State of the Economy: Soludo challenges Aganga to a TV Debate.

By Emele Onu, Thisday Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has challenged Minister of Finance, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, to a televised debate over the state of the economy. In a newspaper advert published Monday, Soludo stood by his claims about the state of the economy and defended his record […]

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INEC Extends Voter Registration Exercise

The Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] has announced a seven day extension to the on-going voter registration exercise. In a statement signed by the secretary to the commission, Abdullahi Kaugama, the exercise will continue from Sunday January 30 to February 5, 2011. The commission says the extension is to allow all those that are yet […]

Food inflation a threat for recovery – Okonjo-Iweala

Higher food prices pose a major threat to the global economy and social stability but policymakers must not over-regulate commodity markets, a senior World Bank official said on Thursday. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, managing director at the Washington-based bank, said rising food prices are squeezing the poor and contributing to social instability. “Higher food prices and volatility […]

Andy Uba’s Thugs sack Anambra Court

Suspected political thugs have stormed the Ihiala High Court II, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, making away with valuable documents belonging to the court, during the hearing of a case involving Dr. Andy Uba and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The suspected thugs, who marched into the court premises chanting obscene songs, […]

A Ride On The Deportation Plane

By Opoze Mark One person’s account of the fated deportation flight to Nigeria and the questions which remain to be answered. Some came in their pyjamas, a woman was handcuffed, a handful of men in silence, confused children who never stopped asking their mothers endless questions and a boy with his 25 x 12 size […]


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