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2019: APC plots total takeover of South for Buhari

•UNVEILS THREE-PRONGED AGENDA TO CAPTURE SOUTH-SOUTH, SOUTH-EAST, PDP GOVS •TOP SECURITY CHIEF COORDINATING AGENDA   The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) appears set for the 2019 general election, even when the timetable released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is more than 400 days away. Investigations by Sunday Tribune indicated that the party, working through some top security chiefs, ...

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Once upon a time before Buhari – By Angula Jessica

“When it comes to value, no one talks a better game than those in communications. It’s our business, after all. But when it comes to measuring leadership competencies and effectiveness, nothing speaks louder than the bottom line.” Anonymous   The above analogy perfectly fits the Nigerian state under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.     Quote me anywhere. I ...

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Governor Lalong and burden of second term – By Isaac Shobayo

ISAAC SHOBAYO writes on the possibility of Governor Simon Lalong running for another term in office in 2019, and what he needs to do if he desires to see that dream actualised.   It is no longer news that the governor of Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong, emerged as Plateau State governor in 2015 following the crisis that rocked the Peoples Democratic ...

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SGF’s well-deserved appointment – By Usman Garba Beti

TO say that the appointment of Mr. Boss Gida Mustapha as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) by President Muhammadu Buhari is deserving is an understatement. This is because of the roles he has played in building a virile Nigeria. Mustapha, a lawyer, contested election in the early 90s under the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) to govern ...

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Gbenga Daniel’s bid to reinvent PDP

The die is cast, war drum pierced, storm calmed and the clash of the titans ended abruptly. The position of the People Democratic Party (PDP) after the landmark judgment of the   Supreme Court can be likened to this illustration.   Hitherto, the two factions in the PDP led by Senator Ahmed Ali Modu Sherrif and Senator  Markafi had stalled peace ...

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NIGERIA AT 57: Our Position, By The Midwest Movement – By Professor Echefuna’ R.G. ONYEBEADI

We, the Members of the Midwest Movement felicitate with our fellow compatriots all over Nigeria and beyond as we mark the 57th b Independence of Nigeria today; October 01, 2017.   “THE MIDWEST MOVEMENT is a pan-Edo/Delta group of distinguished sons and daughters of the twelve tribes of the old Midwest Region, later “renamed” Bendel State “by Military fiat”. The ...

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JUST IN: Again, Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of More Assets Linked To Diezani (See Photos Of The Assets)

  The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has again ordered the interim forfeiture of assets valued at $16,441,906 linked the former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission told Justice Abdulaziz Anka that the assets are suspected to be proceeds of corruption.     Below are images and location of some of the assets ...

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EDO CENTRAL HOSPITAL CONTRACT: The Raging Controversy

Chief Dan Osi Orbih (Chairman, Edo State Chapter Of The PDP)   A stone throw from King’s Square, which is in the heart of Benin, is the Benin Central Hospital, a medical facility built by the colonial masters 115 years ago. The hospital, which is conspicuously located on the Sapele Road, was at inception named Benin General Hospital before it ...

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Obaseki Administration: A Government For The Rich(?) By: Nosa Omorodion

  While controversy rages as to what would be the benefit of the poor majority of Edo people in the ultramodern wing of the Central Hospital, Benin City, should Governor Godwin Obaseki succeed in his planned privatization of the public funded project, the management of another state government established and functioning institution has publicly declared that the institution was conceived, ...

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