Shehu Shagari

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Apr 20th, 2014
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by Kallys Albert Sr After reading the piece, “A dancing President and a mourning nation” Bayo Olupo hunda, Thursday April 17, 2014, I could but simply disagree with author Bayo to the extent article failed to X-ray the root causes and effects of the present insecurity in Nigeria, but merely to castig...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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Col. Tony Nyiam In this interview, Col. Tony Nyiam, who was part of the failed attempt to oust the Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s military government in 1990, tells WAHEED BAKARE and ALLWELL OKPI, how the Orkar coup originated and its relevance to Nigerian politics You said what has come to be known as the...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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THOSE that call me a tribalist and an Igbo-hater are simply misguided and ignorant. Perhaps they do not know the meaning of those words or the true import of their meaning. Those that know me well like you can confirm the fact that I am not a racist or a bigot and that I consider […]...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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BY SONI DANIEL, REGIONAL EDITOR, NORTH Four Northern governors, who are still aggrieved over certain  developments in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, took their grievances to former President Shehu Shagari, pleading with him to intervene. The governors, who began their meeting with Shagar...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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    By Rotimi Akinwumi    Snr Correspondent, Abuja   Governors Murtala Nyako of Adamawa, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano and Sule Lamido of Jigawa State on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting in Sokoto with their host Aliyu Wamakko.   The meeting was said to be aimed at profferin...
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Mar 14th, 2013
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STATE PARDON, A DECISION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE- OKUPE The state pardon given by the Federal Government to some Nigerians who had been convicted of various crimes was not a unilateral action of President Goodluck Jonathan but a decision considered and approved by the Council of States which...
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Mar 13th, 2013
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The state pardon given by the Federal Government to some Nigerians who had been convicted of various crimes was not a unilateral action of President Goodluck Jonathan but a decision considered and approved by the Council of States which is constitutionally empowered by the 1999 constitution to do so....
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Jan 30th, 2013
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Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, yesterday, declared that nobody could stop President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking a second term in office, saying only the Nigerian electorate could decide his fate in 2015. Speaking with newsmen shortly after the opening of the Southern Leaders Con...
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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by Abdulrazaq Magaji Few Nigerians cared to listen when, way back in 1998, Dr. Lema Jibrillu, the Kaduna based businessman, politician and community leader wisely counselled against a presidency on compassionate ground. His call came at a time the northern political establishment reasoned that the pr...
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Dec 19th, 2012
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said that the country is more important than personal, religious and ethnic differences, urging Nigerians to rise above individual differences and promote values that bind the country together. Speaking at the emblem appeal launch for the 2013 Armed Forces Remem...