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It was a sheer carnival in Abuja, Nigeria as General Muhammadu Buhari gave his victory speech after winning the 2015 Presidential elections in Nigeria. Buhari was magnanimous in victory, and made it clear that it was the Nigerian people who had voted him into office.
On the 1st of April, 2015 General Muhammadu Buhari defeated President Goodluck Jonathan in one of Nigeria's most tense elections. The vote had been postponed amid Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram, with many claiming that this was a tactic by current President Jonathan to make gains against the militant group in order to bolster his campaign.
This marks Buhari's second turn as Head of State, having ruled Nigeria as a military dictator between 1983-1985.
March 31, 2015
The streets of the north-central Nigerian city of Jos stand empty as local residents await the results of what many are considering the most followed and participated in election in Nigeria's history.
As the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC collate results from various parts of the country, Nigerians are following with keen interest and hoping the man of their choice will win the election.
The election resulted in a surprise upset for incumbent candidate Goodluck Jonathan, who has faced heavy scrutiny for his handling of the Boko Haram crisis. Former military ruler Muhammadu Bahari went home the luckier and will be taking over the presidency.
May 14, 2014
The president of the federal Republic of Nigeria, President GoodLuck Jonathan visited the bomb blast scene. The news was shocking to the president. He had to use the visit to express his condolence and that of government to families of the victims of the blast.
“The government is doing everything to move the country forward but this are unnecessary distractions that are pushing the country backward. He is pleading with media the press men and women to begin to come up with enlightenment programs for citizens to enable citizen detect suspicious movement of people and persons. The president visited the victims in the asokoro general hospital where 23 people where confirm dead and 25 receiving medical attention