January 1st 2012 Fuel Subsidy: The Revolution that We Missed

By Fejiro Oliver Freedom is never offered on a platter of gold; yet it is not compulsory that blood must be shed or lives lost before the people are freed. I personally dislike hearing the belief that a martyr must sacrifice his or herself as a benchmark for a revolution to take place. There are […]

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 […]

Okonjo-Iweala Seeks Reform without the Godfathers

By Tim Cocks and Joe Brock Reuters: Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is battling to reform one of the world’s most corrupt nations without support from the shadowy “godfathers” who wield power from behind the scenes. But while Western nations and international agencies admire her drive from afar, they hold little sway in Nigeria. Okonjo-Iweala’s […]

Fuel Subsidy Scam: Three Oil Marketers Declared Wanted

By Wilson Uwujaren Ag. Head, Media & Publicity Unit The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared three oil marketers implicated in the multi- billion naira fuel subsidy scam wanted. The trio of Abdul Afeez Olarenwaju Olabisi of Fargo Petroleum and Gas Limited, Abubakar Peters Ali Jeldi, managing director of Nadabo Energy Limited and […]

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