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Aregbesola: Why I’m Not Disturbed About Re-Election, Reels Out Administration’s Successes

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Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, in an interview with journalists in Osogbo, the state capital, said he nursed no worries about his reelection as he reeled out the successes of his administration being the basis of his confidence, amongst other related issues. Shola Oyeyipo brings the excerpts: With your election a few weeks away, […]

#OSUNDECIDES: Why I’m Disturbed about Ekiti Election – Aregbesola

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“As a loyal APC member, I was disturbed, but as a head of a government that has worked so well with the people, I don’t even see the effect. I look at my engagement with the people, the products of my government which has not left any home unaffected positively, and I said if election […]

Latest On Edo Assembly Crisis:Crisis not fuelled by defection – Majority Leader

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Mr Philip Shaibu, the Majority Leader, Edo House of Assembly, says the crisis in the Assembly was not fueled by the defection of four All Progressives Congress legislators. Shaibu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Benin that what happened was contrary to the claims making the rounds. “The crisis was rather fueled […]

Ekiti Election: Ekiti people back to Egypt, says Falana

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In this interview with OLUSOLA FABIYI, Lagos lawyer, who is also an indigene of Ekiti State, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), speaks on the outcome of the June 21 governorship election in the state. Were your surprised with the outcome of Ekiti governorship election? I was flabbergasted by the outcome of the results. Based on several […]

Aftermath of #EkitiDecides: How we are planning to tackle – Onu

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Former Governor of Abia State Dr Ogbon­naya Onu is a chieftain of the All Progres­sives Congress(ANPP) . Until the merger that gave birth to APC, he was the National Chairman of All Nigeria Peoples Party(ANPP) . In this chat he examined a wide range of issues especially happenings in his party , the Ekiti election, […]

National Confab: Why I’m Disappointed In The Ongoing Conference — Youngest Delegate

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24-year-old Yadoma Bukar Mandara is the youngest of the 492 delegates at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja. She is the last daughter of the late philanthropist and politician, Bukar Umaru Mandara, who was the Zanna Dujima of Borno. The 2011 graduate of Environmental Biology from the University of Maiduguri tells PREMIUM TIMES about her […]

Sowore Again! Says “Jonathan is worst Nigerian leader ever” – Premium Times Interview with the fiery Sahara Reporters Publisher

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By Ogala Emmanuel and Chinenye Ugonna Omoyele Sowore is the publisher of New York-based Sahara Reporters, known for its hard-hitting reporting that is keeping Nigeria’s government officias, individuals and corporations on their toes. Recently, Mr. Sowore suddenly walked into our newsroom in Abuja. Our reporters sat down with him for an interview during which he […]

Why I stood up against Fayose’s Corruption – Professor Akin Oyebode

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Professor Akin Oyebode teaches International Law at the University of Lagos, a job he’s done for 41 years during which he has produced more than 50 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN), 25 professors, and numerous other professionals and graduates to show for it. He was a one-time Vice Chancellor of University of Ado-Ekiti during the […]

APC to end up in Aso Rock in Feb 2015: Ikimi made mistake threatening to leave APC — Odigie-Oyegun

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Oyegun, in this interview with ALEXANDER OKERE, speaks on issues concerning his election, the Ekiti election, the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly and the prospect of the APC in the 2015 presidential election What are you, as the APC national chairman, doing […]

INTERVIEW: Aregbesola Will Defeat Omisore Convincingly —Senator Adeyeye

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Senator Sola Adeyeye is representing Osun Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly and is currently the Director General (DG) of Governor Rauf Aregbesola Re-Election Committee. In this interview with OLUWOLE IGE, he speaks on the factors that will guarantee victory for the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the August 9, governorship election, the opposition […]


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