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Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — Kalu

Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — KaluBy Leonard Okachie Chief Senate Whip Senator Orji Kalu said the use of thugs during the elections portended great danger to the country’s democracy. Kalu said this on Friday, while inspecting the ongoing construction of the two-kilometer Akama and Ugwuavor road in Arochukwu. The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the road was one of 19 constituency road projects that the lawmaker drew in the senatorial district of Abia North. He spoke in the context of last Saturday’s by-election in the federal constituency of Aba North / Aba South, which was reportedly marred by brutality and violence. He called on Nigerians of good conscience and supporters of democracy to condemn the violence in its entirety in the country’s political system. “What happened in Aba was a shame for our democracy because brutality is not part of democracy. “It should not be tolerated. He should be condemned by any well-meaning Nigerian. […]

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Wike Charges APC, Other Parties To Emulate PDP’s Commitment To Project Delivery

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties should emulate the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the delivery of democratic dividends to the citizens. He said the PDP has done well in the State by fulfilling the promises it made to people of the State and … Continue reading Wike Charges APC, Other Parties To Emulate PDP’s Commitment To Project Delivery Read Full Story

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Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Fully Equipped Primary Health Centre In Ifelodun LCDA

  A state-of-the-art Primary Health Centre (PHC) was, on Saturday, commissioned by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Alaba-Oro, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Amukoko area of the State. The two-storey fully equipped healthcare facility is a project of the LCDA, which was designed to provide monthly health services to an estimate of 5,000 people … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Fully Equipped Primary Health Centre In Ifelodun LCDA Read Full Story

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Bishop urges Christians to go and register as political party members

Bishop urges Christians to go and register as political party membersA Pentecostal cleric and founder of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry (SGTM), Rehoboth Arena, Okinni, Osun State, Bishop Seun Adeoye has called on Christians to storm party secretariats of all existing political parties in their localities to go and register as members. Adeoye who also doubles as Lead Bishop of Worldwide Anglican Church (WAC) in West Africa and Africa spokesman of World Bishops’ Council (WBC) in a statement of Monday, February 15 explained that good and born again Christians have roles to play in getting things right in Nigeria. In the statement titled “Go and take Charge”, Bishop Adeoye told Christians to go and take over Nigeria’s political space by quoting from the Book of Proverbs 29:2 which stated that “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn”. He questioned, “Who will put the righteous in authority? Who will ensure […]

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Tony Momoh’s death, big loss to Nigeria – Orji Kalu

Tony Momoh’s death, big loss to Nigeria – Orji KaluBy Ikenna Osuoha The Senate Chief Whip and Former Governor of Abia, Chief  Orji Kalu has described the demise of former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh as a huge loss to the nation. Kalu stated this in a statement he issued on Monday in Abuja. He described the late Momoh as a veteran journalist, lawyer, community leader and philanthropist. Kalu said   the late media guru contributed to the social, economic and political development of the country in various capacities. Kalu, who commiserated with the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and other stakeholders in media industry, stressed that the deceased left indelible footprints in the annals of journalism in the country. In a condolence message, the senate chief whip urged the Momoh family to uphold the good legacies of the deceased. He said the demise of former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince […]

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I can’t leave APC – Sullivan Chime

I can’t leave APC – Sullivan ChimeBy Emmanuel Acha Former Enugu State governor, Mr Sullivan Chime says he is proud to have joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) and has no plan to leave the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Chime disclosed this on Monday in Enugu during a meeting between APC stalwarts and the Committee on APC Membership Registration and Revalidation Exercise. The former governor said that he would continue to identify with the APC in spite of speculations that he had left the party. He expressed joy that the various interests that hitherto contended for the structure of the APC in the state had finally closed ranks, a move which he said had restored peace and unity back to its fold. “We have come together as one united family and this is the time to encourage our people to join the APC because Enugu State has no reason to be in the […]

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