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18 Mar 2019
Amendment of a nation’s constitution is never a tea party. Especially given our peculiar challenges of long-drawn ethnic disharmony, political marginalisation of some sections of the country, bloated bureaucracy, overconcentration of political and economic powers at the executive arm of government and a legislature considered as one of the most expensive on Planet Earth. There…
17 Mar 2019
Apart from the elections in six states, which have been declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), leading to supplementary polls in areas were votes were cancelled, the assumption....
21 Feb 2019
Nigeria anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alerted members of the public of the reported circulation of fake Dollar notes ahead of the general elections. In a statement, EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, stated that the warning follows intelligence gathered in the build-up to the elections. Magu said the intelligence reports…
16 Feb 2019
Sensational Nigerian comedian, Woli Arole has taken to his Instagram page to lament the postponement of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The comedian in his post shared images of the poor condition some corp members and ad-hoc staffs were made to survive in while wondering how they would transport themselves back…
26 Jan 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have rejected the appointment of acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The PDP in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Friday in Abuja, said that the PDP rejected in its entirety, the attempts to foist an illegal Chief…
16 Jan 2019
A Kaduna based computer firm, Hephzibah Integrated Technologies Limited, has developed an application that will help in checkmate rigging and other irregularities during the 2019 general elections and beyond. Managing Director/CEO of Hephzibah Integrated Technologies Ltd, Clement O. Obomighe, disclosed this when unveiling the application at a press briefing in Kaduna. He said the application…
13 Jan 2019
With only 35 days to the much-anticipated 2019 general elections, the clear aspiration of citizens for better governance is forcing political gladiators to go back to the drawing board. Like never before, pressure from citizens is spurring accountability demands from the starting point of the political process. The political debate is generating traction with respect…
11 Jan 2019
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended the Nigeria Army for launching Operation Egwu Eke III which is aimed at ensuring a successful 2019 general elections. Lalong gave the commendation on Friday at the flag-off of Exercise Egwu Eke 111 by the 3 Division Nigeria Army Rukuba, near Jos. The governor who was represented by…
7 Jan 2019
6,000 ISIS members that were dislodged in Syria and Iraq have all relocated to the Sahel portion in Africa. If we cannot restrict these various dreaded terrorist groups now, there may not be a country called Nigeria in the nearest future. These terrorist groups are threats to 2019 general elections. How do you conduct elections…
1 Jan 2019
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has prayed for peaceful election in 2019 while wishing the people of the state a prosperous new year. In his New Year message, Wike implored Rivers State people to work towards ensuring that their votes count during the 2019 general elections and urged the security agencies and the Independent National…
31 Dec 2018
Former Nigeria vice-president and presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has urged Nigerians to keep hope alive as regards state of the nation in 2019. "Don’t lose heart and hope. Nigeria is no stranger to overcoming difficulties," Abubakar said in his New Year message. "In 2018, we became the world headquarters…
30 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections. The Commander, 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Nasiru Jega, gave the advice at the 2018 West African Social Activities (WASA) held in Igbawa barracks in Abak,…

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