APC Planning to Influence 2019 Elections with Military Operations – PDP

“Our investigation shows that part of the plot is to use the military operation as a subterfuge to unleash heavy security presence to intimidate, harass and instil fear in voters in PDP strongholds across the country and pave the way for the allocation of fictitious votes to President Buhari and the APC,” the spokesman of…

PDP Raises The Alarm Over Dino Melaye’s Safety

Samuel Ogidan, Abuja Nigeria Abuja – As police continue to lay siege to the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over the senator’s safety. The party said with the continued lockdown on the residence of Melaye by the police, the Muhammadu Buhari presidency was turning Nigeria into…

Nigeria: Elections and Human Rights

the upcoming elections will test the resilience of Nigeria’s democratic institutions to successfully conduct two consecutive credible elections. While democratization is not a linear process, many Nigerians expect further progress in 2019, including a credible electoral process.

The Current Situation in Nigeria

A USIP Fact Sheet President Buhari’s 2015 election saw the country’s first peaceful transfer of power to an opposition candidate. Elections raised hopes that some of Nigeria’s most pressing problems—including weak governance, corruption, the Boko Haram insurgency, and persistent intercommunal conflicts—could soon be under control. Despite President Buhari’s vision for reform, the country’s security challenges…

The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Containing violence at the state level will be key to a peaceful election Wednesday, December 5, 2018 / BY: Oge Onubogu ; Idayat Hassan Nigeria’s political parties are in full campaign mode ahead of national and state-level elections early next year, and unfortunately signs are emerging that election-related violence is a real possibility. It’s not too late, however, for…

Okorocha hits Oshiomhole for abusing Obasanjo

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has criticised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly abusing former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some All Progressives Congress governors. He, however, said the affected APC governors, rather than take issue with the chairman, had decided to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to caution… The…

Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

Leadership have been identified as a service which combine all human and nonhuman resources nurturing them to produce real and measurable results in any organisation or society. Any society without leaders with inherent ability to manage people and resources properly always fail. The failure of the Nigerian society is regtetable given inherent human reaources and…

Third Force Movement: Oyinlola Dumps APC

Former Osun State governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has written the APC NEC of his intention to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Oyinlola communicated his decision to the leadership of the party through a letter received at the National Secretariat of the APC in Abuja on Wednesday. It is understood that Oyinlola, alongside…

Atiku Campaign Train stopped in Uyo.

Former Vice President and Presidential Aspirant Atiku Abubarkar has paid courtesy visits to the Government House Uyo to see Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom State. He also spent time at the Ukana Private residence of the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Otedola endorses Ambode for a second term — cheepowersblog

Femi Otedola has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term. Femi Otedola has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term. The businessman made the call to Lagosians and asked them to vote massively for the governor for the great works he has been doing in Lagos despite the…

Election 2019: “I ‘ll beat Buhari to APC ticket”, Adamu Garba boasts

A presidential aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba, has expressed confidence that he won’t be intimidated out of presidential primary election, adding that he would defeat the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari to the party’s ticket. The Adamawa born young politician also said that no nobody in APC has enough resources to…

I will Restructure Nigeria in Six Months -Atiku

Buhari Lacks Business Knowledge, Cannot Regard Youths, Atiku Says At Chatham House Lecture A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the basic knowledge of how businesses works that why he can call Nigerian Youths Lazy. He also said he would restructure Nigeria in six months if elected president in…

Why the North will still vote for Buhari in 2019 –Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, speaks to TOBI AWORINDE on the socio-economic situation in the North, President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance and the forthcoming 2019 elections You were one of those who vehemently opposed Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency from the outset. How would you describe the quality of leadership in Nigeria in the…

Soyinka, Falana to Nigerians: Beware of Obasanjo – Robert Egbe

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Sunday warned Nigerians to be wary of a coalition formed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, purportedly to rescue Nigeria. They said Nigeria was in danger when politicians like Obasanjo, who “supervised the sacking of democratic governments” in Oyo and Anambra states, pretend to be the…

Oshiomole’s endorsement foolish, childish – Oyegun

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the purported endorsement of Adams Oshiomhole by stakeholders of the party from the South-South geopolitical zone as childish and a foolish charade. The South South APC leaders were reported to have endorsed former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as the concensus candidate of the zone for the national chairmanship…

Tinubu bans APC chairman, others from seeking re-election

Tinubu said the decision was to allow fresh set of people occupy party offices with a view to taking the APC to the next level in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the national leadership of the party had recently fixed May 2,5, 9 and 14 for ward, local government, state and…

Nigeria as Buhari’s ‘Suara Sobo’ lorry -Festus Adedayo

Nigeria of the 1950s and early 1960s had very many interesting personalities. Western Region had its fair share of such. One of them was a man named Suara Sobo (Sobo pronounced as Sorbor). He was a prominent transporter who held the transportation industry of the time by its jugular. An Ibadan man of the Opo Yeosa…

Lazy Nigerian Youths: We Are Completely Disappointed In Buhari – Arewa Youths

Northern youths under the auspices of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum on Friday went hard on President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent remarks in London that a lot of young persons in the country prefer to sit without working, stressing that the criticism is an insult on all Nigerian youths.   Read More at: 2019 Elections

PDP Set to win Lagos State in 2019 – Agbaje

#PDPLagosAssembly PDP in Lagos is going to win. Governorship, Senate, House of Reps, House of Assembly..” –@jimiagbaje As at the last count, 321,067 PDP members are presently at the #PDPLagosAssembly

2019: PDP considering changing name, holds emergency meeting

Reports reaching SW shows that there are moves by the Peoples Democratic Party towards changing its name. This was to accommodate one of the conditions given by those who left the party before the 2015 general elections, This decision is said to be the outcome of its discussions with defectors and other members of other…