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Aug 19th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji Mnia A Syrian king and his murderous host had laid an impregnable siege on the ancient city of Samaria. Matters had degenerated to the point where the head of an ass sold for 80 pieces of silver. By today’s reckoning, that would be $10,240: the local equivalent being in excess of ...
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May 22nd, 2014
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by Bayo Oluwasanmi Add this to Reuben Abati’s file: The man cries. There are some things Abati can’t fix – lies and betrayal. By now, Abati must have settled the fact within himself that lies have a short life, but truth lives forever. It’s been almost a month after Chibok. Frustration and desperatio...
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Oct 10th, 2013
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Abuja – The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered investigation into the reported killing of three Nigerians and the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Guinea-Bissau. Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Goodluck Jonathan, told State House correspondents in Abuja ...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Abiola Akintunde Most Nigerians are now more than before used to elected officers not being grateful for the immeasurable honour they’ve done them by electing them as their representatives either at executive or legislative capacity to serve Nigeria; as a people and lifting the nation high, ...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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  President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan | credits: www.date360.net Fear of cabinet shake-up, on Thursday, gripped many ministers as President Goodluck Jonathan convened an emergency Federal Executive Council meeting. The meeting will hold on Friday (today). The FEC holds its statutory meetings on We...
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Nov 16th, 2012
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President Goodluck Jonathan has established three committees to prepare draft White Papers on the report of the Nuhu Ribadu led Petroleum Revenue Special Task Force, including two others, the National Refineries Special Task Force and the Governance and Controls Special Task Force submitted to him th...
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Aug 29th, 2012
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Regardless of all the reservations or enthusiasm that a voter might have for his government, we are all bound as citizens to observe that the news that President Goodluck Jonathan has signed a performance contract with his ministers is good news. We are to see it as the planting of a good seed necess...
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Jul 26th, 2012
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Nnimmo Bassey Shell’s reaction to the fine announced by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over its Bonga oil spill of December 2011 is in line with the oil companies’ stance of avoiding responsibility whenever possible. We recall the case of the Ijaw Aborigines who took th...
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May 24th, 2012
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Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan has confirmed Malam Bolaji Abdullahi as substantive Minister of Sports, the Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, has said. Prior to his confirmation, Bolaji was the Minister of Youth Development and was also overseeing the Ministry of Sports, following the rem...
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May 10th, 2012
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The Federal Government may have run into a spot of bother with the mass transit buses that it hurriedly procured at the height of the protests over the withdrawal of subsidy of petrol in January this year. The six automobile dealers which provided the buses have threatened to recover them from the tr...