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17 Jan 2015
FROM southern to northern senatorial district of Cross River State, protest votes await the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, as the nation prepares for the general election. For now, there are three major governorship candidates in the state and they are from the northern part of the state to which the political parties zoned…
AGBAJE AMBODE
17 Jan 2015
BASED on political and electoral experience, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, may have slight edge over his main rival from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.    Agbaje has presented himself for the same position previously. When he ran against the incumbent, Mr.…
17 Jan 2015
THE political temperature in Kaduna State has assumed a new dimension ahead of the 2015 governorship election. The battle for political supremacy is now pitched between the incumbent Governor, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and erstwhile Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir E-l Rufai, who is vying…
EgoAlowes
17 Jan 2015
Jimanze EgoAlowes is an uncommon scholar. His two books, Minority Competitive Overloads and Corruption in Africa: Resolution through New Diagnosis come with innovative thinking that will shock many a Nigerian academic out of their laziness or lethargy. In this interview with ANOTE AJELUOROU, EgoAlowes faults certain ways of thinking and Nigeria’s power architecture, with its…
17 Jan 2015
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the names of the governorship candidates of 10 political parties in Abia State in preparation for the February 28 gubernatorial election. The candidates include the (Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu (PDP), Chief Anyim Nyerere (All Progressives Congress (APC)), Mr. Ogbuehi Mgbeahuru Dike (United Progressives Party (UPP)), Chief Ukoabasi Udensi,…
Peterside-APC
17 Jan 2015
FEBRUARY 28, 2015 governorship election in Rivers State, promises to be the most competitive since 1999, when Nigeria returned to the so-called democratic rule.    Prior to 2013, when Governor Chibuike Amaechi who was elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), the ruling party has since 2003, pulled in…
Ezea-17-1-15
16 Jan 2015
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Enugu State, Mr. Okey Ezea, shortly after unveiling his blueprint and running mate, Mrs. Juliet Ibekaku, spoke to some journalists. LAWRENCE NJOKU was there and reports. HOW would you accomplish your programmes without over-taxing the residents?   The economy of Enugu State is robust and strong enough…
Kaigama-1-17-1-15
16 Jan 2015
President General of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria, Bala Bobboi Kiagama, told CHARLES AKPEJI in Jalingo, that the election can be rancour-free if politicians play the game according to the rules by desisting from mixing religion with politics and engaging in campaigns of calumny and character assassination. WHAT is your take on the…
Orubebe-17-01-14
16 Jan 2015
Ebis Orubebe, Chairman of Niger Delta Youth Leaders Council and Director General of Jonathan Youth Vanguard, speaks on the recent endorsement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), saying it amounts to nothing.   ARE you not worried about the recent endorsement of…
Ayanruoh-17-1-15
16 Jan 2015
Felix Ayanruoh, a United States-based attorney and energy consultant from Delta State spoke on why the Urhobo should support the Peoples Democratic Party PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa in next month’s election.  WHY do you want Urhobo people to support Senator Ifeanyi Okowa’s governorship ambition in Delta State?   Senator Ifeanyi Okowa is a…
Okowa-3-17-1-15
16 Jan 2015
THE resounding victory of Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Delta State clearly showed that he is a grassroots politician who knows how to go about what the people want.    From the time of f the defunct Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM), where he was the state secretary,…
Ibezi-2-17-1-15
16 Jan 2015
THE choice of who representatives the Idemili Federal Constituency in next month’s election would surely be a very tough one, as the two main gladiators, Chief Charles Odedo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Chief Ifeanyi Ibezi of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), are both very popular in the area.    They have…

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