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Pictures: Gov. Obi in Toronto admonishes Nigerians to be good ambassadors

Filed by New Nigerian Politics (Toronto Bureau) Governor Peter Obi addressing members of the Anambra State Progressive Association (ASPA) at its annual convention in Toronto over the weekend, urged Nigerians to be good ambassadors in their adopted country, to be selfless and assist their fatherland at every opportunity. The two-term governor elated at the immense contributions of […]

NNP’s statement on the brutalization of its columnist by soldiers

By New Nigerian Politics New Nigerian Politics categorically and unreservedly condemns the unprovoked brutalization of one of its columnists, Mr. Akintokunbo Adejumo, on July 22, 2012 in Ibadan, Oyo State by six miscreants of the Nigerian army attached to the PHCN building on Ring Road. This uncivilized, cowardly and sordid act visited on an innocent […]

Wooing Nigerians in Diaspora – By Arnold Alalibo

By Arnold Alalibo | NNP | July 2012 – For the better part of his four years (199-2003), former President Olusegun Obasanjo toured the world wooing investors to come to Nigeria, most of whom fled the country during the tumultuous military regimes. Now, it is the turn of the current administration to woo the many […]

Ending the Debate on Akpabio’s Successor – By Ini-Abasi Mboho

By Ini-Abasi Mboho | Uyo, Nigeria | July 31, 2012 – In recent media outings, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godswill Akpabio has been inundated with concerns of who his successor would be or where he would come from. Firstly, in his pre-award interview as Silverbird Man of the Year on Silverbird Television, […]

Before We Impeach Jonathan, Of What Good…? – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson | Jos, Nigeria | July 31, 2012 – No matter how beautiful an ostrich egg is, if it doesn’t hatch, cannot be eaten, then it’s no good.   One fundamental thing one notices that we lack in governanceand government is the word good. Many Nigerians talk and agree that goodgovernance is […]

Nigeria: World Bank salutes Nigeria over response to HIV/AIDs challenges

The world bank has lauded the efforts of the Nigerian government to rise to the challenges being posed by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. According to David Wilson, World Bank Global HIV/AIDS Program Director, “the battle of AIDS will be won or lost in a small number of countries, and few are more important than Nigeria,”. “We […]

Sharks FC in road accident enroute to Kaduna

Filed by New Nigerian Politics New Nigerian Politics has just been reliably informed that Nigeria’s Premier League Division 1 outfit, Sharks FC of Port-Harcourt, has been involved in a road accident enroute to Kaduna to honour their league match against Kaduna United FC in a midweek encounter. According to the source on the ground who spoke to […]

In picture: Bank driver arrested with 19 ATM cards, N652,000 in cash

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Dare Oladujoye, a driver with Zenith Bank, for allegedly being in possession of 19 Guaranty Trust Bank ATM cards and the sum of N652, 000. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspect was using the cards to withdraw money from an ATM at Ogba branch of GTB when a […]

Islamists in northern Mali stone adulterous couple to death

BAMAKO, Mali – A spokesman for the radical Islamic group controlling northern Mali says a couple who had an adulterous relationship was stoned to death this weekend in the town of Aguelhok. Sanda Abou Mohamed, a spokesman for the group Ansar Dine, told The Associated Press by telephone on Sunday that the couple was executed […]

Picture: Rumours of Saudi withdrawal of female athletes from Olympics over hijab

The International Olympic Committee has dismissed rumours Saudi Arabia will withdraw from the London Games over a hijab headscarf row. The Saudis have brought women athletes to the Olympics for the first time ever and one of their two female competitors, Wojdan Shaherkani, is due to fight in the heavyweight judo competition on Friday. However, […]

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