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Tweet Lagos By Tochukwu Ezukanma   As we rode from Ikoyi towards 3rd Mainland Bridge, a friend remarked that this area looks like Washington, DC. Yes, it looks like the area outside of Washington, DC, leading into Crystal City, Virginia. But then, it is all about looks. Nigerians are obsessed with copying...

Tweet In the light of the fear by Western critics that Nigeria’s Boko Haram militant sect can become a new link in the wider al-Qaeda chain, Abiodun Awolaja looks at what the dialogue option portends for the country in view of current events. THE bombing of the United Nations building in Abuja by members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect on Friday, August 26, has, once...

Tweet by Ikenna Ellis Ezenekwe Many have written on the subject of gully erosion and the calamities that follow the continued neglect and those that have befallen the folks who have unfortunately found themselves at the mouth of this impending danger. Others have also written deman ding for a lasting solution from the political heads in the seat of leadership to get-up...

Tweet Written by Odimegwu Onwumere With his open plea to the public to build the spirit of lack-of-complaints on his administration’s incapability to build majority of the roads in Rivers State due to what was termed the unruly nature of contractors awarded the road contracts, Governor Chibuike Amaechi needed to be pitied. It is however very sad that the residents are...

Tweet They Were Either Murdered, Assassinated Or Kidnapped; All In Governor Godswill Akpabio Administration 1) Barr. Imo Udonwa 2) Miss. Aniefon Aniediabasi 3) Engr. Emmanuel Ekpenyong 4) Mr. Mathais Ekpenyong 5) Barr. Benjamin Udoekpo 6-7) Two Women At Qua Iboe Church, Iwok 8) Dr. Austin Edet 9) Daughter Of Paramount Ruler Abak 10) Mrs. Marie Ikpe 11) Ezekiel Peter Ebere...

Tweet By Hakeem Babalola Libya’s destruction, a victory for the west; a defeat for ordinary Libyans The suffering of Libyans has just begun. For there can never be true liberation when your oppressor is the one who defines what your freedom should be. The ousting of Colonel Gaddafi, Libyan leader for 42 years, by the rebels backed western forces especially NATO is indeed...

Tweet By KORNEBARI NWIKE President Goodluck Jonathan constituted a special committee on oil pollution in Ogoniland recently, according to him; to perform a “holistic review of the UNEP report.” The committee is chaired by Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and former Shell Oil Company employee. The committee also has Mr. Austen Oniwon, Group...

Tweet   Written By Dr Inyang Oduok    Opponents of Amakpe refineries are on the pew. Barely a few minutes after Amakpe’s press release, they rocketed into prominence with misguided skepticism -sounding like prophets of doom. With no known prior record of ownership of a refinery business to their credit, they argue erroneously that “the press release confirms...

Tweet Prof Oladapo Afolabi Probably worried that in the next few weeks the exit of Professor Oladapo Afolabi as the Head of Service of the Federation [HoS], will mean a total non accommodation of Yoruba Nation in President Goodluck Jonathan’s government as they would have been comprehensively relegated to the background in the political scheme of things; the Yoruba...

Tweet Fuel Pump  By Ikechukwu A. Ogu The following are incontrovertible facts about the Nigerian electricity sector: there is either no or epileptic electricity supply in about 90% of Nigerian homes and offices which, thus, depend on generators and spend fortunes fuelling same; Nigerians pay through the nose for electricity never supplied; the problem is more of Power...