Ex-armed men, once notorious for the long-run militancy in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta, are set to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid. The endorsement is to come at a press conference scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt today, Wednesday. The conference is to be addressed by Victor Ebikabowei, also known as General Boyloaf, a source close to Boyloaf told PREMIUM TIMES. PREMIUM TIMES has previewed the text of Boyloaf’s address, which notes the tension between the ex-militant leaders, now cooperating under the aegis of Peace Ambassadors of the Niger Delta, and the Buhari government at its inception. It reads: “In spite of the tense beginning and moments we have had with the current administration following his defeat of our brother Goodluck Jonathan, we have f...
Nigeria Airways Retirees Hold Rally, Prayer Session For Buhari’s Re-election
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Nigeria Airways Retirees Hold Rally, Prayer Session For Buhari’s Re-election

The Nigeria Airways pensioners on Tuesday held a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection bid for the second term. The retirees also conducted a special prayer session for the victory of the President at the polls. Speaking to newsmen shortly after the rally, the Chairman of the state chapter of Nigeria Airways pensioners, Alhaji Mohammed Adamu said the rally was thank the President for paying their entitlements. We gathered here to thank the President for listening to the cries of the pensioners and ex-staff of Nigeria Airways in liquidation. “We are also here to thank him for saving our souls and that of our families. What others refused to do PMB’s administration has done it for us,“ he said. Adamu assured Buhari of the retirees’ support during the forthc...
Buhari’s Reelection Will Bring More Hardship – Bishop Seun Adeoye
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Buhari’s Reelection Will Bring More Hardship – Bishop Seun Adeoye

An Osun state-based cleric, Bishop Seun Adeoye, has warned Nigerians against reelecting President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s presidential poll. According to him, reelecting the All Progressives Congress candidate for the election will bring a “double portion of hardship.” He urged voters to vote for candidates capable of developing the country. Adeoye, who is the presiding Bishop of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry, Okinni, Osun State, in a statement on Friday said many people ignored his warnings against electing Buhari in 2015. The statement reads, “A few days to the 2015 presidential election, I circulated a statement warning that if Buhari was elected as the president his government would bring hardship to Nigerians. Not many people listened to me. They were ov...
2019: PDP Not A Threat To Buhari’s Re-election – Keyamo
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2019: PDP Not A Threat To Buhari’s Re-election – Keyamo

Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Presidential Campaign Council, says the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not a threat in the 2019 elections. He said that the PDP would never serve as a threat to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari Keyamo made the claim on Thursday during the inauguration of the Women and Youths Wing of the APC Presidential Campaign Team in Abuja. However, he called on APC supporters to intensify efforts towards ensuring that the party recorded massive victory at the polls. “ They are no longer a threat to President Muhammadu Buhari because their effort is collapsing. They have more than four hundred groups but the groups are now dropping on weekly basis. “ It clearly shows that they ...
Aisha Buhari Displays The 4+4 Symbol (Photos)
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Aisha Buhari Displays The 4+4 Symbol (Photos)

WIFE OF THE PRESIDENT DR AISHA MUHAMMADU BUHARI DISPLAYS THE 4+4 YEARS SYMBOL IN SUPPORT OF PRESIDENT BUHARI’S RE-ELECTION IN ABUJA. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 3 2019. Dr @aishambuhari displays 4+4 years for Re-election of President @muhammadubuhari come February 2019.
AA Cautions Uche Nwosu Against Supporting Buhari’s Re-election
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AA Cautions Uche Nwosu Against Supporting Buhari’s Re-election

The Action Alliance (AA) has cautioned its governorship candidate in Imo State, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, against canvassing for President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection next year. National Chairman of the party, Ken Udeze, told journalists in Owerri yesterday that the party would not hesitate to sanction him (Nwosu) if he fails to heed the party’s directives.He disclosed that the party has already adopted candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as its preferred candidate for the 2019 election, adding that AA will deliver Nwosu with or without support from the presidency “The party has made it clear that we have already adopted Atiku Abubakar at the level of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) and we have also drawn his (Nwosu)’s attention to ...
Lai Mohammed Diverting Ministry’s Funds Towards Buhari’s Re-election – PDP
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Lai Mohammed Diverting Ministry’s Funds Towards Buhari’s Re-election – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was diverting funds budgeted for the Ministry of Information to run campaigns for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 presidential election. But in a swift reaction, the minister debunked the claims of the party, saying it was only jittery and raising false alarm having realised that it would be defeated again in the forthcoming elections. Speaking with Daily Independent , Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, said while many chieftains of the PDP were being prosecuted for allegedly using public funds to prosecute the 2015 general elections, the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) was currently bidding for contracts in various ministries with...
I Prefer 4 More Years Of Buhari To 8 Years Of Another Fulani – Chekwas Okorie
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I Prefer 4 More Years Of Buhari To 8 Years Of Another Fulani – Chekwas Okorie

National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, in this interview, outlines why the South-East and South-West should back President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election and speed up power shift to the South among other national issues. How will you describe the state of the nation as we head towards the 2019 general elections? Nigeria is still a work in progress but it’s unfortunate that we are in election mood. While those in government are busy convincing Nigerians that they have done On President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war Nobody can take that from them because they were able to fight the anti-corruption war headlong. But for some to call the anti-corruption war of this administration a selective fight is illogical. Because the issue of fraud ...
Obasanjo’s Son Declares Readiness To Help Buhari Win Re-election
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Obasanjo’s Son Declares Readiness To Help Buhari Win Re-election

Despite the fact that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is publicly opposed to Buhari’s re-election bid, his son Abraham Olujonwo Obasanjo has openly declared his support and availability to work for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. Festus Keyamo, Director of Strategic Communications, President Buhari Campaign Organisation, confirmed that Obasanjo’s son wrote the campaign organisation on Wednesday to officially declare his support. In the letter, He strongly appealed to all youths to “embrace and support Buhari’s government in his aggressive, relentless pursuit of equitable distribution of wealth and resources to the masses” The signed cover of the letter reads: Dear Sir, please find attached a statement of my public declaration and support for the 2019 secon...

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