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Nigeria elections 2015

Goodluck Jonathan hands over to his vanquisher, Muhammadu Buhari.

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What is the most compelling, most impactful and most remarkable issue in the year 2015 that has just ended? In my estimation, it is democracy: its contents and discontents, its hopes and impediments, and the forceful manner in which these have more

1 Jan 2016 00:00 Reuben ABATI

As we prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, I have come before you this morning to express my immense appreciation for the opportunity you gave me to lead this great nation of ours in the past four years. more

27 Mar 2015 00:00 News

President Obama released a message to the Nigerian people to highlight the opportunity that the upcoming elections present for all Nigerians to stand together in rejecting violence and extremism and instead show their support for a more peaceful more

23 Mar 2015 00:00 News

The Pan-Yoruba summit has warned "that the General Elections scheduled to commence on Saturday, March 28, 2015 MUST not be postponed or jeopardised. Yoruba people will not countenance any form of unelected government, be it Government of National more

20 Mar 2015 17:35 News 1 Comments

I was looking forward to being in Nigeria this weekend, writing a preview for the presidential elections at the end of the month. Not the way every Telegraph reader might want to spend their weekend, I grant you, but by foreign correspondents' more

20 Mar 2015 00:00 Trumpet Nigeria

Nigerians and friends of Nigeria in the United Kingdom (UK) will commence Candlelight Vigils for Democracy in Nigeria in front of the Nigerian High Commission London on Saturday 21 February 2015 from 5pm - 7pm. This will continue every Saturday till more

20 Feb 2015 10:20 News

Who is your choice as the next Governor of Ogun State? Will it be Amosun or Isiaka or Odunsi or Olabode or Olasunbo or Paseda? Cast your vote in this Trumpet Poll now. more

19 Feb 2015 10:58 Opinion

As Nigeria prepares for the rescheduled elections in March 2015, Trumpet conducts a poll to gauge the electorate's choice as the next President. more

18 Feb 2015 15:55 Opinion

Jonathan and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are too jittery to go to the polls right now. It appears that they were rattled, feared a likely loss to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the presidential election so they blinked first more

15 Feb 2015 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

As Nigeria prepares for Presidential and Legislative elections on 14 February 2015, researchers have presented a paper to Britain's House of Commons about the multiple challenges facing Nigeria. more

5 Feb 2015 00:00 , , , , , Opinion

I am aghast at the inanity and lack of decorum being spread around by the supposedly “educated” Nigerians, just because of political opportunism and expediency. Do we have a problem with "academic certificates", especially of our leaders and more

17 Jan 2015 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 1 Comments