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Of Atiku, Advisers and Election Tribunal

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By Tonnie Iredia The problem of some of our elites who quite often cry more than the bereaved is that they always put forward the only side of a story that butters their bread One reason Nigeria...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Orthodox Anglican church in Nigeria: Our story

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Orthodox Anglican Church was established in 1964 in South Carolina, USA, when Bishop Parker Dees and a group of Episcopalian ministers rose against the ECUSA, leading to the break away from the...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Dokubo: How Amnesty Programme changed the face of N-Delta in one year

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By Mary Agbajoh The appointment of Professor Charles Dokubo as Co-ordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) in March 2018 has, no doubt, opened a new vista in the region in line with the...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

93 dead as Lassa fever rages

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How a poorly understood disease kills 5, 000 people annually By Chioma Obinna 50 years after Lassa fever was discovered in a Nigeria village called Lassa, the disease has continued to wreak havoc...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Apathy, killings mar Governorship, State Assembly Polls

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By our reporters The governorship and House of Assembly elections held across the country, yesterday, were characterised by poor voter turn out. Except Ondo, Ekiti, Anambra, Osun and Edo states...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

We need free and fair state elections

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BARRING any last-minute force majeure that might come from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC(which has formed the habit of postponing major elections), all is set for the...

Fri Mar 8th, 2019     Read More →

Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi: The secret behind APC electoral successes in Ekiti

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After the arduous exercise of campaigning and electioneering for both the primary and general elections in Ekiti State last year, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi (All Progressives Congress – APC...

Fri Mar 8th, 2019     Read More →

Tomrrow’s election: Politicians dig in for survival, turn states to battlegrounds

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Vincent Ujumadu, Demola Akinyemi, Joseph Erunke, Rotimi Ojomoyela, Umar Yusuf, Ike Uchechukwu, Chinonso Alozie, Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Boluwaji...

Fri Mar 8th, 2019     Read More →

Vote APC candidates, Oyegun tells Edo electorate

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By Gabriel Enigholase BENIN—IMMEDIATE past National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has appealed to the electorate to vote for all the party’s...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

S-South APC youth leader woos electorate ahead Saturday’s election

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—FOUR days to Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly the Zonal Youth Leader South-South of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Engr Gabriel Iduseri...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Group raises the alarm, says Abom under siege

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Some concerned citizens of Akwa Ibom State under the aegis of Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM), have raised the alarm following reports of influx of armed political thugs and deployment of...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Igbo traders in Edo promise massive votes for APC candidates

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Igbo traders in Edo State have pledged that they will come out en masse and cast their ballots for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9, State House of Assembly...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: INEC distributes election materials to LGAs in Osun

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Osogbo – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun on Thursday distributed election materials to all the 30 local government areas in the state, ahead the State House of...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Court orders remand of artisan over alleged defilement of 11-year-old girl

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Ikeja – A 28-year-old artisan, Jamiu Animashaun, who allegedly defiled an 11-year-girl, was on Thursday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Magistrate Mrs...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

March 9: Anambra Govt appeals to residents to come out en-masse

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Awka – Dr Nkem Okeke, Anambra State Deputy Governor, has appealed to residents of the state to come out en-masse to vote during the March 9 House of Assembly election. Nigerian voters queue...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →