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Jonathan under fire!

Jonathan under fire!

For mocking Chibok Girls Why Okupe may be fired The sustained and nauseating campaign in the country to ‘bring back Jonathan’ in 2015 has made a mockery of the Presidency and Nigeria, reports Ohia Israel   Mid last week, President Goodluck Jonathan ordered the removal of billboards bearing messages which contains hash tag said to

Throwing Jobs At The Bereaved: More Insult On National Injury

Dr. Peregrino Brimah One of the President’s few remaining ardent supporters, I think it was Bafarawa, said ‘Jonathan is still learning.’ This was an admission of incapacity for sure but was not a reassuring and actually accurate statement, as evidence proves. What is the evidence that the President is learning… what precisely is he learning?


By Favour B. Afolabi The Punch editorial published on Tuesday January 28, 2014 titled “Okonjo-Iweala’s TEDxEuston blunder on waivers” illustrates what happens when a publication throws professionalism out of the window and becomes personal and narrow-minded in its analyses of a major government policy in pursuit of an unholy agenda. The article, against all evidence


EXCLUSIVE: Presidency pressures Senate to halt probe of missing N8 trillion oil funds

By Ini Ekott The Nigerian Senate has come under intense pressure from the presidency, the petroleum ministry and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation [NNPC] to abandon a planned investigation into the disappearance of a staggering $48.9 billion (about N8 trillion) crude oil money, senators have told newsmen. A Senate investigative hearing into the scandal, regarded


Okonjo- Iweala Provides 102-Page Response to House Finance Committee’s 50

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has provided a detailed 102-page documented response to the 50 questions posed by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance. The document provides, in extensive detail, including tables and graphs, answers to the committee’s well publicized questions. In her response, the Minister stressed that, in spite of


Borno Government Officials, Not Boko Haram, Carried Out Maiduguri Bomb Blast, Ex-Governor Sheriff Says

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, who has come under attack since Tuesday’s bomb blast in Maiduguri, has said the outlawed Boko Haram sect is not responsible for the blast. Mr. Sheriff blamed Borno State government officials and members of his All Progressives Congress, APC, for the blast that is believed to


Save Me From Disgrace, Tukur Begs Jonathan

•President, others meet at Villa Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman Bamanga Tukur stepped up yesterday his battle to keep his job. He reportedly rushed down to the Presidential Villa to beg President Goodluck Jonathan to save him from being disgraced out of office. He assured the President repeatedly that he would reconcile with the

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Confusion trails PDP mini-convention …As faction rejects Jonathan’s Reconciliation Committee

BY JAMES OBUTE, ABUJA Recently some members of the National Working Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resigned following the report of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that their elections did not follow due process. It was also by whiskers, that the embattled national Chairman of PDP, Dr Bamanga Tukur, survived his planned removal