We Are Not Spending Government Money On Campaign – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja reiterated his commitment to eliminate corruption in campaign financing in the country, pledging that he will not authorise the use of any money from the treasury for his re-election campaign.

We Are Not Spending Government Money On Campaign – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja reiterated his commitment to eliminate corruption in campaign financing in the country, pledging that he will not authorise the use of any money from the treasury for his re-election campaign. Speaking at the close of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, President Buhari directed cabinet ministers to take advantage […]

Buhari Handovers Campaign To Tinubu

The Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has taken an unusual step by naming the National Leader his party, Ahmed Bola Tinubu to lead his campaign trail.

Buhari Handovers Campaign To Tinubu

The Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has taken an unusual step by naming the National Leader his party, Ahmed Bola Tinubu to lead his campaign trail.

Campaign funds: Jonathan’s minister returns N23m to FG

Campaign funds: Jonathan’s minister returns N23m to FG

Adelani Adepegba and Eniola Akinkuotu The Director of Finance of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Senator Nenadi Usman, has returned N23m to the Federal Government, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. Usman was last Thursday arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly receiving N2.5bn which emanated from the Central Bank of Nigeria. A reliable […]

Crisis Rocks Enugu APC over N400m Campaign Fund

Crisis Rocks Enugu APC over N400m Campaign Fund

A major crisis has engulfed the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State over alleged mismanagement of over N400 million meant for the March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. In a well-worded petition to the party’s National Chairman, John  Odigie Oyegun, four state officers of the party blamed the alleged mismanagement […]

Jonathan demands N2trn election funds refund, audit

Jonathan demands N2trn election funds refund, audit

Following the defeat suffered by President Goodluck Jonathan and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, during the March 28 and April 11 elections, the President has asked the party and government officials who handled campaign funds to refund monies not spent, or those not judiciously expended, SUNDAY PUNCH can authoritatively report. Jonathan, credible sources said, has […]

PDP begins grassroots campaign for Jonathan’s re-election

PDP begins grassroots campaign for Jonathan’s re-election

Makurdi – Barely 22 days to the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the country, the PDP in Benue has taken its presidential rallies to the villages. The Coordinator of the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign in the state, Mr Sam Odeh, made this known in an interview in Makurdi on Friday. Odey said that […]

2015: INEC warns politicians against early campaign

The Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Kayode Idowu, has cautioned politicians against early campaign to avoid overheating the polity. Idowu made the call in a chat with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. He said INEC had issued timetable which clearly indicated the timeline […]

2015: Early campaigns as litmus test for democracy

  FRIDAY OLOKOR writes that campaigns by various interest groups, ahead of the 2015 general elections, not only contravene sections of the Electoral Act, but also threatens the nation’s democracy It’s about two years to the 2015 general elections but Nigeria’s political firmament is already awash with subtle, sometimes open political campaigns. These acts contravene […]

2015: Patience Begins Campaign For Jonathan

2015: Patience  Begins Campaign For Jonathan

Patience Jonathan has kicked off political campaign for her husband and Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, ahead of the 2015 Presidential elections despite the warning by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against such campaigns ahead of 2015. Patience’s presence in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, southsouth Nigeria, has become a liability to residents and […]