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Olusegun Obasanjo

Buhari, Jonathan, Atiku felicitate with Obasanjo at 82

President Muhammadu Buhari, his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have all felicitated with former President Olusegun Obasanjo as he celebrates his 82nd birthday on Tuesday. Mr Buhari, in a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu described Mr Obasanjo as "a passionate and great patriot who deserves…

Service Chiefs

We are prepared for governorship elections- security chiefs

Nigerian security chiefs on Tuesday said they are prepared for Saturday's governorship and state houses of assembly elections. The officials gave the assurance after they held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammdu Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa. The meeting lasted for about two hours. The Independent National…

Dunamis International Gospel Centre used to illustrate the story

Dunamis Churches in Kaduna lack valid documents — Govt.

Dunamis churches operating in Kaduna State are doing so illegally as their properties lack proper titles and violate various aspects of the state's building codes, an agency of the state government has said. The Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency (KASUPDA) recently wrote to individuals, businesses and religious organisations…

Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

I’ve proven my fitness — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said has proven his fitness to hold the top job for the next four years. Mr Buhari said this at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, where ministers congratulated him on his success at the polls. Mr Buhari, whose health has been called to…

Ex-military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar

We’ve conveyed Atiku’s grievances to Buhari — Abdulsalami

A former Head of State, Abdulasalami Abubakar, has announced the outcome of a meeting between the National Peace Committee and President Muhammadu Buhari which held on Friday. After the meeting, Mr Abubakar said they visited the president in order to intimate him of the grievances raised by the candidate of…

APC Senator, Kabiru Marafa (Photo Credit: Daily Trust)

Senator speaks on Atiku’s decision to go to court

The chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Marafa, has reacted to the decision of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the outcome of Saturday’s election in court "as a normal human behaviour". Mr Abubakar lost to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the…

President-Muhammadu-Buhari speaking

My second term will be ‘tough’ — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his second term in office may be tougher than the first. The president said this on Friday when he received members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on a congratulatory visit to him at the council chamber of the State House Presidential Villa, Abuja.…

President Muhammadu Buhari makes his acceptance speech during presentation of Certificate-of-Return to him as winner of 2019 Presidential election, by Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (L), at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Wednesday (27/2/19). 01783/27/2/2019/Callistus Ewelike/HB/BJO/NAN Centre in Abuja on Wednesday (27/2/19). 01782/27/2/2019/Callistus Ewelike/HB/BJO/NAN

Election is not war, Buhari says after receiving INEC certificate of return

"Election is not war, and should never be seen as a do or die affair," President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday. Mr Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated Mr Abubakar of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday's presidential election. The president scored 15,191,847, while Mr Abubakar polled…

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje with his deputy H.E Dr Nasiru Gawuna, His former Dep H.E Prof Hafiz Abubakar, Minister of Interior Abdurrahman Dambazau & that of Water Resources Kazaure, Governors of Zinder and Maradi from Niger Republic, & others getting ready to receive @MBuhari #PMBinKano

Why I couldn’t deliver 5mn votes promised Buhari in Kano – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has explained why he could not deliver on his promise to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari gets five million votes in Kano State. He also described those doubting the number of votes scored by Mr Buhari in last Saturday’s election in the state as unserious. Mr…

President Muhammadu Buhari receiving the certificate of return (Photo Credit: The Cable)

Elections: Buhari, Osinbajo get certificate of return

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have been given their certificate of return as President-elect and Vice President-elect following their victory at last Saturday’s election. Messrs Buhari and Osinbajo running under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated the candidates of the major opposition Peoples Democratic…

President Buhari arriving Daura, Katsina State ahead of The APC Ward Congresses holding Nationwide today

Buhari wins Katsina with a landslide

President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), has won his home state of Katsina in the presidential election held on Saturday. According to the won Katsina with a wide margin in 2015results from the 34 local governments received by the state collation officer for Katsina…

collation at Katsina senatorial district

APC wins all three senatorial seats in Katsina

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC), in Katsina State, has won all three senatorial seats in the state. The APC candidates were declared winners in the results announced in the three collation centres of Daura, Katsina and Funtua. In Katsina South, Bello Mandiya of the APC scored 433,139 beating his…

Kashim-Shettima

Borno PDP faction blames Gov. Shettima for Atiku’s ‘embarrassing scores’

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Borno State has blamed the huge loss the party's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, suffered in the state on Governor Kashim Shettima. Usman Badeiri, the PDP factional chairman in an email to PREMIUM TIMES, lamented that Mr Abubakar has presented the best opportunity…

President Muhammadu Buhari's 800m Daura walk

Buhari leads Atiku with nearly 500,000 votes in declared Katsina results

Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari has consolidated his lead over Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party in his native Katsina State with at least half a million votes, results declared so far show. As of Monday morning, presidential election results from 20 out of the 34 local government areas in…

Muhammadu Buhari voting

Buhari wins 12 of 12 LGs announced so far in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, has added six more local governments to the six he initially won against Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported that Mr Buhari beat Mr Abubakar in Daura, Matazu, Ingawa, Kurfi, Sandamu and Rimi local government areas. The…

President Buhari and wife voting in Daura, Katsina State.

Buhari defeats Atiku in six local govts so far released in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP, in six local government areas in Katsina State. Results from more local governments are still being expected. The results released so far by the state collation officer, Fatima Mukhtar, a professor, shows that Mr Buhari defeated Mr…

President Muhammadu Buhari at the APC Caucus meeting today

#NigeriaDecides2019: Buhari’s campaign organisation accuses PDP of planning to release fake presidential results

The campaign council of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of planning to release fake election results. The APC campaign team also called for the arrest of one of the spokespersons of the PDP presidential campaign organisation, Buba Galadima, over a controversial video. The…

Festus Keyamo

Elections: APC campaign accuses PDP of planning ‘overnight violence’

The spokesperson of APC Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, has alleged that the major opposition PDP is planning overnight violence in various collation centres across the country. Mr Keyamo, who made the allegation in a statement Saturday evening said the PDP is planning to use political thugs for the purpose.…

Buhari, first to vote in polling unt

Buhari wins polling unit but APC loses Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has won his polling unit, PU003 at Sarkin Yara ward A, in Daura, Katsina. The president scored 523 votes while the Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar got only three votes. However, the president’s party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), candidate for Katsina North senatorial district,…

President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidential aides transfer polling units to Daura

Following a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari, most of the presidential aides have moved their polling units from various locations to Daura, Katsina State. His top aide on Protocol, Lawal Kazaure, transferred his polling unit from Kazaure, Jigawa State to Sarkin Yara Ward A, Daura where Mr Buhari also votes.…

President Muhammadu Buhari at the APC Caucus meeting today

Presidential aides transfer polling units to Daura

Following a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari, most of the presidential aides have moved their polling units from various locations to Daura, Katsina State. His top aide on Protocol, Lawal Kazaure, transferred his polling unit from Kazaure, Jigawa State to Sarkin Yara Ward A, Daura where Mr Buhari also votes.…

The Presidents wife, Aisha Buhari voting

Buhari, wife vote in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha were the first to cast their votes at their polling unit in Daura, Katsina State. . The duo arrived the PU003 at Sarkin Yara Ward at exactly 8 am and they were accredited without any problem. Mr Buhari is the candidate of the…

Katsina State on map

Elections: Katsina police assure voters of safety

The Katsina State Police Command has assured citizens in the state of adequate security as they go out to vote in the presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. The state commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, who made the pledge, called on the residents to cooperate with security agencies for…

Voters queuing to cast their votes at ward 102, Adereti, Olode village, during the Osun State Governorship Re-run Election on Thursday (27/9/18). 05168/27/9/18/Timothy Adeogodiran/ICE/NAN

Election: All voting materials arrive political wards – Katsina REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Katsina State, Jibrin Zarewa, has said that all election materials have been distributed to the 361 political wards across the state. Mr Zarewa said the commission began distributing all sensitive materials for Saturday's presidential and National Assembly election on Wednesday. Speaking in an interview…

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving at Maiduguri, Borno State capital ahead of his presidential campaign.

Elections: Buhari arrives Katsina, proceeds to Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Katsina and has proceeded to Daura, his hometown where he is expected to cast his vote tomorrow. The presidential aircraft carrying Mr Buhari and his wife Aisha landed at the Umaru Yar’adua airport Katsina at around3:25 pm. They were received by Governor Aminu Masari accompanied…