#NigeriaDecides: Borno Gov Entices NURTW, RTEAN Members With 450 Buses

Ahead of Nigeria's general elections, the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday, wooed members of the state chapters of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigerian (RTEAN) as he presented 450 Volkswagen Sharan buses to the executive of both unions for onward distribution to their members across … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Borno Gov Entices NURTW, RTEAN Members With 450 Buses

Senate Summons Jega Over Polls Posponment, To Appear With Card Reader

Following the postponement of Nigeria's general election, the Chairman of the country's electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega was on Tuesday summoned to appear before the Senate on Wednesday. Even as Senate President, David Mark, had warned that an interim government is unconstitutional and those clamouring  for it are embarking … Continue reading Senate Summons Jega Over Polls Posponment, To Appear With Card Reader

How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Command has uncovered 19 high calibre bombs in a bush near Yola, the state capital. The State Commissioner of Police, Gabriel Adaji, who disclosed this at a media briefing at the weekend, said the bombs were busted in Hong local government area of the state, stressing that Boko Haram gunmen were planning … Continue reading How Nigerian Security Force Foiled Boko Haram Attack, Intercepted 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

Governor Ayodele Fayose has come under fire from the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over a front page advert the Ekiti State governor paid for in The Punch and Daily Sun newspapers on Monday morning. Buhari, in a Facebook post, accused Mr. Fayose of abusing a Bible verse … Continue reading APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

Uncertainties Over APC Presidential Candidate’s Health as Buhari Travels to US

There have been rising concerns were raised over the health status of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, following his planned trip to the United States of American towards the end of January. Buhari is reported to have filled an online application for the United States of America Visa … Continue reading Uncertainties Over APC Presidential Candidate’s Health as Buhari Travels to US

#NigeriaDecides 2015: US Top Think-tank, Brookings, Tips Jonathan to Win, say APC is a Fragile Anti-Jonathan Setup

Brookings, the World’s most influential think-tank based in the United States, have projected a President Jonathan victory over the opposition candidate’s General Buhari in the 2015 Elections which it suggests would be keenly contested. The analysis, context and rationale of the think-tank’s projections is contained in the Brookings publication titled: Foresight Africa – Top Priorities … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides 2015: US Top Think-tank, Brookings, Tips Jonathan to Win, say APC is a Fragile Anti-Jonathan Setup

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: 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

#NigeriaDecides: DSS Releases Evidence Accusing APC of Training Hackers, Registering Security Personnel, Foreigners As Members

The State Security Services (SSS) said it had uncovered lists containing names and photographs of security personnel, foreigners and under-aged children on the registered members list of the All Progressive Congress, APC. The spokesperson of SSS, Marilyn Ogar, disclosed this on Wednesday at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. Ms. Ogar also said that … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: DSS Releases Evidence Accusing APC of Training Hackers, Registering Security Personnel, Foreigners As Members

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

Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) begins distributing permanent voters’ cards in thirteen states, a civil society group, the Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative) has urged Nigerians residing in Lagos and other states within time frame allowed by the third phase of the distribution Permanent Voters Card (PVC) exercise. According to … Continue reading Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others