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Colorado Massacre: Group warns Nigerians against U.S. travel

By New Nigerian Politics Staff Reporter The raging and sustained gun violence plaguing the United States of America as evidenced in the recent shooting deaths of twelve innocent Americans in a Colorado movie theatre has prompted a Nigerian group, “Nigerians for Travel Safe Organization” to issue an unusual warning to Nigerians travelling abroad to avoid […]

Picture: Fire guts Tide newspaper building in Port-Harcourt, multi-million naira worth of office equipments razed

By New Nigerian Politics Staff Reporter: The offices of the Rivers State owned newspaper Corporation, Tide, at 4 Ikwerre Road, Mile One Diobu area of the city was razed to the ground in the early morning of Saturday when fire which started from the second floor in the office of the General Manager, Mr. Celestine Ogolo, […]

Between Otedola and Lawan: Re-enacting the David and Goliath Epic? – By Dr. Ibrahim K. Usman

By Dr. Ibrahim K. Usman | Benue, Nigeria | July 21, 2012 – In physical size and depth of pockets, Femi Otedola, the multi-millionaire chairman of Zenon Oil, is without doubt the Goliath in this ding-dong affair. Boyish-looking Farouk Lawan, a member of the House of Representatives (HOR) since 1999 and the deposed Chairman of […]

Court Strikes out Suit Against Ekweremadu, Reps

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu Christopher Isiguzo in Enugu A federal High Court sitting in Enugu Friday struck out the suit challenging the emergence of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Enugu West senatorial zone in the April 2011 general elections. The court also struck […]

Ambassador Olusola Buried in Country Home Amidst Eulogies

Late Ambassador Olusegun Olusola Sheriff Balogun President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday has described the late Ambassador Olusegun Olusola as a genuine leader of peace in Africa. The president made the comment at the burial of Olusola in his country home, Iperu Remo, Ogun State.   Chief Olusola, a former Nigerian ambassador to Ethiopia died on June […]

Ndume Applies for Passport to Travel Abroad (Planning to escape?)

Senator Mohammed Aliyu Ndume Tobi Soniyi A Federal High Court in Abuja will on July 24 decide whether to release the international passport of Senator Mohammed Aliyu Ndume who is standing trial for alleged terrorism financing to him to enable travel abroad. Ndume had yesterday resumed efforts to retrieve his international passport from the custody […]

GSM: Why Nigerians Prefer Multiple Lines – By Arnold Alalibo

By Arnold Alalibo | NNP | July 21, 2012 – The world today has attained advancement in science and technology. This is evident in the inventions and innovations in information technology, one of which is the Global System of Communication popularly referred to as GSM. One of the nations of the world that have been […]

Senate probes $1.092b Malabu oil deal

The Senate yesterday resolved to investigate the alleged sale of an oil block, OPL 245 to Malabu Oil and Gas Limited at $1.092billion (about N178.812billion) by the Federal Government. It’s resolution followed a motion moved by Senator Ahmed Abdul Ningi (Bauchi Central) and supported by 46 others. In his lead debate, Ningi noted that Nigeria […]

Editorial: The governor and the colonel

  •The bad conduct of army officer is a fair reflection of uniformed men’s contempt for the law THE devil-may-care, law-be-damned irony was clear: an army staff car, with the fluttering staff flag, cruising on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) dedicated lane, with a full colonel at the wheels! The message to other lawful road […]

Group threatens to expose corrupt varsity lecturers

AN NGO – Nigerian Democratic Awareness Forum (NIDAF) –  has blamed the prevailing spate of armed robbery and prostitution, especially among university students, on the greed and corruption among lecturers in institutions of higher learning. The group threatened to expose and confront lecturers who engage in the illicit activity of demanding money for marks from […]

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