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PDP To Change Its Name, Announcement Expected Sunday

Ekweremadu heads committee on new designation After suffering a string of losses in the last four governorship elections – Edo, Ondo, Anambra and Ekiti, and  in a  pre-emptive move designed to prevent the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from tagging it as corrupt, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has finally resolved to change its name ahead of the ...

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Senator Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Gov Ticket

Sen. Ademola Adeleke, representing Osun West Senatorial District has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic (PDP) governorship primary ahead of Sept. 22 election. Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, who is the Chairman of the election panel, said Adeleke scored 1,569 votes. Dickson said that Adeleke’s closest rival, Mr Akin Ogunbiyi, the Chief Executive Officer of Mutual Benefit ...

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Killings In Nigeria, Greatest Threat To Nigeria’s Existence, Says Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has described the current spate of violence and senseless killings by gunmen across the nation and particularly in the Northern part of the country as the biggest ever existential threat to the nation’s corporate existence, since after the civil war, which ended in 1970. Aside from this, the Governor singled out ...

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Editors Condemn Bill Which Seeks To Criminalise Journalists

The Nigerian Guild of Editors have vehemently condemned the Nigerian Press Council Act 1992 (Repeal and Enactment Bill 2018) which seeks to criminalise journalists and journalism practice, takes away the power of the law courts and usurps the constitutional duties of academic institutions and regulatory agencies such as the National Universities Commission (NUC). In a communiqué issued at the end ...

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Atiku Inaugurates Presidential Campaign, Says PDP Will Restore Nigeria’s Economy

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on Nigerians to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the nation prepares for the forthcoming general elections. He accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of failing to secure the people and their property, as well as worsening the economic situation of the nation. Addressing a gathering of PDP supporters on Saturday ...

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Anambra To Celebrate Palm Wine Festival

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism  in Anambra state says preparations are in top gear for the  entire state to celebrate the rich cultural heritage inherent in palm wine as the French celebrate its champagne and red wine festival. The mystical reproductive power of the local unadulterated palm wine as well as its ...

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Anambra Lawmaker Enlivens Constituents… Launches Onitsha-North 2 Talent Hunt  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka As part of his community development drive as well as his passion to ameliorate the living conditions of his constituents in Onitsha-North 2 state constituency, Hon. Edward Obiefuna Ibuzo has concluded arrangements to organize the maiden edition of his constituency talent hunt show aimed at taking over 3000 youths off the streets. The talent hunt programme otherwise ...

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Alex Otti Back In The Race For Abia Governorship

Dr. Alex Otti, a former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2015 general elections in Abia on Friday declared his interest to run again in 2019, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Otti, a former banker and renowned financial expert, told a mammoth crowd of his supporters at the Ngwa High School, Aba, venue of ...

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Obiano Won’t Issue APGA Ticket, Says Party Scribe

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The state secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state Hon.Tony Ifeanya has admonished prospective aspirants on the platform of APGA to campaign vigorously in their respective constituencies and local government areas to earn their votes. He said that the fate of aspirants would be decided by the statutory and adhoc delegates that would ...

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‘Anambra People Don’t Bother With Death Certificates Except Landed Property & Money Are Involved’

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The National Population Commission (NPC) has decried what it sees as incessant claim of death certificates by bereaved families when such claims involve access to the bank accounts of deceased persons. The commission also observed that people seldom come to obtain death certificates except if the deceased has some money in the bank and other landed property ...

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