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Expensive leaders, poor economy

The hope of better life for Nigerians after long era of terrible military rule, which culminated eventually into democracy in 1999, seemed dashed with emergence of profligate politicians and flamboyant public office holders who have only succeeded in pauperising the citizenry and deepening poverty in the country amidst stupendous national wealth.With the coming of democratic…

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Igbo leaders insist on ethnic representation in national conference

Concerned Igbo Leaders of Thought led by eminent constitutional lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze, rose from a meeting in Enugu yesterday re-affirming their position that representation to the proposed national conference be based on ethnic nationalities. The leaders expressed happiness that their position, which is contrary to the recommendations of the Senator Femi Okurounmu-led Presidential Advisory…

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649 suspected kidnappers, 261 ‘baby factory’ operators arrested in Imo

Imo State Police Command said yesterday that 649 suspected kidnappers, 261 ‘baby factory’ operators and 503 suspected armed robbers were arrested in the last 12 months.Commissioner of Police Muhammad Musa Katsina, who briefed reporters on the achievements of the command last year, said the suspects are standing trial. He said the command lost three of…

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Igbo Youths Kick Against Sack of Ihejirika as Army Chief, Says It’s Marginalisation of Ndigbo

The Youth Wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo has condemned the sack of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, saying that it was calculated to marginalize Ndigbo in the appointment of new service chiefs.Ihejirika is one of the three service Chiefs sacked Thursdy by President Goodluck Jonathan and has been replaced with Major-General Kenneth Minimah.Others…

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NGF says Presidency, and cronies looted missing’ $49.8bn.

NATIONAL MIRROR – The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, has rejected the explanations offered by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over the alleged missing $49.8 billion as contained in the letter by Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.The leakage of the letter has, however, created a gulf between President Jonathan and Sanusi…