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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Chuks Collins says initial excitement and patronage was gone A state chairmanship candidate in the recent congresses organized by the two different factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Dr Sylvester Igwilo said the major problem of the party has to do with complexities ...
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Feb 5th, 2014
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by Joe Igbokwe We live in interesting times in Nigeria today. Cowards and Villains nobody knew when it mattered most in Nigeria between 1985 and 1998 are the ones terrorizing Nigeria today. Lily-livered men without bones who could not raise a voice in the days of locusts are the ones telling us today...
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Nov 6th, 2013
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By Ayo Akinola The importance of a pre-elections debate would not be lost on you if you were once an undergraduate of any of Nigerian universities. In my days in the University of Ife, which was renamed Obafemi Awolowo by the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida administration, in 1987, it is an annual ritual ...
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Oct 11th, 2013
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By Ngwu Nweze It is not clear whether the gods are to blame, but Senator Chris Ngige, the APC gubernatorial aspirant in the November 16, elections in Anambra State seems to have finally shoved his foot in his own mouth. Senator Ngige made headlines on Tuesday when against better judgement he decided ...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Stanley Odera Dr. Chris Ngige today met with senior Igbo Journalists in Lagos. Answering questions on deportation, he said he was the one who asked Fashola to apologize to the Igbos. This is contradictory, because Ngige has all along justified the deportation of 74 of his brothers and sisters sayi...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By EVELYN USMAN AWKA— The Special Fraud Unit, SFU of the  Force Criminal Investigation Department,  has declared the Anambra State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr.  Vincent Ejikeme Ezewajiaku wanted for allegedly obtaining the sum of N10. 6 Million by false pretense and forgery. The serving commi...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi EMMANUEL OBE writes on the influence of godfathers in politics for which Anambra State has earned an unenviable reputation. The preliminary phase of the Anambra governorship election slated for November 16 came to a close with the end of primaries by political pa...
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Sep 11th, 2013
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By Phil Atansi More confusion hovers in the PDP, as Indications show that the party will today seize the opportunity provided by the conflict of two candidates to sweep both candidates produced by the parallel conventions of August 24, 2014 and draft Akachukwu Nwankpo, erstwhile Special Adviser to Pr...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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BY OKEY NDIRIBE & VINCENT UJUMADU Up till the last minute of the APC convention Monday, Senator Chris Ngige was still arms in battle with the only remaining contender for the party’s ticket, Mr. Godwin Ezeemo. Despite persuasions from senior party officials, Ezeemo had refused to back down. Not e...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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The Maxi Okwu-led faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has selected Dr. Chike Obidigbo to fly the party’s flag in the November 16 Anambra State governorship election. He emerged on Monday, at a special congress of the Okwu faction of APGA in Awka. Okwu told our correspondent in Enugu that 4...