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The battle for the states: How they stand

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Delta: Okowa against divided opposition Expectedly, Delta State governor, Sen Ifeanyi Okowa emerged as the party’s governorship candidate. His emergence was without opposition considering...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos APC primary : A-Z of intrigues that led to Ambode’s ouster

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Dapo Akinrefon, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Ebun Sessou & Monsuru Olowoopejo Lagos APC primary — High level intrigues for political ascendancy in Lagos State ended abruptly...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

Man impregnates 13-yr-old daughter he’s been sleeping with since she was 7

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By Gabriel Enogholase & Alemma Aliu BENIN—A 35-year-old man, Friday Moses, has been arrested by the Police in Benin, Edo State capital, for impregnating his 13-year-old daughter. Moses...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

INEC lacks capacity to prosecute all electoral offenders — Chairman

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By Emma Una CALABAR — CHAIRMAN of Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission lacks the capacity and resources to prosecute all electoral...

Wed Oct 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Lagos APC primaries under control, Oshiomhole tells Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday said it has disbanded the Ahmed Gulak-led Committee for the party’s governorship primaries in Imo State and...

Wed Oct 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Uduaghan, Al-Makura, Amosun cleared as APC Senatorial aspirants(Full List)

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SOUTH SOUTH AKWA – IBOM STATE S/N . NAME SENATORIAL DISTRICT . DECISION 1.GODSWILL O. AKPABIO AKWA-IBOM NORTH – WEST CLEARED 2.SEN. EFFIONG NELSON ASUQUO AKWA-IBOM SOUTH ....

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Uduaghan, Al-Makura, Amosun cleared as APC Senatorial aspirants

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The All Progressives Congress screening panel for senatorial aspirants has released the list of aspirants cleared to contest the senatorial elections next year. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan Among the...

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

C’River govt resolves 10-yr dispute, endorses 3 monarchs

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR- THE 10-year royal brawl over the monarchy of Calabar South and interregnum in Ogoja and Odukpani local government areas have come to an end with the documentation of...

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: Intra-party tensions, as more PDP, APC candidates emerge

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Festus Ahon, Ochuko Akuopha, Bashir Bello, David Odama, Peter Duru, Abdulmumin Murtala, Harris-Okon Emmanuel,...

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria spends N16bn to import industrial minerals yearly – Bwari

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By Gabriel EWEPU THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, AbubakarBwari, disclosed that Nigeria spends N16 billion ($44.5 million) on imported industrial minerals yearly to carry out...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Why Tradermoni matters

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By By Amaechi Agbo ON 7th August this year, the Federal Government commenced the Tradermoni scheme in Lagos. Tradermoni scheme is designed to help petty traders expand their trade through the...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Primaries : Ambode tasks NWC panel on fairness for all aspirants

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Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday urged the panel appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct the Governorship Primaries in the...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Intrigues trail APC governorship primaries

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Daud Olatunji The All Progressives Congress, APC, held direct and indirect primaries in states where elections are due next February. The election was conducted...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

PDP’s first term govs emerge candidates for 2019

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By Daud Olatunji, Peter Okutu, Dennis Agbo, Chinedu Adonu & Femi Bolaji All first term governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, emerged victorious in the party primaries held,...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Breaking : APC postpones guber primaries in C’River

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The Cross River State governorship primary slated for Sunday in the various wards has been postponed to Monday due to late arrival of materials. APC-PDP Briefing Journalists in Calabar on Sunday,...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →