Archive for: jonathan

Collins Uma: Mr. President, this is not a crisis, it is war ( Y! FrontPage)

Collins Uma: Mr. President, this is not a crisis, it is war ( Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma And, while Nigeria burns, President Goodluck Jonathan is more interested in smiling for the camera. His administrative posture in the midst of the ongoing carnage by Boko Haram...

 

Opinion: Are Nigerians really tired of bad governance?

Opinion: Are Nigerians really tired of bad governance?

by Umar Yakubu Thoughts around security, national budget, state of the economy are not debated. Instead, you will read a lot of name-calling and exchange of insults. Ironically, that’s what...

 

Opinion: Sadiq and Gumsu Abacha – The genealogy of African kleptocracy

Opinion: Sadiq and Gumsu Abacha – The genealogy of African kleptocracy

by Adeolu Ademoyo So while  the Abacha Jnrs have rights to defend Abacha Snr-their father who used prebendalism to steal over 4 billion dollars of Nigerian resources as head of state, there...

 

Here comes the SSS: Tunde Bakare says ‘there’ll be violence’ if Jonathan seeks re-election

Here comes the SSS: Tunde Bakare says ‘there’ll be violence’ if Jonathan seeks re-election

by ‘Jola Sotubo Controversial pastor, Tunde Bakare has spoken out about the 2015 elections and the picture he paints is not a pretty one. Bakare, the convener of the Save Nigeria Group,...

 

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Benue – Sewing the seams on these pockets of violence (Y! FrontPage)

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Benue – Sewing the seams on these pockets of violence (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir In a nation already struggling to feed itself and reduce dependency on food imports, the crisis faced by farmers in Benue State is in no way a good omen for the country.  Aside...

 

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

by Okey Ndibe How did we quickly forget that Abacha’s looting of public funds from the vaults of the Central Bank of Nigeria was a patriotic act? Or that he gave his cronies licenses to import...

 

Insecurity: Fresh Boko Haram attack leaves ‘many’ dead in Borno

Insecurity: Fresh Boko Haram attack leaves ‘many’ dead in Borno

by Adeola Balogun There seems to be no end in sight to the current violence in the North-East as yet another massacre is said to have occurred in Borno yesterday night. The extent of the damage...

 

Opinion: Nigeria’s centenary and the urgency of now

Opinion: Nigeria’s centenary and the urgency of now

by Jaye Gaskia And whereas Lugard may have made a mistake in the course of promoting the selfish interests of British colonialism 100 years ago in 1914; the real challenge, the real problem...

 

How Saraki got blacklisted by Pres. Jonathan, Amaechi says why he shunned Nigeria’s centenary celebrations & other important news you need to know today

How Saraki got blacklisted by Pres. Jonathan, Amaechi says why he shunned Nigeria’s centenary celebrations & other important news you need to know today

by Oge Okonkwo Bukola Saraki reveals how he entered President Jonathan’s black book. In an interview with Premium Times newspapers, a former Governor of Kwara State and senator representing...

 

British man pleads for gay Ugandan partner after their SEX tape is leaked (PICTURED)

British man pleads for gay Ugandan partner after their SEX tape is leaked (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun The crackdown on homosexuals in Uganda has continued to attract attention around the country with the list of the country’s most popular gays being published in a tabloid. [READ:...