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Yar’ Adua’s illness has affected the nation, says Yakassai, Gemade, Kaita, Balarabe Musa, others

The North basically believes in the exercise of the constitution. Everything is clear. We are not looking for a replacement for Yar’ Adua because the constitution is there to be followed .But this is not the case of inability to run the country. It’s a case of illness and all that one can expect is quick recovery. As it is, the president has not said he cannot continue and that the VP should continue or act in his absence.

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‘Dictatorship made PDP produce 5 chairmen in 8 years’ – Barnabas Gemade

In the PDP, there are two classes of politicians. Those who came in to build the party, to organize the party and celebrate it and put it in the winning form in general elections and even local elections. And there is the other group of politicians who came in to sit and obtain posts in elections. You will expect the actions of these politicians not to be uniform, but to be in agreement with their own desires.

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Yes, godfatherism is our culture in Edo — Senator Ugbesia

Senator Odion Ugbesia, a former political science lecturer, is one of the associates of Chief Tony Anenih. For more than two years after he was reportedly stopped from picking the PDP gubernatorial ticket just before the 2007 general elections, Ugbesia kept a low profile, rejecting requests for media interviews. It was not as if he was quiet in that period as he kept to his duties both as a senator and in his learning as a faithful loyalist of Anenih.

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When South-south voted for fiscal federalism

THE South South region is an area united by the oil resource generated from their lands for the sustenance of the nation’s economy. Consequently, almost all sections of the region suffer the problem of environmental degradation and pollution arising from oil exploration. They also share a common problem of political marginalization in the Nigerian state owing predominantly to their status as a minority.

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