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11 Jul 2015
In a clime where professionals hardly go back to their professions after holding public office, the immediate past Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, who left office recently has returned to his university job.
10 Jul 2015
AHEAD of the World Population Day, the National Population Commission (NPC) and the United Nations Population Fund has expressed concern over the plight of about 1.5 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) largely due to communal conflicts and insurgency in the North East.
10 Jul 2015
IMMEDIATE past governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has declared that the election of Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Deputy Senate President has made President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration, truly national and democratic because it would not suffer from the negative effects of the ‘winner takes all’ syndrome.
10 Jul 2015
INDIGENES and residents of Ekwulobia in Aguata council of Anambra State have taken their grief God in fasting and prayers programme over the transfer of detained members of the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, to their community.
10 Jul 2015
THIS is not the best of time for Edo Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as one of its financiers and governorship hopeful, Kenneth Imansuagbon dumped the party for the fledging All Progressives Congress (APC) where he hoped he would realise his governorship ambition. He has been nursing the ambition since 2007. A chieftain of the PDP…
10 Jul 2015
In the forefront was the Late Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, born on July 10, 1910 at Ogbomoso, in the old Western Region of Nigeria to a prominent Yoruba prince and trader. When he was four years old, his father took him to Minna in the Northern part of Nigeria, where he learnt Hausa and Nupe languages.
9 Jul 2015
Implications of the new Senate leadership for APC The emergence of Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President brings to mind the reason I have not been an advocate of easy amendment of the Constitution.
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9 Jul 2015
MANY Nigerians are gradually showing concern on how former governor of Lagos State and a “national leader” of the ruling APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will survive the ongoing battle in his party.
9 Jul 2015
DURING the difficult days of the struggle for the validation of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential elections that eventually culminated in the enthronement of the current democratic dispensation, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) dominated the socio-economic and political landscape of Nigeria, galvanising the population towards non-violent actions against military dictatorship.
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9 Jul 2015
The June 9 inauguration of the Eight National Assembly and the drama attending the election of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies have presented drama, intrigues and political calculations which deserve that not only books be written about the event of that day and what happened before and after, but also requires scholars of political science and Nigerian political developments and government to further interrogate and document what happened for posterity.
8 Jul 2015
SENATOR Mao Ohuabunwa (PDP, Abia North) has called on his colleagues in the upper legislative chamber to be cautious in addressing the issue of alleged forgery of Senate Rule book 2015 for which the deputy president of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has been invited by the police.
8 Jul 2015
PIQUED by the increased cost of governance in the country, a group, Concerned Nigerians in the Diaspora, has condemned the development saying it is immoral.

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