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ACF sacks Haruna for backing Jonathan

The Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has eased out its chairman, Gen. Ibrahim Haruna (rtd). He was replaced by Alhaji Aliko Mohammed at yesterday’s rowdy session of the executive committee of the forum, which is widely regarded as the voice of the North. But other top offocials, including Deputy Chairman Sardu Barda, Secretary […]

Ribadu seeks removal of Attorney-General

Should the Nuhu Ribadu Campaign Organisation have its way, the Attorney-General and Justice Minister, Mohammed Bello Adoke, will be kicked out of his job immediately. Reason: his obvious lack of commitment to the fight against corruption – according to the organisation. Its Director (Media and Communications), Ibrahim Modibbo, in a statement, said: “President Goodluck Jonathan […]

el-Rufai must face trial, says Waziri

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Mrs. Farida Waziri, yesterday said the case against a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has not been withdrawn. She said within two and a half years, the EFCC has recovered $6.5b (N975b) and secured 150 convictions. She also said over 1,500 cases […]

How I was Detained in Tripoli

By Hakeem Babalola, Budapest, Hungary – Feb. 23, 2011 – Being a journalist or writer or blogger can be described as bitter-sweet. Even dangerous because governments, powerful organisations or power hungry individuals passionately detest truth; they usually frown at exposing their secrets and hypocrisy; they abhor the art of informing the masses which is a […]

Buhari accuses Jonathan’s camp of plot to assassinate Bakare

The Presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), yesterday accused the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Organisation of planning to assassinate his running mate, Pastor Tunde Bakare. A Second Republic Senator and Deputy Coordinator of the now rested Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Organisation, North-Central Zone, Walid Jibrin, had allegedly said in a newspaper report […]

I’m open to talks with Jonathan, others – IBB

FORMER Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, said, yesterday, that he was yet to seal a deal to support President Goodluck Jonathan in the forthcoming presidential election, affirming that he was still open to supporting the President or any of his major rivals. The former Head of State who was an aspirant on the platform of […]

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