Tag: primaries

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tosin adesinaOctober 4, 2018

Violent party primaries, a sign of things to come in 2019?

Primaries to field candidates for the 2019 general elections by different political parties in Nigeria is ongoing on as stipulated ...

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EditorSeptember 6, 2018

Emma Ikumeh: This is why I want the PDP to choose Saraki at the primaries

by Emma Ikumeh Former INEC chief, Professor Attahiru Jega recently made a case for competent leadership over strongman leadership. The ...

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Alexander OnukwueSeptember 6, 2018

Direct or Indirect primaries: How do we know which systems works best for Nigeria

At its last National Executive Committee, the APC announced that it favours direct primaries for elections at the federal and ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 13, 2018

Oshiomole’s biggest problem is reforming his party, not ascending its totem pole

Within the next three hundred days, the political experiment that resulted in the formation of the All Progressives Congress will ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Ondo Guber polls: Former NBA President emerges APC candidate

The former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Rotimi Akeredolu on Saturday emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives ...

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Janeth JNovember 4, 2015

How PDP plans to stop moneybags from hijacking primary elections

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that moving forward, it would no longer allow party primaries to be ...

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Janeth JSeptember 22, 2015

Violence, irregularities leads to cancellation of APC Bayelsa primaries

The primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bayelsa State, which was meant to hold today, Tuesday, was again ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2015

Jonathan accused of repeating PDP’s mistakes in Bayelsa politics

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been accused of playing God, in Bayelsa state politics. The campaign organisation of Senator Emmanuel ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2015

Jonathan accused of repeating PDP’s mistakes in Bayelsa politics

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been accused of playing God, in Bayelsa state politics. The campaign organisation of Senator Emmanuel ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2015

Jonathan accused of repeating PDP’s mistakes in Bayelsa politics

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been accused of playing God, in Bayelsa state politics. The campaign organisation of Senator Emmanuel ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2015

Bayelsa PDP: One guber candidate is in denial, another is a preacher

The tussle for the ticket of governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, is very interesting. In ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 21, 2014

Opinion: PDP primaries and the strangulation of democracy

by Onyiorah Paschal Wonders, indeed, shall never cease. While Nigerians are being made to believe that the Peoples Democratic Party allows ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 20, 2014

Opinion: APC is PDP’s waste basket | And 9 other things we learnt from both party primaries

by Abdulazeez Amir The primary elections of Nigeria’s two strongest political parties, the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 13, 2014

[email protected]: My passionate letter to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari

by Dele Momodu Your Excellency, let me start by congratulating you on a keenly contested Presidential Primary of your party ...

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YEditorDecember 10, 2014

Election fallout in Edo as SSG walks out of government

by Iyobosa Omorogie Prof. Julius Ihonvbere has resigned his position as Secretary to the Edo State Government. His resignation comes ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Isime EseneDecember 8, 2014

Just In: There have been gunshots fired at today’s Lagos PDP primaries

by Godwin Akanfe Gunshots have been fired and teargas deployed as order breaks down at the Lagos PDP gubernatorial primaries ...

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YEditorDecember 8, 2014

Senate leader, Ndoma-Egba looses re-election bid, out of Senate

by Godwin Akanfe Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has lost his re-election bid. He was defeated in the Cross River ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 7, 2014

“We are on the same page”: 7 things we learnt from Tinubu’s letter about Fashola

by Kolapo Olapoju National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has denied having any rift with the Governor ...

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YEditorDecember 3, 2014

As preparations for #Lagos APC primaries heat up, candidate says ‘results are already known’

by Simon Ateba The result of the governorship primary election ‎for aspirants under the All Progressives Congress, APC, taking place ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 3, 2014

@TundeLeye: The battle for the soul of #Lagos (Part 2)

by Tunde Leye In July this year, I wrote a piece on the governorship elections in Lagos, speaking on the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2014

Desmond Elliot wins APC’s Lagos Assemby ticket

by Kolapo Olapoju   At the House of Assembly primaries of the All Progressive Congress, Nollywood actor, Desmond Elliot won ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 25, 2014

Opinion: @ApcNigeria Primaries: Why @Atiku will defeat @BuhariGMB

by Segun Olanipekun Many opposition party members, including numerous other Nigerians, seem to have the erroneous notion that the All ...

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January 15, 2014

Opinion: Why we might never see an Igbo President

by Azuka Onwuka When a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction would come and how he would emerge, nobody can foretell. ...

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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). ...

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September 1, 2013

Orji Uzor Kalu: PDP and why our party primaries are so chaotic

by Orji Uzor Kalu I advise the leaderships of other political parties to do away with all kinds of bitterness ...

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July 28, 2012

Candidates emerge in Ondo governorship election

by Isi Esene The October 20 gubernatorial contest in Ondo State is gradually taking shape as the three major contending ...

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