Anambra 2017: The godfathers confront power of incumbency

Obinna Ezugwu   Last week at a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders meeting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, the immediate past governor of the state, Mr. Peter Obi vowed to aggressively prosecute the November 18 governorship election in the state. “I will be at the forefront of the Anambra governorship election, and we will More...

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By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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2019 : The Turaki’s last dance

AYOOLA OLAOLUWA | Former vice president Atiku Abubakar’s ultimate retirement from active politics had been predicted on several occasions by political analysts. Virtually everyone, except himself, had written More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Magu: A lone ranger redefining anti corruption war

OBINNA EZUGWU  | In 2016, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) successfully prosecuted 125 cases, a number of them high profile cases. Between January and August this year, the commission secured More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Anambra 2017: Chidoka emerges in UPP amidst protests, but what are his chances?

OBINNA EZUGWU At the end of the United Progressive Party (UPP) primary election in Anambra a few days ago, one person, Hon Uwakwe Maduabuchi was dead; former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka emerged candidate, and More...

By Vera Olubi On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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2019: Youth group vows to take Nigeria back from ‘looters,’ resist divisive rhetorics

OBINNA EZUGWU On Saturday last week, hundreds of Nigerian youths under the auspices of Youth Connect Nigeria movement gathered in Bariga, Lagos to kick off a mobilisation campaign with a view to encouraging active More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Frozen in the past: PDP’s special convention, a match back in time?

OBINNA EZUGWU | At the end of last week’s non elective convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP); the 75th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held in Abuja, one thing was clear. Despite More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios To Two New Ministers

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assigned portfolios to the two ministers Mr. Stephen Ocheni and Mr. Suleiman Hassan who were confirmed recently by the Senate. Mr Ocheni who hails from Kogi State is now More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Call for restructuring unstoppable – OneVOICE

  By EMEKA EJERE  | Despite the rejection of devolution of power to the federating states by the National Assembly, members of Nigerian civil society under the aegis of ‘OneVOICE’ have insisted that the More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Nigeria is having problem because the centre is too strong – Coach Onigbinde

  Chief Adegboye Onigbinde  is a former coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Golden Eagles. Onigbinde has been involved in sports administration in the country at different levels over the past More...