YNaija2019

Nigeria’s urgent challenge is to get the best options for candidates in the 2019 general elections.
We are putting pressure on citizens to make that happen.

Is the Red Card Movement the alternative to the PDP/APC duopoly?

by Usman Alabi, Dolapo Adelana In 2015, Nigerians were eventually presented with a formidable alternative to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and without haste, latched...

Will the 2019 election be a repeat of 2015?

by Usman Alabi It is perhaps too soon to begin to count the numbers, but this is exactly how 2015 occurred, the election that changed...

16 simple answers to all your PVC questions

by Usman Alabi Here are answers to some common questions about the Permanent Voters Card (PVC). Where can a person register to become a voter? The...

Be not deceived, everything Buhari does this year is geared towards...

The Benue massacre perhaps has the potential of becoming President Muhammadu Buhari's undoing as the Chibok girls abduction did to his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan....

President Buhari has plans for 2019 and re-election may be one...

There is no doubt that the President’s doctors in the UK had 2019 in mind when they held him on medical storage for more...

Atiku is only interested in the Party that can hand him...

by Usman Alabi   The 2019 political transfer window opened with the movement of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Beware, they will come to you with restructuring, but do they...

by Usman Alabi   It is easier to campaign on an issue than to see it through when presented with the opportunity to do so, ask...

What you should demand from your ideal candidate on security

by Usman Alabi Insecurity is now a major issue in the country. It is as real as every other challenge that hinders the progress of...

Should Nnamdi Kanu contest for president in 2019?

by Usman Alabi Perhaps the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu should run for the office of the President in 2019. It...

What to expect from your ideal candidate

by Usman Alabi What do you expect from your ideal candidate in 2019, especially given the present state of the polity? It is not possible that...

It was change in 2015, what word will politicians in campaigning...

by Usman Alabi It may appear too early to begin to envisage the political campaign currencies that would be used in the 2019 elections. Yet...

This 32-year-old Muslim running for governor in America may be a...

by Usman Alabi “I’m relatively young, I’m relatively brown, and I’m relatively Muslim. And so to a lot of people those would be disqualifying. But...

Matters arising from the Senate amendments to the Electoral Act, 2010...

by Samson Itodo The Nigerian Senate has received encomiums for providing national leadership in the timely and progressive conclusion of its amendments to the Electoral Act,...

“Sadly, women are only placeholders in Nigerian politics” | Top 10...

Party Politics 101 held July 8 and saw the attendance of three former political aspirants from the PDP and the APC and, issues accruing...

#2019InFocus: Getting ready for Nigeria’s first Democracy Generation

by Mark Amaza In less than two years’ time, the fifth General Elections of our Fourth Republic will take place but with one marked difference:...

#2019InFocus: 5 things INEC needs to get right before the next...

by Mark Amaza It is almost 20 months to the 2019 General Elections with elections into the Office of the President, 30 governorship seats and...

Kola Oyeneyin: Why I am raising funds for Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour’s LG...

by Kola Oyeneyin My name is Kola Oyeneyin. I am a deep believer in a Nigeria that works, not only for a few but for...

YNaija2019: Maybe you should take Ayodele Fayose-for-President seriously?

by Mark Amaza On the third anniversary of his victory in the 2014 gubernatorial elections, Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose held a rally at the...

It is settled: Nigerians don’t want old men for the presidency...

by Mark Amaza Today, polling firm NOIPolls released the results of a nationwide survey it conducted together with BusinessDay Media that revealed that majority of...

LONG READ: Why the political primaries are the most important thing...

by Wilfred Okiche In December 2014, the Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held its primaries to determine the party’s flagbearer for...

YNaija2019: These are the 10 Nigerians that SHOULD run for president...

by Wilfred Okiche Aside from the office of the citizen, that of the president is the most important one in the land. Recent events have...

Ready, set… launching YNaija 2019 – because the citizen is always...

It's barely two years since Muhammadu Buhari defeated then incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan at the polls to emerge Nigeria's president. Since that time, as we...