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PDP Is Winning In 23 States and With 64 Percent of Votes – Femi Fani-Kayode

PDP Is Winning In 23 States and With 64 Percent of Votes – Femi Fani-Kayode

Read Mr. Fani-Kayode’s full statement below: TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, PDP PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION, CHIEF FEMI FANI-KAYODE, ON SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015 We are deeply concerned by the level of disinformation and falsehood that is being peddled around by the friends of the opposition in the media and particularly their paid agents ... Read More »

#NigeriaDecides: Rivers Violence, Photo of Injured Divisional Police Officer

#NigeriaDecides: Rivers Violence, Photo of Injured Divisional Police Officer

This is the injured DPO of Abonnema, Kayode Joseph, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area. He was injured when he escorted Mr. Isobo Jack, the Rivers Commisioner Urban Development to enable him get accredited and vote. He was throughly injured but the honourable Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo reportedly begged him not to make a formal report as he would give him whatever he needed to ... Read More »

Jonathan, Sambo, David Mark Meet With Service Chiefs and NSA, New Plans To Rig Exposed!

Jonathan, Sambo, David Mark Meet With Service Chiefs and NSA, New Plans To Rig Exposed!

Reports reaching us indicate that President Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo and Senate President David Mark met with the Service Chiefs and the National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki. We understand they discussed the results and decided not to accept the results after reviewing same. They reportedly considered a first option of inflating President Jonathan’s scores in the South-South and South-East. ... Read More »

Love Your Vote – Download Revoda 2.0!

Love Your Vote – Download Revoda 2.0!

Nigerians go to the polls to elect a president to lead the nation for the next 4 years. We will also be voting for 109 Senators and 360 members of the House of Representatives to the National Assembly. In the words of Larry J Sabato, “Every election is determined by the people who show up.” As such, EiE Nigeria, one ... Read More »

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon On The Eve of Nigerian Elections

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon On The Eve of Nigerian Elections

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the eve of Nigerian elections On the eve of presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, the Secretary-General calls on all Nigerians to exercise their civic responsibility by going to the polls to vote in large numbers. He welcomes the progress made by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the preparation for ... Read More »

We The Undecided – Colin Udoh

We The Undecided – Colin Udoh

It sucks to be a Nigerian voter. Now more than ever before in our history, possibly. I know, because I’m one of nearly 69 million people who will go out on Saturday, possibly under searing heat and cloying humidity, if not pouring rain, to cast my vote for my choice of candidate to rule this country for another 4 years. ... Read More »

Nigerian Economy Remains Strong – Okonjo Iweala

Nigerian Economy Remains Strong – Okonjo Iweala

How is Nigeria faring in the face of the dwindling oil prices?  I will like to say one thing: there has been some attempt to make people feel that there is no hope; that this situation is so difficult; there is hopelessness.  I said from the beginning when oil prices began to fall by 50%. I said that this will ... Read More »

Sierra Leone: Let pregnant girls take exams – Amnesty International

Sierra Leone: Let pregnant girls take exams – Amnesty International

The suggestion that visibly pregnant girls in Sierra Leone will be excluded from school exams this Monday will do nothing but damage their education and harm their chances to better their lives, Amnesty International said today. On Wednesday Sierra Leone’s Education Minister Minkailu Bah reiterated previous comments that visibly pregnant girls could be banned from taking their exams. One key ... Read More »

Damasak: Silence, Denial and The Nigerian Government

Damasak: Silence, Denial and The Nigerian Government

Damasak is the latest in a series of Boko Haram abductions. I wrote a piece for Naij.com on what this means and why it is unacceptable. Read here Omojuwa on Naij Read More »

The Game Around Buhari’s Disqualification and The Hurdles Ahead

The Game Around Buhari’s Disqualification and The Hurdles Ahead

My latest Naij.com column focuses on the Disqualification Suit against APC’s General Buhari and the hurdles that may be ahead for him and his party. Please read Omojuwa on Naij Read More »

Government Goes After The Opposition As Kaduna Police Seek Arrest of El Rufai, Hunkuyi and Yakawada | See Invitation Letter

Government Goes After The Opposition As Kaduna Police Seek Arrest of El Rufai, Hunkuyi and Yakawada | See Invitation Letter

As part of plans to arrest APC leaders on the eve of elections, the police today (Friday) in Kaduna asked Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and two other APC bigwigs to report in their offices. Summoned to appear along with El-Rufai are Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi and Lawal Samaila Yakawada. El-Rufai is the APC candidate for governor of Kaduna state. Hunkuyi, is the ... Read More »

Election 2015: Our Biggest Fears – Gimba Kakanda

Election 2015: Our Biggest Fears – Gimba Kakanda

The elections are already here, and yet again nothing has been done to mitigate our fear of the outcomes. The apparition of the post-election violence, as witnessed four years ago, is here again. Our fears aren’t mitigated and it is not because of the people’s lack of faith in the security agencies now combing major towns and cities across the country in armoured tanks and vans full of men that seem like the cast of ... Read More »

Nigerians: Let’s secure our future with a vote for Buhari – Omano Edigheji, PhD

Nigerians: Let’s secure our future with a vote for Buhari – Omano Edigheji, PhD

For six years, President Goodluck Jonathan watched innocent Nigerians being killed by terrorists while he danced; watched our people go to bed without food while his cronies loot our commonwealth; watched our Chibok girls get kidnapped while he budgets billions for military spending that end up in his pocket and that of his cronies; watched our people cry for good ... Read More »

APC Debuts Reality TV Programme, House of Change

APC Debuts Reality TV Programme, House of Change

The All Progressives Congress APC debuts a Reality TV Show tagged #HouseOfChange, Produced and Directed by Kunle Afolayan award winning director of October 1. Staring Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Olamide, Nice, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Gbenga Adeyinka, Yomi Fash Lanso, Dammy Krane, Omojuwa and Kehinde Bankole. The Show airs from Tonight, Thursday 26th March 2015 9-10PM on SilverbirdTV and on OGTV , ... Read More »

Between Six and Half A Dozen: Nigeria Decides – Akin Oyebode

Between Six and Half A Dozen: Nigeria Decides – Akin Oyebode

Economists often cite voting as proof of the illogical nature of humans and it is easy to see why. The decision to vote often offers little or no reward to the individual voter, since you will hardly see an election decided by one or even a hundred votes. Since elections are often decided by the wisdom of crowds. In Nigeria, ... Read More »