3 Apr 2015 6
Everyone has the legitimate right to aspire to serve in any political office or position in a democracy provided he has not been convicted in a court of law. This is the standard although, in some spurious and uncourt decisions by some political gangsters some convicted criminals emerged right from prisons, contested and won elections, in to some political offices in the land.
3 Apr 2015 3
ALTHOUGH I may not possess the wand to predict the shape, size or outcome of the forthcoming governorship election in Lagos State, with what is on ground, the election in the State is bound to be a stiff contest between the governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Jimi Agbaje.
3 Apr 2015 1
Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the election. Kwara, a state under the control of the APC had experienced some pockets of stiff politicking from the state’s chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), which had hitherto relied on “the Federal might” for victory.
3 Apr 2015 42
IN the wake of President Goodluck Jonathan’s loss at the polls, Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political association, yesterday said it endorsed him in the 2015 presidential election for the same reason it had supported Gen. Muhammadu Buhari in 2007, which is the restructuring and development of Nigeria.
2 Apr 2015 1 Features
The official announcement from Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was the moment the vast majority of Nigerians had hoped and been waiting for. Today, history has been made, and change has finally come. Your votes have changed our national destiny for the good of all Nigerians.
31 Mar 2015
POLITICS of convenience and politics of impunity, so dishonorable and despicable, are rife in the nation’s political space. It is played by men as well as women (apparently politics self-interest is gender-blind) who, by their station, should behave with honor and excellence.
31 Mar 2015 14
THE recent defection of the Rivers State Deputy Governor, Tele Ikuru, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) few days to last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, brought a lot of heat to the polity although many observers saw it as a decision taken without a genuine consciousness of political interest.
31 Mar 2015 3
Two-term Senator and the wife of former governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure, Zainab Kure has suffered a major defeat in the National Assembly election as her closest rival, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Garba (rtd) of the APC is in a clear lead with the results of five out of the eight local government areas so far released by the INEC.
31 Mar 2015
INCUMBENT Senator representing Kogi West District, Smart Adeyemi of the PDP lost his bid to return to the National Assembly for the third term as Dino Melaye of the APC defeated him. Melaye polled 41, 120 votes to defeat Adeyemi who got 38,148 votes.
31 Mar 2015
IN the results so far released, incumbent governor, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu of the PDP is on verge of being defeated in the Niger East Senatorial District election as his closest rival, Barrister David Umaru of the APC is in a clear lead, winning all the five Local Government Councils out of the nine in the zone, so far released.