A Day for Loved Ones

Nigerians join the world on February 14 to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day despite the thorny issues trailing the forthcoming general elections …

Conspiracy against 2015 Elections

There is some sort of conspiracy in high places to scuttle the general elections scheduled for February 14 and 28, as tempers are rising over the inability of millions of potential voters to get their permanent voter cards. Will the conspirators succeed? …

EFCC Declares Nyako, Son Wanted

FORMER Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and Abdul Aziz Murtala Nyako, his son, have been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for offences on economic crimes. Wilson Uwujaren, head of media and publicity, EFCC, in a statement issued on Wednesday, … …

Battle for the Soul of Nigeria

The presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress, President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), respectively and their supporters as well as some foreign interests are waging a war for the control of the soul of the nation …

Controversy over Distribution of Permanent Voter’s Card

Nigerians are angry over the hitches that have trailed the current distribution of permanent voter’s card by the Independent National Electoral Commission even as All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party accuse each other of colluding with the electoral umpire to disenfranchise …

Should 2015 General Elections Be Postponed?

On Tuesday, January 27, Col. Sambo Dasuki, national security adviser, NSA, at the Chatam House in London, advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to postpone the general elections scheduled for February 14 and 28. He gave his advice based on the security situation in the country …

February Date for General Elections Sacrosanct

The presidential campaign teams of both the Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress are engaged in sabre-rattling over plans to truncate the February elections even as President Goodluck Jonathan and the Independent National Electoral Commission assure Nigerian that the date for the …

Anxiety Over February Elections

Nigerians are worried about the inability of many registered voters to get their permanent voters card and will want the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the elections so that millions of Nigerians are not disenfranchised in the February elections …

What Is in A Pact?

THERE is obviously a dire desire by every citizen of Nigeria for a free and fair election devoid of violence, come February 14 and 28 in the midst of a palpable fear. These two dates and in particular, that of the 14th is so crucial and pregnant, giving everybody goose pimple resulting from the fear of an …

Presidential Candidates Sign Non-Violence Accord

As the presidential election campaign is gaining momentum, Presidential Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, General Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress, join eight others to sign a non-violent peace accord that will help bring about …

The DSS, APC Brouhaha

The Department of State Services has alleged that the All Progressives Party planned to hack the database of the Independent National Electoral Commission while the party has dismissed the allegation as hogwash …