Tag: 2015 general Elections

Ogunyemi Bukola: 2019 Elections And INEC’s Burden Of Reforms

I imagine many are of the opinion that it is too early to start talking about Nigeria’s 2019 elections, considering the dust just settled on the 2015 elections and most of the winners at different levels are still trying to settle into their various offices. However, Nigeria’s socio-political history confers[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Lessons Beyond The Tears

“Something interesting happened on my way to Oshodi this morning. At the motor park, this rough mean-looking conductor was screaming for passengers, his vernacular oscillating between Yoruba and Pidgin English. “Oshodi! Oshodi!” he shouted angrily as I, along with some other passengers, struggled for seats. There was this beautiful young[Read More…]

Kwankwaso To Declare Intention October 23

Kano state Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso is expected to declare his intention to run for President on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on October 23. A chieftain of APC and one of his campaign coordinators, Chief Olisaemeka Akamukali, said barring any unforeseen circumstances, the governor would be unveiling[Read More…]

Stakeholders Rejects Onyebuchi’s Endorsement

Stakeholders including  youths and professionals  have rejected the endorsement of the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu,as the sole consensus candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015. In a statement read by Dr Jerry Uhuo and signed by Mr Ben Bright-Mpkuma, Mr John Okpo and Mr Chinedu[Read More…]

Forget About Sambo, PDP Is History In Kaduna State – El-Rufai

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said defeating the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in in his home state Kaduna state will be as simple as reading “ABCD”. He also waved off the influence of Vice President Namadi Sambo in the run off to the 2015 elections, saying Sambo’s influence is next to[Read More…]

House Of Representatives Endorse Jonathan For Second Term

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives on Monday passed a vote-of-confidence in President Goodluck Jonathan which endorsed him for a second term mandate. House Leader, Mrs. Mulikat Adeola-Akande, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of a meeting they had with Jonathan and some[Read More…]

Opinion: As 2015 General Elections Approaches

“No duty the Executive has to perform is so trying as to put the right man in the right place”. – Thomas Jefferson.   AS we approach the 2015 general elections, voters again, have another opportunity to ensure, that their votes count while insisting on supporting only, those who are able[Read More…]

2015 Elections: INEC Begins Distribution Of Permanent Voter Cards Friday

The Independent National Electoral Commission will Friday begin the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards in 10 states of the federation. A statement issued  Thursday in Abuja by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman, Mr. Kayode Idowu, said, the distribution of PVCs would end on Sunday in Taraba, Gombe, Zamfara,[Read More…]