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‘Ruling Class Frustrating Nigerians’ Quest for Social Justice’

Immediate past chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru M. Jega, has blamed the widening poverty in Nigeria on the shoulders of the country’s ruling class. Jega lamented that the absence of social justice in the country has been underscored by the unfair treatment to citizens, particularly the lack of safety nets and […]

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I Was Hated, Called “Okoro Hausa” Because of APC – Okorocha

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo, has lamented the humiliating treatment meted out to him by his party the All Progressives Congress (APC), in spite of his sacrifices and financial contributions to the party. Okorocha, the senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday that he got an […]

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I Gave Obasanjo N100 Million, PDP N500 Million in 1998, Orji Kalu Tells Court

The lawmaker representing Abia North Senatorial District and former governor of the state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos, how he gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo N100 million in 1998 when he (Obasanjo) was released from prison custody. He also said that he gave the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) N500 […]

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Delta@28: ‘Despite Strides Made, There is Room for Improvement’

• House of Assembly tribunal adjourns, reserves ruling for Warri North petitionAs Delta State rolled out the drums in celebration of its creation yesterday, August 27, the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, has declared that despite strides achieved so far in developing the state, there was room for improvement. Macaulay […]

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Nigerian Newspaper Review for August 20: EFCC Gets More Facts on Oyo-Ita N3billion ‘Fraud’

The main headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers of Tuesday, August 20, are focused on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s investigation on Winifred Oyo-Ita, Babatunde Fowler’s response to presidency’s query, Irish firm’s readiness to seize Nigeria’s N2.9tr assets among others. The Nations reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has received more […]

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Edo Assembly Crisis: My Decision is Final – Obaseki Declares

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says he is not going back on the proclamation letter for the inauguration of the state’s House of Assembly. Obaseki describes the claim that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a fresh proclamation letter for the state’s Assembly as a lie. The governor, who notes that Buhari believes in democracy, says he […]

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Obasanjo’s Letter to Buhari: 4 ‘Avoidable Calamities’ That May Befall Nigeria if Action is not Taken

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, July 15, wrote another open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. In the letter, Obasanjo warned President Buhari about the security situation in the country which he said is approaching a point where it may get out of hands. The former president said the world has been warning Nigeria against […]

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Obaseki Has no Plan to Leave APC – Aide Dismisses Defection Rumour

– Governor Obaseki’s special adviser on political and community matters, Osaro Idah, said his principal has no plan to leave the APC – Idah dismissed a report claiming Obaseki recently met with two PDP governors to hatch his defection plan – The Edo governor’s aide added that his principal has a growing popularity and wide […]