This Election Is Our Everything!

                                                   So the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally opened the floodgate for declaration of intents for the 2011 elections by announcing a timetable that includes voter registration in November, primaries by November and elections into various positions at state and federal levels in January 2011? For those of us in the Diaspora, 2011 […]

The Catholic Church As Catalyst To Good Governance

The Provincial Day of Prayer in the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese actually took place as scheduled on the 10th Sept., in a pastoral message from the Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province after a meeting at the Scared Heart Pastoral Centre, Orlu on the 12th August, 2010, the Bishops said “more effective Catholic Action is needed […]

What IBB and Jonathan didn’t say in their declarations

                                                      “Finally, to the betterment of our country, the advancement of humanity and greater glory of the Almighty, I, Ibrahim B. Babangida, a citizen of Nigeria, a servant of our people and a loyal member of the PDP, hereby formally declare my candidacy for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria […]

Sanusi Replies Soludo:

“I wish he (Soludo) was specific enough on what we need to do by giving recommendations. I think some of those remarks were alarming and it did not take focus on the situation we are in” “While I will not like to take issues with Governor Soludo, the reality is that if we had acted […]

2011: IBB men held in Abuja for pasting posters

In an apparent move to frustrate the presidential ambition of the former military president, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, four men working with an Abuja based Advertising agency, have been arraigned before a mobile court by the FCT Department of Parks and Recreation for allegedly cutting down some trees on Bill Clinton Drive along airport road […]

Is Jega’s roadmap to 2011 dead on arrival?

The announcement of Professor Attahiru Jega earlier in the year as the new head of Nigeria’s election management body was greeted with more public approval than possibly any other public officer’s assumption of office, elective or appointive, since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Such is the public measure of the man’s integrity, thanks […]

Mass failure: Minister summons NECO Registrar

Barely 24 hours that the National Examination Council (NECO) released the result of 2010 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in which approximately 870,305 candidates were said to have failed to get at least credit passes in English language, the Minister of State for Education, Barrister Kenneth Gbagi has summoned the Registrar of NECO, Professor […]

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