Tag Archives: ELECTION

Why We Sell Our Votes, Nigerians

BY AYODELE ADEDAMOLA With recent happenings in the country as a background, our reporter went to town to pose the question: why do people sell their votes? The responses are as interesting as they are useful: The reason why people sell their vote is because of policy apathy to politics. Political apathy means having less or no interest in politics. …

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ATIKU’S SCRIPT …..an insight to how he might wrestle power from Buhari

THE 14 IRREFUTABLE UNWRITTEN LAWS OF STRATEGIC POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA: PREVIEW: FRAUD FILES OF CORRUPTION ATIKU VS BUHARI Part 1 “This case history demonstrates how, over an eight-year period from 2000 to 2008, Ms. Douglas and Mr. Abubakar were able to bring over $40 million in suspect funds into the United States, primarily through wire transfers sent by offshore …

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Gov Primary: APC Disqualifies Shittu, Clears Ambode, Sanwo-Olu, Others

The sun may have truly set on the gubernatorial ambition of the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu. This is because the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has truly disqualified him from contesting Saturday’s Oyo State APC governorship primary. The party however cleared Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode and his two challengers Obafemi Hamzat and Jide Sanwo-Olu. The …

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14-Year-Old Ethan Sonneborn To Run For Governorship In US

ONE of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn’t old enough to vote, let alone drive. Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot and is taking his place with the state’s more age-appropriate candidates on the Tuesday primary ballot, to say nothing of …

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Lamido At Obasanjo’s House: I Have Come To My Father To Seek Guidance

A presidential aspirant and former governor of Jigawa State,  Sule Lamido, who is wooing prominent Nigerians in the bid to solidify his political ambition, has described former president. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as his father. Lamide made the declaration on Monday when he visited the former President, at his Abeokuta presidential residence. He emerged after about a two hours meeting with Obasanjo …

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FOR THE RECORDS: Why We Annulled June 12 Elections- Babangida

The text of the nationwide broadcast by thne Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, officially announcing the annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election believed to have been won by Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Fellow Nigerians, I address you today with a deep sense of world history and particularly of the …

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Voter Registration: Osun declares next Monday public holiday

The Osun Government has declared Monday next week public holiday to enable the workers in the state to participate in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). Obawale Adebisi, Commissioner for Home Affairs, said in a statement on Thursday in Osogbo, that the holiday was to provide ample opportunity to eligible voters to participate in the exercise. Adebisi urged those that …

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OBIANO SWORN IN FOR SECOND TERM AS ANAMBRA GOV

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano; and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke, have been sworn in for a second term in office. The Chief Judge of the state, Justice Peter Umeadi, led them in the oath of office. In his speech, the governor vowed to fight criminals in the state to a standstill. He said he would tighten security to …

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