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The Poor Husband, The Rich Wife & Boko Haram – By Femi Fani-Kayode (2)

By Femi Fani-Kayode | NNP | June 27, 2012 – I have nothing against the Islamic faith. As a matter of fact some of my most loyal friends are practising Muslims. There are many Muslims in my family and my maternal great grandmother was an illustrious Fulani woman from the Muslim core north. I do […]

You Can ‘Rule’ Nigeria From Anywhere Because… By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson | Jos, Nigeria | June 27, 2012 – One does not show the squirrel the way to the river. (Telling someone what he or she already knows is silly.) I will start my weekly admonishment, with this stereotype question in Nigerian local parlance-Where do you come from? Are you from Adamawa, […]

Lies, Conspiracy & Church Hijack in Christ Embassy

Lies, Conspiracy & Church Hijack by Pastor Kay Adesina, Pastor Olu Oyewumi and Pastor Kehinde Ogbebor in Christ Embassy Calgary and Edmonton Canada “ EXPOSED ” (Why they brought fight to church) Why should a Pastor do all the work and payment becomes a mystery? The bible instructs pastors should be paid in “ 1 […]

Need for the Enforcement of Measures Against Anti-Competition Among Nigerian Businesses – By Dr. Philip Ikomi

By Dr. Philip Ikomi | NNP | June 27, 2012 – It is a no brainer. If people who sell goods to the public are allowed to compete freely with one another, the people who buy stand to gain. If the sellers team up and set prices such that no seller is allowed to sell […]

Gov. Akpabio and His Uncommon Achievement – By Anietie Ekong

By Aniete Ekong | Abuja, Nigeria | June 27, 2012 – In 2006, a certain young man, Godswill Obot Akpabio had indicated his intention to serve Akwa Ibom people as the Governor. Apart from having served as a Commissioner in three key Ministries in Akwa Ibom State, he was largely untested. His ambition was seen […]

Lagos Allays Fear on Third Mainland Bridge Repairs

Third Mainland Bridge   Olaolu Olusina Contrary to reports that the Third Mainland Bridge would be partially closed during the period of repairs which will commence by July 1, Lagos State Government has said traffic will only be diverted during between 12 am to 12 noon when repair work is being carried out. The Commissioner […]

Farouk Lawan: The Rot Deepens

Farouk Lawan The crisis rocking the National Assembly deepens as the House of Representatives adopts desperate measures to redeem its image from the Oil Subsidy Probe scandal   Last week the crisis rocking the House of Representatives deepened as the lawmakers faced the conflict of producing the marked $620,000 bribe money which Farouk Lawan, former […]

Kano: Police Kill 17 Gunmen, Arrest 3 Others

State Commissioner of Police Mr. Ibrahim Idris   By Ibrahim Shuaibu Kano State Police Command has disclosed that it has killed 17 of the suspected gunmen, who attacked the police post at Dala division with explosives and gun fire on Tuesday night. State Commissioner of Police Mr. Ibrahim Idris said three of the suspected gunmen […]

“Almajiris Are Not to Blame” – Hannah Hoechner, researcher, University of Oxford

They are often blamed for any and every social disturbance in the northern part of Nigeria. In fact, to many, the Almajiri are nothing but irritants. But Hannah Hoechner, a researcher from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, UK, who spent a year in Kano working with the Almajiri, does not see them as such. […]

‘Why Nigeria May Not Achieve MDGs by 2015’ (What a surprise)

Minister of Works, Mr. Mike Onolememen   Dele Ogbodo The Minister of Works, Mr. Mike Onolememen, yesterday said Nigeria might not be able to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) before 2015 because of her serious infrastructural deficit such as roads, power and housing. Others, according to him, are water, airports, railways and seaports. Onolememen, […]

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