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PDM protests exclusion, rejects Bauchi Gov result

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Movement PDM has rejected the governorhsip election results for Bauchi state, saying in spite having a governorship candidate, its logo was...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

30 Kwara communities in Ilorin protest 6 months of power black out by IBEDC

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Demola Akinyemi Thirty communities in Ilorin, Kwara State capital Monday morning staged a peaceful protest over total blackout being experienced in the affected communities over the last six...

Mon Mar 18th, 2019     Read More →

Saraki, others and import of equanimity 

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By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Features Editor While stating how well to accept electoral defeat, Melissa Schwartzberg and Jennifer Gandhi in “How to Coexist After Defeat With Citizens Whose...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

2019 poll: Surprises, unanswered questions and the battle to come

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West, Wole Mosadomi, Peter Duru, Ola Ajayi, Daud Olatunji, Bashir Bello, Femi Bolaji, Dennis Agbo, Sam Oyadongha,...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Before Abdulrazaq’s election!

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By Onochie Anibeze Once, in my sports column, I wished Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq were a governor or a sports minister or close enough to the President to influence sports development in the country....

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Pius Adebola Adesanmi (1970-2019)

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By Obi Nwakanma Serene Lights on the other balcony, redolent fountains Bristling with signs; but what does my divine rejoicing Hold? A bowl of incense? A nest of fireflies? I was Sole witness to...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Imo people celebrated Okorocha’s ouster, not Ihedioha’s victory — Oshiomhole aide

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Says elections’ results have shown who owns papa’s land By Willie Samson & Tolulope Abereoje Comrade Simon Ebegbulem is the Chief Press Secretary to the National Chairman of the...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is therefore set to produce the Senate president when...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Conclude Rivers guber election, declare winner to douse tension, PANDEF tells INEC

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By Emma Amaize PAN Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger-Delta, weekend, called on the Independent National...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Buhari will not interfere – Presidency

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*As intense lobby, nocturnal meetings for senate leadership begin *Group roots for Ahmed Lawan *Enang calls for robust legislature *Says all lawmakers are equal before the law By Henry Umoru AHEAD...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Offa robbery case: How Police asked me to implicate Saraki – Suspect

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By Demola Akinyemi A prime suspect in last year’s robbery attacks on commercial banks in Offa,Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun yesterday during a nine hour court proceeding told an Ilorin...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Locational franchise and the Igbo question in Lagos

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By John Owubokiri On February 23, 2019, some hoodlums in Lagos attempted to disrupt voting in the neighbourhoods of Lagos that are occupied predominantly by Igbos. By the way the definition of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Final meltdown for the Saraki hegemony

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By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu When the results of the senatorial elections began to appear, three weeks ago, and it became obvious that Bukola Saraki had been utterly defeated by his old nemesis,...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Offa robbery: Court adjourns abruptly over security concerns

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A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday adjourned abruptly the resumed trial of accused persons in the Offa robbery incident, citing security concerns. The court had commenced...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →