How Tinubu, Obasanjo Denigrate the North

SPECIAL REPORTS In 2007, a wounded Olusegun Obasanjo foisted a sick and almost dead Umoru Yaradua on the PDP as its Presidential candidate with a grand design that would have seen Obasanjo remain President beyond 2007, if Yaradua had died before the elections. You should also remember that the vice presidential candidate of the PDP, … Continue reading How Tinubu, Obasanjo Denigrate the North

At 57, Agbaje too old to rule Lagos — Fashola

Apparently for want of facts, Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Wednesday, urged Lagos residents not to vote the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje, because he is too old to rule the state at 57. He said his party’s candidate, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has age advantage to carry on with the … Continue reading At 57, Agbaje too old to rule Lagos — Fashola

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

So Clueless? Can you imagine? Pa Buhari can’t remember his phone number –Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday during a rally in Enugu said that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), cannot remember his own mobile phone number. Jonathan, whose unscripted address was mostly a response to previous statements made by Buhari, … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

#NigeriaDecides: Jonathan Tells Buhari:Wh I Would Have Rejected MEND’s Endorsement

President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed the reported endorsement of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress, General Mohammadu Buhari by the Movement for the emancipation of Niger Delta, saying that no person who mean well for the country should be excited by the endorsement of a terrorist organisation. In a statement by the Special … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Jonathan Tells Buhari:Wh I Would Have Rejected MEND’s Endorsement

#NigeriaDecides: Blame Obasanjo, not Jonathan for Nigeria’s woes, says Oba of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Thursday said President Goodluck Jonathan should not be blamed for the problems of Nigeria. Oba Akiolu said this while receiving the president Jonathan at his palace in Lagos. He said that many of the problems in the country predated the Jonathan administration. Mr. Jonathan was in Lagos State … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Blame Obasanjo, not Jonathan for Nigeria’s woes, says Oba of Lagos

#NigeriaDecides: We’re Vindicated By Hacking allegations Against APC – PDP

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has been vindicated by the allegations by the State Security Services (SSS), which claimed that the major opposition party in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) planned to compromise the electoral process, hack into INEC’s data base and rig the February general elections. National Publicity Secretary of … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: We’re Vindicated By Hacking allegations Against APC – PDP

#NigeriaDecides: APGA Denies APC Endorsement Report, Reaffirms Support for Jonathan

The national headquarters of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has denied the party’s reported endorsement of opposition political party, All Progressives Congress (APC), even as APGA) reiterated its earlier endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan, promising to “campaign everywhere in the few weeks ahead, to showcase our strong stance with the President”. A statement by the … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: APGA Denies APC Endorsement Report, Reaffirms Support for Jonathan

Join Political Party of Your Choice, Suraj Urges Nigerian Youths

To ensure national transformation in Nigeria ahead of next year’s general elections, the Executive Director of Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Lanre Suraj, has counselled Nigerian youths to join political party of their choice and participate in the electoral process as well as present themselves for elective positions. Suraj, who spoke on the theme … Continue reading Join Political Party of Your Choice, Suraj Urges Nigerian Youths

Why DPP presidential candidate stepped down for Jonathan

Alignments and realignments has begun ahead the 2015 general elections as some political parties have been identifying with their favourite candidates. Recently, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) ratified the adoption of thevPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as the party's presidential candidate for February 14 presidential election.The latest in such political … Continue reading Why DPP presidential candidate stepped down for Jonathan

‪#‎Media4Elections: IPC Advances Youth Participation in Election Ahead 2015

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria will hold her sixth media Tweet-A-Thon with the theme: “2015: Advancing youth participation in elections” on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. According to Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director of IPC, the Tweet-A-Thon with hashtag ‪#‎Media4Elections is a monthly activity supported by UNDP DGD III aimed at promoting active media engagement and … Continue reading ‪#‎Media4Elections: IPC Advances Youth Participation in Election Ahead 2015

Why I Gave Up Vice Presidential Slop – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the strong man of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has given reason why he supposedly 'rejected' a vice presidential 'nomination' by his party. He wrote: I a press statement signed by the politician himself, after his follows convinced him on the consequences of imposing himself as a running mate to the … Continue reading Why I Gave Up Vice Presidential Slop – Tinubu

How Tinubu Finally Foisted Osinbajo on Buhari as Running Mate

The defiant posture of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors against the preferred choice of the party leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the Presidential running to General Muhammadu Buhari could not achieve much as the party names Tinubu’s associate, Yemi Osinbajo, as vice presidential candidate. After days of speculations, marathon meetings and horse-trading, General Buhari, … Continue reading How Tinubu Finally Foisted Osinbajo on Buhari as Running Mate

DPP Presidential Candidate Pledges to Reposition Party

Presidential flag bearer of the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP), Otunba Owolabi Odebudo, has promised to reposition the party for a robust political future, urging the erstwhile leader of the party, Great Ogboru, who recently defected to the Labour Party (LP), to have a re-think and return to his former party. Odebudo, who emerged DPP’s presidential … Continue reading DPP Presidential Candidate Pledges to Reposition Party

#Media4Elections: IPC Holds Media Tweet-A-Thon Ahead 2015 Elections

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria is currently holding the fifth edition of its capacity building series for journalists tagged "Media Tweet-a-Thon" with the theme: “Report of baseline survey of newspapers coverage of electoral issues ahead 2015 elections: Matters arising and lessons”. According to Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director of IPC,in his opening speech, the tweet-a-thon with hashtag #Media4Elections … Continue reading #Media4Elections: IPC Holds Media Tweet-A-Thon Ahead 2015 Elections