Tag: Voting

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 19, 2018

The Kano local government elections and what it portends for all of us

On Saturday, February 10, 2017, the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) conducted what is arguably the most talked about ...

ToluApril 7, 2017

Based on logistics, Efe will win the #BBNaija reality TV show

by Tolu Omoyeni Judging by what we’ve seen on the internet since the voting lines opened this final week, the ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

The Thread: Why saying “I told you so” about people’s electoral choices is stupid

One of the fallouts of 2Baba’s call for a national protest was it drove a conversation on social media about ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Lekan Olanrewaju: Civic duty [NEW VOICES]

by Lekan Olanrewaju One of the most persistent revelations of any election cycle is the nature of the Undecided Voter. ...

ToluNovember 8, 2016

Liveblog: We’re giving you updates from the US election here as #AmericaDecides

The United States presidential election is ongoing and Americans have trooped out in their numbers to cast their votes as ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

#EdoDecides: ‘There are reports of stolen card readers and sporadic shooting’ – Oshiomhole

Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole says even though the election has been peaceful so far he has received reports of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

#EdoDecides: PDP alleges electoral malpractice by APC, security agencies (WATCH)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that its rival, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is using some policemen and ...

Isime EseneSeptember 28, 2016

Deji Adeyanju: 5 things Edo voters must do today

As voters in Edo State go out later today to elect a candidate to fill the office of Governor of ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 1, 2016

Lagos Fashion Awards 2016: Organizers announce release date for official list of nominees

Following the end of submission of entries on the 31st of August, 2016, Royhills Fashion House, organiser of the Lagos ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

Just In: Sheriff’s PDP begins primary election in Edo, only 1 candidate in contest

Despite the heavy presence of the police earlier on Wednesday at the Sam Ogbemudia Stadium in Edo state, voting has ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 31, 2016

Opinion: Who voted for Muhammadu Buhari?

By Ikechukwu Amaechi Voting on March 28, 2015 for the then presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2015

Why Nigerians abroad should forget about voting for now

The idea is futuristic and a lot of steps would be taken to make it become a reality, but no, ...

Isime EseneMarch 30, 2015

We hear a man was killed at INEC office in Bauchi (Viewer Discretion)

by Akan Ido There are reports that a young man has been killed at the office of the Independent National ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 28, 2015

Behold, the true heroes of our country’s democracy (See Photos)

by Kolapo Olapoju Today’s presidential and House of Assembly elections witnessed some absurd, unbelievable as well as some extraordinary occurrences. ...

Ada IgboanugoMarch 28, 2015

Don’t lie, the queue at your polling unit wasn’t this long (LOOK)

by Chinwe Okafor Embrace change and tell us the truth. This picture of a supposed queue at a polling unit ...

SolaMarch 28, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: We’ll all be happy with the results at the end of the day – Jonathan assures

by Anike Jacobs Hello Nigerians, the first citizen has assured that you will be happy with the poll results when ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 28, 2015

APC wants more time for accreditation and voting

by Ranti Joseph The All Progressives Congress (APC) asked INEC to extend the time for accreditation and voting to make ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 27, 2015

Here’s a step-by-step breakdown of how this election will be conducted tomorrow

by Adedayo Ademuwagun People have been talking about the election date for the past seven weeks now, with rumours flying ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2015

Young Nigerians talk about election postponement and Valentine’s Day plans

by Adedayo Ademuwagun The election is postponed and Valentine’s Day is free again. Now some people are venting about the ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 20, 2015

Dear INEC, how will these people vote when they can’t find their PVC?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun It’s just two weeks before the elections start and a lot of people still haven’t got their ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

‘Gbenga Sesan: An open letter to the Nigerian voter

by ‘Gbenga Sesan Let me start by saying that even a faulty clock is right at least twice a day. ...

December 2, 2013

Voting opens for the Y! ‘Most Influential People, Ideas & Movements’; #Y100 Gala to hold in 2014

by Akan Ido Y!/YNaija.com, the leading network of media brands for an evolving generation of Africans, has announced the inaugural ...

October 28, 2013

Voting begins on Nokia ‘Don’t Break Da Beat’

by Oge Okonkwo What’s up Africa! It’s time to make another Hip Hop star. Let’s vote for Africa’s next top ...

November 11, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Obama is an inspiration, any day

Nigeria is like this today because the enemies of progress have been calling the shots in critical positions. No, no, ...

October 20, 2012

#OndoDecides: Voting has begun, PDP candidate held by security agents, pockets of violence recorded

by Isi Esene The voting in Ondo State continues to progress peacefully except for some pockets of violence reported in ...

September 17, 2012

The Club, Bar & Restaurant Awards berths in Lagos, nominees out

by Akan Ido The nominees for the club, bar and restaurant awards slated for December 12, 2012 is out. According ...

September 17, 2012

Opinion: 8 reasons to vote for Jonathan again in 2015

by Jude Egbas Alright, I am done with being a Government critic—that line of work is not altogether lucrative any ...

July 18, 2012

Don Jazzy, Davido, Ladi Delano, Linda Ikeji, Toju Foyeh, Gossy Ukanwoke and others make the nominees list for The Future Awards 2012 – See the full line-up! Voting starts immediately

by Doyin Jaiyesimi As always, it’s the most anticipated list this year! The Future Awards, described by the World Bank ...

February 21, 2012

Stanley Azuakola: “When Hares roar like Lions”

by Stanley Azuakola Nigerians have needs; they will remember whoever (whatsoever) meets those needs. When hares roar like lions, it ...

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