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Practical ways to restructure Nigeria before 2019 election — Anyaoku

By Monsuru Olowoopejo I nternational diplomat and statesman, Chief Emeka Anyaoku topped his illustrious diplomatic career with his appointment as third Secretary-General of the Commonwealth in 1989. He had earlier served for three months as Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1983. In this interview in his Lagos residence, the …

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I am God’s anointed for Anambra — Nnoli

By  Emma Nnadozie As the race for the governorship election in Anambra State hots up, contenders have been working round the clock to clinch the number one position.   At the last count, no fewer than 37 contenders are in the race.   Among them is Chief Amechi Justin Nnoli, 34, from …

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Restructuring Northern leaders pick the gauntlet

…It should be fair and just to all  – Gov Tambuwal…It’s just a fraction of our problem in  Nigeria – Usman Bugaje…Let’s go our  separate ways – Ango Abdullahi By Ben AgandeKaduna – In what appears to be a build up to a firm position by the North on the …

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Senate passes NAN, NBC, NTA, FRCN Appropriation Bills

By Henry UmoruABUJA – THE Senate Thursday passed the 2017 budget of the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) worth N132,550, 000.01. This followed the presentation of the report of the 2017 Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) Budget and Expenditure of government-owned information agencies during plenary. The agencies included National Broadcasting …

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Ozubulu people root for Nwoye, say APGA has outlived its relevance

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu HUNDREDS of All Progressives Congress, APC, supporters, yesterday, gathered at Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State with a firm resolve to win the forthcoming governorship poll. The APC supporters, who were led by Chief Kingsley Obuikwu and other stakeholders at Ozubulu ward 3, embarked on …

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Buhari’s group, Arewa Youths Forum bicker over President’s performance, state of Nigerians

Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has dismissed a statement credited to Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) that “majority of Nigerians are languishing in abject poverty and penury.’’ The group said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja that such a statement does not reflect the current realities in Nigeria especially as …

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My generation will protect Nigeria’s unity – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has reiterated the determination of the youth constituency to protect the unity of Nigeria. Gov Yahaya Bello Speaking in Lokoja through his Director General on Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, the Governor said the unity of Nigeria is “iron-cast and non-negotiable”. “I represent the …

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‘Ajasin’ s blue print on free education lifted many people out of poverty’

Ibadan – Eminent Nigerians on Tuesday gathered at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan to extol the virtues of the first civilian governor of old Ondo State, Adekunle Ajasin. Late Pa Ajasin The forum was the anniversary lecture organised by the Adekunle Ajasin Foundation and entitled: “ …

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PDP chieftain, Isiwele, over 1000 others defect to APC in Edo

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY- OVER one thousand members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, led by the national President of the Road Transport Employees Association (RTEAN), Alhaji Musa Isiwele and retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Roland Omatoje, have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress, party, …

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Jonathan refutes Okorocha’s inducements claim

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Former President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted reported claims by Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, that the ex-president offered him huge sums of money and other inducements ahead of the 2015 presidential election. In a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu   Eze, …

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