READER’S COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Destination Nigeria Henceforth will be publishing  the best reader comment every week on all our publications. For this week, the comment of the week goes to Carl in his revealing comment on NIGERIANS CARPET AYO ADEWUYI… Below is the winning comment: “My Verdict on The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. Having read all the arguments from all sides, […]

Immigration arrests 43 prostitutes in Kano

THE Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Kano State command, has arrested 43 prostitutes, some of who were alleged to be aliens, at a hotel in the state capital. When speaking with pressmen in his office, NIS Comptroller in the Kano State, Mr David Paradang, said 14 out of those arrested were aliens from Sudan , Chad, […]

Bankole, Father Fingered In N5.2 Billion REA Scam

Troubled Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, who is currently enmeshed in the financial scam rocking the Lower House has been implicated in yet another scam – the N5.2 billion Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Sources close to the two main accused currently standing trial for their role in the scam former Chairman, Senate […]

Jonathan Goodluck’s Family, Sahara Reporters, Ribadu or Adewuyi: Who Lied Against Whom?

While appraising comments on one of my articles on the ignominious act of public treasury pilfering, and money laundering by the consort of the Nigerian president, Mrs. Dame Patience Goodluck, I stumbled across an impious rejoinder. In this Machiavellian rejoinder filled with statements that run riot to truth, Mr. Ayo wrote: Our attention has been […]

Rwanda ‘assassins’ kill reporter Jean Leonard Rugambage

A journalist working for a private newspaper has been shot dead in front of his house in the Rwandan capital. Witnesses say Jean Leonard Rugambage, the acting editor of Umuvugizi newspaper, was fired on by two men who then fled in a car. The authorities had recently suspended the paper, prompting it to start publishing […]

APGA IN MERGER TALKS WITH LABOUR PARTY, NCP, OTHERS

Seventeen political parties on Thursday agreed to coalesce into one and present a single candidate in the 2011 presidential election. Notable among the parties that agreed to merge are All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Labour Party (LP), Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Congress of Progressive Change (CPC), National Conscience Party (NCP) and Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) […]

Senate Okays Jega, 6 others for INEC Job

Chairman-designate of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega and six national commissioners have successfully passed through screening at the Senate. But the screening of two nominees was discontinued yesterday because the upper chamber was yet to receive security report on them. The two, whose curriculum vitae (CV) were not with the Senate, […]

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