Daily Archives: December 14, 2012

National Police-chiefs

Police in Ondo State has foiled the kidnap attempt of Mr. Diran Olanusi, a younger brother to the state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Alli Olanusi, by a gang of gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. Few days before the Olanusi’s saga, police had successfully rescued two persons in the hands of the kidnappers.

National policemen

A youth corps member serving in Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Anthony Ebuka Onugbara, has lost his right eye to police brutality following injury he sustained when he was allegedly beaten by some police officers. Onugbara, a 26-year-old native of Ezea-Amichi, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State

Business sanusi-CBN

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has warned the Federal Government against yielding to the temptation of floating another national airline, stressing that such a venture was bound to fail like in previous attempts.

Business oil-new

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed that audit reports between 1999 to 2008 has revealed huge losses in revenue to the government.

Opinion naija-flag

The immediate response of our government, through Mr. Labaran Maku, the Minister of Information, to the latest ranking of the country as the 35th most corrupt nation in the world by Transparency International (TI) leaves much to desire.

Opinion Akpabio-1

On Sunday, Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State marked his 50th birthday celebration. The Golden Jubilee event featured festivities including a lecture on the life and achievements of the celebrant. In a land where life expectancy is abysmally low, 50 years is a great milestone worthy of celebration.

Politics amaechi-rotimi

Scene was created yesterday in the hallowed chamber of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Port Harcourt, when two members, Chidi Lloyd and Kelechi Nwogu, engaged one another in hot exchange of words. The situation was, however, brought under control by other lawmakers.

COVER akunyili

Contrary to views in some quarters that Nigeria could not disintegrate, former minister of Information and Communication, Prof Dora Akunyili warned yesterday that nobody should brag that the country cannot disintegrate. Delivering the Convocation lecture of the Benson Idahosa University