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  • PMB Resumes, Gives Directives On Economy, Budget, Others

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday resumed official duties after returning from a seven-week vacation in the United Kingdom. Apparently burning in an unquenchable desire to speed up work from where he stopped, Buhari, who received briefings on the state of affairs so far in the country from his deputy, Vice President Osinbajo, issued some directives on…

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  • Ibori’s Return And Future Of Delta Politics

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    From across the length and breadth of Delta State, prominent politicians have continued to troop to Oghara, to pay homage to a former governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, at his country home since his return from the UK prison. The unfolding scenario looks like a renaissance in Delta politics and perhaps beyond, writes…

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  • Defection: Between Political Relevance And Fear Of EFCC

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    In this report, EMAMEH GABRIEL writes on what may have informed the gale of defections from the once ‘powerful’ PDP to the now ruling APC. When the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently announced the registration of more political parties, there were array of hopes that more political parties are coming on board not only…

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  • As “Political Grand God-Fathers” Retire From Partisan Politics

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    CHIBUZO UKAIBE and EMAMEH GABRIEL, write on the retirement of some political colossus from active partisan politics and the vacuum thereof. The last two years has seen the withdrawal of some prominent politicians from partisan politics, invariably leaving the scene for the present generation of politicians. These are political colossus, much like “political grand god-father”…

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  • Amnesty Trains 100 Ex-agitators At Bio Devt Centre Odi

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    The Presidential Amnesty Programme yesterday flagged off the training of 100 out of 500 delegates already captured into the programme at the Bioresources Development Centre, Odi in Bayelsa State. The 100 delegatetes are the first tranch of 500 delegates to be trained in various areas in Agriculture at the Bioresources Development Centre, Odi. In his…

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  • Militancy: Beyond Negotiation And Settlement

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    The unrest in the oil rich Niger Delta continues even after meetings between the federal government and leaders from the region, EMAMEH GABRIEL writes The restiveness in the Niger Delta region has lingered more than imagine, especially after decades of agitation from indigenes of the region. Although it is no more news that the conflict…

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  • 2019: The Undercurrents Of Atiku, el-Rufai Face-off

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    In the face of internal wrangling currently rocking the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), cruxes in the party appear to be spawning more twigs as some big names in the party from the North are at each other’s throat, writes EMAMEH GABRIEL.  The evolving crisis of confidence rocking the governing All Progressive Congress (APC) is…

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  • APC: Tinubu, Odigie-Oyegun And The Brewing Realignments

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) is having a tough season as frictions among its leaders, appear to be forcing  realignments from within and outside the party ahead of 2019, writes EMAMEH GABRIEL The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) rode to power at the center, barely 3 years after its multi-party coalition that pushed aside the…

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  • Kogi: What Next After Supreme Court Verdict?

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    Following the Supreme Court verdict affirming Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the rightful candidate of the APC in the November 2015, Kogi State governorship election, OMONU YAX-NELSON and EMAMEH GABRIEL examine the intrigues that trailed the election The political intrigues that followed the November 21, 2015, Kogi State governorship election were finally laid to rest yesterday,…

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