Tag: election

YNaijaAugust 30, 2023

Army Seizes Power in Gabon Following Controversial Election; NNPP Suspends Kwankwaso Over Alleged Romance with Peter Obi, others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Army ...

tosin adesinaDecember 13, 2018

Electoral Amendment: Is Buhari afraid of a credible election?

The 2015 election which ushered in the Muhammadu Buhari presidency was adjudged as one of the best elections ever conducted ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2018

Banky W emerges House of Reps. candidate in Lagos

Popular musician and actor, Olubankole Wellington will run for the position of House of Representatives in the 2019 presidential election. ...

YNaija NewsRoomJuly 29, 2018

[#YNaijaEssays] The good, the bad and the ugly: What the Nigerian elections really cost

There are few events that can come to define a nation’s identity quite like how it approaches elections. This is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2018

BREAKING: Pres. Buhari declares to run for second term

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday declared his intention to run for office for the second term. According to reports from Bashir Ahmaad, ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 12, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Aftermath of Kano local government elections, the sign of things to come?

Saturday February 10, 2018 was the Kano state local government elections, the election which has hitherto led to a spate ...

EditorJanuary 13, 2018

[YNaija2019] President Buhari has plans for 2019 and re-election may be one of them

There is no doubt that the President’s doctors in the UK had 2019 in mind when they held him on ...

AzeezDecember 4, 2017

Atiku can’t win any election even in his own local govt – Buhari’s aide

Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Lauretta Onochie has said former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar does not have the ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: Will PDP squander its golden chance to become Nigeria’s ‘necessary evil’?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo We know already that life is filled with ironies, but no one would have imagined that the ...

AzeezNovember 20, 2017

Anambra poll: Makarfi has brought ill-luck to the PDP – Kashamu

Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu has said the Peoples Democratic Party lost the Anambra governorship election due to ill-luck ...

AzeezNovember 14, 2017

We will return your security details after the election | IGP tells Obiano

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said the security details of the governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano will ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Police to deploy 21,000 officers, helicopters for Anambra election

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said about 21,000 policemen would be deployed for the Anambra State governorship election on ...

AzeezOctober 26, 2017

Kenyan police clash with opposition supporters as re-run election begins

Kenyan police and opposition supporters have clashed in the city of Kisumu, where burning barricades and gangs of youth prevented ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Is Abacha’s alleged hitman, Al-Mustapha gearing to be Nigeria’s President?

It seems retd. Major Hamza Al Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to former military leader, Sani Abacha has launched his ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2017

Buhari meets Obiano, promises free and fair election in Anambra

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor met ...

EditorSeptember 14, 2017

It’s official: Fayose wants to be Nigeria’s president in 2019

by Alexander O. Onukwue Ekiti state Governor, Peter Ayo Fayose has officially declared his intention to be President of Nigeria, ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 14, 2017

Everyone but Hillary is to blame for her loss | 5 things we learnt from Clinton’s CBS interview

During a live interview with CBS’s Jane Pauley, Hillary Clinton gave a dissection of her memoir “What Happened” in which ...

EditorSeptember 12, 2017

2019: Could Soyinka be sowing seeds for an unknown candidate?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It is hardly a secret that Professor Wole Soyinka was pleased with the defeat of President ...

EditorSeptember 10, 2017

[YNaija2019] What you should demand from your ideal candidate on security

by Usman Alabi Insecurity is now a major issue in the country, it is as real as every other challenge ...

AzeezAugust 17, 2017

INEC swears in 9 new RECs

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu on Wednesday swore in 9 Resident Electoral Commissioners. The commission ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2017

I consulted Adeboye before contesting with Buhari – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said he consulted the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

We are ready to reclaim South-West – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has said it would reclaim its influence in the region. The party ...

EditorAugust 10, 2017

Obiano vs Oyegun: The game of words played for the numbers

by Alexander O. Onukwue The APC Chairman, John Oyegun and the Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano, have had their words to ...

EditorAugust 10, 2017

By the numbers: How important is Anambra to the APC for 2019?

by Alexander O. Onukwue As the Anambra elections are on the way, the APC, like any ambitious ruling party wishing ...

AzeezAugust 10, 2017

Observers describe Kenya election as credible

Election observers on Thursday described the recent Presidential and parliamentary polls in Kenya as credible. This is in sharp contrast ...

AzeezAugust 8, 2017

We won’t allow anybody stop Anambra election – Obiano

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has said no person or group can stop the governorship election in the state. The ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

Election must hold in Anambra – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASOB) has said the governorship election in Anambra State ...

AzeezJuly 24, 2017

I will defeat Oni, APC for the third time in 2018 – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat the All Progressives Congress and former ...

EditorJuly 21, 2017

[YNaija 2019]: This 32-year-old Muslim running for governor in America may be a model for young Nigerians

by Usman Alabi “I’m relatively young, I’m relatively brown, and I’m relatively Muslim. And so to a lot of people ...

AzeezJuly 20, 2017

Election will hold in Anambra | Obiano threatens to arrest Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB members

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano on Wednesday said members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) posing a threat to ...

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