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Ohanaeze warns North’s elders over Ihejirika

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to stop threatening former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen- Azubuike Ihejirika. NEF threatened to sue Ihejirika at the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, for alleged extra-judicial killings. The forum’s spokesman, Prof. Ango Abudullahi, issued a communiqué, accusing Ihejirika and six…

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President Jonathan Why I fired service chiefs

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, said that he sacked the immediate past service chiefs because of unhealthy competition which made it possible for Boko Haram insurgents to attack the Air Force operational base in Maiduguri. Jonathan said the terrorists destroyed fighter aircraft during the attack and went scot free because of the rivalry between the former…

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president Jonathan, Igbos, And The Second Niger Bridge By Frank Onia

The standard criteria for decisions on infrastructural deployment include need, available resources, competing demands for finite resources, alignment with related infrastructure, incubatory foundation for progressive deployment, social benefits, political patronage, economic benefits, minimization of stress and hardship for the citizens, potentials for stimulating overall economic development, balancing considerations, replacement of obsolete infrastructure, need to embrace…

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Born to rule Northerner Jonathan lacks capacity to conduct 2015 elections, says Atiku. Only the Hausa/Fulani can

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday said President Goodluck Jonathan does not have the capacity to conduct the 2015 general elections describing the political situation in the country as “grim.” Atiku also said there was nothing wrong holding national conference, maintaining however that the Jonathan administration also lack the capacity to organise the National confab…