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Senators issue arrest warrant on minister

THE Senate ad hoc committee on investigation into the transport sector yesterday issued a warrant of arrest on the minister, Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, asking the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to arrest and present him before the panel. But in a dramatic turn, the minister made a sudden appearance before the committee. The Senate has […]

Ogun: Obasanjo’s faction misled court – PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday informed a Federal High Court in Abuja that a faction of the party in Ogun State loyal to former President Olusegun Obasanjo fraudulently secured the order that prevented the Independent National Electoral Commission from accepting a list of candidates from the group led by Governor Gbenga Daniel. The […]

Elections: Politicians selling property to raise campaign funds

  Life is gradually returning to the Nigerian real estate market after a two-year lull, thanks to some politicians, who have reignited passion in property transactions as a result of the forthcoming elections. However, unlike in the past when well-oiled politicians and political office holders would buy up any available choice property on offer in […]

PDP’ll take Lagos, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo from rascals – Jonathan

  President Goodluck Jonathan has stressed the critical nature of the South-West to his administration, saying that the zone will not be left to “rascals” to rule. Specifically, the President noted that Lagos State, being the commercial and industrial hub of the country, must be governed by the PDP. Jonathan spoke on Tuesday in Ibadan, […]

April polls: Commonwealth tasks INEC

Against the background of criticism trailing the conduct of the voters registration and other electoral activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Commonwealth has urged Nigerians to spare the Commission of incessant attacks. The organisation expressed the view that it was too early to condemn the commission or doubt its ability to conduct […]

Fashola blasts Jonathan

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola on Wednesday replied President Goodluck Jonathan who called South-west political leaders as rascals, saying his comments were completely “unpresidential.” Speaking with newsmen in Lagos Airport Wednesday afternoon, the Governor expressed shock that such derogatory comment came from the nation’s number one citizen, stressing that it clearly showed the People’s Democratic […]

FG to upgrade drivers’ licences

ABUJA — In a bid to develop a new database on drivers’ licences that would conform with international standards, the Federal Government has concluded plans to commence upgrading of all categories of drivers’ licences issued by the authorities across the country. The new move, aimed at restoring sanity to the system, would also afford the […]

Party Politics and The 2011 Elections

By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo, London, UK – Feb. 9, 2011 – In previous articles, since 2007 I have always defended and given the excuse for our aberrant democratic practice as being nascent, (i.e. new, embryonic, blossoming, hopeful, promising, and budding). In fact, I try very hard to believe in my own folly, always trying seriously […]

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