I am Running For President Now, Nigeria Can’t Wait Till 2015-Nuhu Ribadu

                                                                                                                                        Former EFCC chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, has declared in a meeting with some media chiefs today in Abuja that he does not plan to wait till 2015 before remaking a new Nigeria. He shot back at political pundits who said he lacks the ” experience” to govern Nigeria. This is a raw transcript […]

Babalola resigns – NEXT

The minister of special duties, Remi Babalola, has resigned his appointment from the federal cabinet, on health grounds. Mr Babalola was recently redeployed to the Ministry of Special Duties, following his outburst which claimed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) was bankrupt. A statement by the federal government immediately denied this through the Minister […]

Soludo is a prophet of Doom-FG

THE Federal Government, yesterday, took a swipe at former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, over his claim on the state of the Nigerian economy, saying that Soludo’s days at the CBN remain the worst ever in Nigeria’s history. Reacting to a media report (not Vanguard) credited to Soludo that […]

Police raises alarm over 2011 elections

The Nigerian Police has raised alarm over plans by some politicians to recruit youths as thugs to harm political opponents and disrupt the electoral process. A statement in Abuja by the Police spokeman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, said intelligence had further revealed that the thugs were being armed with dangerous weapons to cause havoc and mischief […]

Ken Nnamani: Another Failure of the Nigerian Political Class

My friends have always criticized me for my hard posture on the social and political situation in Nigeria. Particularly, they criticize my tendency to castigate the political class for their contribution to the Nigerian story of political banditry. My response has always been that the political leadership in Nigeria has failed the country. You do […]

2011: PDP Releases Timetable for Primaries.

                                                                         The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, released a compressed guidelines for its primary elections, indicating that the primaries would kick off in October 2, with special congresses elections at state assemblies nationwide. The guidelines were released shortly after the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party rose from its meeting at the […]

Babangida’s daughter slumps

Half-way into her father’s speech during his public declaration of intention to seek his party’s nomination as presidential candidate in next year’s election, Aisha, senior daughter of Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, slumped on the podium. The wife of Zamfara State Governor Mahmoud Shinkafi stood behind her father on the podium before the incident. Mrs Shinkafi had […]

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