INEC releases full list of 2019 presidential, guber, senatorial candidates

By Banji Ayoola The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday released the final list of candidates contesting the 2019 Presidential, Governorship and Senatorial elections nationwide. It was signed by INEC Secretary, Rose Oriaran-Anthony. The list which was published on the commission’s official website, was entitled “Nigeria: General Elections 2019” contains Presidential, Governorship and Senatorial candidates […]

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Trader Moni: INEC to probe FG for campaign violation

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government, for possible violation of the campaign finance laws. Its Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. While the preparations for the coming elections were taking shape, the […]

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Soyinka asks Nigerians to reject Buhari, Atiku

Obasanjo urges Nigerians to defend democracy Wike alleges plot to shut Internet access during elections Religious leaders task INEC, others on vigilance As the campaigns for the forthcoming general elections hot up, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has stated that neither President Muhammadu Buhari nor former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, would get his vote. Buhari […]

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Obasanjo doubts Buhari, urges Nigerians to vote Atiku

• PDP standard-bearer insists on privatising NNPC• ‘We will create functional federal structure’ Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the anti-graft war of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as a charade. as he doubted the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari . Therefore, he urged Nigerians to defend the nation’s fledgling democracy and […]

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Akeredolu launches Buhari presidential campaign council, meets Boroffice

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and Senator Ajayi Borrofice formally met and shook hands for the first time since the advent of the APC administration in Ondo State. It was at the inauguration of the Presidential Campaign Council at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor’s office in Akure, on Wednesday night. By Banji […]

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