Monthly Archives: September 2012


Strictly Confidential: Can I Trust You?

Strictly Confidential: Can I Trust You?

By OLUSEGUN ADENIYI Dear friend, Before I introduce myself, I know you may be surprised that I chose you but I believe it is only a day that people meet and become great friends and business partners. I am Chief Onyeoshi Barawo Gbajue, Special Assistant to the late Deputy General Manager in Charge of Loot

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Kebbi LG Polls: A Daylight Robbery

The September 15th local govt elections in Kebbi State were nothing but sham and daylight armed robberies against the people of the state,  in most wards and local govts, voting was conducted on Friday night under the supervision of state commissioners, PDP officials and security agents. On the election day at the tail end of

Exclusive: More Turbulence in Nigeria’s Aviation Sector!

In decades the Nigerian aviation industry has been very turbulent, uncertain and unsteady, resulting in several air crashes, why? There is monumental scam in the industry. It will be recalled that Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, shed what many apparently termed crocodile tears in the wake of another avoidable airline disaster that hit the nation recently:

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Gross Management: Bane of Zamfara State!

An in-depth survey of government policies and functionaries  in Zamfara State, under the incumbent Governor Abdulaziz Yari, links the developmental problems facing the state to gross mismanagement and lopsided projections By OUR CORRESPONDENT The military administration of late General Sani Abacha saw the need for the creation of additional states with a view to bringing

Diversionary talk over 2015 elections

DAILY TRUST – EDITORIAL Conflicting signals have been coming from the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in recent times about what to do, and who to field into elective office, in the 2015 general elections. Reports also indicate that the party is preparing to further amend its oft-amended constitution to give incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan

FCT Demolition Exercise: A minus for President Jonathan

By SAHABI GARBA In an opinion poll conducted, majority of the communities affected have developed various degrees of anxiety, high blood pressure and even stroke on receiving the shocking news. The ‘unfortunate’ communities affected include; Pyakasa, Dei-Dei, Karmo-Dape, Suburi, Idu, Jabi, Guzape and Gishiri. Others are; Tasha, Zauda, Chika, Tudun Wada, Kuchingoro, Mabushi, Aleita, Piwoyi,

Anxiety in Nigerian Prison Service Adamawa: As workers brace for show down over illegal salary cuts

By MOHAMMED ISMA’IL Some fat cats are apparently feeding fat from illegal deductions of the salaries of men of the Nigerian Prison Service in Adamawa State if the surfeit of allegations of illegal salary deductions by the men of the command is anything to go by. Tension was palpably high and there was an unmistakable

Reuben Abati:Impostor in Aso Rock?

IHe strode high and proud in newsrooms and boardrooms alike. He was the newspaper columnist and also chairman of the editorial board of the prestigious Nigerian newspaper, The Guardian. He was a first class honours graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar, where he won the Vice-Chancellor’s prize for the best overall graduating