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Undeniably, Gov. T.A Orji Has No Hidden Agenda – By Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere | Rivers, Nigeria | July 10, 2013 – In any locality, state or country where the leader is weak, not as a result of old age, but out of incompetence, such an environment is bound to grow weaker and, the people that such a leader is heading, susceptible to suffering. There would […]

Malawi hire foreign coach to beat Nigeria

Malawi captain Joseph Kamwendo has hit out at a US$10,000 win bonus being offered to new coach Tom Saintfiet. The Belgian coach is not being paid a salary and will only get the bonus if the Flames beat Nigeria in September’s winner-takes all World Cup qualifier. With Malawi players getting just US$85 for a win […]

Nelson Mandela ‘responding to treatment’ – Jacob Zuma

Nelson Mandela is responding to treatment but remains in a critical condition, South African President Jacob Zuma said after visiting him. The former president and global statesman, 94, has been in hospital battling a recurring lung infection since 8 June. President Zuma’s statement urged the public to continue “providing support and showering him with love”. […]

I belong to ‘Shurah Council’ not Boko Haram, Kabiru Sokoto tells Court

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA -The alleged mastermind of the Christmas day bomb blast that killed about 44 persons and wounded 75 others at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church at Madalla, Niger State, in 2011, Kabiru Umar, a.k.a Kabiru Sokoto, Wednesday, told a Federal High Court in Abuja that though he was a high profile member of […]

Rivers Crisis: ACN calls for Jonathan’s impeachment

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has heaped the blame for the ongoing crisis in Rivers State on President Goodluck Jonathan and asked the National Assembly to immediately commence impeachment proceedings against him, for failing to live up to his oath of office to uphold the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In a […]

Jonathan doesn’t need North elders for 2015 – Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday said President Goodluck Jonathan did not need the support of the spokesman for the Northern Elders’ Forum, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, or “his North” to win the 2015 presidential election if he decides to contest. Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Dr. Ahmed Gulak, said this in an interview with […]

NFF suspends four football clubs following 79-0, 67-0 match results

The Nigeria Football Federation has placed indefinite suspensions on four clubs after two scandalous results of 79-0 and 67-0 in a promotion play-off. In promotion play-offs into the Nigeria Nationwide League, the lowest tier of Nigeria’s domestic league, on Monday, Plateau United Feeders beat Akurba FC 79-0, while Police Machine FC demolished Babayaro FC 67-0. […]

Reps blame poor power supply on Okonjo-Iweala

The House of Representatives on Tuesday blamed the deteriorating power supply in the country on the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for allegedly failing to release power sector funds. The House Committee on Power also criticised the Coordinating Minister of the Economy for the Federal Government’s refusal to provide funds for the running of […]

The APC and its suicidal PDP dance of shame

The jury did its job and has since gone to sleep on the Peoples Democratic Party. The question now is not whether the party is guilty as charged; the question is about the length of its punishment. The crux of the matter was how much the PDP had failed Nigeria. The defendant, the PDP, claimed […]

Amaechi does not have a party structure —Wike

The Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, explains the crisis in the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, NIYI ODEBODE was there. Excerpts: What happened at the Port Harcourt Airport on Saturday, June 29, when President Goodluck Jonathan was returning to Abuja after his […]

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