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Delta APC quakes as Oshiomhole overrules Oyegun

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WHILE he ruled Edo State as Governor some years back, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, now the national chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, did not camouflage his plan to take over the...

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

Direct Primaries: How far can a candidate go in buying votes?

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By Omeiza Ajayi Nigeria’s rising cost of politics have for several years become a source of concern with the 2015 general elections reported in some quarters to have gulped over N1 trillion....

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

2019: The Hurdles before Delta State APC

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The great Chinese leader and political revolutionary, Chairman Mao Tse-Tung once made an eternal line about the run of politics when he postulated that war is politics with blood while politics is...

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

Money! Money!! Money!!! Ekiti was like a bad movie – Prominent Nigerians react

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A week ago today many Nigerians had their hearts focused on the governorship election going on in Ekiti State. However, for those who were on ground in Ekiti for the election, their eyes were...

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

Teenager stabs girlfriend to death in Edo

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A nineteen-year-old boy, Junior Omo Shaba has killed his girlfriend and dumped her corpse by a roadside along Siluko road in the outskirts of Benin City. The deceased, Matilda Odiri, 18 was said...

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

EdoJobs takes skills devt mandate to Uhunmwode, Orhionmwon LGAs

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… completes orientation programme for school leavers As part of efforts to actualise Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s skills development mandate, EdoJobs, the state’s...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki asks religious leaders to groom credible leaders

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tasked religious leaders in the country to play active role in grooming God-fearing leaders who will provide credible leadership for the...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti: Group slams HURIWA over call for sack of INEC chairman

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An election observer group, the Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has described the recent call for the sack of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s chairman, Prof....

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo recruiting tired legs for third term agenda – Oshiomhole

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National Chairman of the All Progresssives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has turned himself as Organising Secretary, moving round the...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Why I want to be Governor of Kwara – Issa Aremu

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young ONE of the foremost labour leaders in the country, Mr. Issa Aremu, who declared his intention to contest Kwara State governorship election in 2019 on Wednesday, has given...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Edo teachers give state govt two weeks to meet demands

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—TEACHERS in Edo State have given the state government up to the end of July 2018 to meet up with all their entitlements or be prepared to face the consequences...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Why I want to be Governor of Kwara—Issa Aremu

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Issa Aremu By Victor Ahiuma-Young ONE of the foremost labour leaders in the country, Mr. Issa Aremu, who declared his intention to contest Kwara State governorship election in 2019 on Wednesday,...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Reps investigate $50bn loss in gold tax revenue, illegal mining

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—House of Representatives, yesterday resolved to investigate the loss of over $50 billion (N8 trillion) in gold revenue tax from 2013 to 2018. The House also...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Wike, Dankwambo, Aregbesola win BusinessDay Governors Awards

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike on Thursday emerged BusinessDay Newspaper’s Best Governor of the Year 2017 while the duo of Ibrahim Dankwambo and Rauf Aregbesola...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Fight against human trafficking: Obaseki’s initiatives attract Diaspora Ambassador

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Efforts by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to rehabilitate and reintegrate victims of human trafficking and irregular migration have attracted support from indigenes of the state in...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →