The President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Coordinator for Obafemi Owode Local Government area of Ogun State, Mr. Adeyinka Kotoye, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will win the majority of votes in the South West, based on his performance and contributions to the growth of the region and the country.
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He said: “I know the man who started it all and I know the one that took N200,000 from my pocket. We cannot continue to live in this kind of country. Justice must be done.”
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BY its admission, more than one million permanent voters’ cards have been stolen from the Indepen-dent National Electoral Commission, INEC, which prefaces this story with the trite line that the cards are useless since only their authentic owners could use them. INEC should get wiser as the thefts continue.
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The Labour Party governorship candidate in Delta State, Mr. Great Ogboru, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to fix the governorship and House of Assembly elections for March 28 while the presidential and National Assembly elections should hold on April 11. Ogboru said alternating the election dates would give each political party an idea... [Read...
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Idolised by fans as the Peoples General, Chief Great Ogboru had become a rallying platform for opposition to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Delta State. He had in the last decade moved across different political platforms in his quest for the governorship of the state - South-South Rainbow Coalition, SSRC, then the Alliance for Democracy in 2003, the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP in 2007 and 2011, and now Labour Party, LP . Ogboru has continuously captivated popular imagination in Delta, yet has underperformed at the crucial point of counting the votes. Ogboru has, however, pleaded the a
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday, took a swipe at President Goodluck Jonathan for his repeated visits to Lagos ahead of the March 28 presidential election. They said the President was only being deceived by the state leaders of the... [Read...
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The Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase II (CAVA II) grant has been awarded to Federal College of Agriculture, Akure by the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
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IT is believed that smallholder farmers can become the bedrock of food security in Africa, provided they can access the essential ingredients of modern agriculture like quality seed of improved crop varieties.
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Despite increasing calls on the Federal Government to focus on non-oil segment of the economy as a result of falling crude prices, the activities of manufacturers of leather works are largely informal COMFORT OSEGHALE writes With 10 clusters in Aba, Abia state and five others scattered across the country, membership of the Association of Leather... [Read...
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Nigeria caretaker coach Daniel Amokachi says in-form West Brom striker Brown Ideye deserves an international recall.
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Ghana, Togo, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire have confirmed their participation in the maiden Lagos International Junior Open Golf Championship holding from March 13 to 15 at Ikeja Golf Club. The tournament is organised by the Nigeria Golf Federation in conjunction with the Lagos State Government. The 54 holes competition is open to junior players aged... [Read...
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Parma players are having to wash their own kit as the financial crisis deepens at the troubled Serie A club. “It’s today’s news,” said Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli on Tuesday. “From tomorrow onwards, there will no more laundry service; we will take our kit home to wash.” The ANSA news agency also said that dressing-room... [Read...
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Nigerian filmmaker, Oluwatosin Coker has recently shared his latest project with BellaNaija. Titled ‘Doorways’, the short film stars Emmy award winner Diahnna Nicole Baxter, alongside Elimu Nelson and Matisha Baldwin. Synopsis “Doorways follows the life of Tanya Mark, a 29-year-old African American woman who just survived an abusive relationship, which left her with the impression...
The YBNL boss has been photographed with the man behind behind a huge part of Psquare’s ‘Double Trouble’ album, including hit songs, ‘Ejeajo’ and ‘Shekini’.
The rapper (born Joseph Foreman) took to his Facebook account to address a recent incident where he struck a female fan in the face onstage, apologize to the victim and announce his retirement.
Judged by the expression of tolerance for dissent and adversarial views and positions towards his incumbency, it is difficult to controvert the argument that President Goodluck Jonathan has expanded the frontiers of democracy in Nigeria.
‘He has not engaged in any frontal attack on the formal institutions of democracy and in some cases –such as INEC and the National Human Rights Commission-backed strengthening them. He has signed freedom of information and National health bills into law’ noted the British House of commons. He has done it to such an extent that a citizenry that had g
Lagosians were on Thursday urged to de-silt the drainage channels within their neighbourhood and dispose of the backlog of refuse during tomorrow’s environmental sanitation billed to hold between 7a.m. and 10a.m.
The Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, who gave the charge, reminded residents of the need to have a flood-free Lagos during the rainy season this year.
FORMER label mates, Wizkid now Starboy boss, and Baseline Music act, Skales threw caution to the wind during the week and engaged themselves in a war of words on the social media. The latter had accused the former of stealing the beat for his hit song, “Azonto”, claiming also, that he wrote Wizkid’s “Superstar” song.
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Cynthia Shalom has only appeared in a few Nollywood movies but her quality performances in them have proven that she is one to watch out for. She revealed to us in this interview the trouble upcoming actresses go through to make it in the film industry - plus more
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Ifeanyi Onyeabor is known for traversing very difficult terrains and making a success of them. During the days of little beginning in Nollywood, he initiated the audacious move of uniting the movie industries in Ghana and Nigeria, giving rise to artistes who have become sub-regional brands of sorts. Now the filmmaker has launched another auspicious...
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Integrated telecommunications solutions provider Orange will no longer operate its CDMA network in Kenya.
A lack of understanding of ITSM and its impact on business hindered its effectiveness in 2014, says Marval Africa.
Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission has concluded its International Vendors’ Summit aimed at ensuring that citizens who have enrolled for their National Identification Number get their National e-ID Cards on time.