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Jos, The Abridged Truth No One Wants to Tell – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson, Jos, Nigeria – Sept. 25, 2011 – A Tarokh adage translates, a child lacks wisdom, and some say that what is important is that the child does not die; what kills more surely than lack of wisdom? (A foolish child is not much better than a dead child).   It’s almost […]

Pius Adesami: The Hallucinating Mind of a Columnist – By Prince Babajide Babalola

By Prince Babajide Babalola, NNP, Sept. 25, 2011 – I would like to respond to the recent inaccurate and irresponsible article, filled with disgust and mental deficiency, published on saharareporters, nigeriavillagesquare and other online magazines by one Pius Adesanmi with the title ‘‘Getting Their Beering Wrong’’. I am particularly disturbed that Saharareporters and others, will […]

Open letter to Gov. Okorocha on his 100 days in office – By Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi – Imo State, Nigeria – Sept. 25, 2011 – Dear Owelle, I  remember  when clad in shinning white buba  with  red cap to match ,  you  approached  a   waiting  crowd  in Owerri  asking for their support. It was the 2011 electioneering period in Imo state of Nigeria. With the confidence of your […]

The West, the Press and Other Friendly Enemies of Africa – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK – September 25, 2011 – Most analysts beyond and within the shores of Africa will agree that the greatest woes betiding the countries of that continent are traceable to its lack of basic infrastructural amenities and proficient leadership. The lack of such amenities are argued to be the cause […]

FG’s bid to stop ASUU strike fails

  A tripartite meeting called at the instance of the Federal Government to stop the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ strike has ended in a deadlock. Consequently, the one-week strike will begin (today), thereby forcing some universities, including the University of Ibadan to postpone their semester examinations. One of our correspondents learnt that a series […]

Police arrest ritualists in Ondo

  The Police in Ondo State have arrested three suspected ritualists including a herbalist over the death of a pregnant woman Mrs. Adesola Eleso. Her husband, Ebenezer Eleso, is alleged to have collaborated with the ritualists. Eleso, an electronic repairer, his girlfriend, and the herbalist were apprehended by the police after they discovered that his […]

Armed robbers shut down Ijebu Igbo banks

  Two years after a robbery attack on one of the new generation banks in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State, all banks in the town are yet to re-open for business. Investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria revealed that the management of the banks operating in the town had decided not to commence business due […]

Jonathan slams critics of his style, government

  President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday chided critics of his style and government, accusing them of trying to force him to act in ways that were contrary to his nature. The President also noted that while he was condemned at home, he was celebrated outside the shores of the country. “Some Nigerians still want the […]

Terrorism: FG places seven countries on watch list

  The Federal Government has drawn up a terrorism watch list similar to the one maintained by some developed countries. Travelers who arrived from or are going to the countries on the list would receive special attention by the security agencies, and the Nigeria Immigration Service. THE PUNCH learnt over the weekend that the countries […]

Abia govt changes position on gang rape

  ABIA State Government has said its statement on the gang rape video clip was based on claims by the Vice-Chancellor of the state University, the institution’s student union government and the state police commissioner. Five suspected members of a cult group had gang-raped a student of ABSU, recorded the incident and posted it on […]

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