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What is Wrong with Buhari’s Statement? – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | May 24, 2012 – Democracy ensures peaceful transfer of power because it recognizes the people as the ultimate repository of power. And as such, power is derived solely from the will of the people. Democracy does not guarantee the election of good leaders. However, it empowers the people […]

Naval Officers’ Brutality – By Dr. Phiilip Ikomi

By Dr. Philip Ikomi | NNP | May 24, 2012 – This title was chosen because the Naval officials brutalized the traffic officers in question in the course of the discharge of their duties in Ogun State. A lot of our illiterate and literate Nigerian citizens seem to think that the armed forces and the […]

Ibori lands British police officers in trouble for accepting his 20,000 pounds bribe

NEWS agencies on Wednesday reported that Scotland Yard had arrested three of the investigators that handled the fraud case involving former governor of Delta State, James Ibori.  The arrested men were accused of receiving thousands of dollars in payments for providing information to Ibori’s lawyers. Ibori was sentenced on April 17 by Southwark Crown Court […]

Obasanjo under attack for calling lawmakers robbers

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was under attack yesterday over his comment that “there are more rogues and armed robbers in the State Assemblies and the National Assembly”. Obasanjo spoke on Tuesday at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Academy for Entrepreneur Studies Nigeria (AES) at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos. Former […]

Ogun traffic officers kill Okada rider for driving on uncommissioned road

By DAUD OLATUNJI ABEOKUTA— Tragedy struck, yesterday, after 15  officials of Ogun state Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE,  in Abeokuta, beat a man identified as Samuel Adoke,  to death for driving on a road that is yet to be commissioned. An eye-witness  told  Vanguard that  the incident  occurred about 9a.m. at  Oke-Sokori  when  the […]

JTF destroys vessel with 600,000 litres of stolen diesel in Bayelsa

By  Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa – The Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, has intercepted another vessel loaded with 600,000 litres  of allegedly stolen crude oil in the creek of Akassa, in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Also, 18 suspects on board the oil vessel, marked MV Tamuno […]

Nigeria economy will collapse if… – CBN warns

By Henry Umoru & Inalegwu Shaibu ABUJA- THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, warned Wednesday  that if the present autonomy being enjoyed by it was removed, the nation’s economy stands the risk of collapsing. The country’s apex bank also urged the Senate to jettison the move if the nation’s economy must grow and for the […]

Senators, Reps tackle Obasanjo

By OKEY NDIRIBE, Henry Umoru, Inalegwu Shaibu & EMMAN OVUAKPORIE ABUJA —THE Senate, yesterday, dared former President Olusegun Obasanjo to be courageous and name the rogues and armed robbers in the National Assembly. According to the Senate, if the former Chairman, Board of Trustees, BoT of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP could, in the spirit […]

Five bank employees arrested for attempted robbery

The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended 11 armed robbery suspects including five workers of Guaranty Trust Bank. One of the workers, a senior marketing executive of the bank’s branch in Gbagada, is currently being interrogated by detectives at the state’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad. According to reports made available to PUNCH Metro, the senior marketing […]

Subsidy: Senate to quiz Okonjo-Iweala, KPMG, CBN, others

  The Senate Joint Committee investigating the administration of fuel subsidy in the country has invited the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; the Accountant General of the Federation; the Central Bank of Nigeria; and an audit firm, KPMG for questioning. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Magnus Abe, said the meeting with the invited […]

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