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Nigeria qualify for African Nations Cup – Demolish Liberia 6-1 in Calabar

Written By New Nigerian Politics After missing the last edition of the continental soccer fiesta jointly hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, Nigeria found its magic in Calabar today when it demolished follow West Africans, Liberia 6-1 to qualify for the 2013 event to be hosted in South Africa. Trouble started for the boastful visitors in the […]

Jonathan, Sambo, Anyim to spend N1.59bn on welfare in 2013 (As they fleece Nigeria)

The offices of three principal functionaries of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – the President, the Vice-President and Secretary to the Government of the Federation – will spend N1.59bn on welfare packages in 2013. While Goodluck Jonathan is currently the president, Namadi Sambo is the VP. The office of the SGF is occupied by Anyim […]

AFCON 2013: Can Eagles fly over Lone Star today?

This evening, exactly at 4pm local time at the U.J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar, Super Eagles of Nigeria will file out against the Lone Star of Liberia for the second leg of 2013 Africa Nations Cup qualifier. The first leg ended 2-2 draw in Liberia a fortnight ago. In order to avoid the mistakes of the […]

Cleric, one other arrested for alleged N9m fraud in C-River

By JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU, Calabar TWO members of the United Nigeria Chaplaincy, and an official of a non governmental organization have been arrested and handed over to the Cross River State Police Command for alleged certificate forgery, falsification of documents and embezzlement of over N9 million. A statement by the State Security Adviser, Mr. Rekpene Bassey […]

Eagles v Lone Star: Nigerians think victory only

By Patrick Omorodion …As Keshi assures on ticket When the Super Eagles file out against the Lone Star of Liberia today at the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar for the 2013 Africa Nations Cup decider, the only thing that will be on the mind of soccer-loving Nigerians is victory. That is because it is the […]

FG’s N17.6B flood relief fund won’t meet needs of victims – Ex-lawmaker

By Tony Edike, Enugu Former member of House of Representatives for Anambra East and West Constituency, Chief Ralph Okeke, Friday, faulted the Federal Government’s decision to channel the N17.6 billion flood disaster relief fund through the governments of the affected states, saying, government bureaucracy would eventually reduce the fund by 50 percent before it gets […]

EFCC traces N1bn property to former Bayelsa gov

Two choice property said to belong to the former Bayelsa State Governor, Timipre Sylva, have been uncovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, which is currently in court with the suspect over a case of corrupt enrichment while in office. A competent source in the commission told Saturday Vanguard last night that the […]

Biafra by Other Means: Achebe, Awolowo and the Civil War of 1967-70 – By Dr. Kunle Ojeleye

By Dr. Kunle Ojeleye | Calgary, Canada | Oct. 13, 2012 – The recently released civil war memoirs of Prof. Chinua Achebe There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra has generated a violent and virulent furore in regards to comments made by the author in regards to late Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s conduct as […]

Gov. Peter Obi: The “Saint” who Sinned – By Churchill Okonkwo

By Churchill Okonkwo | NNP | Oct. 12, 2012 – In the beginning, he claimed not to be a politician but a saint and successful businessman that volunteered to serve and build a new Anambra. Less than 2 years to the end of his tenure, Ndi Anambara are beginning to see the true color of […]

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