Tag Archives: Abuja

Jonathan is Eligible for Psychiatric Test


By CHARLES OFOJI It is only in a mad country that a sitting president will overtly admit taking bribe from a foreign construction company, in desecration of the constitution he swore to preserve, and still go about his business as president and commander-in-chief as if nothing happened. To acutely grasp President Goodluck Jonathan’s misbehavior in […]

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MALLAM USMAN ANGULU, MP Minister of State, Police Affairs


Mallam Usman Ahmed Angulu was born in Koton Karfe in 1928. He started his education in his birth place-Koton Karfe in the N.A School in the town. He was a good example of people who are not daunted by any impediments in the pursuit of the golden fleece for when the opportunity for formal education […]

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Injustice in Corruption Cases:Plot to Support or Sabotage Jonathan?


By OHIA ISRAEL In Nigeria today corruption cases involving public office holders have continued to be thwarted by the powers-that-be. Our investigations revealed that a carefully coordinated plot by the presidency and top echelon of the government is being anchored to sabotage the Goodluck Jonathan administration. The brains behind the plot are throwing spanners in […]

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Wishing President Jonathan a ”meditative” leave


By IDANG ALIBI Ever since the news was given out that beginning from last Monday, President Goodluck Jonathan would remain in Abuja for a more or less one -week working leave, I have been watching out to see if some of my compatriots will buy space in some of our leading newspapers to wish the […]

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Replicating the Economies of the “Four Asian Tigers” in Nigeria:


Mr. President, Please Stop Teasing By HENRY OKOROAFOR World leaders gathered in Seoul, South Korea on 27 March, 2012 for Nuclear Security Summit and President Goodluck Jonathan was one of them. He attended the summit in the company of his wife and a few delegates that includes two state governors. After the summit, President Jonathan […]

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Restoring Peace in Northern Nigeria


By MADIBA LAPINNI Peace, the five letter word had in recent times become the most desirable entity that humanity craves for irrespective of their creed, status, religion and affiliation in life. Peace is not only the absence of war but also the presence of all positive indices that can lead development. It entails the presence […]

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Nigeria: A new Dimension to the World of Crime


Why Police are incapacitated By MOHAMMED ISMAIL The spate of crime and security challenges currently bedeviling the nation is a source of concern for Nigerians. The rising wave of crime which precipitated to a near break down of law and order is becoming not only a source of concern to the people but has of […]

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You know President Jonathan Respects you if…


By RUDOLF OKONKWO   A common refrain in Nigeria’s political discourse is that commentators should respect people in government, especially the president. Even though respect is earned and not bestowed, Nigerians waste no time in spiting out words of that nature. Some say that even if commentators do not respect the occupant of the office, […]

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N3b Scam: DPR and Harrowing evidence of Fraud


By IFEANYI IZEZE   When the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) at a meeting with the Senate Committee on Gas Resources in Abuja accused International Oil Companies (IOCs) of frustrating the efforts of the Federal Government to monitor and measure the amount of gas produced at every given time, the agency must have meant to […]

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Injustice in Kaduna Court of Appeal!


Short-changed staffers of the Federal Court of Appeal have taken their destinies in their hands to fight for rights, Musa Alhaji Muhammad reports Some staff of the Federal Court of Appeal, Kaduna have accused some of their principal officers particularly those who are in charge of Finance and Administration notably the office of the Deputy […]

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Oteh/Hembegate Who’s Fooling Nigerians?


The Facts, the Fictions EFCC Barks, Will It Bite? As EFCC moves in to investigate the bribery and fraud allegations against the embattled Chairman of House of Reps Committee on Capital Markets and the DG of Securities and Exchange Commission, palpable fear grips both parties The gridlock between the House of Representatives’ Capital Market Committee […]

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