Rock-View Billboard: Can Cona Truly Deceive Rochas?

By: Ugochukwu Favour-Mayor When the screaming headline came on almost all the local tabloids in Imo State: “Cona In Trouble For Allegedly Deceiving Okorocha Over Billboard,” I was standing side-by-side at a newsstand close to Concorde Hotel reading newspapers with a contractor who I believe must have tasted the rod of Governor Okorocha. After going […]

Grant Governor Sullivan Chime Quick Recovery

By Nwaorgu Faustinus Governor Sullivan Chime assumed the mantle of leadership as the Chief Executive officer of the Coal City State for the first time in 2007. This was after he served as the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of State where he used his position at the time to make far-reaching and positive […]

Okonjo-Iweala recounts her mother’s ordeal in captivity

… Says Kidnappers demanded her resignation. APPRECIATION My heart is heavy with the news of the passing of my brothers, Governor Patrick Yakowa, General Andrew Azazi and the others who were on that last flight with them. It is indeed a great tragedy. Our sympathy and prayers go to their families. We pray for divine […]

Curbing Violence in Nigeria (I): The Jos Crisis

By International Crisis Group  Dakar/Brussels | 17 Dec 2012 Unless addressed immediately, recurrent violence in Nigeria’s Plateau state will continue to fuel settler-indigene tensions and exacerbate intercommunal strife across the country. Curbing Violence in Nigeria (I): The Jos Crisis, the first in a series of International Crisis Group reports that examine insecurity in three regions […]

Bayelsa Crash: Jonathan mourns Yakowa, Azazi, Orders investigation.

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has expressed utter shock and sadness over the crash Saturday in Bayelsa State. Which resulted in the death of Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State and former National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Owoye Azazi (rtd). And their aides their aides, Dauda Tsoho,Warrant Officer Mohammed Kamal and pilots, Commander Muritala Daba and […]

Lamido Sanusi denies wrongdoing over £5bn missing funds

…Respected head of Nigeria’s central bank Lamido Sanusi called to appear before MPs but says he is ‘unaware’ of arrest warrant (Guardian.co.uk) The head of Nigeria’s central bank has denied any wrongdoing after he and 14 other officials were threatened with arrest warrants over £5bn missing from government funds. Lamido Sanusi, a highly respected banker, […]

Is Rochas not plagiarizing with the Okigwe round-about quote?

By Ugochukwu Favour-Mayor If there is anything that has generated and trailed serious controversy, it is the quote at Okigwe round-about that is credited to Governor Rochas Anayo Okorocha. Since the craft men designed and placed the quote: “Politicians think of next election while leaders think of next generation,” it has been a big topic […]

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