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Edo people’ll resist rigging of guber poll – Idahosa

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State and former Commissioner for Information, Chief Charles Idahosa, in this interview, speaks on the forthcoming governorship election in the state, among other issues. Excerpts:   Ahead of the September 19 governorship election, what are the chances of the candidate of your party, Governor Godwin […]

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Edo 2020: APC not PDP has incumbency power – Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) not the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has the incumvency power in Edo State for the September 19 governorship election. The Minister, who stated this Tuesday at the National Secretariat of APC in Abuja after the meeting of the […]

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Power of incumbency won’t help PDP in Edo – Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, he speaks on recent developments in the ruling party and the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State. FELIX NWANERI reports   What do you make of the intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari in the crisis […]

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Nigeria: A gem of a country and her manifest destiny, by Ezeife

A former governor of Anambra State, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, writes on the state of the nation and suggests way forward for the country   A truth repeated millions of times remains a truth – “The Truth.” It is the truth that Nigeria is a gem of a country. All glory to God for crafting this […]

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Mass defection: Edo guber poll, a referendum – PDP

Pols (pix:Ologbondiyan) Mass defection: Edo guber poll, a referendum – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the September 19 Edo governorship election as a referendum given the mass defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the party.   PDP in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the defection […]

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2023: Ndigbo in strong push for power

Presidency: South-East predicates demand on equity, fairness     FELIX NWANERI reports on the quest by the people of the South-East to produce Nigeria’s next president in 2023 despite political maneuverings across the various political parties by other geopolitical zones and power blocs   L ess than three years to the next general election, Nigeria’s […]

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APC: PGF shops for Obaseki’s replacement

  … As Uzodinma indicates interest The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced the process of replacing the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki in the Forum. Obaseki was, until his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last month, the Vice Chairman of the PGF. He left the […]

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Ondo 2020: Olafeso remains aspirant to beat – Akinsoyinu

The Director General of the Eddy Olafeso Campaign Organisation and record member of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Ifedayo Akinsoyinu has assured supporters and delegates that former South West Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a leading gubernatorial aspirant in Ondo State, Dr. Eddy Olafeso remains the aspirant to beat at […]

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Fireworks signal Edo poll

Ahead of the Edo State governorship election, BIYI ADEGOROYE writes that the stage is set for an explosive campaign between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Party (APC)   I f the snippets of tantrums between the two major political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), […]

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Boko Haram attack on UN helicopter is a grave escalation –Ekhomu

    S ecurity expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu, has described last week’s attack on a UN Humanitarian flight as a dangerous and grave escalation of the insurgency.     He said that the capability and willingness to attack civil aviation which had not previously been displayed was exhibited in the UN helicopter attack and has […]