Category: Politics

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…

Yayi wins Lagos West Senate seat

By our correspondent The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced Hon Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (aka Yayi) of the APC as winner of last Saturday’s Senatorial election for the Lagos West Senatorial District. Adeola, by…

Don’t Repeat June 12 Debacle

By Prof Ishaq Akintola Nigerians trooped out in their thousands yesterday to cast their votes in the 2015 presidential and national assembly elections. They stood patiently on the queues in spite of the technical challenges….