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September 2, 2016 2:16 AM Zuckerberg’s visit draws spats, flaks

While Zuckerberg is now in Kenya exploring the technology ecosystem there, his Facebook platform is agog with comments that can best be described as different strokes for different folks. Diverse interpreta-tions of and possible outcome of his visit was trending in different facebook accounts. The latest was between two ‘friends’ — Femi Fani-Kayode and Reno Omokri 14

April 6, 2015 11:03 PM Agbaje vs Ambode: Oba of Lagos under fire

THE Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, was literally steamed on Monday, as anger spread over his threat against Igbos living in Lagos, for their perceived preference for a political party he was not supporting. Ndigbo community in Lagos State and elsewhere across the nation boiled on Monday, in protest against the partisanship of the monarch, even as emergency 43

March 31, 2015 6:38 PM Cabinet minister: Nigerian president concedes to Buhari

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory. This paves the way for a peaceful transfer of power in Africa's richest and most populous nation. Celebrations erupted all over Buhari's strongholds in northern Nigeria and around 40

March 31, 2015 6:05 AM Nigerian Presidential Election: Buhari leads, PDP kicks

Tuesday 31st March , 2015 6:05 am Erstwhile Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) was last night sustaining his lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in the declared results of the presidential elections released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, last night. President Jonathan has, however, protested results declared 14

March 30, 2015 11:25 PM Close race between Jonathan and Buhari in tense Nigerian elections

ABUJA: Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari had a slender lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria's knife-edge general election on Monday (Mar 30) with just over half of all states declared. The tense presidential vote pitting Jonathan against the former military ruler Buhari is the closest in Nigeria's history, and the first with a credible opposition 15

March 30, 2015 3:25 PM U.S., Britain concerned about Nigeria vote count

ABUJA (Reuters) - The United States and Britain said there were worrying signs of political interference in the counting of Nigeria's votes on Monday as results from the closest election since the end of military rule in 1999 started to trickle in. The weekend vote was marred by confusion, technical glitches, arguments and occasional violence but in many places 4

March 25, 2015 4:19 PM Stop Peddling False Reports About APC Leaders, Group Tells PDP

A group known as Muyiwa Fadeyi Campaign Organization has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop peddling false reports about leaders of All Progressive Congress (APC). In a statement signed by Fadeyi, the group pointed out that the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital in Kaduna State have disowned a medical report doctored by the PDP and intended

March 24, 2015 1:59 PM Gen Buhari Receives $700m From Middle East Sheikh

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) officials have accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of receiving $700m in campaign funding from Arab sheikhs in contravention of Nigeria’s electoral laws Nigerian Watch reports. Under the Nigerian constitution, political parties and candidates are barred from receiving 22

March 24, 2015 9:26 AM APC Gets Money From Foreign Countries

The director of media and publicity of PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has accused the APC of collaborating with foreign nations to produce a new video against the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. Daily Trust reports that Fani-Kayode made the statement on Monday, March 23, 2015, at a press conference in Abuja 10

February 26, 2015 9:10 AM Jonathan’s Campaign Votes Millions To Hire Protesters To Embarrass Buhari in London | OSUN DEFENDER

According to an internal memo seen by PREMIUM TIMES, the money would be spent on mobilising the crowd, refreshing them and defraying other logistics. The memo, which originated from the campaign’s Assistant Director, Civil Society and Support Groups (Diaspora), Peter Mozie, explained why the anti-Buhari protest is necessary, and requested the campaign’s 9 1