Category: Politics

COHI salutes Nigeria’s democratic doggedness

By our correspondent The Council of Higher Institutions (COHI) on Thursday saluted Nigerians for their patience, perseverance and doggedness on the democratic path as demonstrated in last Saturday presidential and national assembly elections. The council…

Buhari eulogises Jonathan’s statemanship

The President-elect, retired Gen. Mohammadu Buhari has eulogised the out-going president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, for quickly conceding victory even ahead of his being declared winner of Saturday’s presidential election. He described the president’s action as…

Abdulsalam: `President Jonathan makes history’

BY our correspondent The former Head of State, Gen Abdulsalam Abubakar, Tuesday night salute the spirits of sportsmanship demonstrated by the out-going President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat in the presidential election. Abubakar made…

MURIC commends Jonathan for conceding victory

By Yinka Salaam, Lagos The Muslims Right Concern (MURIC) hascommended the spirit of sportsmanship exhibited by President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding victory to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential elections held last Saturday. Prof. Ishaq…

Niger imposes curfew to forestall order

By our correspondent The Government of Niger State, Tuesday evening, imposed a 14-hour curfew on key towns to prevent breakdown of law and order, following declaration of results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections….

Fayose describes Buhari’s victory as will of God

Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and one of the arrowheads of President Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential campaign, Tuesday evening, congratulated the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. He described the outcome of the presidential election as the will of…

Jonathan concedes victory, congratulates Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan has conceded victory to General Mohammad Buhari, who won the Saturday’s Presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The out-going president put the telephone call through to Buhari…