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As Govt Frustrates SURE-P Into Sacking 111,000


By Ugochukwu Ugwuanyi When the now-rested Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in February this year intimated us that the Federal Government is diverting the SURE-P money towards prosecuting project 2015, many dismissed the allegation as another political statement lacking in substance. But now, we know better. The spokesman of the defunct party, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, […]

Hot Race For Anambra Govt House

•Anambra elections: Fight to the finish

Two coming elections, local government and governorship, make Anambra State a theatre of war of sorts The history of elections in Anambra State which prides itself as the light of the nation, in the last 10 years, contradicts its claim to that expression. The 2003 governorship election that ushered in the incumbent governor, Peter Obi, […]

APC To Obi: Stop Playing Politics With Nigeria’s Unity

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described as a very dangerous game that could threaten the nation’s unity the decision by Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, southeast Nigeria, to sensationalise the recent home return of 14 (not 72 as widely claimed) Anambra indigenes from Lagos. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by […]

Registration Of APC And Challenges Ahead


After several months of twists and turns and seemingly insurmountable hurdles placed on the path of getting the All Progressives Congress, APC, registered, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, finally succumbed on Wednesday, 31 July, 2013. Four opposition parties: Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN; All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP; Congress for Progressive Change, CPC; and […]

Excitement Over APC Registration

•Mohamadu Buhari

There has been excitement over the registration of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, since Wednesday, with many politicians describing it as the best thing to have happened to the Nigerian democracy. Many of the promoters of the APC applauded the registration, saying it is a major challenge that […]

Stop Playing Politics With Relocation Of Destitute —Igbokwe

Joe Igbokwe

An Igbo leader in Lagos, Mr. Joe Igbokwe has warned critics not to play politics with the recent relocation of some Igbo destitute from Lagos by the state government. Igbokwe, at a news conference on Wednesday in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, said the truth of the matter was that Lagos had said it would not accept […]

Opeyemi Bamidele’s Selective Amnesia


By Abiola Olufemi In a democratic dispensation, anyone has a right to aspire to any political office insofar as he is constitutionally qualified. I have watched for a while now the political developments in Ekiti State, especially within the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, where a member of the House of Representatives, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, […]

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