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2019 and the Political Parties

Given the penchant for brinksmanship that has almost become a national ideology, I am almost certain that a solution will be found on the issue of funding the 2019 general election, especially since this directly touches the interest of our politicians. Therefore, I entertain no fear that the indefinite adjournment


The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the Osun state governorship election inconclusive. Joseph Afuwape, the returning officer, announced this at the head office of the commission in Osogbo, the state capital. He said the margin between Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Isiaka Oyetola, candidate

Sagay: FG Can Invoke Doctrine Of Necessity To Fund 2019 Election

Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) Chairman Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) on Wednesday said the Federal Government could fund next year’s general election by invoking the doctrine of necessity should the National Assembly fail to pass the budget. According to him, the overriding necessity of elections and survival of democracy supersede

Ekweremadu Restates Call For Single Term For President, Govs

The Deputy Senate President , Ike Ekweremadu , has reiterated his call for Nigeria to embrace single term tenure for those occupying executive positions at the state and federal levels . Ekweremadu said this on his Facebook page @iamekweremadu on Wednesday. He noted that Nigeria ’ s political atmosphere was getting toxic

Name Countries Supporting Buharis’ Second Term — Afenifere

The apex Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere has reacted to the statement by the Minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama that President Muhammadu Buhari has the support of international community for second term. Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yinka Odumakin in a statement released on Wednesday challenged him to name the countries

2019: Buhari wishes Saraki, Akpabio, other defectors ‘good luck’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday spoke on the defection of top politicians from one party to the other. At a lunch with some APC governors accompanied by some members of the national and state assemblies and commissioners, the president wished the defectors “good luck.” “For those who have decided to change camp