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Finally, Pres. Jonathan meets parents of #ChibokGirls (PHOTOS)

Finally, Pres.  Jonathan meets parents of #ChibokGirls (PHOTOS)

by S’ola Filani After nearly 100 days, and repeated demands by citizen groups, President Goodluck Jonathan finally met with both the parents of abducted Chibok girls and the girls who escaped,...

 

Obasanjo will laugh hard to hear the accusation of politics – Oby Ezekwesili’s BBC Hardtalk interview in 7 quotes

Obasanjo will laugh hard to hear the accusation of politics – Oby Ezekwesili’s BBC Hardtalk interview in 7 quotes

by Hauwa Gambo After the drama of the State Security Service detaining former minister and World Bank Vice President, Obiageli Ezekwesili, she today made her much-talked-about interview with the...

 

Careless! Sanctimonious! Did you see what GEJ said about Buhari yesterday? (READ)

Careless! Sanctimonious! Did you see what GEJ said about Buhari yesterday? (READ)

by Hauwa Gambo Yesterday, former president and perennial candidate, Muhammadu Buhari went hard against President Goodluck Jonathan. Maybe he shouldn’t have – because the President...

 

Lagos and full blown hyper-tension – and more, in today’s news round up with Cheta Nwanze

Lagos and full blown hyper-tension – and more, in today’s news round up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Yesterday, millions of hard working Lagosians, spent three hours going in one direction in traffic. Arrived at our offices all fagged out, took a nap rather than a lunch break,...

 

Square holes, round pegs – and more, in today’s news round up with Cheta Nwanze

Square holes, round pegs – and more, in today’s news round up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Nothing displays the inefficiencies in the Nigerian system more than the new teacher’s success on Saturday. Within a few hours of receiving his staff of office, Ibrahim Shekarau,...

 

What are you really worth? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

What are you really worth? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze   A good request on the face of it, but one made without a knowledge of the complexities of the situation on the ground, such as the fact that the girls will probably be taken...

 

#BringBackOurGirls: Unprovoked attacks by security agencies must stop – Ezekwesili

#BringBackOurGirls: Unprovoked attacks by security agencies must stop – Ezekwesili

  by Isi Esene Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili has expressed her misgivings at statements made by the spokesperson of the Department of State Security for describing the #BringBackOurGirls...

 

Opinion: Dear NNPC, please bring back our refineries

Opinion: Dear NNPC, please bring back our refineries

by Solomon Ben Olonade     The big question is simple: Should Nigerian refineries translate now from public to private ownership? Most true Nigerians will argue that the right principle...

 

Boko Haram members – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

Boko Haram members – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwaze   Not a few Lagosians were stuck in a spot of traffic on Friday because a few khaki boys, or area boys, depending on who you listen to, decided to resort to some self help....

 

Soyombo Ayomikun: #AbujaBombBlast – Jonathan, help us find the Judas (Poetry)

Soyombo Ayomikun: #AbujaBombBlast – Jonathan, help us find the Judas (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun     If only    We could reattach    The amputated limbs    The dismembered bodies 1.Mangled limbs Blood droplets Souls screaming In shock Cars burning Roofs crumbling The...