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An Interpreter’s Account of Nigeria’s Dilemma

In his new book entitled, “Delicate Distress: An Interpreter’s Account of the Nigerian Dilemma”, Dr. Amanze Obi, scholar and frontline Nigerian journalist, asks disturbing questions about Nigeria. He delves into Nigeria’s 2007 general elections, digging up its controversial rubbles. He also raises questions about the politics of number that has tended to widen the gulf between the North and the South of the country, among other issues

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I‘ll be voice for our people in the Senate – Majemite

Olorogun (Barr.) Fred Okiemute Majemite, lawyer and politician, is political adviser to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State. He is also the Okiemute ro Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom. He wants to contest the bye-election for the vacant Delta Central Senatorial seat when INEC gives the go-ahead. In this interview, he says as a staunch member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, he has what it takes to reposition the district at the Senate. Excerpts:

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Kachikwu qualified to be the Odogwu, says Chief Mosindi

Chief Cyprian Azubukwu Mosindi is the Ozah of Onicha Ugbo and a member of the inner caucus of the Obi-in-council of Onicha-Ugbo town in Aniocha North local government of Delta State. In this interview with Saturday Vanguard, Chief Mosindi provides insight into the political and cultural significance of the Odogwu traditional title in the political structure in one of the prominent towns in the larger Eze Chime Kingdom.

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ANAMBRA 2013: Now the final lap

After months of hustling, the contest to replace the two term governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi enters its final lap tomorrow with the governorship primaries of the main opposition party, PDP, while that of the ruling APGA will be on Monday. However, being Anambra State, the home of many political intrigues, tomorrow’s contest is expected to open political oddities that are bound to be exploited by Anambra’s professional politicians.

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We’re set in PDP — Emeakayi

Prince Kenneth Emeakayi was few months ago adopted by stakeholders including national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as the chairman of the Anambra State chapter of the party. His emergence followed more than 10 years of intractable infighting that led to multiplication of factions within the party. Since his emergence, Prince Emeakayi has attempted to cobble the different factions within a united body. In this telephone interview he spoke on the party’s plans and prospects ahead of tomorrow’s governorship primaries. Excerpts:

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