Jan 2015

Offline Poll Gives Jonathan Marginal Victory in Presidential Election

Photo: President Goodluck Jonathan

Tobi Soniyi in Abuja

An opinion poll that was conducted by a group, Youth Ballot Evolution, YBE, ‎ has handed President Goodluck Jonathan a 51 percent victory over the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) who got 49 per cent of the total number of votes cast.

Jonathan and the ELOOOO States

Photo: President Goodluck Jonathan

By Clifford Ndujihe & Dapo Akinrefon

With states like Ekiti (E), Lagos (L), Ogun (O), Ondo (O), Osun (O) and Oyo (O), the six South-West states can also be described as ELOOOO states. The word elo in Yoruba, the indigenous language of South-westerners, means how much.