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

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: 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

#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

Ekiti Gubernatorial Election: Fayose Emerges PDP Candidate

Former Governor, Ayodele Fayose has emerged as the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Governorship election which comes up in June 21. Fayose, who ruled the state between 2003 and 2006 before he was impeached scored 400 votes, defeating former Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olubolade who got seven votes. Recall that … Continue reading Ekiti Gubernatorial Election: Fayose Emerges PDP Candidate

Bakare, Ikuforiji, Odumakin, Yerima, others, decry lack of resistance attitude of Nigerians

Convener Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, President of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Alhaji Shettima Yerima and National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere Renewal Group, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, among others, have said credible election will not be possible in Nigeria unless culture of resistance is revived in … Continue reading Bakare, Ikuforiji, Odumakin, Yerima, others, decry lack of resistance attitude of Nigerians

Electoral Reform: Option A4 violates int’l conventions

Surprisingly and contrary to popular demand for adoption of Option A4 electoral system as part of the ongoing electoral reform in view of its success during 1993 presidential election, a Professor of Political Science, Prof. Adele Jinadu, Friday in Lagos said the system violates international conventions.