Archive for March 9th, 2012

Letter to Ngozi Okonjo-Wahala

Dear Madam, when some of us first heard of your name as a likely inclusion in the cabinet of President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2003, we were made to believe that your appointment as a Nigeria Minister of finance was going to turn our economy woe round for good. Yes, you did well by using your […]

GENERAL DAVID EJOOR AT 80

When on the 10th of January 1932, the cry of a new born was heard in pristine Ovu, I doubt if anybody living there at that time had heard of petrol, how much less today’s buzz expression, petrol subsidy. The world around that newborn was calm, the air was fresh, the streams held water that […]

BOKO HARAM POVERTY STRICKEN ATROCITIES ‘STANDING IN THE WAY OF NATIONAL UNITY’!

Unity of northern Nigeria is currently being threatened by the violent activities of Boko Haram sect, while the north powerful leaders engage poor people to cause problem. Most Nigerians are confused at the state of things in the North as poverty has fed Boko Haram’s ranks using Almajiris to launch attacks with as little pay […]

CAN RIBADU AND HIS TEAM SANITIZE THE PETROLEUM SECTOR?

The appointment of Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, the erstwhile Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) as the head of newly constituted Petroleum Revenue Task Force, came as a huge surprise to most Nigerians premised on the way and manner he was unceremoniously relieved of his EFCC’S job by the PDP government under late […]

STATE OF INSECURITY IN NIGERIA: A CHALLENGE TO THE GOVERNMENT

In recent times, this country has suffered plaques of crisis, each leading to scores of lives lost and destruction of properties. All this while, I have been hoping to drop a line of the recent spate of insecurity in our land. Do I call it internal security? However, I had to pickup my pen to […]

WHAT THE NORTH SHOULD DO – SENATOR EWHERIDO

Senator Pius Ewherido, DPP, Delta Central, is unarguably one of the foremost political player in his native Delta State. He was before his advent to the Senate, Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly and Acting Speaker of the House. The lawyer turned businessmen and politician was able to build on his political acumen […]

Abdullahi Dikko Inde: First among Equals!

The normal birth of human beings on earth occurs in a split second, but once this happens for each individual, time starts counting; from minutes to hours, to days, month and years. In the end, it is not how long one has lived, but how well. Greatness is eventually judged not by the length of […]

British, Italian hostages killed in Nigeria rescue

LONDON (AP) — Two Europeans held hostage in Nigeria by kidnappers claiming ties to al-Qaida were killed before rescuers could free them, authorities said Thursday. The men — a Briton and an Italian — were killed by their captors. A Nigerian official said the two died in the crossfire during the rescue attempt, Prime Minister […]

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