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Jonathan Tasks PDP Leaders On Rebuilding Party

File Photo Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to focus on rebuilding the party. The former President made the appeal on Monday during the party’s expanded caucus meeting at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja. READ ALSO: Supreme Court Declares Makarfi Committee …

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PDP Set To ‘Change The Change’ In 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State has assured its supporters of a landslide victory in 2019, following Senator Ahmed Makarfi’s victory at the Supreme Court. Addressing party faithful in Lafia, the State Chairman of the party Francis Orogu said the PDP would spring surprises come 2019. “The All …

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Why there is harmonious relationship among three arms of govt in Delta — Oborevwori, DTHA Speaker

By Festus Ahon Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori is the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly. He was elected on the 11th May, following the impeachment of his predecessor, Chief Monday Igbuya. Oborevwori who represents Okpe State constituency, is a first time member of the House. In this interview with …

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Florence and Normandie: 25 Years After the L.A. Riots

On April 29, the 25th anniversary of the L.A. riots, the residents of South Los Angeles came together to commemorate, reflect, and organize. Producer Mukta Mohan and I went to the corner of Florence and Normandie, where the unrest began, to speak to the people, young and old, who have …

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What Everyone Can Learn From Pride In A Town Like Casper, WY

In Casper, Wyoming, where the electoral map is as red as the sunset, there is no LGBTQ center. Casper doesn’t have a “gayborhood,” those city centers where queer households and businesses have clustered together, or even a single gay bar. Pride — a joyous summer rebellion against the shame and …

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Jon Ossoff Was Always Going To Lose

Conor McGregor, the brash mixed martial arts star from Dublin, is a considerable underdog in his much-anticipated matchup with boxer Floyd Mayweather this August. Many experts are predicting McGregor will be defeated quickly, some even calling the whole thing a farce; McGregor is a formidable fighter, but Mayweather is the …

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These Students Fought SB4 — And Now They’re Getting Ready For What Comes Next

SB4 has not been kind to Samuel Cervantes’s sleep schedule. The Texas state senate first passed the sanctuary city ban in February, shortly after Cervantes dove headfirst into immigration activism following the unexpected denouement of the 2016 election. The law — which would allow law enforcement to ask anyone about …

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Conservatives Are Planning To Rewrite The Constitution

Over the next few months, you will probably start hearing about an “Article V” convention, or a “Convention of States,” or a “constitutional convention” — a discussion bubbling up from the depths of the deplore-o-sphere, where all the nation’s worst ideas come from. We have not had a constitutional convention …

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APC NWC Clears Senator Mudasiru Hussein For Osun West Senatorial Primaries

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday cleared Senator Mudasiru Hussein to contest the party’s primaries for the Osun West Senatorial District holding tomorrow, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The NWC cleared Senator Hussein during its meeting in Abuja which reviewed the decision of the Appeal Panel …

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AKEREDOLU: Kudos, knocks in 100 days of foundation laying

By Dayo Johnson NO doubt, the traditional hundred days in office of Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, as the sixth governor of Ondo State since the creation of the state in 1976 was used to lay foundation for the development of the state with the hope of delivering the dividend of …

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INEC Assures Nigerians Of Better Elections In 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Yakubu Mahmoud, has assured Nigerians that the 2019 elections will be a remarkable improvement from the one conducted in 2015. To ensure that the goal is achieved, the INEC boss said the commission is coming up with new reforms and …

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Fayose Asks President Buhari To Resign

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose says the All Progressives Congress leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has performed below expectation. The governor at a press conference which held on Tuesday in Lagos explained that the handling of the …

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Tinubu fails to show up for boxing bout against Holyfield

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, Friday, failed to show up for the widely publicised boxing bout against former Heavyweight World Boxing Champion, Evander Holyfield to mark Lagos States 50th anniversary celebrations. An official statement of apology delivered to the eagerly waiting crowd and the battle-ready …

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MTV News Social Justice Forecast May 25–June 3

Social justice organizers often find creative ways to build solidarity within communities, whether by presenting music, sharing food, or even putting on festivals. This week, we’re looking at a few events that use unique means to unite people and pave the way for a better future. If there’s something on …

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There’s More To The Manchester Bombing

On Monday night, a suicide bomber struck an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more. The terror group the Islamic State (commonly referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack, and the United Kingdom …

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