Archive for: Yakubu Gowon

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan wants $1billion to tackle Boko Haram

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan wants $1billion to tackle Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju President Goodluck Jonathan says he needs at least $1 billion to fight the Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram. Jonathan sent a letter to the National Assembly on Wednesday, July...

 

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

by Kolapo Olapoju Eighty five days after their daring kidnap, the Council of State, made up of former Heads of State have promised Nigerians that the abducted girls from Government Girls’...

 

Jonathan is the most incompetent minority to rule Nigeria – APC

Jonathan is the most incompetent minority to rule Nigeria – APC

by Akan Ido The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the PDP that President Goodluck Jonathan is not the first minority to rule Nigeria and will not be the last, hence the frequent resort...

 

Why Obasanjo is upset with Jonathan – Edwin Clark reveals in 10-page open letter

Why Obasanjo is upset with Jonathan – Edwin Clark reveals in 10-page open letter

by Oke Efagene Edwin Clark Elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, has also joined the league of open letter writing, as he has also penned his open letter to former President,...

 

Alkasim Abdulkadir: After Maibasira, it’s time to have a real Youth Minister (Y! FrontPage)

Alkasim Abdulkadir: After Maibasira, it’s time to have a real Youth Minister (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir With the increasing unemployment and frustration in the country, young people who make up 70 percent of Nigeria’s population need not only participate actively in politics,...

 

Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for those who call me a tribalist

Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for those who call me a tribalist

by Femi Fani-Kayode When the Igbo, or anyone else, find a real champion that can cross swords with me and give me a good run for my money someone should please let me know. I am itching for a...

 

Opinion: There is darkness looming over northern Nigeria

Opinion: There is darkness looming over northern Nigeria

by Perry Brimah And with the lack of northern role models, the scarcity of northern activists and truthful historians, the famine of northern writers, the bankruptcy of true religious leaders...

 

Debo Adejugbe: There will be a country – Achebe’s last prophecy (Y! Politico)

Debo Adejugbe: There will be a country – Achebe’s last prophecy (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe Corruption is now a staple in our homes. Tribalism -acknowledged or not- is now a seam in our national fabric. I finally read Chinua Achebe’s “There Was a Country” and I...

 

Opinion: Ending the poverty of aspiration in Nigeria

Opinion: Ending the poverty of aspiration in Nigeria

by Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi A society that cannot awaken the creative imagination of succeeding generations and create enabling environments for them to attain stardom in their chosen endeavours,...

 

‘NEPA’ strikes at church while President Jonathan gave an Easter message in Lagos

‘NEPA’ strikes at church while President Jonathan gave an Easter message in Lagos

by Rachel Ogbu Photo: Codewit An Easter service at Our Saviour’s Church (Anglican Communion) in Lagos was interrupted following a power outage yesterday during President Goodluck Jonathan’s...