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Fireworks signal Edo poll

Fireworks signal Edo poll

Ahead of the Edo State governorship election, BIYI ADEGOROYE writes that the stage is set for an explosive campaign between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Party (APC)   I f the…

Boko Haram attack on UN helicopter is a grave escalation –Ekhomu

Boko Haram attack on UN helicopter is a grave escalation –Ekhomu

    S ecurity expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu, has described last week’s attack on a UN Humanitarian flight as a dangerous and grave escalation of the insurgency.     He said that the capability and…

Zoning and Bayelsa’s next Senatorial by-elections

Zoning and Bayelsa’s next Senatorial by-elections

A s plans are underway to conduct by-elections to fill the vacant seats for Bayelsa Central and Bayelsa West Senatorial Districts at the National Assembly, occasioned by the election of Governor Duoye Diri and Senator…

Sen. Bassey: It’s dangerous to play down COVID-19

Sen. Bassey: It’s dangerous to play down COVID-19

Senator Gershom Bassey, who represents Cross River South on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). In this interview with CHUKWU DAVID, he…

Rescuing media houses from seething fire

Rescuing media houses from seething fire

When beggars die, there are no comets seen, but the heaven blaze forth the death of princes. William Shakespeare     T he above statement by Calpurnia, wife of the Roman statesman, Julius Caesar, aptly…

Karounwi Oladapo: Nigeria can’t afford to have another septuagenarian president

Karounwi Oladapo: Nigeria can’t afford to have another septuagenarian president

Hon. Karounwi Oladapo was a Deputy Speaker in Ekiti State House of Assembly between 1999 and 2003, and now the spokesperson of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the South West. He spoke with ADEWUMI…

Ize-Iyamu can’t govern Edo, says Osifo, LP candidate

Ize-Iyamu can’t govern Edo, says Osifo, LP candidate

The candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Dr. Isaiah Osifo, has called on Edo people to reject the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Pastor…

I’m not involved in empowerment programme –Osagie

I’m not involved in empowerment programme –Osagie

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie has said he is not involved in any widows’ empowerment scheme. In a statement, Osagie cautioned the general public…

Why Ondo needs Abraham’s blessings

Ondo State is uniquely blessed in many ways. It is the only state that shares territorial boundaries with four states and the ocean. In addition, it is one of the few states blessed with cash…

Ondo guber: Screening c’ttee submits report, disqualifies one aspirant

Ondo guber: Screening c’ttee submits report, disqualifies one aspirant

The Ondo State Screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket Friday submitted its report, stating that one of the aspirants was disqualified. The Secretary of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Senator…