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APC raises alarm over delayed poll results in Ondo

The Ondo State All Peoples Congress has condemned the delay in releasing the results from the polls held in the state saying it gives room for suspicions of attempts to manipulate results. The APC Chairman in Ondo, Isaac Kekemke, said on Sunday afternoon that the delay in releasing the results…

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#NigeriaDecides: Jonathan loses Aso Rock polling unit to Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan has lost one of the two polling units situated right inside the Presidential Villa to his All Progressives Congress challenger, Muhammadu Buhari. Reports available to Premium Times indicate that in polling unit 022, Mr. Buhari garnered 348 votes to Mr. Jonathan's 302. At the second polling unit…

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Soldier, two others killed in Rivers as election turns violent

An unidentified soldier and two other persons are said to have been killed during the ongoing presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State. The soldier was said to have been killed in the Whimpy area of Abio/Akpor Local Government Area while on electoral duties in the early hours of…

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REVEALED: Document Exposes PDP Rigging Plan For Presidential Election

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained a shocking confidential document detailing rigging plans to swing victory in favour of President Goodluck Jonathan. A PDP insider said the master-plan was produced for the party and the presidency by a discreet strategy committee empanelled for the purpose. PREMIUM TIMES is unable to determine the…

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#NigeriaDecides: Nigeria 2015 Presidential, National Assembly Elections – LIVE UPDATES

Today, Nigerians vote in their fifth presidential and national assembly elections since the country's return to democracy in 1999. Voters would choose from 14 presidential candidates and hundreds of National Assembly candidates. In the build up to the elections, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and Goodluck Jonathan of…

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What Nigerians are searching about Buhari and Jonathan

An infographic developed by Google team in Nigeria shows how Nigerians have been searching Nigeria's leading presidential candidates. It shows the level of interest Nigerians have in the individuals contesting for the presidency. Google says the report is based on searches conducted on Google.com.ng from January 1, 2015 to March…

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I warned Jonathan against Boko Haram ceasefire, Chad’s President opens up

President Idris Deby of Chad has spoken publicly about the 2014 botched ceasefire between the Nigerian government and the jihadist group, Boko Haram, which he was said to have facilitated. Mr. Deby said he warned President Goodluck Jonathan against holding talks with the militant group, saying the whole episode was…

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Jonathan says Gwoza to be liberated Friday

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured that Gwoza in Borno, the last town under Boko Haram terrorists, would be liberated by Friday. Mr. Jonathan, who gave this assurance when he received four International Election Monitoring Groups on Wednesday, said already the Nigeria soldiers had successfully liberated Adamawa and Yobe from the…

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We got new pipelines protection contract two weeks ago – OPC leader

A leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Frederick Faseun, has said that the multi-million naira contract to secure oil pipelines in the South West region was awarded to the group two weeks ago. Speaking during an interview with Vanguard newspaper, Mr. Faseun insisted that it was the Nigerian National Petroleum…

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Jonathan restates commitment to peaceful elections

President Goodluck Jonathan, Wednesday, in Abuja reiterated his total commitment to ensuring peaceful, free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria on Saturday and April 11. Speaking at an audience with a delegation of the National Committee on Peaceful Elections led by former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, President Jonathan urged…

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PDP plots to clone Oshiomhole’s voice to campaign for Jonathan — Edo Govt.

The Edo state Government on Wednesday said it has uncovered plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to clone the voice of the state Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, which will then be used to send out messages in support of the PDP presidential candidate, Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by…

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Why the north must vote for Goodluck Jonathan – Nuhu Ribadu

The governorship candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa state, Nuhu Ribadu, has given insight into why he believes President Goodluck Jonathn will get re-elected for a second term in the presidential election slated for this Saturday. https://youtu.be/kWtfkzEoBX4

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While Tinubu starved us, Jonathan gave us multibillion naira pipeline contracts — Gani Adams

The National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams, said his group is opposed to a former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu and his party, the All Progressives Congress, because Mr. Tinubu instructed governors of the South-West states not to deal with or empower the OPC. Mr. Adams said this…

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Obasanjo warns against military take-over

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned against a military government in Nigeria, saying such move will undermine the integrity of the country in the comity of nations. Mr. Obasanjo gave the warning when the wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Aisha Buhari, led South West…

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ECOWAS Chair meets Jonathan, Buhari

The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States and Ghanaian President, John Mahama, has met with the Presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party President Goodluck Jonathan and the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Mahama met President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, who is…

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Falana warns of coup, says elections may not hold

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has warned that the March 28 and April 11 elections may be sabotaged by anti-democratic forces, which could lead the military to stage a coup d’etat and set in place an interim government. Mr. Falana, who stated this in a speech delivered at…

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How President Jonathan’s Airport shuttles weaken Abuja security, endanger residents

On Saturday, March 21, President Goodluck Jonathan and his campaign team flew out of Abuja in two aircrafts for another round of vote solicitation in Kano and neighbouring Katsina ahead of the March 28 national elections. Four hours before the President left his home at the Presidential villa that Saturday,…

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Jonathan visits Buhari’s hometown, denies pushing for Interim Govt.

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Daura, Katsina State, said the Interim National Government (ING) being touted by some politicians was alien to the Nigerian constitution and such the call is “treasonable”. The President said this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk Umar,…

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Nigeria2015: PDP chairman, Mu’azu, rules out landslide victory for Jonathan, others

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu’azu, has ruled out a landslide victory for the party in the forthcoming general elections. The PDP has formed the federal government as well as most of the state governments since the return of democracy in Nigeria 16 years ago, following…

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Patience Jonathan shuns North-West PDP women rally

The wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, was on Wednesday, absent at the North-West Peoples Democratic Party women rally held in Kaduna. There were insinuations that the First Lady did not attend for fear of attack by hoodlums who might want to revenge her criticisms of Muhammadu Buhari, and Tuesday’s…

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Jonathan campaign money tears Ogun support group apart

Funds earmarked for President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign coordinators across Ogun State, on Wednesday, led to fracas after party officials failed to deliver the funds to the beneficiaries. The money was to be shared at a meeting of 708 coordinators drawn from 236 wards of the state, which took place at…

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Our member getting death threats from Jonathan’s agents — Buhari Campaign

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation has alerted of threats to the life of one of its members, Rotimi Fashakin, by persons it said are linked to the President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation. The campaign’s Directorate of Media and Publicity of the APCPCO, in a statement signed its head,…

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ANALYSIS: Jonathan will win 2015 election by slim margin — Research group, Eurasia

Political research group, Eurasia, presents its analysis of the 2015 presidential election. In this assessment, February, Eurasia tips President Goodluck Jonathan for a narrow victory over Muhammadu Buhari. § We lower our probability of President Jonathan’s re-election to 55% as an energized Buhari campaign gains momentum in swing regions. §…

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ANALYSIS: Research group, Eurasia, predicts big win for Buhari

We change our election forecast from a narrow win for incumbent Goodluck Jonathan to a victory for opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari (60% probability). The electoral map is tilting towards Buhari in the swing regions of the southwest and middle belt, while high turnout in his core northern base will offset…

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Mother’s Day: Jonathan promises greater affirmative action for women

President Goodluck Jonathan has wished all mothers in Nigeria a very happy Mothers' Day celebration. In a statement by his spokesperon, Reuben Abati, the president said as the country marked the day set aside worldwide to commemorate mothers and their great, unique and indispensable service to humanity, he was saluting…