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Subsidy palaver: President Jonathan cuts own salary, others, by 25%

As part of efforts to cushion the pains cause by teh oil subsidy removal, President said he will on Sunday launch a mass transit bus scheme in partnership with the organized labour and other stakeholders. Here is the full text of the broadcast: Dear Compatriots, 1. A week ago, I had cause to address Nigerians […]

Before President Jonathan is Overthrown- By Sunny Chris Okenwa

By Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Jan. 9, 2012 – I have in the past confessed my personal likeness of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan but let me emphasize here that this natural likeness cannot be linked to his claims of being ‘Igbo’ by virtue of his ‘Ebele’ or ‘Azikiwe’ names or his hailing from […]

SEE US IN TEARS: In Search of Goodluck we Found Patience – Parts 1&2 – By Philip Akpoviri

By Philip Akpoviri, NNP – Jan. 9, 2012 – When our dear Minister of Finance cum custom-made Supervising Minister for the Economy, Dr (Mrs) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appeared before the National Assembly for her mandatory pre-appointment screening – a process which by the way can only be considered to be predictably pedestrian – she rightly made […]

Open Letter to Protesters – By Leke Adesanya

Jan. 9, 2012 Dear Friend, A season of discontent is upon us again. You have heard of government’s recent decision and you want to join in the protests. We have argued about it all before. You are aware that you and I at least agree on one thing and that is your right to freely […]

Nigerialeaks: Fuel Subsidy Fraud – By Dr. Olayiwola Ajileye (Champion for Nigeria)

By Dr Olayiwola Ajileye, Champions for Nigeria Organisation, Jan. 9, 2012- Nigeria is a nation blessed with abundant natural resources, the major one being about 35.5 billion barrels of Oil with potential for more deep offshore production and 180 trillion cubic meters of gas reserves according to the United State Energy Information Administration (EIA). This […]

Oil Subsidy Removal is Jonathan’s Achille Heel – By Leburah Ganago

By Leburah Ganago, Atlanta, USA – Jan. 9, 2012 – Oil subsidy removal has become a recurring decimal in the economic or is it political, equation of successive Nigerian administrations; military or civilian. It is a bitter pill recklessly forced down the throat of Nigerians, every now and then, by their usually dubious rulers. In […]

Press release: Oil Subsidy Removal: Demonstration schedule in the USA

Demonstrations protesting the removal of the gas subsidy in Nigeria will take place at the World Bank on Monday, January 9th at 11am to 1pm and at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, January 13th at 10am to 2pm in Washington DC  “Since being elected into office, the current Nigerian Government has been extremely […]

Governments Never Lie to their Citizens except in Nigeria – By Frisky Larr

By Frisky Larr, NNP, Jan. 9, 2012 – Recent happenings in Nigeria spontaneously reminded me of lessons in Political Science as a Freshman in a Turkish University. A Beginner so to speak! The subject was “The Philosophies and History of Politics”. My Professor repeated in several different words to us as Beginners of University studies […]

To The Igbo in The North: Suicides Are Buried in The Evil Forest – By Ike Enyiagu

By Ikechukwu Enyiagu, NNP, Jan. 8, 2012 – This is no time for riddles and proverbs; every child must be made to hear and understand. These moments call for clarity and decisiveness-clarity in communication and understanding. A political statement in Nigeria is as worthless as a gold ring in a pig’s snout. While Ndigbo believes […]

Opinion: Boko Haram: Sharia or militant wing of Northern politicians?

BY MUDIAGA OGHENERHO IT is a very instructive observation by some concerned Nigerians that, when the Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPLF) failed to force its way politically within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ciroma branch of the proverbial “Kaduna mafia” was unable to gain the type of foothold it had within the NPN […]

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