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‘Any day Igbo go militant, Nigeria will cease to exist’

The Igbo Youth Movement (IYM), a group that has remained consistent in championing the cause of Igbo people in Nigeria, was at the thick of the recent and controversial arrest and detention of the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of a Sovereign State of Biafra, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike and scores of his followers.  […]

A New Beginning for South East Zone – By Emeka Chiakwelu

By Emeka Chiakwelu, NNP, October 1, 2011 – Without doubt the formation and commencement of South- East EconomicSummit (SEES)  in Enugu is among the best economic effort and decision made so far by South East zone.  This is a beginning and nothing substantial has been done but this shows a radical departure from incoherency overview […]

Imo State:From Democracy to Autocracy – By Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi, Imo, Nigeria – October 1, 2011 – Since I started pointing out the     autocratic behaviours   and lack of arithmetic knowledge of governance of embattled   Governor Rochas   Okorocha, I have been   branded so many unprintable names by a selected group of unproductive, uninformed, money hungry, favour seeking, paranoid supporters of the government and   […]

Boko Haram: Bombings Have Scared Away Investors

Top Federal Government officials are now curious over how the Boko Haram suspect, Ali Tishau, who was released from police custody on bail, appeared on a local television station interview programme to castigate the government some days ago. Reliable sources told Saturday Tribune that the authorities have set up a powerful machinery to investigate how Tishau […]

Text of Jonathan’s 51st anniversary speech

Fellow Compatriots, 1. On this day 51 years ago, the British Union Jack was lowered and replaced by our national Green-White-Green flag, heralding the independence of our nation. The 1st of October remains a special day for us, for Africa, and indeed the world. 2. As we celebrate today, we remember with pride, the nationalism […]

Kwara Police Deploy 2,500 Men

THE police in Kwara State have deployed 2,500 men, as well as local vigilance operatives, to keep the peace as the country celebrates the 51st independence anniversary. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Peter Gana, told journalists, on Friday, in Ilorin, that this was in compliance with an order from the force headquarters in Abuja, to […]

FG Releases N38bn to 30 Universities (Yet Mogadishu Univ is ahead of us)

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has announced that it has given a whopping sum of N37,508,886,097.53 to the 30 federal universities and inter-university centres across the country. The amount, the commission said, included overhead and personnel cost for the months of January to July, 2011 which represented the first, second and third quarters of the year. The […]

Soldiers Foil Boko Haram’s Fresh Bid To Bomb Abuja

SECURITY operatives have foiled an attempt by about 920 suspected members of Boko Haram to infiltrate the federal capital, Abuja ostensibly to carry out the earlier threat by the group to bomb the city during today’s 51st Independence Anniversary celebration. Saturday Tribune gathered that the operatives rounded them up, as they were trying to sneak into the […]

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