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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key resigns

John Key, the New Zealand Prime Minister and leader of the National party, has resigned. According to The Telegraph, announcing his resignation, Key said, he did not see himself as a career politician and had “nothing left in the tank”.He cited family reasons as one of the factors in his decision and had reportedly been asked to resign by Bronagh, his wife of 32 years. His resignation will be effective from 12 December, when National MPs will meet to select a new leader.  
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I Joined Politics To Expose How Politicians Manipulate The Society – Oshiomole

Outgoing Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday revealed why he joined politics.   Speaking at an event, organised by the Kukah center: titled, “From activism to polical power: the challenges of democratic governance in Nigeria,” the former President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, said he joined politics to understudy and expose how politicians manipulate and control societies.   According to Oshiomole, “I joined the ruling class, having been temporarily associated with them, for the purpose of studying them to know and expose the hidden things they use to...
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Uwazuruike Apologises To The North, Says Biafra Protests Politically Motivated

Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Biafra (MASSOB) Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, yesterday apologised to people of the South-east and northerners living in the region over the recent killings and burning of mosque. Protest by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) last week, led to killing of about five people and destruction of property in Onitsha, Anambra State. Addressing newsmen in Owerri, Imo State, Uwazuruike disassociated members of MASSOB from the protest. He said the group was against violence and that it was the first to speak about Biafra. Uwazuruike described the protest in the zone as...
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No Man Turns Me On Except My Husband- Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Ex-model and award-winning actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde in a new interview with New Telegraph said she has never been attracted to any man other than her husband. She also made known her wish to have Buhari scrap NYSC. Excerpts: Have you ever been been attracted to any man apart from your husband? No! I’ve never been attracted to any man other than my husband. My husband is sweet; he’s very cute, handsome and attractive. He’s the one man I have always been attracted to all my life. What do you have for those who have been wishing that your marriage had hit the rocks a long time...
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Peter Obi Fires Back At Soludo

Former governor of Anambra state, Mr Peter Obi has dismissed Soludo as a man haunted by his past for stating that he (Obi) built no signature project in Anambra State during his tenure. Speaking through his Media Assistant, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, Obi described the article by Professor Charles Soludo as full of evidence of one who is still nursing deep hatred against those he wrongly assumed were responsible for not renewing his appointment as the Governor of the Central Bank and those that thwarted his move towards becoming the Governor of Anambra State last year. Obienyem in his response agreed with some...
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APC Raises Alarm Over Fake Delegates Forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised an alarm over the circulation of fake delegate forms in some states and has called on members of the party to disregard them. An official of the party informed reporters on telephone that the party has on the directive of the national secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni, issued a circular to all the 36 states chairmen of the party including FCT to disregard the fake delegates forms as they did not emanate from the party leadership. He said it is the work of some unscrupulous elements within and outside the party who have always been seeking ways to create...
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APC Condemns Attempt To Cover Up The $9.3 Million Scandal By FG

Opposition party The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the obvious attempt by the PDP-led Federal Government, working with some members of the National Assembly, to cover up the smuggling of 9.3 million US dollars to South Africa on a private plane, saying the cover-up plans will fail because the issues involve transcend Nigeria. In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the cover-up attempt manifested clearly at the House of Representatives on Tuesday, when Deputy Speaker Emeka Ihedioha curiously refused to entertain a...
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