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GEJ: Between “Persecution” And “Prosecution”

By Muhammad Al-Ghazali When the history of the presidency of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (PHD) is written, one of the most enduring legacies of his tenure will undoubtedly be the incredible liberties the man and his wife took in their choices and application of the English language. Another of such legacies will also be his frequent […]

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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 Lack The Moral Right To Postulate On Nigeria’s Unity

In a rare joint statement, two former Heads of State, Generals Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida, on Sunday called on Nigerians not to lose hope as a result of the current state of insecurity in the country. They urged Nigerians not to give room for frustration, fear and despair, which are the fallouts of acts […]

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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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Who Listens To OBJ, IBB?

Was it a co-incidence that, 24 hours after two former heads of state, Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo and Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB), raised the alarm over growing insecurity in the country, deadly terrorists attacked Vice-President Namadi Samob’s house in Zaria, killing two police guards; and bombed Sokoto where about 10 people were killed? Maybe. I […]

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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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Fuel Subsidy Fraud: Sons Of Bamanga, Arisekola, Ahmadu Ali, Others Charged

The sons of PDP chairman Bamanga Tukur, Ibadan businessman Arisekola Alao and former PDP chairman Ahmadu Ali are in the first batch of suspects to face various charges filed before the high court in Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with the fuel subsidy scam.

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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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Terrorism in Nigeria: Timeline between 26.08.2011 and 26.04.2012 by Wale Babatunde

Between 26.08.2011 UN Building bomb blast in Abuja & 26.04.2012 ThisDay bomb blast there ve been over 25 bomb attack in 10 States in Nigeria 26.08.2011: UN Building Bomb blast, #Abuja over 23 people dead according to official records. 4.11.2011- 5.11.2012: Yobe State. Over 60 people dead. Official record. 5.11.2011: Borno State triple suicide bomb, […]

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