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IBB suggests political solution to subsidy crisis – Ask Jonathan to stop listening to bad advisers (Did you not ignore Soyinka’s advice and executed Vatsa?)

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has suggested a political solution to the subsidy removal crisis plaguing the nation. He also asked President Goodluck Jonathan to devote more time in thinking out solutions to the problems of the country instead of listening to bad advisers and attention-seeking public affairs analysts. In a statement entitled, “State […]

Picture: Boy, 3, rescued after two years in KIDNAPPERS’ den

January 7, 2012 by ‘Nonye Ben-Nwankwo Kidnapped from his hometown in Imo state, a little boy mysteriously reappears in neighbouring Abia State, writes ‘Nonye Ben-Nwankwo On Sept 14, 2009, little Chukwubueze Igwe was kidnapped from his home town, Eziama in Ezinihitte,  Imo State when he was 19 months old. But a few days before last […]

Ringim’s son, others, fail police extrance exams

The list of candidates to be recruited into the Nigeria Police Force as Cadet Inspectors and Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police released by the Police Service Commission in December 2011, is generating controversy as some candidates, who did not make the list alleged favouritism by the PSC. The aggrieved candidates had complained that only the […]

Deregulation a necessary change for Nigeria –Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said that the controversial deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry was a necessary change Nigeria must make. Nationwide protests have greeted the government’s decision that took effect from January 1 and increased the price of petrol from N65 per litre to between N141 and N200. Labour unions […]

Court stops planned nationwide strike

  January 7, 2012 by Friday Olokor, Abuja The National Industrial Court in Abuja on Friday stopped the planned nationwide strike by the organised labour and civil society groups against the removal of the fuel subsidy by the Federal Government. In arriving at the decision, the NIC granted an order restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress […]

Gov. Peter Obi: Good Policy on Handing Over 1,040 Schools to Original Owners – By Emeka Chiakwelu

By Emeka Chiakwelu, NNP- Jan. 6, 2012 – Governor Obi of Anambra State and his administration deserves unequivocal applaud on transferring 1,040 schools back to the original owners. It is important to highlight such an important and affirmative move by Obi’s administration to show that we are all committed to the truth and a better […]

Recent killing of Igbo’s in the Northern and the silence of Igbo politicians – By Odenigbo C. Anyeache

By Odenigbo Chidi Anyaeche, London, UK – Jan. 6. 2012 – Killing of Igbo’s in Nigeria by their fellow Nigerians of Northern Nigerian Muslim extraction seems to be a yearly ritual. But the recent killings by a radical Islamic sect called Boko Haram (Western education is meaningless) that operates mostly from North East Nigeria that […]

Nigeria-Why There is Lack in The Midst of Plenty – By Prince Charles Dickson

By Prince Charles Dickson, Jos, Nigeria – Jan. 6, 2012 – “If figures of what we spend are published to the Nigerian people, riots will erupt all over the country” Adams Oshiomole The Federal Government is to fund a quarter of its 2012 budget proposal with external and domestic loans. A total of $1.712 billion […]

Subsidy Removal: Fraud, Deception, Corruption or Good-intentioned – By Akintokunbo Adejumo

By Akintokunbo Adejumo, London, UK – Jan. 6, 2012 – I will be very frank with you; despite the raging debates over the past six months or so, I had not the slightest intention of writing on this contentious and controversial issue of fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria until the Federal Government actually did it […]

Pro-subsidy protest: Gani’ll be happy in his grave – Wife

The wife of late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Ganiyat, on Friday in Osogbo, said that the spirit of her husband was behind Nigerians in the fight against the removal of fuel subsidy. The widow said that ineptitude and corruption on the part of the Federal Government was the reason behind removal of fuel subsidy. Ganiyat called […]

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