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Adegbenro hails Buhari for immortalising Rewane, Enahoro, others

An international entrepreneur, Otunba Adejare Adegbenro, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the immortalisation of his late grandfather, Pa Alfred Rewane, through the naming of a popular Railway Station (Ujevuwu), after him. Rewane, who was a financier of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), was the maternal grandfather of Otunba Adejare Adegbenro, who is also […]

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Edo guber: Federal might or not, the people will re-elect Obaseki –Ugbo

Comrade Curtis Eghosa Ugbo is a human rights activist, and the founder of Benin Solidarity Movement (BSM). In this interview with OJIEVA EHIOSUN, he spoke on the present political drama in Edo State. Excerpts… How do you see the defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki? There is nothing wrong with his defection. As activists, we are […]

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Diri’s Supreme Court victory, plus to Bayelsa –Liverpool

The Permanent Secretary of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Education, Comrade Walton Liverpool, who is also the immediate past Executive Secretary of Bayelsa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has reacted to the recent Supreme Court victory of the state governor, Douye Diri, against the appeal of a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta […]

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Kogi West: Melaye fails to unseat Adeyemi

FELIX NWANERI reports on the failed bid by Senator Dino Melaye to turn the table against his political archrival, Senator Smart Adeyemi, following the dismissal of his suit challenging the outcome of the November 2019 Kogi West Senatorial District election by the Court of Appeal The legal battle over the Kogi West Senatorial District seat […]

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Why INEC can’t afford to shift Edo, Ondo polls – Okoye

A National Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye, in this interview monitored on Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), speaks on the commission’s preparations for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. FELIX NWANERI brings the excerpts: What is your advice to politicians […]

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No one can dislocate party supremacy in Lagos APC –Igbokwe

Engr. Joe Igbokwe, a former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State is the Special Adviser, Drainage and Water Resources to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. In this interview with WALE ELEGBEDE, he speaks on the internal crisis rocking Ndigbo in Lagos APC, among other issues There was a report in the media […]

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Guber poll: APC can’t win Edo – Obaseki

Edo State Governor and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in this interview, speaks on his chances in the poll and why the will of Edo people should not be subverted. FELIX NWANERI reports There seems to be strong opposition to your […]

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Buhari should be decisive on service chiefs –Etoromi

Lt. Col. Satchie Etoromi (rtd), an octogenarian, played a major role in the peace process that heralded the end of hostilities between the Itsekiris and Ijaws in the infamous Warri crisis. In this interview, he takes a critical look at recent developments in the country, including insecurity, corruption, alleged fraud in the Niger Delta Development […]

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Ideology of corruption

The will and determination to fight corruption has increased in societies across the world in the last two decades. To this end, the importance of effective anticorruption measures has expanded into a global political agenda with the World Bank and the UN championing the cause. It was therefore not surprising when the All Progressives Congress […]

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Sanwo-Olu didn’t endorse Idimogu as leader, says Igbokwe

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Special Adviser on Drainages and Water Resources, Mr, Joe Igbokwe, has said he remains the apex leader of Igbo All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State. This is just as he debunked reports that Governor Sanwo-Olu endorsed the lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo state constituency II, Hon, Jude Idimogu, as the apex leader of […]