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Ondo guber: PDP’ll dislodge APC, says Jegede

Leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), has expressed confidence that his party will defeat the incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming October 10 governorship election in the state. Jegede, who was the PDP candidate in the 2016 governorship election in […]

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Ondo guber: INEC rejects APC’s notification of primary poll

The chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) fielding a candidate in the October 10 Ondo State governorship elections is being threatened as the electoral umpire, on Monday, rejected the party’s notification for its primary. The APC had on its letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which was received on June 18, fixed […]

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Edo guber: Shaibu seeks unity in PDP

Temitope Ogunbanke   Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has assured members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he is available to respond to issues as they arise and provide relevant intervention that will help in moving the state to the next level of peace and security, human capital development as well […]

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Orji’s visit to Kalu: Truce that’ll rewrite Abia political narrative

Igbeaku Orji writes on the recent visit by a former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedum, to the Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu Among the goodwill visits to a former governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, since he left the […]

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2020 budget: National Assembly’s dilemma

CHUKWU DAVID reports that the National Assembly was in a serious dilemma in the process of 2020 budget passage following the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the international crude price and the country’s revenue For the first time since the country’s return to civil governance in 1999, the National Assembly has passed the 2020 […]

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Trafficked Nigerians: Reps tackle Lebanese govt

The House of Representatives recently took on the Lebanese government over abuse of Nigerians. PHILIP NYAM captures the scene The issue of trafficking of young Nigerian boys and girls across the globe has been a major problem to the nation’s authorities for quite some time. This second slavery as it is commonly called in certain […]

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Nigeria sliding into anarchy under Buhari, says Agoro

Worried by the present state of the nation, a former presidential candidate of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, has called on eminent Nigerians to find solutions to the insecurity challenges and other burning issues in the country. Agoro in a statement said Nigeria is sliding into danger zone of anarchy under President […]

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Wike pulls out of Edo PDP reconciliation efforts

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has pulled out of the reconciliation efforts of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo. He disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the state capital. According to Wike, some members of the National Working Committee(NWC) of the PDP are sycophants and tax collectors who will never tell […]

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APC crisis: Giadom no longer a member of APC – Eta

… NEC’ll take care of them on Thursday – Giadom After the meeting of the Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday on the leadership crisis bedeviling the party, the members of the National Working Committee (NWC) were yet to find a truce to their problems. The APC factional […]

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With unsubstantiated claim, Trump sows doubt on US election

  President Donald Trump opened a new front Monday in his fight against mail-in voting, making unsubstantiated assertions that foreign countries will print up millions of bogus ballots to rig the results and create what he called the “scandal of our times.” The claims not only ignore safeguards that states have implemented to prevent against […]