Ondo State

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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By Kehinde Sogunle The revelry and ecstasy about the recent elections in Ekiti State have thrown up many seemingly important issues that there would be a tendency to underplay the fundamental, given the characteristic surface analysis and group think of our society. There are several issues we need t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Emeka Umeagbalasi A Case of Ekiti State Governorship Election (Onitsha Nigeria) – When federalism was introduced in Nigeria in 1954 by the former British colonial masters, elections including regional were conducted in 1954, 1957 and 1959. Under the pioneer civilian regimes, federal and regi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2014
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By Fejiro Oliver The Nigerian presidency has abandoned its electoral duties and began a reign of terror on opposition governors. The Rivers State government on Thursday decried how the Federal Government has held its governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi hostage on his way to Ekiti State. In a press rele...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2013
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By Sola Ogundipe, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Lawami Mikairu, Daniel Eteghe & Monsur Olowoopejo LAGOS — The family of late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, whose remains, while being conveyed to Akure in an aircarft chartered from Associated Airlines, crashed last Thursday in Lagos said,...
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Oct 4th, 2013
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By Our REPORTERS LAGOS—Nigeria’s aviation industry witnessed another tragedy yesterday, as an Embraer aircraft operated by Associated Airlines with registration number SCD 361, conveying the corpse of former Governor of Ondo State, Chief Olusegun Agagu from Lagos to Akure for burial, crashed shortly ...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The policeman | credits: File copy The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday said it had begun questioning the policeman attached to one of its divisions in Onitsha, caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The state conmmand’s Police Public Relations Officer, Emeka Ch...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The policeman | credits: File copy For the third time in the past two months, another policeman has been caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The footage, secretly filmed by a passenger at the back seat of a vehicle in Onitsha, Anambra State, has so far received thousands of ...
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Sep 23rd, 2013
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Fejiro Oliver Africa most wasteful spending President, Goodluck Jonathan has begun another orgy of lavish spending, as sources have told this reporter on his spending of almost 6 billion Naira 68th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). The slow performing President who President Goodluck Jonatha...