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Major crisis looms in South East PDP

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A major crisis is brewing in the People’s DemocraticParty (PDP) across the five South Eastern states which may negatively impact their chances in the upcoming general elections. According to a source who is a major stakeholder of the party inthe region, the PDP is facing dicey situations in almost all the states of the federation. […]

Comparing Jonathan with Jesus, not blasphemous – Okupe

By Eric Dumo The Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has rejected criticisms saying that he committed an act of blasphemy by comparing his principal with Jesus Christ. Okupe, who visited the Corporate Headquarters ofPUNCH Nigeria Limited on Thursday, said that Christ Himself advised His followers to […]

Tompolo: Reps set to probe purchase of warships

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The House of Representatives said on Thursday that it would investigate the circumstances surrounding the six warships said to have been procured by an ex-militant leader, Mr. Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a, Tompolo. The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Zakari Mohammed, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday, also added that […]

2015: I’ll do everything possible for Jonathan to win in 2015 – Lamido

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa on Thursday affirmed that he would do everything possible to support the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 polls. Mr. Lamido stated this in Dutse during a meeting to unveil campaign programmes for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates seeking elective position in the state. “I had a […]

Controversial Gunboats: Nigerian Navy Says No Individual Bought Warship

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Nigerian Navy has denied claims that thecontroversial warships said to have beenpurchased by a former militant in Nigeria delta, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly called Tompolo, belonged to it. According to the Chief of Naval Training and Operations, Rear Admiral Austine Oyagah, no individual has acquired any gun boat for the navy. He explained that what […]

2015: Jonathan’ll Lose In Bayelsa – APC

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In this interview with SIMON UTEBOR, the Organising Secretary, All Progressives Congress, Bayelsa State chapter, Mr. Tonye Okio, accuses President Goodluck Jonathan of poor performance, among other issues. Whati s the state of the APC in Bayelsa? The APC in Bayelsa State is in a very stable state. It is contributing its quota in the […]

Ragamocker! Daniel Wilson Mocks Our Hero, Governor Amaechi

Daniel Wilson Mocks Amaechi

Did you remember the musician who sang “I am Daniel Wilson, Mr Ragamuffin”? This ragamuffin who has abandoned music for politics and is one of Presidential aides of Jonathan came out smoking hot and abusing and mocking the Director General of APC Presidential Campaign, Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi on his Facebook status page. Bi iya […]

Tompolo’s alleged gunboats belong to NIMASA – Navy

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THE Nigerian Navy has said that the seven gunboats alleged to have been bought by an ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, indeed belonged to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency. The Chief of Training and Operations of the NN, Rear Admiral Austin Oyagha, at a press briefing in Abuja on […]

Cancel senatorial primary, angry youths tell PDP

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Angry youths from Rivers-West senatorial district blocked major roads in the Ahoada East Local Government Area on Wednesday in protest of the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party’s senatorial primary. The youths expressed dissatisfaction over the conduct of the primary, alleging that delegates were not allowed to vote freely during the exercisethat was held at […]

Southwest’ll Vote Jonathan In 2015, Says Mimiko

Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has expressed optimism that the Southwest will vote massively for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election. According to him, it is irrelevant if the All Progressives Congress (APC) fields a Yoruba as its presidential running mate. He spoke at the Presidential Villa after the launching of the Youth […]


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