Monthly Archives: November, 2012

National babalakin

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday suspended the prosecution of Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Wale Babalakin, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) over alleged N47.3billion money laundering charges. Earlier yesterday, Babalakin and four others were supposed to be arraigned

Editorial IGP-camouflage

The claim by Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, that the trial of arrested members of the Boko Haram sect has been delayed because of failure of the National Assembly to pass the Anti-Terrorism Bill required for their prosecution is embarrassing. It is a preposterous excuse because the

Opinion OBJ

One aspiration that is very close to the consciousness of all Igbo people now more than any other issue is the need to actualize the dream of having an Igbo son as the President and Commander-in-Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces. I recall that apart from the six months that the late Maj-General J.T.U Aguiyi-Ironsi

COVER Obj and Ibb

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday dismissed a suit that should have compelled former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida over the N12.4 billion Gulf War oil windfall. The court refused to order his trial and others over the amount which accrued to the nation during the Gulf War

COVER niger_bridge

The Federal Government has voted N12 billion to complete the Second Niger Bridge, which is captured in the 2013 budget of the Subsidy Re-Investment Programme (SURE-P). But the National Assembly Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream)

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