National Assembly elections
Nigeria’s Presidential and National Assembly elections conducted nationwide nine days ago mark yet another lost opportunity for the country to set any impressive record of her democratic dispensation.
With the success of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections we have earned our wings. Like Lot’s wife there is no looking back.
Some angry youths, on Saturday, attacked voters and the journalists covering the presidential and National Assembly elections at Liberty area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
That Christians started the Lenten season three days to the presidential and National Assembly elections is an indication that God has begun the process of healing Nigeria.
Since the return of democracy in 1999, elections in Ekiti State have become one of the most predictable across the country. Unlike some states, the party in power wins election into the state legislature and National assembly. For instance, in 1999 it was the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD) that won the governorship and all…
9 Mar 2019
Following the court verdict in his favour, senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene) senatorial district, Dr. Christopher Ekpenyong, he has charged the loser and former governor of the state, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to accept his defeat in good faith. Reacting to the court verdict, which struck out a case instituted by Akpabio, Ekpenyong, a…
5 Apr 2015
GOING by the results of the March 28, 2015 National Assembly elections, it is clear that majority of National Assembly members will come from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and they will be in control of lawmaking for the country. Benue State has for almost the past 16 years of democracy placed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the helms of affairs
5 Apr 2015
BARELY a few days after the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, political intrigues that usually characterise campaigns for National Assembly leadership positions have emerged. The All Progressives Congress (APC), which won the Presidential Election and would form the Federal Government in May, has produced a total number of 64 senators to represent it in the 8th Senate.
27 Mar 2015
THE top United States diplomat for Africa, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, is due in Nigeria for today’s elections, the State Department said on Thursday, amid concerns over the possibility of violence.