Policy & Politics
As stakeholders strive to find better ways of curbing electoral violence in the country’s electoral system, a national commissioner, with the Independent National electoral Commission [INEC] Dr. Muhammad M Leky has said that the best option for the country...
Adeleke’s death and Osun APC’s fortune in 2018 guber race
When the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who represented Osun West senatorial district Osun State, in the upper chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), was announced on Sunday, it came as a rude shock to many Nigerians and particularly many faithful of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Imperative of restructuring Nigeria and fears of the North
The president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has utilized every available opportunity to express his displeasure at what he described as consigning the Igbos to the status of second-class citizen in Nigeria, saying that it is unacceptable.
Kogi State PDP, APC trade words over arrest, detention of youth coordinator
The continued detention of Mr. Austin Okai, national coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Alliance, has pitted Kogi state chapter of the party against the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government in the state.
APGA, ACD candidates give INEC ultimatum over Anambra State central rerun elections
The electorates in Anambra State central senatorial district have expressed misgivings over continuous delay by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the National Assembly rerun election for the district.
APC's, PDP's crisis threaten party politics
As the country moves towards the 2019 general polls, Nigerians have expressed fears concerning party politics following the persistent internal face-off distressing the ruling All Progressives Congress...
Stakeholders task INEC on credible polls
Following some of the inconclusive elections that were recorded during and after the 2015 general elections and the cynicisms trailing the ability of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu’s-led Independent National Electoral Commission....
2019 race splits PDP in Cross River along Makarfi, Sheriff lines
The race for 2019 has started in earnest in Cross River State, splitting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state along the camps of the national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee.
Kayanja: With political will, Nigeria is well placed to achieve SDGs
Federal Government has started seriously by putting in place mechanisms to implement agenda 2030. Already, there is a special adviser to the president on SDGs. The government has also just published economic growth and development plan.
BENIN: Students, teachers halt constitutional amendment
On Wednesday 15th March, there was the traditional weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers presided by Patrice Talon, Executive President of the Republic of Benin.
Weekly political notes
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) David Lawal...
Anambra guber race, Sheriff’s peace sojourn and PDP’s divided house
Factional national chairman of the crisis ridden Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was in Enugu State to garner support for the party.The meeting held in Enugu was primarily to parley with members of the party from Anambra State