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Airports Remodeling Saga: ‘Senate inflated contract by N26b!’

How N174b debt was incurred ‘I didn’t incur any debt ’ – Oduah   By Ohia Israel Former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, who had touted her efforts in remodeling the Nigerian airports across the federation, may not be the only one to blame, following the findings of a fresh report which accused the Senate of


‘Why I Must Run In 2015’

-Jonathan   ·        Intrigues greet President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration to remain in Aso Rock till 2019 By James Obute, Abuja There are indications that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared his intention to run for another 4 years in office to the top chieftains of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Source in Abuja said President Jonathan


National Confab Fallout: Nigeria, which way forward?

Intrigues over Senate’s approval of electronic voting, National Conference recommendation of rotational presidency and governorship as well as the proposal for the creation of 18 new states have been greeted with mix feelings in the country, write James Obute The Senate penultimate Thursday July 3, removed the prohibition of controversial electronic voting by allowing Independent

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Giade, NDLEA Boss in soup!

For hobnobbing with Drug Barons The National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) has queried National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Chief Executive Ahmadu Giade, for allegedly using his position to corruptly enrich himself, writes Ohia Israel National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, is an agency saddled with the responsibility of fighting the anti-drug

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Nigeria-UAE Trade Crisis: How Yuguda is killing Nigeria!

The centre of the Nigeria-Dubai Trade Center cannot hold for now, due to increasing bad blood between Nigeria’s Minister of State for Works Ambassador Bashir Yuguda and stakeholders, writes Ohia Israel     Minister of State for Works, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, has been accused of being behind the steady decline in trade volume between Nigeria and the


Nyako’s Impeachment Notice: ‘It’s fight to finish!’

By Ohia Israel This is not the best time for Adamawa State Governor, Murtaka Nyako as the State House of Assembly last week served him and his deputy with a notice of impeachment. Though the farmer Governor had survived impeachment in 2oo8, this time around, with things going on, there are all indications that he


Jonathan in a fix!

…Over Governor’s Impeachment Saga The impeachment plot against Governors Murtala Nyako and Rotimi Amechi allegedly being master-minded by the presidency, has provoked another impeachment move against President Jonathan in the National Assembly, writes James Obute  In an apparent fight against political opponents using various antics, President Goodluck Jonathan penultimate Wednesday ordered the Federal Aviation Authorities

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Alleged bid to wed IBB’s Daughter: DESERT HERALD replies Gov Yero

By Mohammed Babale   Governor Mukthar Ramalan Yero through his solicitors, has written to Fuza Communication Services Limited, publishers of DESERT HERALD newspaper and magazine, requesting for the retraction of the paper’s cover story of 20-26th May, 2014 entitled “Gov Yero set to marry IBB’s daughter, Halima?”, demanding damages in the sum of N1b from the