DR Congo election: Police deploy near home of candidate Martin Fayulu

Image copyright EPA Image caption Armed police patrolled a rally by Fayulu supporters on Friday Security forces have deployed near the residence of opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu in Democratic Republic of Congo. He insists he won last month’s election and is due to file a court petition. Mr Fayulu has demanded a manual recount….

Congolese Candidate, Asserting Fraud, Seeks Recount From Court

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — The opposition presidential candidate who says he was cheated from victory in this vast country’s long-delayed election said Friday that he would petition the Constitutional Court for a recount. The announcement by the candidate, Martin Fayulu, who had been shown by polls to be heavily favored in the race,…

DR Congo election: Defeated candidate vows legal challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Martin Fayulu said the declared winner had been nominated to perpetrate the Kabila regime The defeated opposition candidate in DR Congo’s presidential election has vowed to challenge the result in court. Martin Fayulu told the BBC the people of the nation deserved to know the truth of the election, which…

DR Congo opposition candidate Fayulu says results ‘not negotiable’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Martin Fayulu, a former oil tycoon, says authorities must announce results to avoid further tension Opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu has warned election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo not to “disguise the truth” as tensions mount over the delayed result. Mr Fayulu said the “Congolese people already know”…

Uche Nwosu. The factional governorship candidate of the APC in Imo State Uche N…

Uche Nwosu. The factional governorship candidate of the APC in Imo State Uche Nwosu has said that his candidature remained valid despite the submission of the name of Sen. Hope Uzodinma. Nwosu who addressed journalists yesterday in Abuja faulted the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committees (NWC) decision on the issue. Oshiomhole had said the…

PDP presidential candidate former vice president Atiku Abubakar (right) embraces…

PDP presidential candidate former vice president Atiku Abubakar (right) embraces former governor of Anambra State Peter Obi during a meeting at Atikus residence in Abuja. The South South and South East Coordinator of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) Alhaji Musa Saidu has faulted the recent comment credited to the youths of northern extraction that the nomination…

Senator Ademola Adeleke People's Democratic Party candidate for governor of …

Senator Ademola Adeleke People's Democratic Party candidate for governor of Osun has appealed to voters not to be afraid to vote for him on Thursday. The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC had declared the Osun election fruitless on Saturday after the difference between the two leading parties the PDP and the All Progressive Congress was…