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“Nigeria Will Make It” – Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu at His Best – By Adebayo Adejare

By Adebayo Adejare, NNP, Dec. 12, 2011 – “A man is worthy of praise and insult only with respect to those things that are in his power to do or not to do” – Aristotle: Third Book of Ethics Preface: Like him or hate him, Dim Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu would forever remain an enigma in […]

The Re-invention of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – Dec. 12, 2011 – Something is happening imperceptibly to our President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ). Shortly after he assembled a new cabinet following the April 2011 general elections, it seems there has been a gradual but deliberate abandonment of the public persona which GEJ used to good effect […]

Sports Development: Plight of Female Participants & Need for Equitable Reward – By Emmanuel Ajibulu

By Emmanuel Ajibulu, Osun, Nigeria – Dec. 12, 2011 – It is most disturbing to note that Super Falcons of Nigeria that have won every edition but one of the African women Championship (AWC) titles, still has not been given a matching reward for performance. It was heart warming when the Super Eagles won the […]

Yar’Adua’s younger brother quits Army

The younger sibling of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua at the weekend resigned from the Army in a grand ceremony, which also saw the disengagement of three Major-Generals. Identified as Lieutenant Colonel Abdulazeez Yar’Adua, the officer who was attached to the Signals Corps told Daily Sun that he was leaving the force voluntarily after […]

Security in the North: Sambo visits IBB, seeks his support

Vice-President Mohammed Namadi Sambo yesterday paid a visit to former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, at his Uphill mansion in Minna, Niger State. The number two citizen who arrived IBB’s place at exactly 12:30pm was received by his host after which the duo and a few other confidants entered into a closed-door discussion. Sources […]

54,000 Nigerians died outside law since 1999 – Rights Group

About 54, 000 Nigerians have died as a result of bombing, arson and mass-murder associated with Boko Haram terror, as well as ethno-religious or sectarian violence. Delivering a keynote address titled, “Nigeria in a state of war: How over 54,000 Nigerians died outside the Law Since 1999,” at the 63rd anniversary of the World Human […]

Kidnapped doctor dies 4 days after his release

Dr Moses Amako, the immediate past Chief Medical Director of Owerri Specialist Hospital, Umuguma in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State who was kidnapped on December 1, but later released one week after, has reportedly died. Dr Amako died last Saturday at about 7 pm following bullet injuries he sustained in one of […]

3 people feared dead as 3 TV viewing centers blown up in Jos

Three people were killed and several others injured Saturday night when three television-viewing centers on Bauchi Ring Road in Jos, Plateau State were blown off during the Barcelona-Real Madrid match. The three viewing centers built with corrugated iron sheets, with capacity to accommodate between 500 and 1000 viewers were located at Tina Junction, another one […]

Disquiet in Bayelsa PDP over Dickson’s running mate

There is anxiety in the camp of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Henry Seriake Dickson, over the emergence of his running mate, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (retd). The brewing crisis is being compounded by moves by Governor Timipre Sylva’s loyalists to frustrate the candidature of Dickson by bombarding the […]

Sylva blasts PDP, says party action illegal

Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State has described the submission of names of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates for the February 2012 governorship election to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a non-issue. Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Prof Rufai Ahmed Alkali, announced that the PDP had submitted the names of Henry Seriake Dickson […]

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