Tag: election

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AzeezJuly 14, 2017

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie announces intention to be Anambra governor

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has revealed his intention to run for the office of Governor of Anambra State. Yul disclosed ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2017

On your marks: 2019 is close and Makarfi is already behind schedule

by Alexander O. Onukwue There are approximately twenty months between now and the next general elections in 2019, and Ahmed ...

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ToluJuly 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Before we get caught in excitement over Senator Adeleke’s dance moves…

Yes, we’re #TeamSpoilSport and unashamedly so. There’s no doubt that we’re as pumped as the rest of you about the ...

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AzeezJuly 10, 2017

Election will not be held in Anambra, IPOB insists

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday insisted that the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State would not ...

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EditorJuly 7, 2017

[YNaija 2019]: Getting ready for Nigeria’s first Democracy Generation

by Mark Amaza In less than two years time, the fifth General Elections of our Fourth Republic will take place ...

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AzeezJuly 1, 2017

IPOB has no capacity to stop election in Anambra – Police

Anambra State Police Commissioner, Garba Umar, on Saturday said the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) cannot stop the governorship election ...

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AzeezJune 26, 2017

Theresa May signs agreement with DUP to remain in power

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has signed a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a move that will ...

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AzeezJune 24, 2017

Obama knew about Russian election meddling before Nov. 8 – Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday night said the Obama administration knew about Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election before ...

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EditorJune 23, 2017

Melaye Recall: Mahmoud’s chance to be a Jega

by Alexander O. Onukwue The 2019 elections are going to commence in less than 20 months time. Politicians and political ...

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EditorJune 15, 2017

[YNaija 2019]: It is settled: Nigerians don’t want old men for the presidency any more

by Mark Amaza Today, polling firm NOIPolls released the results of a nationwide survey it conducted together with BusinessDay Media ...

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EditorJune 12, 2017

These quotes of actors and witnesses will help you understand June 12

by Alexander O. Onukwue From Abuja to Lagos, Akure to Benin, through Kano to the South East, the events that ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 8, 2017

Opinion: INEC and Gov. Bello’s alleged double registration

by Michael Jegede The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) penultimate week released a statement accusing the Governor of Kogi State, ...

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EditorJune 8, 2017

APDA: Advanced PDP, a pass to APGA or a clash with AD?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It may have escaped your notice but APDA is the second ‘Advanced’ political party in Nigeria, ...

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AzeezJune 3, 2017

93-year-old Mugabe begins election campaign

93-year-old Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has started a tour to solicit support ahead of the elections next year. Mugabe spoke ...

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AzeezJune 3, 2017

Putin attacks Americans for Russia-Trump deal claims

Russian President Vladimir Putin has chided Americand over continued claims of a Russian deal with US President Donald Trump. In ...

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AzeezMay 30, 2017

Two killed as violence erupts at Lagos APC primary

At least two persons died on Monday during a violence that broke out at the ward primary election of the ...

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ToluMay 18, 2017

5 thoughts on Kevin McCarthy’s “joke” about Putin paying Trump

With each new day comes fresh troubles for President Donald Trump and his sinking administration. There are speculations of a ...

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ToluMay 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “Electoral Act amendment will eliminate rigging and election malpractice” – Saraki

It’s been over one month since the Senate passed a bill amending the Electoral Act of 2010 to incorporate the ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 18, 2017

President Trump’s mar-a-lago resort can be easily hacked in minutes

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to a team of investigators, the Wi-Fi networks at Mar-a-Lago and a number of other Trump ...

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ToluMay 10, 2017

Backstory: Donald Trump was going to fire FBI Director James Comey the whole time, he just needed a perfect premise

President Donald Trump shook the entire US political landscape on Tuesday, 9 May, when he fired the Director of the ...

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AzeezMay 8, 2017

Your victory is an inspiration | Osinbajo congratulates French President-elect Macron

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo  has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his election as the next President of France. ...

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AzeezMay 6, 2017

I have not endorsed anyone to succeed me – Aregbesola

by Azeez Adeniyi Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola has said he has not endorsed anyone to succeed him ahead of ...

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AzeezMay 3, 2017

Court convicts INEC official for 2015 election bribery

by Azeez Adeniyi Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi on Wednesday convicted Yisa Olarenwaju Adedoyin, an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 29, 2017

You’re to blame for your defeat, Ijaw groups tell Jonathan

by Dolapo Adelana Prominent Ijaw groups and elders, Friday, said former President Goodluck Jonathan had himself to blame or his ...

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AzeezApril 26, 2017

How Obama aided Buhari’s victory in 2015 – Jonathan

by Azeez Adeniyi Former President Goodluck Jonathan had said he lost the 2015 Presidential elections due to conspiracy by the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 17, 2017

Conducting census ahead of elections could lead to political manipulations – Dogara

by Dolapo Adelana The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has kicked against conducting the National Population Census ...

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AzeezApril 6, 2017

We have created a strategic plan covering 2017 to 2021 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will deploy technology in coming elections in Nigeria. The Senate had approved ...

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AzeezApril 5, 2017

Continuous voter’s registration will still commence in April – INEC

by Azeez Adeniyi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the proposed Continuous Voter Registration will still hold in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 3, 2017

Buhari will win if he runs for president again – Femi Adesina

by Dolapo Adelana Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has expressed confidence that his principal ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad beats Hayatou to become CAF president

by Dolapo Adelana Ahmad Ahmad is the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Ahmad, who is from ...

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