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My Fears for Obi

By Jude Atupulazi If ever there was going to be anyone fittest enough to be Nigeria’s president now, you don’t have to look far. That person is none other than Peter Obi, former Anambra State governor. He is one of the foremost personalities in the Southeast contesting to be president as the 2023 general elections in Nigeria draw near. Obi ...

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DEFAMATION – MEANING AND NATUREOF THE CONCEPT OF DEFAMATION/DEFAMATORY STATEMENT

By Amaka Ezeno, MCIArb. In Winfield and Jolowicz On Tort, 1975, 10th Edition, Page 240, the authors define “Defamation” as “…the publication of a statement which tends to lower a person in the estimation of right-thinking members of society generally; or which tends to make them shun or avoid that person.” At Page 242 of the same work appears the ...

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We Don’t Need it – Ohanaeze Warns Tinubu Amid Endorsement

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, has denied endorsing Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the presidency. OYC National President, Comrade Igboayaka O. Igboayaka, warned Tinubu to be careful of maligning the aspiration of the South-East to produce Nigeria’s President. He warned the APC Presidential aspirant to keep his money because OYC ...

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2023: Atiku’s Plan to RetainPeter Obi As Running Mate Faces Serious Threat

By Sunny A. Ijomah Governors elected on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform are said to have rejected Atiku Abubakar’s proposal to keep Peter Obi as his running mate if he wins the party’s Presidential nomination. According to our correspondent, an acquaintance of the PDP Presidential candidate for the 2019 elections indicated that if Atiku is elected as the party’s ...

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Without Zoning, There May Be No Nigeria After 2023, Says Clark

By Sunny A. Ijomah The arrowhead of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) Chief Edwin Clark, has warned Nigerian political players that unless the Presidency is zoned to the country’s South-East region in the 2023 Presidency, Nigeria may cease to exist. Chief Clark who said this while speaking during an interview on Arise TV on Tuesday insisted that the next Nigerian ...

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Nigeria’s Troubles Are Reflected in Its Football

By Alexander Adejoh Many tensions are simmering beneath the surface, including economic hardships and escalating violence perpetrated by insurgent groups. And then came the devastating loss against Ghana. The ugly reaction to Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the Fifa World Cup highlighted frustrations of the nation that go beyond the disappointment of losing a football match. The response to their ...

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The Art of Letting Go

By Emmanuella Ogbonna Letting go has never been easy, whether it’s a job, a friendship, a half-finished love affair, or even something you have absolutely no use for. Growing up, my parents always thought it was a waste to throw things away, even if they were old and no longer useful. So we packed up old books and kept stacking ...

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Soludo, Asset to NGF, Says Ekiti Gov, Fayemi

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described his Anambra State counterpart, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, as an asset to the forum. Fayemi was on Saturday, April 30, received by Soludo at the Anambra State Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, Anambra State. Fayemi said he was in Anambra to meet with ...

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Defection: Anambra APC Dismisses Senator Oduah

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has dismissed the senator representing Anambra North Senatorial Zone, Princess Stella Oduah, saying she was never a member of its family. Oduah had on Thursday announced her defection from the APC to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, stating that she was back to her family after leaving ...

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Don’t Provoke Physical Violence, Hon Obinabo Urges Anambra Women

By Mercy Hill, Alexander Adejoh and  Adejumoke Alebiosu … Reels Out ”See Something, Say Something” Policy Honourable Ify Obinabo, the Commissioner for Women’s and Children’s Affairs in Anambra State, last Wednesday, urged women in Anambra State and beyond not only to speak out against sexual and physical violence but to also avoid triggering such acts by their actions and choice ...

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