Tag: election

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

Supreme Court upholds Niger governor, Bello’s election

by Dolapo Adelana The Supreme Court in Abuja has upheld the election of the Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

EFCC to prosecute INEC director for allegedly collecting N16m from Diezani

by Dolapo Adelana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to prosecute Gogo Anderson Waribo, a Deputy Director ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Presidency: Igbos are political slaves in Nigeria – MASSOB

by Dolapo Adelana The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, on Tuesday said Igbos are political slaves ...

AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

PDP wins Rivers legislative re-run election

by Azeez Adeniyi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party winner of the Rivers legislative ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

INEC, Police, APC will announce election results from Abuja one day – Fayose

by Dolapo Adelana Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies, especially the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 21, 2017

Why my husband became President – Aisha Buhari

by Dolapo Adelana The First Lady Mrs Aisha Buhari, says a lot can be learnt from the life of her husband, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 17, 2017

PDP lost in 2015 because it chose Jonathan – Former Senator

by Dolapo Adelana Senator Grace Bent who represented Adamawa South in the Sixth Senate says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 7, 2017

Rivers rerun: Police recover millions allegedly paid to INEC officials by Wike (PHOTOS)

The Nigeria Police Force has recovered millions of naira allegedly paid to INEC officials during the Rivers rerun election by ...

AzeezJanuary 19, 2017

Gambia: President-elect, Adama Barrow to be inaugurated in Senegal

Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow has said his inauguration as leader of the West African country would take place today at ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

‘Gambian President, Jammeh hiring mercenaries after election defeat’

Gambian president Yayha Jammeh has begun recruiting mercenaries since his defeat at the polls, according to reports from Buzzfeed. Reports say ...

Isime EseneJanuary 2, 2017

YNaija Editorial: What President Buhari must do in 2017

At the start of every new year, there is a burst of hope and optimism that the year will be ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 23, 2016

ECOWAS troops on standby to kick out Gambia’s Jammeh

Following the refusal of Gambian president, Yayha Jammeh to step down after his defeat at the polls, the Economic Community ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

Nobody persuaded me to concede defeat to Buhari – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said he conceded defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari after the 2015 presidential poll on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 12, 2016

#RiversRerun: Wike ‘declares’ PDP winner of Rivers East and Rivers West senatorial districts

The Governor of Rivers Nyesom Wike, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to release the results of Rivers ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

U.N. Security Council condemns Jammeh for rejecting polls

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday condemned Gambia President Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of election results announced last week. Jammeh ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

#RiversRerun: Result collation will hold at constituencies – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that collation of results would be held at the constituencies were elections ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

#RiversRerun: 1 killed in Gokana

Armed men suspected to be operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) have killed one person in Bodo, Gokana LGA, ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

The Thread: After conceding defeat, Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh rejects results

Last week, The Gambia held its election. The victor of that election was Adama Barrow. Just days after conceding defeat ...

ToluDecember 10, 2016

“This election has taught me that the hate of corruption can win” | 10 quotes from President John Mahama’s concession speech

The people of Ghana have made the historic decision to unseat John Mahama as president. New Patriotic Party’s veteran politician ...

AzeezDecember 9, 2016

Buhari orders use of national identification number for voters’ authentication

Vice President, Yemu Osinbajo on Thursday revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the National Identification Number be used ...

ToluDecember 8, 2016

BackStory: Ghana’s Hillary Clinton, the former first lady and first woman to run for president

The presidential election in Ghana, for most, may not be the most remarkable political event in 2016 and though most ...

ToluDecember 7, 2016

This is actually Donald Trump’s third appearance on TIME Magazine’s cover this year

Life truly has its way of pulling surprises on us. But of a fact, president-elect Donald Trump’s emergence as TIME ...

ToluDecember 7, 2016

#GhanaDecides: Here’s everything you should know about Ghana’s two major presidential candidates

Ghanaians are at the polls today and making their voting choices for most may not be burdensome as, though there are seven ...

ToluDecember 6, 2016

Timeline: NYSC has endangered more lives than you know #NYSCAbuse

The recent deaths of corps members in three separate orientation camps across the country have sparked anger, unending debates and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 5, 2016

Police have withdrawn my CSO – Wike

Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike has raised an alarm that his Chief Security Officer has been withdrawn by the Police.   ...

AzeezDecember 3, 2016

The moment dictatorial Gambian President conceded defeat (WATCH)

Gambian President, Yahya Jamme who has ruled the small West African country for 22 years conceded defeat to Adama Barrow ...

AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Gambian President loses fifth re-election bid after 22 years reign

President of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh has lost his bid to be re-elected as the leader of the African country ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 2, 2016

Opposition candidate leads in Gambia’s election

Opposition candidate Adama Barrow has taken an early lead in the Gambian presidential election after 75 per cent of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

Rotimi Akeredolu’s acceptance speech as Ondo Governor-elect

Governor-elect of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has thanked the people of the state for choosing him as their next governor. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

Mimiko congratulates Ondo Governor-elect, Akeredolu

Governor of Ondo, Olusegun Mimiko has congratulated the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state, and Governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu ...

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