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Joseph Mbu: An officer on rampage?

  By Rotimi Fasan JOSEPH MBU is supposedly a trained police officer and goes around with the rank of an Assistant Inspector General, but he behaves like his high office demands. How this man has managed to make it through the police force all these many years without evidence of ever being made to account […]

Nigeria’s Attorney General Files Affidavits to Scuttle Use of PVCs for elections

Affidavits filed by Nigeria’s Attorney General Mohammed Bello Adoke and just leaked to SaharaReporters reveal a stealth and controversial attempt by President Goodluck Jonathan’s government to undermine the use of permanent voter cards (PVCs) in the country’s forthcoming elections. Judicial sources, who leaked the affidavits to SaharaReporters, said the documents show that Mr. Adoke is […]

Opinion: Political Madmen And Specialists – By Okey Ndibe

Even at the tamest of times, Nigeria can be an infuriating address. In an election season, it becomes maddening, a space where nothing is sacred any more. Lies, which are often the politician’s favorite currency, enter a festering phase. Tall tales are traded across partisan divides. In the age of the Internet, where the most […]

Coffin in Imo Govt House: Widows curse Okorocha, supporters (You better beg the widows to forgive you)

Coffin in Imo Govt House: Widows curse Okorocha, supporters         From GEORGE ONYEJIUWA, Owerri   Hundreds of widows in Imo State have placed curses on the state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his supporters for allegedly peddling falsehood that the widows placed a mock coffin at the gate of Government House, during their […]

Tears as Bayelsa buries burnt female politicians

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson Many shed tears in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, on Tuesday as the remains of eight female politicians burnt to death on February 14, were buried at the Gloryland Cemetery in Azikoro Village. The female politicians, including wife of the Secretary to Bayelsa State Government, Elizabeth Oguru, were burnt to death […]

Rivers PDP, APC trade blames over attacks

APC governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State on Tuesday were at each other’s throats over alleged attacks on party members and supporters. While the APC said the PDP was responsible for the death of over 30 of its members and supporters, the latter […]

27 killed in Kano, Potiskum explosions

Kano motor park bombing scene… on Tuesday There was bloodbath in Kano and Potiskum on Tuesday following   suicide bomb attacks on motor parks in the two cities. Fifteen people died and 53 others were injured in the Potiskum, Yobe State attack while 12 were said to have lost their lives in the incident at the   […]

Senators attack Okonjo-Iweala over poor budget implementation

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala | credits: File copy Senators on Tuesday accused the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of destroying the economy by allegedly withholding funds meant for capital projects. The senators, who met behind closed doors for about two hours, were analysing the budget proposals of the various Ministries, Departments and […]

Court orders EFCC to release Fani-Kayode’s passport

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode A Federal High Court in Lagos has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to release the travelling passport of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, who has been facing money laundering charges. Fani-Kayode’s passport had been seized by the anti-graft commission on the order of Justice […]

NFF cuts Keshi’s pay to N4m

Stephen Keshi The PUNCH has confirmed that Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi will not receive as much pay as he got during his first tenure as the Super Eagles coach. Our correspondent learnt on authority on Tuesday that the new contract being offered him by the Nigeria Football Federation has his salary as N4m per month […]

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