In my country, Nigeria, things change fast and words in particular assume new meanings with great ease. In fact, words are twisted, at will, to wear new shades of meaning that will astound mother tongue speakers of English language.
Daily Archives: April 12, 2013
With a stroke of a pen, Justice Mudashiru Oniyangi of Abuja High Court in a landmark judicial pronouncement declared; “Thus, the order of injunction against the first defendant (President Goodluck Jonathan) contesting in 2015 is refused.
The people of Aguleri-Otu, Aguleri in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State who have been under severe attack by their neighbours in Acheonwa/Odeke in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State yesterday cried out to both the federal and state governments
Last year, Skoops broke the story of how a Nigerian fraudster duped a French promoter of a whopping $100, 000 after he opened bogus accounts on Twitter and Facebook and claimed he had the franchise to manage P-Square for two years in France.
No fewer than three people were feared dead while over 70 persons sustained various degrees of injury in a communal clash in Cross River communities.
Recently, former Abia State governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu fielded questions from journalists in Lagos. In his characteristic blunt style, he spoke on topical national issues, including corruption, development, 2015 general elections, politics, and more.
The Enugu State Police Command yesterday said it has arrested key suspects in the murder of former Kwara State commissioner of police, Chinweike Asadu. The state Police Commissioner, Tonye Ebitibituwa disclosed this to Daily Sun in an exclusive chat in Enugu.
Femi Adesina’s column, ‘Jonathan’s power promise,’ published in Daily Sun of December 7, 2012, made such a good impression on me that I called to congratulate him for what I saw as its firm grasp of the power reform issues it dwelt on. During our telephone conversation, I proposed to write a cordial rejoinder to the piece.
Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Women Leader, Ambassador Dr. Kema Chikwe, have expressed support for the quest of Owerri Senatorial Zone to produce the next governor of Imo State.