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The Presidency said yesterday President Goodluck Jonathan has not decided on whether or not to contest the 2015 presidential election. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, spoke on a Raypower FM programme, Fact File. Abati was reacting to the allegation that ...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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Kwali – Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, the Chairman of Partners for Electoral Reform, an NGO, has called for the removal of the authority vested in the President to appoint INEC’s Chairman and Commissioners. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sections 153 and 154 of the 1999 Constitution empowere...
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Aug 29th, 2012
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Former World Bank vice president for Africa Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday disclosed that $400 billion of Nigeria’s oil revenue was either stolen or misappropriated since the country’s independence in 1960. Ezekwesili stated this while presenting a paper captioned, “Corruption, Natio...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Abuja – Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday that he was “the most criticised president in the whole world”, but pledged that, with time, he would be more appreciated. “I’m the most criticised president in the whole world. I can tell this noble audience that ...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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The outbreak of anger and revolt in Nigeria cannot be attributed entirely to the removal of the oil subsidy by the government. The people are rising against decades of astounding poverty, insecurity and utter disillusionment. INTRODUCTION Today, we the Nigerian people arise to take our destiny in our...
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Jan 6th, 2012
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An industrial court in Nigeria ordered unions Friday to stop a planned nationwide strike over spiraling gasoline prices, giving authorities legal power to break up any work stoppages by labor groups. Members of the Nigerian Bar Association march Thursday in Lagos to protest soaring fuel prices. By Pi...
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Aug 25th, 2011
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In our series of viewpoints from African journalists, Nigerian writer Sola Odunfa considers the significance of his country’s warring generals and feuding justices. Many people, who did not know Nigeria and Nigerians well, thought last week that the country was tottering towards serious politic...
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Jan 11th, 2011
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Elections are highly emotive in Nigeria. The contestants and their supporters put everything they have into the polls. They want to win at all costs, and where they don’t win, they impute motives. It is either the electoral commission was biased or that their opponents rigged. Rigging? No Nigerian po...
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Jan 11th, 2011
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The Independent National Electoral Commission has no plans yet to penalize any political party on grounds of breaching sections of the Electoral Act, a senior official of the commission told NEXT yesterday. With the parties’ nominations at the state and federal levels in progress, and the presidentia...
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Later today, the National Assembly will transmit a clean copy of the second amendment to the 1999 constitution to the state Houses of Assembly for their assent. However, whether both the initial amendment and this will achieve their aims remain largely in doubt. A Federal High How 2 Get Ur Ex Gf Back...