Is Atiku the change agent? Ojo Maduekwe

Is Atiku the change agent? Ojo Maduekwe

atiku-abubakar-8Several columnists in recent time have argued that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), which slogan as a party is ‘Change’, is in itself, in dire need of change. Some of them in their opinion feel that the party bears no semblance to progressivism, but that the toga of progressivism is only applicable to a few of its members with distinguishing characters.

In light of the above, four…

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Jonathan Endorsed As PDP Sole Presidential Candidate By PDP Governors

Jonathan Endorsed As PDP Sole Presidential Candidate By PDP Governors

President Goodluck Jonathan GEJPresident Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition received further boost today as Governors under the umbrella of the People’s Democratic Party endorsed him as the party’s sole candidate. This means that the December 6 Primary election of the party will be simply to confirm his candidacy.

All the PDP governors were present at the meeting, except the governors of Bauchi and Ebonyi state.  Sule…

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For 2015, No Vacancy In Aso Rock – Gov Babangida Declares For Jonathan

For 2015, No Vacancy In Aso Rock – Gov Babangida Declares For Jonathan

Governor-of-Niger-State-Dr.-Babangida-Aliyu-360x225Chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum and Governor of Niger State Babangida Aliyu on Wednesday declared that the seat of power at the centre is not vacant for any member of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to aspire for.

Daily Times Nigeria, Pita Chikwem reports that Aliyu made the declaration in Minna on when some youths under the aegis of Babangida Aliyu Youth for Peace Initiative…

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Mutiny: Convicted 12 Soldiers Have a Strong Case, They Can’t Be Killed – Falana

Mutiny: Convicted 12 Soldiers Have a Strong Case, They Can’t Be Killed – Falana

Military-court-army-boko-haram-maiduguriHuman Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the military authorities not to confirm the death sentence passed on the 12 soldiers for mutiny and other offences, rather to commute the death sentence passed on the soldiers  to imprisonment in the interest of Justice.

The 12 soldiers are among 18 soldiers arraigned for mutiny for firing shots at the General Officer Commanding of 7th division of…

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Mbu: A Shameless Puppet and “Toothless Attack Dog of a Woman” – Gov Amaechi

Mbu: A Shameless Puppet and “Toothless Attack Dog of a Woman” – Gov Amaechi

AIG Zone 7 Press Briefing 3-Joseph MbuGovernor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has described the former Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Joseph Mbu, as a woman’s puppet, who has continued to glorify himself for his controversial tenure in the state., according to report from Punch.

Reacting to the comment credited to  Mbu that as a lion, he tamed “ the leopard of Port Harcourt” while he was the Rivers State Commissioner of…

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Boko Haram Ambushes Nigerian Soldiers in Kogi

Boko Haram Ambushes Nigerian Soldiers in Kogi

Nigerian-Army-fighting-Boko-Haram360x225About 850 soldiers shortlisted for a counter-terrorism course at the Nigerian Army Training Centre in Kontagora, Niger State narrowly escaped death when they were ambushed by suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram islamist sect.

Four of them were however seriously injured in the incident which took place at a location between Okene and Lokoja, Kogi State on Sunday night.

A security source…

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Mutiny: 12 Soldiers Sentenced to Death For Attacking GOC

Mutiny: 12 Soldiers Sentenced to Death For Attacking GOC

Military-court-army-boko-haram-maiduguriA military court sitting in Abuja on Monday found 13 out of the 18 soldiers standing trial for mutiny and other offences guilty.

Twelve of the convicted soldiers were sentenced to death, five were discharged and acquitted while the remaining one was jailed for 28 days with hard labour.

The soldiers had on May 14, 2014 fired shots at the General Officer Commanding the newly created 7 Division of…

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Arms Smuggling Jet Caught With $10million In South Africa Linked To CAN President, Ayo Oritsejafor - Report

Arms Smuggling Jet Caught With $10million In South Africa Linked To CAN President, Ayo Oritsejafor – Report

Challenger 600 private jet with registration number N808HG

Challenger 600 private jet with registration number N808HG

An investigation by SaharaReporters has revealed that a Nigerian private jet caught in Johannesburg with $10 million belongs to Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the head of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Mr. Oritsejafor is also a close confidant of President Goodluck Jonathan.

The CAN leader’s private plane with US registration number…

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Let Us Probe Nigeria’s Defence Spending By Sonala Olumhense

Let Us Probe Nigeria’s Defence Spending By Sonala Olumhense

Sonala Olumhense-logo_0As a  Nigerian, I am mystified about the hard times our military is having with the Boko Haram murderers in the northeast.

Two things are particularly disturbing.  The first is the superior firepower that the murderers possess, and the capacity they have developed, in less than five years, to use them.

The second is the intelligence and tactical sagacity that Boko Haram now appears to possess. …

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A Government Full Of Lies: Reuben Abati And Olisa Metuh As Agents By Tobi Idaomi

A Government Full Of Lies: Reuben Abati And Olisa Metuh As Agents By Tobi Idaomi

reuben-abati-cvWhen a government keeps on lying to its populace, then the whole country is in trouble. For the past three years now we have been witnessing all sorts of lies from the presidency.

Let me start with the latest lie by the presidency through one of his spokesman Reuben Abati who Femi  Fani Kayode once referred to as amateur and cheeky. Mr Abati claimed that the security agencies are still…

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