Bayelsa Guber Election: Options Before Electorate

The race to the state house of Bayelsa State is gaining momentum as all interested aspirants, especially in the opposition All Progressives Congress are vying for the party ticket to contest against incumbent Governor Seriake Dickson, who has clinched the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party …

Youths Protest against Senator Ararume

THE youths and women of Isiala Mbano in Okigwe Zone of Imo State have expressed their anger and disappointment in Senator Godwin Ifeanyi Ararume over his activities and roles in both the governorship and House of Assembly elections in the area. …

Jonathan, Buhari Sign Peace Pact

FOR the second time, President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday, March 26, signed another peace deal pledging their support for violence-free elections. …

Controversy over Card Reader

The introduction of permanent voter cards and the use of card reader by the Independent National Electoral Commission is generating a lot of controversy, and there is fear that if it is not handled carefully may rubbish this year’s general elections …

IG Warns Police Not to Violate Electoral Law

SULEIMAN Abba, inspector-general of Police, on Tuesday, January 13, warned officers and men of the force not to operate outside the Electoral Act as anybody going contrary would be severely dealt with. Addressing police officers under zone six in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, Abba said arrangements …

Jonathan, Buhari Flag-Off Campaign

President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and General Muhammadu Buhari, former head of state and presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Party, APC, start their campaign in Lagos and Port Harcourt, respectively, to get votes at the coming …

2014: Year of Political Activities

THE year 2014 promised to be an eventful one in Nigerian politics. It did not disappoint; more so because it preceded the year 2015 which had been slated for Nigerian general elections. As expected there were several political moves, mudslinging and horse-trading in the political firmament. The year …