‘Electronic voting will solve Nigeria’s electoral, leadership problems’
While Nigerians await the senate to speed up the legislative process on electronic voting so President Muhammadu Buhari could sign it into law, digital entrepreneur, Mr. Emmanuel Abah, has already set the envisaged stage for the process with his Digital Voting System (DVS)
The social media bill: When ignorance breeds fear
In a paper I delivered last week, I created levels of differentiation between Democracy and Dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in Nigeria.
Lawyers speak on court rulings, impact on major elections
The intervention of the courts on pre-election matters, especially the recent pronouncements on the candidacies of today’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, has attracted diverse opinions from notable lawyers across the country.
Kogi guber: Ethnic politics, violence take centre stage
Ethnicity has always played a major role in the outcome of elections in Kogi State. Of the three major ethnic groups in the state, the Ebiras and the Igalas are more likely to play the ethnic card
The imperative of ‘people’s manifesto’
In the 20 months since I wrote “Drafting a people’s manifesto” and “Further notes on the people’s manifesto” (February/March, 2018), a sufficient number of significant things have happened and are happening in our country, Nigeria
Police will be professional, neutral in conduct of Kogi/Bayelsa elections - IGP
Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, on Saturday, pledged that the police would be professional and neutral in the conduct of the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. The IGP stated this in Lafia at an event held in his honour by the Lafia Progressive Forum.
Kogi, Bayelsa elections: INEC will transmit results manually – Yakubu
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will transmit all results manually during the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections on Nov.16. INEC’s Chairman, Prof.Mahmood Yakubu said this on Thursday at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue Session with Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) of Kogi and Bayelsa states in Abuja.
Rumblings in Ondo APC ahead of 2020 guber polls
Barely a year to the next gubernatorial elections during which it would seek revalidation of its mandate to continue leading the people of Ondo State, and at a time when the Rotimi Akeredolu-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government should be rallying on forces on a train,
Tribunal upholds Mohammed’s election as Bauchi governor
Bauchi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals on Monday upheld the election of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) as the governor of the state.
Ekiti APC postpones LG primary over security concerns
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ekiti State Chapter, yesterday, postponed the Local Government primary elections in Ado and Ikole councils over alleged security concerns. The party’s spokesperson, Ade Ajayi in a phone chat with newsmen, said a new date would be communicated to all stakeholders soon.