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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Ikechukwu Amaechi There is no politically discerning Nigerian who has not heard the news. Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman of anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the presidential candidate of the now defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in 2011, has defected...
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Feb 6th, 2014
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by Idowu Ajanaku All in the queer quest for political relevance and more precisely to get his Ijaw-born brother, incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan, back to Aso Rock come 2015, Chief Edwin Clark has suddenly found his long-lost voice and turned himself into his paymaster’s megaphone. Ordinar...
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Sep 9th, 2013
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By Oladele Ogunsola   Correspondent, Ibadan •Folarin                                                      •Adedoja As 2015 approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State may be in a serious dilemma over the choice of […]...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Mallam Nuhu Ribadu Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has said his foray into partisan politics is less important than achieving a lasting peace in Nigeria. He said he was ready to put politics aside and work for the restoration of peace in the countr...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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By GBENGA ARIYIBI ADO EKITI—Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, stood still for several hours yesterday, as party faithful, interest groups and members of the public welcomed the newly registered mega- party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. The flag of the new party was launched and hoisted am...
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Aug 11th, 2013
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By Henry Umoru The conduct of the PDP in the run up to the Anambra gubernatorial election shows that the party’s ticket may be for sale to the highest bidder. PENULTIMATE  week,  the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, rolled out its guidelines for the Anambra State primary election in preparation...
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Aug 4th, 2013
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  At last, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the merger of three main opposition parties and their allies to form a new one-All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the 2015 elections. DONALD OJOGO takes a look at the tough but successful move seen in many quarte...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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NIGERIA’S ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) faces its biggest threat in 14 years, after a newly formed opposition coalition was given the green light to contest a presidential election due in 2015. On July 31st the electoral authority approved the merger of the three leading opposition parties—t...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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  Danjuma The newly registered All Progressives Congress has begun moves to  draft  a former Minister of Defence (retd.), General Theophilus Danjuma,  into the 2015 presidential election race, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt that the North had foreclosed the possibility of getting the P...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Nigerians on the emergence of the new party, saying with the birth of APC, Nigerians now have an alternative to a ruling party that has taken the people for a bad ride in the past 14 years. In a statement issued by its interim National Publicity S...