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Amnesty Programme: 365 Days of Dokubo’s Restoration Mission

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Madam Ekioukere Foster hails from Bayelsa State but resident in Bomadi, headquarters of Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State. A few weeks ago, she was among thousands of beneficiaries of...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Man arrested for incest tortured to death in Ondo NSCDC custody, family alleges

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—THE father of a 12-year-old girl, Razak Ahmed, arrested for incest has allegedly been tortured to death by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian electorate are talking; are the politicians listening?

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By Rotimi Fasan JUST the morning after the governorship and state assembly elections, it had become clear that Nigerian voters might have found their voice and are beginning to talk. All too often...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

What role should our senators play in enabling a better economy?

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By Tabia Princewill A NUMBER of analysts and gender activists bemoan the low number of female political representatives in Nigeria (only six women won or retained their Senate seats in the just...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

PDP, ADC, AAN, ANRP candidates storm INEC office

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela CANDIDATES of four political parties in Ondo State yesterday protested to the state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, demanding the cancellation of Saturday...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo election boat mishap: Deceased NYSC member buried in Akure

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By Dayo Johnson & Evelyn Usman A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, who died in a boat mishap during last Saturday House of Assembly election in Ondo State, lbrahim Olalekan, was...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos and the sad new politics of ethnicity

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By PAT UTOMI I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Supplementary elections in eight Senate Constituencies

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Supplementary elections into the Senate are to hold in eight senatorial constituencies, it emerged yesterday as the Independent National Electoral Commission,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

INEC strikes out Okorocha’s name from senators-elect list

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The name of Rochas Okorocha, the outgoing Governor of Imo State, is missing from the list of senators-elect published by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday. Adams...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

INEC strikes out Okorocha’s name from official senators-elect list

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The name of Rochas Okorocha, the outgoing Governor of Imo State, is missing from the list of senators-elect published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Election day boat mishap: NYSC member buried amidst tears in Akure

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lbrahim Olalekan, a member of the NYSC, who died on Saturday after the House of Assembly election in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, was buried on Monday in Akure in accordance with...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

6 killed in Ondo, as APC clears 23 of 26 Assembly seats

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—NO fewer than six persons, including a member of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, died during Saturday’s House of Assembly election across Ondo State....

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Data Visualisation: Election violence, ballot box snatching in Ondo, Oyo, others

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Election violence and ballot box snatching reared their ugly heads in Ondo, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa states in Governorship and House of Assembly Elections on...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

I believe teachers can get their reward here on earth and also in heaven — Adekunle Raphael

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By Chris Onuoha Engineer Adekunle Raphael is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tobykemsworth Investment Limited, an engineering firm with interests in real estate, oil and gas,...

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 →