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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.

We have only 2 godfathers in Nigeria | Akoje Kevin speaks...

Youth participation in Nigerian politics has been a cause for concern because there is the belief that young people possess the creative capacity to...

Banky W emerges House of Reps. candidate in Lagos

Popular musician and actor, Olubankole Wellington will run for the position of House of Representatives in the 2019 presidential election. Wellington, popularly known as Banky...

House of Rep. candidate, Akin Alabi speaks on policy focus ahead...

As Nigeria moves closer to an election year, YNaija is encouraging young and vibrant candidates in the upcoming elections to reach out to the...

The mindset of Nigerians during elections is unfortunately attached to money...

Unlike some years back when young politicians could not do more than be party members, the Not Too Young To Run Bill has opened...

Structures are the bedrock of godfatherism | Olusegun Akinsehinde speaks about...

YNaija has a special focus on politics and is committed to providing a platform for younger politicians to reach mass youth audiences. As we...

Here are your #Top10 Presidential candidates for the 2019 elections and...

Ahead of the October 7 directive issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to political parties in the country interested in fielding candidates...

David Aderinokun wins PDP primary in Abeokuta North/Obafemi Owode/Odeda Federal constituency

David Olumide Aderinokun, business magnate and the younger brother of the late GTB founder Tayo Aderinokun has won the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket to...

Kwara is a model for national unity

by Ugochukwu Ikeakor Since the emergence of Nigeria's fledgling democracy in 1999, Northern Nigeria has become a permanent flashpoint of violent conflict. As political and ethnic...

Lagos 2019: Ambode vs Sanwo-Olu is a new installment in Tinubu’s...

The air in Lagos is thick with anticipation. Posters of the main men seeking the APC candidature in the 2019 governorship elections have become...

Here is all you need to know about Kwara PDP candidate,...

49-year-old Razak Atunwa is a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives representing Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency. Hon. Atunwa is the Chairman, House Committee on...

The Osun re-run poll and the many lessons Nigerian politicians must...

“Notwithstanding my enormous contributions over the past years or so to building the PDP, after very deep thought and the widest consultations with my...

These are the PDP Presidential candidates, their messages and motivations

by Debo I. Akinbami The People's Democratic Party (PDP) since its defeat in the last election which took it out of power, seems to have learned...

Who is Jide Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s political nemesis?

On Monday, September 10, 2018, when Lagos governor, Akinwunmi Ambode declared his interest to re-contest for the state governorship seat in 2019 by picking...

Nigerians on Twitter react to videos of Saraki engaging young professionals

Over the past few days, Nigerians on Twitter have been expressing their thoughts on videos of Senate President Bukola Saraki interacting with young professionals...

Why are politicians receiving “free” nomination forms from support groups?

Activities gearing up to the 2019 elections have intensified in the past few weeks, with the various political parties opening the window for the...

How APC’s N45m presidential nomination form shows Buhari’s hypocrisy

Before deciding on the 45 million naira it pegged its presidential aspirants' Expression of Interest and Nomination forms, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)...

With over 10 presidential aspirants, what are the PDP’s chances against...

Twelve aspirants are currently vying for the Presidential ticket of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), thus making the party's ticket the most contested one....

2019: Saraki joins the line of Presidential declarations that comes with...

On Thursday, August 30, 2018, Senate President, Bukola Saraki declared his intention to run for the Office of the President in the forthcoming 2019...

Stopping Kwankwaso from using the Eagles Square may hurt Buhari’s 2019...

"We are sorry to inform you that the event can no longer hold on the said date because it is a political event and...

Saraki drives voter registration through #PVCIsAGoal hashtag

Over the weekend, we noticed that there was a lot of conversation surrounding PVC registration. Social media influencers even went as far as creating...

Saraki for President is a real possibility now, but will he...

However long it was going to take, Bukola Saraki’s defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been in the making since he emerged...

Money will flow in 2019 election, like it did in Ekiti

Interesting, though the Ekiti election may seem, for faithful onlookers and believers in a better Nigeria, it is the usual setback. The tragic fact...

Herdsmen Attack: Saraki calls for more responsibility on the part of...

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has decried the current spate of killings in the country reiterating that the value of human life must remain sacrosanct. Saraki...

INEC please come and explain to us what our PVCs are...

We are going to need the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the electoral body that must organise free and fair elections in 2019, to...

APC National Convention and the daunting task before Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole in his address after becoming the new Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said, “I am aware there are challenges, this...

Like Jonathan, Buhari does not deserve re-election

The nation woke up on Sunday to the horrific news of bloodbath in about 6 villages of Plateau, across 3 local government areas where...

Buhari and the Blessings of June 12

Everyone was taken by surprise. Even the President before this time had probably not given it a thought, and if he had emerged as...

Now that the President has declared, let the race begin

The announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari's second term bid did not emanate from the man himself. However, he decided to allow his unofficial spokesman and...

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

In 2015, Nigerians were eventually presented with a formidable alternative to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and without haste, latched onto it. Prior to...

Will the 2019 election be a repeat of 2015?

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