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900 Africans Drown as NATO Ignores Catastrophes in Libya – By Paul I. Adujie

  Horrific and horrendous, is the news emanating from inside Libya, waters around Libya and on the Mediterranean Sea!   The North Atlantic Treaty Organization with absolute military command, control and occupation of the area, continues to ignore and neglect the dire humanitarian disaster in and around Libya and its environs. Humanitarian catastrophes and disasters […]

Open Letter from Awo, Balewa & Zik to Jonathan – By Adewale T. Akande

By Adewale T. Akande, Barcelona, Spain – May 29, 2011 – On behalf of all Nigerians in heaven, we are using this forum to congratulate you for winning the recently concluded general elections that will usher you as an elected President of Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 29th of May. We are also congratulating […]

Short changing the Ndigbo: Victims and Perpetrators – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK – May 29, 2011 – The ongoing clamor for the post of speaker of the house of representative by leaders of many Ndigbo sociopolitical and partisan groups has brought back the themes of political marginalization, exclusion and even shortchanging of the Ndigbo back to the forefront of the national […]

38 Heads of States Attend inauguration as Jonathan Starts Fresh Term Today

38 heads of state arrive Security operatives keep vigil at Eagle Square Buhari turns down invitation As Dr Goodluck Jonathan takes the oath of office as Nigeria’s fifth civilian president at the Eagle Square today, security agencies have put in place elaborate arrangements to forestall any breach of law and order. Already, 38 heads of […]

30-man Argentine team arrives Abuja for friendly, Happy with reception

A 30-man delegation of Argentina’s senior national football team landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday evening aboard Lufthansa Airline aircraft. The delegation left Buenos Aires at 4pm on Saturday and spent only one hour at in Franfurt before boarding the flight to Abuja on Sunday morning. The playing body was led […]

Flooding: Lagos advises Mile 12 residents, others to relocate

  The Lagos State Government has warned residents of areas prone to flooding to look for alternative accommodation on higher grounds from June to January next year. The warning, according to it, is necessary because of the anticipated unusually heavy rainfall that the state is likely to witness this year. Some of the flood prone […]

Jonathan criticised for suggesting more time in office for the president and govs

  Mixed reactions on Saturday trailed President Goodluck Jonathan’s assertion that four-year tenure was not enough for president or governor to make a meaningful impact on governance. Among groups and individuals who spoke on the issue are the northern socio-political group, Arewa Consultative Forum, Congress for Progressive Change, former Kaduna State governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, […]

Gbenga Daniel justifies escape from Nigeria to avoid arrest

  The Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has justified his decision to travel out of the country before the May 29 handing over date to a new administration, adding that his predecessor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, never attended his swearing-in ceremony. Daniel on Friday night left the Murtala Muhammed International Airport aboard British Airways around […]

Nightmare for ex-governors, ministers as CCB verifies assets

  Indications emerged on Saturday that all the elected and appointed public officials including the outgoing governors have become jittery following directives by the Code of Conduct Bureau that they must declare their assets before vacating their offices. Our correspondent gathered that the bureau was prepared to act in the spirit of ongoing reforms to […]

Buhari, Ribadu shun Jonathan’s inauguration

  Former military head of state and presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change in the April elections, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, said he would not attend the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday, (today). Buhari said his presence at the ceremony would amount to conferring legitimacy on an illegitimate enterprise. Buhari is among […]

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