Why Dr. Kingsley Moghalu should be appointed CBN Governor

muoghaluAs President Goodluck Jonathan considers whom to appoint as the next Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, economics experts and financial operators are touting the current Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as the obvious choice to

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After Sanusi's Letters and U-turn: where is the $11billion?

sanusiBy any standard, $50billion is a lot of money. So since a leaked letter from Nigeria’s central bank governor, Lamido Sanusi pointed to a hole that size in the federal government’s oil accounts, Goodluck Jonathan and his officials have been scrambling for a convincing explanation.

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Rotimi Amaechi and State Government’s Corruption

amaechi and jonathanOne positive that Nigerians should seek from President Goodluck Jonathan’s proposed

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Obasanjo should Thank God for Jonathan

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ) yesterday finally penned a reply to the letter written him by former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ). The 13 page letter which was made public contained no smoking gun and one might say was simply laced with "why must you criticise me for same offenses you committed" tone. Some expected a stronger

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CORRUPTION: Obasanjo’s open challenge to Jonathan

obasanjoPresident Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria is facing the biggest test of his three years in office after the CBN governor, Lamido Sanusi questioned the lack of accounting for $50 billion in oil revenue, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, threw an open challenge

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CORRUPTION: Tambuwal’s open challenge to Jonathan

TAMBUWALLike the Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, 8 days ago threw an open challenge to the president, Goodluck Jonathan; to prove to Nigerians that he is serious about fighting corruption.

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CORRUPTION: Sanusi’s open challenge to Jonathan

sanusiThe Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has thrown an open challenge to the president, Goodluck Jonathan; his petroleum minister, Deziani Allison-Madueke, and the minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. He is asking them to prove to Nigerians that they are not corrupt.

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Nelson Mandela's view on Nigeria

“You know I am not very happy with Nigeria. I have made that very clear on many occasions. Yes, Nigeria stood by us more than any nation, but you let yourselves down, and Africa and the black race very badly. Your leaders have no respect for their people. They believe that their personal interests are the interests of the people. They take people’s resources

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Ngige and El Rufai’s Theory of Second Comings

To many observers, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 governorship election in Anambra State, Senator Chris Ngige, is the most popular candidate. Many points to his achievement within the short period of three years he illegally manned the government house, Awka between 2003 and 2006

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Nigeria Finally Scraps 'NEPA'!

NEPA! I remember those days when we used to shout that cursed word as “NEPA took light”, and then UP NEPA, “When NEPA brings light”. As Nigeria formally scrapped its inefficient and graft-ridden electricity firm on Friday and handed its assets to private investors in a bid expected to improve power supplies in Africa's most populous nation, Nigerians must be saying ‘good riddance to bad rubbish’. 

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Goodluck Jonathan Lack Nigerian’s Mandate to Convene a National Conference

goodluck jonathanPresident Goodluck Jonathan lacks the peoples' mandate to convene a National Conference (Sovereign or otherwise) because the promise to convene the conference was neither contained in the manifesto of the Peoples Democratic Party, nor did Jonathan promise to convene the conference during the 2011 presidential campaign.

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Weakened President Jonathan Cowardly Fires Festus Odimegwu

odimegwuToday, as news filtered in that President Goodluck Jonathan has forced the resignation of Festus Odimegwu as Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, I cannot but feel that Goodluck Jonathan is a much weakened president that is cowardly sacrificing anyone and grasping at any life straw for his selfish interest

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Peter Obi's Two Greatest Achievements

obiI was in Anambra state around June 2013 after many years of absence. I traveled to see for myself the level and pace of development under the incumbent governor, Peter Obi. I spent two days travelling to almost every part of the state, and I must say that Anambra have never had it so good!

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America Jails Thousands of Black Men to make Money for Private Prisons

You cannot make this up! For-profit prison companies in the United States get paid for each person that fills their cells — raking in $5 billion in annual revenue. Empty beds mean lost profits, so to keep the money flowing the industry spends millions lobbying the government to expand the destructive policies that keep more people behind bars for longer, harsher

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Governor Fashola does not get it!

I have just read Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola's "more detailed response to his Anambra State counterpart, Peter Obi as controversy raged over the sending home of some indigenes of Anambra". I have also perused the documents he released to the media which forms part of the "deportation correspondences" between the two state governments. In his statement,

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What Type of Person Are You on Facebook?

double faceAre you a different person in real life to the one you project online? Asked Ross McGuiness in a London newspaper. An increasing number of us are discovering that people we know in real life behave differently online. That friend who is witty and articulate in a civilised, face-to-face conversation is the same person who

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