14 November, 2008


If USA were Nigeria, current papers Headlines would read:

· Don't celebrate yet, McCain tells Obama (TELL magazine)

· Concede defeat, Obama urges McCain (Punch newspaper)

· 20 opposition cadres riot (The Sun newspaper)

· McCain Demands Vote Recount (Vanguard newspaper)

· Elections rigged (Guardian newspaper)

· No evidence of manipulation (NTA news)

· The Church declares elections free and fair (News Line)

· There will be violence if we lose; McCain declares (LTV 8 news)

· Election results for Arizona awaited (Channels news)

· Trucks with suspected ballot papers crosses into USA from Mexico (Tribune newspaper)

· McCain is an opportunist - Go back to your farm (AIT news)

· I will not accept results, McCain tells Obama (STV news)

· We are yet to release final official results - IWU (Daily Champion)

· Niger Deltans vow to make the Nation ungovernable for Obama, unless... (RSTV)

· McCain heads to the Courts (Daily Independence)

· 25 die celebrating Victory in Kano (City People)

· Militants kidnap Obama’s grandmother, demand Oil Blocks as ransom (PM News)

· Dispute over Obama’s father (Prime People)

· Could this be Obama’s real father? 70 year old man in Umuahia provides DNA evidence (City People)

· McCain submits list of Ministers to Obama (The Punch)

· I predicted Obama’s victory ten years ago!! (Prophet….)

· Afenifere/Ohaneze pay courtesy visits to Obama (Daily Sketch)

· 1000 Republicans declare for the Democratic Party (Tribune)

· Ralph Nader threatens’popular uprising’ if he is not declared Winner (Daily Trust)

* President Bush: I will not hand over unless... (The Guardian)

* Clerics ask Obama to rule with the Fear of God (Today Newspaper)

Reality on Election Day - No turn-out at polling station,

* 13 million votes, election FREE AND FARE (government house Press)




Unfortunately true anyway.

Lucy Ferroli said...

Are Nigerians really this difficult?