Tag: Governorship Elections

Mallam Nasir El-rufai 5 Others To Seek Kaduna APC Governorship Ticket

Indications have emerged that seven persons are set to contest the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State. Daily Trust gathered that former deputy governor of Kaduna State, James Bawa Magaji, Former FCT Minister, Nasir El-rufai, Rep. Ashiru Kudan, Group Capt. Bala Zaza Gora, Sani Shaában,[Read More…]

Opinion: The Moving Train Called Aregbesola

By Segun Tomori The outcome of the Ekiti election had instilled some fear in me about the triumph of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, incumbent Governor, and All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the forth-coming gubernatorial elections in the State of Osun, but all that vanished into thin air after my[Read More…]

Features: Who Wins Osun Governorship Election?

A News Agency of Nigeria Feature by Kayode Olaitan  By most accounts, elections are usually preceded by political intrigues and subterfuges which may mar the processes and conclusion of the elections if not checked on time. Political analysts observe that unlike in the past, recent public reactions to political developments,[Read More…]

Opinion: Why PDP Thinks It Can Win Osun

Basking in the euphoria of gaining and sustaining the upper hand in Ekiti with its decimation of the support base of the loud but ineffective All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been strutting around like a cock in the midst of female fowls.  But do you[Read More…]

Opinion: Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s Performance And The Battle For Osun Government House

 by Adedamola Layade Over the last couple of weeks especially after the outcome of Ekiti election, a lot has been said by different people. The most interesting part is the fact that people have now added a new infrastructure that needs to be developed called ‘stomach infrastructure’.  The satisfaction of[Read More…]

APC Decries Delay In Release Of Permanent Voters Cards Ahead Of Osun Elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has decried the delay in distributing the permanent voters cards to registered voters in the state ahead of the Aug. 9th 2014 governorship election in Osun state, warning that it might be a ploy to disenfranchise voters. ”INEC has been painfully slow in processing the[Read More…]

APC Alleges Iyiola Omisore Campaigns With Masked Terrorist [Pictured]

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday accused the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore, of employing services of a masked suspected terrorist in his campaign trail with the intention of intimidating the electorate. The APC said Omisore was spotted during his campaign trail closely[Read More…]

Opinion: Osun 2014, Why Omisore May Emerge Victorious

By Remi Oyeyemi “The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.”     Blaise Pascal (1623-1662),French philosopher, mathematician, and physicist. “…most voters do not base their decisions on its utility value by adding up the costs and benefits of taking a particular decision. The political brain, ………is an emotional[Read More…]

Opinion: After Liyel Imoke Who Will Make The Difference

So much noise and permutations in the air in Cross River State on who will become the next governor, how the political parties are jostling and scheming on the criteria that will be adopted whether democratically or otherwise to choose their flag bearer, who it should be, why it should be him[Read More…]

Opinion: EKITI 2014, The Fall Of Arrogance From Power

 By Remi Oyeyemi The landslide defeat of the APC gurbernatorial candidate and incumbent governor of Ekiti state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi is a lesson in the importance of humility while occupying a public office. It is a lesson on the ephemeral nature of any position and indeed our lives on this[Read More…]