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Atiku son-in-law and lawyer has been arrested by EFCC.

Nigeria’s main opposition chief, Atiku Abubakar, has alleged political persecution about a week after he lost presidential elections. The former vice president took to Twitter to decry arrest of two allies, his son-in-law and lawyer. He said the two had been arrested because: “They are paying the price for supporting me.” Local media reported that […]

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US congratulates Nigerians upon ‘successful vote’.

The United States on Thursday congratulated Nigerians upon a ‘successful vote’ that handed president Muhammadu Buhari a second term. “We commend all those Nigerians who participated peacefully in the election and condemn those whose acts of violence harmed Nigerians and the electoral process,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement. We note the […]

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Atiku wins in Anambra, with 524,738 votes.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the presidential election results in the 21 Local Government Areas of Anambra with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar polling 524, 738 votes. Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, won in all the 21 council areas, while President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC emerged second with 33, 298 votes. Prof. […]

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JIBWIS has urged President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar to accept the outcome of the election.

The presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari and his challenger from the People Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, have both been urged by election observers of the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS) to accept the outcome of the elections in good faith. The coordinator of the observers, Yusuf Yakubu […]

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