Buhari, Jonathan Make History As Nigeria’s New President Takes Over

Former military ruler, General Muhammadu Buhari has made history as the first Nigeria's President from the an opposition political party, even as former President Goodluck Jonathan became the first incumbent president to relinquish power. The history was made in Nigeria today at exactly 10.55AM when the new President, Muhammadu Buhari, was sworn in. The event, … Continue reading Buhari, Jonathan Make History As Nigeria’s New President Takes Over

#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

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

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

2015: Collecting ‘Stomach Infrastructure’ for Vote, Eating Unborn Children’s Future – Hon Ebenezer Tells Voters

Hon Oyetakin Ebenezer is the director of Research and Documentation at Anti-Corruption Network. He is the author of ‘Nigeria: A Giant in Search of Her Destiny’. In this interview, he bared his mind on the just permanent voters’ cards distribution by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), challenges ahead of 2015 general elections and other … Continue reading 2015: Collecting ‘Stomach Infrastructure’ for Vote, Eating Unborn Children’s Future – Hon Ebenezer Tells Voters

Ex-Akwa Ibom SSG, Umana, Set to Dump PDP for APC

Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, Umana Okon Umana, has concluded plans to defect to the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC) PREMIUM TIMES reports. Umana, who served as the Akwa Ibom Secretary to the State Government, SSG, until July 2013 when he resigned his appointment to pursue his ambition … Continue reading Ex-Akwa Ibom SSG, Umana, Set to Dump PDP for APC

Full Text of Tambuwal’s Speech as He Drops Presidential Ambition

PROTOCOLS A few days ago, precisely on Friday the 14th of November,2014 a group of friends , associates, colleagues and admirers cutting across all ages, ethnic, social, religious, political and geographical divides presented to me the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for me to participate in the presidential primaries of the All Progressive Congress … Continue reading Full Text of Tambuwal’s Speech as He Drops Presidential Ambition

Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal makes U-turn, picks APC presidential nomination form

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, who was earlier tipped to run as governor in his home state, Sokoto, has turned around to pick the expression of interest and nomination forms to run for the office of president of Nigeria on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ‎(APC). Tambuwal recently defected … Continue reading Sokoto Governorship: Tambuwal makes U-turn, picks APC presidential nomination form

Ribadu Dumps APC, Joins PDP to Run for Adamawa Guber

A presidential candidate on the platform of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), now the All Progressives Congress (APC), in 2011, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has joined the PDP. According to reports, siblings of the former the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, registered for him at his Makama Ward in Yola South and … Continue reading Ribadu Dumps APC, Joins PDP to Run for Adamawa Guber

Youth Groups To APC: Remove 52-Year-Old Youth Leader Or Face Massive Protest

The Progressive Forum for Youth Civil Organisations (PFYC) and some non-governmental organisations have issued a two-week ultimatum to the All Progressives Congress (APC) within which to reconsider the election of an alleged 52-year old Dasuki Ibrahim Jalo as its national youth leader. The coalition suggested that the youth leader should resign his position honourably in … Continue reading Youth Groups To APC: Remove 52-Year-Old Youth Leader Or Face Massive Protest

CRACK IN APC: Full Text of Chief Tom Ikimi’s Official Reaction To Just Concluded APC National Convention

ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) CONVENTION 13TH JUNE 2014 1. On 1st of May 2014, I wrote to the then APC National Interim Executive Council Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande reporting to him the overwhelming unfavorable report I had received from across the Country on the status of our Party. I informed him that I had spoken … Continue reading CRACK IN APC: Full Text of Chief Tom Ikimi’s Official Reaction To Just Concluded APC National Convention