POLITICS

Nigeria without Electoral Commission?

Attahiru JegaTHE Nigerian Constitution makes provision for national and state "independent" electoral commissions to organize, undertake, and supervise all elections under their specified jurisdictions, and to compile and maintain a register of voters.

As Ajimobi bares his fangs

GOVERNOR Abiola AjimobiGOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, by his own admission is one of the best governors in the Southwest, Nigeria. Truly, he is one of the best when it comes to imposing unpopular policies on the people of the state.

Geidam has his way to Yobe people's heart — Usman

Engineer Usman AhmedEngineer Usman Ahmed, (MNSE) is the General Manager, Yobe State Water Corporation. In this interview with YAHAYA WAKILI in his office in Damaturu, the state capital, Engineer Ahmed spoke on provision of water in the state and strategies which the Yobe State Governor Alhaji Ibrahim Geidam FNCA, CPA adopt to improve the provision of potable water to the rural dwellers. He also enumerated some achievements of Governor Geidam within his 18 months in office.

APGA crisis will make us stronger- Shinkafi, APGA Scribe

Alhaji Ahmed Sani Shinkafi,Chief Chekwas Okorie, Governor Peter Obi & Ambassador Bianca OjukwuAlhaji Ahmed Sani Shinkafi, a  former governorship candidate in Zamfara State and  National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)  is worried about the discordant utterances emanating from the mouths of supposed leaders of the party.

Why we oppose Kalu’s return to PDP-Nwaka, Abia PDP chair

Senator Emma NwakaSenator Emma Nwaka is the Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State. Last week, he addressed some journalists in the state on some burning issues. He spoke extensively on why the party is opposed to the return of a former Governor of the state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu to the party. EMEKA OKAFOR, in Umuahia, was there.