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The Sins of General Muhammadu Buhari – By Phil Tam-Al Alalibo

By Phil Tam-Al Alalibo – NNP – April 23, 2011 – Clearly, the people have spoken and Dr. Goodluck Ebelemi Jonathan has emerged as president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This marks the first time a southerner of Ijaw extraction has been voted into the office of the presidency. While this victory is commendable […]

Nigerians lack good sleeping habits – Experts

A Consultant Paediatrician at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Denis Shatima, has said Nigerians have made sleep a secondary issue, which is why majority lack good sleep habit. Shatima said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday that many Nigerians thought they could always compensate for lost sleep later […]

S/East CPC disowns Buhari – Says presidential election was not rigged in the zone

The controversy trailing the last presidential election took another dimension yesterday when members of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) disowned the party’s standard-bearer, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. They said that the election was the freest ever conducted in Nigeria. After the results of the presidential election were announced, Buhari had rejected results in the South […]

I defeated Ngige without a single thug & I will beat him again any day —Akunyili

Former Minister of information and Communication, Prof. Dora Akunyili, has sensationally revealed what transpired in the inconclusive Anambra Central Senatorial District election on April 9, which she contested. In an interview, in her Abuja residence, Akunyili dismisses the bribery allegation made by the former returning officer in the election. She told Saturday Sun that there […]

Tunde Bakare’s house burnt – Another bomb blast rocks Kaduna

Barely one week after the presidential election, tragedy struck the household of vice presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, when his Lagos home was gutted by fire yesterday. No life was lost. Saturday Sun gathered that the fire, which affected a section of the building, on Abiodun Olaiya Street, […]

Education Minister Orders Blacklisting of Miracle Centres

The federal government has ordered for immediate blacklisting of examination centres nationwide, identified  to be promoting examination malpractices variously called  ‘’miracle, magic and special centres’’. The minister of education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i  gave the directive in her office while inaugurating an implementation committee on ‘release my result’ which is charged with ensuring prompt and […]

Lesson’s from Buhari’s Defeat

In this information age, every editor’s worst nightmare is how to discern the wheat from the chaff that they are fed with from different sources on a big news day.  Starting from the social networks, electronic mail, BlackBerry instant messenger, regular SMS and phone calls, to good old television, coupled with all the wireless gadgets […]

CBN Gov. Sanusi, named among TIME 100 most influencial people

New York-based TIME Magazine has named  the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi among the 2011 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the most influential people in the world. The full list and related attributes appear in the May 2 issue of the magazine, available from today. The Time 100 […]

Post-election Violence:984 Arrested

Kaduna 400, Niger 136, Kano 120, Bauchi 200, Adamawa 128 Elections postponed in Kaduna, Bauchi to April 28 A total of 984 persons have been arrested across five states for the violent protests that led to breakdown of law and order in those places. The protest were in reaction to the release of the result […]

PDP Wants Evidence of Rigging

CPC’s allegations unfounded – Jega The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Congress for Progressive Change’s, presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to produce evidence that the presidential poll was rigged in favour of its candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan. The party said that Buhari’s allegations of rigging,  baseless as they are, amounted to ‘sour grapes’ […]

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