Revealed: How Wealthy Nigerian Offered N1 Billion To UK Data Firm Influence Presidential Election

Revealed: How Wealthy Nigerian Offered N1 Billion To UK Data Firm Influence Presidential Election

An unnamed wealthy Nigerian offered N1 billion to a UK-based data company to smear President Muhammadu Buhari in the run up to the last Presidential elections, it has been revealed. SCL, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, the data company at the centre of Facebook’s data breach was approached by the wealthy Nigerian to mine […]

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 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 […]

Former Speaker, Bankole, Enters Ogun Governorship Race

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has put himself forward as a candidate to represent the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s governorship election in Ogun State. Bankole, who spoke at PDP stakeholders’ meeting in Abeokuta, the state capital, requested to be the party’s flag bearer at the 2015 governorship election […]

21 Parties To Contest Ekiti Guber Poll

Twenty-one political parties have signified their intention to participate in the Ekiti governorship election coming up on June 21. According to the Ekiti State Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), the list was still subject to change as some more parties might still show interest while some that had already indicated interest might choose to opt […]

INEC To Start Issuing Permanent Voter Cards In June

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on, will begin the issuance of permanent voter cards to eligible voters from June, the Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, disclosed in IIorin on Wednesday. Jega, speaking on challenges of a fraud-free election under a democratic dispensation in Nigeria, at a lecture organised by the Mustapha Akanbi […]

Ekiti Poll: PDP Withdraws Obafemi's Cleareance

Hopes of one of the aspirants in the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to run for the governorship election were dashed on Wednesday as the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) of withdrew the provisional clearance given by the party’s Screening Appeal Committee. A statement by Mr Olisa Metuh, the party`s National […]

Settle You Differences, NGF Boss Urges Factions

The Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Mr. Asishana Okauru, appealed to the feuding groups to settle their differences in order contribute to development in the country. The once influential NGF broke into two two factions on May 24, 2013 following a disputed election for the chairman of the group, with one group now […]