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Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Reps Seat: Tough Days Ahead For Bayelsa Speaker

When the 2019 general elections will be held in Bayelsa state, special attention will be paid to the Southern Ijaw Federal Constituency election into the House of Representatives. This is because of those involved in the race. The contest is going to be between the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who is also the Speaker of the state house of assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Kombowei Benson and his All Progressives Congress APC counterpart, Mr. Preye Oseke.

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Atiku: Giving A Dog A Bad Name

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On November 14, 2018, the Saturday Sun led its front page with the bold headline: "The Atiku Dilemma," with two accompanying riders: 1. We want to prosecute him for graft but no evidence to nail him, says Itse Sagay; and 2. Ex-VP now vindicated - PDP.

Sagay is chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), one of the bodies empanelled by President Muhammadu Buhari to deepen his so-called war against graft in Nigeria.

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Ayade And The Praxis Of Expansionary Policy

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Often times, what is construed as a state's policy, is a derivative of the leader's philosophy and what shapes a leader's philosophy are a combination of favourable/unfavourable political and economic circumstances. Governor Ayade assumed the leadership of Cross River at a time when the state's economy was grappling for survival in the turbulent waters of recession; a time the National Debt Management Regime, officially, declared Cross River an insolvent state which meant that the state could no longer borrow for whatever reasons and our revenue posture by national index, was the worst, ever, in history.

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The Unnecessary Billboards War In C'River

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It was the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator John Owan Enoh who first raised the alarm, that his campaign billboards were being destroyed and blamed agents of the government for the act. He wondered why his billboards have to be destroyed after he had paid N2m registration fee to the signage agency.

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Owan Enoh vs Usani: It's A Done Deal, Says Stakeholders

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The coast is now clear. The matter is settled. There is no disputing the fact that Senator John Owan Enoh is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Cross River State. Before last Tuesday's judgement by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, presided over by Justice Olukayode Adeniyi rejecting the claim by Usani that he is the governorship candidate of the party, Owan Enoh's party had handed him the flag in Uyo as the party's standard bearer in the March 2nd election.

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Bayelsa Speaker In Trouble

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The member representing Brass constituency 4 in the state assembly, Israel Sunny-Goli has dragged the speaker to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC over an alleged N1billion fraud.

Sunny-Goli is accusing the speaker of embezzling his financial benefits and other funds of the fifth assembly, amounting to about a billion naira.

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Forget Peace In Rivers APC Unless –Abe,… Heads For Appeal Court

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There will be no peace in the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress unless aggrieved members get justice, the  senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial  District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus  Ngei Abe has said.

This is coming just as Abe has approached the court of appeal to seek justice in respect of a high court's judgement which declared that neither him nor Tonye Cole should be accepted by INEC as candidate of the party for the March 2 gubernatorial election.

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Efiks Can't Wait For 2023 To Produce Governor, Says Ekpo

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Gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Cross River State, Mr Eyo Ekpo, is not comfortable that some people are promoting a political agenda that does not favour the emergence of a governor of Efik stock in 2019.

Ekpo believes that those who have the interest of the state at heart should encourage whoever is coming out to contest to rescue the state from the hands of those he claimed were holding it captive.

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