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Rivers community laments bad road

Nyesom Wike Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt RESIDENTS of Miniorlu in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State have appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike to repair the road linking their community. The road, which had been…


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Times are hard, Nigerians are groaning, Buhari is working – Oyegun

National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun Olufemi Atoyebi National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Odigie Oyegun, on Saturday said despite the challenges facing Nigeria currently, the future of the country was…


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PDP prays for Buhari as Makarfi takes over

Party apologizes to members over crisis PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, offered prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, who left Nigeria on Monday for London. Buhari, who will be in London…



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I Wouldn’t Redecorate The White House – Trump

Controversial precidential aspirant whose the five letters of his last name boldly adorn buildings around the United States declares that if he makes it to the White House, He, Donald Trump, says he won’t be…


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Ayo Fayose says he has gone on indefinite strike

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, says he has gone on indefinite strike just as the state civil service are currently embarking on an indefinite strike following unpaid salaries. In a live broadcast in the state…


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You Demoted Me, Tinubu Accuses Saraki

There was a mild drama at the Senate’s plenary Thursday when the Wife of a leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Senator Oluremi Tinubu accused the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of demoting her. Tinubu, (APC,…



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Larijani elected interim speaker of Iranian parliament

The Iranian legislators picked Ali Larijani as the interim speaker of the new Majlis (parliament) on Sunday. Out of 281 votes, Larijani was elected with 173 votes in favor. The other candidate, Mohammad Reza Aref, who…



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Manny Pacquiao elected into Philippines senate

WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, 37, who retired from boxing to join politics won big when he got elected into the Philippines’ senate on Thursday. He was declared among 12 new members of the upper house…


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Reasons many politicians lie, By Bisi Daniels

  There are some general reasons why politicians, the world over, lie so much. They do so without any guilt. But peculiar to Nigeria or other infant and growing democracies are high levels of impunity,…


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PDP names 5 states where Congress will be repeated

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will repeat its congresses in seven states where it encountered challenges during the conduct of the exercises. The Chairman, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff, announced the decision…


PDP Chieftain to Sheriff: shelve your ambition to save PDP

Ahead of the National Convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), a political analyst and a chieftain of the party, Ebubeagu Ekenulo, has called on the acting National Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff…



How Hillary Clinton Will Fight Donald Trump’s Unpredictability

Donald Trump lurches in unexpected but effective ways. As a businessman, his unpredictability left rivals scratching their heads, and checking their wallets. After 11 months of mounting campaign trail success in the face of more…




The Media Is Very Sorry for Getting Trump Wrong

On the day after Donald Trump became the de facto nominee of the Republican Party, NBC did a curious thing: the news organization sent Lester Holt to anchor an entire episode of its nightly broadcast from the lobby…


Ted Cruz drops presidential bid

Ted Cruz bowed out of the Republican presidential race Tuesday following a crushing loss to Donald Trump in Indiana, clearing the path for the real estate mogul to clinch the GOP nomination. It was a…


Ted Cruz drops presidential bid

Ted Cruz bowed out of the Republican presidential race Tuesday following a crushing loss to Donald Trump in Indiana, clearing the path for the real estate mogul to clinch the GOP nomination. It was a…


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Guns Boom As 16 Lawmakers Impeach Edo Speaker

The sound of heavy gunshots was yesterday heard within and around the  premises of the Edo State House of Assembly as 16 out of the 24 member  lawmakers impeached the speaker, Hon Victor Edoror and…


I Didn’t Take Part In Double Pay As Former Gov – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige yesterday distanced himself from the alleged double payment for former governors as salary, emolument or pension from Anambra state government coffers. Senator Ngige equally stated that he…


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You cannot preside over my trial, Saraki tells CCT boss

SENATE President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, told the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr Danladi Yakubu Umar, that he lacks the moral justification to preside over his trial on the allegation…


Oyo Reps Member Rallies Support For Sheriff As PDP Chairman

The member representing Ogo-Oluwa/Surulere federal constituency in Oyo State, Dokun Odebunmi, on Sunday made a case for Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to continue in office as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Rep….


Save APC from selfish politicians – Baraje tells Buhari

– Abubakar Kawu Baraje says it is time for President Buhari to start playing politics and save the APC from the hands of a few selfish people – Accuses some self-centred leaders of the APC of fostering impunity, lawlessness and divisive tendencies in the party – Says the divisions in the party resulted in APC losing in many states where rerun elections had taken place


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Police avert APC/PDP clash in Kubwa

Police in Kubwa on Wednesday evening averted a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and those of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kukwaba area of Kubwa, Abuja. A police source said…



Why APC May Lose Senate Presidency To PDP – Nwaboshi

Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, Peter Nwaboshi currently represents Delta North Senatorial District in the National Assembly. In this interview, he expresses hope that a member of his party…



Vietnam’s Parliament Elects First Female Speaker

The National Assembly of Vietnam on Thursday elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as the country’s first female house Speaker in Hanoi.   It said that Ngan had been elected and sworn in as the National…



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Wall Street Finally Comes to Terms with Donald Trump

During a recent luncheon at the glitzy Hunt & Fish Club on West 44th Street, in Manhattan, Frank Luntz, the renowned political consultant and pollster, offered a group of influential Wall Street bankers—a deep-pocketed array…



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Garba Shehu Denies Buying $800,000 From CBN, Threatens To Sue PDP

Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has denied getting $800,000 forex at N185 from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the instructions of Emefiele, CBN…


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Ali Modu Sheriff ‘has brought PDP back to life’

Serving Senators and former Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party have passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of the party’s National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Sheriff was lauded by the party chieftains…