Pres. Sireleaf Congratulates Nigeria’s President-Elect, Gen. Buhari

The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to His Excellency Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on the occasion of his victory in the just ended Nigerian election. In her message to the Nigerian President-Elect, Gen. Buhari, Mrs. Johnson Sirleaf extended warmest congratulations to the Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia and in her own name on the occasion of the election of General Muhammadu Buhari to the highest…

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Nigeria Presidential Elections Neck To Neck

Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, and his rival Muhammadu Buhari were running neck and neck on Monday after the first phase of results in an eagerly watched general election. With votes from eight of the country’s 36 states plus the capital city counted, the poll was delicately poised with Jonathan on 47.3% (2,322,734 votes) and Buhari on 46.9% (2,302,978). The process was due to resume at 8pm local time. The initial batch appeared to confirm predictions of the most tense and evenly contested election that Africa’s biggest democracy has ever seen.…

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