Politics

Nigeria sliding into bankruptcy -PDP

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the country is at a crossroad and sliding into bankruptcy due to the inept leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government. The National Chairman, Uche Secondus, stated this at the opening of an emergency National Executive Committee …

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How Ogun is tackling insecurity, unemployment

•Job portal, tech-hub excite youths Ogun State pride itself as the ‘Gateway State.’ Its position within the Nigerian federation made it so. It borders Lagos, the country’s commercial capital. Every good and human in transit to other parts of the country passes through its territory. The state is also the …

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Shehu Sani faults moves to outlaw begging, blames politicians for poverty

Civil rights activist and former representative of Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani has blamed poverty and begging in the North to the social injustices and failure of political leaders to provide good governance. In a statement issued yesterday, he noted that the poverty ravaging the country, especially the North …

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Prepare for surprise in 2023, PDP tells Lagos APC

Musa Odoshimokhe PROMINENT Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains met in Lagos on Thurtsday for return of peace to the state chapter of the party. Emerging from the closed-door parley, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde said the party’s leaders met to resolve some issues, and made some progresses in their assignment. …

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Makinde day-dreaming, says Lagos APC

Emmanuel Oladesu LAGOS State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday advised Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde to focus on the challenge of governing his state, instead of day-dreaming about how the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) can win elections in Lagos in 2023. The party said, in a …

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Adetula: I will succeed Akeredolu

Our Reporter Eyes are on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State as it prepares for governorship poll. Among the aspirants itching to succeed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is Bukola Adetula, who incidentally hails from Owo Kingdom as the incumbent. Akeredolu is seeking a second term in office. Adetula, who …

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Borrofice and challenge of reconciliation in Ondo APC

In this piece, Femi Adeniyi examines the challenges of reconciliation in Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the governorship poll. Senator Robert Ajayi Borrofice’s transition from an academia to a political juggernaut is worthy of being documented in a book and recommended to be studied by the young …

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‘Attack on Oshiomhole should stop’

Our Reporter The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has been chided by Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders for accusing the national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of causing problem in the ruling party. The PGF boss had on Sunday wrote a memo to the chairman …

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Race for Imo North senatorial seat

From Chris Njoku, Owerri As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) prepares for the by-election in Imo North District, political heavyweights from the area are now in a battle of wits to get the ticket. The seat became vacant, following the death of Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu last December. Uwajumogu, who …

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How PDP can regain power in Edo, by Orbih

The outgoing Chairman of the Peoples Democractic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Chief Dan Orbih spoke with OSAGIE OTABOR on his legacies, the challenges facing the chapter and how it can regain power in the Southsouth state. You have spent the last 12 years leading the PDP in Edo. What …

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