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#AnambraDecides2017 (LIVE UPDATES): APC, PDP, APGA, UPP battle for governorship seat

#AnambraDecides2017 (LIVE UPDATES): APC, PDP, APGA, UPP battle for governorship seat

Today’s election in Anambra will go down as one of the most anticipated governorship elections in the history of Nigeria. Already, it has set a record of being the governorship election with the highest number of candidates (37) in Nigeria’s electoral history. Godfatherism, zoning, political vendetta and IPOB threat to boycott are some of the

Jonathan: I got more support from south-east than south-south while in office

Goodluck Jonathan has said he got more support from the south-east than his region, south-south, when he served as Nigeria’s President from 2010 to 2015. Jonathan said this on Thursday in Onitsha at the grand finale campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Anambra, Oseloka Obaze. He commended the people of south-east

Robert Mugabe pictured for first time since Zimbabwe military takeover President appears at university graduation ceremony as he seeks to resist attempts to oust him

Robert Mugabe has appeared in public for the first time since the military takeover in Zimbabwe, as he resists attempts to oust him as the country’s leader. The President spoke at a graduation ceremony in Harare amid political turmoil over the likely end of his 37-year rule. Mr Mugabe was taken into military custody this

Germany replaces US as country with best reputation in the world

Germany has been named the country with the best “brand image” according to a new study of 50 countries. It has leapfrogged the USA, which previously held the title. The National Brands Index, conducted in association with independent policy advisor Simon Anholt, conducts what it says is the world’s most comprehensive global nation branding strategy,

BREAKING: EFCC arrests former SGF Pius Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arrested former Secretary to the Government of the Federation(SGF),Pius Anyim. Nigerian Times learnt from a source at the anti-graft agency that Anyim, SGF in the Goodluck Jonathan administration and a former President of the Nigerian Senate, was invited by the the EFCC to its corporate headquarters to

Paradise Papers: Inside the complex offshore world of Arik Air founder, Arumemi-Ikhide

Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide, the founder of Nigeria’s biggest commercial airline, Arik Air, is perhaps the country’s most prolific user of offshore entities. Mr Arumemi-Ikhide, alongside his wife, Mary, owns and maintains an intricate network of shell companies scattered across notorious tax havens, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The revelation was brought to light as almost 400 journalists