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7 Mar 2015
• Blame Jega For Crisis Confronting Polls  Prof. ABC Nwosu, former minister of health, former political adviser to former president Obasanjo shared his thoughts on current national matters with the media last week. The Guardian reports the conversation. How do you appraise the circumstances that led to election postponement? THANK God for the postponement. To…
7 Mar 2015
As Nigerians await March 28 general election, Dr. Nwando Ijeoma Okereke, the founder and CEO of Wake Up Call (WUC), a nongovernmental organisation that focuses on advocacy and good governance, has called on Nigerians to go out and vote for candidates of their choice. Speaking to OMIKO AWA, the WUC boss enjoined voters to go…
7 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. The review of the book will be anchored by the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka. THE chiefs themselves had come…
6 Mar 2015
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s re-election bid got a boost last Saturday when the Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Co-existence in Southern Nigeria endorsed him at a well-attended rally in Asaba, Delta State.   THE EVENT, tagged ‘Solidarity and Endorsement of His Excellency Dr. Goodluck (Mainasara) Ebele Jonathan by Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Co-existence in Southern Nigeria’…
6 Mar 2015
“AMBO, a tide” in English literarily means “we are coming and here we are, we have arrived”. This is usually the resounding slogan of the people everywhere the train of the Ambode Campaign Organisation (AMCO) had gone throughout Lagos State. From Apapa to Ifako/Ijaye/Ojokoro in every town and council areas there was always a massive…
6 Mar 2015
In Nigeria, politics is a different ball game. It is not all comers’ affair. But some accidental politicians are incurable optimists. They believe that anything is possible in Nigerian politics. That is why some of them mistakenly jumped into political contests and come out totally humiliated. Some of them wrongly think that a mere success…
5 Mar 2015
Oyo State Labour Party candidate in next month’s governorship elections, Chief Christopher Alao-Akala in this interview with MUYIWA ADEYEMI, says President Goodluck Jonathan will win this month’s presidential election. In his view, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) is not a better alternative to Jonathan. YOUR party does not have a…
5 Mar 2015
SINCE the return to democratic governance, Ebonyi State, the youngest and least populous state in the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria, has not been known for political violence except for a mild one it witnessed during the administration of the first civilian governor, Dr. Sam Egwu, at the dawn of the current dispensation between…
5 Mar 2015
Land and politics  In this season of high-octave electioneering campaigns leading to the general elections in less than four weeks and the centrality of Lagos in the socio-political and economic evolution of Nigeria, a flashback on how Lagos grew politically to become one of the great metropolises of the West African coast is desirable. More…
4 Mar 2015
AS far as a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Solomon Adeola Olamilekan is concerned; Lagos state deserves a special status as the country’s commercial capital and in line with the federal government’s pledge when the capital was being relocated to Abuja.   Olamilekan who is vying for the Lagos West senatorial district’s seat…
3 Mar 2015
IN this interview with BRIDGET CHIEDU ONOCHIE in Abuja, Babafemi Ojudu, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who represents Ekiti Central Senatorial District at the Upper Legislative Chamber speaks on the heat in the polity and other issues as Nigeria approaches this month’s elections. Excerpts: On the mounting tension and apprehension over the…
3 Mar 2015
AHEAD of the March 28 Presidential Election, Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Segun Mimiko, who is also the Coordinator of President Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign in the South-West and the Chairman, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South West, Prince Buruji Kashamu, have said the noise about the All Progressives Congress…


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