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    PDP’s Obaze rejects #AnambraDecides results

    By November 19, 2017

    The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s governorship election, Oseloka Obaze, said on Sunday evening that the “results just released by INEC, does not reflect the realities of the votes cast on 18 November by the...

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    APC congratulates “patriotic and humble” Jonathan

    By November 19, 2017

    Unlike Pres. Muhammadu Buhari who sent a birthday message to his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, without a single compliment, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been more gracious to the former president. READ: Buhari sends birthday wishes to Jonathan without a...

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    Sen. Lafiagi’s house burnt by angry constituents

    By November 19, 2017

    A section of the home of Kwara North Sen. Mohammed Sha’aba Lafiagi was burnt down by some members of his constituents in Lafiagi town, Edu local government council, last weekend. Three persons were also killed, although the actual circumstances around...

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    Jonathan accuses Buhari’s govt of diversion tactics on #MainaGate

    By November 19, 2017

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has dissociated himself from allegations of being paid N5 billion monthly from the Pension Fund. In a statement issued yesterday by his media adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, Jonathan said the claim credited to the Attorney General...

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    #AnambraDecides: PDP asks INEC to disqualify Gov. Obiano

    By November 18, 2017

    The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify Gov. Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) from the ongoing governorship poll in Anambra state for “campaigning openly” in his polling...

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    Buhari preached a good message to a wrong audience

    By November 18, 2017

    At a reception for participants of the Senior Executive course No. 39(2017) of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, at the Presidential Villa on Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari, in his address, said the nation needs to be...

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    #AnambraDecides: Widespread cases of #VotesForCash

    By November 18, 2017

    There have been widespread cases of voter inducement by officials of the major political parties in Awka, Anambra state. Voters are being offered between N1000 to N5000 by officials of all the major political parties to vote for their candidates....

  • Scoopinions

    Will the Donald Dukes of Nigeria ever get a chance?

    By November 18, 2017

    By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I finally caught up, and had a most productive meeting, with one of my favourite Nigerian leaders, Donald Duke, in Lagos last weekend. I have steadfastly remained his fan long after he left power ten...

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    The South East is ready to abandon its poor politics

    By November 17, 2017

    By Femi Adesina At his incarnation, wise men gifted in astronomy came from the East, all the way to Bethlehem, in the south of Jerusalem, to worship Jesus Christ. They are today known as the Magi, who gave the newborn...

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    PDP unleashes its big boys at final Anambra rally

    By November 17, 2017

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday said that the only way for Igbo to have a voice in Nigeria and to end marginalization is to return the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Anambra State in next Saturday’s governorship election in the...

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    APC vs APC: Banire files suit asking Ambode to stay off his mum’s house

    By November 17, 2017

    The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Muiz Banire, has written to the Attorney-General and Lagos State Commissioner of Justice to request that the Lagos State government should refrain from taking further action in respect of...

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    Ex-Gov. Aliyu arraigned in Minna for money laundering

    By November 17, 2017

    Former Niger governor Babangida Aliyu was on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charge of money laundering. The ex governor was arraigned alongside a former Commissioner of Environment, Umar Nasko, on 8-count charge of criminal conspiracy...

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    Comms minister: “Govt cannot allow unguarded use of social media”

    By November 17, 2017

    According to the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, the government has no plans to restrict access of Nigerians on social media nor to limit their freedom of expression on the various platforms. He however said government cannot allow unguarded use...

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    An accident El-Rufai can’t help

    By November 17, 2017

    By Azu Ishiekwene Governor Nasir El-Rufai may have been an accidental public servant by his own account, but he may well be the sort of accident that the public service needs. In a battle that promises to be nasty, the...

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    Jonathan pushes back against Tinubu’s corruption shot

    By November 17, 2017

    Goodluck Jonathan is pushing back against allegations by former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu, that he presided over a very corrupt administration. At the presentation of a book titled, “Making Steady Sustainable Progress” authored by President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aides at the...

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    Why family planning is crucial in Nigeria

    By November 16, 2017

    By Chijioke Kaduru Access to Family Planning and Reproductive Health information and services is widely acknowledged as the bedrock of gender equality. Access to Family Planning and Reproductive Health information and services is an essential right for our women and...

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    Ex-Pres. Jonathan says Farida Waziri was hired to attack him

    By November 15, 2017

    Former Pres. Goodluck Jonathan has debunked claims by a former chairperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Farida Waziri, that he asked her to release a corruption suspect when she served as head of the agency in the...

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    “I wish Pres. Buhari had called me today” – Gov. Fayose says

    By November 15, 2017

    Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, turned 57 on Wednesday. Speaking to journalists in his office, he said one of his big wishes on his birthday was to be called by Pres. Muhammadu Buhari with a congratulatory birthday message. “My...

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    Sen. Ndume resumed today and desperately wanted to be heard

    By November 15, 2017

    Borno South Sen. Ali Ndume, who had been on suspension for the past seven months, resumed at the Senate on Wednesday. And he was desperate to be heard. Raising a point of order during plenary, Ndume sought the leave of...

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    Buhari orders reinstatement of Gov. Obiano’s security aides

    By November 15, 2017

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka for the grand finale of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Rally, the...

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