Posts Tagged ‘Buhari’

On May 29, Muhammadu Buhari will take office as President of Nigeria. Expectations are high as most Nigerians expect the coming government to wave a magic wand and make all their problems disappear. The Buhari campaign which ran on a ‘CHANGE’ mantra made numerous promises to Nigerians during the campaign.
Below are Buhari’s many campaign promises to Nigerians:
On Politics and Governance:
I, Muhammadu Buhari, believe that our politics is broken. Our nation urgently needs fundamental political reform and improvement in governance more transparency and accountable. If you nominate me in December, 2014 and elect me in February 2015, my administration will:
1. Initiate action to amend the Nigerian Constitution with a view to devolving powers, duties, and responsibilities to states in order to entrench true Federalism and the Federal spirit;
2. Strengthen INEC to reduce, if possible, eliminate electoral malpractices in (more…)


Many didn’t know that our new president, Muhammadu Buhari, has such a cute son. Yusuf, the hitherto unseen son of the respected leader appeared in public for the first time on Thursday.
Seen smiling at some joke from Buhari, (more…)

58% of Igbos Voted For Buhari – Post Election Survey
1st Post-Poll Results On Determinants In Buhari-Jonathan Presidential Elections Across Ethnicities
We conducted a post-election survey to determine the prevailing determinants in the recently concluded March 28th presidential elections.
We collected responses starting from the 30th of March, 2015 with 63%, 512 responses obtained on the first day. 91% or 738 responses were collected within the first 30 days of the poll. Total responses were 809.
The poll was distributed through several online fora including;, and through emails and facebook account sharing.
Respondents were asked to answer the following questions:
1.Did you vote in the March 28th Presidential elections? 2. If no, why did you not vote? 3. Who did you vote for? 4. What state are you from? 5. What is your ethnicity? 6. What influenced your vote the most? 7. What is your religion? 8. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns?
Answers were multiple choices, open ended, select all and comment box type.
84%, 589 voted in the elections. Many of those who did not vote cited “no voters card” and being out of the country as the major reasons for not voting in 116 text responses.
555 reported voting for the winner, Muhammadu Buhari and 61 reported voting for outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani got 2 votes while the rest contestants got 1 or 0.
209 responded being Hausa, 83 Fulani, 47 Igbo, 180 Yoruba, 6 Ijaw and 37 Kanuri. Other ethnicities were filled as 143 comments.
Development was the greatest influence on voting choice with 269 selections; next was Progress with 225; Economy: 203; Unity 145; Terror 101. Least were Religion and Ethnicity with 24 and 13 votes respectively.
465 reported being Muslim and 250 or 34% Christian. (more…)