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There is still one more inauguration to do – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK – June 3, 2011 – Unavoidable, a lot of attention of has been drawn to the inauguration ceremonies that recently took place across most parts of Nigeria for newly elected leaders and those returning and I am sure they will still generate more conversations and analysis. Those inaugurations are […]

Picture: Nigerian Pastor in Toronto, Emmanuel Animodi, 45, arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault During Prayer Session

A North Toronto Pentecostal church was bolted shut Friday, the same day its pastor was scheduled to appear in a Finch Ave. courthouse charged with sexual assault. Emmanuel Animodi, 45, a self-described “prophet” of the Fire of Miracle of Ministries Church, was charged by police after they were called to the church on Finch Ave. […]

Ministerial, Board Appointments : Syndicates, lobby groups flood Abuja

THESE are interesting times in Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power. Leading politicians, their godfathers or lobbyists are in a rat race to get one appointment or the other from President Goodluck Jonathan. A host of them are exploiting all avenues to claw their way into President Jonathan’s cabinet. Indeed, Vanguard gathered that jostle for appointments […]

N628m Allegation: House Clears Patricia Etteh

In an emotion-laden end to the sixth National Assembly session, the House of Representatives in a last ditch effort, cleared the name of its former speaker, Patricia Olubunmi Etteh, of allegation of N628m graft which led to her resignation. In a long, moving speech, Etteh challenged the House to revisit the issue in a bid […]

April Polls, Turning Point For Nigeria – US

The United States of America has declared that the April 2011 electoral process was a great turning point for the country. This further backs the assessment of the international community of the April general elections and successful transition programme in Nigeria. Speaking during a special press briefing he addressed together with the Deputy Representative of […]

Again, Bombs Rock Maiduguri

Ministry of Health, Catholic Church affected ||  Two bombs exploded at the main store of the Disease Control Unit (epidemiological) of the Borno State Ministry of Health   on Wednesday. Drugs, vaccines and other property worth millions of naira were destroyed.  The bombs were suspected to have been planted by members of the Boko Haram sect. […]

Man, 27, Arraigned For Raping 4-Year-Old Orphan

A 27-year-old man, Gbenga Ojo, was yesterday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court for allegedly defiling a 4-year-old girl, Idowu Ogunleye. According to the charge sheet, Ojo was said to have had  carnal knowledge of the little girl who is an orphan on May 30, 2011 in Adebayo area of Ado-Ekiti. The offence is […]

NDLEA Arrests 43 Drug Traffickers in Kogi

Seizes 56.6 kg of Indian Hemp ||  Kogi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) recently arrested 43 suspected drug dealers just as it discovered 56.6 kilogrammes of compressed cannabis (Indian hemp) inside a moving car engine compartment. Appraising its performance since January, the command stated in a statement made available to […]

Bayelsans Protest Poor Performance By Allison-Madueke’s – Ask Jonathan not to reappoint her as Petroleum Minister

Criticisms have continued to trail the poor performance of Mrs Dezani Allison- Madueke as the immediate past Minister of the petroleum ministry even as report reaching African Examiner indicates that the former minister is making frantic efforts to get reappointed. Sources say that Mrs Madueke’s sin was her deliberate usurpation of the functions and authorities […]

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