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19 Mar 2015
In the last three weeks, President Goodluck Jonathan has concentrated more of his campaigns on the South West geo-political zone but Tokunbo Wahab, a lawyer and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in this interview with ABIODUN FANORO described the efforts of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate as belated.
19 Mar 2015
Uba who disclosed this at an interactive session with newsman in Lagos yesterday said,” I am fearless and resolute in my support for Dr Jonathan because of the future of this country and the youths especially who have never had it so good in any of the administrations preceding the incumbent. There is one thing nobody has said about him, he is the only president that has never sold any of the nation’s oil well, none of his predecessors can claim that.
19 Mar 2015
The term “war”, in the legal sense in which it is used in the provisions above, means war with another country. The decided authorities establish that a country cannot legally be at war with itself or with part of itself. Civil war is not war in the legal sense or in the sense in which the term war is used in the provisions mentioned above. Those provisions must be read together with section 5(4)(a) which provides that “the President shall not declare war between the Federation and another country except with the sanction of a resolution of both Houses of the National Assembly sitting in a joint session.” We note that President Goodluck Jonathan has affirmed the handover date of 29 May as “sacrosanct”; it should remain so.
18 Mar 2015
SOME eminent Nigerians, under the umbrella, “Council of the Wise,” yesterday expressed worry at the gale of protests by some armed militias in different parts of the country, describing the development as “unfortunate and partisan.” In past days, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), in Enugu and Lagos respectively, had been calling for the dismissal of the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, over the large number of citizens being disenfranchised by the electoral body ahead of the general elections.
18 Mar 2015
ALL Progressives Congress senators yesterday urged the Senate leadership to call the Chairman, Committee on Information, Media and Public Affairs, Enyinnaya Abaribe to order.
18 Mar 2015
One of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Middle Belt and a delegate in the last National Conference from Kwara State, John Dara, sounded a note of warning in this interview with our Abuja Bureau Chief, MADU ONUORAH, that if President Goodluck Jonathan must win the votes of the region in the March 28 elections, he has to negotiate with the people to regain their support. Excerpts:
18 Mar 2015
In spite of the huffing and puffing of certain cash and carry analysts, who view the Abia State political scenario from a blinkered perception, pundits are unanimous in their view that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu is the candidate to beat in the 2015, governorship election in God’s own state because the well rounded intellectual and gentleman, who reeks with humility, is an epitome for the classical Athenian democracy
18 Mar 2015
In the last three weeks, President Goodluck Jonathan has concentrated more of his campaigns on the South West geo-political zone but Tokunbo Wahab, a lawyer and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in this interview with ABIODUN FANORO described the efforts of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate as belated.
17 Mar 2015
The United Progressive Party (UPP) presidential candidate, Chekwas Okorie, in this interview with BRIDGET CHIEDU ONOCHIE, described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) as two sides of the same coin and explained why “Igbos may continue to play second fiddle in Nigeria politics.
17 Mar 2015
If you think your job here in Nigeria is tough, then multiply it by one thousand times to have a semblance of the challenges President Obama faces every day! For instance there are hundreds of television and radio stations that feature nothing but anti Obama programs twenty four hours, seven days a week! In fact there is a saying in the US that if Obama should invent a drug for curing the deadly disease of cancer or even Ebola, the Republicans will accuse him of denying medical doctors and undertakers the means of earning their livings!
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17 Mar 2015
Jega said: “Nobody has asked me to go on leave. A lot of things being said out there are diversionary. I have a job to do until April 11, 2015. We have a job to do and we are determined to do it for the country. We need to move forward not backwards. And we are doing everything possible to ensure that nobody is disenfranchised.”
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17 Mar 2015
The ‘I Am Ready’ campaign organisation of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has chided the Federal Government for delaying the compensation promised relations of the Nigerian Immigration job tragedy, a year after the incident happened. Speaking at a rally in Lekki, Lagos to commemorate the incident, a medical doctor and member of the group, Dr.…

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