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The Metamorphosis of Boko Haram-Simon Kolawole Live

Email: simon.kolawole@thisdaylive.com In the beginning, they preached a form of Islam that described fellow Muslims who did not share their views as “infidels”. They were chased out of the mosque. Then, they set up their own kingdom and became activists, preaching against bad governance and immorality in high places. For effect, they said the Western … Continue reading

OPINION: The Hypocrisy And Unconstitutionality Of The NBA President, The NBA – Osi Okponobi

The Hypocrisy And Unconstitutionality Of The NBA President, The NBA Posted: August 29, 2011 – 15:34 By Osi Okponobi As a concerned Nigerian and a Lawyer, I believe it is imperative and a call of duty to pen this article and defend constitutionalism, the Legal profession and the Judiciary.  It is also imperative for me … Continue reading

Jonathan: I can’t be distracted by terrorists – Daily Trust

President Goodluck Jonathan said he would not be distracted from the full implementation of his transformation agenda by the actions of ‘terrorists and retrogressive elements in the country.” The president stated this yesterday in his Sallah message made available to newsmen by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati. Jonathan was reacting to … Continue reading

President attacked by Facebook friends – The Punch

http://punchontheweb.com/ViewComments.aspx?theartic=Art201108291242423 Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Comments:   Nigerians should learn to appreciate things. this is the first time and interactive platform to communicate directly with our President in Nigeria ,yet we have turned it into an arena of insult. Please lets take advantage of this platform and give constructive ideas. Posted by: CNO , on Monday, … Continue reading

UN HOUSE BOMBING: Jonathan uncovers intelligence failure •Heads may roll •SSS, FBI begin forensic analysis •Death toll now 23 – Nigerian Tribune

Monday, 29 August 2011 FORTY-EIGHT hours after the United Nations (UN) House bombing in Abuja,  President Goodluck Jonathan has reportedly made a shocking discovery of the failure of the intelligence and security agencies, leading to intelligence failure and the high profile bombing of Diplomatic Street. The president was said to have experienced rude shock and … Continue reading

Nigeria: UN Office Blast – FBI Agents Find Clues – Daily Trust 

Agents of the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have combed the United Nations building in Abuja searching for clues over the Friday’s blast there. Information Officer at the US Embassy in Abuja Deborah Ann Maclean, said the agents came at the request of Nigerians to determine how and why the UN building was … Continue reading

World Bank approves $82m for Kainji dam – Vanguard Newspapers

Kainji  —  The Chief Executive Officer of Kainji Hydro Electricity Plc,  Mr Reuben Akinwumi,  said, weekend, the World Bank has approved $82 million loan for the rehabilitation of  the Kainji  Dam. Akinwumi who announced this when  the Minister of  Power, Prof.  Barth Nnaji, visited the dam on  an inspection tour said the loan deal was  … Continue reading

N/Delta Ministry has failed – Akiefa – Vanguard Newspapers

A Niger Delta activist, Mr. Frank Akiefa, weekend, said the Niger Delta Ministry has not lived up to expectation in terms of developing the long-neglected region despite the huge budget geared towards the development of the area. Akiefa, who stated this in Warri, Delta State, said the Ministry was created following the outcry by the … Continue reading

5-month-old baby enjoys salary in Zamfara – Dep gov – Sunday Tribune

Worried by the increasing rate of ghost workers on the pay roll of the 14 local councils of Zamfara State, the state government is to embark on  a verification exercise in order to fish them out. This was disclosed by the Deputy Governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, in Gusau on Friday. He said the action … Continue reading

Opposition must not be a stumbling block to progress, says Mbadinuju – 234next

Chinwoke Mbadiniju, former governor of Anambra State, spoke to some journalists recently on the controversial six-year tenure proposal, the face-off between two former heads of state, and the de-registration of parties by INEC, among other issues. Excerpts: On government’s proposed single term for president and governors It is necessary that all right thinking Nigerians, home … Continue reading

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