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#INEC Releases Full List of (88) Approved Observers At #2015GeneralElections In #Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved Eighty eight (88) Observer groups to participate in the 2015 General elections scheduled for 14th February, 2015 (Presidential and National Assembly) and 28th February, 2015 (Governorship and House of Assembly). This is sequel to the compliance with the requirements and guidelines issued by the Commission for accreditation of observers. Find full list below ...

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#2015Election: Group Tasks #Aspirants on #Water, #Sanitation and Hygiene

According to the report from News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Abuja on Jan. 7, 2015, The National Coordinator of YouthWASH, Mr Nature Obiakor, on Wednesday urged political aspirants to give priority to Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in their programmes when elected. Obiakor, who made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, stressed ...

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Updates: INEC's Electoral Risk Management (ERM) Tool

Oladotun Fadeyiye Precisely last quarter of 2014, INEC in collaboration with African Union and International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) Sweden held a one-day workshop for INEC officials and relevant stakeholders. Core deliberation at the workshop was the implementation of Electoral Risk Management (ERM), with greater possibilities of increasing the chances of not only free, fair and credible ...

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AntiCorruption Day: Break the Chain of Corruption!!!

Oladotun Fadeyiye It is more than just an expression that corruption can be likened to a chain. Its devastating effects on social and economic development particularly in the Third World is more than worrisome. Although the word “corruption” is not synonymous to the Third World alone, it is a global phenomenon. As a matter of fact, a Yoruba language, does ...

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OPINION POLL:NIGERIA 2015 GENERAL ELECTION

Oladotun Roy Political aspirants are all gathering momentum as 2015 General election is fast approaching in the country. Evidently, all political aspirants at all levels of government from presidential, gubernatorial, senatorial candidates to local government chairman and even councillor are full of expectations of either victory or defeat. However, in the midst of these political hullabaloo, the electorates are still ...

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International IDEA Sweden and AU Partner With INEC On Electoral Risk Management Workshop

By Oladotun Olumuyiwa Independent National Electoral Commission held yet another workshop on Electoral Risk Management (ERM) in Abuja. The workshop which took place today, November 24, 2014 at the Main Auditorium, The Electoral Institute, Abuja was a follow up workshop to the two workshops previously held by INEC earlier this year. The workshop is an important step toward enhancing the ...

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PDP Stalwarts, Pro Jonathan Storm Abuja

Oladotun O. Today, 11 November 2014, President Jonathan would be making public declaration to run for the Second term in the office as the President of the Republic of Nigeria under the platform of the most powerful political party in Africa, Poeple’s Democratic Party (PDP) come 2015 General election in Abuja. And for those prophets of doom who have been ...

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[Photos] Official Launching of #30PercentorNothing

#30percentorNothing has been officially launched today 1st November at Merit House, Maitaima Abuja. National and state executives/coordinator were equally inaugurated. #30percentorNothing is a youth led platform created to drive positive change in Nigeria most especially through the increase and active participation of youths in governance towards 2015 General elections hence the demand for 30 percent youth participation in governance come ...

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Women In Parliament Commitee of the National Assembly Organises Its 4th Annual Summit

Oladotun Fadeyiye Women in Parliament Committee of the National Assembly House of Representative held its fourth Annual summit in Abuja. The 2 Day summit commenced yesterday 27th to 28th October 2014. This year summit was themed “2015 Election and Beyond: Strategies and Actions Towards Enhanced Women’s Political Participation” and it is in collaboration with Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre ...

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I want to give a renewed perspective to leadership and create a synergy between the young and the old – Ahmed Bachaka

Dotun Roy He is soft spoken but determined to be an agent of change in this generation. His self-effacing personality could make anyone pass him for just every other young Nigerian but Ahmed Bachaka has chosen to be a pacesetter in terms of leadership skills and service delivery. He has been the Chief Whip, the Nigerian Youth Parliament for couples ...

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