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Gov.Rochas Okorocha & His Bloated Cabinet

Gov.Rochas Okorocha & His Bloated Cabinet...Appoints Chief Comedian For Imo State
Despite numerous entreaties by eminent persons of civic and intellectual standing asking Rochas Okorocha to do the right thing, the new Governor has, in an unprecedented move, made appointments that run counter to his professed principles. Read more @

“Military To Remain In Borno” – President Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday met behind closed doors with a forum of elders from Borno State,North East Elders and Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, over the growing concern of insecurity in the North following activities“Military To Remain In Borno” – President Jonathan.Read more @

Dumping My Darling, MTN - By Aliyu Tilde
I just returned from the Glo zonal office at Yakubu Gowon Way, Jos. I acquired a new glo line and went on to configure my Blackberry Internet Service on it, ending my long days with my darling, MTN. Make no mistake about it. Read more @

Open letter to the British High Commissioner
Dear Sir, I have the good fortune – as many would see it - of being a citizen of both Nigeria and the UK. For the last twenty years or so I have chosen to live in Nigeria, although I travel to the UK from time to time for professional as well as personal reasons.Read more @

Save Nigeria – diversify the economy
As a matter of priority, the President must encourage the diversification of Nigeria’s economy. It is the only viable way to survive the current environment of global economic uncertainty.Read more @

The Nigeria of my Dreams – By Chido Onumah
Not too long ago, a young man called me to arrange a meeting. He had a project he wanted to share with me. I listened to him talk passionately about his project titled “My Dream Nigeria”.Read more @

Igbo President Will Be The First President To Be Impeached In Nigeria
The 2011 general election in Nigeria has come and gone and from my personal point of view it was the most keenly contested election in the annals of Nigeria’s history. The awareness was very high, the heat it generated prior to the campaign. Read more @

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Singapore: UN Experts Call For Immediate Moratorium On Executions For Drug Offences

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