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13 Mar 2015
ONE surest way the Kwara state Governorship candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the forthcoming elections Mike Omotosho hopes to turn around the fortunes of the people of Kwara is bringing about the ideals of Rotary into governance. Omotosho, said to be making waves in Kwara next to the incumbent Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed ahead of the polls, is at present the Governor-Elect of District 9125 of Rotary, which tentacles spread across 23 states in the North West, North East and South West of Nigeria excluding Lagos and Ogun.
13 Mar 2015
FOR the umpteenth time, the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic party (PDP) in Plateau State, Senator Gyang Pwajok, has appealed to his co-contestants who lost in the primaries with him to sheathe the sword and join hands with him to move the state to the next level. He declared this recently while speaking with journalists in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
13 Mar 2015
CAMPAIGNS and elections in Africa are violent because politicians have refused to show sportsmanship and caution in their activities. This was the view of a Ghanaian octogenarian and elder statesman, Mr. Kofi Atiemo Gyan, while reflecting on the state of affairs in Africa and Nigeria in particular.
12 Mar 2015
As opposition elements persistently condemn President Goodluck Jonathan’s handling of the security situations in the North Eastern axis of Nigeria, even when the country’s and other allied security forces are beginning to record victories over the deadly Boko Haram insurgents
12 Mar 2015
Former Secretary-General of Afenifere and convener, Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform (CODER), Ayo Opadokun, lashes out at the Afenifere over the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan for second term.
11 Mar 2015
Atedo Peterside, CON, is the President and Founder of ANAP Foundation. He is also the Chairman of both Cadbury Nigeria Plc and Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc. He is a member of both the National Economic Management Team and the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) and is also the Chairman of NCP’s Technical Committee. He spoke with Ajibola Amzat on the achievements of President Goodluck Jonathan and other national issues.
9 Mar 2015
A Lagos-based senior lawyer, Bankole Kayode, in an interview with Joseph Onyekwere examines the implications of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Southwest politics, the postponed elections and other national issues. THE tearing of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) membership card by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, will arguably rank…
8 Mar 2015
NIGERIANS, including the political elite can often be seen much of the time choosing to live in denial.     Mainly because of bountiful natural endowments, especially of hydrocarbon minerals, particularly oil, which brought with it, huge, somewhat providential free-donation petro-dollar-rain, it is a tall order for the country to begin to see things as they…
8 Mar 2015
The presentation of the book, Modern and Traditional Elites in the Politics of Lagos holds on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi Street, V.I., Lagos. Time is 10am prompt. Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka will anchor the review of the book. BUT in 1904, Sir Walter Egerton succeeded MacGregor…
7 Mar 2015
ONLY those who are conversant with the nature of Nigeria in the 80s would fully comprehend the imagery conjured by Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Martin Elechi, when he let the cat out of the bag of the trickeries of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in his state. It happened that on the very day…
7 Mar 2015
THE gubernatorial flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Senator Gyang Pwajok, popularly known as GNS has again advised the people of the state to shun divisive politics. Pwajok, argues that the only way the people can be united and build a prosperous, stronger Plateau and Nigeria as a whole “is…
7 Mar 2015
SINCE 1999, this is the first time there will be General Elections in our country and I won’t be in a position to write my usual political analyses. This is an indication that the situation has changed. I am now on the other side of the divide. So, I have to be content with reading…


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Chelsea climbed back into contention for a place in the Champions League last 16 with an impressive 3-0 victory against AC Milan on Wednesday. Graham Potter's side won for the first time in three Group E games as Wesley Fofana's first Chelsea goal was followed by second-half strikes from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Reece James at…
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Paris Saint-Germain were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw away to Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday despite Lionel Messi's brilliant curling strike. The Argentina star scored midway through the first half in Lisbon but Danilo's own goal before the break ensured PSG and Benfica remain level on seven points at the top…
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Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has promised to complete the Mambilla hydro power project, if given the mandate in the 2023 general election.
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Lagos State Government has filed a notice of appeal against a judgment stopping towing of vehicles and imposition of fines by Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) without a valid court order.
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Serious panic was recorded at Aroma junction Awka, Anambra capital on Wednesday when a tanker carrying substance suspected to be inflammable fell and began to spill its content.