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Ifeanyi Ubah To Sue PDP Over Anambra Governorship Primary

The Managing Director of Capital Oil, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, says he will “definitely” challenge the result of the Peoples Democratic Party’s primary for the Anambra governorship primary. Mr Ubah said this when he and his lawyer, Mr Oluyede Ajibola, appeared on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. A former Secretary to the …

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Nigeria Will Not Breakup, Says Odigie-Oyegun

File photo National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr John Odigie-Oyegun, says Nigeria will not breakup, against the backdrop of recent agitations and issues bordering on the country’s unity. “My message is to our people nationwide,” Odigie-Oyegun said in his address at an event to mark his 78th …

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Court Dismisses Dokpesi’s Suit Against APDA Leadership

An Abuja High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Mr Raymond Dokpesi, seeking to remove the national leaders of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA). Mr Dokpesi had on August 17, 2017, approached the court with claims that he founded the party and appointed its national chairman, Mr Shitu Mohammed, …

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Dino Melaye Will Appeal Court Ruling On Recall Process – Ozekhome

Ozekhome The Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, will appeal today’s ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja, which reactivated the process for his recall. Today’s judgment by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba effectively terminated the earlier ex parte order made by Justice John Tsoho which halted the recall process …

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Nigeria Is Lucky To Have Buhari As President – APC Member

Ayo Oyalowo A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Ayo Oyalowo, says Nigerians should count themselves lucky to have President Muhammadu Buhari as their leader. Oyalowo, who is the deputy director of media, Buhari Campaign Organisation, said this when he appeared on Channels Television‘s Sunday Politics. “Yes, I …

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Buhari Should Be Careful Of Those Telling Him To Seek Re-Election – Timi Frank

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to be careful in dealing with all those urging him to seek re-election in 2019. All Progressives Congress member Mr Timi Frank gave the advice during a phone interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. “If I am the President, I should be careful of …

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Nwoye, Obiano get markets’ endorsements

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu & Nwabueze Okonkwo APC candidate Dr. Tony Nwoye and Governor  Willie Obiano were yesterday endorsed by different sections of the influential trading sector in the state. While 66 registered markets and 177 village unregistered markets in the state pledged to support the aspiration of  Nwoye of the …

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Anambra Poll: Your days are over in Anambra — DPC tells APC, PDP, APGA

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE Democratic People’s Congress, DPC, has sounded a note of warning to big political parties in Anambra State, namely All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, to forget about winning the forthcoming governorship election of November 18, 2017 because they …

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It Is Deceitful To Claim We Exited Recession – Onovo

File photo: Martin Onovo Former presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Martin Onovo, believes the Federal Government deceived Nigerians by saying the country has exited economic recession. Onovo, who appeared on Politics Today, said Nigeria cannot be out of recession and still face increased unemployment rate. “Obviously, the …

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Obiano, Nwoye trade words over Nov polls

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka— THE governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Tony Nwoye, and Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, who is seeking re-election, have been trading words as the November 18 poll draws near. Nwoye, who addressed members of APC executive in Awka, said Governor Obiano had …

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INTERVIEW: Government Will Go As Far As Necessary To Stop Fake News – Adesina

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday. During the programme, he spoke with Seun Okinbaloye about strikes in the country, minimum wage and the government’s concerns about hate speech and divisive comments on the social …

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Delaying Repatriation Is An Aspect Of Corruption – Andrew Uchendu

Andrew Uchendu The Senator-elect from Rivers East Senatorial District, Andrew Uchendu, believes the delay in the process of funds repatriation is part of corruption. In his address when he appeared on Politics Today on Tuesday, Uchendu said countries that have refused to speed up the repatriation process of looted funds …

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Anti-Corruption War: Anybody Who Crosses The Line Will Be Crushed – Obono-Obla

Okoi Obono-Obla The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, says the Federal Government will crush anyone who crosses the line in its resolve to rid Nigeria of corruption. Obono-Obla, who appeared on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, believes the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his …

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Police Deny Corruption Allegations, Say Misau Has No “Tangible Evidence”

The Nigeria Police says Senator Isah Misau has no reasonable evidence to back the allegations of corruptions against the Force. The Force Spokesman, Mr Jimoh Moshood, who stated this on Sunday when he appeared on Channels Television politics programme, said there is no element of truth in his claims. “There is no tangible …

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INTERVIEW: I Have Never Been A Cultist, Says Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has courted controversies and fought political battles in the course of his more than two years running the affairs of Rivers State. In an interview with Maupe Ogun on Channels Television’s Hard Copy, the governor speaks about his decision to sack his cabinet, the alleged revocation of …

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Be involved in governance, ex-CBN gov, Soludo charges Nigerians

By Nkiruka Nnorom As the country seeks ways to exit recession, Prof. Charles Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has urged Nigerians to be actively involved in the act of governance, saying that leaders deliver the kind of governance demanded of them. He gave the charge …

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Allegations Against Diezani: We Are Not Responsible For Extradition, Says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it is not responsible for matters of extradition, amid calls for the extradition of a former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face charges of corruption. Spokesperson to the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwajaren, said this on Thursday night in a telephone …

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We Have Issues With Buhari Going To London For Treatment – Martin Onovo

Martin Onovo A former presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Martin Onovo, says the party has issues with President Muhammadu Buhari travelling to London to receive medical attention. Speaking on Tuesday when he appeared on Channels Television’s politics programme, Onovo noted that the President should have stayed in …

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APC Lived Up To Expectation, Nobody Promised Miracle – Oshiomhole

Former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, believes the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lived up to expectation, especially in the area of fighting corruption. Oshiomhole, who appeared on Channels Television’s Politics Today, noted on Monday that the party never promised Nigerians miracles before it took over power from the Peoples Democratic …

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