In a move that is unprecedented in modern history of the papacy, Pope Benedict (XVI) has resigned his position as the leader of the over one billion Catholics worldwide. In a letter he sent to the College of Cardinals, the Pope acknowledged that the recent wave of scandals involving Catholic priests has made it impossible […]

Ministers lobby for juicy portfolios

ABUJA— INTENSE lobbying for positions, yesterday, characterised the placement of ministers into various portfolios as various political and interest groups lobbied for their candidates to be given what they consider ‘juicy ministries.’ Though the nominees who were all cleared by the Senate, Wednesday afternoon, will be sworn-in today, none of them was sure of which […]

Joy Emodi: A Star Performance In The Senate

The judgment of the Court of Appeal in Enugu which nullified the election of Senator Dr. Joy Emodi (Adadioranma) into the Senate came to many of us Anambrarians as a great surprise and a very unfortunate development. This is because Dr. Emodi represents the new face of Anambra State – educated, focused and with sincerity […]


After three days of screening, the Senate yesterday cleared all the 38 ministerial nominees forwarded to it by Acting President Goodluck Jonathan. It was an anti-climax of sort as former Information and Communications Minister Dora Akunyili who had a raw deal from the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Kanti Bello, during her screening had […]


The Federal Government has withdrawn all Charges levelled against the Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu following indication that he might be named an Adviser to Acting President Goodluck Jonathan. The Code of Conduct Bureau had in a charge alleged that Ribadu failed to declare his asset as a […]


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