2019 and the Politics of Campaign Finance

[This Day] Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of …

[This Day] Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party's National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues. The APC needs N6 billion for its pre-election Convention. In the just concluded Ekiti Governorship primaries, an APC Gubernatorial aspirant who claimed he spent N100 million, got just 11 votes! I wonder how much the eventual winner spent

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Ekweremadu – Undermining of Legislature, a Recipe for Anarchy

[This Day] The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has cautioned against the undermining of the legislature and other critical institutions of democracy, describing such as a recipe for anarchy.

[This Day] The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has cautioned against the undermining of the legislature and other critical institutions of democracy, describing such as a recipe for anarchy.

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Title Deeds Key to Successful Land Reform in SA

[News24Wire] With land expropriation on the cards, and many stakeholders already buying into the process, the big challenge will be turning expropriated land into productive businesses that contribute to the economy, experts said about the topic during…

[News24Wire] With land expropriation on the cards, and many stakeholders already buying into the process, the big challenge will be turning expropriated land into productive businesses that contribute to the economy, experts said about the topic during a Nation in Conversation panel discussion.

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NPDP Breaks Up As Senator Adamu-Led Group Dismisses Ultimatum

[This Day] Abuja -Members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have broken apart with a faction loyal to the ruling party and President Muhammadu Buhari distancing themselves from the one-week u…

[This Day] Abuja -Members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have broken apart with a faction loyal to the ruling party and President Muhammadu Buhari distancing themselves from the one-week ultimatum issued by its chairman, Alhaji Kawu Baraje.

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Veteran Bouncer Off the Hook in Underworld Cocaine Case

[News24Wire] A case centred around cocaine allegedly found on a bouncer last year, who has been involved in Cape Town’s notorious nightclub security industry for years, and which resulted in claims of possible underhanded police dealings, has been with…

[News24Wire] A case centred around cocaine allegedly found on a bouncer last year, who has been involved in Cape Town's notorious nightclub security industry for years, and which resulted in claims of possible underhanded police dealings, has been withdrawn.

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Desist From Commenting On Social Media, CJN Tells Judges

[This Day] The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, Monday admonished judges to refrain from commenting on matters of public interest on the social media and uploading their personal photographs on any social window.

[This Day] The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, Monday admonished judges to refrain from commenting on matters of public interest on the social media and uploading their personal photographs on any social window.

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Government Faces Strike Action Over Protracted Wage Talks

[News24Wire] The Public Servants Association (PSA) will start balloting its members in favour of a strike as the union grows increasingly frustrated with protracted government wage negotiations.

[News24Wire] The Public Servants Association (PSA) will start balloting its members in favour of a strike as the union grows increasingly frustrated with protracted government wage negotiations.

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Patricia De Lille Gets to Keep Her Mayoral Chain, for Now

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille speaks to the media after a ruling in her favour in the Western Cape High Court on 15 May, 2018. Photo: Hlumela Dyantyi

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille speaks to the media after a ruling in her favour in the Western Cape High Court on 15 May, 2018. Photo: Hlumela Dyantyi

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