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 […]

Mass Labour Action? Not Again!

By Oluwadamidara Aweloye. The leadership of organised labour are at it again. After successfully pulling the wool over the faces of Nigerians, who sacrificed their convenience early last year to join the march to resist the federal government’s removal of fuel subsidy, only for them to go behind us and betray the collective trust of […]

Government: Ongoing Nigeria strike invites anarchy – AP

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s government is warning that a paralyzing national strike risks “anarchy” in the oil-rich nation, as demonstrations over spiraling fuel prices and government corruption entered their third day Wednesday. Attorney General Mohammed Bello Adoke’s comments come as at least nine people have been killed in violence during the strikes over the […]

Okonjo-Iweala denies buying N1.2B Abuja mansion

Minister of Finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday denied reports by Pointblanknew.com saying that she bought a N1.2 billion mansion in Maitama, Abuja. A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant, Paul C. Nwabuikwu, the minister said that the news was simply the latest in a well financed smear campaign against her “by persons and groups […]

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