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Correct the marginalization of Okpeboh people — Ihimekpen tells Anenih

A PDP cheiftain Mr Okharedia Ihimekpen, yesterday faulted the allegation by former chairman Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih that the Adams Oshiomhole led APC marginalized the people of Edo Central, accusing Chief Anenih of allegedly masterminded the marginalization of Okpebho people of Esan land with his Agbazillo people.

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Longyen

Grazing reserves gazette: Jang owes Plateau people apology — Longyen

Mr. Mark Longyen is the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State. In this interview with Vanguard in Jos, he bares his mind on the recent altercations between Lalong and his predecessor, Senator Jonah Jang, stressing that Jang should apologise to the people of the state for approving a gazette in 2009 for the creation of grazing reserves and grazing routes in the state, among myriad issues.

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

How Delta is adjusting to financial squeeze

By Perez Brisibe The shortfall in oil receipts and threats to internally generated revenue from forced closures by oil producing companies is forcing the administration in Asaba towards cut saving measures. Already biometric profiling of civil servants has cut the state’s monthly wage bill by N600 million. IGR to the  rescue Given the situation, it
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Obong Victor Attah

Biafra is Igbo agenda, Igbo’ll be happy in a just Nigeria – Attah

Obong Victor Bassey Attah, an architect, two-time governor of Akwa Ibom State (1999-2007) was during his time in office, chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF. Obong Attah would also be remembered for his pioneering role in advocating fiscal federalism and resource control, an issue that pitted him against the central authorities at that time.
In this interview, the former governor says fiscal federalism is the answer to the several challenges militating against the country. He also says, the unity of Nigeria must be renegotiated. Attah who scored the Muhammadu Buhari administration high on some issues, however, affirms that “no sculptor can carve a masterpiece out of a rotten wood”.

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Friday Nwosu

Abia gov tussle: Nwosu, the game changer

Since 1999, Sir Friday Nwosu had warmed his way into the hearts of Abians as a man who had distinguished himself in the service of the people. He had always been identified with pro- people causes. Described by many Abians as incorruptible and trustworthy, Nwosu is the arrow head of the campaign for power shift to his native Ukwa/Ngwa bloc which before then had not produced governor.

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