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Sanwo-Olu’s giant strides at 55

TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE writes on achievements of Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who clocked 55 yesterday Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu clocked 55 yesterday. At 55, Sanwo-Olu, not only stands tall among his contemporaries, but remains a model to his generation. Born on June 25, 1965 in Lagos State, the governor is an exemplary […]

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2023: PDP BoT wants united, stronger party

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for unity among party members ahead the 2023 general election. The board met in Abuja on Wednesday to review the activities in the party. BoT Chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin, in a statement at the end of the meeting, said the board welcomes […]

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Anambra 2021: Ekwunife’s eyes on PDP ticket

OKEY MADUFORO reports on the bid for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2021 election in Anambra State by the senator representing Anambra Central at the National Assembly, Uche Ekwunife There is no doubt that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State led by Chief Ndubuisi Nnobu is […]

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It’s insensitive to accuse Buhari of lopsided appointments – Odeyemi

Comrade Oladimeji Odeyemi, a security analyst and a counter-terrorism expert, is the Convener of the Coalition of Civil Society Groups Against Terrorism in Nigeria. In this interview, he speaks on the war against insurgency, alleged lopsidedness of appointment in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, among others. WALE ELEGBEDE reports As a counter-terrorism expert, what […]

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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 […]