2011 April Polls Update

Despite Boko Haram’s threats Buhari floors Atiku in Borno

Despite Boko Haram’s threats Buhari floors Atiku in Borno

Despite the Saturday several missiles fired in the capital city of Maiduguri on the morning of presidential election by the Boko Haram terrorists, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari is defeating his closest rival for the election, Atiku Abubakar with wide margin of votes in the 7 local government areas so far collated in Maiduguri.
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What next for Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau, others?

What next for Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau, others?

WITH today’s supplementary governorship election in Imo State, the curtains may have been drawn on the 2011 general polls but the implications for a host of contestants and political gladiators remain.

Don’t allow Govs to nominate Ministers for you- Clark tells Jonathan

Don’t allow Govs to nominate Ministers for you- Clark tells Jonathan

FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark said yesterday that as President Goodluck Jonathan settles down to put in place his cabinet, he must not allow State governors nominate for him Ministers that will form the yet to be constituted Federal Executive Council, FEC.

ACN rejects unity govt, warns party members

ACN rejects unity govt, warns party members

The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has said it is not interested in the so-called Government of National Unity,GNU, being planned by the PDP-led federal government, saying it is satisfied with its role as the leader of opposition and a government-in-waiting.

Amosun sets up 13-member transition committee

Amosun sets up 13-member transition committee

THE Ogun State Governor-elect, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has raised a 13-member transition committee to work towards a smooth transfer of power from Governor Gbenga Daniel’s led People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, on May 29.