Tag: INEC

Much Ado about PVCs

The 2015 Elections in Nigeria kicked off on Saturday (March 28) with the presidential, senatorial and House of Representatives’ polls. The Elections would continue on Sunday for areas where voting could not commence or could not be concluded. In the midst of the massive election dust, one vital item on which INEC hinged increased credibility has failed Nigerians.  Continue reading “Much Ado about PVCs”

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Voting For Jesus

The 2015 Election is less than 48 hours away. The different candidates have gone through a gruelling and somewhat evocative campaign to imprint their names and party logos in the minds of voters. The umpire, INEC, has most certainly already printed the ballot papers. For some Nigerians however, their candidate’s logo is not on the ballot paper. They are “voting for Jesus”. Continue reading “Voting For Jesus”

Yes! We’re Getting There

Yesterday, for the first time in the history of the resource-rich Rivers State, a debate was held for the top contenders for the office of the Governor. Unlike the presidential debate, the three leading candidates took this debate serious enough to be present. The debate marked a watershed moment in the state, hopefully heralding the dawn of a new era. Continue reading “Yes! We’re Getting There”

The Wars before the Fight

Today’s article was inspired by a real life e-battle between learned colleagues of mine. These individuals spent six years together, peacefully attending lectures as students of the same department. Suddenly, battle lines have been drawn, and if not for the electronic nature of WhatsApp, some persons would have suffered unwarranted facial redesign. Continue reading “The Wars before the Fight”