THOUGH an estimated fifteen candidates are on the ballot for today’s Delta State gubernatorial re_run election, the stakes are, however, on three of the leading candidates.Read More
IN 2007, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said that, that year’s elections were a do-or-die affair for him and members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Indeed, the contests panned out as such to the extent that issues cropping up from those elections are still being resolved on the eve of another election, four years later, in 2011.Read More
THERE is, no doubt, a gathering storm in the political firmament of Lagos State ahead of the 2011 gubernatorial race.Read More
A CHIEFTAIN of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa State, Alh Sadiq Aliyu Jada, has sued the party and its National Chairman, Chief Okwesilieze Nwodo before an Abuja High Court in Maitama over the waiver granted former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to contest the parties presidential primaries.Read More
THE race towards the 2011 elections has continued to gather momentum.
Already, politicians of different shades are gearing up to emerge as the candidates of their respective political parties.
Like a stone dropped in an ocean will generate many endless ripples, the political gulf between Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala and Ibadan indigenes is widening every passing day. The indigenes have not hidden their displeasure with the governor.Read More
Suspense and shock best describe the unfolding political situation in Kwara State that has pitched father versus son in the bid to determine the successor to Governor Bukola Saraki.Read More
Is tomorrow’s poll cast in stone in Delta State? Ordinarily, this is not the question Deltans should lose sleep over since the umpire for the election, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had affirmed the date, but, quite a lot of people are getting worried with the intricate designs and antics of some political actors and groups in the state to box the Commission to a corner over the matter.Read More
Thursday’s re-run election in Delta State is undoubtedly a referendum on the three and a half year tenure of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan as Governor of the oil rich State. As it is popularly said, actions speak louder than words and so, Dr. Uduaghan’s actions while he was in office between May 2007 and November 2010 would speak louder than any word that the legions of his supporters are saying for him.Read More
THE worried visage after his tenure as Governor of Delta State was brusquely terminated by the Court of Appeal last November was missing on the face of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan on New Year day when he spoke in an exclusive interview with Vanguard at his Warri residence.Read More