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

#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

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

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

PDP aspirant pledges to address ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Cross River

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Joe Agi (SAN), promised that the wellbeing of the people, otherwise referred to as stomach infrastructure will be addressed in the state through massive development of the agricultural sector if he was voted as governor next year. Agi, who has submitted his data and administrative … Continue reading PDP aspirant pledges to address ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Cross River

Awgu rejects zoning in Enugu, vows to contest 2015 governorship

Crisis may be brewing within the political terrain in Enugu State following rejection of prevailing zoning formula of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state by people of Awgu, operating under Save Awgu Forum, Enugu (SAFE). Instead, the group vowed to contest all possible elective positions during next year’s general elections, including the … Continue reading Awgu rejects zoning in Enugu, vows to contest 2015 governorship

Ikimi withdraws from APC

A founding member of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Tom Ikimi, has withdrawn his membership of the party. He said he ceased from being a member of the party from tomorrow, Wednesday, August 27, 2014. The former minister of external affairs stated this in a statement he issued in Abuja on Tuesday. He however did … Continue reading Ikimi withdraws from APC

Impeachment: Why You Must Stop Looking to APC Leaders For Solution – Nasarawa Senator Tells Al-Makura

Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District, Suleiman Adokwe, has advised the embattled state governor, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, to reconcile with members of the state House of Assembly instead of looking to the leaders of the All Progressives Congress for solution to the intractable political crisis in the state. Adokwe, who made this position known … Continue reading Impeachment: Why You Must Stop Looking to APC Leaders For Solution – Nasarawa Senator Tells Al-Makura

Borno APC Loses State Executive Members to PDP

The All Progressive Congress, APC in Borno state is losing its top members to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP with a recent declaration of the APC state Secretary, Hon. Bello Ayuba, the Zonal Executive Member, Barrister Isa Modu Chul as well as the State Publicity Secretary, Hon. Making Zarami and others that they are now … Continue reading Borno APC Loses State Executive Members to PDP

Why I Defected To PDP – Ribadu

Pioneer chairman of Nigeria's anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, few days after his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has explained the reason behind his political move. In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Ribadu said his “carefully considered decision” … Continue reading Why I Defected To PDP – Ribadu

I didn’t Join PDP Under Pressure – Ribadu

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has explained why he dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The former EFCC boss who ran for presidency in 2011 on the platform of the now rested Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, said the opposition party … Continue reading I didn’t Join PDP Under Pressure – Ribadu

Otti, Diamond Bank Boss, to Run For Abia Governorship in 2015

Ahead of 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Alex Otti, has formally indicated his intention to contest the governorship of Abia State next year. In doing so, Oti warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must discard the issue of zoning since it killed the principle in 2011 when it … Continue reading Otti, Diamond Bank Boss, to Run For Abia Governorship in 2015

Adamawa Bye-election: Acting Governor, Fintiri Joins Guber Race

The Adamawa State Acting Governor, Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri, has indicated interest in the October 11 Governorship bye-election in the state. Fintiri wants to run under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The acting governor while confirming the development to newsmen in Yola, the Adamwa State capital, disclosed that he decided to take … Continue reading Adamawa Bye-election: Acting Governor, Fintiri Joins Guber Race

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

2015: APC Cannot Defeat PDP In Kaduna – Dep. Governor

Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Amb. Nuhu Bajoga, has said no opposition party, including, the All Progressives Congress (APC), can win governorship and other elections in the state in 2015, as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to sweep all elections in the state. Speaking at the weekend in Kwoi, Jaba Local Government Area … Continue reading 2015: APC Cannot Defeat PDP In Kaduna – Dep. Governor