Category: Politics

Don’t Repeat June 12 Debacle

By Prof Ishaq Akintola Nigerians trooped out in their thousands yesterday to cast their votes in the 2015 presidential and national assembly elections. They stood patiently on the queues in spite of the technical challenges….

Elections: hitches in Otuoke, others

By our corrrespondent President Goodluck Jonathan, the presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) could not be accredited immediately at Otuoke in Bayelsa as at 9:30 as about four card readers brought rejected his…

Amaechi alleges assassination plot

By our correspondent Gov Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State on Friday raised an alarm over threats to his life. Addressing newsmen in Lagos, he said that he had it on good authority that he had…

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…