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E/Guinea dumps Boy-Girls (It is now clear that they were boys used in AWC – Shame on E/Guinea)

Equatorial Guinea have sprung a major surprise by dropping two of their star names for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in Germany from Saturday. Sisters Salimata and Bilguisa Simpore were key players for the Guinea side at the 2010 African Women’s Championship in South Africa where they finished runners-up to Nigeria […]

4 dead as dock workers attack Police post

At least four persons, including a Divisional Police Officer and an Assistant Superintendent of Police, were feared dead, yesterday, after some workers suspected to be from Niger Dock attacked a Police post on Snake Island, shooting sporadically. The workers it was gathered, were protesting the death of three of their colleagues  in the hands of […]

Customs intercepts container-load of N15m

LAGOS – THE Tin-Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday, intercepted a container containing $110,000.60   (about N15 million) and arrested the Customs agent who attempted to clear the strange cargo. The container, with number MSKU 966291/0  and brought in a Safmarine vessel, sailed in from the United States of America. The […]

Child witch accusation: FG warns churches, parents, others

ABUJA—The Federal Government yesterday issued a stern warning to churches, parents, guardians, as well as individual or corporate body who have taken keen interest in the identification and stigmatization of children as witches or wizards to desist or face the full wrath of the law. Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and […]

NEW CABINET: Jonathan rejigs presidency

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, commenced a comprehensive re-jig of the Presidency with the prospects of an increase in the number of ministries. Vanguard gathered that the reappraisal of the instruments of government which has been delegated to some of the President’s trusted aides was aimed at formulating a new organogram in the executive branch of […]

Jonathan elevates Odili,(in spite of husband’s looting of Rivers) Ngwuta to S/Court

ABUJA— President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, approved the elevation of Justice Nwali S. Ngwuta and Justice Mary Peter Odili to the Supreme Court bench. The duo who were promoted to the apex court following recommendations by the National Judicial Council, NJC, were before yesterday Justices of the Appeal Court. They were shortlisted by the legal body […]

How Nigeria can win UN permanent security seat – Gambari

The UN Special Envoy to Darfur, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said it would be difficult for Nigeria to get a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council unless issues of the country’s corporate existence were resolved. Gambari, who spoke in Abuja against the backdrop of  the violence, inter-religious and inter-communal clashes in the country, […]

What Mr. President Must Do to Succeed – By Muhammad Ajah

By Muhammad Ajah, Abuja, Nigeria – June 20, 2011 – Although I was one of those Nigerians who underestimated the ability of Mr. President to conduct a free and fair election due to his interest in the Presidential race, I have come to realize that it was a misplaced thought. He has done well in […]

Are You a Jonathanian…? – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson, Jos, Nigeria – June 20, 2011 – Since inception of the Jonathan government whether by necessity, free and fair election, forensically rigged selection, with shoes or without, has been one government that has come as a pot of mixed grill. The fact remains that, as it is today, Mr. Jonathan Goodluck […]

Educating Amaechi on Education Policies – by Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere, Rivers, Nigeria – June 20, 2011 – On 29th May 2011, Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State was overwhelmed. On this day, he was inaugurated for a second term in office. Among his promises, he avowed that his leadership would take qualitative education in the state seriously. He said that the ongoing […]

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