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How Gaddafi recruited Nigerians into Libyan Army • President’s spokesman arrested

IT emerged, on Wednesday, that ousted Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, recruited several young Nigerians into his armed forces in his heyday. Security sources told the Nigerian Tribune that the former Libyan leader targeted young university graduates, who were about going for the youth service. A security expert told the Nigerian Tribune that the deposed Libyan […]

Tambuwal inaugurates 89 standing committees

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, on Thursday, inaugurated  89 standing and special committees of the House with a charge that the committees’ leaders should hit the ground running by ensuring that  government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) utilise their allocations effectively and effici-ently. The speaker also emphasised the need for the committees […]

We’ll beat Nigeria silly -Titi Camara (Let’s talk on the field)

GUINEA great, Abuobacar Titi Camara has sent a note of warning to Nigeria ahead of the decisive 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Syli National of Guinea. The encounter billed for the Abuja National Stadium on October 8 will decide which team will top Group Two and book a […]

Boko Haram not responsible for low key independence celebrations – FG (It’s a lie)

THE Federal Government has denied that its decision to have a low-key celebration of the nation’s 51st independence anniversary has to do with the fear of attacks by Boko Haram, pointing out that it was not the first time government would be avoiding a grand celebration on October 1. The Minster of Information, Labaran Maku, who spoke […]

Nigeria at 51: Nigeria is Tougher Than its Challenges – Ohunene Scott-Ananaba

Sept. 30, 2011 Fellow Compatriots,     As long as the Social, Political and Economic landscape of the country is plagued by Corruption and unpatriotic acts in the forms of fraud, disunity, tribalism, indiscipline, nepotism etc, a national, sustainable blueprint for development -which is in effect the bedrock of Mr President’s Transformational Agenda- cannot be established. […]

Destroying This Nigeria – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. .Leonard Karshima Shilgba, Yola, Nigeria – Sept 30, 2011 – I am not satisfied with the Nigeria in which I live today, neither am I proud of it. I want this Nigeria destroyed and another born. There is despair where there should be hope. Groups that should inspire have rather become hindrances of […]

Allow us to sue Salami for perjury, PDP pleads with AGF

Controversy over the perjury charge against the suspended President of the Court of Appeal (PCA) Justice Ayo Salami, deepened yesterday as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), seeks his prosecution over the alleged offence. The party’s demand is the fall-out of the face-off between the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu and […]

Ogun Truth Commission: Between Daniel and Amosun

Even before its inauguration, the Truth Commission set up by the Ogun state governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun has started to generate controversies among stakeholders with many describing it as a witch hunting exercise by the state government. But the state government insisted that the commission was aimed at ensuring peaceful co-existence of all the people […]

Osun plans security trust fund

Establishment of a  security trust fund and holding of  a maiden edition of the Osun State Carnival are parts of  the resolutions of the last state executive  council meeting. It also reaffirmed the state’s commitment to the joint ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State. The state Commissioner for Information […]

Election tribunal: Yakowa wants case dismissed

Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged the Election Petition tribunal sitting in Kaduna to dismiss the case brought against him by the governorship candidate of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Haruna Sa’eed Kajuru. Kajuru on the other hand also urged the tribunal to uphold all his prayers and […]

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