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Breaking: Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat

Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh

President Yahya Jammeh, who has ruled The Gambia for 22 years, has conceded defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Friday. “It’s really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat,” Alieu Momar Njie told reporters. Opposition candidate Adama Barrow won […]

Lagos by-election: PDP candidate urges INEC to be neutral


Mr. Babatope Akinyele, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be neutral in the conduct of Saturday Ifako/Ijaiye Federal Constituency by-election in Lagos state. Akinyele gave the advice on Thursday in Ifako/Ijaiye while speaking with newsmen on the sideline of the stakeholders’ forum organized by INEC […]

Ondo poll: Makarfi-led PDP faction to challenge results


The Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has resolved to challenge the outcome of the Saturday Ondo State governorship election at the tribunal. The party in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, said this in Abuja on Monday. Adeyeye said that the faction had […]

Ondo election, victory for democracy- Imo Deputy Gov

Prince Eze Madumere

The Deputy Governor of Imo, Prince Eze Madumere, on Monday, said the All progressives Congress’s (APC) victory in the Ondo gubernatorial elections “is a victory for democracy”. Madumere told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja while reacting to the election results. He said that the victory was a referendum by the people of […]

Kebbi APC dismisses insinuations of internal dispute


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi, has dismissed insinuations of any dispute between Gov. Atiku Bagudu and his predecessor, Sen. Adamu Aliero. The Chairman of the APC Elders Committee, Alhaji Sani Zauro, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi, on Monday, that the speculations were the handiwork of mischief makers and dissenters within the party. The […]

Ondo election shows democracy is maturing in Nigeria

Akeredolu after winning in his polling booth

Mr. Philip Nyam, a Public Affairs Analyst, based in Abuja, on Monday, said that the conduct and outcome of the Nov.26 Ondo state Governorship showed that democracy was maturing in Nigeria. Nyam made the remark on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja while reacting to the just concluded […]

NIMASA DG congratulates Akeredolu

Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA DG

Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has congratulated Chief Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of the APC for winning the Ondo State governorship election. In a statement made on Sunday in Abuja, Peterside maintained that the APC would have won the state in any free, fair and credible election […]

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