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Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Jamie Goode, thinkafricapress The opposition APC has to convince voters it represents genuine change, while the ruling PDP will have to persuade voters to stick with the devil they have come to know so well. The formation of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in February last year repr...
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Mar 17th, 2014
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By Chido Onumah Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, will on Monday, March 17, 2014, inaugurate the 492-member National Conference whose task is to redefine “the way forward for our nation”. The initial antipathy to the conference, it seems, has given way to cautious optimism. Of course, there are...
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Feb 16th, 2014
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– by Yinka Odumakin The National Conference will take place in March this year and I think the modalities that the Federal Government released is a big improvement on what the (Femi) Okurounmu panel recommended. If the government had gone with the Okurounmu panel’s recommendation, perhaps we would ha...
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Feb 1st, 2014
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A few days after the registration of the All Progressive Congress (APC) early last year, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur was asked for his comment on the implications of having such a formidable opposition against the ruling party at the centre. In responding, the then Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Ch...
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Dec 6th, 2013
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The United States Government has joined numerous calls asking for the cancellation of the Anambra State Election. The US Assistant Secretary Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield expressed this concern over the conduct of the Anambra State Guber by the Independent National Ele...
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Nov 28th, 2013
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by Bonaventure Ezekwenna Ngige’s noise is diversionary tactics to delay discussion on corruption issues raised during election New York—-Anambra State gubernatorial election has come and practically gone. The winner of the voting that took place is clear. According to Nigeria Independent Nation...
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Nov 20th, 2013
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by Okelo Madukaife The comments credited to Olisa Metuh, Natinal Publicity Secretary of the PDP, as reported in the media, to the effect that that APC knocks INEC I when it is losing and vice versa is diversionary in the face of glaring facts of the conduct of Anambra elections known to the whole wor...
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Nov 18th, 2013
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by Ayo Akinola The expectation was high. Everybody was ready to be part of history. Even those minors whose age was a disadvantage wished they could be part of it. The Ndi-Anambra in the Diaspora and those in other parts of Nigeria were expectant of the D-Day of the election. It was the day that [&he...
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Oct 14th, 2013
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  A crack seems to have emerged in the New Peoples Democratic Party as its bloc in the House of Representatives and its leadership differ on reconciliation with the Bamanga Tukur-led PDP. While the Abubakar Baraje-led New PDP insisted on Sunday that Tukur and other National Working Committee mem...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi Hearing in an appeal filed by loyalists of Governor Rotimi Amaechi to challenge their removal as the executive committee members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State was stalled on Wednesday at the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division. The Godspower A...