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Former governor of Kwara State and chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described the newly registered All Progressives Congress (APC) as a real national opposition party and an alternative to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking with journalists in Ilorin o...
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By Jaye Gaskia In recent times, as has always been the case with the thieving Nigerian ruling class, there has been a renewed, strident, and competitive cry of marginalisation by different ethnic and religious factions or fractions of the ruling class. Northern elite elements have been making a case ...
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Fighting the ignorance of the masses ZANU (PF) may think they have solved their political problem, but an economic disaster looms. “In dark days, men need a clear faith and well grounded hope; and as the outcome of these, the calm courage which takes no account of the hardships on the way. The times ...
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Robert Gabriel Mugabe of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic front (ZANU-PF) has won a seventh term as leader of the government of Zimbabwe. In polls on 31 July, ZANU-PF got around 61% of the votes. The victory has surprised only those who lost in the elections. Most independent observers a...
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said that Nigeria would disappoint all those who predicted that the country would break up in 2015 by continuing to remain one indivisible entity. “For those who are predicting that this country will separate in 2015 based on the fault lines as of the time of a...
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by Chido Onumah (conumah@hotmail.com) Chido Onumah | credits: File copy It is unlikely that the crisis generated by the “deportation” of some Nigerians from Lagos to Anambra State will abate anytime soon. Even though we are a nation of short memory and every week comes with its own crisis that is soo...
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Mr. Ibrahim Mark, a legal practitioner and former General Secretary of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In this interview, he speaks on the Rivers State crisis, the prevailing political situation in the country, the role of individuals in the crisis ...
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The newly formed All Progressives Congress, APC , is faced with the difficult predicament of containing the determination of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) to contest the next presidential election. By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor His last military posting before he was proclaimed military head ...