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INSIDE DELTA APC: Real reasons for unending commotion

THAT  the All  Progressives  Congress, APC, national leadership shepherded by a former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,    settled on Chief Great Ogboru as the party’s gubernatorial candidate In Delta State long before the October 1 governorship primary at Asaba, the state capital,    is no longer a testimonial of assumption. It is the undressed reality.     

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How we’ll resist rigging in 2019 — PDP chieftain

With barely four months to the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it is optimistic of its chances of winning the Presidential elections as well as taking over the reins in some states currently under the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC. For the major opposition political party in the land; all that is required to effect a change of leadership at the centre is a free, fair and credible election.

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Hadi Sirika,

Aviation minister lacks patriotism; call him to order

Aviation stakeholders have condemned the recent call by the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika for Emirates Airlines to increase their daily flights out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja “ to compliment the support and patronage that Nigerians have given it” and that “government was doing all that was necessary to provide the conducive environment that airlines need to thrive”.

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Budgeting for People Welfare and Sustainable Growth

The primary purpose of government, according to the 1999 constitution is the security and welfare of the citizens. Political scientists, the world over, also in agreement, believe in the doctrine that if a government cannot address issues of security and welfare of the people, such a government has no basis of existence and the electoral mandate of the people is betrayed. And the only constitutional instrument that addresses the welfare and security of the people is the budget or the appropriation law. Of all the laws enacted by the legislative arm of government, none is as powerful and it would not be out of place to say that budget is indispensable in running the affairs of government. It is from the budget that money is appropriated and the policy direction of the government can be measured.

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