Tag: elections

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2017

Opinion: Presidential elections only produce flukes in Nigeria. Here’s why

by Nimi Princewill Almost every Nigerian of voting age has an ideal choice of the candidate whose profile they believe ...

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AzeezJuly 17, 2017

LG polls: Lagos govt restricts movement

The Lagos State government has restricted vehicular movement in the state on Saturday, July 22, 2017. According to a statement ...

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EditorJuly 16, 2017

[YNaija 2019] Matters arising from the Senate amendments to the Electoral Act, 2010 as amended

by Samson Itodo The Nigerian Senate has received encomiums for providing national leadership in the timely and progressive conclusion of its ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 13, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASIEC releases list of candidates for LG/LCDA elections 

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has released the list of validated candidates for the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections ...

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EditorJuly 10, 2017

Osun Elections: How Adeleke shamed Aregbesola’s pride

by Alexander O. Onukwue The candidate for the PDP in the Osun West Senatorial elections which held on Saturday, July ...

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EditorJune 25, 2017

[YNaija2019]: 5 things INEC needs to get right before the next elections

by Mark Amaza It is almost 20 months to the 2019 General Elections with elections into the Office of the ...

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ToluJune 12, 2017

James Comey and his book deal, #HalleluyahChallenge | Here are last week’s winners and losers

Last week saw the political audience across the world torn in separate directions as the United States and the United ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

June 12: M.K.O Abiola’s journey to martyrdom – a timeline

by Azeez Adeniyi and Alexander O. Onukwue June 12, 1993 is one day that will continue to linger in the ...

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EzinneJune 8, 2017

The Thread: What is Nigeria worth?

Nnamdi Kanu and a section of the South East want Biafra. Northern Youths do not want Igbos in the North ...

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