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AzeezFebruary 8, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo says he has no candidate for 2019, Trump’s aide resigns, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should monitor today. Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he ...

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AzeezNovember 22, 2017

No one will endorse Buhari as APC’s sole candidate – Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said the ruling party has not endorsed President Muhammadu ...

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AzeezOctober 17, 2017

Buhari is the only credible candidate for 2019 election – Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has said there is no credible candidate for the 2019 Presidential election except President Muhammadu ...

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EditorSeptember 12, 2017

2019: Could Soyinka be sowing seeds for an unknown candidate?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It is hardly a secret that Professor Wole Soyinka was pleased with the defeat of President ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Anambra election: APC panel begins Nwoye probe

The All Progressives Congress has started the probe of the winner of the ticket for the Anambra governorship election, Tony ...

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EditorAugust 19, 2017

[YNaija 2019] What to expect from your ideal candidate

by Usman Alabi What do you expect from your ideal candidate in 2019, especially given the present state of the ...

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AzeezJuly 30, 2017

Candidate killed in Venezuela vote as violence erupts

Jose Felix Pineda, a candidate in a controversial election taking place in Venezuela was shot on Sunday, after assassins broke ...

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AzeezMay 19, 2017

NSCDC arrests JAMB candidate with gun

Security agencies have arrested a 21-year-old candidate of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) who brought a gun to one of the ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2016

Ondo gov polls: INEC staff demanding $1m bribe from me – Jimoh Ibrahim

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has alleged that a staff of the Independent National ...

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AzeezAugust 31, 2016

Ondo Guber: Jimoh Ibrahim’s emergence as candidate… illegal – Markarfi-led faction

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State on Wednesday said the emergence of Jimoh Ibrahim as ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2016

Ondo governorship: Jimoh Ibrahim emerges candidate of Sheriff’s PDP faction

Despite a court order on Monday barring it from conducting a primary election, the Ali-Modu Sheriff’s faction of the Peoples ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

Disgruntled Edo guber candidate pitches tent with Sheriff

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo state primary has come under contention as an aspirant who lost the election, Matthew ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 29, 2015

Opinion: What do you do when your candidate does not win?

by Temi Odejide This is not a very popular question. It’s not really a question anyone of us wants to ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 1, 2014

@DeleMomodu : Why I have converted to Buharism

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me reiterate here that I’m a latter day convert to Buharism. Truth is it ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 25, 2014

@Gimbakakanda: Niger 2015 – Who let the boys out? (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda Niger State, without a doubt, is passing through the darkest phase in its political evolution. This is not about the ...

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May 5, 2014

Incredible: WAEC candidate gives birth in exam hall

by Zara Mustapha A 22-year-old final year student of Akyem Swedru Senior High School (SHS) in Ghana was reported to have ...

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January 18, 2014

Why I called the Pope an Anti-Christ – Rev. Chris Okotie opens up

by ‘Jola Sotubo Pastor Chris Okotie of the Household of God Church International Ministries, located in the Ikeja area of ...

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January 10, 2014

Opinion: Prophecies can solve all Nigeria’s problems in 2014

by Ayiba Tare Ojukosin If you’re outside Nigeria, you may mistake this as just a denomination’s declaration for the year, ...

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December 29, 2013

PDP can never win in Nigeria again – Amaechi

by ‘Jola Sotubo Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers has spoken out against his former party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). ...

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December 1, 2013

Ekerete Udoh: The G-5 governors’ merger with the APC – Matters arising

by Ekerete Udoh Let’s look at Rivers state- will the people of Rivers, jettison their next door son, and embrace ...

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September 27, 2013

Akin Osuntokun: Nuhu Ribadu’s choice as candidate from the ‘North’

by Akin Osuntokun To make myself clear I wholly subscribe to Chief Awolowo’s prescription of decentralised federalism as the optimal ...

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August 15, 2013

Opinion: Of Ango Abdullahi’s Born to Rule Mentality

by Remi Oyeyemi Of all the above three variables, the South is more favoured than the North. It is only ...

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