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2015: Political cases JUSUN strike crippled

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The indefinite strike action embarked upon by the Judicial workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, which saw members of the union shutting down courts across the country, but was called off on Sunday January 25, 2015, crippled some political cases that are challenging the outcome of the primaries conducted by political […]

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Jonathan’s profile a pride to educated elite – Aminu

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Former Senator representing Adamawa Central senatorial district, Prof Jibril Aminu, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan’s landmark achievements qualified him for re-election. Aminu made the statement during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, rally in Yola. Aminu said that Jonathan’s profile was a pride to the educated elite. ‘’Late President Umaru Yar’adua was the first university […]

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Buhari’s refusal to participate in debate shocks supporters

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The refusal by the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress , APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to participate in the proposed presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Electoral Debate Group, NEDG, has been described as not only an act of cowardice to his supporters across the country but an indication of his shallow mindedness about […]

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‘Road sector reform Jonathan’s unique selling point’

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As the nation inches closer to the general elections, Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen has called on Nigerians to appreciate the massive transformation in the road sector under President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration and reward him with a second term mandate as president. Describing the road sector transformation as one of the unique selling points of […]

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Fashola’s gaffe, PDP’s gains

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It is not exactly clear what the Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola, was thinking but his comments to Lagosians that his friend and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial candidate, Jimmy Agbaje, was too old at 57 to rule the state, was a hit below the belt of his own All Progressives Congress, APC, which is fielding […]

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Youth groups endorse Jonathan’s re-election in Sokoto

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A coalition of 82 youth groups in Sokoto state has endorsed the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan for his second term in office. The groups endorsed Jonathan and Namadi Sambo at a PDP town-hall meeting and flag-off of non-violence campaign, which was organised by the Directorate of Youth Mobilisation of the party’s Presidential campaign […]

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Presidential election: Power may change hands in ogun

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

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In about two weeks, the presidential election in Nigeria, the result of which would be determined by many factors ranging from one zone to the other. Sulaiman Fasasi of Abeokuta Bureau writes on how it may pan out in Ogun state on February 14   The battle for the Presidential seat in the forthcoming next […]

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2015: Oyo students rally behind Ajimobi

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has pledged support for the second term bid of the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, in appreciation of his student-friendly policies and programmes. The Deputy Coordinator of NANS, Zone D, Mr. Afolabi Adesina, spoke on behalf of the students as the campaign train of the governor visited […]

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Senator pledges to tackle poverty and unemployment if re-elected

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The senator representing Sokoto East in the senate, Dr. Abdullahi Gobir has pledged to tackle poverty and youth unemployment if re-elected. He promised to give much emphasis on fighting poverty amongst his constituents by securing jobs for both the graduates and non-graduates. In a statement signed by the senator’s media aide, Malam Bello Muhammad and […]

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Ladoja is anti-masses, APC alleges

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The All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Oyo State, has said that the antecedents in government of the Accord Party leader and gubernatorial candidate in the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, do not show him as a lover of the masses but a man driven by ambition and selfish quest for power. It made this known in […]

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