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CSOs berate FG over Ogoni clean-up

December 1, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Adeola Tukuru Abuja The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (CLSD), yesterday, expressed dismay on the seeming inactive response by the federal government to the Niger Delta clean- up, noting that the position has created fear and apathy among communities in the region. The group further added that the commencement Read More

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900 candidates to contest Saturday’s council poll in Akwa Ibom

November 28, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) yesterday said 900 candidates would vie for positions in Saturday local government elections in the state. The Chairman of the commission, Aniedi Ikoiwak, who confirmed this explained that no fewer than 100 candidates were contesting the chairmanship positions in the 31 local government councils, while 800 candidates were for the 329 councillorship Read More

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2019: Govs, North Central leaders urge Buhari to re-contest

November 23, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Taiye Odewale Abuja Governors and key political leaders from the North Central geo-political zone have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. The call was made by the group yesterday at the regional meeting of the national committee of Buhari support groups in Abuja, saying they would only persuade and compel him to Read More

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PDP chair: North central leaders back Secondus

November 20, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Emeka Nze Abuja Barely 20 days to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention, former governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang and leaders of North Central zone have expressed their support for the aspiration of the former Acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. The leaders of the party in the zone had at the weekend in Abuja described Secondus as Read More

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Rose wins WGC in Shanghai

October 30, 2017 Editorial IV 0

England’s Justin Rose won the WGC Champions title in Shanghai as world number one Dustin Johnson capitulated on the final day. Johnson led by six shots and was eight clear of Rose after three rounds. But Rose, 37, shot a five-under-par 67, which included eight birdies and three bogeys, to finish on 14 under. American Johnson carded a five-over 77 Read More