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U.S. Asks Jonathan to Heal Electoral Wounds

FOLLOWING the violent protests that trailed Nigeria’s presidential polls in some parts of the North, the United States (U.S.) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to constitute a federal cabinet that would bridge perceived political divisions in the country. Speaking with reporters on Thursday afternoon in Washington DC, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Ambassador […]

PDP Wins Kaduna Governorship Election

Yuguda Leads In Bauchi INCUMBENT Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa, yesterday coasted home to victory in the governorship election conducted in the state on Thursday. Yakowa led the polls in 13 out of the 23 local councils in the state. Also, Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State was leading the […]

If Buhari is arrested, nothing will happen —Asari Dokubo

Leader of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujadhadi Asari Dokubo, has said that presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), General Muhammadu Buhari, should be arrested and prosecuted over the riots that claimed lives and properties in the North. Speaking with Saturday Sun, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Dokubo said that the violence […]

Royal Wedding: Why the Queen Snubbed Jonathan – By Phil Tam-Al Alalibo

April 29th, has rolled into the annals of British royal history as the day when the future King of England, Prince Williams, walked the aisles to marry his heartthrob for the past ten years, commoner Kate Middleton. The occasion was graceful as expected of any such royal undertaking, abundantly pregnant with pump and assorted pageantry […]

The End of “Amala” Politics in Oyo State – by Adewale T. Akande

By Adewale Akande, Barcelona, Spain – April 29, 2011 – History is the memory of mankind and philosophy of history is the analytical ability of man to distinguish correct from incorrect. Human beings have the ability to create ways to live better and even change the envioroment to suit their needs and wants. It is […]

Election 2011: Nigeria’s finest moment? – By Reuben Abati

Today, the country has more or less concluded election 2011, and although there was an outbreak of violence in the 12 Northern states over the outcome of the Presidential election of April 16, reports of election malpractices, protests about results in Ika North, Anambra Central, Plateau state, pre-election tension in Akwa Ibom, “an inconclusive” Gubernatorial […]

Amazing Story of Survival: I slept in the bush for 3 days to stay alive – Female corps member

Miss Vivian Chidinma Anumba is one of the lucky corps members who survived the recent Bauchi mayhem, where many young people serving their fatherland were butchered. The female corps member, who hails from Uzoako community, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, read Banking and Finance at Federal Polytechnic, Oko and was serving at […]

Ladoja, others blame Obasanjo for PDP’s failure

  The governorship candidate of the Accord Party in Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has attributed the failure of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South West during the last general elections to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Ladoja, who was a member of the PDP’s Board of Trustees, apportioned the blame in a post-election press […]

I was attacked in Ibadan as a youth corper – Isa Yuguda

  The Governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, stunned journalists at the Government House, Bauchi, on Thursday when he said he too was attacked as a member of the National Youth Service Corps in Ibadan. Yuguda reasoned that the corps members, who were murdered last week in the state, only fulfilled their destinies. He […]

US rates Nigeria’s elections high •Says country made history with April polls •INEC has done Nigeria proud – Soyinka

NIGERIA has made history by organising a credible, transparent, free and fair general election for the first time. The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Terence McCulley, gave Nigeria kudos at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja, during the presentation of the United States President Award to a Naval officer, Commodore Adeniyi Osinowo, who distinguished himself while serving […]

Why North lost its industries, wealth – Sanusi, others

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