Election: UN sues for calm, patience among Nigerians

The United Nations has sued for calm and patience  in Nigeria ahead  of the elections. The  Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, commended “Nigerians for a pre-election period that had been largely, peaceful and participatory”. Chambas, who is also Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel […]

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Presidential election: What may happen

When Prof Attahiru Jega announced the official results of the 2015 presidential election, majority of Nigerians jubilated.  Not convinced, many skeptics imagined what could happen should the then incumbent government refuse to accept the outcome. A national uproar was possible but, thankfully, it did not materialise. President Goodluck Jonathan graciously conceded, passed the baton to […]

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Nigerians pray for peaceful elections

Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, centre, and opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, right, stand for a group photo with other candidates after signing an electoral peace accord at a conference centre in Abuja, Nigeria, on February 13, 2019. Nigeria is due to hold general elections on Saturday, February 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) As Nigeria’s elections […]

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Unilever, Dangote Cement, others trigger stock market rebound

Renewed bargain-hunting on some blue-chip companies, especially Unilever and Dangote cement, aided transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), causing market capitalisation to increase by N14 billion. Specifically, at the close of trading yesterday, the All Share Index (ASI) was up by 39.76 absolute points, representing an increase of 0.12 per cent to close at […]

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Justify integrity through credible polls, Buhari told

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to put his integrity to work by being faithful to his promise to ensure free, fair and credible Presidential and national assembly elections on Saturday. He said the President must also demonstrate his strong resolve […]

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Enugu residents in panic purchase ahead Saturday election

Enugu residents have engaged in panic purchase of food items ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday, February 16 Visit to markets in the metropolis shows that the rush was noticed mainly in the major markets. At the Ogbete Main Market, people were mostly rushing for perishable food items such as meat, […]

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