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Jonathan gets his $1 billion to fight #BokoHaram

by Laila Ibrahim The Senate has approved the $1 billion loan requested by President Goodluck Jonathan to tackle insecurity and terrorism in the country. Some lawmakers had argued that President Jonathan breached the process...

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

by Okey Ndibe How did we quickly forget that Abacha’s looting of public funds from the vaults of the Central Bank of Nigeria was a patriotic act? Or that he gave his cronies licenses...

Mike Ozekhome: Why Sanusi’s suspension is long overdue

Mike Ozekhome: Why Sanusi’s suspension is long overdue

by Mike Ozekhome Lamido brazenly politicized his sober office, committing serial infractions and violations of laws and regulations governing his exalted office. He became a “Mr. Donatus”, deeping his hands freely and leisurely, into...

Nigerian-National-Assembly

Tensions rise as Senators bicker over Rivers crisis

by ‘Jola Sotubo A repeat of the Rivers House of Assembly debacle almost occurred yesterday as some senators came close to exchanging blows. The subject of the disagreement was, ironically, the recent spate of...