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

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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

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

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

‪#‎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

#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