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President Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Olu of Warri, to attend August 21 Coronation
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President Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Olu of Warri, to attend August 21 Coronation

Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has sent a hearty congratulatory message to the Olu designate of the Warri Kingdom, Prince Tsola Emiko on his acceptance and on his impending coronation to the royal stool. Dr. Jonathan spoke glowingly of his hope that the opportunity of the new Olu’s divinely ordained appointment would be to contribute his quota to the assignment of national development. His congratulatory letter dated July 23rd 2021, brimmed with eloquent praise and hope for the future of the people of the Warri Kingdom, stated further: “The Itsekiri Kingdom is renowned for its rich and colorful history, one that has lasted for hundreds of years.  The royal stool to which you have been found worthy is a national treasure, an emblem of patriotism, that has produced notable...
Trump Congratulates Nigeria for suspending Twitter, says more countries should ban the platform.
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Trump Congratulates Nigeria for suspending Twitter, says more countries should ban the platform.

Former US President, Donald Trump has congratulated the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter activities in the country. "Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their President. More COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook for not allowing free and open speech - all voices should be heard," Trump said in a statement. The Republican politician also encouraged other countries to follow in Nigeria’s footsteps and ban Twitter and Facebook before stating that he should have banned Twitter and Facebook when he was in the White House, but claimed he was discouraged by Mark Zuckerberg. "In the meantime, competitors will emerge and take hold. Who are they to dictate good and evil if they themselves are evil? Perhaps I should have d...
Buhari Congratulates Samia Suluhu Hassan, New Tanzanian President
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Buhari Congratulates Samia Suluhu Hassan, New Tanzanian President

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Samia Suluhu Hassan, who was sworn-in today as the President of Tanzania, following the tragic death of Dr. John Joseph Pombe Magufuli. President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated newly appointed Tanzanian President, Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan as she takes her place as the country's Head of State following the sudden demise of President John Magufuli. In a message to the first ever female president of the country, President Buhari urged President Suluhu to unite the nation and lead the country in a good direction. The President expressed his desire to work with the new Tanzanian President to advance issues of common African and global interests.
Angelique Kidjo Congratulates Burna Boy On Grammy Win
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Angelique Kidjo Congratulates Burna Boy On Grammy Win

Beninese-American music icon Angelique Kidjo has congratulated Nigeria’s Burna Boy for winning the 2021 Grammy for Best Global Music Album. The 60-year-old posted her congratulations on Instagram on Sunday, shortly after the 29-old-was announced winner. “Congratulations on your well-deserved Grammy,” Kidjo wrote along with a picture of the two of them taken last year. Burna Boy was nominated in the same category in 2019 – then known as Best World Music Album – but lost out to Kidjo at the awards ceremony in 2020. However, Kidjo dedicated her win to him, saying: “Burna Boy is among those young artistes that come from Africa that is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way that African music is the bedrock of all music.” She also visited him and his mum aft...
Tinubu Congratulates Osinbajo At 64, Says He Exhibited Outstanding Loyalty
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Tinubu Congratulates Osinbajo At 64, Says He Exhibited Outstanding Loyalty

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader and former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the Vice- President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on his 64th birthday, saying the Vice- President has exemplified the best traits of a public servant who strives to do his best for our precious nation. In a statement by his media office made available to Daily Independent, Tinubu described Osinbajo as a man of vision and diligent work ethics who has exemplified the best traits of a public servant. He said, “I join the family, friends, and associates of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to celebrate with him as he turns 64 on Monday.” “Praying for many more productive years and the best of health for Prof. Osinbajo, we also thank God for the life He has given his servant”...
“We Look Forward To Working With You” – Buhari, Others World Leaders Congratulates Biden, Harris
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“We Look Forward To Working With You” – Buhari, Others World Leaders Congratulates Biden, Harris

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly welcomes inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of America on Wednesday, expressing hope that their presidency will mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent. President Buhari congratulates the leaders, and entire country on the successful transition, which marks an important historical inflection point for democracy as a system of government and for the global community as a whole. “We look forward to the Biden presidency with great hope and optimism for strengthening of existing cordial relationships, working together to tackle global terrorism, climate change, poverty and improvement of economic ties and expansion of trade. “We hope t...
Ohanaeze: APC Congratulates Professor Obiozor
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Ohanaeze: APC Congratulates Professor Obiozor

We congratulate former Nigerian Ambassador to the US, Prof. George Obiozor on his election as the new President-General of the Ohanézè Ndígbo. We also congratulate Chief John Nwodo executive for its mature and patriotic leadership of Ohanézè Ndígbo.
Lagos Bye-elections: Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Abiru, Saheed
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Lagos Bye-elections: Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Abiru, Saheed

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, on his emergence as the Senator-elect for Lagos East Senatorial District. The Governor also congratulated the APC candidate for Kosofe State Constituency II, Mr. Obafemi Saheed, who emerged victorious in last Saturday's by-election. According to the results announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, Abiru defeated his opponent by wide margin in all the five local government areas in the senatorial district, polling a total of 89,204 votes against his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi, who secured 11,257 votes. Saheed polled 12,494 votes to beat his rival, Mr. Sikiru Alebiosu of PDP who got 2,068...
President Buhari Congratulates US President-Elect,  Joe Biden
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President Buhari Congratulates US President-Elect, Joe Biden

Congratulations to US President-Elect Joe Biden on his election at a time of uncertainty and fear in world affairs. His election is a reminder that democracy is the best form of government because it offers the people the opportunity to change their government by peaceful means. In a democracy, the most powerful group are not the politicians, but voters who can decide the fate of the politicians at the polling booth. The main fascination of democracy is the freedom of choice and the supremacy of the will of the people. President-Elect Biden’s remarkable track record gives us hope that he will add value to the presidency and world affairs. We look forward to greater cooperation between Nigeria and the United States, especially at economic, diplomatic, political and security leve...
Atiku Congratulates Joe Biden, Reveals Next Move
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Atiku Congratulates Joe Biden, Reveals Next Move

Former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 General election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has joined Senator Orji Uzor Kalu in congratulating Joe Biden who has been elected as the 46th president of the United States of America. In a statement made on Saturday, Atiku said Nigeria and the United States are two nations, united by a common language. He urged to Joe Biden to build on US-Nigeria relations, especially on widening the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for seamless interplay with the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA). He said : "I congratulate Joe Biden on his well-deserved victory at the November 3, 2020, US elections, and look forward to the age-long collaboration of our two nations in the co...
Barack Obama Congratulates Joe Biden And Kamala Harris
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Barack Obama Congratulates Joe Biden And Kamala Harris

Barrack Obama congratulates President-elect, Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. I could not be prouder to congratulate our next President, Joe Biden, and our next First Lady, Jill Biden - Barack Obama I also couldn’t be prouder to congratulate Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff for Kamala’s groundbreaking election as our next Vice President. In this election, under circumstances never experienced, Americans turned out in numbers never seen. And once every vote is counted, President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris will have won a historic and decisive victory. We’re fortunate that Joe’s got what it takes to be President and already carries himself that way. Because when he walks into the White House in January, he’ll face a series of extraordinary chall...
APC Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Obaseki, Admits Edo Election Free & Fair
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APC Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Obaseki, Admits Edo Election Free & Fair

The governing All Progressives Congress on Monday, conceded defeat 24 hours after Governor Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party was declared winner of the Edo Governorship Election. Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, in a statement titled, “Edo State Governorship Election: Victory for Democracy,” which he signed, congratulated Obaseki over his victory. Buni said, “Edo State Governorship election is over, the winner has been declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the person of the Mr. Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the People Democratic Party. “We hereby congratulate the winner of the election, the people of Edo State and all Nigerians. The peaceful conduct of the election and its outcom...
Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Obaseki For Emerging Victorious In Edo Election
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Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Obaseki For Emerging Victorious In Edo Election

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has sent a congratulatory message to Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over his victory in the Edo state election. Jonathan in a series of tweets on Sunday, September 20, commended the people of Edo and INEC for ensuring a peaceful, credible and transparent election in the state. The former president urged the re-elected governor to govern all people of his state without any partisan bias. He wrote: "I congratulate His Excellency @GovernorObaseki on his re-election as Edo State Governor. I also congratulate @inecnigeria for overseeing a process that allowed the votes of the good people of Edo to count."   "Democracy can only be consolidated to promote good governance in our nation and continent when our ...
Bayern Boss Hans-dieter Flick Congratulates Liverpool On £20m Signing Of Thiago
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Bayern Boss Hans-dieter Flick Congratulates Liverpool On £20m Signing Of Thiago

Bayern Munich manager Hans-Dieter Flick has congratulated Liverpool on the £25million signing of Thiago Alcantara. Having been linked with the Spaniard all summer, Liverpool finally made a breakthrough in their negotiations with Bayern on Thursday after they agreed to pay a minimum of £20m over the next four years, along with £5m in add-ons. The 29-year-old was made available by Bayern after he entered the final year of his contract, which saw the European champions cash in on arguably their best midfielder. And now with his move agreed between the two clubs, Flick took the opportunity to heap praise on Thiago, while applauding Liverpool for their most recent acquisition. 'Thiago is an extraordinary player and was very important for us,' Flick said. 'My coaching team an...
Buhari Congratulates Kaycee Madu On His Appointment As Minister In Canada
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Buhari Congratulates Kaycee Madu On His Appointment As Minister In Canada

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES NIGERIAN BORN KAYCEE MADU, APPOINTED MINISTER OF JUSTICE IN ALBERTA, CANADA President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with Nigerian born Kaycee Madu, appointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor General for the Government of Alberta, in Canada.Madu makes history as the first African born provincial Minister in Canadian history, and is also the Provincial Secretary and Keeper of the Great Seal of the Province of Alberta. President Buhari describes the honour as “landmark and historic,” saying it once again pedestals people of Nigerian descent as go-getters, who distinguish themselves in different walks of life.The President says as the first Black Justice Minister and Solicitor-General in Canada, Madu has written himself into history books, and urges Niger...
Neymar Mistakenly Congratulates Bayer Leverkusen As Champions League Winners
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Neymar Mistakenly Congratulates Bayer Leverkusen As Champions League Winners

It's no longer news that Bayern Munich have won the Champions League after seeing off Paris Saint Germain (PSG). Even though Neymar was in tears, the Brazilian insists losing is part of the game. In fact, he wanted to congratulate the German side after their victory but made a huge error in doing so as he left out the "n". This means he hailed Bayer Leverkusen instead. In a Tweet which was in Portuguese, the Brazilian explained, “Losing is part of the sport, we try everything, we fight until the end. Thank you for the support and affection of each one of you and CONGRATULATIONS to BAYER.” However, Leverkusen responded to the tweet on time via their official Twitter account, which reads: "Obrigado @neymarjr. I’m not sure why you congratulate me if I'm on vacation playing FIFA,&nb...
FG Congratulates Mo Abudu On Netflix Deal
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FG Congratulates Mo Abudu On Netflix Deal

The Federal Government has congratulated media entrepreneur and filmmaker Mo Abudu over her partnership with leading global streaming service Netflix to create two original series as well as multiple Netflix-branded films. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, by his SA on media, Segun Adeyemi, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the partnership, for on-screen adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s ‘Death and The King’s Horseman’ and Lola Shoneyin’s ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’, adds another feather to Mo Abudu’s already well-adorned creative cap. For criticising Lai Mohammed, court remands Osun-based poet Nigeria’s Anthony Alabi stars on Netflix show, ‘Family Reunion’ The Minister also described the deal as a big boost for the country’s Creati...
Troops Neutralize Bandits in Katsina, Kaduna
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Troops Neutralize Bandits in Katsina, Kaduna

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> Troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH have neutralized two armed bandits while many others fled with gunshot wounds at the border between Katsina and Kaduna states. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General, John Eneche. The statement noted that the bandits met their waterloo during blocking operations conducted by troops of Operation Whirl Punch under Operation ACCORD against interstate movement of bandits and cattle rustlers. <img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-wid...
Rashford Congratulates Ighalo On Signing New Manchester United Loan Deal
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Rashford Congratulates Ighalo On Signing New Manchester United Loan Deal

Manchester United forward, Marcus Rashford has taken to social media to congratulate Odion Ighalo on extending his stay at Manchester United United and Shanghai Shenhua have reached an agreement that will keep the former Nigeria international at the English Premier League club until January 31, 2021. Shanghai Shenhua explained that Ighalo was allowed to extend his loan deal in view of the uncertainty surrounding the resumption of the Chinese Super League and uncertainty of the foreign players quota. It was clear that Manchester United needed a new striker after Rashford suffered a back injury in January and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted to ease the goalscoring burden on Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood. Rashford retweeted Manchester United's official announcement o...
El-Rufai Congratulates Aregbesola At 63 Says, Tinubu Is Not My Man
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El-Rufai Congratulates Aregbesola At 63 Says, Tinubu Is Not My Man

In a fresh twist to the silent row between the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Kaduna governor has said Tinubu is not his man. Speaking at a webinar in commemoration of the 63rd birthday of the Minister of Interior and former Governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday, El-Rufai, noted that Aregbesola remained his man any day but that Tinubu was not his man. This, he said, was due to the differences between him and the former Lagos governor. The webinar was tagged, ‘Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Colloquium 2020,’ with the theme, ‘Government Unusual: Innovative economic solutions to unlock mass prosperity,’ and was moderated by Boason Omofaye. El-Rufai’s statement came as a subtl...
Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Douye Diri
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Goodluck Jonathan Congratulates Douye Diri

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR DOUYE DIRI I congratulate His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri who was sworn in today as the 5th Civilian Governor of Bayelsa State, in compliance with the Supreme court verdict of yesterday, 13th February 2020. As Governor, the responsibility of building hope and sustaining peace across the State now lies on your shoulders. I urge you to always bear in mind that you are the Governor of all Bayelsans and to seize this moment of glory to build bridges of unity by entrenching a culture of love, fairness and justice in our polity. Your journey to Creek Haven is a divine one, so I advise you to use the position to do good to humanity and pursue the development of the State in order to write your name in gold. You have worked with me befor...
It Is A Victory For Truth – Ben Murray-Bruce Says As He Congratulates Senator Douye Diri On Supreme Court Victory
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It Is A Victory For Truth – Ben Murray-Bruce Says As He Congratulates Senator Douye Diri On Supreme Court Victory

Former lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial dictrict in the red chamber, Ben Murray-Bruce has congratulated Senator Duoye Diri over his supreme court victory today February 13. Recall Mycelebrityandi reported earlier that a five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili, annuled the election on grounds that the deputy governor-elect Degi-Eremieoyo ran for the election with forged certificates. The court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16th 2019 governorship election in the state and issue fresh certificates to the candidates of the PDP, Douye Diri who reportedly scored the next highest number of votes during the ...
House Of Reps Congratulates Ganduje On Supreme Court Victory
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House Of Reps Congratulates Ganduje On Supreme Court Victory

The Federal House of Representatives has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on his victory at the Supreme Court. This felicitation is contained in a statement signed by the House Spokesman, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, sent to us on Monday, in Abuja. Kalu, while hailing the leadership qualities of Ganduje, described the judgment as an assurance of another tenure of good governance for the people of Kano State. “The leadership of the 9th House of Representatives congratulates the people of Kano State on the affirmation of the victory of their Governor, His Excellency, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at the 2019 general elections by the Supreme Court. “It is recalled that in addition to a successful first tenure, Governor Ganduje's predilection for quality leadership was ex...
Rochas Okorocha Congratulates Hope Uzodinma On His Supreme Court Victory
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Rochas Okorocha Congratulates Hope Uzodinma On His Supreme Court Victory

The immediate-past governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma over his victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the elected governor of the state. Okorocha also congratulated the APC members in Imo state for the victory. He said all hands should be on deck to support the new governor. Okorocha also assured Uzodinma of his unflinching support.
Gbajabiamila Congratulates “K1 De Ultimate” On Chieftaincy Title
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Gbajabiamila Congratulates “K1 De Ultimate” On Chieftaincy Title

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Fuji musician, Olasunkanmi Ayinde-Marshal (K1 De Ultimate) on his installation as the first Mayegun of Yorubaland by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III. A statement by Gbajabiamila’s media aide, Lanre Lasisi, said K1’s appointment as the first Mayegun of Yorubaland speaks volume of his contributions to the Yoruba race. He noted how K1 has been mesmerising Nigerians with his Fuji genre of music over the years. According to him, K1, who will be installed today, has carved a niche for himself and Nigerians, especially lovers of Fuji music, have come to cherish so much. He said: “I have no doubt that the installation of Olasunkami Ayinde-Marshal as the first Mayegun of Yorubaland is an honour well ...
Hilarious Comments As President Buhari Congratulates Anthony Joshua
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Hilarious Comments As President Buhari Congratulates Anthony Joshua

Few moments after Anthony Joshua’s victory last night, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ,Muhammadu Buhari shared a congratulatory message on his twitter page to the Nigerian-British boxer In his tweet: I salute World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, on his Saturday night comeback victory over Andy Ruiz Jnr. You have brought joy and celebration to millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora; we are and will continue to be immensely proud of you. He further shared an inspiring quote which later triggered the talking spirit of Nigerians on twitter The downfall of a man is truly not the end of his life. There’s always another, and better day. This is a lesson we must all learn from Anthony Joshua, as a country.
Mercy Congratulates Her Lover Ike On His New Endorsement Deal
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Mercy Congratulates Her Lover Ike On His New Endorsement Deal

Since popular reality show, BBNaija 2019 came to an end on October 6, 2019, it has been raining endorsements for some of the fortunate housemates whom brands feel will represent them well. It has also become a sort of race for the former housemates who try to pepper their fans and haters alike with the different endorsements they have been able to get. Just recently, it was the turn of one of the BBNaija finalists, Ike Onyeama, who showed off the endorsement deal he signed with a luxury eyewear brand on social media. Ike explained in his caption that whenever people want him to represent their brand, he finds out if their fans would be able to afford the product. He wrote: “When I am told people want me to represent their brand, the questions I ask my rep are- • “Can my fans and...
Buhari Congratulates Goodluck Jonathan On 62nd Birthday
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Buhari Congratulates Goodluck Jonathan On 62nd Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari feliciates with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 62th birthday, joining the nation in praying for longer life, good health and more strength to keep serving the nation. President Buhari rejoices with family, friends and political associates of the former president, lauding him for good counsels to leaders within and outside Nigeria since he left office, sharing his experience of serving at different levels of governance. President Buhari believes the former President's legacy of humility and patriotism will continue to resonate, inspiring generations to come on the sacrifices made for the stability of democracy and promotion of sustainable development. The President wishes the former President and his family more years of joyful celebrations...
Buhari Congratulates Yahaya Bello On His Re-Election
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Buhari Congratulates Yahaya Bello On His Re-Election

The Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Mr. Yahaya Bello on his reelection as the Kogi State governor for the second term. He made this know on his Twitter page. The Kogi State governorship election was held on Saturday the 16th of November 2019 along with the rerun of the Kogi West Senatorial election. The senatorial election is expected to have a rerun as the invalid votes is more than the actual votes - INEC
Obaseki Congratulates Lyon, Bello On Victory At Guber Polls
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Obaseki Congratulates Lyon, Bello On Victory At Guber Polls

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello, on their victory in the Saturday, November 16, gubernatorial polls. The governor, in a statement, said the victory of both governors-elect is a triumph for the All Progressives Congress (APC), and has once again proven the party to be the peoples’ choice. According to him, “I want to congratulate governors-elect, David Lyon and Yahaya, of Bayelsa and Kogi states, respectfully, for securing the mandate of their people and swelling the ranks of the APC. It is refreshing that the good people of Bayelsa State have decided to join the ranks of the APC in the South-South and we are indeed delighted to have them in the fold. “I al...
Bayelsa Election: Timi Frank Congratulates Lyon, Urges Secondus To Resign
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Bayelsa Election: Timi Frank Congratulates Lyon, Urges Secondus To Resign

A Political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Monday, congratulated the Governor-elect of Bayelsa state, David Lyon, describing his victory as deserving. Frank in a statement in Abuja also urged National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and the National Working Committee (NWC) led by him to apologise or resign over the loss of a state controlled by the party since 1999. “This victory was not won by the APC but by the people of Bayelsa who have resisted imposition and oppression with their blood because of their implicit confidence in the capacity of Lyon to transform the state and change their story for the better,” he said. He called on Lyon to be magnanimous in victory and to serve ...
Buhari Congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, David Lyon
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Buhari Congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, David Lyon

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Bayelsa state governor-elect David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Lyon shocked his PDP challenger Senator Douye Diri, by winning the governorship election on Saturday by a large margin, in a state hitherto a stronghold of the PDP, since 1999. His victory was announced by the returning officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, Vice-chancellor, University of Benin, at the INEC Collation Centre in Yenagoa on Sunday night. Lyon won in six out of eight local government areas and scored 352,552 votes while the PDP candidate polled 143,172, more than half of the votes coming from Sagbama LGA, home base of Diri’s sponsor, Governor Seriake Dickson. Buhari in a statement on Sunday night commended Lyon for the impressive victory, the first time t...
Wizkid Congratulates Burna Boy For Winning Best Africa Act Award At 2019 MTV EMA
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Wizkid Congratulates Burna Boy For Winning Best Africa Act Award At 2019 MTV EMA

 Burna Boy has been announced as the winner of the Best African Act award at the 2019 MTV EMA’s. Burna Boy who was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian, Teni the Entertainer, South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo’s duo TooFan, took home the prestigious award at a star-studded event held in Seville, Spain on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019.
AMAA: Banky W Congratulates His Wife, Adesua Etomi
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AMAA: Banky W Congratulates His Wife, Adesua Etomi

Nigerian Singer and Politician, Banky W congratulates wife, Adesua Etomi via his twitter handle on receiving the AMA Award as the best actress in a supporting role. He wrote; "She isn't back online yet but pls join me in saying a HUUUGE congratulations to Mrs W @AdesuaEtomiW- and of course @kemiadetiba and the rest of the KOB cast/crew - for their noms & wins at the #AMAA2019 #ProudHusband #Highshoulders"
Kemi Olunloyo Shares Throwback Photo With Kanye West
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Kemi Olunloyo Shares Throwback Photo With Kanye West

We captured Kemi's tweet as she congratulates the artist on his new album. She wrote: #PastorKemi Wanna congratulate my friend @kanyewest on the release of his new album #JesusIsKing. Isn't #Jesus Great This picture was taken in 2004 at Kanye's first album release at Visions Night Club #Atlanta #Georgia USA. Who is the artist behind? #Kemitalks #KemiOlunloyo
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...
Governor Wike Congratulates President Buhari
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Governor Wike Congratulates President Buhari

GOVERNOR WIKE CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT BUHARI, URGES HIM TO USE HIS VICTORY TO WORK FOR ALL NIGERIANS Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the validation of his election by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. In a statement on Wednesday, Governor Wike urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his victory to work for all Nigerians, irrespective of their political leanings Governor Wike called on the President to work towards the unity of the country, noting that the country is divided Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media. 11th September, 2019.
Oyetola Congratulates Buhari On Victory Amid Ongoing Tribunal Judgement
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Oyetola Congratulates Buhari On Victory Amid Ongoing Tribunal Judgement

Governor of Osun state, Alh. Gboyega Oyetola, has congratulated the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the presidential election tribunal. The Osun state governor tweeted the congratulatory message on his tweeter account, praying that Almighty God that started the journey shall complete the journey with him. But the baffling aspect of it is that the decision is not yet taken in court. Buhari has not been declared as the winner. The tribunal was presently on a short break which the chief judge said is to enable the panel to refresh when the governor sent the congratulatory message. "On behalf of the Government of the State of Osun and her people, I congratulate our president, Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal. Allah tha...
Pres. Buhari Congratulates D’Tigers For Beating China, Qualifying For Olympics
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Pres. Buhari Congratulates D’Tigers For Beating China, Qualifying For Olympics

  President Muhammadu Buhari joins Nigerians and Basketball fans all over the world in celebrating D’Tigers for a successful outing at FIBA World Cup 2019, defeating China, 86-73, and securing a place for Olympics 2020. President Buhari congratulates the team for the energetic, resilient and skillful outing that saw them out-playing and out-pacing opponents during the tournament, assuring the team that the nation remains proud of them. The President commends officials and technical hands for the commitment and investments in ensuring that the D’Tigers emerged victorious with all the odds of playing against China before home fans in Guangzhou. As the team prepares for the Tokyo Olympics, President Buhari notes that with more dedication, training and focus, D’Tigers will...
Abia @ 28: Minister Of Mines & Steel, Ogah, Congratulates Ikpeazu
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Abia @ 28: Minister Of Mines & Steel, Ogah, Congratulates Ikpeazu

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, has congratulated Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as the state clock 28 this year. Abia, a Southeastern state, was created on August 27, 1991 from the old Imo State with Umuahia as state capital. In statement personally signed by him  on Tuesday, the Minister expressed optimism that the state would achieve its goals, despite challenges facing it at the moment. The 2019 APC governorship candidate in Abia, therefore, called on the people of the state not to lose focus, but remained determined and work with the leaders towards achieving the said goals. Full Statement, “I want to personally congratulate His Excellency Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and the good people of Abia State on this occasion of the 28th ...

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