How voting pattern will shape 2019 polls By Nuruddeen M. Abdallah

The voting pattern that characterised the last five presidential elections in the six geopolitical zones may shape the general elections next year, Daily Trust investigations, through analysis of official voting figures in the last 20 years, have shown. The northwest and south-south geopolitical zones had the highest voting figures in Nigeria’s presidential elections since 1999,…

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Ekiti CVR: Slow Start, Poor Adherence to Guidelines, Political Parties Apathy Characterizes Process – YIAGA Africa

As part of preparations towards the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stepped down the ongoing Nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise to the 177 ward registration centers in the State. This is geared towards ensuring that as many citizen that are eligible, are given the opportunity…

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Youths are asset, not problem ― UN envoy

The United Nations, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, has stated that young people are an asset rather than being a problem. She stated this while presenting the report on the findings of the independent progress study on “Youth, Peace and Security” to the Security Council. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria…

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