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Popular radio presenter, Chaz B, is dead

CHALSE B

A popular radio presenter with Rhythm FM, Charles Bruce Chukwuma, popularly known as Chaz B has died. He died on Saturday reportedly of kidney failure. He was a cousin of the Silverbird Group founder, Ben Bruce. Prior to his death Chaz B was the host of the critically acclaimed radio show, ‘Sharing Life Issues With […]

Cross River PDP ward congresses: Court gives judgment tomorrow

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A Federal High Court in Abuja will tomorrow deliver judgement in the case instituted against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for tampering with the results of the November 1, 2014 ward congresses conducted in Cross River State. It would be recalled that on November 6, 2014, Hon. Jones Tangban and others had approached the Federal […]

2015: Jonathan walks tight rope as crises explode in frontline states

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The mammoth crowd that graced President Goodluck Jona­than’s declaration to contest the 2015 presi­dential elections last Tuesday, notwithstand­ing, there are clear in­dications that all is not well with his aspiration. Not leaving anything to chance, leaders of the party have gone to work to checkmate what appears to be the president’s current most challenging politi­cal […]

Don’t arrest Tambuwal, APC warns

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From the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, came a stern warning to the Presidency: Shelve any plan to arrest the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal. The opposition party said government would be pouring petrol on naked fire if Tambuwal was arrested. The warning was issued on a day the National […]

Ayo Fayose : There was a governor: Misbehaviour on steroids

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“Mr Governor, you are misbehaving”. Those were the words that forced Ayo Fayose to sink himself into a sofa. That was in 2004. He was then the governor of Ekiti State. It was an informal meeting in the office of the then Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. There were just four […]

PDP, Muazu’s many troubles: Aggrieved Senators; Angry Govs; Ambitions tears party down

Muazu

Things are definitely not going easy for Alhaji Adamu Muazu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The party’s decision to give governors the power to control the party’s machinery in the state has put him on firing line with senators. Dare Odufowokan. There are strong indications that all is not well within the […]

The First Lady’s plot to unseat Dickson gathers stream

Nigeria's First Lady, Patience Jonathan

• TAN deployed as chief tool Transformation Agenda of Nigeria (TAN), the chief campaigner for President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term, has been recruited to spearhead the ouster of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State from office. Allegedly bankrolling the campaign in President Jonathan’s home state is his wife, Dame Patience, who recently resigned her appointment […]

More than 200 Reps sign impeachment motion against GEJ – Osagie

Jonathan Sorrowful

Not fewer than 200 members of the House of Representatives have endorsed a motion seeking to institute impeachment proceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan, House minority whip, Rep. Samson Osagie, has said. Osagie (APC Edo), told Sunday Trust in Abuja that they have far exceeded the number required by the constitution to serve president Jonathan impeachment […]

Constitutional Crisis Looms In Ekiti: APC, PDP Lawmakers Set For ‘War’ Monday

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• APC, PDP Lawmakers Set For ‘War’ Monday • Police Issue Red Alert, Caution Politicians • Road Workers, Others Warn APC • I’m Ready To Die, Says Impeached Speaker CRISIS now looms in Ekiti as the 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers threaten to return to the State Assembly with Speaker Adewale Omirin, who was […]

Boko Haram: Inside Story Of Hunters, Vigilante And Military Offensive Against Insurgents

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Recent tales of successful recapturing of some towns in Adamawa State from the stranglehold of the outlawed Boko Haram sect have been attributed to synergic efforts of government security agents, local hunters and the Civilian JTF in the area. mohammed ismail Yola writes As federal and state governments and affected communities try to find a […]

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