Politics

2015 ELECTIONS: JONATHAN, BUHARI ACCREDITED

The two major candidates for today’s presidential elections have done their accreditation this morning.  Gen Buhari, the APC presidential candidate was first to do at his polling centre in Daura, Kastina State at around 8:30am while President Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP had his in Otuoke, Bayelsa at around 9: 45am. The latter’s accreditation and […]

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Good News: FG Cut Down Electricity Tariff By 50%

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced the immediate review of electricity tariffs by about 50 per cent. The Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Sam Amadi, said the reduction, which takes effect from the end of March, follows the regulatory agency’s decision to remove collection losses from customer tariff under the multi-year tariff order. […]

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GOV. FASHOLA SET TO RETURN TO SCHOOL

  By May 29, 2015, Barrister Babatunde Raji Fashola’s tenure as Lagos State governor would have come to its glorious end, but the governor would not wait till then before he starts planning for life afterwards. While some governors have signaled their interest in running for the Senate, we heard it from good authority that […]

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AKINWUNMI AMBODE HITS BY FRESH CONTROVERSY

The political ship of a Lagos State gubernatorial aspirant and former Accountant-General of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, has suffered  another major hit. A group of PDP chieftains in Ondo State have revealed that Ambode was a recipient of an Ondo State indigene bursary while he was a student of the University of Lagos. The chieftains […]

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Lagos Guber Hopeful, Akinwunmi Ambode In Lineage and Corruption Mess

Governor Babatunde Fashola’s anointed successor and former Accountant-General of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has been enmeshed in series of controversies and disputation since his name popped up as the favourite for the coveted post. Ambode has had to contend with a plethora of challenges, ranging from religious consideration to organised zoning, his patrilineage and […]