#Nigeria2015: APC presidential primaries – LIVE UPDATE

At least 8,000 delegates of the All Progressives Congress [APC] are gathering at Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos today – Wednesday – to pick the party’s flag-bearer for the February 14 presidential election.

The delegates, both elected and statutory, drawn from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, will choose from the five aspirants who are asking to be the party’s candidate for the election.

The aspirants are (in alphabetical order) former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari; governor of Kano State, Rabi’u Kwankwaso; his Imo State counterpart, Rochas Okorocha and the publisher of Leadership newspapers, Sam Nda-Isaiah.

Whoever of the five is selected at the primaries will face President Goodluck Jonathan, who is being ratified later today in Abuja as the candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], having earlier been chosen the party’s sole candidate.

In the last three months, the five candidates have traversed the country selling their programmes to party supporters ahead of today’s presidential primary.

So far, their campaigns have been decent, apparently in adherence to the party’s stern directive asking them not to engage in mudslinging and character assassination.

Discreet attempts by some party leaders to pick a consensus candidate among the aspirants were unsuccessful. All five contenders preferred to go into today’s contest, believing they could secure victory in a credible primary.

PREMIUM TIMES’ reporters, at Teslim Balogun Stadium, will bring in live updates and analyses of events at the APC convention.

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  • No Comment

    THE NAVIGATOR, APC, AND, THEIR COMMON ENEMY

    “The longest period that I have met one-on-one with the president (Jonathan)
    was for one hour and ten minutes. That whole time, the president talked about
    nothing that was in the interest of Nigeria; instead he kept pointing out his
    supposed enemies and various matters that would not serve his interests.
    I could not stop myself from blurting out:

    “Mr President, no Nigerian should be your enemy. You have to be like rain
    falling on good and bad people alike.” With that experience, I was not surprised
    that the president (Jonathan) went dancing, twenty-four hours after the Nyanya
    (bomb) explosion.”

    …..General Olusegun Obasanjo

    [December 9th, 2014]

    • Capitol Hills

      “In 2006, when President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria sidled up to the President (Bush)
      and suggested that he might change the Constitution so that he could serve a third term,
      the President told him not to do it. ‘You have served your country well. Now turn over power
      and become a statesman”‘ President Bush said.

      The crestfallen Obasanjo was initially angry, accusing Jendayi Fraser (a Special Assistant
      for African Affairs to the US National Security Council under Bush) of undermining him
      in the press and with his own people. ‘I will never deal with her again’” he (Obasanjo)
      told the President (Bush).

      The President responded, ‘Well, she is a good person. But the main thing is that your country
      needs you to do the right thing.’ Obasanjo did cede power – to a handpicked successor –
      but at least he was unsuccessful in changing the Constitution”.

      ……………..Condoleeza Rice

      (Ex U.S Secretary of State, November 2011)
      No Higher Honour: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

      • Adoki Achine

        So?? Are you saying that it is now Jonathan’s turn to cede power in 2015 before he succeeds in destroying Nigeria???

        • Igwee!!!

          Hahahahahahahahahahaha! Lwkm! Apt, witty and hilarious response.

          • Azeez58

            Fellow Nigerians, please and please, beg APC to appeal to all the delegates and contestants for the APC Presidential ticket that APC is the only hope we have now and we can not afford to waste this opportunity to return PDP. If that happens, it will be a disaster for all Nigerians, whether home or abroad.

            The whole world is waiting for Buhari to emerge as the APC Presidential candidate. The angels are praying and true Christians and Muslims are also praying for him. Yes, he doesn’t have money to lure delegates but prayer is more powerful than money. If someone else wins aside Buhari, PDP will throw a party and Nigerians will cry.

            Please bring Buhari as our new President.
            God bless Nigeria

          • chuka

            Who is Buhari???? If I open Buhari’s page u will discover that man doesn’t need to come close to aso rock

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      No Comment,

      Many thanks for this.

      Have quoted these on my Tweets.

      I trust I have your belated permission! It was too good not to!!

      • Adoki Achine

        It might just be the most quotable quote from that book. It has stayed in head since I read that portion.

        • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

          Adoki,

          It was like a punch below the belt!

          You know when you suspect something, you give it the benefit of the doubt, but when you have it confirmed to your face; you get that sinking feeling that comes with facing an awful reality that there was no hope for all the time you spent hoping and wishing otherwise!!

          How did those who should be led become our leaders?

    • MrFesh+Ifebuche+Paschal

      You seem to like GEJ a lot.
      Under a full blown APC headline you call GEJ.
      Love nwantinti.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      “I can’t give you a pocketful of dollars or Naira to purchase your support. Even if I could, I would not do so. The fate of this nation is not for sale.” – GMB

  • Mr. Abdin

    Atiku is the man of the moment and i think he will grab the ticket.

    • Ojukwu Chukwudi

      Thank God you said you think And i said he will be defeated back to Yola.

      • Igwee!!!

        You shouldn’t have bothered yourself with replying Abdin’s poor effort to get an APC candidate that will be easy for Jonathan to defeat. Just in case you didn’t know it, Abdin is a stunch Jonathan supporter. In the last one week, he has been campaigning for Atiku to get the APC ticket. I am actually happy each time I read his comments and other hundreds of paid pro-Jonathan online trolls who have been campaigning for Atiku. It shows that Jonathan and his cohorts are sorely afraid of Buhari. It is an admission that Jonathan will be sent back to Otueke if Buhari gets him at the polls.

        Sai Buhari! Sai Buhari! Sai Buhari! A patriot of patriots!

        • Mr. Abdin

          The last person i will support in GEJ because of his style of leadership, my brother what we need in Nigeria now is change and APC is the solution remember even in the APC we all have our preferred candidate that is why you cannot force me to like Buhari because my choice is Atiku because of his connections and remember is not a do or die affair as what is happening today is the best for the APC. Democracy is working.

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            Mr. Abdin, I shall join you in wishing Atiku well, tomorrow, if he wins.

            But for now, SAI BUHARI.

        • Ojukwu Chukwudi

          Thank you my brother for your advice i i shouldn’t have replied Mr. Abdin. Anyway, no probs i believe Abdin shall join us tomorrow to celebrate when his candidate has been defeated.

        • Tomtom

          The braveness and unstained attitude have really shown whom he is. i do not care about what they stand for. The truth remains that GEJ is the most corrupt politician ever produced.

          • Tomtom

            I rest my case for Buhari.

          • zygote

            He was corrupt even before he was born. As a zygote, I know this.

  • Oleku

    Propaganda Times we don’t care to know the outcome of the janjaweedian primary, whoever that emerged will be defeated squarely by Great Jona come 2015–GEJ till 2019!

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      Oleku, if you do not care, how come you are one of the first to rush to the thread?

      You guys are running scared and desperate.

      Just admit it.

      • Maria

        Good question.He doesnt care but his blood pressure has gone up since yesterday… i hope he wont die of heart before 2015.

        • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

          lol, Maria.

          No mind am, j’are.

          Only APC will cure his high blood pressure.

          • Jack

            Keep talking Baba Kay, I dey kampe for your side,true nigerian

        • Igwee!!!

          Is this my beloved friend Maria Iyab… Aw……?

          I didn’t want to say the full name. Please confirm and I will send you a message via your inbox to tell you who I am. You will be pleasantly surprised.

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            As long as you are not FFK, no problem!

        • joe

          Maria, Its good if we can cultivate the culture of making comments on issues without attacking, abusing or insulting someone with contrary view to our own views, and I think that is the beauty of democracy. In these elections, there will be no blood pressure, and no death: Only winners and losers.

          • zygote

            You think we are to write a Christmas carol. If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen

          • joe

            There is no heat in the modern day kitchen my friend. What are available in the modern kitchen are sound and microwaves. So, change your stand.

    • Ay Pointblank

      Reno Omokri! Your job is coming to an end!!!!!

    • Chris1408

      May the likes of GEJ never assume any kind of leadership role in any shape or form ever again. May the likes of GEJ never be born again in Nigeria

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        AMEN!!!

        • Plan and How

          Even you Kay!!

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            @Plan and How,

            There is no quarell in prayers!

            You either say Amen or not!!

            I chose Amen in this case.

            No be fight, bruv.

            How your bodi?

      • Harry

        Amen !!!!

      • Popoola Babalola

        CHRIS! HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN A LEADERSHIP POINT?

        • Chris1408

          Popo, there’s difference between a leader and a ruler. Yes, I’m in a leadership position. But Nigerian politicians are rulers.

    • kammykazee

      Stay away from ‘propaganda times’, abi na force?

    • chuka

      People don’t seem to understand the hidden agenda of this so called Bihari. He parades himself as saint deceptively

  • wode

    “Rochas Okorocha and Kano State governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso would step down for Muhammadu Buhari later tonight. We are yet to confirm this at the moment.” I knew this’s going to happen. Atiku should just forget this ticket.

    • Nuorah

      It is not true you forget when Imo delegate reject Buhari Rochas is for Atiku

    • Popoola Babalola

      EVERYTHING IS BEING STATGED…….. WE ARE NOT JUST SENSITIVE ENOUGH

  • Nuorah

    Atiku is the only candidate to deliver the presidency to the APC

    • Dr. Kay

      In your dreams you PDP member ,your fear of Buhari has translated to openly campaigning for Atiku abi? Soooory in GMB we trust.you are too late , abeg abeg abeg o jare

    • Hah!

      …Alternatively to PDP

  • aabello

    @ Oleku is there any greatness in someone who cannot differentiate between corruption and stealing?

    • Maria

      That person mus be a moron!

  • sir Oscie

    Support Atiku2015 because with him #ANigeriaForAll is possible.
    Change is here

    • Dr. Kay

      See me see trouble oh , see all PDP e-rats clawing out of the wood work openly campaigning on something that is beyond them . Sorry oh , your treachery and that of your party is beyond salvation , so scram off GMB is the pin code today at teslim balogun stadium .

      • sir Oscie

        LOL!!! ATIKU WILL SHOCK YOU, IS JUST A MATTER OF TIME.

        • Dr. Kay

          Thank you for that you have confirmed that you PDP e-rat , now let’s wait for the result and the smug on your face wiped off replaced by fear .

          • sir Oscie

            POINT OF CORRECTION I’M A CARD CARRYING MEMBER OF THE APC.

          • Dr. Kay

            Good for you but GMB all the way

          • sir Oscie

            Good for you…Atiku is my choice.

        • Jack

          Let’s persevere! Buhari all the way

          • sir Oscie

            Atiku is the man.

      • Mr. Abdin

        Remember APC is not only for Buhari.

    • Igwee!!!

      Hahahahahaha! All you Jonathan’s supporters will be heartbroken tonight.

      With a commanding support of delegates from as much as 11 of the 18 APC states and split of the votes in the other remaining states, you can take it to the bank that Buhari will emerge as the APC Presidential candidate.

      So I think your time will be spent better on helping Jona to pack his bags for a one-way journey to Otueke.

  • Maria

    Buari all the way.

  • GMB ALL THE WAY……

  • Abbakar Abdul

    no BUHARI no vote for me oooooooo

  • Gideon Orkar

    Calm down girls….it is only the APC presidential primary. We will trash General Buhari again, like we have before in Feb 2015

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      lol, Gideon.

      You’ve gone back to the vomit?

      I thought you gave up on Jonothing a couple of days ago!

      • Gideon Orkar

        Give up on Jona? Haba it is not possible o.

        Walahi we will retire Buhari this time. We have all campaign materials ready and this time we will match him bow for bow, arrow for arrow and dagger for dagger!

      • kammykazee

        .that was due to non payment of his ‘e-rat allowance’, I guess he is now duly reimbursed. #happydays, lol

    • Dr. Kay

      Are you in a hotel or what ? You think it is one of the orgies you use your e-rat takings on , Naija is too sophisticated for rigging again, after being robbed of his mandate thrice ,y ou have the liver(stomach) to say he will be beaten , by the way by who? Dumbo? ? You must be kidding if your answer is in the affirmative.

      • Gideon Orkar

        GEJ has made the electoral more transparent.

        We will retire Buhari for good this time.

        Just calm down girl!

        • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

          I have never seen a ghost before, Gideon.

          But I have read that ghosts are “transparent” as the case was in Lagos!

          If you doubt me, ask ‘Koro.

          • Gideon Orkar

            I don tell you, e go do una like film trick!

        • Dr. Kay

          Well mister You truly on form with your misogyny abi? No problem,we will see next year ,February 2015 precisely, when your Dumbo is retired to continue enjoying many shoes his stolen loot will afford him for the remainder of his life, in a prison close to his family. You are the one who needs calming down oh , me I dey calm kampe ,why if you ask? cause you so terrified as it is now, praying GMB is not elected.

          • Gideon Orkar

            Trust me GMB is a perfect candidate and I couldn’t have wished for more. Mark my words GMB will be beaten hands down Feb is not far!

      • Popoola Babalola

        DR KAY! Naija is too sophisticated for rigging again…. IF THEY RIG THE ELECTION, WHAT WILL HAPPEN? BECAUSE I KNOW YOU CAN NOT FIGHT… LIKE ME WE ALL FIGHT IN THE PAPERS AND ONLINE..

    • omotunde

      Professor Wole Soyinka said, “Only four sets of people can vote and
      support Goodluck Jonathan 2015:(1) those who are intellectually
      blind.(2) those who are blinded by
      ethnicity.(3) those who are blinded by corruption and therefore afraid of
      the unknown, should powerchange hands.(4) those who are suffering from a
      combination of all the above terminal sicknesses” Im sure you fall on category 3.

      • Gideon Orkar

        We are many o. We like it like that

  • MrFesh+Ifebuche+Paschal

    As we awiat APC Candidate for President today.
    Buhari/Atiku vs Tinubu

    IF, IF, IF and IF Tinubu holds as much sway as he is touted to in APC then the most likely person to emerge the presidential candidate of APC today would have to be Atiku.

    Considerations:
    1. Buhari although he might be called puritan and anti-corruption, CANNOT probe past governments. Too many skeletons to let out even for himself. But one thing he can do is try to reduce (I doubt he will succeed though, but will only cause ‘avoidable friction) the ‘sharing’ of money at the centre. This Tinubu and co may not like. Atiku wins.

    2. Atiku is a rich businessman who understands well the ‘virtue’ of ‘interests.’ Given Tinubu in the equation, there is likely going to be an understanding in the ‘sharing’ of money at the center. Atiku wins.

    3. Swaying the delegates to vote this way or that involves a lot of money. Between Atiku and Buhari, the former has more to throw around. Atiku wins.

    4. Financiers willing to throw money around want someone who can ‘deliver’ after they win. Between the two, Atiku with the ‘virtue’ referred to earlier becomes more bank-roll-able.

    Above all, I wish them a peaceful commotion today.

    • Dr. Kay

      You haven’t answered me in the other post and you hear cutting and pasting the same junk here

      • MrFesh+Ifebuche+Paschal

        i answer to issues not people.
        Spot the difference.
        IF you can.

    • campol

      lol

    • kammykazee

      I don’t know why you chose to take pain killers for someone else’s migraine. #jittery #scared #confused

      • MrFesh+Ifebuche+Paschal

  •  мσνιc

    Muhammadu Buhari
    Dear delegates,
    Today is decision day.
    I thank you for granting me audience. I thank you for
    listening to me.
    Today, it will be your turn to decide who will represent
    our party in the general elections. As you vote for the
    presidential flag bearer of APC, remember the future
    of the country in which your children and their
    descendants will grow in is at stake.
    Make a decision you will be proud of in years to come.
    A decision you will look back on and with joy say “I
    played my part”.
    To all of you my friends and supporters keep praying
    for me and for our dear country. We will emerge
    victorious.
    Thank you!
    #OneNigeria

  • Wähala

    There’s actually nothing democratic about buying-up votes. Amaechi and Atiku waving about money to entice delegates is corruption which is wrong. Why not allow a bribe-free primaries let the man with the better vision win fair and square? That said, if Atiku wins the blame should be placed squarely on sloppy planning by the handlers of Buhari who failed to lobby the Governors that are expected to step down tonight at the last hour… and the Govs themselves for ruining their party’s chances by sticking around in a race they knew they had no chance at winning. Imagine if their decision had come a few days ago, the momentum would have seen an unassailable Buhari ahead of Atiku and Nda-Isaiah to an easy victory. But Atiku is a resilient politician who understands the game because he knows the rope, should he emerge winner, it would be hard to rally Party faithful around him because of his track record… and then again, he has the cash & clout to match Dumbo and the PDP but will still go in as the underdog. Sha, waiting for the endgame!

    • Plan and How

      Comedian-in-Chief PTimes. Now you castigating Chibuike. What a joke!!

      • Wähala

        Didn’t you just use the line a few hours ago… “no use to respond to you”?? You must be that hopeless Anambra pfool @Tawanda Incommunicad, because your life depends on crumbs which is a pay-per-comment stipend. Try not responding to my comments and starve to death. Ediot. The joke is you mumu, born-to-beg baztard like you. Continue using this new handle and see if you’ll get another reply from me… Dirty He-Goat. Ofeke!

        • Plan and How

          That explains you confused state. However you are supposed to be a comedian.

    • Psalm 35

      Wahala you are on point my brother, on a lighter note it is good to see you are not firing on all canisters today. I repeat your comments are beautiful when they are not riddled with verbal IED’s. To the point, you have pointed out the fact correctly just as I observed somewhere else on APC Punch and Vanguard today. I however disagree with you on Atiku having the resources to match GEJ, he may have the clout but definitely not the cash. The President C in C has enormous resources the gravity of which is limitless to the point no citizen no matter how rich can compete, I make it bold to say even Dangote cannot compete with the C in C. Having said that, the point remains that if APC must stand a chance February next year it must present a viable candidate who is a good sell i.e. Buhari and hopefully with a more objective Jega INEC (compared to Iwu wuru wuru INEC of 2003/2007) the citizens would have a say and see the reflection of their say clearly. In all this my mantra is Nigeria first above any individual or ethnic sentiments.

    • Gideon Orkar

      Don’t worry Buhari will win. He is an easier candidate to beat!

      • amadi victor

        Against who? Jonathan that’s not sure side is left and which side is right? Sit down time has changed.

      • Wähala

        I have no horse in the race, you will surprised at my analysis of the final candidates going into 2015!

      • Tunsj

        Keep on dreaming my friend.

    • gbenga

      I think is going to be disaster for APC to allow atiku to win the primary, all eye is on APC, people see them as Savior of our nation, many people want to vote simply because of Buhari, for APC to presenting atiku is just given Jonathan an edged to win 2nd time and that is going to be bad another four years of slavery

  • amadi victor

    The signs of end is near.
    Party members will fight each other.
    Party officials will counter each other.
    Party members will go astray looking for who to believe in.
    Party results will be collated at different primary locations.
    At the the end they will try to empower themselves with state security facilities not knowing it’s the end and the end is at their doorsteps, i.e. party secretariat. They’ll crumble and tell the truth in public while APC president is working day and night and they will remain indoors covered with shame. They’ll feel too things
    1. To decamp… No way becos even their neighbors do not trust them.
    2. To leave the country, and the Interpol will arrest them and put them into Ibori jail.

  • Mrs. Flora Okezhime

    The Editor, Premium Times,

    I want to complain about APC-sponsored netters infesting this cyberspace. Please allow me.
    They are dangerous people, please! Something must be done to ban them from this forum.
    APC-sponsored netters are actually vile Mujahedeens in disguise with homicidal intention.

    Their goal is not so much to unseat Mr. Goodluck Jonathan as to emplace Islamic State.
    I love Premium Times so much and i will not like to see it destroyed by Islamic Jihadist netters.
    Please, do something to save your organization from infiltration by Mujahedeens crawling in.

    • Taire

      IS APC (All Progressives Congress) AN ISLAMIST PARTY?

      Firstly, the Action Congress of Nigeria [ACN] which last year morphed as APC,
      NEVER presented a Christian as governorship candidate in Yorubaland.
      So, the question is: why did APC never do so? Alhaji Lai Mohammed –
      the APC Spokesman – said it is because APC chooses its candidates ‘on merits’.
      So, what does Lai Mohammed’s explanation mean?

      Very simple, it means as far as APC is concerned, Yoruba Christians have no merits to hold
      top government posts but they could be appointed either as assistants to Muslim overlords
      or as Commissioners taking instructions from a Muslim governor.

      Fact two: APC was formed with 100% Muslim national executives and registered as such with INEC –
      the National Electoral Commission. What does this second fact mean? Very simple, it means
      morning shows the day. Not only does APC consider Yoruba Christians useless, APC;
      also by starting out with 100% Muslims as interim national executives, invariably deems
      all Christians in Nigeria as worthless.

      In the light of these two clear facts the next logical question is this: “What is an Islamist Party?”
      Very simple – again. An Islamist Party is an association registered as a political party but which,
      internally, decides the question of ‘merits’ for its members based solely on Islam,
      by pre-judging every non-Muslim; and in particular a Christian member, as un-qualified
      for top government position on its party platform. Therefore, is APC an Islamist Party?

      The answer is, yes!

      • omikunle

        the answer is simple, you are numbskull

      • Abidemi

        #Yawns. Don’t you have something important to do?

      • Alkalimam

        ….I MAY PICK A MUSLIM AS RUNNING MATE – GENERAL BUHARI

        “(General) Yakubu Gowon filled his government with Christians
        Buhari/Idiagbon were Muslims, Nigerians voted Muslims with Abiola,
        maybe time has changed now. I have not absolutely closed my mind to picking a
        Christian or Muslim as running mate if I get the ticket. Because I firmly
        believe that Nigerians, having gone through what they have gone through,
        realise it is not a matter of religion, but a matter of Nigeria. And the main
        religions, Christianity and Islam, they know and they believe in the almighty
        God. The question of stealing and short-changing people in the name of religion
        should stop. This new phenomenon of religion is another blackmail political
        confusionists in Nigeria are bringing to the fore.”

        ………..General Muhammadu Buhari

        (December 7th, 2014)

      • TY

        U no be Yoruba, we don’t believe in this bullshit, religion is separate from politics.

      • xman

        nah! you got it wrong,what Alhaji Lai Mohammed meant by saying they choose their candidate on merit already answers your question. merit is the criteria not religion….get that? God bless Nigeria

        • Bambam

          You are the same nuisance as the handle Oax..stop using different monikers from the same handle..dunce!!

      • jeff

        That is just your opinion

      • MIKE OBI

        You are right Taire.APC IS AN ISLAMIST PARTY

      • lincoln

        The politicians that are bearing christian names are not christians if
        they are stealing/looting our common patrimony. Being a christian is not
        in the name or in appearing in church every Sunday. Christianity means
        living up to the standard of christ. If Christ were to be alive today,
        He will say to them “depart from me yea workers of iniquity”

      • egwu chris

        You are a big lair…….APC does not have all the national executives as Muslims as you said and it was not registered as a Muslim party,stop spreading lies……Lai Mohammed said APC chooses candidate on merit which is the facts about APC,….Ambode APC governorship candidate of Lagos State is he a Muslim???

    • Ay

      Mammy water!

    • Public Records

      “[On this clamour for a Christian as Lagos state governor]….
      we should not introduce something that will start affecting
      the consciousness of the people. We shouldn’t put in the
      people’s consciousness what they were not thinking about
      before. Even if you look at it closely you will find that the
      dominant people in Lagos state are Muslims”.

      ……..Alhaji Tola Kasali

      (Lagos Commissioner for Rural Affairs under Bola Tinubu)

      [October 25th, 2014]

      • MIKE OBI

        big lie.Alhaji Tola Kasali your administration has killed the people of Lagos.YOU AND YOUR BOSS BOLA TINUBU ARE NOTHING BUT THIEVES

    • Emmanuel unilag

      Well constructed lie. Show proof of ur allegations Fake Mrs Editor. People are expressing how they feel, u’re castigating them. Pls leave the forum alone ma! True Nigerian youths representing.

    • Rommel

      Nigerian women do not participate in these types of political blogg meaning that you are fake and should be ashamed of yourself,instead of praising signs of positive things in Nigeria which I am truly amazed,you are here bringing PDP failed fear mongering,today I have heard that PDP foot soldiers have struck again in Kano market hoping to create fear in the land,shame on 5th columnists,Nigerians will soon take back their country from the vampires that have been sucking her blood

  • the truth

    Let the best man win. I wish APC a very hitch free primary. And only those with the interest of this country should move up the ladder.

  • Harry

    Buhari is going to win the ticket to AsoRock, Atiku is a born spoiler that was why he spoiled OBJ third term agenda show.

  • bugwu

    Aso rock is for GEJ and not even 20 GMB can match GEJ

    • jeff

      That’s your opinion

    • MIKE OBI

      true talk

    • tundemash

      easy on ogogoro !
      if you are c0ck sure , why spend sleepless nights to copy and paste here ?

  • gbenga

    I think is going to be disaster for APC to allow atiku to win the primary, all eye is on APC, people see them as Savior of our nation, many people want to vote simply because of Buhari, for APC to presenting atiku is just given Jonathan an edged to win 2nd time and that is going to be bad another four years of slavery

  • kammykazee

    Atiku coming from PDP to beat the founders of APC for the sole presidential ticket of the party will be a big slap to APC and most of what they stand for. It should not happen, I pray so, anyway.

  • Sam Ifeako

    Excuse me please. I don’t want Islamic state. I don’t want Muslim-Muslim ticket.
    General Muhammadu Buhari is saying he wants to bring Muslim-Muslim ticket.
    Everybody inside the APC also knows it will cause severe problems in Nigeria.
    Please don’t allow Muslim-Muslim ticket in Nigeria. We have enough problems.

    • gbenga

      dnt mind the new is the party that will choose the Vice for buhari lets jst pray that atiku’s plan does see the light of the day

    • Jeff

      Oga Sam, poverty, corruption, poor economy knows nothing like Muslim or Christian o,

      • MIKE OBI

        when he was there what did he do???

        • tundemash

          ask your parents about War against indiscipline and corruption if you were too young then !!

          How far with your South African stove ? When are they distributing the rice to cook with ?

    • tundemash

      Stop spreading silly rumours, Buhari has contested 3 times and no time did he choose a muslim vice.

    • Popoola Babalola

      mike! how old are you? then ask that question again

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Buhari is the only person trusted to have defeated corruption and still has the courage to defeat corruption again. Atiku will only legalize corruption if given the ticket and with his 2 million supporters, he would disgrace APC in February. With Buhari, 12 million votes are in the bank already. Shagari and his men would have killed Nigerians but for Buhari. No Buhari, no vote.

    • Popoola Babalola

      na so we talk for GEJ

  • JustJay

    Words just coming in, Buhari has won the APC Presidential Primary

    • gbenga

      fabricator,liar

      • JustJay

        LOL

    • Popoola Babalola

      lair lair

  • ABUBAKAR SANI KUTAMA

    Hmm..i use to wonder hw pple will like smone like Atiku.. the person u realy know is corrupt from head to toe..He can’t even travel to U.S and CANADA..we shld b truthful to our self in making choices most expecially political coz dis is sm1 dat will represent millions of which ar poor ..I dnt know wen nigeria will b free of corrupt people.. seriously if there ar pple who see Atiku as d meesiah of our problems well he also contribute his qoter to it..

    • Plan and How

      Dont be silly. Has it been proven anywhere in the law court that he stole anything? Are you aware of a school called American University of Nigeria (AUN) in Yola ? Do you know the founder? Atiku Abubakar is. He is the kind of leader Nigeria requires now. He is the only contestant with policy plan and how to save Nigeria among the lot.

      • Popoola Babalola

        trust me! none of them is better! did you say Atiku? lol. go read OBJ book! he (OBJ) call him a thief and he still attended the book lunch.

  • Ajayi Ifayemi

    I am impressed by the great job Fayemi has done so far in putting this convention together. This man still has a lot to offer our Country.

    • Maria

      Bro…you are dead right.

  • gbenga

    APC has fail if they present atiku this is audible to the deaf visible to the bland that atiku does not have any thing to offer

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      God bless you Gbenga. Only the enemies of Nigeria would vote for Atiku.

      • Bambam

        Don’t be shocked if Tinubu sells the party to Atiku..they are both IBB boys and cheap crooks!!

        • tundemash

          PDP e-rat …… why are you so concerned ? Buhari jihadist, Atiku IBB boy ….. you are a drowning man going down with the Otuoke m0ron !!!

          • Bambam

            Stop all these jokes please I’m not interested..Buhari is and always been my man 300%..I’m talking of the satanic plans by IBB boys Tinubu and Atiku to dupe him..but they forget power belongs to the people..I would love to be proved wrong tomorrow morning if Buhari emerges as APC presidential candidate..if he doesn’t..come back to me and I would tell you our new party..Buhari and the people’s time has come..we can’t be stopped!!

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    We are only waiting for GMB to be ratified. APC leaders and delegates know Atiku is a gambler and would never make the mistake of giving Atiku the ticket. When Buhari gets the ticket, Atiku can go back to PDP, Labour Party, APGA, SDP or any other Party. Atiku was never instrumental in the formation of APC and would not be relevant now. You reap what you sow. The fruits belong to Buhari.

  • sam

    what is happening here pleas

  • Es3

    Ok, live updates ob APC from Premium Times at last!!!

    • Troublesome

      Welcome here my brother. This is where it is happening!

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    If Atiku mistakenly bribes his way through, Obasanjo would finish him and all the efforts of APC would be in vain. Why did OBJ decide to launch his book now? As for the ogogoro drinker , Nigerians have decided to kick him out and replace him with a courageous, honest, brave, disciplined, selfless, handsome looking, feerless, bold, trust worthy, consistent, incorruptible, uncompromising, liberal, affectionate and an anti corruption trusted soldier , BUHARI.

    • uduakomiri

      When Tambuwal picked the form I thought maybe just maybe he might be the one but as soon as he chickened out I realised it is just Buhari we have left…
      I am not a member of any of the parties, but since jonathan and his party are the present evil facing Nigeria, we have to kick him out trhough every means possible after which we would take stock and see how it goes.
      Buhari is the only choice we have at least if not for anything else, he knows how to be serious in the fight against Boko Haram which this mugu in aso rock gives to shit about.
      Death to pdpigs!

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Better for Atiku and Kwakwanso to step down for man of the people or else they would be totally humiliated. Can only Kano state give Kwakwanso the presidency in February? Can 2 million votes gI’ve Atiku the presidency? Both men are relying on Buhari’s supporters to give them victory in February. It would not work because we Buhari’s supporters are not ready to vote for people we cannot trust. On Buhari we stand.

    • MIKE OBI

      HE IS A FAILURE ALREADY

    • uduakomiri

      Sai Buhari! Sai APC. Dan buru uba PDP. Dan banza Sadluck Jonathan. Death to Jonathan and PDP they are the party of murderers and Boko Haram…the party of Ali Modu Sherrif, the party of people who are afraid to shoot down Chad’s Idris Derby who is the main sponsor of Boko Haram. Death to Jonathan. Death to PDPIGS

      • amadi victor

        My guy why now. Why you talk loud, Nigeria is not for Jonathan anymore. KjKJust save your voice for February2015

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      200%…..GMB is the choice

  • Alore

    If APC miss this opportunity, it will be difficult to regain it again. UP Buhari!!!

  • kokoro dudu

    This is going to be interesting. Could this be the end of PDP in Nigeria? Maybe, maybe not!

  • Maria

    Beautiful arena, well organised… very peaceful…we are loving this!

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    What you are seeing is penultimate to the decay of PDP”s skull and bones.

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    That is the love Buhari yearns for Nigeria

  • Bbb

    This is new Nigeria, see peace, no teargas, no fight, everything are well organised, Kudos to APC, you guys are wonderful, GOD BLESS THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, GOD BLESS APC, ASIWAJU AHMED BOLA TINUBU, you are a leader.

  • WhollyBoy

    If Bihari emerge APC takes ASO-ROCK. If not, the party is finished.

    • Plan and How

      DO you have PVC card for voting?

      • Popoola Babalola

        my pvc card has been collected by someone else…. see?
        i asked question and (we will get back to you)……APC /PDP same thing ! we just don,t learn on time. let whoever enter
        you will know whats up

  • WhollyBoy

    But this is nice. This is a good atmosphere for a true primary election.

  • If no other thing I congratulate APC for the ambience. Nigeria watch!!! Fayemi God will continue to bless you

  • amadi victor

    From the good organization you’ll know APC is ready. Everything in its right place. Even PDP police are doing like normal Nigerian police work not like PDP police affairs.

    • One nation

      What do expect, if you enter America you go form like Americans.

      • Popoola Babalola

        abi o

  • Bambam

    APC is a sinking ship..all the razmatazz is just enthusiasm on the part of those who want to project the party as something standard and different to the rest..the whole convention and future APC campaign is modeled after Fayemi’s campaign brand in Ekiti..he’s the one that has brought that aspect into the party..but what they don’t realise is that are all being used by IBB’s boys Tinubu and Atiku..the long and short of all I’m saying is..the party has been sold back to the real owners IBB..Atiku and Tinubu!!

    • djay

      Just as you agree that Apc won’t last a year.

      • Bambam

        Keep joking and messing around..you would soon find out!!

        • djay

          You are just a political neophyte coming into political discussions with bitterness and hate not becos of the party but against some individuals in the party.

          • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

            Mr bambam, your opinions as i said earlier are respected and no one is trying to rubbish what you said. There is a way we can civilly and respectfully disagree on partisan grounds but the final destination remains simple….Progress for the people, freedom for the nation, growth for the economy, equitable distribution among all and finally discipline in our daily acts and ways….God bless us all…GMB 200%

    • One nation

      Guy go find something do.

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      thanks for your Opinion….Lets see whether your opinion translates into a fact or a fallacy….GMB 200%

      • Bambam

        I’m Buhari 300%..all I’m saying is the platform for our struggle is not going to be APC..they are the same with PDP..but we would get Buhari through the door on another platform..watch as the drama unfolds..I would be happy if we can defeat the evil men from within APC and get Buhari through there..but I doubt it would be through them..Nigerians shine your eyes o!!

    • tundemash

      If APC is a sinking ship, why are you concerned Mr. E-rat ? Na only you waka come, where are your mates ?

      Too much ogogoro hallucinates. Your Aso Rock masters boasted APC would not last a year and yet APC is stil giving you e-rats nightmares.

    • WALE

      APC IS THE Largest party in africa now.

      • Popoola Babalola

        CONGRATS! WHAT HAS THAT GOT TO DO WITH YOUR PRESENT STATE?

  • greenlight774

    For the first time i can see CHANGE. The organizers of this convention have proven that indeed APC is serious and ready to lead. I am impress to say the least. In real time the public can access both the statutory and elected delegates list on the internet. There is hope for Nigeria.

  • Buhari @ AsoRock

    Head or Tail tonight, is gonna be BUHARI As for the ogogoro drinker , Nigerians have decided to kick him out and replace him with a courageous, honest, brave, disciplined, selfless, handsome looking, feerless, bold, trust worthy, consistent, incorruptible, uncompromising, liberal, affectionate and an anti corruption
    trusted soldier , BUHARI.
    Copied from a friend and Edited by me

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      We can be part and parcel of this change by organizing ourselves and becoming information agents to drive this change at our various backyards. GMB 200%

      • Popoola Babalola

        WHO AND WHO? YOU GET JOB?

    • ikenna

      Please i wonder what you will do if Jon finally wins which i thinks he will. Do you have a voters card to vote or do you think people win election on pages of Premium newspaper. Please mark my word today( Buhari will lose) and please show us your voters card remember without voting you cannot do anything.

    • Popoola Babalola

      what will you do if Buhari loses at the end against GEJ….. my brother! NOTHING!!!!!!
      200 MILLION MUMU

  • Mr Igbo Sanity

    A New Nigeria is about to be BORN tonight!. Jonathan has NO chance against the Nigerian people. Jonathan the most wicked, corrupt soul ever to walk the face of this planet, your time is up. All Nigerians MUST unite, Igbos, Yorubas, Housas and over 200 other tribes to usher in a New Nigeria. The best years of Nigeria shall begin under President Buhari.

    jonathan has reduced this nation to a laughing stock around the world. Upwards of 20-40,000 of our brothers has been murdered under jonathan, over 5 million rendered refugees by jonathan in their country and cameroon.

    jonathan MUST BE THROWN OUT in 2015

    • francis

      And what if you don’t succeed in throwing him out? You epitomizes stupidity, sorry you are not Igbo.

  • samiis

    You are very right Sanity!
    Obviously it’s time to work together and flush out the satanic governance in PDP.

  • Enemona

    Wow, I’m very impressed with APC’s planning capabilities. This is great, could this be the historical moment when men with “common sense” take the helms?

    • TOO

      I see hope for the youths. People can’t remember the touts in Lagos before APC came in we are quick to forget. GMB will sure bring the change we desire hope for Nigeria hope for the youths hope for all of us. GMB all the way…….. I am happy already to the Nigeria I desire. Hope for my cchildren.

  • TY

    Inec should take a cue from the planning and organisation of this primaries

    • bugwu

      which organisation? Are you in Lagos? There is nothing new here that we have not seen before and better ones indeed

      • TY

        Yes we have seen better organised events but I am talking about political primaries. Common br let’s give this to them

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      Indeed!

  • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

    GMB has strived and tried to enshrine sincerity and honesty in the practice of leading and serving the people of this great Republic. Our support is what he needs to make this weakened nation great again. Nigeria is our collective possession and therefore, we owe her the collective responsibility of ensuring she soars like the eagle and her horn is lifted like that of the Unicorn….our innumerable diversity is our true source of strength….God willing, it shall be well…..

    • Ojukwu Chukwudi

      God bless you my brother.

    • GEJmustgo!

      My friend pls I beg you, why don’t you run for president 2019? I will surely vote for you! Nigeria needs people like you at this juncture. You will be our Obama from the way you talk.

      • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

        I really appreciate your positive encouragement bro. We need to grow through the ranks and also learn from the challenges and the decisions made by the selfless leaders who shed their blood, sweat, strength and also ideas to keep the UNITY and FAITH, PEACE and PROGRESS alive…..I hope that one day all of us will unite to stand behind those who will continue to ensure that our democracy is defended and not divided by anyone.God bless Nigeria….GMB 200%

        • Enemona

          God bless you. May you never run out of wisdom. You have a pure heart. Keep it up and you’d go places.

        • bugwu

          Dreamer

    • DanielOsazuwa

      I pray Oritsajafor and the other “Naira called” GOs get and receive this your anointing.

      Ya da best bros.

  • Frank NaGod Ekene

    Enemona fgc Enugu? Do you remember Ifeanyi’s friend?

  • samiis

    Let’s all put heads together and save this nation from the clutches of vampires – PDP.
    We pray fervently that our dear GMB wins this primaries and ultimately send the Otueke man away from Aso-Rock.
    GMB is the best man for now!!!!

    • Plan and How

      there is no mod action

    • bugwu

      His time is gone this 21st century, technology age GMB do not belong there

      • obsy

        What “technology age?”. How many technological gadgets do you know of that can work without electricity? Why not learn to walk before you attempt to run.

    • ikenna

      he will lose

      • Troublesome

        If he doesnt lose, you can declare him looser in your room.

        • Lam

          ikenna or what is your name u talk too much. Can’t u keep quiet

          • samiis

            dont mind ikenna, he belongs to those convergence of pple wit bleak reasoning… it’s obvious PDP govt is a disaster. why cant ikenna be more realistic in reasoning?

          • Popoola Babalola

            but are we forgetting this is not election? the real 1 is coming and then we can start talking

      • Lam

        Keep quiet

  • Frank NaGod Ekene

    If Rochas can win the ticket tonite, then APC has a point.

    • Plan and How

      in your dream

    • Goodway

      I think he is the only candidate who can compete with Jonathan

  • ALEX

    RESPECT YOUR LEADERS.GOD COMMANDS IT

    • tundemash

      how much did you respect Abacha Mr Cl0wn ?

    • PRO KIO

      @alex, respect is reciprocal, how many respect does ur leader gives to u.increase in electricity bill, increase in fuel price, loss of graduates lives in recent nis recruitment are all respect Nigerians have got from dis administratn

      • Popoola Babalola

        its so easy to point fingers…. like GEJ knows your street. no be people dey on charge?

  • GEJmustgo!

    GEJmustgo! • 15 minutes ago
    Pls Don’t forget to visit the PDP convention site next page to see the hungry, dirty,exhausted and nonchalent delegates fighting and some bribing police officers to get access to the Eagle square!
    As the adage goes’ starve your dog to control it maximally’ and that’s what PDP is doing to its members at all levels.

    • bugwu

      They are fulfilling constitutional requirement GEJ is already chosen

    • ikenna

      Mark my word today 10th Dec Buhari will lose. Election is not won on pages of newspapers. APC would have won the election if they had presented a person that all the tribes can vote for but Buhari will lose. Buhari will even lose Lagos and Ekiti states and most of the states in the middle belts like Plateau , Benue etc area plus all the south south and south east states and remember even if Buhari wins all the other states without getting 22 states in Nigeria. He will not be the President of Nigeria. Food for thought.

      • GEJmustgo!

        Please let’s talk when come out of the beer parlour! I didn’t understand what you were saying , we will talk when you collect your brain back from ……..Don’t be late!

      • brainy

        Na wah o wasting your strength on wasters our resources. Are you God, Nigerians will liberate themselves. We will vote out the people that stole our 20b oil money, those that are endorsing looters to be leaders, those that fail to put an end to insurgency, those that pretended and lied that there was nothing lik missing chibok girls, those that pretend to be xtians but their fruit show them to be not.

        Nigerians can no more be deceived , their time is up.

      • Popoola Babalola

        God bless you! some people just type or talk and believe it is counted

  • ALEX

    JONATHAN IS A GOOD MAN

    • JustJay

      Go sit down Mr. Man, Am Very much Ashamed of you

      • WALE

        good but bad leader

        • Ogom

          Neither

        • m o landson

          it true wale, being good does nt mean good in leadwership. leadeship is a gift frm god

  • ALEX

    ALL THESE PEOPLE YOU ARE PRAISING ENTER ASO ROCK YOU WILL BE DISSAPPOINTED

  • ALEX

    ALL THESE PEOPLE YOU ARE PRAISING ENTER ASO ROCK YOU WILL BE DISSAPPOINTED

    • sammy

      nobody is saying jonathan is a bad man, the problem is the man is clueless, weak, timid and unable to articulate his though or respond the nigeria multi faceatted problem, things have never been this bad, look around you there is poverty everywhere, kidnapping is on the increase, religious tension is on the increase, bloodshed everywhere, human body parts/ human.ritualsall over the place, massive youth unemployment, our economy is in tatters, high level of impunity name it everything is wrong with nigeria our currency has been devalued my heart bleeds for nigeria we need a change and the time is now. Alex this is just a bit of what is wrong with nigeria

      • bugwu

        And every body including OBJ is afraid of him. OBJ is fretting every second calling GEJ names while GEJ maintains his focus, posture,civility and gentility.
        Open ur eye GEJ is already in ASO rock

        • GEJmustgo!

          Ok, since you trust Jonathan so much I pray to Almighty to handle your family, and your business affairs the way Jonathan is handling Nigerian affairs! Say yes and I will believe you, if you didnt say it I know you are just waiting for your payment for online campaign before you abandon Jona at oteke town creek, water front!

      • Abimbola

        You forgot to add that power is absent too or maybe that is PDP’s idea of transformation

    • Popoola Babalola

      abi o

  • Olugbenga

    The set up is fantastic, PDP should open their eyes and know that their days at ASO Rock is numbered. Kudos to Fayemi and his committee members for a job well-done. A new dawn is here in Nigeria In Jesus name.

    • djay

      For where, pdp survives on illegality.

    • emmanuel

      I beg nor call Jesus for APC
      Please call your gods Mohammed

      • Mustee

        Religious bigot

      • amadi victor

        Fantastic butsnipper.

      • Ha

        Do you then suggest Jesus should be called for PDP? You have down graded the great Prophet (Jesus).

      • Ade

        You are a full. Boko Haram

      • GEJmustgo!

        Muhammed and Jesus have both abandoned Jonathan! Do you mean Jesus was there when they ferried $15m to SA?or was he there when they diverted $20b from oil subsidy?
        You also mean Jesus was there when Jonathan held meetings with militants like tampolo, Asari and rest! I am sure you rill be kidding if you believe that Jesus has blessed the pipeline contract of $4b awarded to Government tampolo!
        My friend open your eyes , Jesus has abandoned Jonathan from the date he refused to declare his assets and said corruption is not stealing .

        • Ahmad

          I beg don’t waste your time on that SON certified mumu.

      • Emmanuel,
        You have exposed you stupidity and illitracy.
        Any moslem who do not believe in Jesus Christ (peace be upon him) is not a muslim. Besides, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and Jesus Christ (peace be upon him) are all humans and servants of God all Mighty. Go to shool please.

    • Amen Olugbenga.
      May God’s might & strengh descramble PDP’s venomous riging mastery.

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        The NPF has delivered a sterling performance on this occasion of the APC primaries.

        Kudos to them.

        I wonder how much the party has contributed towards or paid for their services, after all, they are a public service body.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      Really long night.

      I wonder why some “unaccredited Delta delegates” felt they had the right to vote without accreditation?

  • Ihatechaff

    Please can anyone confirm is really Okorocha stepped down for GMB?

    • Jack

      This is to inform the entire supporters of Owelle Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha and the National delegates of our great party, APC, that Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha is in the race to be the Standard bearer of our party at the National Convention that is going on right now at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.

      We therefore urge the delegates and the numerous supporters of Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha to remain calm and go ahead and cast their votes to their preferred candidate.

      We also urge the people to disregard the report from Sahara Reporters that Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha has stepped down for others, the report he said must have been done in error.

      As it stands today, His Excellency, Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha has proven beyond reasonable doubts that he has what it takes to fix Nigeria. Again, he has the will and we feel it is those who are afraid of Governor Okorocha’s successes and rising profile.

      He therefore called on the delegates to go ahead and cast their votes to the most qualified candidate, who will deliver Nigeria from its present precarious state of polarization, economic and political backwardness.

      Nigeria Must be Better!

      Prince Eze Madumere (Mfr)
      Director General, Nigeria Rescue Group

  • Darlington Mudiaga Atumu

    All the bad people left PDP to form or join APC…na wa ooo

    • ABUBAKAR SANI KUTAMA

      lolz..is’t bad to repent or to baptize ?

    • Ha

      Do you mean the present PDP members are the god that remain? If Jonathan & Co are the good ones we have, WE ARE DAMNED CURSED!!!

      • Goodway

        then do you think that these pdp wearing apc are better….wauh

      • popoola

        you
        ARE DAMNED CURSED!!!

    • mandave

      May your life be like PDP

      • Darlington Mudiaga Atumu

        May your life be like boko haram and its party (APC)

  • Abdulazeez Kayode Jimoh

    darlinton did it affect you sorry if so

  • PRO KIO

    I am highly impressed with the organising and coordinating of this apc convention.waoh , is this my dear country…kudos to u guys. As for GMB, I wish him specially success in dis pry election,.His speech is touchy, emotional and concise . How I wish I should be part of dis historic change…the door to Aso rock is opened to APC provide Nigerians, me and you supported d yet to presidential aspirant

    • ikenna

      Please my bros stop dreaming Buhari will not win

      • PRO KIO

        @Ikenna, u av a single vote provided u av pvc.u can’t decide for progressive Nigerians. Our votes is our power

      • WALE

        You will be alive to witness buhari in aso rock,by GOD grace

        • Ihatechaff

          Harsh words, Wale!

      • Ade

        I’m sure you,
        are sleeping

      • brainy

        You will live to see it happen come February 2015 in Jesus name amen

      • mandave

        you hate others and want them to love you abi

        • francis

          No, he is just telling you that Buhari is evil.

          • Harold

            Stop wasting your time responding to francis. He is one of those receiving N300 per diem to attack anyone that criticizes GEJ. With N300 he thinks he is free.

      • comradeCliff

        My brother dont join d Syrian armies in exchange of comments who went to arrest Elisha at d command of their king. The little did his servant new that d armies of d Host of Heaven n fire of chariots were surrounding them for their safety. Blind ness came upon the Syrian armies at d command of Elisha so shall these blinds folks be led away as well in d Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

      • Jeffrey Olufemi

        Buhari ‘s destined to win. He’s the winner come 2015

      • blackwits

        My only problem with APC is that their leaders have not told Nigerians what they will do for us if voted into power all they do is lambast the incumbent government. People who speak bad of people are mostly gossips who have nothing to offer but poke nosing. Amaechi as a PDP governor built schools, hospitals and roads but ever since he joined this APC madness he has completely lost control and focus. In Borno bombings are going on and the state security apparatus is not working at all and it is the same situation in kano. These states are being run by APC but their incompetence is rather being pushed to the presidency. Lagos is doing well but let us not forget that the projects on ground are nothing compared to the federal allocation she recieves as well as the huge internally generated revenue. Is Godswill Akpabio not doing well..didn’t donald duke do well or has liyel imoke not consolidated on donald’s footprint. The clean and green programme in imo was it not done by a PDP governor..but not for PDP will u be reading this message from ur mobile device..has agriculture and power not improved from what it used to be. The truth is change should be evolutionary not revolutionary because we know how revolutions end. If the North will stop being religiously fanatic and put hands on deck to support the present administration we would have been sleeping and snoring after a day’s work believing that all will be well. For me a repentant Atiku is equivalent to a righteous Goodluck…but when the former is trying to bribe delegates at the convention then we are making a caricature of the so called history APC wants to make.

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Buhari ‘s sincerity is once again revealed by his touchy, inspirational, concise, emotional ando food for thought speech. Just the leader we need. With Buhari, Nigeria is in safe hands and the issue of an unelected first lady battering Nigeria’s image would be forgotten. Trust Buhari.

  • francis

    What are these bunch of crooks waiting for? It is 11:00 pm and it is looking more like occultists gathering. Please God help your children

    • Nigeria shall be freed!

      Olodo…this is not just a primary election, but an all encompassing National Convention, so you don’t need to be in a hurry! Relax your mind as you watch the movie ooo….#LOL

      • francis

        Nigeria is already freed from the shackles of the born to rule, good for nothing ruffians and we are not going back that road again. For many decades these bunch of rats held sway but nothing to show for it and now you want us go back as though we all have memory lapse. GEJ might slow in making decisions but that’s exactly what we need in a leader. I certainly do not want a dictator in whatever guise because my freedom is worth more than anything money can buy. Sorry but we are moving forward with GEJ because my children must grow up in a free society like other children in a democratic and secular countries.

        • deleadedapo

          Do you actually believe you’re FREE?, if you think you are, tens of millions are definitly not, not only is the leadership unable to put things inplace to FREE millions to pursue their dreams but they are stumbling them along the way, some state governors proves that building roads, hospitals and schools does not take genius afterall, theft goes on in all sectors with inpunity, FREEDOM in deed, try change at least, Buhari has no record of curruption and to me that’s a lot.

          • Nigeria shall be freed!

            God bless you man!

          • Jeffrey Olufemi

            Thanks for your comments

        • Nigeria shall be freed!

          Moving forward with GEJ? Is this how to move? You mean Nigeria should be moving on reverse gear? Am sorry, if some Nigeria still believe in moving on like this, then the country is ready for doom. Look, am not holding brief for any party here, if PDP could replace GEJ with even another sound person form the South-South, I will gladly accept the person, but not this GEJ ooo! God will deliver Nigeria for this present set of mediocre in power.

          • francis

            To be honest with you, Nigeria is better today than it has ever been. Admittedly, corruption is one major problem in Nigeria but it is not GEJ fight alone. The way Nigeria is structured will always encourage corruption if it is not restructured. This is why a new constitution is urgently needed. All these people parading themselves at that convention tonight are all corrupt, from A-Z. Tinubu virtually owns lagos , Amechi is squandering his state allocation as if though there is no tomorrow, Rochas has cornered much of his people commonwealth. Are we to talk about Tambuwal and his legislooters colleagues ? Even some of the civil servants, the police, nurses, doctors etc are corrupt and you definitely cannot blame GEJ if you decide to part with your 20 Naira to the police, or if a secretary decide that you must pay certain amount before your document can be handed over to you. GEJ is getting things done albeit slowly but we are getting there. Please reject return of the era of rankadede.

          • MAN

            Yes i agree the fight against corruption is not President Jonathans’ alone but where our leader grants state pardon to Diepreye Alamieseigha and allows ex-convict Bode George and Buruji Kashamu play important and visible roles in the affairs of his political party, then one does not need an oracle to say what side the President of Nigeria is!

        • Hassan Zaman lafiya

          I dear any supporter of Gej to say ameen to the prayer below:
          May God run your lives the way and manner Gej is running Nigeria.

  • Musa AK

    God almighty will grant us another leader like the one we lost befor president Umar Musa Yar Adua may his soul rest in peace. And I pray may almighty Allah give this chance to GMB who have the Human feelings and care to handle this country with soft hand unlike the present useless leader we have

  • trippi

    Is this a witches and wizard gathering from these APC crackers ? What the hell is the meaning of this non starting ? Let them get these done with so that we will know who will be receiving the arse whooping from GEJ…

    • PRO KIO

      Pls be courteous whenever u are addressing next party in power

      • trippi

        Some dreams come true, some don’t… But just keep on dreaming..

        • Jeffrey Olufemi

          Jonathan’s chances’s of returning to ASO rock in 2015 is a mirage

        • Hassan Zaman lafiya

          From you name it seems your brain just tripped off.

    • kingbaabu

      Shut up Wendell Simlin aka Reno

    • Hassan Zaman lafiya

      Go and sleep since you are gej boy you have no business jere

      • BENNETH

        EVERY NIGERIA SAY, SING, DANCE, VOTE IN BUHARI. ABUJA KNOWS THAT NIGERIA WILL BE GOOD IF BUHARI IS ELECTED PRESIDENT AND THEIR EMPTY PROMISES SHALL BE EXPOSED AND REJECTED

    • Hassan Zaman lafiya

      I dear any supporter of Gej to say ameen to the prayer below:
      May God run your lives the way and manner Gej is running Nigeria.

  • Ihatechaff

    BRF on now!

  • How, just how, can a presidential candidate worth the office he is seeking and the capacity to genuingly deliver, gives deligates money and cars to buy their favours in votes! Isn’nt that rediculous?
    Atiku in katsina, gave N5 million to APC secretariat and N50 thousand Naira to that state’s APC deligates. The same story is being rumoured at the presidential convention, this time around, six figures cash and a Toyota Camry.
    Can someone in this community kindly comment as to his justification in doing that? Can some like that make a good president?

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      I have always written and told people that Atiku is a mobile corrupt tower. He will see wisdom today and realize forever that darkness can never catch up with truth even it sets off millions of years before truth obeys the gun.

      • Toyin Adepoju

        fantastic writing, Omoigui

        • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

          God bless Nigeria and give us Buhari, Oh ! Majestic God. Thanks Toyin. We all have a dream and with Buhari, we shall collectively achieve our dreams.

      • Maria

        Atiku should not have been admitted into APC..The man is a dead wood… a perennially corrupt man. However, no matter how much he gives… Buari is the man.

        • trippi

          Who in APC is not corrupt ?

  • Ekemode Nurudeen Adeola

    As this APC convention is going on I thank all the committee in charge of the program that was well organised and at end of the program I will personally asure that the outcome will favour the right candidate who will offer Nigerians bright future. Kudos APC for peaceful conduct presidential primaries election in lagos

  • Mr. Abdin

    Democracy in action change all the way.

    • francis

      Change by who and for whom?

      • Mr. Abdin

        A change for better Nigeria.

      • Maria

        Change by Nigerians and for Nigerians… When the weeds clear from your eyes you will understand better.

        • francis

          Please wake up from your slumber, for there is no better alternative than what we have now. For me is a capital NO for dictatorship, NO to sharia, NO to curbing of press freedom and NO to curbing of freedom of speech and expression. Everything cannot be about roads and planting of flowers.

          • Josh

            The weed is still acting

          • francis

            And i am enjoying it. The mullahs are coming and they will surely get you. Be careful what you wish for because the devil comes in different shades and forms. APC is a party of strange bedfellows.

          • Dedon

            I am not a politician nether did i belong any political group but i think will need to give APC a chance, since PDP has failed woefully. poverty is on increase, insecurity & insurgence ,unemployment, down fall of education etc
            .

          • popoola

            we also need to give pdp chance in Lagos! at least they have don it for 16 years….how long did it take to build Dubai

          • Hade

            People who cannot see beyond sentiments. They are as myopic as their leader.

          • francis

            please show me the facts.

          • Enemona

            I went to sleep hoping by the time I wake up the weed in you would have cleared as suggested by Maria, has it cleared yet?

          • obsy

            Dear Francis, what have all your NO’s fetched us…A better nation?? Please don’t get carried away with measuring democracy in Nigeria with the same standard as you measure it in the western world. Our challenges are more mundane…Water…light. .food..security..NOT press freedom and the likes..those are the problems of people who don’t run generators 27hrs a day.

          • mao

            God bless you my friend.

  • Truth always prevails

    I dont understand why some people are so foul-mouthed. what gives anyone the audacity to talk ill of someone, we are all humans and not above mistakes. These aspirants have portrayed nothing but promises to help bring change in this nation that has been clearly brought to its knees. If what they preach is right then why can’t we give them the chance to show it. Whoever emerges today as the winner is what God wants us to have and embrace. Obviously the supporters of the party are who will bring it down not the leaders, but you are on one side. If you are part of the change movement then anyone is good enough from the party because they have said themselves whoever wins will receive support from them all because its obvious that they want us to have a peaceful and developed country for us and generations to come. We all have to be open mined about this, so what is Buhari doesn’t win, so what if Atiku doesn’t win vice-versa we are agents of this change not them alone what we wish for this country is what will help them not what they have planned. Abeg nigerians learn to think out of the box for the betterment of our nation. God be with us all, Amen.

    • Enemona

      If Bihari doesn’t win, it would be a cakewalk for GEJ.

    • Adeshina M. Sule

      My friend, yuo can not expect any lively benefits from any parts of the body that rest on a rotten head. that’s the simple truth.

  • Maria

    PDP is dead…no matter how much you try to resuscitate a dead horse… the animal is gone…Enough of the most corrupt party in the world. A party whose leader said stealing is not corruption.

  • Abbas

    Change is all we need. Let APC drive us to our desired change. Change all the way!

  • Danny

    HOW TO KNOW AN EDUCATED PERSON (NIGERIAN FACTOR)

    Ask Him or Her: Are you interested in Politics?
    Educated: YES
    Illiterate: NO

    Why: The illiterate does not know his vote (politics) will determine if he/she and is children will live a happy life or not. Will eat good food or not, will live in peace at home or a refugee abroad. He does not know if his daughters will be kidnapped and no body will care, or their homes will be flooded without any intervention. He does not know politics determines if he or she is human or animal – if he will use his human right at all! He does not know his vote could determine his or her destiny — How terrible is a vote for the wrong candidates! I have seen Europe, I have walked the street of Asia. North America is not at all a stranger, I have friends in the Caribbeans and my family live in the heart of Africa. Of all the Nations in the world – No country is as great as My Nigeria and Your Nigeria – the largest black nation of the world, the pride of the ‘coloured’ race. In weather, we beat them all. In natural resources, we are filled to the brim, our nation minus 100000 oil blocks will still know riches. In Agriculture, our seedling can grow in all weather and on all soils even the smallest cracks on a paved road adore the life in a seed. In education, who lied to us that we are incompetent? That our education is inadequate? How did we believe? How has it affected us? Our weakness is just but for a while. It’s not scar but a sacred memory that will go down in history like that of any great nation like us. Yes, like us! But it all begins with one right vote one right candidate! Fashola fashioned the celebrated Lagos of today. Please let Buhari build the New Nigeria! If he did it once he has earned a second chance! I am not Muslim but I am a Nigerian. I am a Christian yet I am a Nigerian. Afeez or Daniel – can you tell me the meaning of A or D? TODAY not tomorrow like we use to sing – This Nation Nigeria must rise to the the true meaning of its creed. All the black race in the world need us. Will this election be just another one? Peace to you all. #BuhariNation

    • Mykola

      My Dear Brother Danny, you have some good points, but I found it very hard to agree with you that it is illiteracy that would make a person say ‘No’ to interest in politics. Reason being that a lot of Nigerians are fed up with the type of politics we practice in this part of the world. The question we should be asking ourselves is: When would the vote of our people count, after staying several hours in a scotching sun or hard biting rain, with untold suffering staying on queue for several hours? Me-think we should first get our acts right on making our votes count before we can blame our people’s lack of interest in politics. Either educated or illiterate we all practice politics in our various endeavours, but Nigerian politics is so dirty and starve any right-minded person’s of interest.

      • Progress

        Educated people know that it is important to vote and protect your vote. OSUN PEOPLE DID IT.

    • Jide

      awesome!

  • ADEBOYIN SALAKO

    OH GOD OUR DEAR HEAVENLY FATHER BABA GOD WE ARE FED UP OF ALL THE PROBLEMS AND WHAT IS HAPPENING IN NIGERIA PLEASE FATHER CHOSE A GOOD LEADER FOR US AND UNCOMMON LEADER WITH WISDOM AND KNOWLEDGE THAT WILL DO A TURN AROUND FOR NIGERIANS AND STOP ALL THESE KILLINGS EVERYWHERE SOMEBODY THAT WILL PROMOTE AND UPLIFT OUR ECONOMY, ERADICATE POVERTY IN NIGERIA WE HAVE THE BEST RESOURCES IN OUR COUNTRY NIGERIA FATHER LORD PLEASE DO WONDERS IN THE LIFE OF YOUR CHILDREN WHICH I KNOW IS POSSIBLE YOU ARE THE ONLY PERSON WE ALL RELY ON NOW WE ARE POWERLESS BECAUSE OF ALL OUR BAD LEADERS DO YOUR WONDERS IN NIGERIA ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.

    • Jack

      amen

    • Alhaji Adebayo

      AMEN!! Amen, my brother u see, of all the comments on this page u r the best. God will put an end to government of impunity by the time this primary end. Today is the night of libration, its a night of Chang!

    • Gaskiya

      I say Ameen.

    • jeg

      AMEN.

  • Buhari/Okorocha for President

    WOW…… For the very 1st time in a very long time, I have HOPE in Nigeria again, the wind of change is blowing from north south east west…. history will be made tonight, this primary will produce the next president of our great nation

    • Ya’ll address him as Vice President ROCHAS OR simply call him VP ROCHAS abi? Nse!!!

  • abc

    “You cannot trust the corrupt to end corruption” Well thought and inspirational not only to the delegates but all Nigerians that are not dumb and blind.

  • Jack

    Anyone watching on SRTV?

    • brainy

      Yes I did

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    That is the difference between Buhari and other Nigerian politicians. A former Petroleum Minister, Governor of now six states, PTF Chairman and above Head of State of Nigeria, not having foreign account , oil well or company benefitting from Government ‘s contract. Can Atiku lay claim to any of Buhari’s simplicity and quality? When Atiku lost as AC candidate, he returned to PDP so as to secure his personal business and get lucrative contract from government.

    • Bambam

      Buhari would be president in 2015 IJN calm down..but its not going to be on this platform IBB boys Tinubu and Atiku have hijacked to scam Buhari of his guaranteed voters..and millions of other Nigerians who want to vote for him..we know the winner already with millions of dollars and billions of naira..the winner is Atiku..but Buhari would get into the presidency on another platform and with the help of Nigerians..God is fully awake!!

      • deji

        But Buhari said he will not leave the party even if he loses?

        • Bambam

          Which Party?..IBB..Tinubu and Atiku’s party?..He is leaving for the sake of the masses..to deliver us from corruption and eternal slavery..but I pray I’m proved wrong..Buhari is no longer just a name on a ballot paper..he has become a Mass Movement for the Emancipation of Nigerians..he has to leave!!

          • deji

            Let us wait and see the outcome of this primary first. Some are still predicting a Buhari win.

          • Bambam

            If people vote their conscience Yes..but if they vote for between $5,000 – 20,000 given them..plus free accommodation and transportation..then No..but there is nothing to fear..if they stop him through APC..they can’t stop him through the votes of the people on another platform..we would get Buhari in 2015..not IBB..T.Y Danjuma or Tinubu’s choice..Keep calm God is at work!!

          • jeg

            Dont you know and believe that God can use any group, people, someone or anybody to answer a nation’s prayer, Buhari goes nowhere and when he wins they are the one that will ran away from him

          • deji

            That is what people like you said in 2011. Now we all know that it is the devil that is using Jonathan.

          • deji

            My brother, you see now? And you don dey leave voice for ground (E de ti nfi ohun si ile). lol
            But truly like you I was apprehensive too and I could not imagine a loss for Buhari at the primaries. But we thank God for how the rsults turn out to favour us.
            Right now the real battle against Jonathan is what we should be ready for. It will not be pretty, neither will it be easy. PDP will throw everything at Buhari, including blackmail, intimidation and rigging. But I am confident that Buhari will come out victorious.
            Now is the time for us to redouble our efforts in installing a man of integrity and capability to emerge as Nigerias president by Feb 2015.
            Great job my friend. Our efforts was not in vain and will not be in vain.

          • Bambam

            Well we had to let them know we knew all their machinations..time would soon reveal all the evil they played behind the scenes..left to me the whole primaries was organised like a PDP one..not in terms of what we saw on TV..but the allowance for horse trading..when you have to bus delegates to one venue..and give the chance for a rich money-bag to infiltrate and bribe them..its what mostly transpired at PDP’s presidential primaries..and Atiku was banking on the usual..so we had to let them know we understood the game..

            Anyway..the people know better now..if you bribe them with money you just wasting your time..as they would seemingly vote their conscience..I believe come 2015..the North would deliver en-masse for Buhari..but the South would be a mixed-grill of fortune for him..but eventually even if it goes to a run-off Nigerians would vote massively for Buhari..as we all know our major problem is corruption..and the one man capable of putting up a good and successful fight against it is Buhari..God is in control!!

    • jeg

      but bro how can i vote this man now when me , my wife, brothers can not get the voter’s card, I have 4 votes and no card

      • Retsola Odele

        My Dear Brother, I strongly urge you to go an extra mile in getting the PVC for you and your kindred. These four votes are priceless and invaluable and they are by far the object of catalyst needed to install the CHANGE we seek and yearn for. History beckons on us and we must not fail to rise and inscribe our names on the good side of history, thereby making it a memorable one in years to come. I am not partisan but I stand firm on the side of a candidate with great character and integrity. I look forward to seeing you and your relatives cast your vote just as I would be casting my vote for a disciplined, incorruptible, courageous and a scrupulous candidate with utmost credibility in all facets and above all with proven track record of true leadership steered towards affecting the lives of the populace. A candidate who could have retired in nauseating luxury and affluence while occupying one of the most coveted office in the land (Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources under erstwhile Head of State General Olusegun Obasanjo) but chose to take the noble path of serving the populace in his best capacity. To you, Sai Buhari, I doff my hat. GMB for 2015….

  • Sword of Damocles

    just heard all the speeches by the aspirants. I loved Mai Gaskiya of course, but that Rochas, man, I like him, very charismatic, though his tongue is too sweet. I would like to see Buhari/Okorocha. one other thing i noticed Atiku mentioned all of PDP foibles except corruption. its nice to know that someone recognises a glasshouse and what a detriment throwing stones can constitute

    • Daniel Ekeh

      SoD, you be prophet? May your prayers receive a speedy answer!

    • Democrat

      @Sword……..all because of a speech and you fall for that? please! wake up!!!

  • WISEMAN

    APC has proved to Nigerians that they are the only parties in Africa with internal democracy. As for GMB, his speech is touching and inspirational. GMB all the way come 2015.

    • Democrat

      @Wiseman…..hmm, IJN seriously? all for a speech and you are in love with him? smh

  • WISEMAN

    Buhari will be president come 2015 IJN. No one should deceive you on religion ground. He has no foreighn account

    • REAL WISEMAN

      BUHARI ??? IJN KE. ARE U REALLY WISE???

      • Forextopedia

        That question goes to you. BUHARI for president either you like it or not.

      • tai28

        What is wrong with saying Buhari will be president in Jesus name? That is what Wiseman believes in, if you, Real Wiseman, like you can say in Okija, Ogun, Sango or Osun name, all we are saying Buhari will be president.

  • Fermi Yomi

    I would have loved to watch this history making proceeding on set but I’ve no power supply for more than 24hours. The vehicle of CHANGE has finally arrived Nigeria. God bless APC, God bless Nigeria.

  • Enemona

    APC, thumbs up. You’ve shown your readiness. You’ve shown us how a political party should organize. Your setup is excellent and this has sent shivers down the spine of the filthy party. I can still not believe that this is being organized by Nigerians in Nigeria.

    • Kelvin

      Bro, they mean business and that’s what we want. Its even way better than inec coordination. Am all in and may God see us through.

  • Enemona

    Anybody watching on NTA?

  • John

    God bless Nigeria. Buhari for life because Nigeria can only grow when we say no to corruption Buhari speech was the best so far we need hope for our generation and he is coming in to give us Hope and lay a foundation for it. No more mistakes for the minds that support corruptions and takes out money to under developed world for them to continue developing their countries and leave our country under developed

    • lincoln

      I sincerely and hopefully prayed that the man emerges as the candidate to face PDP.

  • GEJmustgo!

    Thank God! The blog is being updated now, the guy has just waken up from a short slumber. Thank you my dear, you are doing a nice job and that’s your contribution! Hahahahaha

    • Koze

      lol, i stayed awake too hoping that the blog would be updated. good that he is back now.

  • mfon

    is the voting over ??

  • Adeshina M. Sule

    If Atiku becomes the winner of this excise then it means APC is decieving us with their CHANGE slogan, and i hope Asiwaju weigh the consequence of it very well especailly from the persepective of his political base. we will not be for granted again. GMB or APC should forget it.

  • Mr. Arsenal

    Yeah….. Nasarawa voting nw then Niger

  • WISEMAN

    The conduct is transparent and encouraging. APC has now prove to us of their readiness. GMB all the way.

    • Concerned Nigerian

      #GMB all the way

  • Justice Flow

    Transparency is the watchword & that’s how APC roll…

    • AMB IPAYE

      GMB HAS WON WITH 3,430 VOTE

      • Justice Flow

        congrats 2 Gen Buhari & Nigeria hs a whole. Now time 2 execute d desired change. #Yes2APC2015

  • Oyewole Lateef

    Change is not easy but It possible, ” Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo” let us be an agent of positive change.

  • My God… do I love what these guys are doing here! If only Nigerians will learn from this SUPERB and BRILLIANT organization.

  • TRUE DEMOCRAT

    Atiku all the way!!!!!!!!!

  • Rightconcept

    With this arrangement if followed to the end,APC will win hands down.And a new Nigeria will hatched itself.Surely History will never forget those that actively partake with clean minds,transparency,truth and without fear of favour.I wish am part of this change.I am really impressed with this kind of setting coming from Nigerians.This shows that Nigeria can still be great again.Let us have hope that that opportunity,we will not for the last time ,allow to slip away from our fingers.Proudly Nigerian

  • Igweee!!!

    Now, that is how to show an example and be an example! Well done, APC. The organisation in this APC primaries alone is more than enough to rekindle hope of any Nigerian who has not lost his mind to the morass of ethno-religious bigotry.

    I am an Igbo man who has no allegiance to any party, including the so-called Igbo party, APGA.
    But I can say whole-heartedly today that I am, once again, proud to be a Nigerian. Once again, thank you, APC.

    And thank you, Kayode Fayemi. In a Nigeria that is working properly, I will happily vote for Fayemi to be my state governor in Delta than to have some of these vagabonds and criminals raping our societies in the name of being an indigenous leadership.

    Obama, who killed Bin Laden and continues to create more than American 200,000 jobs on monthly basis in the last 3 years is half Kenyan.

  • Rightconcept

    Kudos to Fayemi and his team to present to us a nice and properly planned presidential primary-Voting is coming to an end.
    I can’t wait to hear who becomes our next President.

  • jeg

    Why can PDP do same just to make us to be sure that we are voting in the best and not a dump head with PHD

    • Omo

      @jeg……GEj is not a dump head oh! why not call Obama a dump head too? stop insulting….open your eyes and see what these people are planning for you.BUhari is nt the answer

      • Koze

        @Omo, …so who is?

      • biola bakare

        Yes , is not the answer but prayer is the answer.
        but we need a change.

      • jeg

        My eyes are opened my friend, no power, good road, we started SMC Business, power and import duties killed it, import duty now x2, international passport 28K, and Joanthan is telling us that total subsidy will be removed next year, he wan kill us

    • Daniel Ekeh

      jeg, small small now. He deserves some respect. Or else you would look like that.

  • Gaskiya

    I am really highly impressed with the APC organization for the primaries. This is extraordinary. This has given me great hope that Nigeria can be a very great country if we have good leaders steering our great country. Kudos APC and the organizers. I love Nigeria so much.

  • Igweee!!!

    Talk about restoring the democratic dignity of our country. That’s what I am witnessing here. Thank you, APC.

    If you will govern in this same way, it would be awesome. I will personally become an APC activist going from house to house to ask people to vote for you in the next election after 2015. You don’t have to pay me for that. I love my country, Nigeria, and I have looked forward on daily basis to a politics and leadership that can unravel the incredible potential of this beautiful country.

    • Daniel Ekeh

      Igwee, that is the spirit. Keep it up

  • chuka

    Bihari just they deceive all of u with all these lies if I open his chapter u will know that GEJ has no close rival

    • Koze

      Chuka, it would be really nice if you can open the chapter NOW. Remember we are all clamoring for a better Nigeria. So if you have facts that show that GEJ is better than GMB, please bring it forward.

    • Igweee!!!

      Hahahahahahahaha!
      Change has never happened easily, there will always be your type. So just go ahead and open the so-called Buhari chapter which you believe that only you knows – I’m sure it will be the same chapter of lies and twisted truths that have been recycled since 2003. It was working then. Trouble is, it is not working anymore. Now, many of those who will vote for Buhari in 2015 are those who voted against him in 2003, 2007 and 2011. That’s how horrible Jonathan is in the minds of many right-thinking Nigerians today.

    • Daniel Ekeh

      My dear Chuka, please open “this chapter” of yours on GMB. After the elections, it will be too late to open.

    • djay

      Na you dey deceive yourself

    • Concerned Nigerian

      Are you really serious??? Jonathan must be related to you or maybe you are still leaving in the stone ages. Better wake up and smell the coffee. Come 2015 there will be an eviction letter handed to the occupants of Aso rock, go and find another rock to live under.

    • jeg

      If you….. please open up and lets compare with Jonathan failure

    • ootokoro

      There is somewhere called the ‘pit of despair’ and another place-more honorable called the ‘height of hope’. if this convention we are witnessing(the arrangement,atmosphere and conduct)is a microcosm of the proposed apc govt(because even in far away ibadan i feel the aura of peace, hope and the Nigeria of our founding fathers),i dare to say, i choose to pit my tent on this ‘height of hope’ where i will not be able to hear the rantings of ‘sleepers’ during a generational revolution.

  • biola bakare

    I think we need to support APC for a change in this nation, president goodluck has try his best , there is nothing he has to offer again,we need to come together and vote for a change weather good or bad’ wish I believe there will be a positive change.

  • Concerned Nigerian

    For no reason my comment has been pending for over 20mins and has been refused to be posted. It does not matter. The polls say it all. The voices of Nigerians will be heard this time around. 2015 won’t be about party, religion or sentiments. It’ll strictly be by personality. The vote will count. The emancipation of our freedom has just begun and in a few hours when this Primaries are over a new dawn will fall on Nigerians and we will begins to sing our song of liberation through the voice of GMB. All the hypocrites and thieves that have fattened their pockets through the resources of Nigeria, Judgment Day approacheth…

    • Ik-212

      So, if Buhari did not offer them money, then who is asking the other aspirants to step down?
      Who is spreading the rumors that this or that person has stepped down for Buhari.
      If Buhari is clean, he should give us details of how he fought the corrupt members of the second Republic, who was jailed and who was freed.
      If jailed, why?

      Why are we talking about patriotism here, when He Buhari is not patriotic. At his age, a patriotic lead should locate a younger leader and project him.

      I know that about 90% of people reading this post should be below 40yrs, yet when we talk about young leaders they said we are not ready.

      Remember that old age has its own problems let’s not vote into Office a liability that we result to frequent medical check up abroad.

      • Okikiola Beckley

        Frequent medical check ups with reliable hands at home is better than the 57year old wreck we have on our hands.

      • jims007

        Talking about age… this generation is far more corrupt than any other in the history of our dear land. Are we actually ready? please stop being myopic and use your brains if you have any.

      • Igweee!!!

        The delegates that are about to give him the ticket of their party know his age. Go and talk to them. If your argument had enough merits, those delegates would also share your views. You educated fellow, listen: Ageism is the same thing as racism. Both are forms of discrimination. Discrimination is offensive to a good conscience. Look for something else and say.

        I am 35 years old. I want Buhari. Deal with it!

  • fitzkennedy

    GMB has passion for redemption of Nigeria, but why has he not mentored someone with this same vision and political philosophy? Could he be selfish? or wants to do it all by himself? hmmm…Rochas taking a swipe as per age has shot himself on the foot. Atiku!! I wish could explain his wealth from birth through his civil service years till date ..if all things being equal how could he had had that kind of obscene riches.Buhari has bankrolled 3 elections plus yet he says he is “poor” who is buying that crap..? if it were true every “poor man” would be on the ballot by his standards which y’all know is not so true. But I am certain, Jagaban will deliver him the ticket as the president afterall he is APC say and do all. GMB vs GEJ battle drawn….my verdict bloodbath but the the shoeless kid will come out smiling…Goliaths never win in Nigeria…

    • chuka

      My brother just inform them for those who care. He is poor he has no food he has no foreign account etc. You see why I said that man is a criminal goes abt deceiving the mentally challenged and less privileged. May God help us in this country

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Certainly! With GMB, Nigerians hope, dreams and aspirations would be rekindled and surely, materialize. Nigerians cannot wait to vote GMB into power because in him they trust and hope for a better future

  • Concerned Nigerian

    The amazing things about 2015 is the fact that it was born out of 2011. Majority of the GMB supporters today (including myself) voted against him them. Time and exposure has now revealed our flaw and will not repeat it in 2 months time. If GMB has a volunteer campaign team, sign me up immediately.

    • Daniel Ekeh

      CN, after this the sites will be updated, and ALL hands will be needed for the CHANGE!

      • Concerned Nigerian

        well as I said earlier, I am available and fully committed to #GMB cause

  • AA

    I am really facinated with d way APC is conducted her primary, best of luck 2 d candidate expecially the GMB.

    • Bala Alkali

      AA??? Is it Atiku Abubakar? May God choose the best for us.

    • no sir.. best of success, tired of luck (good or bad)

  • Omee

    I want to say that credit must be given to GEJ for allowing an opposition party to thrive. Tinubu would never tolerate that. That is true democracy. APC bring your packaging and branding and effizy all supported by the US and lets go to vote. Remember that the South south whose wealth we have all been plundering deserve to finish their 2nd term.

    • Olad

      Yes they can finish their 2nd term if 2015 total votes favor S/S. Remember Jonathan was against zoning in 2011, what goes around comes around.

  • deji

    Counting has started oh, They are calling mostly Buhari;s name. Buhari is leading by a very wide margin. Even Kwakwanso seems to be doing better than Atiku.
    Thank God.
    Buhari all the way!

    • Nostory

      Sai,Buhari

      • deji

        My good brother.
        Yes oh. Sai Buhari.

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    I have been a GMB supporter since 1983, when he introduced WAI, because it sanitized Nigerians. In 2003, GMB won Obasanjo in the general election in Edo State. PDP announced different results . The rigging was terrible, multiple voting by PDP and thousands of ballot papers were printed in one of PDP”S thug’s house. Several Hausas and Binis who voted for GMB were hung from ceilings and beaten badly with koboko. Chief John Oyegun led us to government’s house to protest the injustice, but to no avail. I wrote several petitions to the I NEC officials but only to be asked if GMB was my father. GMB has never lost any election in Nigeria. PDP’s rigging machine has always been at work, but this time God will negate their their intent.

    • Plan and How

      What a Tale by moonlight.

      • Dapsy

        It maybe but it is about to come true…

  • Oluwatoyin…

    We should have just given it to Buhari in 2011 when we had the chance, now it’s no longer up to us if he gets there, but the delegates.

    • deji

      Counting has started. They are calling mostly Buhari’s name. Buhari is leading by a very wide margin. Even Kwakwanso and Okorocha seems to be doing better than Atiku.
      Thank God.
      Buhari all the way!

      • Oluwatoyin…

        Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

        • deji

          At this stage, it is almost certain. Buhari has unassailable lead.

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            Bruv, so far, so very good!

            I am very tired and very sleepy having stayed glued to this all day and night, but I cannot afford to miss this momentous moment in Nigeria’s history; the MOMENT WHEN NIGERIANS PROCLAIM LOUDLY THAT PRINCIPLES MUST TRUMP MONEY.

          • deji

            Glory be to God. Same here my brother. I kept vigil all night. Thank God our efforts are not in vain

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            My faith in ordinary Nigerians have been rekindled.

    • Concerned Nigerian

      I do sympathize with your thinking but I also think Nigeria was not ready for GMB in 2011, the failure of JEG/PDP will only make GMB/APC 2015 victory all the more sweeter. Nigerians truly will become happy that for once in a long time, something went right. Go #GMB

      • Oluwatoyin…

        GMB has to win the ticket first tho…

        • Concerned Nigerian

          He has already won it. My tears for our nation may finally dry up and I may finally change my dp to a smiling nation. #GMB all the way.

          • Oluwatoyin…

            lool… #TeamGMB2015

      • Daniel Ekeh

        Very succinctly put! Me like.

  • Tunji

    I just fell in love with premium times online update.
    U guyz are really wonderfull and keeping abreast of information.
    Thanks for the update.
    KUDOS

  • chuka

    Bandwagon is actually the best way to describe the “love” some people have for Buhari. A lot of people join others in proclaiming how upright the man is, but when you engage them in discussions to actually give you points on why they think highly of him, they struggle to give points. The question I often ask is, based on what premises do these people come to that conclusion?Anyone who is willing to teach me this should do so. I’m willing to learn. But before you play the Semantic Hero, be very careful with me, I may not have been to Harvard, but I can hold my own anywhere and anytime.To me, Buhari, is a pretentious anti-corruption fighter.Buhari in my view is too old to be contesting for president. Hey! Before you remind me that Nelson Mandela became South African president at 70, all I’m saying is that, if we know what is good for us, Buhari should first of all inform us of his health status. A 72-year old man who will be 73 in 2015 should reveal to us his health status. At 70, most people actually live on drugs and food supplements.Buhari is a coup plotter. He plotted a coup that ousted a democratically elected president. No civilised democratic society would elect the likes of Buhari as President, the same individual who overthrew an elected President. Before you give me that excuse of his plotting a coup due to corruption, remember that ALL coup plotters alleges their main reason is because politicians are corrupt and there has been break down of law & order. For Buhari to be president is like asking a pirate who hijacked your ship & sank it, to become a captain to lead a rescue mission for the ship.Buhari is an ethnic bigot, as part of his tribalistic practices, he placed President Shagari under house arrest inside a palatial mansion in Ikoyi but he locked up Shagari’s vice, Alex Ekwueme in Kirikiri. Shagari is an Hausa/Fulani like him while Alex Ekwueme is an Igboman. This action of jailing Ekwueme is ethnically fired!Buhari jailed Fela Anikulapo -Kuti on trumped up charges under emergency law which prompted the sentencing judge to confess that he was ordered to do so and apologized to Fela. It was Buhari’s administration that said it has “decided to deal with this Fela problem once and for all.”Buhari locked up politicians without trial, and his critics not just Fela who was notorious for clamouring for the exposure of the oil money rogue. Mrs. Vera Ifudu, who was an NTA reporter then, was sacked through his prodding as military ruler, for reporting what Dr. Olusola Saraki had told her in an interview about how the missing money was traced to Buhari’s account at Midland Bank London branch. Vera eventually won her case of wrongful dismissal in court against the NTA and was financially compensated.Dim Emeka Odimegwu Ojukwu, who returned from 13 years exile, just a little over a year then was as well locked up in Kirikiri Prison by Buhari. Up till today we were not told what his offence was.Buhari ransacked the house of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and confisticated his International passport. We were not told what Awolowo did till date.He convinced all the northern political leaders against allowing the National Identity Card program because this would unravel d myth of Northern population majority.Buhari is an oligarch who does not believe in equality before the law. He jailed Chief Lateef Jakande, Mr. Jim Nwobodo, Ambrose Ali, Adekunle Ajasin, Ayo Ojewumi on cases that have no basis. Ayo Ojewumi became blind as a result of his imprisonment over false charges and died shortly after. Prof. Ambrose Alli also became blind as a result of this false imprisonment. Adekule Ajasin was never the same after his eventual release and remained sickly for the rest of his life.Buhari allowed Awwal Ibrahim (Niger State governor), who was arrested in Heathrow Airport in London with 14 million pounds sterling and several millions of Niara & dollars to be under house arrest.He put in place a retroactive law that killed three (innocent) men by pu

    • Dapsy

      It is obvious that you are really frustrated…
      You better go for a medical check up before your pdpism does you wrong…

      • chuka

        Mind u am not in PDP but the truth is usually bitter. U can vote any crook u want by February we shall see ur buhari at the pools

    • Maria

      We dont care about all your ethnic and religious antics… you can go knock your head on hard wall for all I care…Buari is the way to go. You are afraid he is going to jail your master if he gets the power….lol. I knew you could not sleep all night… your fear has been confirmed.

      • chuka

        You see the truth is very bitter. Just a little of the atrocities of ur master GMB and u are restless.Don’t be myopic be wise Buhari is never a saint and hence never a better man

        • Maria

          He is not worse than what we have now… the worst government ever now is what we have in abuja.

        • GEJmustgo!

          Yes, we agree that Buhari is not a saint but we can confirm that your Master Dumbo is a devil incarnate!

      • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

        its not the time to argue or get irritated (even though some comments can be irritating) but a time to double our efforts and energy in ensuring that we do local canvassing…house to house, person to person….the beauty about supporting GMB is that we do not need money from anyone to motivate or support us….our commitment and resolve to put this nation back on track, to untie this tied down rhinoceros with enormous potential to push her way through the thick and thin of world economic challenges,is what motivates us. Chuka is also a Nigerian and he is entitled to his opinion…..i just wish he understands that our discussion is civil and we have just decided to follow a path which he does not agree with.

    • Is this your PHD thesis?

      • Daniel Ekeh

        It sure is!

    • Kaycee

      Buhari overthrown a democratic government becuase of massive corruption of that particular government , when his regime seized power, its pronounced why he seized the power and read their programme then, please try follow the event b4 u come out and comment on national or political issues, know ur fact b4 u voice out so u can defend urself if anyone counter u. If u were not born then, track the vidoe of his speech on YOUTUBE, its available. Buhari is not a corrupt leader he stands out among any one in the polical circle we have today in Nigeria. Dont waste your future and future of ur children children. Dont regret ur life tmrw. Choose wisely

      • chuka

        I know u are metusella very old but don’t be deceived old man. For only the truth can stand the test of time

    • Alex

      Ur comment it good but lack facts, u heard most of what u claimed here. GMB, of all the present candidates, PDP,APC, has a firm grip of the type of leadership Nigeria needs at this moment, he claimed he didnt hv foreign account, oil block, or receive salary during his leadership of PTF, no one has come forward to disprove these statement. Let us for once in the history of our great nation vote someone who wants to be our president. Awolowo and MKO, were the other candidates who wanted to lead us but were rigged out 2 2/3,and annulment. From Shagari, to OBJ, thru Yar’adua and Jonathan, none of then prepared to lead us, leadership was handed to them on a platter of gold. GMB has continued to ask for our votes to lead us since 2003, and hes very qualified for the post. Sentiment, tribalism, religious hatred, and division will only push us further away from attaining our potential as a great African nation.

    • jims007

      Mr prof haven’t analysed your post I have no doubt that you are one of the Gejinarian mouth piece you may as well observe no wrong with the 16 years decadence of PDP with the present administration of GEJ that is categorize with the highest degree of Corruption, unemployment, economic meltdown, increasing insurgency/militancy.. to mention but a few your Otuoken Leader is in fact a dictator.

    • Daniel Ekeh

      Oh no! My glasses

    • Olad

      how i wish your write up (as much as it is) makes up GEJ’s achievement since 5years of being president. Was there any positive thing Buhari did when he was a military head of state, I bet you will never mention one just because you prefer this GEJ’s administration of corruption ridden govt, insecurity, very high unemployment, catastrophic economy (i watch my 9ja bank money loose value globally as I live in the States). The oil money GEJ made during his tenure is more than combination of the oil money Yaradua, Obasanjo and Abacha made, yet a disastrous country where some part are now lost to Boko Haram, a group I lost a very close friend to. Chibok girls kidnap is a forgotten issue under GEJ, people like me had to leave the country to make good living abroad. Health sector under GEJ is killing, no wonder most of the politicians run abroad when they are faced with common headache.

      talking about those who Buhari jailed in your write up, mind you that is zero tolerance for corruption, credit to Buhari. you claim Buhari is a religious bigot with no provable substance, did you know his personal driver has been a christian, did you know his running mate in 2011 was a pastor. all we want is a great Nigeria, does it matter who takes our country to promise land even if the person is 100yrs old or a Fulani…What good will Nigeria remember the Ijaws for? Buhari might have used his military powers to achieve somethings people like you think is wrong, guess what, our government is now democratic, we have a vice president, legislative and judicial arm to check mate. What works with military cant work in democratic setting. With 15yrs of democracy, Buhari has not only learnt, but has observed and will use his experience for our good. Vote wisely my people, abo oro la so fun omo l’uabi.

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      We all all aware that opinion making is no crime but the wrong representation of facts and the translation of opinions into factual claims can be very worrisome. Your opinion about the man in question is very much welcome and your argument against him as regards his leadership style, his sentimental disposition and also his faith bias are equally heard. One thing i just want you to know is that no matter how long you stretch the comments and how beautiful you present it, objectivity seems weakened and it will do a little to appeal to millions of Nigerians who have moved or are gradually moving their minds away from ethnic, religious and whatever names we can give to the sentiments that have reduced us as a nation rather than glorify us as a people with intent, courage and resolve. Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the US at the age of 69 years 349 days.
      Anyway, the man at the center of this civil engagement of discussing the future of Nigeria has committed his fate into the hands of God and the hands of willing Nigerians who can join hands together with him to lead this nation. A fair shot, a fair share and playing by same rules is all he seeks. GMB 200%

      • chuka

        Next yr we see at pool no much talk

    • Abiodun

      Nna mehn, it remain small make u do well for this yah thesis o, but for now the thing no good at all, your performance is bad. Consult your professor for editing, evidence based fact, and referencing and then come and re-present the thesis. Thanks and God bless you while we await the new version of your thesis….yeye dey smell

    • Aminu

      Sorry Chuka you don’t belong to this forum based on your ethnic and religious bigotry.This forum is for progressive minds that put Nigeria above all other personal sentiments.Nigeria of today belongs to us not history,we have all put our past behind and concentrate on today which is ours. Don’t you observed no one concurred on your thrash!Even e rats like Mani Kay,Tawanda,Reno Omokri et all have surrendered and kept quiet

      • chuka

        I don’t care if any one concurs or not the truth must be told I actually know this forum is full of myopic APC supporters. Next yr we shall see at the pools

      • Cattlerancher

        Aminu…don’t pay attention to clowns…listen to the good news pouring in from all over the world…”NIGERIA WILL BE GREAT AGAIN”….Wow…

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    With APC in power and GMB as President, the emphasis on money being the ruler of men in Nigeria would be corrected. Atiku is but a guest in APC . A guest cannot occupy the master bedroom while the host sleeps on the mat. Atiku should respect Buhari as most deserving of the ticket. Today and February would be pay time for Buhari’s honesty, sincerity, patience and above all for not looting the treasury despite having the greatest opportunity to loot by virtue of the lucrative positions he held in the past. Nigera would be great again with Buhari as Commander in Chief.

  • jeg

    This is what Jonathan do not want in PDP and any body that shows interest in running are bribe or punch out

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Atiku would learn his greatest lesson today. Money cannot buy truth. You earn trust. I see Atiku coming third at best. Remember, he got about 2 million votes when he was consensus candidate of the North in AC. Buhari got over 12 million votes with CPC barely few months on forming his party.Buhari’s popularity is second to none in Nigeria.Honesty pays!

  • Toyin

    Nigeria sai mai Gaskya! GMB all the way!

  • Tunji

    Prof. David West said and I quote ” The issue of GMB’s presidency was always being derided by the criminals who looted the nation to stupor by embarking upon a campaign of calumny so as to smear GBM’s name with a view to denying Nigerians having a leader who can improve their lots”

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Precisely, Tunji. GMB’s enemies are surely the sworn enemies of Nigeria or probably, we’re only infants between 1983 to 1985. I expect them to do their research or homework prior to talking because ignorance cannot be compared with knowledge. Well, if they refuse to do their home work, Buhari would prove them wrong when he assumes Presidency in May.

    • LF

      You are a wise man! GMB has no plan. His only claim to performance is a somewhat disputed history of scrupulousness. Thishistory is disputed when you recall the 72 suitcase saga, his tenure as Minister of Petroleum, at PTDF and now his association with one of the most corrupt Nigerians – Bola Tinubu. We also hear that Amaechi of rivers is sponsoring his election – obviously with Rivers State funds – that would be sheer theft by Amaechi and Buhari would be an accomplice in such theft.

      Worse, Buhari has not provided any plan of action or shown he has the vision or intellectual sagacity to run a complex nation like Nigeria.

      I have supported Buhari in the past, but he doe snot have my support in this electoral cycle. I fear Nigerians are itching to repeat the same myopic mistakes they made with “good man” GEJ with “uncorrupt” GMB.

  • Idowu Ayodeji Amos

    Guyz you are doing a great work and making Nigerians to follow this as it happens. God bless and please keep the good work continue. please make sure this is extended to the Time of the election proper. Thanks

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Thanks Idowu for your thoughts about the Organizers and Premium Times Crew . Good job indeed!

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Chuka how old were you in 1983 when Buhari was Head of State? Bandwagon effect? Have you forgotten that Light attracts more than magnets. The bandwagon effect is based on GMB’s ” incorruptible ” personality as confirmed by Obasanjo, Abu Bakar Salami and other enemies of his. Name another retired Nigerian leader who enjoys bandwagon effect .

    • Naija4show

      The primaries have been impressive, but don’t you think the band wagon effect itself is a problem for this country, GEJ had it in 2011, and we see the effects now. GMB had it in 83, IBB had it in 85, Abacha in 93. All I’m saying is right now I think we need someone with a plan and I’m sceptical GMB has it. When MKO ran in 93 he laid down a comprehensive manifesto and we believed cause after he lost an election at his ward 10 yrs prior we saw his actions and works all over the country north, south,east and west. I haven’t seen wat GMB has done except appear every 4yrs. I voted for GEJ in 2011 and he most definitely has lost my vote to APC in 2 months. All I’m saying is i hope we don’t regret this bandwagon effect. I can vouch for the ACN contingent of APC their work in their respective states speaks for them others I’m not to sure. I just hope we aren’t handing over the keys to the to the chicken coop to wolves.

      • LF

        Naija4show, You are a wise man!

        GMB has no plan. His only claim to performance is a
        somewhat disputed history of scrupulousness. This history is disputed
        when you recall the 72 suitcase saga, his tenure as Minister of
        Petroleum, at PTDF and now his association with one of the most corrupt
        Nigerians – Bola Tinubu. We also hear that Amaechi of rivers is
        sponsoring his election – obviously with Rivers State funds – that would
        be sheer theft by Amaechi and Buhari would be an accomplice in such
        theft.

        Worse, Buhari has not provided any plan of action or shown
        he has the vision or intellectual sagacity to run a complex nation like
        Nigeria.

        I have supported Buhari in the past, but he doe snot
        have my support in this electoral cycle. I fear Nigerians are itching
        to repeat the same myopic mistakes they made with “good man” GEJ with
        “uncorrupt” GMB.

    • Es3

      You sound as if you were not old enough yourself to remember at least the 73 loaded briefcases that your anti-corruption Buhari ordered released to a Nigerian when others’ own were trapped and confiscated?!!!

      • Simon T

        …where your suit cases part of them? look for something new my friend

        • Cattlerancher

          Simon…stop wasting time with clowns…we have a greater task ahead….

        • Es3

          Look for something new when the old is yet to be answered to???

          Is that how you make progress …by ‘papering’ over deep-seated corruption and religious fanaticism under the guise progressives while pretending they never happened???!!! That must be APC’s way of making a saint out of a crook!!!

          What an ostrich you then would be!!!

      • Dapsy

        No man is perfect but the imperfectness of GEJ makes Abacha and IBB look like angels…

        • Es3

          Probably you can start by listing the imperfections of Buhari so that his ‘sainthood’ can be obvious to all?!

          Where you forget some, I will remind you along the line!!!

      • jc

        This has never happened before in nigeria. ..that an election is fair…no violence.

        • Es3

          Yes very fair, especially after killing 4 persons in Ebutte Metta and destrying over 20 cars and properties worth high million?!

          APC is so blood thirsty that lives of Nigerians mean nothing to them!!! Disagreements, yes, even fights (if need be) with respect to human life, but no for APC!!!

          2011 elections was won and lost squarely but Youth Corpers were killed in Bauchi?! For ACN/CPC/APC, the story must be tragic to satisfy!!!

  • Tunji

    @Omoigui O, Abd’lateef: I love ur reaction. GEJ, OBJ, Late Yar’adua, Abd’salami and others recommend GMB’s

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Thanks, bro.

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    This is the change we desperately yearn for. GMB represents the change. Honest, patient, articulated, sincere, steadfast, incorruptible, resilient, aggressive at fighting societal evils, upright, compassionate, loving, admirable, contentment, defender of the masses, trust worthy (“Mai Gaskiyya “), simplicity and resolute.

    • sirbrwnjr

      Thanks so much bro. May God bless you!

  • Harry

    GEJ prepare your will now because there will be no mercy for your corrupt government, Buhari is not just joking but he’s very serious. We are ready to give him the mandate come 2015, I think it will do GEJ and his group well for them to prepare for the punishment they are going to receive from Buhari’s brutality against corrupt officials from GEJ government. Buhari is going to declare state of emergency on corruption…

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Good job man. That is the Nigeria of our dreams.

    • ikenna

      please show me your voter card. without voting your buhari will not win. election is not won on pages of newspapers

      • Jamiu Akinfenwa

        Very important. Your sentiments alone can not win votes. All that crave for changes must go and vote. Up to now, up tp 40% of PVC voters cards are still waiting in INEC’s offices begging for collection.

        • Cattlerancher

          Jamiu…

          This is a big challenge. In my area, several wards are yet to collect their PVCs as INEC claims they are not yet available. How do we tackle this?

  • Dapsy

    Sam Nda-Isaia has finally gotten a vote… Buahri has gotten so many and he is getting more!!!

  • lexy

    Come 2015, we will know whom Nigerians actually want.

    • GEJmustgo!

      But for sure Nigeria doesn’t want GEJ again! Because by the time his BH messinaries finish with the North they will turn to West for not supporting him.
      Why is BH operations and bombings re always in APC states? Kano is encircled by Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna which are all PDP states but you never heard of BH operations there!
      So the writings on the wall is join PDP or be bombed! Simple.

      • lexy

        You are wrong my friend. They struck and almost succeeded in Okene in Kogi state 2012. They strike where they have accomplices. Why have they not fully succeeded in south west?

        • Dapsy

          If they try South-West, they know that this country will be split apart that very day

        • Koze

          as at 2012, although the group has split up into fragments, the BH were still fighting a cause on wrongful killings of some of their members by the police. the political fragment is what we have today and that’s what GEJmustgo! refers to.

      • Es3

        Unless you alone have taken upon yourself to be called and known as Nigerians, if not Jonathan is returning to office come 2015!!!

    • MUFUTAU YUNUSA

      My brother, Lexy. Please think.

      I have been to Austria, Australia, South Korea, Uganda, Italy.

      You dont need 10 years to effect the change in a nation. You only need the will.
      9 years ago, China’s economy was less than one third of USA, but today, China’s economy is the largest economy in the world.
      In the last 6 years or so, what is the state of unemployment, electricity, transport, food and water availability, education, among others?
      Nigerians now prefer to live in an unknown village in UK or Saudi as illegal immigrants than to be a free man in their own country.
      Let me tell you, if you leave this country, you become alien, a foreigner and all sorts.
      If it was my father, brother or uncle that run Nigeria the way GEJ is running Nigeria, I will turn my back to him.
      His money can only buy me food today, but cannot buy me happiness tomorrow when i am old and weak.
      It is only a country that is working that would be able to support me.

      So, please be a gospel of truth, let the christian in you come out. Preach the gospel. God has used unbelievers before to save His people.
      I love you, Lexy, I love Nigeria, I love my fatherland, GOD BLESS MY FATHERLAND.

  • Ola

    My voter’s card is anxiously craving for it’s primary assignment, I can’t wait. GMB 2015.

    • ikenna

      Good let us wait and Feb 2 we will know the results. Not on pages of newspapers

      • MUFUTAU YUNUSA

        My brother, Ikenna. Please think. I have been to Austria, Australia, South Korea, Uganda, Italy. You dont need 10 years to effect the change in a nation. You only need the will.
        9 years ago, China’s economy was less than one third of USA, but today, China’s economy is the largest economy in the world.
        In the last 6 years or so, what is the state of unemployment, electricity, transport, food and water availability, education, among others?
        Nigerians now prefer to live in an unknown village in UK or Saudi as illegal immigrants than to be a free man in their own country.
        Let me tell you, if you leave this country, you become alien, a foreigner and all sorts.
        If it was my father, brother or uncle that run Nigeria the way GEJ is running Nigeria, I will turn my back to him.
        His money can only buy me food today, but cannot buy me happiness tomorrow when i am old and weak.
        It is only a country that is working that would be able to support me.

        So, please be a gospel of truth, let the christian in you come out. Preach the gospel. God has used unbelievers before to save His people.
        I love you, Ikenna, I love Nigeria, I love my fatherland, GOD BLESS MY FATHERLAND.

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    I live in Canada and has glued to the programme for the past 24 hours , despite my tight schedule. Many Nigerians in Canada , U.S and Europe are monitoring same all because of GMB. We often pray for Buhari to emerge victorious now and in February. Oh! God, what kind of a man is Buhari?

    • Koze

      … he is the “good luck” that we ought to have had a long time.

    • Olad

      I live in the U.S and I’ve been monitoring while at work. Rooting for Buhari any, voted for him 2011 and will do same 2015 if the chance arise. Change is want 9ja need, GEJ with his PHD is a disgrace to us here

    • Sani Jibrin

      I study in Malaysia as a Postgrad student. I and many of my colleagues here couldn’t do much since yesterday but to glue to Sahara TV for this important primary election. We pray for the success of the people’s general, GMB in this election and the general election coming up in Feb. 2014. Nigeria shall rise again!

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    My voters card must be utilized this time around for CHANGE!

  • Ihatechaff

    Friends, Nigerians, Countrymen. This is really feeling good. For once, in a very long time, majority of Nigerians who are watching can feel the sweet gush of hope running through them. The fact that there is a general excitement about what is currently going on at the APC Presidential Primaries shows that Nigerians can tell when a positive twist is about to happen in our complicated scheme of things. Fellow Nigerians, it really doesn’t matter anymore who emerges president in 2015 or not. What matters now is that we have all seen that something different can happen to us at this time of our delicate existence. And if we stand by this encouraging signal, I am very confident that very many positive realities can come out from this. This is not the time to be an ethnic majority, an ethnic minority, a religious fanatic, a State citizen, an enemy or a friend. This is the time to be Nigerian! This is the time to hold on to truth. The saying goes that a dying man, who has been down for too long, does not hesitate to hold on fast to a flicker of life when it comes. Stand up Nigeria! Stand up! We will all live to say to each of us: One Love Nigeria! I love us.

    • Baba Mshelia

      God bless you my brother for your strong message and God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria!!!

  • samiis

    Interesting!!!! My heart jubilates as i read these comments (all thanks to Premium Times).. Can’t wait for february 2015 to come, when we’ll all move out en-mass and vote in our sincerely incorruptible GMB, who is as straight as an arrow. He (GMB) has the personality we need now! He’s not greedy and self-centered like the wolves that are currently occupying Aso-Rock!

    On GMB we stand!!!!

    By His Grace, you’ll will this primaries!!!!

  • Idowu

    Honestly I have never voted in my life, but with change everybody is crying for i.e to liberate ourself from corruption, insecurity, jobless, and economy bankrupt. I have determined to put in my vote GMB to effect the change. God bless Nigeria. God bless APC, God bless Nigerian Student and Youth.

  • Adeshina M. Sule

    If the result goes by what it is know then can conviniently say Nigeria has finally woken up to take her rightful position in Africa and in the world at large. Thank you o Lord.

    • Folahan

      Amen Sir

  • JBCOOOO

    say GMB; say APC. say Nigeria

  • Nwokolo

    My Good Lord, I thank you for this day. May your name continue to be exalted (tears in my eyes). Congratulations Nigeria. Let love begin to reign amongst us again. Congratulation Buhari. Your are really one of the greatest men to have come out of this country. God Bless you sir.

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Nwokolo. May God accept your prayers, bless your wisdom and all Nigerians .

    • Ojukwu Chukwudi

      God bless you and your family my brother. This man is what we need.

  • samiis

    It’s not a question of ethnic background; it’s not a question of your constituency within the country; neither is it a question of religion. It is the question of “standing for the truth”. Let’s go realistically blunt here, GMB is that straight, incorruptible man we need NOW.

    You and I know too well that the real MONSTER threatening our existence in this country is CORRUPTION. With GMB on that podium, corruption would be killed, burnt into ashes and buried!!!

    • Koze

      gbabe!!! THREE THUMBS UP FOR YOU

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Otito. Emwanta. Gaskiyya .

    • Naija4show

      I agree corruption is a monster but the real monster is our economical stagnation, if you make enough to sustain you and there is stability to ensure your future then u can talk to me about fighting corruption. Why blame a police man for collection of bribe when he hasn’t been paid for 2months or a civil servant from collecting 10% of a contract when his appointment can be terminated without recourse to the civil service commission or due process. We need to tackle the brazen corruption but it would be tantamount to pouring water in a basket If the underlying economic rot is not handled. So please let’s make sure we know what the economic plan of any subsequent government is.

      • samiis

        you will unambiguously agree with that what brought about all of these economic rot and other ills still lies greatly on corrupt practices everywhere. Imagine having a corrupt-free leadership from birth (1960)… where do you think we would be in the comity of nations now?

        I still remain adamant towards fighting corruption to a grind!!!

        • Naija4show

          You should honestly know dat can’t happen, humans are naturally corrupt. it’s a battle everyone fights. Yankee after all is said and done what do u call the GW bush 1st election or the no bid contract Halliburton got in Iraq or the fact that corruption carries a death penalty in China and yet people still indulge in it. All I’m saying is if that’s all we want to fight the it would be fighting a loosing battle. How would I listen to your don’t compromise speech or don’t collect bribe when I’m hungry and there is no hope of a job or an income. You can’t fight corruption without tackling the economic rot. So please what’s the plan to move this economy forward to empower the middle class and not just a few cronies who would make it on forbes list because of your anti corruption campaign.

  • Yemi

    All we need is a leader that will blot out the stain of corruption in our country……Who shall go for Us

  • Dhothun

    At least for once in recent time lets give this man WHO CAN RAISE HIS HAND TO SAY HE IS NOT CORRUPT (GMB) a chance and see what the next 4 years hold for us. We have to be courageous and queue behind CHANGE. Other wise future is not looking good for this country!

    • GEJmustgo!

      That’s my thinking, we have tasted Jonathan for good or bad at least for 6 years without any change, so let’s try Buhari for just 4 yrs if doesn’t perform we will sack him, but if he performs we will all appreciate it as we are not disappointed.
      But I will never vote for Jonathan even if he is my brother from same father same mother and that’s the most close relationship more than anything!

  • WISEMAN

    GMB all the way IJN.

    • Cattlerancher

      So Nigeria can be great again? God be praised… WOW !!!!

      #Team GMB #

  • WISEMAN

    Full meaning of BUHARI is thus:

    B=Bring
    U=Us
    H=Happiness
    A=And
    R=Remove
    I=Injustice.

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Wiseman, good talent you have.

    • Ojukwu Chukwudi

      You indeed a wise man.

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    GMB……………..Peoples General

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Good work. If falsehood leaves billions of years prior to truth obeying the gun’s sound, surely it will overwhelm, overtake and eclipse falsehood even before completing the race. In Buhari we hope for a strong and respected Nigeria.

    • GEMINIK

      I love this money and fall in love with the money. This money is universally accepted worldwide due to its integrity.This could not be subjected to mere stealing because this money is going to Bring Us Hapiness And Remove Injustice.>>>>>BUHARI

  • For once in a very long long time I can hear myself say “I am PROUD of Nigeria”.
    I don’t care who wins or looses, I don’t care if he be Christian or Muslim, I care not if he be North or South. For all I care this TRANSPARENCY that APC has shown us today is all we need to elect our leaders. Thank God for Fayemi for this… history will NEVER forget you and your humility. #GodBlessNigeria

    • Suleiman Mohammed

      I join you on this my brother!

    • Folahan

      Fayemi has shown himself again to be a class act. My only pity is for the ekiti people that voted for a thug instead.

      • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

        Just imagine, how transparent Fayemi could be. Yet, Ekiti decided to hand over the keys to their houses to a thug with their wives and daughters left alone with the thug. What will happen? I no know sha o, but I pray make the women and girls remain safe before the landlords come back in 4 years time.

        • Transparency indeed.

          What option has Fayemi has other than rebuild is political ambition thru this? And is it even possible to rig the primary when the likes of GMB, Atiku, others are involve…thief cannot thief thief if you ask me

  • JustJay

    Pls update

  • Goodman

    Thanks for the good job you Premium Times are doing for Nigerians. Can you imagine for an invent like this no tv station apart from LTV in Nigeria is covering it live. yet they go about telling us they are tv this, tv that of the year for lunatic journalism. we are warming up for the outcome.
    Great Nigeria. On the march AGAIN.

    • Ojukwu Chukwudi

      my brother don’t mind NTA they have now been converted to Dame Patient Faka Jonadaft toilet roll. No problem when revolution starts, we will begin with NTA.

    • progressive

      Tvc is also showing it

    • Azeez

      Its live on CORE TV. and GMB is leading for now

  • Concerned Nigerian

    Like a mother under the pain grip of child birth, soon Nigeria you will hear the cries of life, freedom and liberation once you put to birth a New Nigeria through the womb of #APDdecides #GMB

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    My computer is not refreshing. Can any one tell me if counting has started and the positions of the contestants .

    • guest

      yes Buhari is leading

      • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

        Thanks, bro.

    • Dapsy

      Buhari is killing them!!!

      • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

        Thanks. Yes. Buhari is sanitizing them.

      • AMB IPAYE

        atiku 954, GMB VOTE IS STILL COUNTING LETS WAIT AND SEE

  • Prince Akandu Elvis Obinna

    More Update Please

  • jolomi

    Pls what is the update.?

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Premium Times, more updates please.

  • Truth has no alternative

    GMB RIDE ON. CONGRATS IN ADVANCE

  • Mohammed Alimu Mohammed

    I am very proud of @PremiumTimesng @SaharaReporters and @LagosTelevision they probed to be real to their professional and unbiased reporting, if Nigerians have relied on NTA we would not have gotten all these updates.

    • GEJmustgo!

      Hmmm! You are joking by saying that. Don’t you know that NTA is still in the boundage of corruption and impunity? It has be liberated first before you can see any positive change.

      • Toyin

        Don’t forget AIT, SilverBird on that list of NTA. lol!

  • chuka

    APC APC APC some people are clamouring. Are sure u not having grandiose delusion and premature euphoria. U are here shouting APC and GMB when frustrated men who set up this amorphous organisation called APC know their sole agendum. These men have at one time or the other ruled a part the whole country and some are still rolling and yet Nigeria is still plagued with corruption. Who is deceiving who. Somebody said GEJ couldnt fight boko haram that if GMB WINS he will tackle boko Hiram insurgence immediately. I ask Why won’t book haram even stop on their own if GMB wins, is there any difference between BUHARI and BOKO HARAM. Who is the sponsor of book Hiram and we are talking abt buhari and nigerian saint. Buhari is a patriotic Nigerian he loves Nigeria with the last drop of his poor blood yet he made a grevious statement in 2011 that he would make Nigeria ungovernable if Jonathan wins and today what is happening thousands of souls being wasted because of self-centered power monger called BUHARI and his cohorts. This is a treasonable offence. Or u want to tell me this one is also a lies because we know only Buhari is a saint in nigeria . Be wise let me not continue talking abt this man. Only those bunch of power mongers know the why they formed APC if not why has Buhari not found a competent presidential candidate to front since 2003. It means he the only saint in the midst of sinners and want to get that power by all means. Don’t waste ur VOTE next yr

    • tundemash

      Cl0wn .. too little, too late. It is not your business if we waste our VOTE. The only waste was Nigerians who voted the Otuoke m0r0n 4 years ago claiming they voted “GEJ but not PDP” ! But same Nigerians are wiser now. Stop being jittery, you have no business commenting on APC’s choice of Presidential candidate.
      According to you, Buhari is sponsoring Boko haram .. the question is why is your weak GEJ too afraid to act on that ? Why would Nigerians not desire a change after 16 years of looting?
      I hope you have collected your own stove for this online job you are doing; that is the last “awoof” for you online insurgents of the Otuoke Clown; BACK TO THE OTUOKE ZOO !

    • Dapsy

      You have definitely collected and eaten GEJ rice…

      • tundemash

        and stove !

    • akanwo

      YOU ARE DELUDED IRRESPONSIBLE ANIMALS.

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Chuka. I can see you do not believe in Nigeria. Perhaps, you and Boko Haram synchronize perfectly in your dreams about Nigeria. At the end Light would overpower Darkness.

    • DD

      Just take it easy. Otherwise this obsession with Buhari and APC may give you a heart attack.
      Sadly for you, most Nigerians would disagree with you. So leave them to their fate.

    • concerened nigerian

      BUHARI never called boko haram his siblings goodluck did and buhari isnt even in power and youve concluded cant you wait and see how he tackles the boko haram first then talk and can you tell me why the recent attacks on boko haram by local hunters were stopped by goodluck? if he cant protect his people why will he stop them from protecting themselves and also he said he is soft on boko haram because they are “siblings” what of the people getting killed arent they also siblings? cant you stop your sibling from from killing other innocent people? i am not a big fan of buhari but i dont think you should be quick to link him with boko haram with all the things happening right now in the country. we should drop religious and ethnic differences aside and fight and hope good for our country.

    • Kaycee

      I thought u were a man I can argue with a share some kind of educative and historical chat with when I replied u earlier on, I dont know u re Buhari hater…. one last question for u based on ur assessment on Buhari, can you please refer us to the source that u got ur news from? Where and when and ur fact with the statement u credited to Buhari? That he will make Nigeria ungovernable if he looses? Please state ur source if u want more commemts from me. Thanks.

      • Cattlerancher

        Please save your breadth…don’t waste time with clowns…

      • chuka

        Look at u talking abt source how many sources of ur allegations against Jonathan have u provided. U are there claiming to be knowledgeable. Go and put up ur facts together and come up. Mmcheeew

        • tundemash

          GO thru all the responses on this page and you know your m0ron paymaster is out. OLODO ! Go drink your sapele water .

          • chuka

            This truth go burst ur empty brain washed head today. No go rear Fulani cattles. Stay there

  • AJ

    To the guys behind Premium Times, I say kudos to you! Thanks for showing some imagination and giving us live coverage of this momentous event which, shockingly, most live media houses in Nigeria have virtually ignored. Please keep this up.

  • Concerned Nigerian

    As we gradually approach the dawn of a new beginning, we will not easily forget the darkness that has made us desperately long for change #APCdecides, #GBM

  • Jolomi Dediare

    Am watching a Live Coverage on LTV, and My God ! am Happy to Announce to you that BUHARI has so far Won! Congratulations Nigeria! Now the Revolution has Stated!
    I will spend my last kobo to make sure i promote BUHARI
    Am setting aside N300,000 to personally Campaign for Buhari
    i will be Branding my 3 Cars come Tomorrow!

    • GEJmustgo!

      Pls we. Don’t have light here, PDP wants to keep us in Perpetual darkness, can you give us any update now? TV and electric power are luxury in Nigeria under PDP!

      • Popoola Babalola

        WAIT! UNTIL BUARI WINS

      • chuka

        In 1983 when Buhari was in power there was light everywhere in the country including remote villages even there in the north. Leave PDP alone, after all states where APC governors are still wallowing in corruption and darkness

    • Justice Flow

      A true patriotic Nigerian. I do wish all Nigerians would think like this and not just support whoever emerges as the winner but also support the party which is all out to change the face of democracy in this nation. #APC

      • Jolomi Dediare

        thanks

    • Popoola Babalola

      YINMU! IT IS A PRIMARY ELECTION NOT THE GENERAL ELECTION SIR….SO NO CONGRAT

  • Good job Premium time, keep us updated.

  • Jolomi Dediare

    Out of 10 vote, Buhari get 6

  • Objective

    I have read all your comments with very kin interest, and I am particularly happy that it would appear that there is a consensus that transcends ethnic, religious and other biases, when it comes to our support for GMB.

    Whilst I was fairly younger when Buhari led Nigeria, I recollect most of the things that happened at the time, although there were cases of human right abuses and preferential treatments of some political office holders from the north, whilst others were treated very harshly as Chuka rightly observed, but with a benefit of hindsight now, I want to think that the zeal to flush out corruption at the time prompted some of the actions and in the process some of these wrongs were committed and which I believe GMB will regret now. I also know of truth these things cannot be repeated in the new Nigeria. Also, I am aware that at those times, truth be told, we southerners were treated as second class citizens, but I believe in Nigeria of today, we are equal partners. All that said, whilst Jonathan honestly has performed well below expectation in very many areas of governance (except his foreign policies) and we require a change, and Buhari obviously is a better person; have you taken a very close look at all the thieves that are surrounding Buhari at the APC convention? Will these people allow him to work? These interest are powerful. Military and civilian government are not the same.

    If we decide to give Buhari power, we must ensure that whilst he is there, any interest that wants to prevent him from working are all clipped. Nigeria belongs to all of us not any single man or a group. Long Live the Federal Republic of Nigeria!

    • jay

      Best and most dispassionate comment i’ve read in a while. Feels good to know we are gradually getting to a point where we put national interest over and above sectionalism. Feels really really good

    • chuka

      Thank u very much my brother for another revelation for a tree cannot make a forest if at all there is a tree. Goodluck Jonathan was perceived as at then as Nigerian messiah even by all these men here clamouring for buhari now. But Jonathan couldn’t have fought the battle against corruption alone. Most of u here still indulge in various levels of exam malpractice and other God forsaken and barbaric acts including cultism and u are pointing accusing fingers at Jonathan. Supposing ur saint angel corruption free Buhari becomes president who will be members of his cabinet. U yourself dont even trust fellow contestants to Buhari in this APC primaries that is why u are sceptical he may loose because he has rogues around him

  • Ufuoma

    What’s going on, no recent updates on what’s going on right now… Pls keep the good work up…waiting for more updates pleass

  • owolabi

    Thank for the merged if not l don’t think this would have happen in their respective part

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Keep us updated, premium Times, please.

  • Ufuoma

    It’s actually showing on LTV Buhari is obviously going to win, but I feel kwankwaso should have been given this ticket and Buhari should be his special adviser on everything if Ofcos he wins the presidential elections… Buhari is 73 next year the dude should be resting in my opinion.

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Performance is not hindered by age. Rather, it is a strong buffer.

    • Bash

      You are right concerning GMB’s age but then remember we need someone that is completely different from the current PDP government to effect a change. Kwankwanso was a PDP governor till few months back. GMB may do a Mandela type of just a single term and hand over to a younger person after setting a precedence in governance.

    • Danny

      Nobody deserve rest my friend till your children and mine knows they are not going to be remains of an explosion. Till our girls are brought back. I wonder how all the activities in the country continued while menace rock some state. Only one man was shot in Ottawa, Canada, in fact a military man, and the whole country stood still for months. No body deserves rest home or abroad. Because home is where we go from work. And there must be peace at home. Peace to Nigeria. #BuhariNation

  • owolabi

    PDP have done this before, but now they have loose focus and go the way others part doing it before and loose the election. Thanks for merged.

  • Mojeed Ayodele

    I am following thiis A.P.C. primaries with keen interest from Texas in USA.. The will of God will be done.

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Me too from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We all yearn for GMB.

      • Walter

        Same here from Winnipeg, Manitoba. This will be the 2nd time I’m so interested in Politics. First time was Abiola’s election.

        • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

          God bless you, bro. God bless Nigeria and may Nigerians experience the peace, freedom and security we consume here in Canada.

      • Mohammed Alimu Mohammed

        Omoigui did you sleep at all? I have been reading your post since yesterday

        • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

          Mohammed, I cannot sleep until I make sure the vote is defended for Buhari in February through writings. I was some how close to Buhari in 2003 elections in ANPP. I trust the personality of Buhari. Thanks.

  • Harry

    PDP has bribe Premium Times to stop the update, they have seen the wish of Nigerians and GEJ is no longer comfortable.

    • GEJmustgo!

      Pls don’t do that! These people have done a wwnderful work and let’s not condemn them for this stoppage and ignore all the good they have done b4. Honestly speaking you need to apologise! The new Nigeria has started now!

    • Why always apply sentiment. Have Been following premium times for some couples of age’s now. They Always Feel Like Reporting , But i think they use to have some technical problem or Maybe They Lack Some Things. I Always Trust Them On Election Update, But They Use To Have Endtime Issues.

  • owolabi

    wiseman, are you sure of what you are saying

  • *****************LATEST UPDATE********************** No Winner Yet! As They Are Still Sorting The Votes. But Buhari Is Still Maintainig His Lead With At List 65% Of Vote
    #ApcPresidentialPrimary #TeslimBalogunStadium

  • damola

    Damola

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Buhari is an angel from North, South, East and West. That settles the grievances. Chikena.

  • 6000 ballot papers sorted, Buhari has garnered at least 65% of total votes sorted. #ApcPresidentialPrimary #TeslimBalogunStadium

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      thanks for the update.One spirit, God’s spirit…One Love

  • Amir Umar

    GMB, HERE WE COME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jolomi Dediare

    lol

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Good job bro.

    • akanwo

      Good job bro

    • ogechi

      Hahahahah….

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    We need change. Nigerians in the diaspora no longer command respect even from little African Nations due to the cluelessness of the ogogoro drunkard heading Nigeria.

    • ABUBAKAR SANI KUTAMA

      pls tel them ..we ar tired of d disgrace ..ur country is this and that…gobless Nigerians AND Nigeria

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Why has Premium Times remained silent?

    • Walter

      Probably there’s the shift change as well.

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    May be. Thanks. We are all united in Buhari

  • Danny

    THE KEY TO EMPOWERING THE RIGHT MAN – “NEGATIVE CAMPAIGN AT THE GRASSROOTS in ALL LANGUAGES”

    I called some University students few days ago, and they knew nothing about their Presidential aspirants, they just look at their first names and with sentiments not limited to religion upbraid a candidate that have no affiliation with them. If university students, the knowledge bank of the Nation, are this out of line with the facts. How much worst would we expect from the men and women in bodija market – who innocently will trade their vote (their hopes) for a shirt and rice. These people have no access to the media, no access to a forum, no where to air their voices. We must take the truth to them in their language. Education is not about the language of communication but the access to information and ability to communicate oneself. We can’t sit by our computer and expect victory we have to pass the message one to a friend, two to a stranger.

    Negative campaign is the act of emphasising the weakness, wrongs, the odds, which obviously, without doubts, are the deeds of an opponent. Elections I have observed around the world lately that empowered the best candidates are won by negative campaign – even the incumbents will be unseated. Lets do what we do here when we go to the market. Tell the why their votes counts. Peace to Nigeria….#BuhariNation

    • Arday

      Well said Danny.

  • Atom Ant

    Those saying that APC is a muslim party should begin to have a rethink and tell us another story. If Rochas(a southern Christian) could garner so much votes from a so-called muslim party’s national delegates convention, then their divide and rule tactics is falling right before their very eyes. Rochas may not win this context, he has by his performance made a very strong statement.

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    Congratulations to all genuine lovers of democracy in
    general and to General Muhammadu Buhari in particular for
    this hard fought victory at the APC presidential primary. It
    takes discipline and readiness for Change for delegates to
    avoid the temptation of raw cash! I salute the courage of all
    the delegates that stood their ground and voted according to
    their conscience.
    Now, I can safely confirm to you all that PDP is in trouble!
    God bless Nigeria!

    • MUFUTAU YUNUSA

      Please what is the result? I am eager to know sir

      • Deen

        Buhari is still leading with wide margin.

  • Timi

    Please update us Premium Times

  • Otunba Badmus Malik Shakirudee

    I am ready to produce 500 t-shirts for BUHARI’S CAMPAIGN- The revolution is underway

    • endavour

      May God bless you mr. Badmus Malik and all the lovers of peace and prosperity.

  • Willieooo

    There is hope!

  • ‘Lanrewaju Saheed

    A change for the sake of it ….. and the first thing first!!!!!!!

  • premium times why the mix up?

  • peirodam

    nigerians let try something else,after 16 yrs of pdp are we better off,if not let give apc a chance,not really about the party but the people of nigeria how they are faring should be the main issue

  • Aminu

    See democracy at work by this on going APC presidential primary peacefully!something we use to observed from other civilized nations with envy and pride has finally come to my country.I pray this will be the beginning of happiness and unity among my fellow country men.i believe by now GEJ must have realized his mistake by denying other interested party members from participating in PDP Presidential primary.

  • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

    This is exceptional performance from APC, transparency with integrity – Leading by example. Beginning of democratic change in Nigeria

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Sure, Kola Soon, Nigerians would experience the freedom, dignity for labour and security we all enjoy in Canada. God bless Nigeria.

      • God bless you.. hope you will come down to vote.

        • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

          Many of us have decided not to visit home, until the Palm wine drinker evaporates from Aso Rock. But we are busy sentitizing our families on the need to acquire the PVC.

        • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

          Sure by God’s grace with this excellent performance from APC all hope is not lost for our dear nation NIGERIA!!!!!!

  • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

    Could any one watching live events relate to me, what is happening in Lagos Has Buhari been officially declared winner. ?

  • Arday

    Its pretty interesting and am very pleased to see the raging incremental interest of people in the politics of today as regards who governs Nigeria. The country has suffered enough but even though I know not of his person (personally I mean), but based on his videos, campaign and articles that I have read about him, I strongly belief that the only person that can move Nigeria forward by implementing the deserved change we so want without being biased is Gen. Muhammad Buhari. #GMB. I hope for the sake of Nigerians at home and abroad he is “elected” as the president come 2015.

    • O Lord of mercy
      if it is thy will
      Let it be this time
      That the era of self enforcement policy will end
      That way, we would be free
      That way, we are sure of constant electricity
      That way, security would be installed
      That way, over dependency on petroleum would end
      That way entrepreneurship would be installed
      That way, there would an end to the power detrimental policy
      And we would be singing ose ose oooo, ose o, ose baba.

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    APC Convention Update 2: BUHARI Still leading with very WIDE margin

    • Have they started counting? I wonder why PT stopped updating. Looks like they have joined the other side

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Thanks for the update.

  • peirodam

    if a muslim president provide 24/7 electricity we all we enjoy it,if he construct good roads we all we drive and travel in it,if he provide the much needed security all our lives and property will be safe and we all can go to sleep with both eyes closed,i am pleading to nigerians to relegate religion issue to the berest minimum,and let GOOD GOVERNANCE come to the forefront.

    • peirodam,
      God bless you peirodam. You are the selfless & intelligent, good natured type of Nigerian we pray God Almighy to abundantly bless this country with.
      Those with the deadly thoughts & vision of bias, who have never travel out of their domain of birth to appreciate the culture and essence of others, never see anything good in others,

  • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

    its obvious we are all ready for the bloodless revolution which i tag the revolution of the minds of the Nigerian people. Credible elections are possible if we vote overwhelmingly for the candidate with a track record of openness and honesty. We should rise above all sentiments and embrace the Hope that God has favoured us with which is hope in each other, hope in the leadership and disciplinary competence of GMB. God be praised….We can do it all together…..according to BHO, CHANGE DOES NOT COME FROM WASHINGTON, CHANGE GOES TO WASHINGTON…..CHANGE, ITS OBVIOUS CAN’T COME FROM ASOROCK, CHANGE GOES TO ASOROCK….GMB 200%.

  • Congratulation! General Muhammad Buhari Is The Winner Of The Apc Presidential Primary Election That Started Yesterday. #APCPresidentialPrimaries ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

    • Guest

      has the final results been announced?

    • Koze

      have the final results been announced?

    • omoigui osarobo Abdulateef

      Alhamdullillah! Hallaluyah! Hosanna is the highest. Come February, these praises would reverberate , resound and echo from every part in Nigeria!

  • ABUBAKAR SANI KUTAMA

    Me.. Is jst the way they unite that is making me happy..we ar all one and any difference dat we might hv is artificial..godblessallnigerians..

  • ‘Lanrewaju Saheed

    Resounding act of selflessness on the part of the unseen Patriots who are working tirelessly at imposing sanity, integrity, trust, uprightness and common good. The revolution has just begun and would be televised!!!!

    Something about Nigeria Group.

  • samiis

    why has Premium Times suddenly stopped this good work now.. what could be wrong?
    who has the latest from #APCPrimariesAtTeslimBalogun?

    • Koze

      it is really strange how Premium Times stopped the good works they had been doing

      • samiis

        It’s not only strange, it’s obnoxiously sad…. what could be their challenge???

        • Deen

          Sorting in progress and Buhari is leading with wide margin

      • APC weldone.

    • Please Don’t try to apply sentiment. Have Been following premium times for some
      couples of age’s now. They Always Feel Like Reporting , But i think they
      use to have some technical problem or Maybe They Lack Some Things. I
      Always Trust Them On Election Update, But They Use To Have Endtime
      Issues.

  • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

    Proud once again to be a Nigerian following the conduct of the ongoing APC primaries. WORLD CLASS transparent process which should be replicated by INEC at national level in February,2015. This is a show case performance

  • jolad

    @samiis, Buhari is still leading… log on to saharareporters and listen to live counting…

    • samiis

      @jolad, huge thanks!

  • ‘Lanrewaju Saheed

    Revolution as this won’t get televised by the likes of Dokpesi (AIT)and Ben Bruce(Silverbird)………. don’t be dismayed people simple but true professionals are on the verge of being handed the baton soon!!!1

  • Danny

    If Buhari wins, we all can reinforce the saying: “Let history repeat itself”, But if any of the unqualified wins; do trust me – History will always repeat itself anyway. The question now is what history will repeat — good roads, 1naira to $2, stable power supply, arresting corruption or incessant explosion, civil unrest, political thuggery, or public denial of national maladies like unstable power supply………………its your call, its my call. Great Nigeria! Great Nation! #BuhariNation

    • Concerned Naija

      Lets be realistic. Buhari as president cannot fix the deep rot called Nigeria. At his Age, he will go the Nelson Mandela style, try and put the framework in Place to end corruption, build refineries and will not contest for a second term.
      The road will be stormy, as he will have to slash the use of 75% of our budget currently dedicated for recurrent expenditure i.e. currently used to pay 16,000 people out of a country of 160,Million (using 75% of countries revenue to pay 0.01% of the population). Also, reduce corruption in all areas including the political class and house of assembly, government parastalals, state governments. Alot of people will shout and scream as he cuts there source of ill gotten wealth and they use the same wealth to fight him. But, in the end of the 4 years, I believe we will not be in the promised land, but we will all know, yes, we are now heading in the right direction and getting close.
      So, get ready for that rough turn as we turn this lorry called Nigeria that is going in the wrong direction at 150KM/hr and we do a sudden U-Turn, at the same speed. We all know what wld happen in such a situation at the point of turning.

  • UPDATE: Sorting of ballot papers is finished. Counting of Ballot will begin.
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • TRUTH MASTER

    Counting going on…. Based on what I can see in the transparent boxes, it is BUHARI!

    Congrats to the APC for organising the best party primaries ever in Nigeria’s history

    I hope Doyin Okupe will now change his surname to whatever he likes!

    He vowed the APC will not last one year!

    • Progress

      Why changing the name, OKUPI mean to die of heart attack, shock or what have you. That shameless glutton!

      • TRUTH MASTER

        Okuugbe sounds even better!

        • Progress

          God bless you. I don laugh tire for here. Doyin Okuugbe from today. Due he must not die and his co vultures. They must be alive to face the humiliation in 2015. But my people watch out for this evil politicians pls, their next plan is to work towards the postponement and cancellation of the Feb 2015 election. THE YEYE CONFAB REPORT WILL SOON BECOME THE HOT NEWS. Slow Poke must be handed the red card nomakajaani

  • UPDATE: Counting begins!
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • UPDATE: Counting begins! Counting of Atiku’s final votes on!
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

    Improvement for future should be the use of automatic counting matching after sorting, just like a note counting machine. Manual counting is laborious.

    • Jack

      Abi oo! The counters are going to suffer! over 7000 votes to be counted manually, but the manual is still great for our democracy ore mi! Good morning in calgary!

  • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

    Use of automatic counting machine for counting of votes after sorting

  • Jolomi Dediare

    Them don dey count

  • bigmanray

    Up GMB!!!!

  • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

    Machine can be programmed to count several times for confirmation and be done with 99% accuracy, faster, easier,better and can handle our large population in millions.

    • amadi victor

      Canada cleaner dey talk, you refugee gold digger who are you advising?

      • Arday

        You don’t need to insult anyone Amadi. He (Kola) hasn’t said anything wrong rather suggested a viable solution to cushion the endless waiting for results by the eager masses. Lets try and respect each other.

  • samiis

    Best primaries ever!
    I give it to Kayode Fayemi’s team!

  • bigmanray

    watz up 9aija

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    #‎APCdecides‬ Ballot paper sorting completed after 5Hours and 20 minutes.

  • samiis

    PT, welcome back!
    10.45 – 14.35

  • bigmanray

    sombodi should update, pse

    • Progress

      It is like you are reading my mind. This anxiety feel kill person now. Guys pls think of those of us outside the country, send contantt updates! That is the only way we can follow the dream in the making. Na beg we beg una o.

  • Kola O. Calgary, Canada

    Despite the ongoing manual counting, excellent performance to date -World class, KUDOS once again to the APC organizer for displaying this exceptional performance. This is an eye opener no doubt and demonstration of what we can do collectively as we are a blessed nation.

    • samiis

      Give it to them, a good number of APC handlers are highly cerebral. Dr. Kayode Fayemi’s meticulous coordination has just been proved!
      Coordination at its best.
      Up APC!!!

      • Exclusive Obix

        Great Job…Let us see if the dollar can be at least 100NGN.

  • Concerned Nigerian

    The eagerness and keenness with which Nigerians are following #APCdecides is overwhelming. A clear indication of their distrust & frustration of the present administration

  • At Last They Are Back. Welcome Back Premium.

  • samiis

    #APCdecides:
    Atiku – ??
    GMB – ????
    Kwankwaso – ???
    Sam – ?
    Rochas – ??

    What’s Atiku’s count, please?

    • Atom Ant

      954

    • Concerned Nigerian

      954

      • jc

        Buhari 5000 votes aaccording to sahara reporters

        • Concerned Nigerian

          Dont mind SH, the votes are still being counted and has just reached 1,490 (there about). But GMB may not get up to 500 votes. considering that Atiku got 954 already (keep in mind he is 3rd). Rochas and kwankoso will have nothing less than 2,000 between them. So am guessing GMB will have something within the 4,000 plus margin

        • Idowu Ayodeji Amos

          it is a lie. it is just 3400plus votes

  • Concerned Nigerian

    Buhari’s box is overflowing. This is the fruit of integrity.

    • Atom Ant

      GMB over a thousand and still counting!

  • Prince

    The counting has started……atiku 954 votes

  • Thenjiwe Obong

    the openness of this primary is very commendable. I hope the general election will witness the same cordiality.

  • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

    954 for Atiku

  • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

    live streaming on Channels via Youtube

  • Deen

    Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has gotten 954 votes

  • UPDATE: Counting begins! Counting of Atiku’s final votes 954
    ‪#‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Maria

    Atiku: 954!

  • justJay

    Atiku 954 votes I hear say they guy dey give people $ 2000 – $5000 delegates each

  • Concerned Nigerian

    954 votes for Atiku Abubakar. All ballot votes returned to the box and locked up.

  • Maria

    Atiku: 954.

  • Sadiq Garba

    Yes Atiku got 954 votes

  • Dapsy

    Atiku loses… 954 votes…. Yaaay!!!

  • Bolade Badmos

    I think it’s very important we all respect professionalism. The way the reporting is being conducted by PT reflects professional journalism. You don’t want to report any news other than precise facts, and you don’t want to bore your readers either. I can understand everybody’s anxiety and impatience but I got relieved when PT resumed reporting. Again, I have learnt something today. Our country will be better of someday and I hope the time has come now, if we are all ready for it.

  • Oladayo

    Atiku out of the race

  • Engr. M. S. Abdulkadir

    Kudos to the organisers

  • Oladayo

    Let us all start praying for Attairu Jega to be able hold the pressure that he would encounter in 2015 election from his Boss,so that our vote would be counted.

  • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

    GMB on the verge of the millenial count…1000…. GMB 200%

  • Olasoji Idowu

    New Nigeria, New Political scene. Thanks PT for the update and we Nigerian in London are able to follow the APC election

    • Olasoji Idowu,
      what part of London are you in & what’s the weather report like.
      We are glad you are part of the excitement!!
      Wow.

  • cadian

    It’ s glaring that the former VP is out of the race.

  • Mojeed Ayodele

    Still commenting from Texas. You can see where brain works . This A.P.C. primaries is superb. GMB congfatulation. AsoRock from 2015.

  • Kaycee

    Buhari still counting, 1000 vote already on ground .anyway lets keep watching. Atiku is already out. Sai Buhari…. Mai Gaskiya

  • Concerned Nigerian

    To solve our Problems we need real leadership. – #GMB #APCdecides

  • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

    Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government, practically just so much.

    ……Abraham Lincoln.

  • Mohammadu Buhari – 1360Votes and still counting
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Danny

    minus Atiku,….

  • Walter

    Finally, Atiku is out. Out of all of them, Atiku being out gives me great joy. So much joy Its not easy to comprehend.

  • Oladayo

    I can’t wait to get the final vote of GMB

  • cadian

    954 out of 7214 amount to 13.22%. A very low percentage scored by Atiku. Let’s see GMD’s

  • Walter

    And with all the ways Atiku tried to bribe the delegates, this means this is the party to save this nation. I am half Nigerian and trust me, each time, i’ve always said i’m a Filipino. I only use the Nigerian passport when i’m entering or leaving the country. But there will come a time, when I’ll be very proud to say I’m a Nigerian. I believe that dream will come true and I cannot wait.

    • cadian

      Your dream will come true soon.

      NIGERIA……
      Great People
      Great Nation.

    • Progress

      Walter there are thousands like you believe me! Being a half nigeria myself I opted for South African passport. Now the day is fast approaching when I will proudly carry the eagle and the shield around proudly. On top of that, I am already thinking of migrating back to Naija if May 29 God willing Buhari is sworn in as president. Despite all the success outside, one always crave for naija, if only for the food.

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    BREAKING NEWS: Buhari Wins APC Presidential Primary, Confronts President Jonathan In February Election

    • Concerned Nigerian

      They are still counting. 1,813 as at 3.59pm

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    Gen.
    Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) today at the All Progressives Congress (APC)
    convention in Lagos won the presidential primary to carry the party’s
    flag at the 2015 presidential election to be held on February 15th 2015.

    APC Presidential Aspirants Make Remarks At Party Convention In Lagos

    The former Head of State grabbed about 5,000 votes being the majority of the votes cast to beat former
    Vice President Atiku, Rabiu Kwankwaso, current Governor of Kano State,
    Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, and Sam Nda-Isaiah, publisher of
    Leadership newspapers, to secure the bid.

    Earlier yesterday, there were
    reports that some of the candidates had withdrawn from the race
    in favour of General Buhari, but they were later dismissed as false. The
    negotiations are thought to have delayed the start of the convention,
    which began at the Teslim Balogun Stadium venue hours later than
    expected.

    Buhari will square up against incumbent Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan in a crucial election next year..

    More details to follow:

    Abuabakar Atiku : 954 Votes

    • Concerned Nigerian

      Stop broadcasting Sahara reporters news. This assumption is not credible.

    • Kaycee

      Please stop spreading rumours, vote still counting . Thou he is leading convincingly.. but lets wait to celebrate together.

  • shams

    I pray we will be more happy than today come February 2015

    • Olatunde Arowolo

      I HOPE SO BY THE SPECIAL GRACE OF ALMIGHTY ALLAH,AMEEN.

  • peirodam

    following these event from the city of Rotterdam in Netherland,i am thrilled with the transperency in the voting process ,KUDOS APC

  • deji

    And Buhari wins. Buhari scored more than 5,000 delegates vote. Now that is a landslide. Glory be to the lord in the highest, Halleleujah, everybody shout hallelu oh, Halelujah, Shout Halelh o, Halelujah.
    We blessed the name of God…
    Jehovah Rapha Jehovah Elohim, Jehovah nissi

    • Concerned Nigerian

      @disqus_lJ4FgIcsAB:disqus Sahara Reporters is wrong in their assumption that GMB will get 5,000 votes. They are still counting and we know the total number of ballots are 7,214 of which Atiku claimed 954 which leaves 6,260. We also know that kwankoso will get more votes than atiku. This leaves Rochas and Sam as well. At the end of this exercise I believe GMB will have 4k plus vote but will not reach 5k. It is still a comfortable victory. we are at 2,139 at 4:11pm

      • deji

        I can leave with that. It is still a landslide victory. I am so happy.

    • Olatunde Arowolo

      BEE NIO !!!!!!!!

      • deji

        It is the lords doing and it is marvelous in our eyes.

    • deji, deji o
      Wow! wow!!
      The Nigeria’s religious hypocrits should hear your chanting deji. Let the likes of Oritsejafor and his flocks that preach hate in the deadly tone of hate, that want to tear Nigeria Apart here you deji.
      Oh yes!!!!.
      May God in his mercy let GMB Prevail. Amen!!

      • deji

        Amen!

      • chuka

        Stay there and be deceiving itself that was a game

  • Mohammadu Buhari – 2000 Votes and still counting
    ‪#‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Ghost

    Watching this from across the pond. I did a search on the post here and never found where Anambra or Enugu state was mentioned. Should I assume that APC is exclusive to only some parts of Nigeria?

    • Buhari/Okorocha for President

      All states of the federation are properly represented … do your research. …… APC is a party for all Nigerians

      • Ghost

        Like I stated, I did a search on this thread not “research” and did not find any mention of those states and their delegates. What’s up with that?

    • OSBoy

      Ghost, you can check the information you want on the DELEGATES LIST as published by Premium Times.

      • Ghost

        URL please.

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.15pm GMB has gathered 2,250 votes…….. still counting

  • Nostory

    SAI BUHARI, SAI MAI GASKIYA
    “Muhammadu Buhari as a member of the SMC & as the head of the petroleum dept was by nature taciturn & introvert. But he took any work given to him very seriously & if he failed at whatever he did, it would not be because he did not put his best, in fact, his very best. He was as reliable as he was hard working & HONEST”
    – Olusegun Obasanjo (“Not My Will”, University Press Ltd., Ibadan, 1990, Pg 59)

  • samiis

    Buhari won the very moment Atiku’s count (954) was announced.

    So, let’s now put all our efforts together and frontally throw PDP out of the podium. Enough is enough!

    Let’s bring in that man with pleasant antecedent.
    The incorruptible man, integrity-filled man, the transparent man who is straight-like-arrow, is the best man for the job NOW! Our dear GMD……… #APCBuhari4President 2015!!!

    Please, get your Permanent Voters Card if you haven’t gotten it handy. It’s the only ticket that will make our vote count..

    Up APC…….our great party!
    Up Nigeria!!

  • Lsf Segun Smith

    As at 4.15pm GMB has gathered 2,250 votes…….. still counting

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.20pm GMB has gathered 2,450 votes…….. still counting

  • LIVE UPDATE: Counting of final votes For Muhammed Buhari 2045 out Of 7,214 Vote Cast.
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.25pm GMB has gathered 2,600 votes…….. still counting

    • deji

      Waoh, the guys doing all the work have really tried. This has been more than 24 hours and they have not slept since.

  • Obalola

    Sai Buhari, Sai Baba, Sai Mai Gaskiya

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.30pm GMB has gathered 2,790 votes…….. still counting

  • Obalola

    Baba On Top. Ogogoro man must go

  • jc

    Sahara reporters predicts: Buhari about 5,000 votes

  • Nasir

    As at 4:35 GMB 3100………….. Let ya well be done

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.38pm GMB has gathered 3,000 votes…….. still counting

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.40pm GMB has gathered 3,080 votes…….. still counting

  • Bala Alkali

    As at 4:41pm GMB votes = 3000 and counting…

  • danbaba ahmed

    GMB 3271………………. STILL COUNTING

  • Oladayo

    Come 2015 election let’s raise our voice and say no to corrupt leaders,insecurity and poor economy…………Vote them out and bring in credible, tested and trusted candidate in person of GMB

  • LIVE UPDATE: Counting of votes For Muhammed Buhari 3000+ out Of 7,214 Vote Cast and still…
    #ApcPresidentialPrimary #TeslimBalogunStadium

  • Amir Umar

    Whats the current number of votes for General Buhari???

  • Nasir

    GMB 3430…………………………… Confirm

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.45pm GMB has gathered 3,270 votes…….. still counting

  • danbaba ahmed

    GMB 3430 ……………………………CONFIRM DAT IS MY PRESIDENT COME 2015 INSHA ALLAH.

  • Dapsy

    Buhari wins it!!! 3430

    • deji

      That is close to 50% of total votes cast in a 4 men hot race.. Still a landslide victory.
      Thank God!

  • Nostory

    Buhari = 3430 Votes. Congratulation Great General Buhari

  • Abdulkadir

    Buhari is making history. He is surely the instrument of change. UP Buhari.

  • Omo Olokoaroti

    As at 4.50pm GMB has gathered 3,430 votes…….. FINAL

  • Ojukwu Chukwudi

    Finally, GMB got 3, 430 votes to become our presidential candidate. Cngratulations to Nigerians.

  • Idowu Ayodeji Amos

    Finally GMB emerges the APC presidential candidate. Congratulation to GMB. But 2015 election is the KOKO

  • Mohammadu Buhari Final Result – 3430 votes out of 7214. That Is Almost 50% Of All The Vote Cast.
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

    • Jonathan has 100%. What is your statistical stake if Buhari has 50% – Ademola Ibitayo?

      • kehinde

        statistically, corruption tends to increase by 100% if Jonathan is elected but reduced by 100% if Buari emerges as President. things will change positively immediately Buary emerges as president 50% but get worse if Oga JONATHAN emerges

        • Kehinde, do you mind allowing Ademola to response: from all indication he Ademola focuses on event not on Imagination Mr Kehinde. Study and reason with issues before discussion this is not Religion matter or market discussion it is purely Mathematical and has a direction….

      • Statistical stake for who?

  • Taiwo O. Adetiloye

    A Buhari and Oshiomole APC Presidential tickets is all that is left to nail PDP – the power drug party.

    • Koze

      have you imagined a Buhari-Fashola Ticket? with that, Jonathan would step down immediately

  • Manasseh

    I have tears in my eyes, tears of joy ND hope

  • Manasseh

    It is time for Nigeria to embrace orderliness so that we can b where we ought. To b

  • Prophet John

    Now GMB can walk with heads up high knowing well that people want him. Unlike previous primaries where he just got adopted. 2015 all the way. Nigeria awaits change.

  • timothy tosin

    Finally all thanks to almighty God. GMB we are not there yet but we are almost there the work has just begun,
    nigerias let vote for change let vote out PDP out of the nation let vote APC in.

  • timothy tosin

    I am so happy so much happy

  • UPDATE: counting begins for for Rabiu Kwankwaso
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • timothy tosin

    Thanks to all the participants all the delegates, nigerias must of all thanks to Almighty God,

  • Folajimi Fakoya

    While I heartily congratulate Gen Buhari on the victory of the people’s choice in the APC election, it is quite perturbing that only about half of this party actually prefer/ believes in Him (a 4 time runner). What is it that Nigerians truly want / believe or better still, prefer? What is it that they vote for? What will they vote for in 2015? Food for thought to the pundits.

    • Koze

      Dear Folajimi Fakoya, this is democracy. everyone’s opinion differ. that GMB didn’t get 100% APC vote does not mean he doesn’t have full support. forget not that there are other contestants who voted for themselves and also got votes from their sympathisers and those who believe in them. even if no one except themselves voted, that is already less than 100%. so let us not fret, GMB is who we want and we have scaled the first hurdle. Let us watch 2015 presidential election closely cos PDP may come up with other tactics

    • Onwordi Nkemdi Patrick

      the electoral process indicates that the people who participated are all credible and performance driven. It was a tight race and we are happy that GMB emerged.

    • dorian

      Remember in his speech, he said dollars or naira he has non to offer ,and in reality we all know naira must have exchanged hands otherwise 98% of the vote would have gone to him. Even at that he still took the day, and what does that tell you????

  • Bolade Badmos

    Wow, congratulations GMB. But let’s all remember that this is just the beginning of our struggle. We all need to be more politically conscious and ensure that we cast our votes for this man whom we all know to be sincere. Let’s all shun politics of anything goes, politics of character assassination and let’s defend democracy. A point of correction, GMB never participated in any Nigerian military coup. It was general Ibrahim Babangida and his cohorts that staged the coup after which they resolved to make general Buhari head the government based on his pedigree and seniority. Let’s help ourselves and our children’s future by voting in GMB. At this age of his, I think GMB would like his name to be written in Guinness Book of Records.

    • Koze

      you are absolutely correct. thumbs up for you

  • OMOLOYIN

    It’s almost time…
    #Jonathanmustgo

    • Koze

      lol #JonathanIsGone instead

      • Olatunde Arowolo

        YAP,HE’S GONE FOREVER WITH HIS BERET CAP!

        • God,s hand always work trustfully, Olatunde and Koze. There is time for rainy season and a time for dry season but the Lord give us different types of fruit during these season for our human use….

  • Nasir

    *Jonathan MUST GO, because Nigeria MUST GROW………… “das all”

    • Keep your finger gross. This is Nigeria Nasir, Pray for God hands not boot lick-rs ….

  • 974 total votes for Kano State Governnor Kwankwaso out of 7214
    ‪#‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Sam Nda Isaiah polls ten votes out of 7214#ApcPresidentialPrimary #TeslimBalogunStadium

  • eddy

    I am proud of buhari, atiku, APC… this is how it is done. no wahala peaceful, simple, transparent exercise.

    I hope Jonathan/pdp is watching. No I no go gree afterwards.

  • UPDATE: Vote counting begins for Richas Okorocha
    #‎ApcPresidentialPrimary‬ ‪#‎TeslimBalogunStadium‬

  • Progress

    The hand of God is clearly in this dream. I am so relieved, so hopeful, so proud to be call a Nigerian again. No one can stop an idea whose time has come, the foundation for the modern Nigeria is just laid today and ironically by a party not in government. The country and masses stand to benefit from Buhari presidency. He is incorruptible, just, honesty and above all A TRUE FRIEND OF THE MASSES. Nigeriaaaa let the dream come true

  • jolomi

    The result pls

  • gbenga

    “The
    worst illiterate is the political illiterate. He hears nothing, sees nothing,
    takes no part in political life. He doesn’t seem to know that the cost of
    living, the price of beans, of flour, of rent, of medicines, all depend on
    political decisions. He even prides himself on his political ignorance, sticks
    out his chest and says he hates politics. He doesn’t know, the imbecile, that
    from his political non-participation comes the prostitute, the abandoned child,
    the robber and, worst of all, corrupt officials, the lackeys of exploitative
    multinational corporations.” guys let mobilize for this man if he lose is our fault

    • Jide

      hmmmmm, word!

    • #GMBGaskiya 2015

      pleasant submission! i love this.
      we just have to make it realistic by not just voting, but by making our votes count. please dont negotiate your vote with anything, lets vote this incorruptible honest statesman! #GMBGaskiya 2015!!!!

  • Progress

    Operation War on Corruption

  • Toluwalase

    They thought we could be divided by religion or even ethnicity, but God on our side, they have failed and they will continue to fail in sha Allah. The Nigerian people have spoken, and have spoken the truth change we need from gross incompetence and elusive leadership. Now is the time my fellow Nigerians, we should stand firm and be determined fir the desire change we need, don’t let any clergyman anoint for us against our wish for we have come together on a common goal for this project Nigeria. Please join me to congratulate the man of the People GMB
    Long live GMB
    Long live the progressive
    Long Nigeria

  • Ajayi Ifayemi

    Palpable change in the air. Is it only me that is feeling it? This is the beginning of real democracy in our Country. I cannot wait to see this to a logical conclusion in 2015. The people must prevail, God willing.

    • ICE 1641960Innocent

      You have said it all , God willing because at this point we should depend on Him who knows the secret of every man’s heart. He will give Nigeria the best .

  • UPDATE: Okorocha poll 624 out of 7214
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    UPDATE: Final Count Atiku A. = 954 Muhammed Buhari = 3430 Rabiu
    Kwankwaso = 974 Sam Nda-Isaiah = 10 Rochas = 624 Total: 5368 Out Of 7214
    Delegates

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    • Concerned Naija

      They didn’t finish counting Buhari’s vote. There was no point. Even if you add the remaining votes to any of the other aspirants, he would still have won based on the wide margin. No point in embarrassing the other who apparently put up a good fight, but against a Buhari, it was just not enough. Only one person can win.

      Now, the next major thing: Who will he Pick as his VP. This is also critical to wining or losing the Election if that is what he plans to do.

  • ikenna

    To all Buhari men… He won’t win

    • tundemash

      Thanks ….. ethnic and religious divide has failed so shall your empty boast ! Use your one vote to vote “GEJ but not PDP” and let other Nigerians use their vote as they wish too. It takes a f00l years what takes the wise a moment…. one day sha, u may get it right…. for ow, u can wallow in your ignorance.

    • Dapsy

      Calm down nah… Sebi you don collect PVC?…
      You go soon vote…

    • Toluwalase

      Your opinion

    • B.B. Ayoola

      Ikenna, so you are scared too? It’s a pity. You & your likes will soon be put to shame, God willing.

    • Simon T

      Ok. We know Ikenna…

    • Simon T

      You dont worry about that. Infact after the shoeless one wins, the brainless wife ll take over in 2019 and then the looting deziani ll do in 2023.

  • Objective

    I want to congratulate everyone for the success recorded by GMB and indeed all well meaning Nigerians. I will however refused to be blindfolded by the euphoria of the moment.

    Whilst I share in the joy and enthusiasm of all, and also want to say that I am a supporter of GMB, I also want to mention that the journey though appears close to the end, but yet extremely far. There are many interests to contend with on the way to electoral success. Chief amongst them are people with a lot to hide and yet powerful. Some of the architects of his success today might also begin to look at their own past, believe that they have lots to hide and begin to have a rethink.

    Most importantly, when GMB gets there, he must remember that he is not a sectional leader or representative of any religion or clan, and that all Nigerians made it possible. So let us continue to pray.

  • dorian

    #corruption run!run!!run!!! Because the incorruptible is coming

  • JubrilJuma

    This is the best live blog. I followed the governorship and presidential primaries here! I was not disappointed! Now a fan of #premiumtimesng

  • DecodeDaRiddle

    In the past, people voted for GEJ and not PDP; now they plan not to vote GEJ or PDP but GMB and APC.
    2015….Hope rising.

  • chuka

    Chaiii Buhari my man 7996 votes that is landslide chaaiiiiiii. Chaiiiiiiii

  • Abdulganiyu Owolabi Haliru

    The voice of the people is the voice of the lord. May the will of God prevails over Nigeria. Long live GMB, Long live Nigeria.

  • ICE 1641960Innocent

    This is good one for Nigeria whoever that wins next year election, we wish him well and will give him our support.

  • marto sam

    PDP/GEJ. Thank you for the past 15 years, we are saying; with one voice go and rest enough is enough.

  • Moshood Ibraheem Dada

    Congratulation general muhammad buhari i wish u nigeria president once again