Tag Archives: 2019 General Elections

Atiku Picks Peter Obi As His Presidential Running Partner

Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as his running mate in the 2019 general elections. Atiku made the choice after narrowing his search for running mate to South East, whom later picked Peter Obi, Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s supposed running mate. According…

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75-year-old Jeremiah Useni Emerges Plateau PDP Governorship Candidate

Senator Jeremiah Useni, representing Plateau South Senatorial zone has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau in the 2019 general elections. According to reports, Useni polled 1018 votes to defeat 12 other candidates at the party’s primaries. His closest rival Johnbull Shekarau got 340 votes. The 75-year-old was once the…

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Not Retreat Nor surrender – Nollywood Actress, Funke Adesiyan Declares Interest In 2019 Elections

Recently, many celebrities in the Nigeria Film Industry have developed an interest in the political world. Nollywood actress, Funke Adesiyan is not left out as she has declared her intention to run for office in Oyo House of Assembly in 2019 general elections. She made this known in her Instagram page today where she wrote; “By…

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Niger State Criminalizes Thuggery & Hard Drug Consumptions

The Niger State Government has announced that it has criminalized the thuggery and consumption of hard drugs and other illegal substances ahead of the 2019 general elections. Governor Abubakar Bello, on Tuesday, signed into law a bill to “prohibit thuggery, use of intoxicants and for matters connected thereto, 2018.” He explained that bill had given…

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80 Million Persons Already Registered For 2019 Election -INEC

Actress Mercy Johnson & Husband Prince Odi Okojie registering for PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday revealed that it had received additional 11 million voters registration as at August 5 which is to be added to the existing 70 million registrants, making over 80 million Nigerians registered for 2019 general elections. Meanwhile INEC has set…

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Youths May Determine 2019 Election – INEC Chairman

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has predicted that Nigerian youths, with their population, could be the ones to determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections. He also revealed that in addition to 68 existing political parties, the commission was processing over 130 fresh applications from associations seeking to…

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OB Focus: List Of Presidential Aspirants For Nigeria’s 2019 General Elections

As the 2019 general elections draw near, and the widespread social media campaign for citizens to get their Permanent Voters Card intensifies, a number of people have a few questions on their lips, “Who do we vote for?” or “What are our options?” Questions that imply that although a lot of people are tired of…

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We’ll Not Condone Irresponsible Political Broadcasting In 2019 – NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned that it will not entertain what it described as irresponsible political broadcasting as the 2019 general elections approaches. The commission said that unlike the 2015 general elections where hate speeches almost brought calamity to the country, it would not allow such frigtening dimensions polarize the country through the…

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2019 General Elections! PDP Amends Constitution To Favour Defectors To Contest

In preparation of the 2019 general election, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has amended its constitution to favour politicians who either defected to its fold recently or planning to do so, to be allowed to contest its 2019 presidential ticket. Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan who is the National Publicity Secretary of the party, explained that the…

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2019 Elections! PDP BoT Chairman, Reveals Party Working Hard To Pick Best Presidential Candidate

Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin on Tuesday said the party was working towards presenting the best presidential candidate from the North in the upcoming 2019 presidential election. Jibrin disclosed this in Abuja while receiving members of “PDP Ward2Ward Group” who paid a courtesy visit to the senator. According to the…

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