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Itsekiri nation disowns calls for creation of Biafra Republic

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI—THE Itsekiri ethnic nationality of Warri, Delta State, has dissociated itself from the calls for creation of a Biafra Republic out of Nigeria as being drummed by some Igbo interest groups in the South-East. The Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILT, expressed the group’s concern over the Igbo agitation yesterday in a statement […]

I didn’t get contract, oil block, anything from Jonathan— Edwin Clark

  By Charles Kumolu   ELDER statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has dismissed insinuations that he betrayed former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, by reportedly saying that the ex-President lacked the political will to fight corruption, noting that he was maliciously misconstrued.     Clark, who was criticised by some associates of the former President over the […]

How Sylva Ruined Bayelsa Economy As Governor

*Why Bayelsans Don’t Want Him BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – It was a bizarre tale at a recent mega rally in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital,when it was revealed how the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Timipre Sylva, ruined the state economy through massive corruption and abuse of power as governor between 2007 and 2011. […]

How Dangote aspires to make Nigeria self sufficient in crude refining

  A cross section of Dangote refineries site. Recently, the management of Dangote Oil Refinery Company Limited, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, while conducting some select journalists in a tour of its facilities, emphasised that the company does not focus on making Nigeria self sufficient in crude refining alone, but will eventually export refined crude […]

Senate Concludes Screening, Defers Confirmation As PDP Senators Plot Against Amaechi, Uguru

 The Senate on Wednesday concluded its  screening exercise of the entire 36 ministerial nominees forwarded to it in two batches by President Muhamnadu Buhari . Senate had earlier confirmed nominations of 18 out of the 36 nominees after their screening penultimate week. But the remaining 18 nominees screened thereafter, including the last set of five […]

Abacha loot is too huge for us to handle, says World Bank

The World Bank has said it needs additional time to provide comprehensive information on the funds looted by the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha. The World Bank told a human civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) seeking information on the loot that for now, it is compiling information on the […]

Street Slangs you Must Know When you in Lagos

Lagos is the heartbeat of Nigeria-economically, socially and otherwise. From the comical to the puzzling and the most shocking, it all happens in this city of over 15 million people. It is a fascinating placeto be.   Due to the complexities that make Lagos unique, people have evolved different ways to communicate, interact and pass […]

Hajj Tradegy: Nigeria’s Deafening Silence – By Halima Babangida

By Halima Babangida | Abuja, Nigeria | October 26, 2015  – I am a Nigerian. I am a Muslim. And I am angry… Almost a month has elapsed since the calamitous stampede at the Hajj in Mecca and we are no closer to any concrete answers about what really happened. The Nigerian death toll in the […]

Treachery and Betrayal: El-Rufai’s Companions – By Muhammed Seidu

By Muhammed Seidu | Abuja, Nigeria | October 2, 2015 – I will continue to write my expose until someone capable takes heed and takes steps to save our nation from another Macbeth in pious clothing. When it comes to the game of power and treachery, Governor El-Rufai towers above his peers and those he […]

A Problem Like Fulani Herdsmen – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | October 26, 2015 – The brutal abduction early last week of Chief Olu Falae, a former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) and former finance minister, by a band of suspected Fulani herdsmen has once again brought to the fore the often tragic excesses of these […]

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