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Nigerian woman in Ghana stabs husband to death over marital dispute

What initially looked like a normal fight between a Nigerian couple over sex, turned bloody when the wife stabbed the husband several times, resulting in the untimely death of a 42-year-old man at Asokore Mampong in Kumasi. Rashida Yetunde, 37, allegedly used a sharp knife to stab Maruuf Akinjobi three times in the chest, sending […]

The Blooming of the Nigerian Spring – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma|Lagos, Nigeria|March 17, 2012 – The Goodluck Jonathan administration deployed soldiers and tanks in the streets of Lagos. This was not because the city was under siege from an invading enemy army and therefore needed to be defended by the Nigerian armed forces. It was not to quell an insurrection by anarchists and […]

If Ojukwu is a Hero Who is the Villain? – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila | London, UK | March 17, 2012 – Once a person and above all a personality dies it is common practice to treat him or her with kindness and with more compassion and general understanding. After death, hatchets are buried and hitherto foes are seen through less hostile prisms. The case […]

Britain, the Mother of All Nigerian Fraud – By Ikechukwu Enyiagu

By Ikechukwu Enyiagu |NNP| March 17, 2012 – Foundation matters in all – everything comes with its foundation. In architecture, and indeed, in every other sphere of life, growth and living, foundation takes center stage. If you have got to go higher, then you have got to dig lower; and if you must stand taller, […]

FG’s amnesty and renewed insurgency in Niger Delta

March 18, 2012 by EMMANUEL ADDEH 1 Comment EMMANUEL ADDEH writes that the Federal Government is once again faced with the challenges of militancy in the Niger Delta following fresh incidents of violence in the area  The declaration of amnesty by the late President Umaru Yar’Adua in 2009 helped in no small measure to reduce […]

N44m bribe: EFCC, ICPC to investigate DG SEC, committee chair

March 18, 2012 by Toyosi Ogunseye and John Ameh 14 Comments Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms. Arunma Oteh | credits: File copy The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission on Friday accepted the open invitation of the House Committee on Capital Market and other Institutions […]

Niger Delta, northern leaders disagree over Jonathan’s alleged 2015 ambition

March 18, 2012 by Mike Odiegwu  Notable groups in the Niger Delta region on Friday said they were ready for a showdown with northern leaders if the North continued to heat up the polity with “unfounded allegations and unreasonable demands.” The groups responded to comments credited to the Coalition of Northern Leaders led by Dr. […]

Minister orders closure of Kainji hydro-power station

The Minister of Power, Prof. Bart Nnaji, on Saturday announced the closure of the 760-megawatts hydro-power station at Kanji Dam in Niger State, owing to excessive water leakage at the dam. A statement, signed by the Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe, said, “The shutdown followed excessive water leakage in the […]

Jonathan vows not to interfere with Bayelsa administration

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said he would not interfere with the administration of Bayelsa State and promised to allow Governor Seriake Dickson and his team use their initiatives in running the affairs of the state. The President spoke at the state congress of the Peoples Democratic Party which was held at the Peace Park, […]

Derivation controversy: North’s position insulting —Uduaghan

The South South is seething with anger against the Coalition of Northern Leaders, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen. Leaders of the geo-political zone are outraged by Thursday’s statement by the Junaid Muhammed-led group that the financial resources available to the  South South states are far beyond their executive capacity to manage.     Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan […]



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