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Anambra Politics: Dep gov, Okeke dumps APGA for APC, meets Buhari

About three weeks to the November 6, 2021 Anambra governorship election, the state’s Deputy Governor, Nkem Okeke, has formally defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). On Wednesday, President Muhammadu  received Okeke. He was presented to the President by the  company of the APC national caretaker committee chairman and Yobe State governor, ...

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Gov Uzodinma warns NDDC key stakeholders to shun politics

Governor Hope Uzodinma, of Imo State, has called on Niger Delta stakeholders to shun politics so that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) would function properly for the development of the region. Governor Uzodinma made this remark while hosting the NDDC Interim Administrator, Mr. Efiong Akwa, and his team of directors at the Imo State Government House, Owerri, the state ...

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CAN accuses DSS of playing politics with security issues

The Christian Association of Nigeria has accused  the Department of State Services of playing politics with the security of the country. It will be recalled that the DSS had ssued a warning that some grouos were plotting ethno-religious violence in parts of the country. It added that the elements want to exploit the fault  in the country to cause ethno-religious ...

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Politics not dirty, depends on how one plays it- APC stalwart

An All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart in Abeokuta, Lanre Oyegbola-Sodipo, has said partisan politics should be public service. Oyegbola-Sodipo, a Marketing Communications consultant and media practitioner, made the remark in an interview with our reporter. He said he does not see politics as dirty. Rather, to him, something good can come out of politics, “depending to what use one puts ...

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2023 Presidency: Umahi breaks silence, says he will soon retire from politics

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has broken silence on the speculation that he is eyeing presidency in 2023 under the platform of his new party, APC Acccording to the Governor, he wants to retore from  politics after the completion of eight years as Governor. Speaking while Senate Chief Whip, D. Orji Uzor Kalu, hosted him in Abuja, he warned PDPto ...

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Melaye to Buhari: Donating N25bn to Nigerian youths doesn’t make sense

A former Senator, Dino Melaye, has picked jokes in the Federal Government’s decision to donate N25bn to Nigerian youths to invest in business. Melaye said the decision was hasty and lacked an indepth analytical framework. In a post on his Facebook page, the former lawmaker said the money would be used for feeding due to corruption and what he termed ...

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State of the Nation: PDP puts all political activities on hold

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended all its political and electioneering activities. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Friday. Ologbondiyan said that the decision was a further mark of honour for Nigerian youths who were killed at the Lekki Toll Gate as well as other killings ...

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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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