#NigeriaDecides2019: Kaduna governor El Rufai spotted on the queue

Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El Rufai  was spotted on the queue as he waited to cast his vote. The governor who ignored advances from security and INEC officials to jump the queue stood in the scourging sun for three hours in order to get accredited and cast his vote.  While responding to reporters, Gov….

Possibilities of Ending Election Rigging in Nigeria

If someone spends a lot of money to manipulate the outcome of a contract bid to build a bridge and he is awarded the contract, do you think that person will use standardize materials to build the bridge or he will try to cut corners so he can recoup money he spend on bribing his…

#NigeriaDecides: NYSC corps member put through dehumanizing conditions

Members of the Nigerian Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have bee forced to go through inhumane conditions following the build up to the 2019 elections. Many corps members who are going to work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the forth coming elections were forced to sleep on bare floors while they await the…

#NigeriaDecides: INEC postpones the presidential elections to February 23

Nigeria’s electoral umpire the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has annouced the postponement of the Februay 16th  presidential and national elections to February 23rd, 2019. This was made known by the Chairman of INEC Professor Mahmood Yakubu who made an early morning announcement of the unfortunate development. He said: “Following a careful review of the…

Nigeria Decides: Tinubu Dumps Buhari? Proclaims “Atiku is my Friend”

As the 2019 presidential election lies barely 72 hours away, the rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been thrown into shock following the proclamation by thier  National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the opposition party PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar is his friend. Tinubu had surprisingly posed for a photo-op with PDP supporters and…

Buhari may not attend presidential debates – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that president Buhari may not attend the presidential debates holding on January 19th. The party made this position known on Sunday by sahing is nothing special in the presidential debate. saying its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may choose not to attend if he feels there are other…

Osun re-run: LIVE Updates 

The PDP and  APC are in a stiff battle for the governorship seat in Osun state. The rerun governorship election is presently taking place in the following poling units.  Ife North – Ward 10, PU2 Ife South – Olode Ward 07, PU12, Adereti Village Ife South – Osi Ward 8 PU10, Aluti Erin Primary School,…

Federal Government Fights Fake News Ahead of 2019 Elections 

As the 2019 general elections draw near, the government of Nigeria has launched a campaign against fake news.  by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP The campaign was kicked off in Abuja by Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed in conjunction with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)  and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).  The Minister…

2019 Elections: Nollywood Actress Tonto Dikeh Shows Off Her Voters Card

As the 2019 general elections draws near, many Nigerians are  yet to collect their permanent voters card.  by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP The seeming apathy on the side of most Nigerians in securing their PVCs has caused alot of concern for INEC and many civil sosiety organizations who are advocating for Nigerians to rise up to…

Rochas Okorocha disassociates himself from 2019 presidential posters

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has disowned the posters of the governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima running for the 2019 Presidency Rochas Okorocha as the Vice President The governor said the posters were another mischief by mischievous elements cowed by his monumental achievements in Imo and what he represents in the politics…