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28 Jun 2015
Difficult Transition to Civilian Rule and Consolidation of Democracy: WHEN the General Abdulsalaami Abubakar initiated the transition to civilian rule in 1998, the focus of the civil society community was on monitoring the process to ensure a successful discharge of military dictatorship.
28 Jun 2015
The coming together of most of the members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, (NGF) on May 18, 2015 in Abuja after its long disruptive squabbles was melodious. Nigerians were excited at the sudden resolution of the bitter acrimony that boiled over during the chairmanship election of that august body exactly two years before. Apart from…
28 Jun 2015
The UNFPA has been active in the effort at rehabilitating a number of Boko Haram victims; would you confirm how many of the rescued girls are pregnant? WHEN humanitarian crises strike, the UNFPA is there and fully committed to ensuring that women can deliver babies safely and that they can maintain their health, dignity, rights and self-worth even in the most challenging situations.
28 Jun 2015
ONE could have heard a pin drop when Governor Ifeanyi Okowa took to the floor of the Delta State House of Assembly, Asaba, to let the cat out of the bag on Thursday, June 25.
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27 Jun 2015
Former governor of Anambra State and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Chris Ngige spoke to some journalists about this year’s general elections, Buhari’s presidency, crisis in APC, and other topical issues. SAMSON EZEA was there and reports HOW will you react to the deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s recent comments about his…
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26 Jun 2015
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has directed that the on-going work, suspected to be a morgue located in a residential area in Uratta/Prefab- Federal Housing Estate, Owerri, be stopped with immediate effect.
26 Jun 2015
DISTURBED by the rising number of victims of environmental degradation, allegedly caused by some companies, the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has begun moves to set up a centre for environmental justice/health.
25 Jun 2015
INDICATION has emerged that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is set to restructure the House’s Standing Committees arrangement to prevent overlapping jurisdictions.
25 Jun 2015
GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has prayed the Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal, to set aside the order it made for the All Progressive Congress (APC) to inspect election materials used for the April 11, 2015 governorship polls in the state.
25 Jun 2015
Reverend Samuel Dali is the President of the Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) Church, which headquarters in Mubi, Adamawa State was moved to Jos after being destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents last year. He told ISA ABDUSALAMI AHOVI, that the defeat of terrorism was part of the change Nigerians voted for on March 28. Excerpts
25 Jun 2015
Dipo Famakinwa, Director-General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission which was established in 2013 to promote socio-economic integration of the six Southwestern states of Nigeria, told IYABO LAWAL in this interview, how the body hopes to bring sustainable development to the zone.
25 Jun 2015
The National Industrial Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has granted an order of interim injunction restraining governor of Rivers State, the Rivers State House of Assembly and the Attorney-General of Rivers State and their agents from terminating tenure of office of the 23 Local Government Councils of Rivers State.

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
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Chief Bartho Igwedibia, Chairman Accord Party, Anambra, says the resignation of Mr Peter Obi from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has became a blessing in disguise for smaller parties in the state.