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Why Ogboru can’t be Governor – Oma Djebah

Mr. Oma Djeba a former Thisday Editor and presently Commissioner for Information in Delta State in this
interview rebuffs allegations of fraudulent inflation of projects by the erstwhile administration of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, articulates the qualifications and experience of the former Delta helmsman for the job of Governor and outlines the rule of engagement with Uduaghan’s traducer, notably, Chief Edwin Clark.

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It’s over for fleeing militants – Gen Omoregie, JTF chief

General Charles Omoregie, the Commander of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta (JTF), spoke to Sunday Vanguard and some French journalists in Yenagoa on the latest operations of JTF in the creeks of the Niger Delta. He warned that JTF was ready to combat “ criminal elements” in the creeks, vowing that current operations would not stop until militants are flushed out of the creeks.

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Can Jonathan stop Atiku?

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is perhaps having the best moment of his political career. When the Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPFL), announced him as its consensus candidate for the PDP presidential primary election, Atiku, who was in political wilderness at the beginning of the year, became the issue in Nigeria’s politics.

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How JTF subdued Togo

IF there was any ambiguity that the Joint Task Force, JTF, on the Niger-Delta was not battle-ready to wipe out renegade militants in the Niger-Delta, who returned to the creeks following their alleged dissatisfaction with the post-amnesty programme , it was cleared on Wednesday, December 1, when they invaded Ayokoromor community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta in search of the leader of the Niger-Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, “General” John Togo and his fighters.

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PDP is losing S/West to questionable verdicts – Segun Agagu

Dr Olusegun Kokumo Agagu, former governor of Ondo State has faulted the emergence of a Northern Consensus Presidential Candidate, saying it has no basis. In this interview with Vanguard, the one-time Minister of Power and Steel, said the Adamu Ciroma-led committee could not speak on behalf of the entire North. Among others, he attributed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, loss in the South West zone to questionable court verdicts made the party lose in the region.

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Why I froze all govt accounts in Osun – Aregbesola

FOR three and a half years Governor Rauf Aregbesola fought to reclaim the mandate freely given to him by the people of Osun State on April 14, 2007 before the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan declared him as the true winner of that election . In his maiden press conference on Monday with journalists in the state, he spoke on a number of issues ranging from how he wants to be addressed and his programmes for the people of the state.

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2011: Defection wave in the PDP

THE political permutations in the country are definitely bound to change as the 2011 general elections gather storm. Indeed, next year’s elections will certainly be interesting as a result of the possibility of politicians and their various supporters jumping ship especially from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to other alternative political parties.

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