Tag: Nigeria elections

Nigerian president talks tough on election offenders

While addressing the national caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Monday, Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari said ballot box snatchers will pay with their lives as he has instructed the military and police to be ruthless with election offenders.

NGOs react to Nigeria’s election postponement

After the postponement of Nigeria's elections; CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Ada Onyesoh, President of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom to discuss the impact of the decision.

Aide to Nigeria Delta State governor shot dead

An aide to Nigeria Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has been shot dead by unknown persons; this as INEC postpones elections to next week. Charles Aniagwu, Chief Pres Secretary from Delta State joins CNBC Africa for an update on what’s happening in the State.

Nigerians react to postponement of elections

CNBC Africa went on to the streets to get comments from the electorate about the postponement of the presidential elections.

What are Nigeria’s most challenging electoral issues?

CNBC Africa spoke to Nigerians on the street of Lagos to get their opinions on what the most challenging electoral issues they have faced in the planning of the 2019 elections.

Nigerians make last minute effort to get voters’ cards

It was a mad dash for Nigerians all across the country to collect their permanent voter's card on Monday this week, which was the final day of collection for the cards that will be used to vote in Nigeria's elections. CNBC Africa's Dara Rhodes filed this report.

Op-Ed: Buhari failed to fix Nigeria’s economy. This is why it might not be enough to unseat him

By Stephen Onyeiwu, Allegheny College Muhammadu Buhari’s election four years ago as Nigerian president was greeted with great enthusiasm, and expectation. US President Barack Obama invited him to the White House...

Op-Ed: This is the most important issue Africa’s biggest ever election victor needs to pursue

Many ask why sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has not lifted itself out of poverty as Asia has done over the past few decades. The first answer is education.