Tag: governorship

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2015

“We never saw any election take place in Rivers” – Army Officers

The Nigerian Army, has revealed that armed thugs invaded several polling units in Rivers state on April 11, and made away with election ...

Isime EseneApril 5, 2015

YNAIJA PREDICTION: Like Kaduna, we predict APC’s Abdullahi Ganduje will win Kano gov’norship election

The battle for the governorship elections in the Kano state, the largest in the north western part of the country, will ...

Isime EseneMarch 31, 2015

YNAIJA ENDORSEMENT: We endorse PDP’s Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for Enugu governor

As we move closer to the gubernatorial elections scheduled for April 11, the editorial team at YNaija.com will be endorsing the ...

YEditorDecember 9, 2014

Who are the @PDPNigeria governorship aspirants?

by Godwin Akanfe All the governorship primaries for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) held across Nigeria yesterday, Monday, December 8, ...

YEditorDecember 9, 2014

‘A sham!’ ‘We will fight it!’ || Obanikoro is not even playing this night

by Godwin Akanfe Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has rejected the result of the Lagos PDP governorship ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 20, 2014

“Hope renewed, equal opportunities” – Why you should vote for Tokunbo Wahab (VIDEO)

by Damilola Jagun Tokunbo Philip Wahab Esq. is gunning for the seat of governor in Lagos State, and has released a ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Diamond Bank MD, Alex Otti resigns to contest for Abia governorship

by Kolapo Olapoju The Group Managing Director/CEO of Diamond Bank Plc, Alex Otti, has resigned, to contest for the governorship ...

YEditorOctober 18, 2014

Race for governorships – Bello announces intention in Niger

by James Sambo A former Minister of Commerce, Mustapha Bello, has become the latest person to join the Niger State ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2014

Elumelu announces Delta governorship aspiration in church

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Health, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has declared his intention to run ...

January 9, 2014

‘They are all fake’: Billionaire businesswoman, Folorunsho Alakija denies governorship aspiration

by Oge Okonkwo One of Africa’s richest women Folorunsho Alakija has denied reports that she is joining the gubernatorial race ...

December 29, 2013

PDP can never win in Nigeria again – Amaechi

by ‘Jola Sotubo Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers has spoken out against his former party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). ...

December 26, 2013

INCREDIBLE: INEC ‘registered a 37-year-old male BOWL OF RICE as voter’ in Anambra elections (See Photo)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The recently concluded governorship elections in Anambra were controversial for a number of reasons. First the names ...

November 25, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Decisive factors in the Anambra election

by Ochereome Nnanna They are calling for fresh elections. But on the other hand, Nwoye’s party, the PDP, APGA and ...

November 22, 2013

Opinion: Another election, another blunder by INEC!

by Levi Obijiofor Would Jega accept responsibility for the botched governorship election in Anambra State? No, he won’t. It is ...

November 17, 2013

#AnambraDecides: “INEC acted out a script” – APC gives reasons for calling for total cancellation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded a total cancellation of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State based on the ...

November 15, 2013

120 Anambra state election observers arrested and detained

    According to a press release by lawyer and activist, Mr Festus Keyamo, the Commissioner of Police in Imo ...

November 5, 2013

Opinion: Revisiting Amaechi’s 2007 mandate

by Jite Ogunye There is a political crisis in Rivers State and obviously the PDP wants Amaechi out of power. ...

September 20, 2013

Opinion: In praise of Mohammed Abacha’s defection

by Abdullahi Sadiq Fagge General Buhari was frequently in court, seeking justice. But ironically, the CPC is treating its members ...

April 16, 2013

Opinion: How much of lies will earn Omisore a governorship ticket?

by Lateef Raji In June last year when Iyiola Omisore threatened to stop the convoy of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to ...

October 25, 2012

“Snobbish, arrogant and power-thirsty” – Afenifere attacks Tinubu

by Isi Esene The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has sent a message to the newly re-elected governor of Ondo State, ...

October 20, 2012

#OndoDecides: Voting underway in Ondo State governorship election

Reporting by Gbadebo Daniel (YNaija Ondo Correspondent) The elections in Ondo State is going on smoothly with reports of violence ...

October 4, 2012

#Lobatan: “A vote for Mimiko is a vote against the Yoruba race” – Rauf Aregbesola

by Isi Esene The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has denied claims by the opposition that the former Lagos State ...

July 19, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: The graveyard of champions (YNaija Frontpage)

It does not matter what party you belong to or which “heavyweight” opposes your election; if you want to remain ...

April 1, 2012

Not bad – Civil Society Situation Room assesses Kebbi governorship election

by Hauwa Gambo Yesterday, the re-run election for the Kebbi governorship held, as conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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