NDLEA Arrests Fashion Designer

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) have arrested a German based Nigerian fashion specialist over alleged cocaine trafficking. The suspect, Udoh Innocent Essien, 37, was nabbed at the weekend in connection with unlawful exportation of narcotics at the airport. A scanning machine at the screening […]

Coalition sues AG, CBN over $12.4 billion oil windfall scam

Six civil society groups in the country have dragged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke [SAN], and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking information on the spending of the allegedly missing accrued $12.4 billion oil windfall between 1988 and 1994. The […]

The Contradiction Called President Jonathan – Majek Adega

Since assuming office as the acting and later president of Nigeria, I have carefully followed the actions, inactions, speeches and silence of President Goodluck Jonathan. After several months of this exercise, I have come to the conclusion that the President is but a bundle of contradictions. His speeches reflect the ideals that governance should represent […]

Wilders’ New York speech passes off without incident

Geert Wilder’s 15 minute speech to several hundred people at a protest against plans to build an Islamic cultural centre close to Ground Zero in New York passed off without incident on Saturday. In his address, Wilders drew a connection between New York and its Dutch roots. ‘No mosque here,’ he said. ‘For their sakes, […]

Dokpesi Has No Hostage Value-Cynthia Whyte

We wish to condemn in all entirety, the false alarm spewed by Raymond Dokpesi concerning threats to kidnap his son. For the benefit of all doubt, we wish to categorically declare that the Dokpesis have little or no hostage value. More especially, it would be entirely worthless to for anyone to abduct a child or […]


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