Monthly Archives: December 2012


SARS Headquarters attack: The Hidden facts!

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) created by the Nigeria Police, was perhaps established to take charge of specific functions of the police in crimes prevention and control as well as security to lives and properties excluding mounting of illegal road blocks for extortion and other minor crimes on the high ways. The

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Canadian High Commissioner’s historic visit to DESERT HERALD: Canada to support Nigeria in curbing terrorism – Ambassador Cooter

BY MARYAM MUSA The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Chris Cooter has commended Fuza Communication Services Limited, publishers of DESERT HERALD newspaper and Magazine for its commitment to investigative and people-oriented style of journalism. Mr Cooter who was speaking during a surprise visit to the newspaper last Tuesday, praised the management of the paper

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FCT Minister in Housing Project Mess!

Tongues are wagging over allegations that the FCT Minister’s alleged greed and double standard may make Nigeria lose the billions of naira invested in the Malaysian Gardens housing project in Abuja, reports our Correspondent To Global Framework (Nigeria) Limited and Malaysian investors, who are joint owners of Malaysian Gardens Mass Housing Projects situated at Saraji


Jonathan and the $31bn question

BY NASIR EL RUFAI When I wrote an article in 2011, stating that the government of President Goodluck Jonathan was spending two billion naira every day, including weekends, on security without commensurate returns on the lives of Nigerians, the president’s reaction was to have his then chief goon, General Awoye Azazi, arrest and detain me