Sustained development for Etche

As at May 29, 2015 when the good people of Rivers State rightly expelled the All Progressives Congress ( APC) from government, the people of Etche Ethnic Nationality were one of the most neglected communities. They were denied developmental projects, appointments and respect from their own state government. Due to no fault of theirs, they were degraded to second class citizens in a state where they served as food basket and also have some of the critical oil producing communities. Their situation was worsened by the fact that Etche APC…

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Nigeria’s and its motley parties

The nation’s electoral space is likely to be rowdy with the planned registration of 86 political associations by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to participate in future elections, writes ONYEKACHI EZE With 40 registered political parties already in existence, the nation’s political space appears to be saturated. There is, however, every possibility that the number might increase if some of the applications pending before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) scale through. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mohamood Yakubu said at a quarterly meeting with registered political parties last month that…

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