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Nigeria irredeemable but Jonathan insists, begs envoys to Help sponge Nigeria’s image clean.

President  Goodluck Jonathan Thursday in Abuja urged ambassadors serving in  Nigeria to do their best to convey the positive realities of the country  to the world.Speaking at an audience with the outgoing Italian  Ambassador, Mr. Roberto Colamine, President Jonathan said that  by doing  so, the envoys will help immensely in correcting current misconceptions  and adverse…

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Oil Money: Beggars have no choice; Northern elders fight over Jonathan.

NORTHERN opposition to President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition was yesterday fragmented with the emergence of a new group of elders supportive of the president and his policies towards the region.The Northern Elders Council, NEC led by elder-statesman and Second Republic Presidential Adviser, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, which was inaugurated in Kaduna by Governor Mukthar Yero…

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2015: Northern Elders can’t deliver north to Jonathan – Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, yesterday, dismissed as non-existent northern groups parading themselves as the major political platforms whose support President Goodluck Jonathan needed to win the 2015 election.Mohammed, who was reacting to the inauguration of the Northern Elders Council, NEC, in Kaduna on Thursday, described the group as alien to the political history…

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National Conference Unnecessary – Kukah

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah  has said that the proposed National Conference scheduled to begin next  month will not achieve any tangible thing for the people of Nigeria. Speaking to Hausa Service of the BBC, monitored in Abuja, the cleric  said that the proposed conference would not be an avenue to tackle …

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2015: The Muslims Rights Concern (MURIC) Cautions Dokubo Over Unguarded Uttrances

The Muslims Rights Concern (MURIC) on Wednesday advised the  leader of the out-lawed Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force  (NDPVF), Asari Dokubo, to stop heating up the polity by making unguarded  statements. Dokubo had on Tuesday reiterated that his kinsmen in the oil-rich  Niger Delta would foment trouble if President Goodluck Jonathan failed  to secure second term…

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FLIP-FLOP: Chief of Defense Staff denies saying Boko Haram insurgency will end in April

Nigeria’s Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Air Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh, has clarified his controversial statement on the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency.Badeh had on January 20, stated that the security situation in the northeast would be brought to a halt before April 2014.The statement, which was widely reported generated massive reactions from citizens,…

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Soldiers, Policemen At War In Aba

Hell was let loose on Monday evening in Aba, Abia state as more than fiftysoldiers invaded the Aba Area Command of the Police threatening to burndown the station if they did not produce a policeman who allegedly slappedtheir colleague.  Trouble started when a policeman in company of his pregnant wife who isalso a police officer, rammed…