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I did not teach Obaseki, Shaibu how to lose elections ― Oshiomhole

APC State Chairmen back Oshiomhole, urge Progressive Govs Forum to sack DG

Says Gov Obaseki lost his ward, senatorial district in the Presidential election National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has reacted to comments by governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his deputy Philip Shaibu, that he (Oshiomhole) taught them all they are executing today in the state including the fight
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Junaid Mohammed, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu

Your claims are empty, Junaid attacks bills for N/West, N/Central, S/West, S/East Devt Commissions

Using his experience as a Board member of the defunct Oil Mineral Areas Development Commission, OMPADEC, Second Republic
lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, in this interview, dismisses agitations for new development commissions. He says existing commissions should be given timelines to realise their mandates after which they should be disbanded.

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Nigeria: Lack of synergy cause loss of IMO election —Operators

FRESH AGITATIONS FOR DEVT AGENCIES:S/East sponsor claims civil war woes

Following the passing into law a Bill for the Establishment of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the National Assembly in June 2000, the interventionist regional agency came into being during former President Olusegun Obasanjo administration with the mission to facilitate the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger Delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.

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Kunle Olajide

New devt commissions will make FG too powerful —Olajide, YCE scribe

Secretary of Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, Dr. Kunle Olajide, in this interview, warns against creating more development commissions to avoid concentrating more powers in the centre. Olajide, who spoke in the wake of the clamour for four new development commissions in the country includng the South West Development Commission Bill sponsored by Senator Ibikunle Amosun, ex-governor of Ogun State, in the Senate, also admonishes that more commissions would breed rivalry that could increase the rate of corruption in Nigeria. The scribe of the regional body demands what he calls return of powers to the federating units.

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NDDC, Niger Delta, Buhari, Senate

Devt commissions or conduit pipes?

By the time President Muhammadu Buhari would be concluding his second term on May 29, 2023, Nigeria may have added four more development commissions to the existing two.    That is if Senator Ahmed Lawan’s Ninth National Assembly goes ahead to pass the bills seeking to create South East Development Commission, South West Development Commission, North Central Development Commission and North West Development Commission.

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APC govs fighting Oshiomhole to succeed Buhari —Ihonvbere

Prof Julius Ihonvbere is the Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education. In this interview with SundayVanguard, the lawmaker representing Owan Federal Constituency of Edo State provides insight into the plot by some governors of All Progressives Congress, APC, to oust the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. BY CHARLES KUMOLU, Deputy Editor Why
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