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How Okorocha can succeed – Onyejekwe

BARRISTER Ignatius Onyejekwe was an All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA senatorial aspirant in the Imo West Senatorial District, but eventually stepped down ahead of the primaries. In this interview with Vanguard, he calls on Governor Rochas Okorocha to form an all inclusive government and bares his mind on other sundry issues

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Assessing Bankole’s House

THE election of the then 37-year-old Sabur Bankole on November 1, 2007, as Speaker of the House of Representatives, after the resignation of Olubunmi Etteh, was seen as a paradigm shift of a sort in the leadership of the House of Representatives. His manner of emergence devoid of imposition and his youthfulness attest to that. Bankole, himself, quickly set the ball rolling by promising to make the House the “House of the Nigerian people” through robust debates and a faithful discharge of its constitutional responsibilities of law-making, oversight functions and effective representation.

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Unending war of words in Oyo

EXCEPT the transition from one administration to the other is of the same party, it is on record that new administrations especially if it is formed by an opposition party, always point the accusing finger at their predecessors for not doing one thing or the other properly.

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N18,000 is slave wage! – Balarabe Musa

Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, former Governor of the old Kaduna State, leader of the Peoples Redemption
Party, PRP and chairman of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP is arguably the country”s leading critic of the present socio-political system.
An unabashed socialist, when the bourgeoisie styled Kaduna Polo Club sent him an invitation alongside with a mallet for him to join the club as the sitting Governor, he turned down the invitation and reportedly gave the mallet to a domestic worker saying “I don’t play polo … It is the game of the rich and powerful, of neo-colonialists”.
It is not surprising that Balarabe Musa has consistently fought against the powerful influence and power brokers since his first revelation in the second republi

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Revolt rocks Anenih’s camp over ministerial appointments

The emergence of the former Minister of State for Defense, Arch.Mike Onolemenmen as the Minister nominee from Edo state is causing serious crisis in the Edo state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), even when the party was already factionalized between those loyal to the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the party, Chief Tony Anenih and those loyal to the two- time Governor of the defunct Bendel State, Dr Samuel Ogbemudia.

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