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Suspected ESN members ‘admit attack on’ police formations in Ebonyi

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Arrested youths suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the security arm of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), confessed yesterday, that they were behind the killing of...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Saints and sinners of political prostitution

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There are more male prostitutes in the crooked field of partisan politics than there are female harlots in the brothels across Nigeria. The prostitute politicians come armed with the bewildering...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Pain, chaos as cultism overruns Neighbourhoods

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Months after the country, in November 2020, retained its unenviable position as the third most impacted country in the world by terrorism, according to the 2020 Global Terrorism Index (GTI),...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

2023: Why Tinubu may play own Trump card

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[FILES] Tinubu. Photo/TWITTER/FEMIGBAJA On Wednesday, I stumbled on a newspaper article written by one Mr. Emameh Gabriel where he highlighted the bottlenecks or rather, the many hurdles the...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

Inflation: Nigerians groan as hardship bites

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As double-digit inflation persists in the country, Nigerians, especially the middle class, have called for immediate remedies, lamenting that indeed, the situation has rendered them poorer as...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →

APC govs okay autonomy for judiciary, legislature

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Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi • Ekiti Chapter Suspends Two Pro-Tinubu Members The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), yesterday, rose from an emergency meeting in Abuja, endorsing autonomy for...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa the fearless

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Photo/facebook/DSGovernment/Nobody anywhere knows the true mind of the typical politician anywhere. I may be wrong to utter this line. But I know from...

Fri Jun 18th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 17 new infections, zero death

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 17 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country as of June 15. x The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Wednesday...

Wed Jun 16th, 2021     Read More →

Ogoni youths give FG 14-day ultimatum to fix Eleme Bridge

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Aggrieved by the deplorable state of Alato Bridge on the Eleme axis of the East West Road, Ogoni youths have given the Federal Government 14-days ultimatum to fix the bridge, failing which they...

Wed Jun 16th, 2021     Read More →

PDP pledges to reclaim Nigeria, receives Duke, Ayade’s aides

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Ayade. Photo/TWITTER/SENBENAYADENational Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has declared that the party will reclaim and reposition Nigeria. Secondus, who said...

Tue Jun 15th, 2021     Read More →

PDP receives former Ayade’s aides who refused to join APC

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PDP National Chairman Secondus. Photo: TWITTER/MRUDOMEMMANUELThe National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, received some former appointees of Gov...

Mon Jun 14th, 2021     Read More →

The man who the cap fits

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Sir: Those conversant with Delta State politics would no doubt remember that after the gubernatorial primaries of PDP in 2007 which followed the expiration of the two-term tenure of Chief James...

Thu Jun 10th, 2021     Read More →

How Ayade’s defection dismantled, disorganised permutations for 2023

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Ayade. Photo/TWITTER/SENBENAYADE The defection of Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), on May 20, 2021,...

Tue Jun 8th, 2021     Read More →

Ayade’s Special Adviser on SDGs resigns

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Ayade. Photo/TWITTER/SENBENAYADEThe Special Adviser to Gov. Ben Ayade on Sustainable Development Goals, Mr Mark Obi, has resigned his appointment. In his resignation letter which he signed and...

Mon Jun 7th, 2021     Read More →

Imoke says PDP ‘ll receive Ayade if he returns to PDP

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Liyel Imoke As political events continue to unfold in Cross River, a former Governor in the state, Sen. Liyel Imoke, says PDP will receive defected Gov. Ben Ayade back to PDP if he decides to...

Sun Jun 6th, 2021     Read More →