Tag: elections

YNaijaMay 11, 2023

Obi Decries Attacks on Adeboye; Elections are over, Sheathe your sword, Shettima tells PDP, LP | 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 Obi Decries Attacks on ...

YNaijaMarch 17, 2023

It’s unfair to say presidential election was fraudulent, most credible since 1999 – Dele Alake; MC Oluomo warns Igbos in Lagos to vote for APC or stay home | 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: It’s ...

YNaija TodayJune 29, 2022

Yoruba actors endorse Tinubu as Presidential candidate 2023

Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has received an open endorsement from Nollywood Yoruba actors. ...

Ado AminuDecember 9, 2020

#GhanaDecides: Political violence is an African reality that must die by fire

Africa’s exemplary democracy – Ghana, as it turns out is only exemplary because of the depth of rot all around ...

EditorJuly 3, 2020

Stakeholders affirm FG’s commitment to Electoral Reforms

Nigeria has long struggled with getting elections right. Because of this many of our election milestones have come in the ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2019

The Big 5: Herdsmen attack Atagu community in Benue, kills 16; FG declares Friday public holiday, excludes bankers, others | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Imo, Lagos, Kano result sheets found in Gombe, Kwara, Oyo Some ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 20, 2019

The Late 5: NIP candidate Eunice Atuejide withdraws from race, supports Atiku; N30,500 to be paid to ad-hoc staff corps members – INEC | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Akwa Ibom state government launches Ibom Air The Akwa Ibom state government ...

Chinedu OkaforFebruary 20, 2019

Accountability is Nigeria’s number one problem

If you’ve asked an average Nigerian the problems facing the country, their response would range from Venus to Mars. Everyone ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2019

The Big 5: Police arrests six suspects in Kajuru killings, Kaduna; APC, PDP defy INEC, vow to continue campaigns | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Police arrests six suspects in Kajuru killings, Kaduna Nigerian Police said ...

ThankGod UkachukwuNovember 7, 2018

Visionary Leadership Or Change: The choice before Abians in 2019 gubernatorial elections

Abia State voters must be careful not to acquiesce to the same predicament London-based The Economist magazine (which endorsed President ...

Alexander OnukwueSeptember 7, 2018

Is the Trader Moni scheme in Osun a boon for traders or a gamble for the elections?

A few days ago, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was at Iwo in Osun state to launch Trader Moni, a social ...

ThankGod UkachukwuJune 21, 2018

Opinion: President Buhari’s 2018 budget illustrates Nigeria’s problem with planning to fail

President Buhari has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill (9.12 trillion naira expenditures higher from 2017 by 22.6%), that is our ...

SponsorFebruary 13, 2018

Nigerian youth undergo masterclass sessions at The Nigerian Senate

An Advocacy group ‘The Public Senate’ recently gave Nigerian lawmakers the opportunity to sit with the people most affected by ...

Samson ItodoFebruary 12, 2018

Nigerian Youth – The Real Third Force

More than one year into the 2019 general elections, the political manoeuvring has earnestly commenced. In fact, in Nigeria today, ...

Otaigbe EwoigbokhanJanuary 28, 2018

Opinion: How to choose your president in 2019

1. The 2019 elections are upon us:  Politicians are in full swing, making their rounds. A documentary by the president’s ...

AzeezDecember 10, 2017

After initially rejecting results, Dokpesi congratulates Secondus

After allegations of induced votes and rejecting the results, Raymond Dokpesi has congratulated Uche Secondus, the winner of the PDP chairmanship election. ...

AzeezNovember 17, 2017

Redeem yourself from inconclusive elections | PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the Anambra State governorship election will determine if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

EditorNovember 10, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: America just elected its first transgender lawmaker

What a difference a year can make. It has been approximately a year since President Donald Trump was elected into office ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 9, 2017

Chude Jideonwo: Nigeria is the Federal Republic of Rumour Mongering

by Chude Jideonwo It was my baptism of fire into the workings of Nigerian governance. Our firm had just begun ...

AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Why money cannot be separated from politics and elections – Fashola

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said the issue of money cannot be eradicated from politics, due ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

Yorubas, Hausas no longer need Igbos to win elections – Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has said other ethnic groups no longer need the help of the Igbos to win ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Anambra 2017: Dr Tony Nwoye’s manifesto

  by Tony Nwoye One of the best ways to tackle youth unemployment and support economic and social growth is ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2017

Opinion: Lessons Nigeria should take away from Kenya’s Supreme Court decision

by Jide Ojo Last Friday, September 1, 2017 the unprecedented happened in the East African country of Kenya.  The Supreme ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Samson Itodo: Liberalizing the electoral process with Independent candidature

by Samson Itodo   The Nigerian National Assembly recently passed the independent candidature bill in the ongoing constitutional amendment. This ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2017

Fake news now influences outcome of elections – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said with advances in technology, Nigeria has to adjust its realities. Osinbajo said this at ...

EditorAugust 3, 2017

Should Nigeria adopt the 6-year single tenure proposed by Goodluck Jonathan?

by Tosin Adesina Shortly after the 2011 Presidential election was concluded, former President Goodluck Jonathan on the 18th of July ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

Sean Spicer says he would ‘proudly’ work for V.P. Pence if he runs for president in 2024

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says he would “proudly” help in any capacity for Vice President Mike Pence ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 26, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: List of the new LGA & LCDA Chairmen & Vice Chairmen in Lagos State

This is a comprehensive list of the newly elected Local Government and Local Council Development Area Chairmen and Vice Chairmen ...

AzeezJuly 26, 2017

We have no business with calls for secession, boycott – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said threats by pro-Biafran groups would not stop it from conducting elections ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 19, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Local Government election results to be declared at collation centers

The Chairman, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips has said that results of elections into Chairmanship ...

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