Monthly Archives: December 2018

Ekweremadu Projects ‘A President Of Igbo Extraction’ In 2023

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has projected that in 2023, “A president of an Igbo extraction” is imminent. In an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019, Ekweremadu said that the presidency of Nigeria is dependent on the mood of the nation. Speaking on the role of the southeast in the Nigerian political landscape, he noted that “no one part ...

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ASUU Strike Continues As Union Leaders Walk Out Of Meeting With FG

The Federal Government’s effort to end the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suffered another setback as it failed to reach an agreement with the leaders of the union again. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, presided over a resumed negotiation with the striking university lecturers on Monday at the ministry in ...

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Obi Does Not Use Statistical Data Recklessly — Spokesman …Defends Figures Reeled Out During VP Debate

Media Adviser to the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to disregard those going about debunking, as incorrect, the data used by Mr. Peter Obi to support his points during the 2018 Vice Presidential Debate. Mr. Valentine Obienyem said that engaging in what he called “statistical fallacy” was a mark ...

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Strike: National Assembly Shutdown, A National Embarrassment – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the “shameful development in the National Assembly which has seen parliamentary workers shut down the legislative complex following the commencement of their four-day strike is a sad reminder of what Nigerians witnessed under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration.” In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Oniru, ...

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The Imperative Of Creating Jobs, Growing Nigeria’s GDP

By Louis Okoroma As the 2019 elections draw near, the issue of how to create jobs for the teeming millions of young school leavers, graduates and adults in the country is taking center stage. Creating jobs and growing the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the mark of a sound economy and a sign that the government of the country ...

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Agbaje Group Accuses Lagos APC Of Compromising PVCs For N10,000

…’Lagos has rejected APC’ The campaign organisation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate for Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of cloning and compromising Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for N10,000 preparatory to rigging the 2019 polls in the state. APC agents have been sneaking from street to street and from house to ...

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‘Aguleri People Are Igala Migrants, Not Igbo’ 

… they came to subdue Umueri but failed to conquer Raymond Ozoji, Awka Sometime in the recent past, precisely at Amaeze Aguleri during the Investiture of Patrons of Eri Kingdom, the traditional ruler of Aguleri community, Eze Christopher Nwabunwanne Idigo Ogalagidi ll, had mentioned Aguleri, Igbariam, Nsugbe, Nteje, Nri and Oraeri as descendants of Eri Kingdom. The traditional ruler and ...

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‘I’m Guilty’ – OAU Sex-For-Marks Lecturer, Akindele

Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, a former lecturer in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife dragged to court for demanding sex to pass one of his students, Monica Osagie, on Monday changed his plea from ‘not guilty’ to ‘guilty.’ The Punch reports that the prosecutor, Mr. Shogunle Adenekan said all parties in the matter have reached plea bargain and pleaded for a ...

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