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Jonathan is the kind of president Nigeria needs

Jonathan is the kind of president Nigeria needs at this point of our history - Niboro
Mr.Ima Niboro,the immediate past Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Jonathan. In this interview with our correspondent, he stoutly defends the leadership style of the president, urging Nigerians to continue to show support for the administration. Excerpts.

Court Admits Daniel to Bail on Stringent Conditions
The former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Danial who facing is a 16 count charge of stealing and diversion of public funds preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC before an Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta has been admitted to bail. Read more @

Fear of EFCC, ICPC grips Kaduna lawmakers
Following a report by that members of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, received bribe from sole administrators in the state, fear have gripped the House over an action taken by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Read more @

The Nemesis Called Oil and Gas (1) By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai
That Sunday was like every other one, but the impact of a single event that happened would change the destiny of Nigeria forever. It was the day Shell D’Arcy found oil in Oloibiri, in present day Bayelsa State. The year was 1956; but the story began 20 years. Read more @

As Gov. Kwankwaso paints public vehicle in his name - By Usman Aminu Sani
Naming public utilities after one’s interest or oneself by some self serving government officers has been on the increase with reckless abandon and impunity. For any government property to be named after any leader means that such leader has. Read more @

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