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Counterfeit Change

By Femi Aribisala If you have been following the debate during the just-concluded elections, then I don’t need to tell you my preferred candidate was President Goodluck Jonathan and not General Buhari. I wrote quite a number of articles warning Nigerians about the candidature of General Buhari in particular and the APC in general. Now … Continue reading


President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba of his appointment and duties with immediate effect. President Jonathan has also appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase as Acting Inspector-General of Police, also with immediate effect. Until his appointment as Mr. Abba’s replacement, Mr. Arase was the Head of … Continue reading

My journey with Oronto Douglas – by Ipigansi Okumo

At 5:00am on Thursday 9th April, 2015, a great journey filled with lofty hopes and ideas came to a painful end. It was the journey of courage, struggle, hard work and philanthropy of Oronto Natei Douglas. It all looked like a tale, a bad dream, to us who were very close to him. About a … Continue reading

Nigeria’s power generation capacity almost 10,000MW –Ajifowobaje

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ikeja Electric, Mr. Abiodun Ajifowobaje, in this interview with ‘FEMI ASU, says a chunk of the nation’s installed generation capacity of not less than 10,000 megawatts remains stranded largely due to gas shortfall. Now 15 months after the power sector was privatised, has it been ‘so far, so … Continue reading

Breaking News: President Jonathan’s Aide Oronto Douglas Dies

Breaking News: President Jonathan’s Aide Oronto Douglas Dies Reports Afrique just learned that Oronto Douglas, a top presidential aide and confidant of President Goodluck Jonathan, has died. Mr. Douglas died early this morning at the State House Clinic, a close family source told our correspondent. The source said Mr. Douglas died from cancer-related complications. Mr. … Continue reading

How Jega Defeated Jonathan for Buhari in the Election, By Femi Aribisala

The innovation of the Permanent Voters Cards is designed to permanently disenfranchise the South. If this is not redressed immediately, the North will always determine the winner in Nigerian elections. If you did not see my column last week, it was because I did not want to rain on anyone’s parade. I wanted the euphoria … Continue reading

Jonathan’s Legacy of Change

By Reno Omokri Let me first use this opportunity to congratulate the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. Congratulations on your hard won victory which is a testimony to your resilience. You give a new meaning to the lyrics of a song by the late US R & B singer, Aaliyah Dana Haughton, who sang ‘if at … Continue reading

How world powers plotted Jonathan’s defeat

•US, UK connection •How ‘hawks’ tried to stop his concession OUTGOING President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid several weeks before the March 28 poll to a web of plots hatched at home and honed abroad, Saturday Tribune has reliably learnt. Information also in possession of Saturday Tribune revealed a last-minute contest between forces that … Continue reading

Nigeria’s sovereign ​wealth ​fund gets global rating

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority ​has been ranked second out of 51 global sovereign wealth funds under the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute transparency index ranking for 2014. The new ranking​,​ published recently​,​ showed the Authority upgraded from four points to nine out of a possible ten during the second quarter of 2014, making it the … Continue reading

7 killed celebrating Buhari’s victory in Kano

Seven persons lost their lives in Kano state during the celebration of the victory of General Muhammadu Buhari victory on Tuesday night, emergency workers have said. Our correspondent reports that five out of the seven persons were children who were crushed by a motorist riding on high speed along Kofar Dawanau in Dala local government … Continue reading

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