North, APC Sets Record With Nigeria’s First Elected Female Governor

It is no longer secret that the result of the April 11 governorship election in Taraba state was annulled on Saturday, November 7, 2015. APC’s Senator Aisha Alhassan set to become the first female governor of Nigeria.

Believe it or not, the result was not really unexpected. A prominent Nigerian politician and expert Aishat Alubankudi did a sensational prediction on Saturday’s morning. The post that she called ‘a wishful thinking’ turned into reality several hours later. analysed the prophetic joke (message). Is Nigerian media predictable? Simply read below our prediction vs reality comparison:


“The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Taraba State annul the election of DDI of (PDP) and declare the petitioner Sen. Aisha Jummai Alhasan of (APC) winner” vs “Breaking News: Tribunal sacks PDP’s Ishaku as Taraba gov”


“Taraba State Tribunal sacked Gov. Darius Ishaku and declared Maman Taraba lawful winner of 28 march election 2015 general election” vs “Tribunal sacks Taraba gov, declares APC Alhassan winner”

PM News

“Taraba (APC) in a historic victory from the outcome of tribunal judgment delivered in Abuja ” (Sham’un SB) vs “Election tribunal removes Taraba governor, declares Aisha Alhassan winner”

The Nation

“This is the most rigged election in the history of the world, Prof. Kyari must be arrested and imprisoned immediately. Thank God we reclaimed our mandate” (Hassan Ardo, APC chairman) vs Taraba tribunal sacks Darius Ishaku

READ ALSO: How Nigerians Support ‘Mama Taraba’ Aisha Al-Hassan

Daily Independent

“Taraba State PDP boils as Tribunal declares Sen. Aisha winner of the march 2015 election” vs “Tribunal Sacks Taraba State Gov, Declares Alhassan Winner”

The Sun

“We are studying the outcome of the tribunal judgement delivered in favor of my counter part Jummai Alhasan and we will head to apeal-court (Gov. Darius)” vs “BREAKING NEWS: Taraba Gov Tribunal removes Gov Ishaku”

Sahara Reporters

“How Justice Musa Abubakar manipulate the judgment for Sen. Aisha Jummai” (Victor Bala PDP chairman) vs “Election Tribunal Sacks Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku”

As we see, the predicted headlines were not really close to reality, despite being rather precise and funny. However, the ‘wishful thinking’ came true. Buhari’s ministerial nominee is set to become the governor.

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