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“Politics of godfatherism killing Abia State,” PDP chieftain laments

A chieftain of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the immediate Past General Manager of the Abia State Environmental Protection Agency, ASEPA, Victor Okechukwu Apugo, lamented the the politics of godfatherism of the past and current government in the state. Apugo complained on the negative effects of Godfatherism on the people and the development of the state. According to ...

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June 12: Money politics a major cankerworm destroying Nigeria, says Ex-Senator

Money politics has been described as cankerworm Nigerians need to discard in order to achieve the aims of developing the nation. The statement was made by Senator Bisi Oyewo who represented Kwara South Senatorial District between 1991 and 1992. He gave the advice in llorin on Thursday while speaking with newsmen on June 12 and Nigeria’s democracy. Oyewo, who was ...

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2023: Senator Orji dekunks report of presidential ambition, insists on quitting partisan politics

Former Governor of Abia State and present Senator representing Abia Central Senatorial district, Theodore Orji has debunked rumours of presidential ambition. He added that he would he would quit partisan politics in 2023. Orji also disclaimed his 2023 presidential campaign posters that filled some streets in Umuahia and Aba. In a statement signed by Ifeanyi Umere, his Chief Liaison Officer ...

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Lawan reveals reason why he joined partisan politics

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday made it known that his sojourn into partisan politics came with a vow never to deceive those who elected him. According to the Senate President, his decision to be transparent in his dealings as a lawmaker stems from his determination to deliver effective representation to his people, and by extension in service to the ...

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2023: Politicking at this period premarure, bad signal for Nigeria- Don

Prof. Jonah Onuoha, the Head of Political Science Department, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has described the current campaign by political office holders ahead of 2023 as premature and bad omen for the nation’s democracy. Speaking in an interview with newsmen in Nsukka on Friday, Onuoha also described the trend as an unhealthy development. He, therefore, urged politicians, “who are preoccupied ...

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APC Women Leader, Kemi Nelson asks professionals to join politics

The APC Women Leader in Lagos State, Mrs Kemi Nelson, has called on professionals to actively participate in politics in order to influence policies for national growth. Nelson made the call on Friday in her keynote address at the Annual Dinner and Awards Night of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) in Lagos. The event had as its theme, ...

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Edo Crisis: Violence imminent as Obaseki bans political rally

Edo State APC crisis has taken another dimension as the state government has completely banned all political rallies and gatherings in any part of the state. It directed all security agencies to deal firmly with all persons, no matter how highly placed who breached the directive. A statement signed by Secretary to the Edo State Government, Barr. Osarodion Ogie, said ...

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Vote-buying: Group urges INEC to impose strict sanctions against culprits

Cleen Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to impose significant sanction against any political parties involved in vote buying in elections. The organisation suggests that INEC should begin the sanction with any vote-buying party in the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi. Mr Benson Olugbuo, Executive Director of the foundation, spoke in ...

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Nigeria rated low in women participation in politics, polled 181 out of 193 countries

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) says Nigeria currently ranks 181 out of 193 countries polled in terms women’s participation in politics. Dr Joy Onyesoh, Country Director, WILPF Nigeria, said this on Thursday in Abuja. Onnyesoh was speaking during the National Conference on Women’s Participation in Nigeria: Post 2019 General Elections, in a presentation on “Incidences of Violence ...

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Breaking: Gbenga Daniel quits politics, resigns from PDP

Former Governor of Ogun State and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s campaign director, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has decided to quit partisan politics and has resigned from PDP He made this surprise intimation in a letter to the National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, dated March 14, 2019, According to him, he has decided to quit partisan politics based ...

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