2015 Election: How Goodluck Jonathan Shocked his Supporters – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

  “When I entered the Villa, the president was in one of the living rooms with the Vice President, some advisers, and a group of politicians who were arguing passionately about the conduct of the elections and irregularities of which they said they had evidence, such as videos of underage voting in certain parts of […]

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Meet Eight Desperate Politicians with N232bn Corruption Cases who may Finance Buhari’s re-election

At least eight out of the politicians working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 election have pending corruption cases worth N232bn, checks by Saturday PUNCH have revealed. Investigation by our correspondents showed that the amount involved in the various graft cases, which are currently pending before security agencies, especially the […]

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History of how former Senate Presidents’ were Impeached

HISTORY OF NIGERIAN SENATE PRESIDENT AND HOW THEY WERE IMPEACHED.* Before we impeach Saraki we must first go back to History and see how previous senate presidents were impeached in Nigeria. 1). EVAN Enwerem elected in 1999. Enwerem occupied the office for only six months before trouble came calling as he was impeached by 90 […]

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Why I prefer Omoyere Sowore as Nigeria’s next President by Adeyeye Olorunfemi

1. In less than 6 months, Sowore, without owning a private jet has travelled to 28 States in Nigeria and over 10 Countries engaging Nigerians everywhere they are. He has communicated to Nigerians more than the sitting President Buhari. – *I think I prefer this ‘Students’ Union President’* 2. He has thoroughly shaken the polity by […]

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2019: Pre-election issues may threaten Nigeria’s democracy – Frederick Fasehun

Frederick Fasehun, a former national chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) and founder of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and presently a national leader of the Green Party (GP), in this exclusive interview with INIOBONG IWOK, says next year’s general election in the country would not be credible with the present composition of […]

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Political Scientists: The problem with democracy is voters

Consider the curious case of New Jersey in 1916: That summer, there was a string of deadly shark attacks along the Jersey Shore. As a result, Woodrow Wilson lost his home state in the presidential election. Why, you ask? Because the beachfront towns (which rely on tourism) were negatively impacted by the attacks. Though Wilson […]

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Elections are not our problem; the structure is!

The Arabian Peninsula has a very rich history dating 6000BC. The peninsula was occupied by Bedouins…the modern day Arabs. The peninsula is mostly sandy desert, hard rocky mountains, and wetlands around the coastal areas. To say this is one of the most uninhabitable places on earth is an understatement! Summer temperatures are so high that […]

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Nass can’t reconvene without committee’s report on electoral matters – Saraki/Dogora

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, say no date has been fixed to reconvene national assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari had urged the national assembly to reconvene so as to approve N242 billion for the 2019 elections. Last week, Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker of the house of representatives, said […]

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OSHIOMHOLE IS IGNORANT, RECKLESS AND UNCOUTH – Saraki’s aide

PRESS RELEASE: MY RESPONSE TO ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE – Bukola Saraki August 10, 2018: 1. It is rather surprising that Mr. Adams Oshiomhole is behaving like a rain-beaten chicken, crying all over the place about Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, as if the Senate President is the apparition haunting his life and the sinking ship that he […]

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