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Usman, Odey, Madueke moved in Yar’Adua’s team
Thursday, December 18, 2008
From Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja

THE President yesterday unveiled his cabinet, with 16 new ministers taking the oath. The exercise in which President Umaru Yar’Adua moved some of the old ministers around, ended months of speculatio...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Fashola’s Xmas Gift: Lagos Gets Rail Next Year
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
The PM News

Lagos state governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), yesterday, disclosed that the state’s model intracity rail service would commence next year with the construction of the rail lines.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigerians sweep MTV Africa awards
Thursday, November 27, 2008
BBC.com

Nigerian artists dominated the MTV Africa Music Awards (the Mamas) on their own turf in the capital city Abuja, scooping six of the 10 awards.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Nigerians Sweep MTV Awards
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
By Tomi Oladipo

Nigerian artistes dominated the MTV Africa Music Awards (the MAMAS) on their own turf, in the capital city, Abuja, scooping six of the 10 awards.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Kalu, DPA mourn Ogundeji … His death, our moral burden - Kalu
Sunday, August 24, 2008
From TIMOTHY OLA, Maiduguri

Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday expressed shock over the murder of a top Editorial Board member of This Day newspapers, Mr. Abayomi Ogundeji.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
N’Delta crisis: Northern leaders unfair – David-West
Friday, July 18, 2008
By YINKA FABOWALE, Ibadan

The insentivity and mindsets of compatriots from other geo-political zones to denigrate the Niger Delta people is the greatest obstacle in the way of swift and peaceful resolution of the crisis in the...
Posted By : Cassie
 
Alleviate the suffering of Nigerians, AC tells FG
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
By UCHE USIM

The Action Congress (AC) has called on the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government to take urgent measures to alleviate the suffering across the land, which has been worsened by rising fuel an...
Posted By : Cassie
 
Impossible! PDP can’t take Lagos – Ikuforiji
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
By DANIEL ALABRAH

Plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to annex Lagos, the only Action Congress (AC)-governed state in Nigeria in 2011, would end up as an exercise in futility.
Posted By : Cassie
 
You can’t amend constitution, the Patriots tell NASS
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
By CHIDI OBINECHE and SUSAN NWANGANGA AGWU

Ahead of the inauguration of the joint committee of the National Assembly on review of the constitution, the Patriots, a foremost club of elder statesmen in Nigeria, has warned the National Assembly, ...
Posted By : Cassie
 
You can’t amend constitution, the Patriots tell NASS
Thursday, July 10, 2008
By CHIDI OBINECHE and SUSAN NWANGANGA AGWU

Ahead of the inauguration of the joint committee of the National Assembly on review of the constitution, the Patriots, a foremost club of elder statesmen in Nigeria, has warned the National Assembly, ...
Posted By : Cassie
 
I was misquoted on Dokubo, Gani Adams – Uwazuruike
Monday, June 02, 2008
By OUR REPORTS

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, yesterday denied reports quoting him as saying that Otunba Gani Adams and Asari Dokubo o...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Group slams Reps over FOI bill
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
By AGATHA NWAFOR

A group, National Support For Yar’Adua/Jonathan Presidency (NSYJP), has appealed to the federal lawmakers to facilitate quick passage of the Freedom Of Information Bill to enhance the fight against co...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Celebrating Dangote, world’s richest black man
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
By Wale Sokunbi

At this time when good news is as difficult to hear in the country as a pindrop in a dance hall, Nigerians, in the past few days, received heartwarming news from three different quarters.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
No hiding place for criminals in Anambra – Police Commissioner
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
From Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka

Like most of his compatriots, the Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Police Command, Mr Oliver Osuchukwu, believes that Nigerians are to be blamed for the corruption in the police.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
'More money stolen under Obasanjo than any govt in Nigeria’s history'
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
By TONY OSAUZO, Benin.

Radical former national president of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr. Festus Iyayi, says more money was stolen during the Olusegun Obasanjo government than all other governments put to...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
2007 polls: AC taunts Iwu over confession
Friday, April 18, 2008
By Sun News Publishing

The Action Congress (AC) has said the statement credited to INEC , Maurice Iwu, blaming the EFCC and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) for the failed 2007 general elections amounts to a con...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
REJECTED
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
By DAVID ONWUCHEKWA, Nnewi

To Isaiah Nwali (Jnr), he has all it takes to be a soccer star. He had started playing the round lether game when he was six and now he has turned 20, football has become part of him.
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IBB HITS OBJ
Friday, March 28, 2008
By STEVE NWOSU

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has broken his silence over recent goings on in the polity, expressing great discomfort over the sleaze emerging from the National Assemb...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Akin Omoboriowo: Judgment was political
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
By TONY ICHEKU, Abuja

Over twenty-five years after he sacrificed his all to become the governor of old Ondo State, but failed, Chief Akin Omoboriowo now counsels fellow politicians to look up to God for political leadershi...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Yar’Adua confers national honours on 212 Nigerians, others
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
From LUCKY NWANKWERE, Abuja

Senate President, David Mark, Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Idris Kutigi and deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, were among 212 eminent Nigerians conferred with national honour...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Mark/Waku media war: Daboh urges ceasefire
Friday, February 15, 2008
By YINKA FABOWALE

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Chief Godwin Daboh Adzuana, has appealed to feuding fellow Benue State compatriots, Senate President, David Mark and Vice Chairman, Arewa consultative Forum (A...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
AC, Gani, others ask Etteh to step down
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
By GODWIN TSA, FRANCIS AWOWOLE-BROWNE, Abuja, VAL OKARA, Owerri and UCHE USIM, Lagos

Action-thirsty members of the Federal House of Representatives will today resume consideration of the David Idoko Panel report on the controversial N628 million contract scandal rocking the lower cham...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Soboma George begs, asks Clark to save him from JTF • Ijaw leaders insist on emergency rule in Rivers
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
By Emma Amaize

RUNAWAY leader of one of the rampaging cult gangs in Rivers State, Soboma George, has sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) to Ijaw leader, Chief E. K. Clark, from hiding to save him from being killed by men of ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Obasanjo never approved sale of VP’s houses, Atiku’s aide alleges
Saturday, June 09, 2007
By OUR REPORTER

The controversy trailing the sale of one of the official guest houses of the vice president took another dimension on Wednesday when the campaign organization of the former Vice President Atiku Abubak...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
AC slams El-Rufai over purchase of VP’s guest house
Saturday, June 09, 2007
By Sun News Publishing

The Action Congress (AC) has accused former FCT Minister, Nasir el-Rufai of gross immorality and abuse of office for selling an official guest house of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to himself.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
I never bribed lawmakers – Atiku
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
By TOPE ADEBOBOYE

Vice President Atiku Abubakar has denied claims that he bribed federal legislators to impeach President Olusegun Obasanjo as well as engaging in speculations about the death of the president.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
There’ll be no May 29, say NUD, civil society groups
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
By YINKA FABOWALE

Opposition to the outcome of last month’s general elections got a shot in the arm Tuesday as a coalition of civil society groups led by Nigerians United for Democracy (NUD) swore that there would be n...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
I regret failure to fix electricity problem – Obasanjo
Friday, April 27, 2007
By Sun News Publishing

President Olusegun Obasanjo says he did his best in his eight years rule, while also rejecting foreign and domestic criticism of the just concluded general elections.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Presidential poll: Buhari, Atiku, other presidential candidates meet
Monday, April 09, 2007
By HENRY CHUKWURAH, Port Harcourt

In his quest for a stronger alliance against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the April 21 presidential election, former Head of State and presidential candidate of the All Nigeria Peoples Party ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
INEC stops Atiku
Friday, March 16, 2007
By Rotimi Ajayi, Kayode Matthew, Ise-Oluwa Ige, Emmanuel Ulayi & Umoru Henry

HOPE. That is all left for Vice President Atiku Abubakar ahead of next month’s general elections after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, failed to clear him for the pres...
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You can’t stop me, Atiku insists
Friday, February 23, 2007
By FEMI BABAFEMI

Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday insisted that neither President Olusegun Obasanjo nor his agents at the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) and EFCC can stop him from contesting th...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Atiku accuses Obasanjo of approving $2bn to wage war on Niger Delta
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
By IDOWU BAKARE and JACOB EDI, Abuja

The vice president and presidential candidate of the Action Congress (AC), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar continued his onslaught on President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, accusing him of approving $2 billion...
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Nigeria accuses CNN of 'campaign of calumny' over crime
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
AFP

Nigeria accused the United States Cable News Network (CNN) of waging a "campaign of calumny" because it re-aired a recent documentary that portrays a group of Nigerian citizens as criminals.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
You lied, Wabara hits back at Obasanjo
Monday, January 29, 2007
By ISMAIL OMIPIDAN, Abuja

Former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, is hopping mad over allegations last week by President Olusegun Obasanjo that he was removed from office two years ago over corruption.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
ON THE IMPOSITION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN EKITI STATE
Thursday, October 19, 2006
National Broadcast by His Excellency President Olusegun Obasanjo

Dear Fellow Compatriots, Unfortunately, I am, once again, constrained to address the nation on an issue that clearly presents danger of possible breakdown of public order and public safety in a part o...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
MID-WEEK ESSAY: Impeaching State Executives - A Closer Look at Sections 188 and 192 of Nigeria's 1999 Constitution
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD

The impeachment proceedings of any Governor and Deputy Governor are subject to Section 188 of Nigeria's 1999 Constitution. Although the cases of the Ekiti State personalities Fayose and Olujimi are i...
Posted By : Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD
 
MID-WEEK ESSAY: Why Both Obasanjo and Atiku Should Not Be Impeached
Saturday, October 07, 2006
Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD

Quite frankly, with the unfolding embarrassing (inter-)national fiasco between President Olusegun Obasanjo and Vice-President Atiku Abubakar – complete with each asking the other to resign,
Posted By : Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD
 
COMMUNIQUE ON THE MEETING OF EKITI SONS AND DAUGHTERS
Saturday, October 07, 2006
by E-eleven, A Forum of Ekiti Stakeholders

Murder of Dr. Ayodeji Daramola and the Rule of Terror In Ekiti State
Posted By : Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD
 
Wives of dead generals faint at burial
Thursday, September 28, 2006
By MODESTUS CHUKWULAKA and MOLLY KILETE, Abuja

Tears flowed freely yesterday as thousands of Nigerians, led by President Olusegun Obasanjo, thronged the National Military Cemetery, Abuja to bid farewell to the 13 top military officers who died in ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
IBB Defiant, Says I’ll Repair Nigeria
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
From Sufuyan Ojeifo in Abuja

Despite his travails in the last few weeks, former military President Ibra-him Babangida, stepped forward defiantly yesterday, saying he was determined to return to the political turf and help to repa...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
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