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VALEDICTORY SPEECH OF AIR CHIEF MARSHAL ALEX SABUNDU BADEH CFR AT HIS PULLING OUT CEREMONY FROM THE NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES ON 30 JULY 2015 Protocols It is with deep sense of gratitude to the Almighty God that I make this valedictory speech today, on the occasion of my pulling out from the Nigerian Armed Forces. … Continue reading


*Indigenes Reject Buhari’s Plan… Prefer Jonathan’s Plan As Buhari constitutes HYPREP board: Magnus Abe group kick; say they are comfortable with Jonathan’s recommendations. While we thank President Buhari for carrying on with the recommendations of the Jonathan’s administration to cleanup Ogoniland, we believe the proposed structure should have a Rivers representative on the Board of … Continue reading

RUMBLINGS FROM THE CREEK…and gentle whispers of true leaders By Ena Ofugara

Only a fool will ask a man to drop his gun and not guarantee he gets his meals regularly. Except you plan on killing that man, or you have built a cell to keep all like him, including children born that will be like him, then you must ensure he…or majority like him have food. … Continue reading

Jonathan’s Efforts: Warri, Port Harcourt refineries begin operations

The Warri and Port Harcourt refineries are back on stream, producing for local consumption, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele said yesterday. Consequently, Nigerians will soon “start to see a drastic drop in the importation of refined petroleum products,” Emefiele said at the end of the bimonthly Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in … Continue reading

The Day Goodluck Jonathan Became My Hero, By Femi Aribisala

If President Jonathan was determined to win the 2015 election, he would have won by hook or crook. I write this as someone who does not know President Jonathan personally. I have never met the man. Neither have I ever spoken to him electronically. All I know about him is what I read in the … Continue reading

NNPC’s Port Harcourt Refinery Company Nets N11.2bn Profit

The Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has announced a record net profit of N11.2 billion for last December, representing N8.2 billion or 250 per cent above the N3.2 billion posted by the company in preceding November 2014. The Managing Director of the company, Dr. Bafred Enjugu, … Continue reading

Power capacity hits 6000mw as Jonathan commissions FCT substation

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan disclosed yesterday that the nation’s electricity generation capacity has increased to 6000MW just as he commissioned a 330/132/33kv transmission substation in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The substation, executed by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP), is meant to boost the wheeling of generated … Continue reading

Dana unveil made in Nigeria all-new Kia Sorento

Dana Motors Ltd, representative of Kia Motors in Nigeria has unveiled the latest edition of the all-new Kia Sorento sport utility vehicle at the just concluded Lagos Motor show. The new Sorento was assembled at Dana assembly plant in Lagos with world-class features. Presenting the all-new Sorento to the Motoring Press, the Chief Operating Officer, … Continue reading

Don’t reverse privatisation of power sector, FG warns Buhari

The Federal Government on Wednesday warned the incoming government of the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to avoid reversing the privatisation of the power sector carried out by the outgoing administration. Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, said this in an interview with State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. Nebo also … Continue reading

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

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