Daily Archives: November 3, 2012

National aba-roads

The State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Abia State, Senator Emma Nwaka, has asked Nigerians to persuade the Federal Government to raise special funds to address the problem of Aba roads. He promised that state Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, will not shirk his

Opinion Oshiomhole

It is no longer news that the Comrade Governor of Edo State had a landslide victory in the July 14 governorship election in the state, scoring over 77 per cent of the total valid votes cast. It is also known that the governor is set to be inaugurated for the second term in office come Monday, November 12.

Archives awoyinfa-backpage

Your letters came in from everywhere like flood, weeping for the four students killed in Aluu community, near Port Harcourt. Ever since I started writing a column, no single topic has touched readers like the piece ‘Dear Jesus’ published in the wake of the Aluu brutal killings of those four boys. I wish I could publish all your letters but it is not possible. Here are a few of them:

Politics dickson-bayelsa

Last month, precisely Friday, October 26, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and his Investment Team stormed Johannesburg, the business capital of South Africa, on the invitation of President Jacob Zuma. This visit and the power packed Investment summit, which held at the Hilton Hotel, upped the ante in the vortex of investment in Bayelsa State.

National akpabio

• Why predecessor resigned
Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has cleared Mrs. Valerie Ebe, Akpabio’s former commissioner for environment, to occupy the vacated seat of the deputy governor. Akpabio had sent a letter to the House of Assembly Wednesday, immediately the former deputy governor, Mr. Nsima Ekere,

Sports Iorfa-Lobi stars

•’I acquired experience while playing’
Without a certificate in coaching, ex-international, Dominic Iorfa, confounded football followers in Nigeria by guiding a modest Lobi Stars’ team to the third place in the Nigeria Premier League in the immediate past season after the Makurdi side finished as runner-up in this year’s Federation Cup;

Archives kalu-series

If any government should be blamed for Nigeria’s backwardness, it is the civilian governments that have governed this country since the end of the civil war, particularly in the period between 1999 and 2011, when the nation earned huge revenue from oil with little to show for it.

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