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End B’Haram activities now, Islamic council urges Jonathan

The Anambra State Chapter of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to take a decisive action to end the menace of the Boko Haram militant sect. The Vice-President of the council for Anambra State, Alhaji Dauda Ajagu, who spoke with journalists in Onitsha on Thursday, also urged the […]

Lo ba tan! Ekiti APC lawmakers form parallel assembly

Fayose and Omirin

The 19 All Progressives Congress members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Friday formed a parallel assembly at a secret location and suspended factional Speaker Dele Olugbemi and the six lawmakers loyal to him. The APC lawmakers accused the seven Peoples Democratic Party lawmakers of violating Section 96 (1) of the 1999 Constitution. […]

End B’Haram activities now, else… Islamic council urges Jonathan

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The Anambra State Chapter of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to take a decisive action to end the menace of the Boko Haram militant sect. The Vice-President of the council for Anambra State, Alhaji Dauda Ajagu, who spoke with journalists in Onitsha on Thursday, also urged the […]

PVC distributions: There’s no sinister plot against any state – Igini

PVCs

Barrister Mike Igini is the Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Cross River State. In this interview, he bares his mind on the operational challenges in the distributions of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), INEC’s preparedness for the 2015 general elections, and subsisting cases of defections, among other issues. Excerpts: Mike-IginiThe PVC distribution exercise was […]

Doyin Okupe: ‘a patent blaspheme’

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I am not ashamed, not even shy, to proclaim Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour. Rather, I am proud to be Christian. Even beyond that, I consider myself fortunate to be one. I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that He came to this world to redeem sinners, being unmarked […]

Buhari Is Integrity Personified

Buhari

Penultimate Thursday,delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) converged at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos to elect General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) as the flagbearer of the party. The presidential primary conducted by the APC was certainly one of the best in recent times. It took delegates over twenty hours to return the party’s flag […]

Ogun PDP Crisis: Why INEC backs Kashamu’s faction

Buruji Kashamu

The crisis in the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party over parallel primaries has taken a new dimension with the Independent National Electoral Commission giving recognition to the faction led by the South West leader of the party, Mr. Buruji Kashamu. The position of INEC was contained in a letter by its Secretary, […]

#EKITI CRISIS: We never collected any bribe from Fayose –Omirin reveals shocking details

Fayose and Omirin

In this interview with KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE, the embattled Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin, talks about his face-off with the governor, Ayodele Fayose The factional speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dele Olugbemi, said your impeachment was constitutional because the House had the number of people required to impeach you, which […]

Ahead 2015 election: Tension grips PDP, as more troubles emerge

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With the choice of frontline lawyer-pastor Yemi Osinbajo as All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chiefs have returned to the drawing board. The PDP and the Presidency are said to be jittery over the choice of the professor of Law and former Attorney-General and Commissioner for […]

Ekiti House of Assembly suspends the 7 PDP lawmakers

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There was a new twist in the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Friday, as the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers were said to have made a surprise re-entry into the House. The the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers then suspended the leader of the seven Peoples Democratic Party lawmakers, Dele Olugbemi. They also suspend […]

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