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DTHA bye-election: Delta APC not known for rigging

Our attention has been drawn to a publication in the Vanguard newspaper of Wednesday, 19 April, 2017 in which the Director of Media and Publicity for Princess Shola Ogbemi-Daibo Campaign Organisation, Mr Ojere Eremosele, alleged that APC plans to rig the Delta State House of Assembly bye-election for the Warri South LGA Constituency I, purporting that a meeting was held somewhere in Abuja where plans were “made to mastermind the rigging of the afore-mentioned election”.

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Black Easter Sunday: Slain journalist received multiple threat messages — Colleagues

If only he had stayed away from his home that fateful Easter Sunday morning, perhaps he could have evaded the messengers of death that brutally cut him down at his prime,” lamented a close friend of Famous Giobaro, an editor of the Bayelsa State owned broadcasting corporation, the Glory FM, at the funeral procession held in his honour.

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Our moments of angst

OUR nation is now a big theatre where farcical actions and events take place at a pulsating pace. And, keeping up with the tempo of the outlandish dramas that have grotesquely assailed our sensibilities has not been easy. The totality of the bizarre storyline centres on the recoveries by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of monies believed to be part of our looted commonwealth by some former and, possibly, serving government officials.

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The legacy of NA7

These were the brief exchange between Colonel Robert Adeyinka Adebayo, (March 9, 1928- March 8, 2017), Military Governor of Western Region and Lt. Col. Udumegwu Ojukwu(1933-2011), Military Governor of Eastern Region during the peace meeting held by Senior Military officers in Aburi, Ghana between January 4 and 5, 1967 to resolve Nigerian crisis.

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Edo: On the anvil of a new governance philosophy(2)

THE present government in Edo under theleadership of Mr. Godwin Obaseki came to power under no illusion that it will not be business as usual. His approach to political campaign was uncommonly frank and techically detailled, completely devoid of the usual highfalutin and bombastic promises of Eldorado. He told his audience at Irrua, Esan Central for instance, that he will not speak to them like a typical politician who will promise what was impracticable and dull their criticality by large sums of monetary gift.

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Closing the Food gap: From farmer to table

By Mamadou Obe DAILY images of drought are a stark reminder of the importance of food for human health and prosperity. And while we know that agriculture is the economic backbone of most nations across Africa, food insecurity remains a significant problem. There is an incongruous disconnect between the economic value we place on agriculture
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