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Letter: Minister of rice or minister of agriculture?

SIR: The  Guardian of March 16, featured  a report that “ Nigeria spends N1.3 trillion  yearly on  food imports” but that report was more about rice. According to Minister  of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, N356 billion  is spent on the importation of rice yearly. Citing the minister, the report also stated that “government was poised to […]

Tension trails Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee lunch

A GLITTERING lunch for the world’s sovereigns to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was marked yesterday by a withdrawal, protests and sharp criticism of the guest list. Spain’s Queen Sophia has pulled out of the event slated for Windsor Castle, west of London, amid tension over Gibraltar, while there were protests […]

Boko Haram Plans to Destroy Nigeria, Says Okoh

Army Trains Another Batch of Anti-Terrorist Squard To Combat Insecurity • US Mulls Designating Sect As International Terror Group THE Primate Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has expressed fear that the Islamic Terrorist group, Boko Haram plans to destroy Nigeria, if given the chance. While charging Christians to intensify prayer against the sect carrying […]

In Lagos, 32-year-old man hangs self

A  man, much admired for lovingly nursing his ailing mother, hangs himself at their backyard EVERYONE in the area knew Tunbosun Egbedokun, 32, as an affable, kind-hearted young man. For quite sometime, he had been looking after their ailing mother, who was suffering from stroke for which he had earned praises from other relations as well […]

The Problem of Nigeria is One Nigeria – By Osita Ebiem

By Osita Ebiem | NNP | May 18, 2012 – Looking in from the outside Nigeria appears to have numerous problems. (There is no doubt now in anyone’s mind that Nigeria is a failed state by all definitions). Some people have surmised that Nigeria’s problems are, amongst others; pogroms, genocides, ethnic/religious cleansing resulting from hatred […]

An Open Letter to the IG of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar – By Dr. Philip Ikomi

May 17, 2012 Mr.  Mohammed Abubakar Inspector General of Police Force Headquarters Kam Salem House Abuja, FCT, Nigeria, W.A. Dear Inspector General:  I am dismayed by your alleged utterance on the occasion of the inauguration of the Police Savings and Loans Board at the Force Headquarters in Abuja reported in the Punch newspaper on-line on […]

Keshi drops Mikel, lists injured Yobo

May 18, 2012  by Kazeem Busari 15 Comments Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has unexpectedly left out Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi and other English Premier League players, except for Wigan’s Victor Moses, out of the team that will face Namibia, Malawi and Rwanda in the 2014 World Cup and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers […]

‘Only Jonathan can authorise another phase of amnesty’

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, said on Thursday that only Jonathan could authorise the inclusion of Itsekiri youths in the amnesty programme for ex-Niger Delta militants. Itsekiri youths, under the aegis of the Itsekiri Youths National Council, have been protesting their exclusion from the programme by the Federal […]

Shocker for Jonathan: Northern govs defend Buhari

May 18, 2012  by David Attah and Uzoma Ubabukoh 252 Comments The 19 northern governors on Thursday rose in defence of the Presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari’s party on Wednesday had described the Jonathan administration as the “most corrupt ever,” in response to the Presidency and the Peoples […]

Police Commission serves retirement notice to 14 AIGs

Indications have emerged that 14 Assistant Inspectors General of Police inherited by the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), MD Abubakar, on assumption of office, may have finally been asked to go by the Police Service Commission (PSC). This followed the notification of their retirement letters on Wednesday, which some of them have collected, while […]

YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


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