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Speaking Truth to Power: Pentecostals and the ‘Daddy’ Syndrome – By Dr. Olu Ojedokun

By Dr. Olu Ojedokun, London, UK – Mar. 7, 2011 – The current narrative of the many UK based ‘African Majority’ Pentecostal Churches is the clinging to the fantasy that the ‘Men/Women of God’ who serve them are perfect.   That they can do no wrong, have no weaknesses and live and embody perfect lives.   It […]

Governor Peter Obi and the quest for waste disposal laws

 By Emeka Chiakwelu, NNP, Mar. 7, 2011 – There is a growing awareness and awakening brewing in the consciousness of Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State with regards to the disposal of waste and refuse in his state especially in the commercial city of Onitsha. A while ago Governor Obi during his visit to Onitsha […]

Development of South-South not optional, says Jonathan

 FOUR-YEAR development plan aimed at opening up the South-South geo-political zone has been unveiled by President Goodluck Jonathan. The major projects contained in the blueprint are coastal roads and railways, which the President said are designed to open up the oil-producing region.           Before his supporters that gathered at the Esuene […]

I remain in PDP because of President Jonathan – Gov Daniel

Ogun State governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has explained the circumstances surrounding his decision to remain in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, citing the bonding of friendship with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as his driving motif, at a time when candidates on the platform of his faction of the PDP have defected to the Peoples Party […]

Don’t shed blood for me, Jonathan warns

PRESIDENT Goodluck Johnathan, said yesterday, that neither his ambition nor that of any politician was worth the blood of any single Nigerian. President Jonathan who spoke while addressing a mammoth crowd at the Uyo Township Stadium, in Akwa Ibom State, said his administration would not tolerate or accommodate violence either in form of religion or […]

Give me another chance, Kaita begs Siasia

Nigeria international Sani Kaita has again rued “the worst mistake of my life” when he was sent off at last year’s World Cup and has revealed he looks forward to a Super Eagles recall to show how sorry he is to his country.  kaita  In an interview with MTNFootball.com, the midfielder asked Eagles coach Samson […]

With free, fair election, PDP is finished, says Shekarau

Ebonyi State Governor, Martin Elechi yesterday shunned the presidential campaign train of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), led by the party Chairman, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu as the team was turned back at the gate of the Government House. The team including the presidential candidate, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau was denied entry by security operatives, claiming […]

Lead poison kills 400 infants in Zamfara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that no fewer than 400 infants have died and over 500 persons were admitted in various hospitals in Zamfara State as a result of the outbreak of lead poisoning, just as experts blamed illegal miners for the scourge. The Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani-Sidi made the […]

2011 polls: ACF invites former security chiefs for crucial meeting

Ahead of the April 2011 general elections and and the need for the peoples votes to count, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) is putting in place a high-powered  meeting of former security chiefs of northern extraction to tackle the worsening security situation in the country, particularly in the North. The Forum, at one of its […]

4 ministers, 78 others risk arrest over failure to submit capital projects estimate

Four Federal Ministers and 78 other chief executive officers of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) may face arrest by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over their failure to submit their 2009 capital projects estimate to the Commission. The affected ministers are those in charge of Interior; Cooperation and Integration in […]

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