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Nigeria Still Redeemable –Bishop Badejo •As Fayemi Buries Mum

THE Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Reverend Emmanuel Badejo, on Friday, expressed the hope that Nigeria could still be pulled back from the brinks, if the people were willing to put the fear God in their dealings. Bishop Badejo made the remarks in his homily at the funeral mass for Mrs. Dorcas Aina Fayemi, […]

If Jonathan Fails Nigerians, That’s His Business —Edwin Clark

First Republic Minister of Information and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, speaks with SYLVESTER IDOWU recently on sundry issues, including 2015 presidency and the probability of President Goodluck Jonathan seeking another four-year tenure. Excerpts: Clark Do you support the call for a  Sovereign National Conference(SNC) now? No, I don’t. People do not know the meaning […]

Agoro Threatens to Sue Buhari, FG over Buhari’s treasonable statements

Chairman of the National Action Council, Dr Olapade Agoro, has vowed to sue Major General Muhammed Buhari (rtd) and the Federal Government unless the retired general is arrested and prosecuted over a statement credited to him that the Federal Government was worse than Boko Haram. Buhari, the candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) […]

‘Jonathan’s Aide Demanded N5m For Access to President’

There was a twist at a ministerial platform programme in Abuja, on Friday, as one of the participants accused an unnamed Principal Secretary to President Goodluck Jonathan of demanding N5 million before he (the participant) could be allowed to meet the President. Saturday Tribune, which was at the National Press Centre, venue of the programme, […]

‘Buhari Must Watch His Words’

AS the war of words involving the Presidency and a former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, ahead 2015 rages, Arewa Youth Forum for Peace and Unity has described Buhari’s recent statement concerning 2015 as uncalled for. Also, a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Engineer Muhammed Abba-Gana and chairman, National Council for […]

Something is Wrong With Nigeria – Jonathan • Says: ‘I’m Not The Problem’

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has absolved himself of any complicity in causing the woes of the nation, saying  its problems were as old as the country itself. The president, who said emphatically that he should not be blamed for its socio-economic and political  problems, noted that the crises predated his mounting the saddle of leadership two […]

Ibru’s wife loses bid to wind up Federal Palace

Font size: Mrs. Ibru Mrs. Maiden Ibru, widow of the late publisher of The Guardian newspaper, Alex Ibru, on Friday lost in her bid to wind up Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc, owners of the prestigious Federal Palace Hotel.  A Federal High Court in Lagos threw away a suit she filed to that effect. Mrs. […]

Liberian morticians held over missing corpse in Onitsha

There was palpable tension on Friday in the commercial city of Onitsha over the disappearance of the corpse of a 42-year old woman, Eunice Azala, from a mortuary, one month after it was deposited. Two Liberian morticians attached to the Bex hospital Awada, where the incident took place have been arrested by  policemen attached to […]

Yobo to miss Eagles’ matches

Yobo Injured Super Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo has been ruled out of next month World Cup and Nations Cup qualifiers. “Yobo has been ruled out of the all the June matches as his club has confirmed he will be sidelined for at least a month,” team spokesman Ben Alaiya confirmed to MTNFootball.com Eagles coach Stephen […]

17 Nigerians on death row in Indonesia, says FG

Seventeen Nigerians are currently on the death row in Indonesia, the Federal Government said yesterday.  They were convicted for various offences including drugs trafficking.   The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, speaking at the 2012 Ministerial Platform to commemorate the first year of the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, however said government had stepped […]

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