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Adetiloye: Nigeria has lost a Great Man of God – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the family of the former Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye and the entire Anglican Communion on the death of the patriarch earlier today. In a condolence message, President Jonathan described late Archbishop Adetiloye as a great man of God who would be […]

Gunmen on motorcycle shot dead Kano Minority Leader

Police in Kano on Friday confirmed that two gunmen on a motor bike gunned down Hon. Danladi Isa Kademi, minority leader of the Kano state House of Assembly in Northern Nigeria. “I can confirm that Danladi Isa Kademi, a lawmaker at the Kano state house of assembly was shot dead by two gunmen around 6:00 […]

Press Release: Gov. Akpabio urges military to defend democracy

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio has urged the military to continue to defend the nascent democracy that the nation is enjoying positing that democracy held better prospects for development than military dictatorship. Chief Akpabio made the call in a lecture on “Democracy and the rule of law: challenges and prospects” he delivered […]

Rochas Okorocha reign of fraud and deceit on road revolution contractors

On Monday, November 19, 2012, the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chinedu Offor, in an interactive program on one of the Radio Stations in Owerri stated that contractors who had been paid without doing their work will be arrested and prosecuted.  The Rescue Mission Government of the State claims it had already expended 13.9 […]

Sucker Punch: Ten Provocative Demands from Dr. Okonjo-Iweala to President Jonathan – By Churchill Okonkwo

By Churchill Okonkwo | NNP | Dec. 14, 2012 – A rare good news for Nigerians: two prominent Nigerians made the list of the “100 Top Global Thinkers of 2012” according to Foreign Policy magazine. They are Prof. Chinua Achebe, for “forcing Africa to confront its demons” and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for “showing Africa how […]

Nigeria, Our Surname is Corruption – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson | Jos, Nigeria | Dec. 14, 2012 – A woman has a child by you and you still say you do not see her inside “know her mind”; would you have her expose her intestines? Today, my admonition is targeted at the people of Nigeria…when I say we, let me use […]

Nigeria without Electoral commissions – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. Leoanrd K. Shilgba | Yola, Nigeria | Dec. 14, 2012 – The Nigerian constitution makes provision for national and state “independent” electoral commissions to organize, undertake, and supervise all elections under their specified jurisdictions, and to compile and maintain a register of voters. The Nigerian situation is so peculiar. The electoral commissions are […]

What Nigerian Political Leaders Could Learn from The World’s “Poorest” President – By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo

By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo | Ibadan, Nigeria | Dec. 14, 2012 – I have been reading the story of President Jose Mujica — the leader of Uruguay (please note the word “LEADER”) and I find it to be a singular example of humility, sacrifice and an uncommon disdain for all worldly material and other acquisition. […]

Soldiers arrest 63 suspects over Okonjo’s kidnap

PROF. Kanene Okonjo, mother of the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | credits: Nigeria Army said on Thursday that soldiers had arrested 63 people in raids as they searched for Prof. Kamene Okonjo, the 82-year-old mother of Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. “Yesterday the Four Brigade raided Ogwashi-Ukwu in search of Mama,” Army spokesperson […]

FG protests Cameroon’s harassment of Nigerians in Bakassi

Nigeria, on Thursday, protested the harassment of its citizens living in the Bakassi Peninsula by Cameroon. The oil rich peninsula, formerly in the Nigerian territory, was ceded to the neighbouring Cameroon by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s government in respect of a 2002 International Court of Justice’s verdict. The Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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