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    The Battle Between Ndoma-Egba And Enoh For Cross River Senatorial Seat

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    Uchenna Awom writes on the clamour for the Cross River Central senatorial zone seat between the Senate leader, Senator Ndoma-Egba and chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon John Enoh  Two years ago, reports indicated that Senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), who presently represents Cross River Central in the Senate, would contest the…

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  • Niger East By-election: APC Chieftain Warns Against Rigging

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    Former presidential aspirant and oil magnate, Alhaji Uba Malami has warned against the consequences of rigging the forthcoming Niger East senatorial by-election. Malami in a excluse chat with LEADERSHIP also advised the constituents and electorate in the district to protect their votes and ensure that the will of the people is respected in the poll….

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    PDP Is United In Abia – Abaribe

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    Senator Enyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe is the chairman, Senate Committee on Information, Media and Public Affairs. A two-term senator who was deputy governor of Abia State in the Orji Kalu administration, he speaks on his aspiration to govern the state come 2015 in this interview with select journalists. Uchenna Awom was there for LEADERSHIP. What are…

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    Senate Adjourns Over Kuta’s Death

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    In line with its tradition, the Senate adjourned plenary session yesterday in honour of Senator Dahiru Awaisu Kuta (PDP Niger East) who died on the 12th of this month while the Senate was on recess. The Senate, which just resumed from its two weeks end of third legislative session recess, sat for few minutes for…

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    APC Convention: Intrigues, Horse-trading That Produced New Leaders

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    All Progressives Congress (APC) held its maiden National Convention as a party. New leaders were selected, but with it are intrigues, horse-trading that left many questions that desire answers. UCHENNA AWOM writes. The All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders can for now boast of having pulled off albeit successfully its maiden national convention. But the conduct…

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    Chibok: Group Wants Jonathan To Review Foreign Assistance

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    Save Democracy Group, SDG, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to review offer of assistance made by some international communities in the efforts to free the abducted Chibok schoolgirls as their assistance has not yielded any significant success. Speaking at its second quarter state of the nation address in Abuja yesterday, the national coordinator of…

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    $500m Airport Loan: Senate To Ensure Judicious Application

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    The chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, Hope Uzodimma, yesterday, said that the committee would ensure judicious application of the $500 million Chinese loan. The loan was collected by the federal government to complete the on-going projects in various airports in the country. Uzodimma, who stated this when his committee met with the Ministry of Aviation…

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    Democracy Now Firmly Rooted In Nigeria – Mark

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    President of the Senate David Mark has affirmed that in spite of the challenges since 1999, democracy is now firmly rooted in Nigeria for good. Senator Mark told a delegation from the Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom on a study tour of Nigeria in Abuja yesterday that democracy has been stabilized and all…

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    State Of Emergency: Why Northern Senators Made U-turn

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    A subtle threat was all that was needed to swing some hard-line northern senators to support the extension of the state of emergency in the three north-east states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. The motion was surprisingly approved unanimously by the Senate on Tuesday, thus fuelling speculation as to the real reason for the volte-face….

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