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Cheap Political Popularity via dividing Biafraland, Imo will hold own confab first, says Okorocha.

Gov.  Rochas Okorocha of Imo has said that the state would hold a mini  conference before the National Conference, planned by the Federal  Government. Okorocha made the announcement in a statement by his Senior Special  Adviser on Media, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo, and made available to newsmen in  Owerri on Thursday. He said that the mini-confab would enable…

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Nigeria irredeemable but Jonathan insists, begs envoys to Help sponge Nigeria’s image clean.

President  Goodluck Jonathan Thursday in Abuja urged ambassadors serving in  Nigeria to do their best to convey the positive realities of the country  to the world.Speaking at an audience with the outgoing Italian  Ambassador, Mr. Roberto Colamine, President Jonathan said that  by doing  so, the envoys will help immensely in correcting current misconceptions  and adverse…

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Oil Money: Beggars have no choice; Northern elders fight over Jonathan.

NORTHERN opposition to President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition was yesterday fragmented with the emergence of a new group of elders supportive of the president and his policies towards the region.The Northern Elders Council, NEC led by elder-statesman and Second Republic Presidential Adviser, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, which was inaugurated in Kaduna by Governor Mukthar Yero…

Junaid Mohammed

2015: Northern Elders can’t deliver north to Jonathan – Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, yesterday, dismissed as non-existent northern groups parading themselves as the major political platforms whose support President Goodluck Jonathan needed to win the 2015 election.Mohammed, who was reacting to the inauguration of the Northern Elders Council, NEC, in Kaduna on Thursday, described the group as alien to the political history…

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Fulani herdsmen kill 22 in Plateau

No fewer than 22 people were killed yesterday in a fresh attack by some Fulani herdsmen in Plateau State. This was even as some Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday night invaded Askira, the Headquarters of Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State and killed three people. The Plateau attack was carried out by the herdsmen…

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National Conference Unnecessary – Kukah

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah  has said that the proposed National Conference scheduled to begin next  month will not achieve any tangible thing for the people of Nigeria. Speaking to Hausa Service of the BBC, monitored in Abuja, the cleric  said that the proposed conference would not be an avenue to tackle …