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19 Apr 2015
It is 40 days to the dawn of a new era in Lagos. On May 29, the Governor-elect, Akinwunmi Ambode, will be sworn into office as the next Lagos ‘Driver’ to pilot the affairs of the nation’s commercial nerve centre till 2019.
18 Apr 2015
Benue State governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, in his first interview with MSUGH ITYOKURA in Makurdi, promised to promote excellence against mediocrity and also bared his mind on circumstances that led to his victory and how he intends to govern the state.
18 Apr 2015
DEVELOPMENT experts and gender activists have continuously advocate the active participation of women in governance for the good of society. The result of the just concluded 2015 elections in the country has however, not shown improved women representation in elective positions in the country.
17 Apr 2015
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has reacted to the Supreme Court Judgment affirming the victory of Mr. Ayo Fayose in the June 21, 2014 governorship election, saying the verdict left moral questions unanswered.
17 Apr 2015
THE House of Assembly member-elect in Obokun Constituency, Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye has expressed gratitude to the people of his constituency for reposing confidence in him through their votes in the Saturday elections.
17 Apr 2015
ALTHOUGH Abians, particularly the gladiators in the keenly contested April 11 governorship polls in the state are to wait till April 21 to know the winner of the election, because the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the exercise inconclusive, its conduct however demonstrated the people’s determination to expand the country’s democratic process.
15 Apr 2015
DATELINE: Saturday, May 28, 2011; European Champions League; Final Match; Wembley; 19:45 GMT; Barcelona v. Manchester United; Barca 3, Man U. 1.
15 Apr 2015
PRESIDENT-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, is known for his Spartan lifestyle which is contradictory to the creation of a flamboyant office of First Lady for his wife, no matter under what guise.
15 Apr 2015
THE March 28 Presidential election has come and gone but the memories it brought still feel like it was yesterday. It was a long walk to victory.
15 Apr 2015
THE ability of politicians, especially the Nigerian breed, to squeeze water out of stone, literarily, seems to be limitless. They are experts in creating something out of nothing when it comes to satisfying their quest to acquire political authority that can turn them into demi-gods in the midst of ordinary mortals, although they almost always fail to employ that special ability to satisfy the yearnings of majority of Nigerians.
14 Apr 2015
PALPABLE tension yesterday enveloped Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State, as hoodlums numbering over hundred burnt down the houses of both the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Gebon T. Kataps and former Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Abel Peter Diah.
14 Apr 2015
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to zone the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives to the South South geo-political zone to reflect the principle of federal character required by the 1999 Constitution (as amended) in the incoming 8th National Assembly‎.


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