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Zik’s widow laments non-payment of stipends

•Azikiwe Photo:The Sun Publishing More Stories on This Section ‘Y ar’Adua increased our stipend and approved cars for us to be changed after every five years, but up till now, not even the old stipend, was paid to us for the past two years and the cars are yet to be given to us.’ The […]

Sanusi’s CBN & Naira devaluation: Public Good, Double Talk… – By Emeka Chiakwelu

By Emeka Chiakwelu, NNP, Dec. 27, 2011 – It is beginning to look that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the executive governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is stepping into a pathway of perplexing contradictions. At the time that International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommended for Nigeria to devalue naira, Sanusi was insisting that there is no […]

That EFCC vs Joe Musa and others Court Saga: Questions Need Asking – By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo

By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo – London, UK – Dec. 27, 2011 – It has long been certain that “the wheels of justice grind slowly”, (in Nigeria and other less refined societies, usually oiled by Corruption) yet, contrary to the old adage, they don’t necessarily “grind exceedingly fine.”  In all cases, it is the victims that […]

Xmas Day bombings: Sultan disowns Boko Haram (After two days had passed)

Two days after the bloody Christmas Day bombings, President Goodluck Jonathan and supreme head of Nigeria’s Muslims, Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday met behind closed doors in Abuja on how to address Boko Haram crisis. At the end of the session, they resolved to call for an enlarged meeting involving religious and traditional rulers. Addressing […]

Arewa Condemns Nigeria’s Christmas bombings (Worthless condemnations)

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), the umbrella body of the Northern Nigeria socio-cultural groups, has condemned the Christmas day multiple bombings that killed and injured several people noting that the attacks are “capable of diverting attention to religious crises that would serve no one.” The group’s position was contained in a statement issued in Kaduna by […]

Saraki, Muslims condemn Christmas day bomb blasts (It’s not enough to just condemn)

ERSTWHILE Governor of Kwara State Bukola Saraki has condemned the Christmas day bomb-blasts at the St. Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla, near Suleja, Niger State. Also, The Muslim Congress (TMC) has condemned the spate of bombings in parts of the country on Christmas day. The Islamic organisation made the condemnation in a statement by its President, Ustadh Luqman AbdurRaheem, […]

Pope, world leaders condemn bombings, ACF regrets violence

WHEN will Nigeria wriggle out of the spell of bloodshed into which deeper and deeper it has plunged, is a question underlying local and international concern about the senseless waste of lives and property in the country. The high level of insecurity has sparked off fear reinforced by the seeming futility of government’s strategies to […]

Face Boko Haram, Leave Fuel Subsidy – ACN (Is BH the only issue in the country?)

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has accused the federal government of wasting valuable time and resources on the meaningless fuel subsidy debate while neglecting the Boko Haram crisis that has continued to consume innocent citizens. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, a day after dozens […]

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