Who were yesterday’s Winners & Losers? See where we put Don Jazzy, Mitt Romney, Obama and Nuhu Ribadu!

by Emmanuel Osanedum

Winners&Losers is a new column that does a roundup of the day’s major happenings by distilling the ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ of the news cycle – who got bad news and who got good news. As always, you are welcome to agree or disagree sharply below!


The NEITI – usually forgotten – is back in the spotlight with its campaign that Ribadu’s task force is an usurpation of its duties as the transparency watchdog for mineral resources.

As unemployment goes past 20 percent, its leaders have struck a del on cuts that will help facilitate a European Union bailout.

His economic approval ratings see a sharp spike increasing over 12 per-cent following news of employment growth.

The singer was a year older yesterday – and on Facebook and Twitter, there was no missing the good wishes.

Nuhu Ribadu
On the balance of public opinion, it appears clear that the reaction to the anti-corruption fighter’s return is more positive than not.


Mitt Romney
With Santorum’s triple win still reverbrating across the American political space, more are asking if Mitt Romney can really win the nomination.

A trigger happy police officer in the commercial city of Onitsha set off a suden riot against Hausas in the city on Thursday after he murdered a bus driver – said to be a member of Massob.

The metropolis was buffeted by bad news yesterday – on the one hand, there was a fatal accident at Palmgrove and heightened violence at the Lagos Island.

Don Jazzy
His comment to Hip Hop World Magazine that parents of rappers cannot be “proud of them” came out sounding all kinds of wrong, and rappers aint taking it!

Fuel Subsidy Panel
The House of Representatives probe panel ended its popular sitting yesterday, but the end only reminded Nigerians of how many of such sittings had died out soon after.

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