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Dokubo Asari: Boko Haram, Goodluck Jonathan and Me

Mujahid Asari Dokubo, the boisterous leader of Niger Delta Volunteer Force, has declared that he is not linked with the Boko Haram sect, even as he admitted meeting the sect’s deceased leader, Mohammed Yusuf, at the group’s mosque in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State.

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OBJ/IBB: Case of two ‘enemies’ uniting for the Nigeria project

Against the backdrop of the not-too-cordial relationship between former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida, Assistant Editor, Dapo Falade, X-rays the new-found rapport in the quest to finding a solution to the security challenges facing the country. FOR the second time in less than two years, two of Nigeria’s foremost former leaders, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo […]

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Nigeria: FG buys 200 cars for ‘First Ladies summit’

The Federal Government has begun taking delivery of 200 exotics cars ordered for use by guests and officials of the African First Ladies Summit which kicked off in Abuja yesterday, sources involved in the deal told Daily Trust. First Lady Patience Jonathan is the convener of the event, with the theme “The African Woman: A […]

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I can rule beyond eight years — Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday told an Abuja High Court hearing a suit against his alleged 2015 re-election bid that his stay in office could legally go beyond eight years under certain conditions.   Jonathan was responding in a suit asking the court to declare him ineligible to run for re-election because that would extend his […]

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Gen. Buhari, GEJ, PDP, 2015 and Twitter

@bashiryusuf – I read Ruben Abati’s statement. Obviously, these guys are living in planet Mars. They should thank Buhari for sounding the alarm. @rosanwo – Dear GEJ and PDP, pls ignore Gen. Buhari, hes really old. Rig the 2015 elections, Nigerians are mumus, they will not react. @ogundamisi – General Obasanjo was in london he spoke about bloody revolution. GEJ did […]

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Boko Haram Is Not the Problem

By By Jean Herskovits GOVERNMENTS and newspapers around the world attributed the horrific Christmas Day bombings of churches in Nigeria to “Boko Haram” — a shadowy group that is routinely described as an extremist Islamist organization based in the northeast corner of Nigeria. Indeed, since the May inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian from […]

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Fuel subsidy removal: We will block it legally – House of Reps

The House of Representatives will do everything legally possible to stop the removal of fuel subsidy, Deputy Minority Leader Rep Suleiman Abdurahman Sumaila (ANPP, Kano) has said. Reacting to the announcement of removal of subsidy by the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) yesterday, Sumaila said when the House resumes from the Christmas break […]

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Top 10 Advantages of Riding a Bicycle +1 

If you are hesitant about embracing cycling (biking) as a mode of transport, then the following are 10+1 pertinent reasons you should set your doubts aside and start riding a bicycle. 1. It is an environmentally friendly mode of transport. Green environment, no carbon emission.  2. You save money on fuel (Gas, Petrol) by […]

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