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Jul 2nd, 2014
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By Okoi Obono-Obla On the 16th March, 2005, the then Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose and his Deputy, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi, were overwhelmingly impeached by the Ekiti State House of Assembly after they were found guilty of charges of corruption. In an ironic twist on the 21st June, 2014, ...
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Jun 19th, 2014
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By S. Yusuf Ahead of the June 21st 2014 Gubernatorial elections in Ekiti State, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), with support of United Nations Development Program (UNDP), held a high-level stakeholders meeting of political parties, Gubernatorial Candidates, Traditional and Religious l...
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Jun 13th, 2014
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By Goodluck Jonathan About fifteen years ago, our nation found itself at the cross roads of political determination, its stability and progress threatened, and pushed to the limit. Fear, uncertainty and a near total loss of hope took over the minds of our people. It appeared we were close to losing o...
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May 9th, 2014
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by Dr. Dejo Ogunwande From various directions and sources, indications seem to be accumulating that the Yoruba homeland of southwestern Nigeria could be heading towards serious, cataclysmic, violence. This is easy to discern in the tortuous electoral politics being generated among the people, the wor...
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Apr 30th, 2014
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by Nelson Ekujumi Press Statement – The Centre for Rights and Grassroots Initiative (CRGI) is disappointed and condemns in strong terms the crude, barbaric, unconstitutional, irresponsible and criminal pockets of violence that has characterized the campaign train in the run off to the gubernato...
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Apr 29th, 2014
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by Mukhtar Jarmajo By this time next year, preparations for the inauguration of a new regime would be in top gear. By this time next year, Nigeria and Nigerians would be preparing to usher in new governments at federal and state levels. These preparations however will be preceded by elections. And th...
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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...