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Is National Assembly Ready For Change?

Is National Assembly ready for change?, by Chukwudi Enekwechi “Without controversy, there is no change, and without change there is no progress.” – Anonymous. Throughout history, change has remained a permanent feature in the affairs of men/women and nations. Change is the reason mankind has advanced in various areas – technology, science, education, governance, agriculture and numerous other endeavours. In Nigeria, we as citizens have been at the forefront clamouring for change from the corrupt and inept ways of our previous leaders. In fact, our recent history as a democratic nation under the PDP administration was characterized by a...

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Edo is work in progress, We can’t afford to derail – Obaseki

EDO 2016: Edo is work in progress we cannot afford to derail it, says  Obaseki. By: Endurance Ihungbe Oboite BENIN: The Chairman, Edo State Economic and Strategy Team and a foremost governorship aspirant in the state Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has said that, Edo state is work in progress and at the most delicate part of her journey which cannot afford any reversals or slow down on the pace of achievements she has recorded thus far. He made the statement on Friday 13th May, 2016 at Urhokpota hall, kingsquare during his formal declaration of intent to run for governor...

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NANS to FG; Reverse Fuel Price Hike Now

PRESS STATEMENT 15TH MAY, 2016 NANS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT; REVERSE FUEL PRICE HIKE NOW The National Association of Nigerian Students(NANS) Zone B expressly register total dissatisfaction towards the callous and insensitive hike in price of Premium Motor Sprit (PMS) from #86 to#145 by President Muhammadu Buhari. NANS is irked by this ugly development that has no doubt turned the country’s economy upside down. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu had made public declaration concerning the PMS price hike to 145, stating that it is the best for the nation. But the truth is that Mr. Kachikwu’s verbal utterance is a pronouncement of economic malady in disguise, to the nation. President Buhari who claims to be the apex Minister of Petroleum has outrightly jettisoned the tenets of democracy by this singular act of his, haven failed to consult relevant stakeholders. It could be recalled that NANS had advised the President to abdicate his acclaimed position as the Minister of Petroleum, pointing out that it would spell disaster on the nation’s economy and here we are as we have been vindicated. Contrarily to this demand the President have remained obdurate and tactically recalcitrant to our demands. It is conspicuously clear that the Minister of State Petroleum , Mr. Kachikwu is only working in line with the President’s directives. And it becomes bizarre to understand why a President who...

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DECLARATION SPEECH OF MR GODWIN OBASEKI FOR GOVERNOR. 13TH MAY 2016, URHOKPOTA HALL, BENIN CITY Let us all thank the Almighty for bringing us here safely today to witness this historic event. I know that many of you have travelled here from across the state and beyond. I cannot thank you enough. As many of you know, this event was initially scheduled to take place on the 29th of April. However in light of the transition of our most revered monarch – His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa, Oba of Benin, we decided to suspend...

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