Elections are for kindling old flames

Everyone said I had to vote but I didn’t really see the need for the stress leading up to the polls owing to the tension of the postponement and the fact that I had long moved away from where I…

Buhari thanks Tinubu, Amaechi and Oshiomhole for victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the trio of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rotoimi Amaechi and Adams Oshiomhole for his victory in the presidential elections of Saturday February 23, 2019. In a 12 paragraph statement, Buhari who beat his main rival, Atiku…

#NigeriaDecides2019 -Election by the numbers

Starting at 8am today, Nigerians will troop out to  their polling units to cast their votes. They will be voting to elect a new president as well as senators and members of the house of representatives. As the hour looms,…

Go out and vote! – Buhari urges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all eligible voters in Nigeria to “go out vote” so that we can “better perfect our democracy.” The president also assured foreign observers and monitors of their safety. He made these comments in an…

Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria condemn INEC over postponement

The umbrella body of Nigerian bloggers:  The Guild Of Professional  Bloggers  Of Nigeria (GPBN)  has condemned the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) for postponing the Presidential elections scheduled for Saturday 16th February 2019. GPBN issued the condemnation in a…

I am disappointed in INEC – Buhari

President Buhari has said he is “deeply disappointed” with INEC over the postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections. He made this known in a statement circulated today. The statement reads in full: “I am deeply disappointed that despite…

Elections: Buhari’s supporters must shun violence – Youth Organisation (DailyTrust)

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, has advised all supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari and patriotic Nigerians to shun all forms of violence during and after general elections. The organisation’s State Coordinator and Secretary, Mr Abdul-Waheed Odunuga and…

I am on a rescue mission, says Ezekwesili (Punch)

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Oby Ezekwesili, in Kaduna on Thursday said she had the competence and capacity to rescue Nigeria from the current socio-economic and security challenges.   The presidential candidate who argued that…

Elections will be free, fair, new IGP Adamu pledges (Guardian)

New Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu yesterday allayed the fear of the opposition political parties that the police could be complicit in the rigging of the general elections. Addressing reporters at State House, Abuja, following his decoration by…

Party founded by Okorocha adopts Atiku as presidential candidate (Guardian)

A political party formed by Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, Action Alliance (AA), has withdrawn its support for Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and adopted presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar for the February 16 election. “We are…

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