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2015: INEC’s additional polling units suspicious — Chief Ayo Adebanjo

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•Wants confab report implemented before 2015 polls •Says Boko Haram has declared war CHIEF Ayo Adebanjo is an elder statesman and Chieftain of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political Organisation, Afenifere. Adebanjo, who was a delegate at the just concluded National Conference, comments on the confab and why the report should be implemented before the 2015 general elections. […]

EXPOSED: ‘The main reason why we rejected Omisore in Osun’ – Tunde Badmus reveals

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Frontline industrialist and elder statesman, Chief Tunde Badmus, speaks with Dare Odufowokan, Assistant Editor, on the last August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State and why the people of the state are comfortable with Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola. He also shed more light on recent political happenings in the country. Excerpts How would you […]

How my dream of becoming a pilot turned to an actor — Kunle Afolayan

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Nollywood actor and producer, Kunle Afolayan, talks about his career What influenced your decision to produce the movie, ‘October 1’? The script was written by Tunde Babalola. I gave him a brief and he came up with a story which was supposed to be centred on a small community. In the treatment, it was supposed […]

INTERVIEW: I dare INEC to conduct election in… – Utomi

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Former Presidential candidate of African Democratic Party (ADP), Pat Utomi, is known for his social, economic, and political efforts to better the country. In this interview with, Assistant Politics Editor, EMMA MADUABUCHI, Utomi believes Nigeria needs rescue from the throes of avoidable death. He also identifies the urgent need for a Government of National Unity […]

Amosun changed face of governance — APC spokesman

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In this interview with SAMUEL AWOYINFA, the Ogun State publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Sola Lawal, talks about the opposition parties, intra-party challenges, achievements of the party and other sundry issues Don’t you think the internal wrangling within the party which has led to its factionalisation may rob the party of its […]

INTERVIEW: Ikimi made a mistake leaving APC – Adetunji-Oyebolu

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Abiodun Adetunji-Oyebolu, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, was the Lagos State Chairman of All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). In this interview with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, AUGUSTINE ADAH, he speaks on the party’s forthcoming presidential primary, defection of some leaders to the PDP, insecurity in the country and other national issues. Excerpts… […]

Lobatan: TAN is GEJ’s Attack Dog For 2015, People’s Vote Never Counted In The Southeast – Gen JOJ Okoloagu (Rtd)

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“The TAN movement and others like it are organized campaign teams of the PDP, the transformation scavengers or what do they call themselves is a campaign body to beat the legal stipulation of when campaign should start, Nigerians have a way of circumventing any system. Those rallies are PDP campaigns. Let APC try that you […]

National confab created more problems for Nigeria — Ajibola

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Prince Bola Ajibola is a former Judge of the International Court of Justice at The Hague and Nigeria’s former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice. In this interview with LEKE BAIYEWU, the retired World Court judge talks about the ceding of Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon, the education sector, the judiciary, among other issues You’re one of […]

‘We are from the Presidency’, dawn invaders on my household proclaimed – High Chief Sola Ogunsanya, Regent of Iloko

High Chief Sola Ogunsanya, Regent of Iloko

High Chief Sola Ogunsanya is the regent of Iloko-Ijesa, in Oriade Local Government Area. A businessman and veteran politician, the High Chief equally shoulders the responsibility of Liaison Officer to the Governor for the LGA. No wonder why his presence around during the August 2014 governorship election, was seen as a threat by the opposition. […]

Njiwah: Umar is Suntai’s Biggest Mistake, insight into the politics of Taraba State

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Interview Former Secretary to the Taraba State Government, Emmanuel Njiwah is a former ambassador, commissioner and board chairman, who ran for the presidency in the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 1993. In this interview with journalists, he gives an insight into the politics of the state. Emmanuel Bello presents the excerpts: The Acting Governor […]

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