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1 Jan 2019
Nigerians from across different social strata, who expressed expectations and apprehension for the New Year to The Guardian, said ensuring a credible general election and security of lives and property were their major concerns. But contrary to optimism that a credible general election would put the country on the path of stability and progress, the…
17 Dec 2018
Sundry allegations of forgery may make the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to have a gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election. Online reports suggest that candidate Dapo Abiodun has a case to answer over discrepancies in his academic qualifications. Efforts to get Abiodun’s reactions proved abortive, as he neither picked his calls nor replied to…
11 Dec 2018
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari warmed herself into the hearts of most Nigerians by her uncommon understanding of the intricate webs that are defining her husband’s Presidency. Aisha Buhari’s special interview with a correspondent of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) exposed her subdued anger with the establishment’s frustrations with her husband’s loss of control…
11 Dec 2018
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday boasted of the capacity of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State to win next year’s general elections. He said the party would not only sweep the elections in Kwara State, but also win the presidential election by the grace of God. Saraki, who asked his…
4 Dec 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday commenced door to door campaign at Nyanya and Karu suburbs of the FCT for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo was given a rousing welcome as residents of the communities thronged the streets shouting “Sai…
29 Nov 2018
Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has cautioned politicians against acts capable of encouraging violence as the nation prepares for the 2019 general elections. He urged them to focus on issue-based campaigns rather than embarking on hate-speeches and campaign of calumny. Abubakar, who spoke yesterday when the National Peace Committee (NPC), which he chairs,…
25 Nov 2018
The role of security agents in the electoral process has become an issue after the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States.  The two dominant political parties, Peoples Democratic Party ....
24 Nov 2018
Since her entry into active politics, Oby Ezekwesili has become one of Nigeria’s mouthpiece. Unlike the characteristic nature of Nigerian public office holders of going into oblivion after serving, Ezekwesili has remained undaunted in ensuring that Nigeria is the country she dreams of. From her times as Madam Due Process because of her radical and…
22 Nov 2018
The Independent Electoral Commission Wednesday denied the reports that the commission will begin the registration of permanent voters card again ahead of the February election. The electoral body disclosed this in a tweet. "Information reaching the Commission that some persons have been circulating messages online that “INEC HAS GIVING ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER FOR YOUR…
18 Nov 2018
Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential campaign Organisation, has described President Muhammed Buhari’s re-election campaign strategy as "very vague on policy and very big on promises". “Our attention has been drawn to the launch of the so-called ‘next level’ campaign initiated today by the Buhari campaign,”Segun Sowunmi, the spokesman for Atiku Abubakar's campaign said. “Reading through the presentation,…
17 Nov 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Sunday lift ban on campaign for 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections slated for Feb. 16, 2019 A statement by Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, INEC Director Of Voter Education and Publicity, on Saturday in Abuja said that political parties who fielded candidates for both elections would commence campaigns…
14 Nov 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Lagos State on Wednesday hosted the Senate Committee on INEC in continuation of the committee’s oversight visit to assess its preparedness for 2019 General Elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee, led by its Chairman, Sen. Suleiman Nazif, was received by Adelani Asade, INEC’s Administrative…

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