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30 year olds will soon be eligible to run for president – Dogara; Says: Youth unemployment gives us nightmares

Hon Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has  assured that the House is committed to passing the #NotTooYoungToRun# bill in order to lower the age requirements for electives offices to ensure youth inclusion in politics and leadership. Addressing the plenary session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament in Abuja …

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Desist from flimsy excuses, Gov. Wike tells APC ▪Flags off dredging/sand filling, land reclamation in Abalama and Bakana towns

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) to assume the responsibility of performance conferred on them by their victory during the 2015 Presidential election and desist from giving flimsy excuses. Governor Wike spoke on Friday while flagging off the dredging/sand filling and reclamation of …

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$43m Ikoyi cash: Again, Amaechi slams Wike, supports Soyinka’s call for prosecution of anti-corruption detractors

  Minister of Transportation and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has again blasted his successor and current governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike over his (Wike’s) false claims that the over $43million found in an Ikoyi apartment by the EFCC were stolen Rivers State …

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My next visit will mark PDP’s burial in South East, says Oyegun as Sullivan Chime registers with APC

From; Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Immediate past governor of Enugu State Sullivan Chime officially registered with the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his Udi/Abia ward in Udi local government area of the state on Saturday. Chime had weeks back announced his resignation from his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declaring …

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Gov. Umahi is wisest Gov. in Nigeria – Gov. Ikpeazu; We have a lot to learn from Abia State – Gov. Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor,Engr.David Umahi, has been described as the wisest governor in Nigeria. His Abia State counterpart, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, stated this  while interacting with Umahi and some members of the Ebonyi State Executive Council  at the Abia State  Government House, Umuahia  on Thursday. Ikpeazu, who narrated how he visited …

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House of Reps member, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha’s Foundation holds monthly prayer session/interaction

Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Chairman, House Committee on Aviation is representing Isuikwuato/ Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State at the National Assembly. She held the April Edition of the monthly prayer session/ interaction with members of her constituency recently. The event, which held at Ngodo attracted people from the 22 wards …

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Party primaries: Option A4 most transparent method – Dogara ….says delegates easily manipulated by contenders ….. Pushes for Independent candidacy ….assures of passage of Gender Equality Bill.

For primaries of political parties to be transparent and truly democratic, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for the adoption of direct voting method where all card carrying members of parties are allowed to vote to choose candidates that will represent their parties in elections. …

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Edo senator tasks INEC, religious, traditional institutions on voters’ registration

AGENE GODWIN, Benin The Deputy whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) to ensure a hitch free continuous voters registration exercise and make necessary logistics like competent human resource, and sufficient relevant voters registration materials available all through the registration period …

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