Chief Charles Idahosa is a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State and Political Adviser to Governor Adams Oshiomhole. In this interview, he says the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) knows the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamuâ€™s governorship bid will not fly.
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Having acted as the game changer in the last presidential election, it should have been a feeling of euphoria for the Southwest progressives when they gathered at the Premier Hotel in Ibadan last Thursday. Not only had the Southwest progressives contributed to the enthroning of a central government, but it had also positioned one of its shining lights, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as the countryâ€™s number two man. That his grandson-in-law was the countryâ€™s vice-president would not have seriously disturbed
On May14, 2012, there was massive demonstration in Benin City leading to loss of lives and property. The bone of contention was an allegation that INEC was in league with some people to undertake a fake voterâ€™s registration exercise for the purpose of rigging the governorship elections scheduled to hold some 2 months away.
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ABUJA â€“ Patriotic Christian Youths of Nigeria (PCYN), has accused the former aspirant in the just concluded Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) presidential election, Rev. Jeremiah Gado, of sponsoring division in the national Christian body after his defeat.
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Following the controversy generated by the appointment of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi as new Boko Haram leader by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ISIS, a renown security expert and CEO, Halogen Security, Mr.Wale Olaoye, in this interview, says the Federal Government should commission a war-room to curb insurgency. He also speaks on the latest video on Chibok girls released by the Islamist group Excerpts:
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Based on personal principle, I seldom quote the Bible on these pages. I am a Christian, but wearing my religion on my sleeve is not my style. But, the topic of todayâ€™s article is inextricably linked with that Biblical injunction and it is inescapable to cite it. The world is gradually moving close the brink of disaster or another global religious war. Christian â€œcheeksâ€ have been slapped in virtually every country on the globe by Islamic fanatics apparently with impunity. We must stop to ask
On the night of June 2, 2015, gunmen blocked a highway on Libyaâ€™s northern coast and stopped a white truck speeding toward Tripoli, the capital. The men trained their assault rifles on the driver. Three climbed aboard to search the cargo.
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One of the most worrisome drawbacks in our educational system, particularly from the last three decades onwards, is the neglect of Nigerian history in the curricula of our primary and secondary schools. In the developed and serious-minded developing countries around the world, the importance of history as a source of ideas required for actualising the quest for national development and nation-building is recognised by most people.
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As we move from being a toddler to a young giggling girl, a teenage diva right through to becoming a glamorous woman, we all begin to discover our own style of dressing. From the love of the color pink, florals, frills and dainty hairstyles, some of us have always had it in us the want to look good. Style is eternal they say while fashion comes and goes. It is a womanâ€™s pride to look stylish.
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The Olympic Eagles finally gave the country a little pride as they won for Nigeria her only medal at the Rio Olympics when they defeated hard-fighting Honduras 3-2 to clinch the bronze medal.
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Ahmed Garba, 20, lives with deformity. This is particularly visible in his limbs, hips, ankles and feet, due to prolonged weakness and lack of appropriate orthopaedic bracing after he was stricken by polio, a contagious disease as a baby.
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BENIN CITY - Arewa Forum in Edo State, declared its support for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Godwin Obaseki, saying he is better qualified to lead the state than any other candidate.
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ENUGU - The perennial traffic gridlock that had become a permanent feature at Penoks-Tâ€™Junction and Abakpa-Nike Lake roads, considered two major arteries linking the densely populated areas of Enugu, the Enugu State capital has thinned out, following the completion of the reconstruction work by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
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ASABA - ABOUT 28 persons, including doctors, nurses and others are on quarantine and surveillance in Delta and Anambra States following the death of a medical doctor, Dr. Okeke, transferred from Asaba to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, after being diagnosed of Lassa Fever.
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A former Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Mike Igini, was in the delegation that recently assessed the preparation of Ghana ahead of its December general elections. Igini speaks on the mission.
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The National Coordinator of the Christian Pentecostal Mission (CPM) Rev. (Mrs.) Mercy Ezekiel, says the CPM is bringing youths together to teach them how to fly high in their endeavours.
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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has advised the Federal Government to intensify research into alternative energy instead of spending funds on the search for oil in the northern part of the country.
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ONE desire of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ before he left this earthly world and ascended into heaven, is for his followers to be united and be one. (John 17:6-21) â€˜...Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to you. Holy Father, keep through your name those who you have given me, that they may be one as we are...â€™
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Marcus Garvey once said that: "A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots"
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Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has paraded a 45-year-old Islamic cleric (Mallam) for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10- year-old boy in Lafia.
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