In several polling units in Lagos, voters turned out in scanty numbers, and this is despite the fact that the INEC officials arrived late to most units. This was not the case with the February 23rd elections. Where Nigerians in their numbers waited patiently for INEC officials in the hot sun, determined to cast their votes and make it count.
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Some Nigerian residents in Ghana, have expressed shock and disappointment at the postponement of the Nigeria’s presidential and National Assembly elections hours before voting was scheduled to start, blaming incumbent President Buhari for the decision. Announcing the postponement of the polls about 3 a.m. last Saturday, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, said: “FollowingRead more
The Social Democratic Party (SDP), had declared a former Governor of Cross River, Mr Donald Duke, as the winner of the election primaries and its flag bearer for the 2019 General Elections on October 6th.However, few hours ago, an FCT High Court in Maitama Abuja, declared, a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, as the winner of the presidentialRead more
Before progressing, let’s remind our selves that Nigeria was the fastest growing economy in Africa and deemed a good place for investments during the GEJ administration. Employment was on the increase and Food was still available and affordable by ordinary citizens! This is not to say that the past administration had it all covered, but no government can be perfect. However, the availability of food,jobs and international image was mostly important and the past administration was doing well in this regard.Read more
For most Nigerians aged forty years and below, the above postulation is merely disingenuous.Read more
Where is the controversial “Ohanaeze Indi Igbo” have they responded to the senates stance on restructuring! What is the position of Ohanaeze indi Igbo, now that the restructuring upon which their stance against the agitation of Biafra was based have been killed in the senate. Their only option of salvaging what may have been left of the unity of theRead more