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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.

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...

16 simple answers to all your PVC questions

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

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...

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

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

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

What you should demand from your ideal candidate on security

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

Should Nnamdi Kanu contest for president in 2019?

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

What to expect from your ideal candidate

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

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

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

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

“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 I also...

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,...