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Crossfire: We know how to cage Alao-Akala; Nobody can cage me — Folarin Vs Alao-Akala

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We know how to cage Alao-Akala — Folarin Former Senate Leader, Teslim Folarin, tells OLUFEMI ATOYEBI in this interview that despite the departure of those aggrieved with his emergence as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State to other parties, the PDP will still win in 2015 How will you describe […]

#OyoPDP Crisis: We know how to cage Alao-Akala — says Folarin

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Former Senate Leader, Teslim Folarin, tells OLUFEMI ATOYEBI in this interview that despite the departure of those aggrieved with his emergence as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State to other parties, the PDP will still win in 2015 How will you describe what is going on in Oyo State chapter […]

Ahead 2015: Nigeria repatriates 430 illegal foreigners, seizes 20 voters’ cards

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The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) arrested and repatriated 430 illegal immigrants in Jigawa between January and November this year. The Comptroller of the NIS in the state, Mr Isa Jere, made the announcement on Saturday in Dutse, the state capital, while parading seven Nigeriens and one Malian illegal immigrant. Jere said that 90 per cent […]

2015 NEWS ANALYSIS: Here are issues that will affect political parties chances in states

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Group Politics Editor, TAIWO ADISA, examines the persons and issues that would make or mar the chances of political parties in the forthcoming elections. FOLLOWING the submission of names of candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by political parties, in readiness for the 2015 elections, the stage appears set for the all-important elections. […]

2015: Jonathan, PDP Northern govs in trouble as ACF vows deal with them, support #Buhari

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The emergence of a former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), appears to have changed the political calculations in the northern part of Nigeria. Sunday Vanguard learnt, last night, from very competent sources, that many of the northern political opinion leaders and groups had decided […]

2015: Why Atiku will support Buhari – Atiku’s aide reveals

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to support the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). To achieve this, Abubakar has told the former Head of State to be free in approaching him for any demand that he (Buhari) felt would facilitate his defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, […]

Like Obasanjo-Like Jonathan — Utomi brings out their similarities

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A former presidential aspirant, Prof. Pat Utomi, has said ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is also guilty of some of his allegations against President Goodluck Jonathan. Utomi said just like Jonathan, Obasanjo also entertained gossips from those around him. In a Facebook post on Thursday, titled ‘Obasanjo and the Burden of History, Utomi noted that he was […]

OMG! You won’t believe how much govs, businessmen, others donated to #Jonathan for 2015

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s reelection bid received a major boost on Saturday, as businessmen, multinational organisations, interest groups and individuals donated the sum of N21.27bn to support his campaign for the 2015 presidential election. The naira rain was at the Peoples Democratic Party Fund Raising Dinner held at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, […]

#LagosPDP Crisis: Obanikoro has no electoral value for the party — says Ex-minister

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A former Minister of Works and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, in this interview with BAYO AKINLOYE, speaks on the crisis rocking the PDP in Lagos over the governorship primary that produced Jimi Agbaje as the candidate for the 2015 governorship election in the state Is it true that the […]

2015 Presidential: The running mate politics… A MUST READ

Sambo and Osinbajo

The choice of the running mate for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan, and the All Progressives Congress’s candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), may influence voting in the 2015 presidential election, writes LEKE BAIYEWU The two biggest political parties in Nigeria — the ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the opposition, All Progressives […]


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