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1 Jul 2015
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, has turned down the request by some elders in Ikere-Ekiti to annul the decision of the Kingmakers that unanimously picked Prince Adejimi Adu as the next Ogoga of the ancient town The Governor said he would not interfere in the process of selecting the new monarch saying the he would allow the wish of the kingmakers to prevail Ikere-Ekiti is the second largest town in the state.
1 Jul 2015
Justice Oloyede Olamide Folahanmi of the Osun state judiciary, who wrote a petitioned against the State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola over alleged mismanagement of the state resources has expressed her preparedness to defend herself whenever she is called to do so by the state House of Assembly.
Attahiru Jega
1 Jul 2015
AS the tenure of the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega officially ended yesterday, Chairman of the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), Comrade Ibrahim Zikirullahi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the Justice Muhammed Lawal Uwais report on electoral reform
Oshiomole
1 Jul 2015
ALTHOUGH the governorship election in Edo State is due to hold next year, preparations are in top gear and political parties are already rolling out directives to the various aspirants jostling to succeed Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
30 Jun 2015
THE National Chairman of the Ondo State Eminent Person Group (OSEG), Mr. Banji Alabi has said the jumbo pay for members of the National Assembly is not sustainable and that their insistence to continue to earn the same pay is insensitive and a gross contempt against the average Nigerian whose monthly wage could not sustain…
30 Jun 2015
In this interview with BRIDGET CHIEDU ONOCHIE, Senate President Bukola Saraki disclosed some of the intrigues that heralded his emergence, which he described as “an act of fate”. Excerpts: The build-up to the nomination THE truth is that I have not spoken before since all this time to tell you what exactly happened. First, as…
29 Jun 2015
I would like to congratulate Dr. Goke Adegoroye on the publication of his compendium in two volumes: Governance in Nigeria, Vol. 1 - The Civil Service Pathway and Vol. 2- Leadership and Political Will.
Rotimi Amaechi versus Nyesom Wike
29 Jun 2015
THE unending political friction between Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and his predecessor, Chibuike Amaechi, has once again been brought to the fore following the setting of a judicial commission of inquiry to probe the latter’s administration.
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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