As Anambra heads into another election to elect a governor that will take charge of the state affairs for the next four years, the clock has started ticking since the electoral umpire (INEC) fixed the date of the election and political party primaries.One does not need to argue that the onus to elect a flag bearer of any political party in an election lies in the hands of the party delegates in every democratic setting.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is one of the past presidents in the history of the country.He ruled Nigeria for a period of eight years from year 1999-2007 together with the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.He knows the troubles and crises that the opposition party is going through presently with the aim of reclaiming the lost mantle of leadership in the country.
Here's The Man That Could Beat Atiku, Saraki and Other 'Heavyweights' To Clinch The PDP Presidential Ticket
As we keep our eyes on the interesting political year ahead of us, we remain expectant of any possible event that could shape the polity.Indeed, there will be men with different motives who are going to make things happen by virtue of their conduct.As of now, just a few who have shown interest but we know that as the time gets closer we will see numerous aspirants under different political platforms indicating interests as it has been in previous elections.
Ekiti state of Nigeria, an agrarian community in the South West region of Nigeria is known as the fountain of Knowledge due to the abundance of knowledgeable and intelligent people.The state will be having her governorship election next year and preparations are on ground by various political parties in the state to control the Oke Ayoba Government House comes next year.
Dave Umahi is an executive governor of Ebonyi state.He was nominated by the People Democratic Party Ebonyi leaders to represent their party at the gubernatorial election in 2015 and later won as the governor of Ebonyi State under the same political platform.As a result of his good governance in the first four years, he was re-elected by the people of his state to spend another four years in office as the governor of Ebonyi state in 2019 under the same political platform.
Political parties are key players in any democratic phase, with the governing party normally being referred to as the ruling party, with the opposing party or parties being referred to as the opposition party or parties, as the case might be.Nigeria has been a multi-party country since the first republic, allowing for competition between parties.
Nigerians need to understand the fact that politicians are free to join any political party of their choice since it comes from their minds.As long as freedom of association is part of the Fundamental Human Rights, politicians in Nigeria may continue switching political parties to suit their interest but the circumstances surrounding their defections will tell us the type of politicians they are.
Almost every day now, we wake up to news of death, destruction, violence, lawlessness and chaos.The purchasing power of citizens is declining while inflation is going through the roof.Wealth and opportunities are being decimated while the population is growing exponentially: talk about the recipe for the perfect storm.
After El-Rufai Cautioned Igbo People On Presidency, See What Adamu Garba Said That Stirred Reactions
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has sent a strong message to the Igbos concerning the issue of providing a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction.He stated that they need to understand the fact that threatening the country and other tribes won't make it possible for them to emerge as the President of the country.
There has always been stiff opposition and conflict of interest between Nigeria's two notable political parties, the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) over the years, and these two have battled the seats of major political offices in the country.
In analysing the problem of Nigeria, one may probably have taught: how about giving women a chance?It may surprise us to know that it could be where the solution lies.Of course, "what a man can do, a woman can do better" - so goes the old proverb.
Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna state has shared his view on how Igbo presidency can happen and what the Igbos are doing wrong that can cost them the position.During a webinar organized by the Africa Leadership Group and tagged: ‘Developing a Viable Nation 2’, the governor who is a powerful politician from the All Progressives Congress shared his view on why Igbo presidency has not happened in the country.
OPINION: Two PDP States That APC Might Reclaim If Govs, PDP Leadership Refuse To Do This Before 2023
The year 2023 is a significant and defining one as the country will be witnessing several political events.While the 2023 is still has at least twenty-four months away from today, political gladiators have started their move to ensure they remain influential in the political terrain in Nigeria.
SDP And NRC These are the two grassroots parties established by Nigerian Goverment in October 1989.These two parties, The National Republican Convention (NRC) and the Social Democratic (SDP) were the only two parties allowed to register by the Babangida government.Babagana Kingibe was elected party chairman of SDP in 1990 over his rival Mohammed Arzika while NRC was under the leadership of Tom Ikimi, an architect from Edo state.
Nigeria as a country has come a very long way.When it comes to politics and the proactive political awareness among the populace, Nigeria tops the list of countries with the higher political participation among people, in the area of supports for political parties.Since 1960 independence till date, Nigeria had had the array of so many strongmen in the terrain of political participation.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) who is out of power after 16 years at the helms, the party now believes it can stage a come-back during the forthcoming general poll scheduled to take place in 2023 by defeating the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Many at times, politics can be intoxicating, flamboyant, funny and even annoying but the truth of the matter is that it is an institution that cannot be overlooked or sidelined.This is because of its role in governance and the development of any nation but we cannot continue in perpetuity one after the other.
Introduction.In politics, a defector is a person who gives up allegiance to one political party in exchange for allegiance to another party.Defection is rampant in Nigeria’s democratic system due to some flaws in the country’s democratic process.Political parties in Nigeria, and in other parts of the African continent, tend to lack ideologies and explicit messages that separate them from each other.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) should hold a national convention after the revalidation and registration process is completed. The caretaker committee, led by Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, will elect new national executives to take over the party's leadership. The APC has done admirably well under Governor Mai Mala Buni's leadership, with some dissatisfied party chieftains appeased, influential politicians wooed to the APC, and a successful revalidation and registration exercise. Within a political
With each passing day, we draw closer to the much anticipated 2023 elections which will be a determining point in the life of every Nigerian.That election is bound to be the most defining of all the elections held in the past years ever since Nigeria became a republic of its own.