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Falana, Ajulo disagree as NGO Bill breeds different strokes

By Charles KumoluTHE divergent dispositions to the bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Non-Governmental Organisations,NGOs, Regulatory Commission, surprisingly took a different dimension yesterday in the human rights community as leading activists took opposing positions. Falana and Ajulo The development which happened  on a day the public …

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PDP’s convention positioned it for defeat in 2019 — Udeogaranya

A presidential aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, has said the outcome of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, convention has positioned it for easy defeat by APC. Charles Udo Udeogaranya Speaking with Vanguard after Uche Secondus emerged PDP National Chairman, Udeogaranya urged the National Chairman of APC, …

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PDP convention: Constitutional amendment scales through as new clause suffers setback

By Dirisu YakubuABUJA-National delegates to the 2017 Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) national convention have voted for the amendment of some sections of the party’s constitution. Chairman Convention Planning Committee, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State discussing with Former Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Chief Dubem Onyia (l) during the the PDP …

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Trump told Abbas of plans to move embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump told Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas in a phone call on Tuesday that he intends to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the official PA news agency Wafa reported. TRUMP According to Wafa, Trump “informed the president on his intention to move …

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INEC creates additional 370 CVR centres

Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has approved the creation of additional 370 Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) centres across the country. The commission, in a statement issued on its online newspapers on Wednesday in Abuja, said that each states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was …

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Buhari’s poor performance has revived PDP — Makarfi

Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi is the Chairman, National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Elected twice as governor of Kaduna State, North-West Nigeria, Makarfi is one of the most respected politicians in the country today, given the manner he has steadied the leadership of the party in …

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2019: Any candidate from north’ll be better than Buhari – Adeyanju

Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Prince Deji Adeyanju has said that any candidate from northern Nigeria who picks the gauntlet for the 2019 presidential race will definitely be better than President Muhammadu Buhari.  This government has repeatedly lied to Nigerians – Deji Adeyanju Adeyanju alleged that President Buhari has divided Nigerians by …

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Ekpeyong, Oke arrest: SERAP blows hot, condemns face-off between EFCC and DSS, NIA

By Luminous JannamikeABUJA – A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the face-off between officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and those of the State Security Service (SSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the foiled attempt to arrest the former heads …

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Why I didn’t implement 2014 Confab report — Jonathan

By Bartholomew Madukwe ABUJA—Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, said, yesterday, he didn’t implement the 2014 Confab report because time was too short for him to do so, as the report was submitted in the twilight of his administration. He also advised leaders to take decisions, which impact would outlive them …

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PDP Chairmanship: I won’t work against you, Fayose tells Daniel

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has declared that he would not work against Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s bid for the chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP referring to him as one of the best in the party. Ayodele Fayose and Otunba Gbenga Daniel Governor Fayose made this assertion in …

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