Gaddafi wants EU cash to stop African migrants

Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi says the EU should pay Libya at least 5bn euros (£4bn; $6.3bn) a year to stop illegal African immigration and avoid a “black Europe”. Speaking on a visit to Italy, Col Gaddafi said Europe “could turn into Africa” as “there are millions of Africans who want to come in”. Italy […]

Dutch prosecutors hold two men on terror suspicion – Reuters

Two men arrested Monday at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on a flight from Chicago are being held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit acts of terror, the Dutch prosecution service said Tuesday. The two men from Yemen have not yet been formally charged, and it will be a few days before a decision is made on […]

MANAGERS OF NIGERIA’S GOVERNMENT AMNESTY PROCESS DOES NOT HAVE THE INTELLECTUAL KNOW- HOW TO HANDLE IT – COMRADE SUNNY OFEHE.

Comrade Sunny Ofehe is no doubt a journalist’s delight anytime, The Delta State born Human Rights Activist and a motivational speaker whose organisation: Hope for the Niger Delta Campaign HNDC (an Organisation that is dedicated towards bringing peace to the troubled Niger Delta) who recently hosted a well attended International conference in the Hague, Netherlands […]

Jonathan And His Misconducting First Lady

Now that President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the Police and the State Security Service to investigate his wife’s alleged public misdemeanor and scolding of the executive governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, he should know that what actually transpired at the event in Okrika transcended mere cantankerous outburst but an outright rehearsal of a pre-arranged […]

50 Years of Rudderless And Inept Leadership In Nigeria

In the next few weeks, Nigeria will be 50 years old. I was born in 1956 which means that I am older than Nigeria with four years. I got married in 1990 and have five children, and my first child will leave university next year. At 54 I am a full blown adult with some […]

I DID NOT BEG IBB TO DROP HIS AMBITION – JONATHAN.

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said he would not beg General Ibrahim Babangida or any other politician to step down for him in the 2011 presidential contest, adding that the racetrack is free for anybody willing to test their popularity. Jonathan also made reference to the 1993 presidential elections annulled by Babangida’s military regime, saying Nigerians […]

2011: INEC NEEDS MORE N8 BILLION MORE – JEGA

The Independent National Electoral Commission is still short of the required funds for the smooth conduct of next year’s general elections because the Federal Government shaved off N8 billion from the its capital budget for the year, Prof Attahiru Jega has said. Answering questions from a team of journalists when he featured on a Voice […]

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