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Nigeria: Huhuonline Column for October 5, 2011

Nigeria: Huhuonline Column for October 5, 2011

Boko Haram Trails Police Commissioner To Zamfara… Kill 19 Civilians
Emerging facts indicates that members of the dreaded Islamic Sect Boko Haram trailed the immediate past Kaduna state commissioner of Police Mr. Y Tambarki to Zamfara state and killed over 19 people. Read more>>

Revealed: Nigerian military Bribed By Shell To Suppress Ogoni Activists can divulge that some secret papers have point to the fact that Dutch oil giant, Shell routinely worked with the army in the 1990s to suppress resistance to its activities in the Niger Delta area. Read more>>

NNPC lifts N133 billion oil ‘illegally’ can reveal that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has lifted crude oil beyond the levels allocated to it for domestic consumption, thereby short-changing the Federation Account by about N133 billion in six months.Read more>>

Wammako Moves Against Bafarawa
Following his meeting with some influential politicians in the North, including Vice President Namadi Sambo, to chat a new political plan, can authoritatively report that the Sokoto state governor, Alhaji Magatakarda Wammako has moved against his predecessor Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa.Read more>>

Governor Godswill Akpabio urges law on indigenization
Governor Godswill Obot Akpabio has urged the National Assembly to pass laws of birth and place and other laws to ensure easy indigenization of Nigerians in any state or city they may prefer.Read more>>

Trying Tinubu - By Michael Egbejumi-David
Former Governor of Lagos State, the irrepressible Bola Tinubu, a proper ‘Area Father’ if ever there was one, was in the middle of his transformation into a bona fide Asiwaju (Leader) when his makeover was rudely interrupted and ambushed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Read more>>

Nigerian leaders are the best in the world. – By Anthony A Kila
At fifty-one, Nigeria is definitely is old; old enough to deal with some hard facts of life regardless of how unpleasant or mind numbing these might be. If Nigeria were human and a woman, at this age her prospects of finding love and conceiving children.Read more>>

“Stop This Official Impunity” —Group Tells Jonathan
Nigeria’s President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ) has been told to stop the high handedness and the garb of impunity among Government officials, as the country celebrates her 51st independence of its citizens.Read more>>

Between FCC, Zoning and Nation-building – By Lanre Odetola, PhD
Alexis Tocqueville, the French political thinker and historian, developed the phrase ‘tyranny of the majority’ in his treatise on possible threats to representative democracy in America. For him, unfettered democracy has a tendency to degenerate into ‘soft.Read more>>


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