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Just in: Tension as security operatives stop Melaye from entering INEC headquarters

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There was tension on Wednesday at the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as security operatives prevented Senator Dino Melaye and journalists from...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

Senate condemns security breaches in Kogi, Bayelsa governorship polls

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The Senate yesterday condemned the violence that rocked the November 16,2019 governorship elections in Kogi And Bayelsa states. Without recourse to party leanings, the upper legislative chamber,...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

Presidency denies blackmailing Jonathan to support APC in Bayelsa

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The Presidency has described as “false and irresponsible” reports that former President Goodluck Jonathan was blackmailed to support the governing party, APC, in recent Bayelsa State...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

Party chairmen blame security agents, politicians for alleged violent Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

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The Forum of Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties has blamed security agents and politicians for the violence that allegedly greeted the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

62 chairmen of political parties indict police, politicians over election violence

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***Absolve INEC, Call for conclusion of Electoral Act amendment …Say Police fail to arrest Masterminds of Election ViolenceBy Henry Umoru Sixty-two Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

A sense of Sisyphus in the land

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These days, it is often with an expression of ‘nothing can be done’ that we encounter co-patriots each time we interrogate the kind of leadership that has been foisted on Nigeria...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

Dickson appoints commissioner, 35 perm Secs

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With less than three months to the end of his tenure, the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Friday, swore in one commissioner and 35 permanent secretaries in the state civil service.The...

Sun Nov 24th, 2019     Read More →

Dickson’s gambit, PDP’s debacle, and twists in Bayelsa Guber poll

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Dickson The post-November 16, 2019 governorship election narrative in Bayelsa State reads like Peoples Democratic PDP’s journey to the cold comfort of opposition politics. Already, most...

Sun Nov 24th, 2019     Read More →

‘Unless Nigerians press for true democracy, it might never evolve’

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Elder statesman and former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Abdukadir Balarabe Musa, in this interview, speaks on the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari, the recently conducted...

Sat Nov 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa, Kogi polls: Balarabe Musa, youth leader say Nigeria’s democracy under threat

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Alhaji Balarabe Musa • ‘It’s Rehearsal For 2023’ Following the conduct and outcome of the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, a former governor of Kaduna...

Sat Nov 23rd, 2019     Read More →

AAU to honour Aisha Buhari, Bash Ali, Odion Ighalo, others

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The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo says it will need about N500 million to construct a befitting mini stadium in the school environment in honour of the country’s...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Oshiomhole commends Gbajabimilla on passage of Deep Offshore bill

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Comrade Adams Oshiomhole By Levinus Nwabughiogu ‎National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole last night hailed the commitment and patriotism of the...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Disabilities’ centre urges investigation of fake police officers in Bayelsa guber poll

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)Members of Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the public to...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Respite for Oshiomhole as APC’s NEC meets amid protests

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President BuhariDespite obvious ambush by state governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) against the party’s national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Court orders permanent forfeiture of N280.5m linked to Invictus Obi

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A Federal High Court on Thursday ordered final forfeiture to the Federal Government, of the sum of N280.5 million belonging to two companies owned by a suspected cybercriminal, Obinwanne Okeke...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →