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Ondo Election: YPP Candidate Denies Withdrawing From Race

  The candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Dotun Ojon, has denied withdrawing from the race. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Tuesday, Ojon said his party is not for sale. When asked if he stepped down for a major political … Continue reading Ondo Election: YPP Candidate Denies Withdrawing From Race

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‘How Many Nigerians Have Cars, Generators?’: Presidency Defends Petrol Hike

  The Presidency has continued to defend the recent hike in petrol prices, as spokesman Garba Shehu on Friday questioned how many Nigerians benefit from low fuel charges. The Buhari administration earlier this year put in motion plans to cut out fuel subsidy and deregulate the petroleum downstream sector. Since then, prices of petrol have … Continue reading ‘How Many Nigerians Have Cars, Generators?’: Presidency Defends Petrol Hike

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Edo Election: Votes Buying Marred Polls, CDD Alleges

  The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says despite the peaceful conduct of the Edo State governorship election, some cases of violence were recorded in five local government areas. CDD Director, Idayat Hassan, disclosed this on Saturday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, a special programme designed for the September 19 governorship … Continue reading Edo Election: Votes Buying Marred Polls, CDD Alleges

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Obasanjo’s Comment: Not Every Criticism Should Give You Sleepless Night – Adesina

  Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, says not every criticism against the Buhari-led administration should be taken seriously. Mr. Adesina who on Wednesday was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today made the comment in reply to recent criticism by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The former president had in while delivering a speech titled ‘Moving Nigeria … Continue reading Obasanjo’s Comment: Not Every Criticism Should Give You Sleepless Night – Adesina

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Democracy Is The Only System That Can Work For Nigeria – Kukah

  The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on Friday said democracy is the only system that can deliver “on the egalitarian society” that Nigeria “desperately needs.” The Bishop was responding to a question on the ideal 60th birthday for Nigeria during Channels Television’s Politics Today. “I have a lot of hope in this … Continue reading Democracy Is The Only System That Can Work For Nigeria – Kukah

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Outburst Over Fuel Price Increase Understandable But Misplaced, Says NNPC GMD

  The Group Marketing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has reacted to the outburst over the recent increase in fuel price. During an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, he said: “the outburst is very understandable but I also believe very strongly that it is misplaced because Nigerians … Continue reading Outburst Over Fuel Price Increase Understandable But Misplaced, Says NNPC GMD

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