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My Dad Will Be Sorely Missed —Senator Saraki

Senator Bukola Saraki in a statement issued today said his father, Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki, Waziri of Ilorin, former Senate Leader, Second Republic, Federal Republic of Nigeria will be sorely missed. ‘‘Truly! To Allah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return. We take solace in knowing that our father lived an exemplary life […]

NOT AGAIN, JONATHAN!!!

The most generous response that can be given to President Jonathan’s recent statement on the people’s fuel subsidy protest is that he is suffering from a bad conscience.  The worst  – which I fear is closer to the truth – is that he is lamentably alienated from the true pulse of the nation, thanks perhaps to […]

Shortchanged Paralympians To Petition Jonathan

Crisis looms between the country’s athletes to the recently concluded London 2012 Paralympic Games and the officials of the National Sports Commission (NSC) over the Federal Government largesse, as the athletes are set to petition the Presidency. President Goodluck Jonathan, had announced monetary awards to the athletes and their officials for making the country proud […]

In Defence Of President Jonathan?

By Chido Onumah First, a caveat: I agree with Reuben Abati. President Jonathan “is a grossly misunderstood President”. It is understandable though if the shoeless and homeless mass of our people who voted for him last year expect a lot from him. That is the least they should expect from a man who claimed he […]

Between The President And The Media

By Tayo Ogunbiyi “If it were left on me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” — Thomas Jefferson The foregoing quotation from Thomas Jefferson, a former president of the United States of America, underscores the importance […]

President Jonathan Vows to End Crude Oil Theft

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said his administration is determined to put an end to stealing of crude oil he described as embarrassing to the government as Nigeria is the only country in the world where such theft is taking place. The President said this while delivering his remarks at the presidential maritime security retreat […]

Budget: Reps warn Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala against breaches

Desmond Utomwen/Abuja The House of Representatives today took a hard stance on the inability of the executive to implement the 2012 budget urging President Goodluck Jonathan to improve or face sanctions. It warned the coordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to stop forthwith the selective and outright violation of […]

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