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Bayelsa 2019: Deconstructing John Jonah’s ‘Consolidating’ Manifesto

John Jonah

The 2019 gubernatorial elections present, for the first time in the history of the State, the opportunity to truly consolidate and build on the gains of an 8-year administration. Choosing John Jonah to fly the PDP’s flag in the coming election will brighten the party’s chances of retaining the state, as the people are more inclined to achieving continuity for the good of all Bayelsans.

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Babangida, IBB

IBB at 78: The enlightenment president

JOSEPH Goebels, Hitler’s commissar of propaganda, was wont to draw a pistol when anyone accused him of being an ideologue. I am not so sure how enigmatic statesman, Ibrahim Babangida, would today react to anyone who insists that as Nigeria’s President between 1985 and 1993, he was ultimately a pragmatic idealist in military fatigue. Compulsively enamoured of the power of ideas, Babangida was and still is at his best in the company of people of ideas.

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Lessons from Nuremberg

What happened to my friend and brother Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany at the hands of IPOB is an eye-opener and a clear signal to every political leader in southern Nigeria! The people of the south are getting angry and you either stand up and defend them or stand aside!

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India, El-Zakzaky

El-Zakzaky’s comic dance in India

By Abraham Otigba Following the abrupt end to the medical vacation of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, there have been reactions from all angles, but it all looks like comic relief. Nollywood, Nigeria’s home movie industry is getting enriched every day, with new actors and actresses. I love
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More of the centrifugal than the centripetal

THE theories of the physicists and mathematicians of the 17th century concerning the dynamics of the motion of objects best illustrate the condition of the Nigerian state of the 21st century. The two striking figures of the age – the English scientist, Isaac Newton and the Dutch mathematician, Christian Huygens – led man into their complex findings in their study of the force that drives the movement of inanimate bodies, terrestrial, stratospheric or ionospheric.

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Development in focus as Sanwo-Olu inaugurates cabinet

In fulfilling his electioneering promise that his cabinet would be constituted within 100 days of his government, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, recently released the first batch of 25 nominees to occupy cabinet-ranked positions in the state. The list shows an administration that is ready to serve, given the pedigrees of nominees, most of whom are tested individuals with proven records of accomplishment of performance in their various fields of endeavour.

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