Vice President of the United States

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Feb 19th, 2014
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by Reuben Abati State house press release – President Goodluck Jonathan received with great shock and sorrow this afternoon, news of the sudden death of Senator Isaiah Balat, the Special Adviser (Special Duties) to Vice President Namadi Sambo. On behalf of himself and the Federal Government, Pr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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A TRANSCRIPT OF THE SPEECH OF DR. NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AT THE BUDGET 2014 PRESENTATION HELD AT TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA ON MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014 Good morning and thank you very much ladies and gentlemen.   Honourable Ministers, my colleagues from the ministries of Works, Power and Women Affairs...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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by Fejiro Oliver The 2014 budget which was submitted to the National Assembly will see Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan spend N2,999,106,500 just for his office use, figures which were not detailed on what those uses are, while a whooping N.378 billion will be use to junket round the country and b...
By IndepthAfrica
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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, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 10th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng South Sudan is one of the few countries in the continent that is well endowed with well trained lawyers. The culture of pursuing the legal professional is well rooted in traditional legal system where the traditional courts provide not only a platform for accessing justice but also...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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Gunmen on tricycles launched attacks at Hotoro, Sharada and Dakata areas of Kano, northwest Nigeria killing three pesons and injuring several other civilians Sunday evening. The attacks came few hours after Vice President Namadi Sambo left Kano. Nigeria’s VP was in Kano to commiserate with Emir Ado A...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 24th, 2013
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Joseph Wayas Second Republic Senate President, Chief Joseph Wayas, has said that since. The Nigerian does not provide for any president to rule for more than eight years, President Goodluck Jonathan is automatically disqualified from the 2015 presidential race. Senator Wayas, who spoke on Liberty Rad...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 17th, 2013
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Zimbabwean Vice-President John Nkomo died on Thursday after treatment for cancer in South Africa, President Robert Mugabe said, removing a potential successor to the ageing leader who has his own health problems. Nkomo, 78, was nominated for the joint number two position alongside Joice Mujuru two ye...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 4th, 2013
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THE question, ‘Can President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan contest the 2015 presidential election?’, has been asked for the umpteenth time by the Nigerian literati and politicians alike. The question derives from a befuddled reading of the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2012
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Before you all start throwing darts, arrows and bullets at me, hear me out. In death, President Mills is being made to be what he was not. He was good decent man and his opponents will even admit that but he was not a Saint and the attempts Ndc people are trying to make him […]...