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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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Nasarawa PDP Crisis: Court Vacates Order For Closure Of Secretariat

A High Court sitting in Lafia has vacated an interim order for the closure of the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state. The vacation order was to pave way for proper hearing of the matter before the court after Mr Muhammad Tanko asked the court to …

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We Don’t Need To Know What Is Wrong With President Buhari – Joe Igbokwe

One hundred days after President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for London on a medical vacation and amid controversy over his health status, the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Mr Joe Igbokwe, has said Nigerians do not need to know what is wrong with the President. Mr …

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What our party, APC can learn from PDP – Ghali Na`Abba

Alhaji Ghali Umar Na`abba was Speaker of the House of Representativesbetween 1999 and 2003 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC just before the 2015 General Elections and is presently a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, BoT. In …

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PDP Convention: Makarfi Extends Olive Branch To Sheriff

Barely 24 hours to the non-elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party’s Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed is extending the olive branch to its ousted national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. The National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, described Saturday’s Convention as a Unity …

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Anambra: Boycott inimical to Biafra Struggle – BRM

By Dennis Agbo THE  Biafra Reformation Movement, BRM, has said that the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB to boycott the election is not in the interest of agitation for a separatist state of Biafra. The group argued that it is an invitation to anarchy  and an opportunity …

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How Lagos LG Polls Were ‘Rigged’, PDP Alleges

Just Keep Quiet, APC Tells Lagos PDP… More reactions have continued to trail the results of the elections into the 57 local governments and local council development areas of Lagos State. Announcing the results of the polls on Monday, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) had said that the …

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It’s Time To Fulfil All Promises, Ambode Tells LG Chairmen

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has asked the newly elected local government officials to ensure they fulfil their electoral promises to the people. Governor Ambode made this known on Tuesday at the swearing-in ceremony of the new chairmen in Ikeja, the state capital. “To the newly elected chairmen; …

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Why Lagos LG Elections Results Have Not Been Announced – LASIEC

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) said it is yet to conclude the collation of final results for Saturday’s local government elections held in the state. The Chairman of LASIEC, Justice Ayotunde Phillips (rtd), disclosed this to Channels Television on Sunday evening in an interview on News At 10. …

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