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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Commends Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for Working to Rebuild PDP

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Commends Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for Working to Rebuild PDP

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida popularly called IBB said: “That’s why I particularly appreciate the job the Rivers State Governor is doing to make sure that politics moves the way that politics is practiced in the civilised world.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Governor Ambode: Fix Dangerous And Dilapidated Lagos School Buildings!

NIGERIA POLITICS: Governor Ambode: Fix Dangerous And Dilapidated Lagos School Buildings!

Appeals by community activists and education advocates to the governor to repair the buildings yielded no positive result. Mr. Ambode should fix dangerous and dilapidated school buildings and replace them with new buildings so that our children can have a safe and sound learning environment where they can focus on their studies rather than cracked roofs, walls, rodents, and other infrastructural problems.

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USA POLITICS: $150-$180b Damages Caused By Hurricane Harvey: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Says

USA POLITICS: $150-$180b Damages Caused By Hurricane Harvey: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Says

Harvey, which came ashore on Aug. 25 as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years, has killed an estimated 47 people and displaced more than 1 million after causing wreckage in an area stretching for more than 300 miles (480 kms).

“Katrina caused if I recall more than $120 billion but when you look at the number of homes and business affected by this I think this will cost well over $120 billion, probably $150 to $180 billion,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott told Fox News, adding, “this is far larger than Hurricane Sandy.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: N3m Paid Monthly to Amaechi’s Wife: Nyesom Ezenwo Wike

NIGERIA POLITICS: N3m Paid Monthly to Amaechi’s Wife: Nyesom Ezenwo Wike

Wike: “When I was Chief of Staff to Amaechi, local government area chairmen, commissioners were paying N3million and N2million to Amaechi’s wife monthly.”

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PUERTO RICO POLITICS: National Puerto Rican Day Parade Takes Center Stage in New York

PUERTO RICO POLITICS: National Puerto Rican Day Parade Takes Center Stage in New York

Lopez Rivera, who was sentenced to 55 years in prison, plus 15 additional years for a foiled escape plot, was freed in January during President Barack Obama’s final days in office.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: An Open Letter to Governor Ambode for Empathy with the Poor in His Administration of Lagos State

NIGERIA POLITICS: An Open Letter to Governor Ambode for Empathy with the Poor in His Administration of Lagos State

This letter is written at the instance of some recent policies of the state government which seemed targeted against the poor.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra, Rochas Okorocha, and the Crisis of Leadership

NIGERIA POLITICS: Biafra, Rochas Okorocha, and the Crisis of Leadership

Governor Okorocha and other southeast governors would do well to borrow the example of their southwest counterparts.

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USA POLITICS: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Collapsed

USA POLITICS: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Collapsed

Lawmakers immediately adjourned the session while Dayton, a member of the Democratic-affiliated Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor Party, was attended to.

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USA POLITICS: Rick Scott Governor Florida May Be Model For Trump

USA POLITICS: Rick Scott Governor Florida May Be Model For Trump

But Scott’s two victories have not ensured him success and he has discovered that being governor is not the same as being a CEO.

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USA: Florida: Felons Disenfranchised May Sap Votes For Democrats

USA: Florida: Felons Disenfranchised May Sap Votes For Democrats

Felons have been disenfranchised in Florida since 1868, although they can seek clemency to restore their voting rights.

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USA: Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Revive Scott Walker Probe

USA: Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Revive Scott Walker Probe

Scott Walker, who last year mounted an unsuccessful bid for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination, won re-e.lection in November 2014.

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KENYA: Joseph Ndathi Wants To Be Preacher After Career In Politics

KENYA: Joseph Ndathi Wants To Be Preacher After Career In Politics

Ndathi told worshipers at St Paul’s Kibingoti Anglican Church in Ndia constituency that he was an ardent reader of the Bible and that he loves serving God.

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NIGERIA: Chronicles Of Tragedy And Absurdity

NIGERIA: Chronicles Of Tragedy And Absurdity

And Mr. Okorocha should answer this: What has he done to ensure that those he governs have access to the kind of healthcare he received “in the land of the dead”?

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NIGERIA: 2017 IDPs Camps Would Be Officially Closed

NIGERIA: 2017 IDPs Camps Would Be Officially Closed

Kashim Shettima: “We are going to marshal whatever resources with or without international support to see that we have restored the dignity of our people.”

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JAPAN: Yuriko Koike Elected First Woman Governor

JAPAN: Yuriko Koike Elected First Woman Governor

Yuriko Koike: “I will lead Tokyo politics in unprecedented manner, a Tokyo you have never seen.”

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NIGERIA: Halliburton Scandal: Between Governor Fayose And Aisha Buhari

NIGERIA: Halliburton Scandal: Between Governor Fayose And Aisha Buhari

Let us know this truth and allow justice take its course, anything short of this does an incalculable damage to the already doubtful fight against corruption by Mr President!

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NIGERIA: A Governor As A Wire-Tapper: How An Executive Pervert Wrecked His State

NIGERIA: A Governor As A Wire-Tapper: How An Executive Pervert Wrecked His State

That is the profile of Governor Dickson: a man for whom public service means self-service.

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NIGERIA: Abia State PDP Backs Okezie Ikpeazu As Governor

NIGERIA: Abia State PDP Backs Okezie Ikpeazu As Governor

Okezie Ikpeazu has meanwhile said he remains the governor of the state despite his removal by the court.

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NIGERIA: Okezie Ikpeazu Says He’s Still Abia State Governor

NIGERIA: Okezie Ikpeazu Says He’s Still Abia State Governor

Justice Okon Abang had in a ruling on Monday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue a certificate of return to Uche Ogah.

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