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Oba of Benin’s Health: Omo N’Oba is hale and hearty — Prince Akenzua

But what many may not know is that the Oba of Benin never dies, he transits from mortality to immortality. And from all indications, the Home Leopard lives and still reigns over his kingdom. In this interview, his younger brother and the Enogie (Duke) of Obazuwa, Prince Edun Akenzua, clears the air on the issue. He equally reacts to the call for the resignation of the Chairman of the Benin Forum and the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri, by some groups loyal to the PDP, just as he explains why it will be difficult for the Binis to cast their votes for President Goodluck Jonathan during the general elections

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Jonathan, Buhari and the bandwagon effect to come, by Ogiemwonyi, ex-Minister

Engr.Chris Ogiemwonyi was Minister of State Works under President Goodluck Jonathan. The former Group Executive Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) last month and since then has been working assiduously for the success of the APC in Edo State. It is speculated that the former NNPC boss is one of those eying the Osadebey Avenue, after Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s tenure in 2016.

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Prof Soludo

Soludo and his missing trillions

CHARLES Soludo claims to be writing a three-part treatise on “Okonjo-Iweala and the missing trillions”. However, his first installment, which hit the Internet on Sunday, February 1, 2015, is so full of casuistry and subterfuges that, whatever else he subsequently dishes out will equally carry so much fire but very little light. In this connection, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, is advised to repudiate further temptations to waste precious time in dignifying Soludo’s tantrums with the benefit of any response.

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Kerry’s insult, joke- Keshi

FORMER Consul-General of Nigeria in Atlanta, United States of America and Charge d’Affaires, Embassy of Nigeria, The Hague, Netherlands, Ambassador Joe Keshi, has advised the Federal Government to change strategy and rejig its foreign policy in response to what he describes as the U.S’ double standards.

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Barr Tony Nnadi.

Nigeria is repeating the mistakes of 1964/65 – Nnadi

Tony Nnadi is the Secretary of Lower Niger Congress (LNC), a group working to have Nigeria restructured. He holds the view that Nigeria has been run into a cul-de-sac by the insincerity of its leaders from certain sections of country. In this interview, he says holding elections in Nigeria at the moment, without resolving the issue of the country’s ‘illegitimate’ Constitution, would amount to courting violent disintegration.

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Over 2,000 people came to demolish my house—Homeless Ex-UNIBEN VC

It was a pitiable sight on Monday, January 5, 2015 seeing the immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof.Osayuki Oshodin, at his official residence in GRA, Benin City, as bulldozers were unleashed on the building on the orders of Edo State government. It was about 5pm that day when the bulldozers went to work. Oshodin, who was relaxing after the day’s job, was shocked.

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Prof Bolaji Akinyemi

Bolaji Akinyemi replies Jonathan: ‘I have done my part’

A Minister of External Affairs, Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, said he was not moved by the Presidency’s dismissal of his advice that possible post-2015 polls unrest be forestalled through an anti-violence agreement by the two major contestants, Peoples Democratic Party’s Dr. Goodluck Ebelle Jonathan and All Progressives Congress’ General Muhammadu Buhari. He said he had done his part.

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