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TOWARDS INAUGURATION: Nigeria made a right choice in Jonathan – Izuokumor

The victory of President Goodluck Jonathan in the recent Presidential poll has continued to elicit commendations across the country and abroad, including creeks of the Niger Delta. The leadership of Izon Ibeh Oil Producing Communities Forum also joined in the songs of joy. Chief Favour Izuokumor, president of the forum in this interview speaks on Jonathan’s victory, issues bordering the Niger Delta people and game plan of some oil companies operating in the oil rich region.

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Ministerial list: Fresh storm in Lagos PDP over nominees

THIS rainy season, it is raining endlessly for the Lagos chapter of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which just lost the governorship elections in Lagos to the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, by a very wide margin. One party faithful, who declined to be named, described the party’s performance in the governorship elections as “the worst outing of the party in Lagos since return to democratic rule.”

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Why Seventh NASS must get it right – Elumelu

MR Ndudi Elumelu, a returning member of the House of Representatives is best remembered for his leading role and subsequent travails in the probe into the power projects embarked upon by the immediate past administration. A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State, he spoke to Vanguard on issues relating to the agenda of the 7th National Assembly among other issues.

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Enugu: Chime’s second term and imperative of fence mending

THE re-election of Governor Sullivan Iheanacho Chime of Enugu State for fresh four_year tenure did not come as a surprise to many as the achievements of his government in the first term paved the way for him. Many residents of the Coal City of Enugu, the state capital, who had felt the impact of the administration in the past four years readily attest to his good performance.

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Reviewing Jonathan’s Cabinet

BY HENRY UMORU, CHRIS OCHAYI AND LAIDE AKINBOADE Education Sector: A success song for Mrs. Access Professor Ruqqayatu Ahmed Rufai is perhaps one of a handful of ministers in the outgoing cabinet that matched words with action in actualizing the mandate set for them and which they set for themselves. She was appointed the senior
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Ministerial list raises more trouble for Oyinola in Osun

Since the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state roundly by the main rival political party, Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the last general elections, the PDP has not been able to find its feet in the state. And now that all hopes seem to have been lost of political appointments in the ACN government in the state, the only hope left for the party is to look up to the federal government for political patronage.

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