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On Nigerian Elections and “Christians” – By Dr. Leonard Karshima Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard Karshima Shilgba | Yola, Nigeria | Feb. 2, 2015 – I am deeply concerned that at this time of political campaign, as it usually happens, the word “Christian” is loosely used in reference to certain candidates for elective offices in Nigeria. The church stands the risk of being used for very indecent […]

(In pictures) Yobo, Kanu lead Jonathan campaign in Rivers

Football stars Joseph Yobo and Nwankwo Kanu were among the sportmen that supported the campaign of President Goodluck Jonathan in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on Wednesday. The former captains of the Super Eagles urged Nigerians to re-elect Jonathan on February 14. It will be recalled that an assembly of top sports stars and personalities across […]

Bayelsa: Why I won’t talk about Patience Jonathan — Gov Dickson

Governor Serikae Dickson, famed as the countryman governor was steeped in leftist political inclination at the onset of the Fourth Republic and was chairman of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Alliance for Democracy, AD. He subsequently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and was commissioner for Justice in the Goodluck Jonathan administration in […]

Ghana fears referee favour for Equatorial Guinea (This is how Hayatou has ruined African football by paying back the host for rescuing him when Morocco bailed out)

Fear has gripped Ghanaian fans ahead of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash against host Equatorial Guinea over perceived referee bias decisions following Tunisia’s ordeal. The Central African side, who parachuted into becoming emergency host of the tournament following the withdrawal of Morocco, secured their passage to the last four under controversial circumstances. They […]

Buhari pledges to strengthen Nigerian economy

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday said he would take practical steps to strengthen Nigeria’s economy if elected. Buhari made the pledge during a meeting with members of the Organised Private Sector at the Lagos State Government House, Marina, in Lagos.   Reports showed that the […]

Searching for answers in Nigeria Presidential Election – By Collins Nweke

By Collins Nweke | Belgium | Feb. 2, 2015 – It is well-known secret that I have maintained neutrality in matters regarding support for any particular political party in Nigeria till date. And I intend to keep it that way for some time. Those who doubt my neutrality will always point to the close association […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Missing Trillions (1), by Charles Soludo

I read some of the responses to my article, “Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the Election”, and I want to thank everyone who has contributed to the debate. I am glad that the debate has finally taken off. I have decided, for the record, to re-enter the debate if only to set some records straight and […]

Keshi takes charge in Warri

By John Egbokhan   Out of contract Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi has opted to be in charge of the clash between Delta/ Edo Ex-internationals and the rest of Nigeria tomorrow at the Warri City Stadium. The match was put together by friends of Okowa to showcase the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa while […]

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