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For today, Wednesday, April 1

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Sai Buhari!

According to the result released here by INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega, the APC candidate won with 15,424,921 votes, beating incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan (12,853,162). READ MORE…

Jonathan to PDP: Don’t mourn

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has released a statement following his loss at the recently conducted Presidential elections. He will be leaving office on May 29, 2015. READ MORE…

Wild jubilation over Buhari’s victory

Many eminent Nigerians have gathered to celebrate with President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari over his victory in Nigeria’s elections. READ MORE…

Drama as Orubebe disrupts result collation

Orubebe caused a scene at the Abuja centre after he accused Attahiru Jega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of bias. READ MORE…

Fayose hails president-elect, imposes curfew

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has called the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari a “dogged fighter” for his part in Nigeria’s Presidential elections. READ MORE..

APC wins 64 Senate seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won majority status in the 109- membership Senate with 64 seats.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Jega declares Buhari President-elect

Muhammadu Buhari from the All Progressive Congress (APC) has won the 2015 Nigerian presidential elections, announced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. READ MORE…

I’ll surely go on exile – Bode George

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain Bode George has said that he will go on self-exile now that opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Presidential elections. READ MORE...

Judiciary won’t be used to change elections results - CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has said that the judiciary would not participate in any attempt to alter elections results.

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Buhari sweeps in

The former Military ruler garnered 53.96 percent of the votes cast, Goodluck Jonathan (PDP) 44.96 percent. READ MORE…

Now, Jonathan is greater than his predecessors

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over his victory in the recently concluded elections. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

Jonathan leaves with biggest democracy legacy for Nigeria

The Nigerian leader thanked Nigerians for voting, urges those who have issues with the election results to follow due process and stated he had sent his 'personal best wishes' to the winner of the elections, General Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE…

Nigerians give Buhari mandate to change Nigeria

Buhari met the constitutional requirement to be declared President-elect by getting more than one quarter of the votes in 27 states. READ MORE…

People to watch in Buhari’s transition to government

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari is expected to look to some close and competent associates to drive his mandate for change.

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