Category: Politics

Olanusi, Ondo Dep-Gov defects to APC

Alhaji Ali Olanusi, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Thursday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and deflected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He announced in a statement in Akure that he has resigned…

Polls: Fulanis endorse Buhari, El-Rufai

The umbrella body of five million eligible Fulani voters under the auspices of APC Fulani Nationwide Association (APCFNA) on Wednesday endorsed retired Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC). They also…

Voter card reader missing in Zamfara

Security operative in Zamfara State are making frantic efforts to unravel the circumstance surrounding the disappearance of a voter card reader, barely one week to the general elections. The Renaissance gathered that machine got lost…

News Flash: No soldiers near pools

A federal high court in Lagos on Monday barred Federal Government from deploying military to polling stations during 2015 General elections. The rescheduled general election begins on Saturday, March 28. The court relied on a…

Lest I Become An Alien…

By Kayode Popoola I am a Muslim. I love Pastor Yemi Osinbajo, cherish Dr Kayode Fayemi and adore Reverend Hassan Mathew Kukah but let me speak out before I become an alien in my dear…

Jega says no elections postponement again

By our correspondent in Abuja. Prof. Attahiru Mega, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has assured that there would be no further postponement of the general elections rescheduled to begin on March 28….

GEJ, Treading the Path of Failure

By Ibrahim Ola Balogun The protests, riots, consternation, and outcry that trailed the annulment of June 12 are still very fresh in our shared memory. One can still recall clearly those burnt tyres, cars and…

2015: UN, US back use of card readers

By our correspondent Jeffrey Feltman, United Nations Political Envoy, on Thursday conveyed the UN support for the use of card readers during the March 28 general elections as decided by the Independent National Electoral Commission…