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Something is happening in Ekiti- For real

DECEMBER 23, 2012 BY TUNDE FAGBENLE 98 COMMENTS | credits: Something is happening in Ekiti State that needs to be told. And I will, since I bear witness to it. Quite a few folks, including my good friend and brother Femi Orebe and Sam Omatseye, both columnists in The Nation newspaper, have written volubly, extolling […]

Army retires generals, others

Authorities of the Nigerian Army have retired several senior officers of the service. SUNDAY PUNCH’s investigation on Saturday evening showed that the exercise affected mostly generals, colonels and other middle level officers. The retirement came in the wake of the approval of 150 top officers for promotion by the Army Council on Tuesday. The Director […]

Suicide bombers attack MTN, Airtel Kano offices

The Joint Task Force on Saturday said two suicide bombers died in coordinated attacks on MTN and Airtel offices. An online news portal, Premium Times, reports that the two attacks occurred within five minutes indicating a coordinated effort. JTF spokesman, Ikedichi Iweha, confirmed the death of the bombers to journalists in Kano on Saturday. Iweha […]

Only two govs signed death warrants since 1999’

DECEMBER 23, 2012 BY ALLWELL OKPI 42 COMMENTS | credits: bhagwad.com Since 1999, only two governors have signed death warrants of the execution of death row inmates in the country. The first was in 2006 by the former governor Ibrahim Shekarau of Kano State, while the second was by Governor Adams Oshiomhole in October 2012. […]

2015 – President Jonathan’s Lonely Walk

ANALYSIS The political feud between incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo has apparently deepened. Worst still is that President Jonathan’s strong supporter and kinsman, Alhaji Mojahid Dokubo- Asari may have also ditched him, saying the President may not go beyond 2015. Saturday Vanguard’s JOHN BULUS analyzes the situation and its consequences. Long before […]

Exclusive – the Kidnap Syndicate in Delta

KIDNAPPING (read man-stealing) has metamorphosed into such a very big industry in Delta State that it currently has a loose association, comprising graduates and undergraduates with an organized set-up and leadership. Our investigations showed that it is no longer a case of the money-making kidnappers abducting and looking for where to hide their captives from […]

Senate Probes Military Helicopters’ Use

The Senate has resolved to probe the use of military Helicopters. The resolution followed a motion sponsored by Senator Chris Anyanwu, titled Urgent need to investigate the recent crash of Naval Augusta 109 Helicopter in Bayelsa State. The upper chamber further resolved that the results of past investigation into air mishaps should be made public. […]

Aluu 4: Police Arraign Three More Suspects

The Rivers State police command, yesterday, arraigned three more suspects before a Port Harcourt Chief Magistrate Court over their involvement in the gruesome murder of four University of Port Harcourt students in Aluu, Ikwerre Local Government Area. The accused persons are Finebone Jeffrey (23), Joshua Ekpe (27) and Abang Cyril (27) who are standing trial […]

Will You Die for Nigeria? – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson / Jos, Nigeria / Dec. 23, 2012 – “Facts are stubborn things…” John Adams During the week, I sent out the above question across various platforms in and out of Nigeria, we discussed it in various forums with friends and ‘foes’ of Nigeria. I have chosen to share excerpts from the […]

Abia and Gov. Orji’s Incessant Affront – By Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere / Rivers, Nigeria / Dec. 23, 2012 – Some persons have the ability to learn from experience while others do not have. The later does not make human existence unique. It is not remarkable. Such makes the world to retrogress. And this is what has been playing on in Abia State. But […]

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