Monthly Archives: November 2012

The JTF, Media and Terrorism in Nigeria

By Lt. Col. SAGIR MUSA In Nigeria’s history, we had and are still witnessing instances of burglary, car theft, armed robbery, 419 and kidnapping. But none of these criminal acts has elicited massive media and national attention like the terrorists’ activities currently facing the country and none is as pernicious as terrorism. The long term

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Revealed: Soldiers watch as Gen. Shuwa was killed

A relation of General Muhammadu Shuwa, who was killed on 2nd  November by gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram has revealed how the General died. The story he related is different materially from the one given by Lt. Colonel Sagir Musa, spokesman of the Joint Task Force, in a statement issued on


More fraud uncovered in Kebbi

Installation of 100 Transformers gulps N246m BY MALAMI MAIBINDIGA The rampant and never ending cases of outright stealing of public funds running into billions of Naira against Governor Sa’idu Nasamu Dakingari of Kebbi State have, in the past few weeks amazed and surprised a lot of people both within and outside Kebbi state. Prior to

BREAKING NEWS: New Islamic Sec claims responsibility of SARS attack at Garki

Another Islamic sect that emerged through an exclusive video five months ago a copy of the video DESERT HERALD exclusively posted on its website that goes by the name Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis Sudan had through another email exclusively sent to DESERT HERALD claimed responsibility of Monday night attack at the Headquaters of Anti

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Jonathan, sell the refineries now Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke

ANOTHER damning report has exposed the depth of corruption in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. The Idika Kalu National Refineries Special Task Force, like previous reports, revealed the dismal state of Nigeria’s four government-owned refineries, thus depicting how colossal funds spent on their Turn Around Maintenance have gone down the drain. The revelations in

Diezani Alison-Madueke’s Sins

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s controversial Minister of petroleum resources management style, which is disrupting the governance structure of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is causing concern in the state oil giant and the industry, joint investigations have sown The powerful oil minister has rendered some administrative structures and personnel, including the position

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Ribadu Exposes Dirty deals in Oil Sector …Amidst Controversy!

The intricacies following Nuhu Ribadu’s sordid oil subsidy report are more than meet the eyes, especially the revelation that the Petroleum Ministry is being run like a private estate, writes Ohia Israel. The recent oil subsidy report has once again highlighted the oil sector in Nigeria as a corrupted entity. According to the Ribadu report