Tag: APC

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Uroupa KiakubuNovember 1, 2020

Is Peter Obi a viable pick for Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election ?

For the Nigerian youth, events around the #EndSARS protests have been the greatest eye-opener; sparking recent conversations around the 2023 presidential election ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 23, 2020

Nigerian youth blacklist Atiku and his peers, and there are reasons for this

Almost everyone that has led Nigeria since its democratic dispensation in 1999 is presumed to have left the country worse ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2020

Results from #OndoDecides2020 indicate APC’s Akeredolu wins guber election by landslide

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the incumbent has been re-elected as the governor of Ondo ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 9, 2020

#OndoDecides2020: YIAGA Africa calls INEC’s attention to notorious blind spots known for rigging in riverine areas

It’s hours to the October 10, Ondo Governorship Election and expectations are high on not just the outcome of the ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 21, 2020

Five talking points from Rochas Okorocha’s reaction to Obaseki’s electoral victory

The Edo election has come and (maybe not entirely) gone. Governor Godwin Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) emerged ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: The drama continues as Edo APC faults outcome, argues ‘fabrication’ of results

As with many other gubernatorial elections in Nigeria, the opposition All progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has faulted the September ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 20, 2020

IT’S OFFICIAL: Obaseki floors arch-rival, Ize-Iyamu to clinch second term victory | #EdoDecides2020

The flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the September 19 election, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has been declared ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 18, 2020

#EdoDecides2020: 19 odds that would determine the outcome of the September 19 Governorship Poll

The political atmosphere in the country has been largely charged in the build-up to the all-important September 19 gubernatorial election ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 16, 2020

Purveyors of video portraying Obaseki as queer are either ‘ignorant or desperate’

With less than 72 hours for the Edo Governorship election, the political climate is getting heated. The state election is ...

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Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 12, 2020

On Desmond Elliot and Obaseki; here’s why young people should consider shunning godfatherism in politics

“He who pays the Piper dictates the tune.” This popular mantra clearly captures the concept of godfatherism in Nigerian politics. ...

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Michael IsaacSeptember 3, 2020

#EdoDecides: The Oba of Benin preaches peace but will Obaseki and Oshiomhole listen?

It’s 16 days to the Edo Governorship election and Nigerians have mixed feelings on how it will turn out, considering ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 8, 2020

Were Nigerians critically waiting for Tinubu’s comment on the Edo State drama?

‘In defense of constitutional democracy: The recent actions of the Governor of Edo State represent the gravest possible assault on ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 8, 2020

Election drama shifts to Ondo Assembly as lawmakers suspend Deputy Speaker, 2 others

Akin to volcanic heat, the political atmosphere in Ondo State is blazing. The latest update reveals that the State House ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

Shocking resignation of Ondo SSG heightens speculation on ‘tough hurdles’ for Governor Akeredolu

Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his position; raising speculations about the reason for his unforseen ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

What Nigerians had to say about the Reno Omokri, Ayo Oyalawo debate

The corruption blame-game between the major parties in Nigeria appears to be never-ending; as party members look to every opportunity ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2020

Governor Wike writes Buhari shocking love poem | The YNaijaCover

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, recently invited President Muhammadu Buhari for a state visit. This is coming after the Federal ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 28, 2020

Obituary: Abiola Ajimobi was a career politician, who undermined progress with tyranny

After a period of morbidity, former senator of the federal republic and governor of Oyo state, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi passed ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 23, 2020

UPDATED: Obaseki in another ‘battle for breath’ with latest court order on Edo PDP primaries

Editor’s note: Please note that this story has been updated with a footnote to reflect the latest development on the issue. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 21, 2020

Ondo Deputy Governor is trending and here’s why

Ahead of the Edo and Ondo elections in September and October respectively, the political climate in these states has been ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 19, 2020

Governor Obaseki intensifies battle for guber seat, officially joins PDP

Nigerians have been debating for the better part of the week whether or not incumbent Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki would ...

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Michael IsaacJune 19, 2020

All sides to the Oba of Benin’s statement on ‘Godfatherism’

One thing that Nigeria Twitter is famous is the sharing of opinions that many people share when it comes to ...

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Chinedu OkaforJune 19, 2020

Here’s all we have gathered from the ‘Fisayo’ trend on Twitter

If you’ve been paying attention to the news these past few days, you will no doubt be aware of the ...

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Michael IsaacJune 18, 2020

What we know about the rumoured death of APC’s Abiola Ajimobi

Immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has in the last 3 days been on the lips of many. ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2020

#BBNaija star Diane Russet is about to make her Nollywood debut | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Big Brother Naija star Diane Russet is about to make her Nollywood debut in a movie titled Storm. The reality ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 17, 2020

Victor Giadom: The drama on the APC National Chairmanship enters new season

The spicy political drama in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been ongoing in the last few days. It all ...

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Michael IsaacJune 17, 2020

APC, Ajimobi, Oshiomhole and all the unfolding drama in the ‘governing party’

Politics is something that many people will agree comes with drama. For something as serious as that, it sometimes gives ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 17, 2020

Kasanova is coming soon to Netflix | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Kasanova is coming soon to Netflix, and joins the streamer’s massively expanding catalogue of Nollywood titles. Directed by Oluseyi Asurf ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

All of the reactions as Godwin Obaseki bid APC farewell

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Barely four days after incumbent Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, was controversially disqualified from contesting in the All ...

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Michael IsaacJune 12, 2020

Obaseki battles for political survival, ‘screened out’ of APC guber primaries

As Nigerians are celebrating the democracy, many people have expressed what this day means to them, reflecting on how far ...

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