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July 27, 2017 6:19 AM No to regionalism, yes to resource control —Igala leaders

ENUGU— THE Biafra Reformation Movement, BRM, has said the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to boycott Anambra governorship election is not in the interest of agitation for a separatist state of Biafra. The group argued that such a call is an invitation to anarchy and an opportunity for Igbo enemies to unleash their desire on the Igbo nation 11

July 26, 2017 12:56 PM European Commission keeps door open to sanctions on Poland

WARSAW, Poland — The European Commission said Wednesday it is keeping the door open to triggering sanctions against Poland for limiting judicial independence, despite the Polish president’s surprise decision to veto parts of a controversial legal overhaul. “In this past week in Poland some things have changed and some things have not,” Frans Timmermans 13

July 24, 2017 4:54 AM Restructuring: Not as easy as it sounds – Udenta

Udenta O Udenta, scholar turned activist and politician, was in the trenches in the struggle for democratic rule and became the first National Secretary of the Alliance for Democracy, AD, one of the three parties registered by Nigeria’s last military government to kick-start the Fourth Republic. Before then he had been an executive member of the Eastern 16

July 14, 2017 5:43 AM So Peoples Democratic Party is not dead

It’s pretty simple. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not dead! Like a specialist performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the three-man panel of judges at the Supreme Court, led by chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, gave PDP the kiss of life on Wednesday. In fact, for the Peoples Democratic Party, the judgment coming hours after the party 22

July 12, 2017 9:17 AM Biafra has not been defeated – Soyinka

Given the renewed agitation for Biafra, Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka insisted that Biafra has not been defeated 50 years after the civil war ended. Wole Soyinka who said this in his recent article argued that though the war was won by the federal government, the Biafran dream is still alive as evidenced by recent happenings in the country 23

July 10, 2017 1:15 AM How PDP trounced APC in Osun bye-election

All Progressives Congress, APC, grandees in Osun State were yesterday trying to absorb the shock that came from the resonating clamour of the people for a change. Governor Rauf Aregbesola had for the last seven years tried to change Osun State into his image. He had changed the designation of his possession from its constitutional appellation into the State 25

July 9, 2017 5:45 PM Osun West Senatorial By-Election: Sheriff, Makarfi Claim PDP’s Victory

The warring factions in the People Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday temporarily sheathed their swords as they celebrated the victory of Otunba Nurudeen Adeleke, who flew the party’s flag at Osun West Senatorial By-Election. The national chairman of the Party, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff and chairman of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the party, Sen Ahmed 23

July 9, 2017 1:08 PM Osun West bye election: Our victory, evidence of hard work and unity – PDP

In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party attributed the victory to the reawakening of Nigerians, noting that with emergence of Adeleke, the All Progressives Congress in the State has been rejected by the electorste. ” The victory of our Party, the PDP at the poll is a general reflection on the reawakening 21

July 9, 2017 3:20 AM 2019 Buhari, the realignment of forces and battle of wits

LESS than two years to the 2019 presidential poll, the polity is astir as stakeholders and politicians have commenced intense posturing. The ill-health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in London on medical vacation, has only deepened and widened the jostling for the nation’s top office. But for Buhari’s health challenges, there would 40

July 9, 2017 1:13 AM Senate session: Drama, confirmation saga & final showdown?

In what is increasingly becoming indecipherable, leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in both the executive and legislature, appear bent on dragging the nation through another season of crisis with the confrontation over confirmation processes. This report will show why both arms of government need to calm down and resolve their differences 49