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What Does It Really Mean to Support a Political Party in Nigeria?

What does it mean to belong to a political party in Nigeria?

There are many political parties in Nigeria, they spring up like green onions in a vegetable garden. Some evolved from older parties, while some are formed afresh. However, no matter how numerous they are per election cycle, there are never more than two or three main stalks. Their history is a splintered one and can be told from several perspectives. ...

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Ayisha Osori: How Ordinary Nigerians Can Change the Game of Politics [#CitizensHangout]

Ayisha Osori ran for House of Reps in 2015

Pep Naija on August 4 hosted Ayisha Osori, a great Nigerian lawyer and journalist, on #CitizensHangout. There, she passionately revealed many dysfunctions of Nigerian politics. Not only that, she did offer practical solutions. She ran for house of reps in 2015. Her book, ‘Love Does Not Win Elections’ mirrors her experience of Nigeria’s political scene. Called to Bar in Nigeria ...

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Must Read! Three Things We Learnt from #OndoElection

The last days leading to the gubernatorial elections in Nigeria’s sunshine state were very crucial. Despite the joint call for postponement made by some 20 parties three days before the election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) took its decision and stood by it. At the end of it all, the elections in Ondo state came through as one of the ...

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Ondo Governorship Election: War of Words Intensifies as Supreme Court Delivers Final Judgment

The Supreme Court has struck out all the interlocutory appeals filed by the Ali Sheriff faction of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Premium Times is reporting. Mr. Sheriff insists he is the authentic chairman of the PDP. However, a Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday declared Ahmed Makarfi the authentic PDP leader. A PDP aspirant in Ondo, Jimoh ...

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Nigeria Has Become Nation of Sorrow Under Buhari- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has stated that Nigerians are suffering under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, Daily Post reports. The Vice-Chairman of the party in the North-East, Emmanuel Njiwah, made this observation in Yola, on Wednesday. According to him, Nigeria had become a nation of sorrow under the All Progressives Congress. Njiwah belongs to the Senator Modu Sheriff faction ...

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Edo Election Verdict: APC Candidate, Obaseki Beats PDP’s Ize-Iyamu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the keenly contested Edo governorship election. Obaseki, emerged APC candidate in June this year, Daily Post reports. Obaseki, Chairman of the Edo State Economic and Strategy Team, defeated 11 other candidates, including Pius Odubu, deputy governor of the state. He won the ...

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Members of Nigeria’s Main Opposition Party Have Asked President Buhari to Resign Immediately

Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to leave resign from office without delay, dailypost.ng reports. The former ruling also asked Buhari to return the country to how he met it when he assumed office on May 29, 2015. Spokesperson and a member of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, stated this in a statement he ...

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Can A Public-Private Partnership Save Almajiri Schools in Nigeria?

Four years after the federal government delivered on its promise to build schools for the Almajiris, the ineffective running of these schools by state governments has hampered its vision. While most of these schools are poorly managed, others have not been opened for academic activities since they were built. Now, there are talks about bringing private organisations on board to ...

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Economic Recession: Nigerians Adjust Feeding Patterns, Focus on God, Poll Reveals

Considering the worsening economic condition in Nigeria, Nigerians have reportedly adjusted their feeding patterns. They have also embraced God to ease the present hardship. According to Premium Times, a fresh public opinion poll by NOIPolls on Wednesday revealed that Nigerians have been compelled to adjust the feeding patterns of their families, while others have resigned to fate, resorting to seeking ...

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Nigeria’s Former President Goodluck Jonathan Says Militants Are Out to Kill Him. How True?

Immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday raised the alarm over threat to his life. Recall that Jonathan was one of those allegedly listed as sponsors of Niger Delta Avengers which has claimed responsibility for several attacks on pipeline attacks in the oil rich region. In a statement by his media aide on Sunday, Ikechukwu Eze, the former President alleged ...

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