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Subsidy Removal , Toll Fees: South South Youth Leaders Warn Jonathan, We Will "Occupy Aso Rock"
….Sack Your Economic Team Now
…You Risk Being Worst President in History
The south south youth leaders forum  has condemned  the recent move by the Federal Government to re introduce tolls  on the  High Ways on the excuse that such fees will enable them improve the state of the  Roads. The group also tagged as insensitive and wicked plans by the Government to remove crude oil subsidy and increase tariffs on electricity under the guise of revenue generation. In a statement signed by the forum's chairman, Amb....
Count us out of Bayelsa PDP primaries — INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said it would not participate in Saturday Peoples Democratic Party primary in Bayelsa State until the court order stopping it was vacated. In a telephone interview with our correspondent in Abuja, the INEC Commissioner in Charge of Information, Mr. Solomon Soyebi, said the commission would always obey all court orders. Soyebi said that INEC, as currently constituted...
Police Chief shuts Redeemed Church within Police College
A Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP in charge of administration at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja Adams Audu has allegedly shut a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG inside the Police College, Ikeja GRA. It was learnt that three months ago DCP Adams Audu, a Muslim ordered his security detail to lock up all the gates leading to the church....
Court admits 52 Exhibits against Akingbola as Witness opens more revelations
The on going trial of the former Chief Executive Officer of Intercontinental Bank plc,Dr Erastus Akingbola and his associate, Mr Bayo Dada continued today, Wednesday November 16,2011 with more revelations by a prosecution witness of how the first accused moved out billions of naira from the bank to companies owned by him and his wife, Antonia. At the close of the court session today,...
Gov. Okorocha's Supporters beat up Journalist
In the midst of the euphoria that greeted the victory of the Imo state governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Owerri, his supporters threw caution to the winds and descended on an Owerri based journalist, Henry Ekpe, inflicting severe injuries on him. Ekpe, who is the Editor- in- Chief of the Trumpeta newspaper ,was thoroughly humiliated as the irate supporters took...
Random Musing by Churchill Umoren
- The Gov. Rick Perry Dumb approach -- campaign first, have ideas later
- Obama's Budget Negotiations Viz Issue of Change in Washington
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Obama seek to end Black Joblessness
President Barack Obama acknowledged on Wednesday that black Americans have faced “enormous challenges” with unemployment under his watch, and appealed for their support in pursuing solutions that he can implement without help from Congress. Appearing at a daylong White House summit of black business, community and political leaders, Obama said the current 15.1 percent unemployment rate among...
Ike Ibeabuchi - Remembering Nigeria's Greatest Boxer! By Paul Baker
It was the American Dream, gone horribly, horribly wrong. A young boy slugs his way out of a third world ghetto and into the pro boxing stratosphere, only to fall victim to mental illness, depravity, and what some have labeled "demonic possession." No, I'm not talking about Mike Tyson, though you certainly could be forgiven for thinking so. I speak not of Mike but of Ike - Ike "The President" Ibeabuchi...
Otunba Mike Adenuga: Is this man above the law?
When the federal government sold National Oil now known as Conoil to Otunba Mike Adenuga in 2000, the pensioners wrote to the then Director General of BPE Mrs. Irene Chigbue alerting her of a costly mistake of not separating the pension trust fund from the asset of the company. This fund was set up for the staff by Shell West Africa the former owner of the company before the government compulsorily acquired...
Re: How Saraki, Ohakim, Shekarau, Modu Sheriff stole billions
It has come to the attention of Modern Kwara Group (a socio political group of youth whose interest is all about the development of Kwara State) that there is a plot to dent the good image of the former Governor of Kwara State, Dr Bukola Saraki through a well orchestrated campaign of calumny and falsehood. The structured campaign is using an online publication called  pointblanknews.com....
Real Madrid Hunts Van Persie with $50Million
Real Madrid are readying a £25.8m( about $50 million), bid for Robin van Persie, according to the International Business Times, as the striker continues to stall on contract talks with Arsenal. Van Persie has been a star this season, scoring eight goals in his last six appearances. The striker has been the subject of a great deal of transfer talk under normal circumstances, but his recent performances have made the rumours even louder....
An Open letter to President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan By John Emodi
Dear Mr. President and Governor Uduaghan,  Neglect of Olu People: Lack of Tarred Road.   Please sirs, our people are crying for lack of tarred road.  Olu people south of Asaba along River Niger are crying for gross neglect of their area – no tarred road, no electricity. We have been crying for these for over four decades but no response from...
Gulfsands Anticipates Reduced Production until October-End
As previously reported , Gulfsands Petroleum was instructed by the Syrian Oil Ministry to reduce Block 26 production in line with reduced availability of crude storage capacity within the country. In addition, routine refinery maintenance operations are currently underway within Syria, with the result that the Company has been instructed by the...
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