Vote-buying, apathy reign as state awaits new helmsman
The highly-anticipated rematch between old foes, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress
Group raises concerns over alleged vote buying In Kogi
As the people of Kogi State go to the poll today to elect a new governor that will pilot their affairs for the next four years, observers monitoring the election have raised concerns over vote-buying, intimidation, and violence.
Ekiti LG polls: CP advises against thuggery, vote buying
Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Asuquo Amba, has warned the political class against thuggery and vote buying, as such acts are capable of truncating smooth conduct of the December 7, 2019 Local Council Election.
PDP cautions against vote buying in Bayelsa, Kogi states
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Federal Government against engaging in vote buying in Bayelsa and Kogi states, as the gubernatorial elections draw nearer.
The justice of karma and history
When the smoke has cleared, and the tears have dried, and the dead have been buried and INEC is finally confident enough in the results it announced to post them on its website, the irresistible conclusion will be that these just-concluded general elections have been a step backwards for democracy in Nigeria. And unlike the…
The biggest election on earth: India's giant poll in numbers
India's national election is the biggest democratic undertaking on Earth, with hundreds of millions of voters from the Himalayas to the tropics casting their ballot in the world's second-most populous country. Pulling off a vote of this size is no mean feat. Here are some of the bewildering numbers behind polls of this scale from…
Vote buying, multiple voting, late arrival mar governorship, state assembly elections
**Nigerians Advocate For Electronic Voting **No Money No Voting, says voters Even with the presence of the Nigerian police, enough INEC ad hoc members yesterday, The Guardian can confirm that there were multiple voting in some of the poling units visited. The Guardian discovered that the youths troupe out at about 12:45 after meeting with…
NOA intensifies campaign against vote buying, others
Edo State Directorate of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) yesterday cautioned residents against vote buying by politicians.
2019 poll exposes elite disconnect versus voter discontent
While the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) readies itself for the release of authentic results from the presidential and National Assembly election held last weekend, it is apparent that the much-talked about 2019 election exposed the fact of elite disconnect from the society and determination of voters to enjoy the freedoms of democracy. Right…
2019 Polls: Religious leaders applaud media, warn politicians against rigging, vote buying
Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche JP, Archbishop of Lagos, Dr. Isaac Ayobami Olawuyi and former Chairman, Lagos Council of Knights, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dame Maryam Akintola...