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Five N’Assembly members defect to ANPP in Kogi

  AT least five members of the National Assembly, including two senators and three members of the House of Representatives, have defected from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the All Nigeria’s Peoples Party in Kogi State. A former governor of the state from 1999 to 2003, Alhaji Audu Abubakar, gave the hint on Monday […]

Money laundering: US, UK renew support for NDLEA

  The United States and Britain have restated their commitment to support the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in drug, money laundering and organised crime control. A statement by the agency’s Head, Public Affairs, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, on Tuesday, quoted the United States Consul-General, Mr. Joseph Stafford, as saying that the anti-narcotics agency had demonstrated […]

Jonathan asked to overrule AGF

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to rescind the recent decision by the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), to withdraw the case file of the Minister of State for Health, Sulaiman Bello, accused by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission of N11.2m fraud. In […]

Ringim orders investigation into Mpape killings

INSPECTOR-General of Police, Mr. Hafiz Ringim has ordered a investigation into the killing of two persons, allegedly by a riot policeman, in Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Monday. He has also directed that a criminal suit be brought against the erring officer who shot dead a taxi driver and his passenger […]

Deal that gave Obasanjo victory in Ogun – Investigation

  More facts emerged in Abuja on Tuesday on how the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party and President Goodluck Jonathan worked hand-in-hand to ensure that former President Olusegun Obasanjo triumphed in the political battled in Ogun State. Our correspondent gathered that while Jonathan needed the support of the Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga […]

Air Force men beat suspected fraudster to death

  A suspected fraudster, Odigiri Obike, who allegedly duped a 23-year old girl, Christiana Okoge, of N170,000 has died after he was allegedly beaten by some Air Force officers that arrested him in Abuja. Obike reportedly gave up the ghost following the severe beatings. His corpse was later dumped near the office of the Special […]

FG waives visas for nationals of Kenya, Seychelles

  The Federal Government has relaxed visa requirements for citizens of Kenya and Seychelles with effect from February 11, 2011 following a directive from President Goodluck Jonathan. Visitors from the two countries will from that date only be required to pay a visa fee of $25 at the point of entry, rather than go through […]

SSS arrests aide for alleged threats to Amaechi’s life

SPECIAL Assistant to Rivers State Governor Chibuike Amaechi on Students Affairs, Dike Princewill, has been arrested by the State Security Services (SSS) for purportedly threatening to kill the governor. The Assistant Director, Operations and Intelligence, Mr. Kunle Ajanaku, disclosed yesterday that Amaechi’s aide was arrested at the weekend for sending death threats through short message […]

How wrong equipment, others mar voters’ registration

MORE facts emerged yesterday on why the ongoing voters’ registration is enmeshed in controversies and avoidable lapses. While some were discovered to be purely technical, others were induced by boardroom politics within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the choice of vendors, equipment and consultants. But most importantly, the questions most Nigerians are asking […]

For the Attention of Goodluck Jonathan & Nuhu Ribadu-By Cliff I. Edogun,PhD

By Dr. Cliff I. Edogun, NNP – Feb 1, 2011 – At no time in our checkered political history have Nigerian voters been offered such a choice between two new generation of political leaders whose intellectual depth and sense of vision far surpass the trove of auctioned certificate and degree holders of our recent past. […]

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