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Obiano Submits Nomination Form for Anambra's November Guber Election
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Obiano Submits Nomination Form for Anambra’s November Guber Election

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has submitted his party nomination form for the November 18 Anambra Governorship Election at the APGA National Headquarters, Abuja. The National Chairman of APGA, Ozonkpu Victor Oye; National Secretary, Labaran Maku; other members of the National Working Committee; delegates from APGA UK and a host of party faithful were on […]

Re: The futility of Dakuku's Appointment- a treatise by Wike
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Re: The futility of Dakuku’s Appointment- a treatise by Wike

By Dr Chimele Eze Amadi We have read the above titled piece endorsed on behalf of Governor Nyesom Wike by his aide on Electronic Media one Simeon Nwakaudu. Our first reaction was to ignore the poorly written and misleading treatise but on a second thought, the need to put the records straight made this response […]

Obasanjo at Zik Prize for Leadership, says Umahi is an achiever
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Obasanjo at Zik Prize for Leadership, says Umahi is an achiever

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has extolled the leadership qualities of Governor David  Umahi of Ebonyi State, describing him as “an achiever.” Obasanjo, at the presentation of the  2016 Zik Prize for Leadership   in Lagos on Sunday night, said Umahi’s  focus and passion  had  brought unprecedented  transformations and development in all sectors of […]

Nigeria: Insight Into Neo Northern Radicals
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Nigeria: Insight Into Neo Northern Radicals

By Hugo Odiogor Suddenly, radical thoughts are emerging from the North. The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, III, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Mohammad Ii, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, Sen.. Shehu Sani, Alhaji Nasri El Rufai are posturing to be different from the likes of Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasi, Prof. Ango Abdullahi among other. The […]

Cross River Slates Local Government Elections for June 17
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Cross River Slates Local Government Elections for June 17

  By Dianabasi Effiong, Calabar   The Cross River State Independent National Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) says it will conduct a fair and credible Local Government elections on June 17 in the state.   Chairman of the Commission, Dr Mike Ushie, gave the date on Thursday when he addressed journalists, political parties and other stakeholders in […]

Only in Nigeria that Judges are Treated As Common Criminals Says Mba Ukweni (SAN)
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Only in Nigeria that Judges are Treated As Common Criminals Says Mba Ukweni (SAN)

  Mba E. Ukweni is a young and vibrant lawyer practicing in Cross River State. The former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) is known to be an astute, dedicated, committed and intelligent lawyer. Mba, as he is fondly called by his colleagues, is a workaholic and also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). […]

Dickson's men bickering snowballs into labour crisis at Radio Bayelsa
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Dickson’s men bickering snowballs into labour crisis at Radio Bayelsa

A lingering face-off between two loyalists of Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson has snow balled into a labour crisies between the newly appointed General Manager of Radio Bayelsa christened Glory FM. Mr Hayford Lawson, a former Speechwriter to the Governor appointed General Manager of Radio Bayelsa was relieved of his appointment and recalled to the Government […]

Umahi endorses state's legislators as Ebonyi PDP chapter adopts governor as sole candidate for the 2019 polls
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Umahi endorses state’s legislators as Ebonyi PDP chapter adopts governor as sole candidate for the 2019 polls

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has endorsed the candidacy of all  the 24 members of the state House   for the next  legislative  election in the state. Umahi made this known  when the  legislators and their spouses led by the speaker, Francis  Nwifuru, paid him a Christmas homage at his country home in Uburu. The governor […]

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PDP Chairmanship: Southwest Zones Post to Lagos And Ogun

The Southwest zonal caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday met at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State in an attempt to present consensus candidates for positions zoned to the region by the Southern Caucus. On Thursday, last week, the Southern Caucus of the Party in Port Harcourt zoned the office of […]

Abia Chief Judge denies allegations of hiding from duty
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Abia Chief Judge denies allegations of hiding from duty

The Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzoamaka Uzokwe has dismissed rumours that she absconded from her duty as unfounded. In a release issued on Satuday by the state judiciary’s Acting Chief Registrar, Mrs. Vicky Analaba, the Chief Judge  described the allegations as “spurious and mischievous”. Her words: “The attention of the Chief Judge of […]