Daily Archives: January 1, 2013

Opinion Goodluck

He chose this year. We didn’t choose it for him. He sees this year as a defining moment; a year like no other, a year to prove critics wrong, a year to either remain relevant or lead without followership. He says 2013 is the year his government policies will begin to yield dividends.

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National leader of Accord Party (AP), Senator Rasidi Ladoja has flayed the non-performance of the Goodluck Jonathan administration, saying the government has failed to put the welfare of the people on the front burner of its policies.

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Chairman of the Senate Housing Committee and former Yobe State governor, Bukar Abba Ibrahim has stated reasons why the North is against the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Shortly before the Senate embarked on its Yuletide recess, some members shot down attempts by Deputy Senate President

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It was a terrifying sight, and shop owners in Sahara area of Sokoto metropolis could not believe their eyes. The traders woke up recently and saw the magnitude of damage done to their shops by a furious fire. No fewer than 15 shops that contained automobile spare parts worth millions of naira were completely razed by the inferno.

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Minister of Information Labaran Maku has given reasons the Federal Government has not been able to stop Boko Haram, the Islamist sect. Speaking during a media chat yesterday in Abuja, Maku said that “the faceless nature of the group who easily mix up

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President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday visited Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, at the Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja where he is recuperating from the injuries he sustained in last Friday’s car crash. The President who arrived the private hospital in Garki II

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President Goodluck Jonathan has said his administration will give priority to flood and erosion control, rehabilitation and expansion of federal roads, improved power supply, as well as the continued rehabilitation, upgrading and reactivation of the national rail network in 2013.

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Suspected kidnappers of the Nollywood actress and the Special Assistant to Governor Rochas Okorocha on Public Affairs, Miss Nkiru Sylvanus were yesterday paraded, as the police busted the criminal abduction ring in Imo State. Also paraded were four suspects who kidnapped