Exclusive – 2015: Jega’s Plan To Print Election Materials Abroad Causing Ripples

The decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to print materials for the 2015 general election abroad is causing ripples within The Presidency and the economic management team. The Commission under the chairmanship of Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega is believed to be finalizing arrangement to print and import all the materials needed for the […]

2015: Jonathan's Declaration After Student Deaths, Insensitive – APC

Nigeria’s main Opposition Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has questioned President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to declare his ambition for a second term less than 24 hours after about 50 students were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Potiskum, Yobe State. The Party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, on […]

2015: Jonathan Defies Opposition, Declares Intention Re-Contest

President Goodluck Jonathan has formally declared his intention to run for the 2015 presidential elections. Making his intention known at the Eagle Square Tuesday in Abuja, Jonathan said that his government would come hard on corruption government officers saying that hard times await any found to be involved in corrupt practices. Tuesday’s declaration went ahead […]

Deregistered Parties Can't Field Candidates In 2015, INEC Insists

Deregistered political parties will not be able to field candidates for the 2015 general election unless they seek re-registration, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Sunday. Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja in a judgement in July 2013, voided INEC’s decision deregister and ruled that INEC had no powers to […]