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The Importance of Voting in a Truly Democratic Society – By Adewale T. Akande

By Adewale Akande | Barcelona, Spain | February 28, 2019 –  In a true democratic society, it is essential to ensure a government that follows the will of the people and not the one that force the people to follow it, that is, a “government of the people, by the people, and for the people” […]

Ndigbo should be wary of Fani-Kayode and Obasanjo By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | February 28, 2019 –  Ndigbo should be wary of Fani-Kayode and Obasanjo By Tochukwu Ezukanma   In his earlier writings, Femi Fani-Kayode venomously castigated the Igbo. He accused us of excessive greed and unbridled tribalism, and indicted us for virtually everything that ever went wrong in Nigeria. Olusegun […]

Breaking: INEC set to declare Buhari President-Elect, with over 15m votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to announce President Muhammadu Buhari president-elect, following the collation of results of the 23 February election. INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu will make the announcement at 3am on Wednesday. At the end of collation on Tuesday night, President Buhari crossed the 15 million mark in votes scored in 36 […]

Polls: Saraki concedes, wishes those who emerged best of luck

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that in spite of the reported inadequacies that attended last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State, he is wishing the candidates who emerged from the election the best of luck. Dr. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph […]

Election 2019: A list of newly elected senators by state

Bashir slams one-year state of emergency on Sudan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declared a nationwide state of emergency on Friday and dissolved the government in an effort to quell weeks of demonstrations that have rocked his iron-fisted rule. Deadly protests have broken out across the east African country since the government tripled the price of bread on December 19, with demonstrators accusing the […]

US Lawmaker Worried That Nigeria’s Presidential Election Results ‘Are Being Tampered With’

Christopher Henry Smith, a US representative and ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, has expressed concerns about the credibility of the Nigeria’s presidential election. This was contained in a statement issued by the US representative on Sunday. Smith said officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in states like Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo […]

Senate President, Saraki, Akpabio lose senate reelection

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday became one of the major casualties of the 2019 general elections as he lost his bid to return to the Senate. Apart from Saraki, the other two senatorial candidates of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, lost to the All Progressives Congress. Saraki lost to the Kwara […]

Sen. Oduah wins Anambra North Senatorial District poll

Onitsha (Anambra) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah winner of the Anambra North Senatorial District. Declaring the result on Monday in Onitsha, the Returning Officer, Prof. Hugh Maduka, said Oduah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 113,989 votes to defeat 20 other candidates. He […]

Oluremi Tinubu retains Lagos Central senatorial seat

Lagos – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared Sen. Oluremi Tinubu winner of February 23 election in Lagos Central Senatorial District. The Returning Officer, Prof. Oyeyemi Oyedola of the University of Lagos, said Mrs Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 131,735. She defeated Onitiri David of the Peoples Democratic Party […]

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