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Notes on 2011 Presidential Debate – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK – March 31, 2011 – The recently concluded presidential debate has taken discussions about the forth-coming general elections in Nigeria to a different and interesting dimension. Overall, the event was well organised, well attended and more importantly very followed and now widely discussed. Thanks to the internet, and other […]

Goodluck Jonathan: Enough of the Abracadabra – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma, Lagos, Nigeria – March 31, 2011 – Adolf Hitler once told his newly appointed Army Chief of Staffs that he should never worry about what to tell the people because the people are gullible, and will believe whatever you tell them. And that the bigger the lie is the more believable it […]

Akwa-Ibom, ACN guber candidate slapped, whisked away by police

A Federal High Court yestersday admitted to bail the gubernatorial candidate of he Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Akwa Ibom State, Senator John James Akpan Udoedehe. He has been under police custody since March 25 when he was arraigned by the police on a four-count charge bothering on treason. Justice Adamu Bello in his […]

Nwodo blasts PDP over his removal

Immediate past national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Okwesilieze Nwodo who was sacked few days after the party’s presidential nomination has opened up at last. He blasted the party for acting on a ‘kangaroo’ court order, which he said has not been served on him up till today. Nwodo also declared that […]

Polls: Police ban thugs, Bakassi, vigilance groups in S’East

Twenty three thousand police officers and men, in addition to other sister security agencies have been mobilised by the Nigerian Police to ensure the security of lives and property as well as to ensure successful, credible, free and fair 2011 polls in the South Eastern states. This was stated by the Deputy Inspector General of […]

OBJ disgraced in Owerri as Ohakim, Rochas Supporters Class

What would have been a bloody clash between supporters of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State was yesterday averted in Owerri by security agents. The development was reportedly a fall out of grievances by the opposition against the PDP over the latter’s refusal to allow the […]

Siasia: Argentina won’t disgrace us

Highly elated Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Samson Siasia, has assured Nigerians that the playing staff and the technical crew would do everything to ensure that the Argentine national team would not disgrace the Eagles before their fans in the proposed FIFA international friendly billed for Nigeria in June. Siasia, who gave the assurance while fielding […]

Yobo canvasses vote for Amaechi’s re-election •Okrika people declare support for gov

Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Joseph Yobo, has called on all Rivers people to vote the state governor, Rotimi Amaechi, for a second term in office come April 16, this year. This is just as former governorship candidate of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the state, Chief Sergeant Awuse, warned voters […]

I’ll relentlessly fight corruption •Jonathan vows at presidential debate

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to take the fight against corruption to the next level if he wins the April 9 presidential election as he harped on necessity for strengthening the anti-corruption institutions as a means of making them perform more effectively. The president promised never to interfere with the operations of any of the […]

Withdrawal of Mopol: Banks in Delta close down in protest against IGP order

Bank customers in Delta State went through harrowing experiences, on Wednesday, as financial institutions put their offices under lock and key in protest against withdrawal of mobile policemen attached to them. The mobile policemen were withdrawn in response to the directive of the Inspector-General of Police, Hafiz Ringim, and the need for their services in […]

YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


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