2015 Election: The Intrigues and  Expectations

By Paul Efiong   At last, Nigeria finally  conducted its presidential and National assembly election on the March  28, 2015 followed by the Governorship and States houses of assembly polls on the  April  11,  after heated and unwarranted debate by the two dominant  political parties along side  their foreign allies within and outside the country. Foreign […]

PDP: The new face of opposition

Can the Peoples Democratic Party play the role of the opposition  left behind by the APC in  the 7th assembly? Samuel Oyejola asks? The People Democratic Party(PDP)  for 16  years has  been in power and had run the affairs of the country at the federal level. But with the emergence of  retired Major General Muhammadu […]

PDP:  Trudging the path to   Golgotha?

By Victor Akaobundu After months of intense and heated campaigns laced with hate speeches, name calling, accusations and counter accusations violence especially between the two major parties the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC), the dust has finally settled with a historic victory for the APC, at the 2015 general elections, thereby […]

2015: The Silent Revolutionists

 By Abdul Rahman Aliagan Although the much talked about 2015 general elections in Nigeria has come and gone, but the memories especially to the build up to the elections will never be forgotten in a hurry. Never in the history of the country has elections been so tensed up like the 2015 election. In order […]

El-Rufai: A Beckon of Hope

APC candidate in the February gubernatorial election in Kaduna State and former FCT Minister, Nasir el-Rufai, has pledged to chart a new path of development for the state. SAMUEL OYEJOLA writes The stage is set for the February elections and the various political parties have started crossing the ‘T’s and doting the ‘I’s in their […]

Akpabio’s edges toward the Upper Chamber

  After a transparent primary, the people of Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District resolved to vote for progress couched in the persona of Gov. Godswill Akpabio. ABDUL RAHMAN ALIAGAN writes on the giant strides recorded by the amiable governor and why he may have an easy ride into the  upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly. […]

Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC

How INEC Shamed Critics

From its earliest days till now the electoral umpire in the country had to contend with criticisms and condemnations from critical stakeholders. ABDUL MUHAMMAD examines the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) journey so far, from the first Republic to the just concluded 2015 general elections, the challenges, achievement and how the INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega […]