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LP ends Lagos turmoil with new caretaker committee

Reading Time: 3 minutes A new 25-person Caretaker Committee was established by the National Leadership of the Labour Party (LP) on Wednesday to oversee party operations in Lagos State. The committee will succeed the Caretaker Committee that was previously in place. While Mr. Akingbade Oyelekan, the LP National Legal Adviser, was inaugurating the committee at the party’s secretariat in Read More…

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My contract with the people of Niger State – Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya

Reading Time: 20 minutes Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya is running for governor of Niger State for the All-Progressives’ Grand Alliance (APGA). She wants things to change. She is an award-winning innovator, an ideation specialist, a serial social entrepreneur, a lawyer, an author, a publisher, and a mentor, and most importantly Khadijah is a mother, who calls herself, the Womb, and a Read More…

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Nigerian Youths, Stand Up To Be Counted!

Reading Time: 6 minutes “There is always enough light for one who wishes to see.”  -Hazrat Imam Ali (AS) The forthcoming presidential elections will be determined, to a large extent, by the votes of the youth. There has been so much talk about how each succeeding generation in the last 62 years has betrayed the Nigerian project and bequeathed Read More…

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Lagos State government feeds on the agbero system – Oladeji, YPP Lagos Central Senatorial District

Reading Time: 10 minutes Blessing Oladeji, CEO, Octave Analytics in response to government corruption is vying for the Lagos Central Senatorial seat on the platform of the Young Progressives Party, YPP. He spoke to LM’s Nkanu Egbe recently. I think I went online and I tried to understand who you are; you happen to be in the tech environment, Read More…

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Lagos voters want LP — Caretaker Committee

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Caretaker Committee of the Labour Party (LP) has urged party members and supporters to take to the streets to rally support for the party’s candidates. It said that voters across the state are looking out for LP. The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Shokunbi, issued the directive while providing an Read More…

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The Afe Babalola testimonies

Reading Time: 4 minutes A lot of hope has been placed on the country’s February 25, 2023, general elections. It actually seems that the country’s continued existence depends on them. Already, some foreign observers have dispatched advanced teams. However, amidst all these, a 93-year-old statesman, scanning the horizon, advises that the elections be postponed by six months if the Read More…

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Obasanjo endorses Peter Obi, says to Nigerian youth “eyin lokan”

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the run-up to the elections in February 2023, Mr. Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, has received the backing of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, his most high-profile endorsement to date. Obasanjo’s endorsement came in his New Year message issued on January 1, 2023. The former Nigerian President particularly addressed the Nigerian youth Read More…

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G5: Before The Night Market

Reading Time: 6 minutes The rumour mill was abuzz recently with news that Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and his four other colleagues who constitute the G5 group of dissenting governors in the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), had concluded negotiations with the candidate of the rival All Progressives Congress (APC) with a view to campaigning for the APC in Read More…

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I’m no mole for Tinubu, Jandor declares

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran (a.k.a. Jandor), the PDP Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, claims he is not a mole for the APC and is committed to terminating the party’s dominance in the state. Adediran stated this in a Lagos interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He responded to allegations that he was installed in Read More…

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Ahead 2023: Tinubu promises to reposition Nigeria’s economy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, pledged businesspeople on Thursday that if elected, he will reposition Nigeria for more opportunity and development of its population. He also vowed to focus on improving the country’s security situation so that entrepreneurs could do business in a safe atmosphere. Tinubu made the vow during Read More…