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Being text of a press conference by Dr Frederick Fasheun, the National Chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) and President of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC, which held at the Century Hotel, Okota, Lagos, on Tuesday, April 25.

This is a special moment in the life of the Nation, as Nigeria has just undertaken, for the first time in its 55-year history, an inter-party, civilian-to-civilian, transition at the national level. First of all, let me congratulate Nigerians on the successful and peaceful conduct of the just-concluded elections. I …

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YouWIN is failing, says ActionAid

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWIN) launched on October 11, 2011 by President Goodluck Jonathan is failing because it is not connecting with existing pro-employment plans and projects, but high-political influence, the ActionAid Nigeria said in a report. Deputy Country Director Ifeoma Charles-Monwuba and Governance Coordinator Esther Agbon …

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Card readers will not fail – REC


Ondo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, in this interview with our correspondent,OLUWOLE JOSIAH, highlights INEC’s preparedness for the general elections, among other issues What have you been doing with the window provided by the postponement of the general elections? One of the things we have been doing is …

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