• DPC Raises The Alarm Over Plot To De-register Political Parties

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    The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has raised the alarm over alleged fresh plot to de-register more political parties through the ongoing Constitutional and Electoral amendment by retaining section 78(7) of the Electoral Act 2010. The party raised the alarm in a letter  to the National Assembly leadership signed by the national chairman, Rev. Olusegun Peters…

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  • Political Parties Call For Abolition Of SIECs

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    Political parties in Nigeria under the aegis of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have called for the abolition of State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) in the country. This is contained in a statement signed by the national publicity secretary of IPAC, Chief Ogbuehi Dike and made available to newsmen in Abuja, yesterday. According to the statement,…

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  • Buhari: Ex-Rep Urges Gratitude To God, Not Accusations

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    Former member of the house of representatives, Alhaji Isa Ashiru has urged Nigerians to offer gratitude to God for President Muhammadu Buhari’s return and not engage in self-accusations. Ashiru who made the statement soon after Buhari’s aircraft touched  down at the Kaduna Airforce base, said Nigerians in their millions  prayed fervently for the safe return…

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    Anambra Guber: UPP Reconstitutes State Working Committee

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    The National Working Committee (NWC), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of United Progressive Party (UPP) has reconstituted the State Working Committee (SWC) of the party in Anambra State. This is contained in a statement signed by the national chairman of UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie and made available to LEADERSHIP in Abuja,…

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  • DPC Urges CBN To Sustain Strengthening Of Naira

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    The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, Governor, Dr. Godwin Emefiele and Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun to avoid monetary policies that allegedly triggered the  economic recession now that the naira is beginning to appreciate against the dollar. The DPC in a statement by the national chairman, Rev. Olusegun…

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  • Stop Spreading Death Rumours, Ex-Rep Cautions Nigerians

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    A former member of the House of Representatives from Kaduna State, Alhaji Isa Ashiru has cautioned politicians and the public to refrain from spreading death rumours that are unnecessarily over-heating the polity. He described as unfortunate rumours that spread this week about the death of a top national figure and wondered what their originators hoped…

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  • Nigeria Needs Restructuring – Sade

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    Abdulrahman Sade is a public affairs analyst and a media consultant to the United Nations (UN). In this interview with PAUL UWADIMA, Sade gives his views on the state of the nation. What is your thought on the present state of Nigeria’s economy? I sympathise a lot with the people on the lower rung of…

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  • Budget Padding: CNPP Kicks Against Jibrin’s Probe

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    The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has rejected the move by the House of Representatives to probe Hon. Abdulmumi Jibrin over his efforts at exposing budget fraud in the House, reiteratin its call for independent investigation into the allegations “rather than engaging in the persecution of the whistleblower.” The House Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara…

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