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2015 Poll: Jonathan Vows to Speak

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised the Peoples Democratic Party to adopt statutory delegates’ option in the next review of its constitution, especially for the state and local government primaries. He also said he would soon speak on his defeat in the last presidential election in 2015. Jonathan gave the …

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Presidential declaration: Fayose’s commissioners arrested

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it has arrested Ekiti state commissioner for finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the accountant-general, Mrs O.O Owolabi. They were arrested today in Abuja, during an event by Governor Ayodele Fayose, in which he declared his presidential aspiration in the 2019 …

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INEC releases names of Anambra guber candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of all candidates for the November 18 Anambra state governorship election. The commission said on Wednesday in Abuja that political parties presented candidates. The Commission, in a statement by its Director of Publicity, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said the candidates included …

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Reps to probe firearms influx: Customs, DSS invited

The House of Representatives on Wednesday invited the Nigeria Customs Service and the Department of State Service (DSS) to brief it on the influx of small arms and light weapons into the country. This was sequel to a motion under Matters of Public Importance by Mr Obinna Chidoka (Anambra-PDP) to …

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