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My Bribe to the Nigerian Police (Parts 1 & 2) – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma, Lagos, Nigeria – Mar. 5, 2011 – Driving from Ojodu, en route, to Ikeja, I turned right from Bank Shonabare Street into Kosoko Road. I did not know that Kosoko Road is a one way street from 2pm to 10 pm, because from where I turned in, there was no sign indicating […]

Endorsing Buhari & Bakare by Chinedu Akuta

  By Chinedu Vincent Akuta, London, UK – Mar 5, 2011 – Support Option A4 Group Leicester-UK, has endorsed Buhari and Bakare,  for Presidential and Vice Presidential positions, for the April 2011 election. This decision was taken, based on the following(s): (1) Immunity Clause(s) Removal. Buhari has promised to facilitate the removal of immunity clauses […]

The lure of protest politics by Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – Mar. 5, 2011 – Why do candidates who know they have absolutely no chance of winning an election insist on contesting? Why do some repeatedly choose to punch above their natural political weight?  Chris Okotie, who became a music icon while a law student in the 1980s before […]

Nigeria and the Middle East Crisis – By Dr. Leonard Karshima Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard Karshima Shilgba, Yola, Nigeria – Mar 5, 2011 – In Tunisia the people said they had had enough of their president, and so they gave him the boot. Egypt saw it and said, “Why can’t we do it? This is our time,” so they poured out in the streets and after a […]

Free, Fair Elections:Military on Trial

In contemporary state system, ultimate power lies with the military, not so much for its famed discipline and cohesive structure, but because it monopolises access to organised, purposeful and legitimate violence.  Among other defining characteristics of the modern state, which includes definitive and delineable territories, the military is the most decisive guarantor of the state, […]

Helicopter Mishap: Bankole Denies Report

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has denied that he was involved in a near-fatal helicopter crash in Abule-Odo village in Obafemi Owode local government area of Ogun State. Responding to a question on the issue at the presidential lounge of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos yesterday, the speaker simply shrugged his […]

Campaigns: Parties violating INEC code of conduct

Less than a month to the general elections, major political parties are violating the Independent National Electoral Commission’s rules on campaigns. Investigations by our correspondent on Friday in Abuja showed that political parties had been violating INEC’s rules on the conduct of political parties at campaigns. But the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, […]

Jonathan plots Buhari’s defeat in N’West

Indications have emerged that President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party have begun moves to neutralise the strength of the Congress for Progressive Change presidential candidate, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, in the North-West ahead of the April presidential poll. SATURDAY PUNCH investigations on Friday showed that the President and the party had intensified pressure on […]

Obasanjo condemns heroic reception for Bode George

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday, condemned the recent heroic welcome organised for a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George. George was, last Saturday, released from the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons after he completed a two-year jail term. The lavish reception that was organised for him by the PDP and which was attended […]

Igbinedions: Court Bars Further Publication of Alleged Defamatory Materials

A Benin, Edo State High Court, on Friday, issued an interim injunction restraining further publication of the crisis that has engulfed the marriage between daughter of the Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, Omosede and her husband, Prince Avan Akenzua II. In suit no B/156/M1/2011 between Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, Lady Cherry Igbinedion and Mrs. Omosede […]

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