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The Browning of Corruption – By Arnold Alalibo

By Arnold Alalibo | NNP | June 20, 2012 – The realisation of the danger corruption poses to the economic and social development of a country ought to prompt the present administration to embark on a persistent fight against it, in a manner reminiscent of WAI by the Buhari/Idiagbon’s regime of 1984. Nigerians have been […]

Anarchy in Nigeria – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba | Yola, Nigeria | June 20, 2012 – I have seen that there is no leader over Nigeria, so what should the people do? The people of Israel had a similar experience thousands of years ago, when there was no leader in Israel, and so every man did what was […]

Police: Foreigners behind mayhem

KADUNA State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Jinjiri Abubakar yesterday alleged that foreign nationals especially from three African countries were involved in the acts of terrorism currently ravaging parts of the north. The Commissioner told reporters in his office that citizens of Niger Republic, Chad and Cameroon were among those involved in the terror activities and warned […]

$3m scandal: Confusion over whereabouts of $620,000

Confusion reigned in Abuja on Tuesday as to the whereabouts of the $620,000 said to have been collected from oil magnate. Mr Femi Otedola by the embattled chairman of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee on fuel subsidy scheme, Honourable Farouk Lawan.  There were indications that the bribe- marked dollar notes- had been spent and could […]

Why power must shift to South East after Jonathan

A FAIR and equitable Nigeria governed by truth and justice calls for presidential power shift to South East Region after the completion of Goodluck Jonathan’s term either in 2015 or 2019 as the case may be.   Ndigbo are not slaves or third class citizens to be rendered impotent in the political equation by those who […]

Boko Haram: FG’s ‘cavalier’ attitude won’t work, says CAN

By Emeka Mamah & Wole Mosadomi … as Aliyu proffers solution to security challenges Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has blamed the inability of the Federal Government to find lasting solution to the Boko Haram phenomenon on what it described as its “cavalier” approach to the problem. Moreso Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has […]

I’m not in possession of $620,000 bribe money – Rep (Serial liars)

BY Okey Ndiribe & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—CHAIRMAN of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes, Mr. Jagaba Adams Jagaba, has denied knowledge of the $620,000 alleged bribe money said to be in his custody. Former Chairman of the House’s subsidy committee Mr. Farouk Lawan, had said he kept the money with […]

Northern leaders have case to answer on Boko Haram – Iwuanyanwu

BY Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—An event or ganised in honour of the retiring Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, in Abuja, Tuesday, took a different dimension, after a member of the Board of Trustees, BoT, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and publisher of Champions Newspaper Ltd, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, urged the Federal Government to […]

Police arrest 7 fake pastors over sham deliverance

By BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO …parade security guard, 8 other suspected robbers LOKOJA—Kogi State Police Command has paraded seven persons for allegedly posing as bishop, pastors and prophets during a revival programme in Lokoja, capital of Kogi State. Those paraded include Bishop Bamidele Abraham of Eagle Kingdom Church, Lokoja and Pastors Chucks Ingalis Kelvin, Chinedu Okosisi, Samson […]

FG plans 3.5m jobs in agricultural sector

Owode-Ede (Osun) – The Federal Government is  to create 3.5 million jobs in  the agricultural sector by  2015. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, made this known on Tuesday at Owode-Ede in Osun during the launch  of  the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme on Fertiliser and Seeds. Adesina also said government had  […]

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