“The 2019 elections took place in a generally peaceful environment,” said AU observer mission head Hailemariam Desalegn, who is the former prime minister of Ethiopia. Read more.
Full Name: Omoyele Sowore. Date of Birth: February 16, 1971, Nigeria. Origin: Ondo State. Nationality: Nigerian. Occupation(s): Blogger, Writer, Lecturer, Human rights activist. Website: Founder of SaharaReporters.com. Continue with Omoyele Sowore Biography and Profile.
Who is afraid of Omoyele Sowore? Obviously all the five presidential candidates for the debate are afraid of Sowore. Sowere is a unique candidate with a unique revolutionary message. He’s driven by fearless ideas.
Nigerians, for this election, must insist on the presidential debates and every intending candidate must be ready to defend his or her policy document, failing which makes the people’s choice of candidate easier.
Liewerscheidt said Abubakar’s courting of the Igbo vote could help him: “There are huge Igbo communities scattered across the country. In a key battleground state such as Lagos, this could swing the vote in Atiku’s favour,” he said.
Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola was born in Iragbiji in Boripe LGA of Osun State on 29 September 1954. Continue with Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola Biography and Profile.
Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola is the fifth civilian governor of the state, created in August 1991. Others before him were Isiaka Adeleke, who ruled between 1992 and 1993, Chief Bisi Akande,(1999-2003), Olagunsoye Oyinlola(2003-2010) and Rauf Aregbesola(2010-2018).
Malam Garba Shehu: “The former President and his party have nothing to say about achievements. They ruled the country for 16 years and what is their record on jobs, power, rail, seaports, airports and internal security, including the crippling disaster of terrorism?’’
Earlier on Thursday, the Nigerian senate suspended its session in honour of what it said were 44 dead soldiers after an attack in Metele in the northeastern state of Borno on Sunday.
At the plenary on Thursday, the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, read letters from Ahmed Abu (Niger State) and Stephen Olemija (Ondo State) announcing their defections to the Social Democratic Party and the Action Alliance, respectively.
“The message was so condescending, it was as if Nigerians did not know what to do and needed an Obama to direct them,” Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said.
Nigerian PDP candidate Atiku Abubakar will seek to boost investment in the country’s oil sector if he becomes president next year, according to a draft copy of his manifesto.
Abiola Ajimobi was born on 16 December 1949 to the Ajimobi of Ibadan at Oja-Oba, Ibadan. It was a political family. Continue with Abiola Ajimobi Biography and Profile.