News: James Ibori fled Nigeria because the cabal in Aso Rock wanted him dead

News: James Ibori fled Nigeria because the cabal in Aso Rock wanted him dead

In this final article in my series of replies to Simon Kolawole’s “The Welcome Party” (Thisday newspaper of Sunday December 25, 2016), where he condemned the massive celebration Chief James OnanefeIbori’s release from UK jail elicited in Nigeria, I will face the sixth untruth in his single article. He wrote: “Season Three, I call it ‘The Journey’, started in 2010 when the government of President Goodluck Jonathan re-opened the case and Ibori, in an attempt…

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News: Buhari, python dance and the Biafra Question

News: Buhari, python dance and the Biafra Question

JUST LIKE THE birth pangs of a woman in labour heralds the innocent cry of a new-born baby, so do the travails and committed struggles of any oppressed people herald the dawn of their freedom. This is the natural sequence of events in the integral calculus that create freedom. History cannot afford me any parallel where a nation has emerged from the womb of oppression into freedom without bitter struggle and sacrifice. In the entire…

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Why I Am Terribly Afraid To Visit The South-East – Buhari Breaks Down, Narrates A Tearful Story

Why I Am Terribly Afraid To Visit The South-East – Buhari Breaks Down, Narrates A Tearful Story

For more than 48 hours, many had waited to hear the reason President Muhammadu Buhari, or any of his Ministers, or a representatives, failed to attend the South-East Economic and Security Summit, held in Enugu. Well, the President on Friday, December 23, finally opened up. Recall, that there were different insinuation on Thursday, as to why the President was conspicuously absent at a Summit he earlier announced he will be part of. While some argued,…

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NEWS:Could the Nigerian #Bringbackourgirls campaign be merely a political stunt?

NEWS:Could the Nigerian #Bringbackourgirls campaign be merely a political stunt?

President Muhammadu Buhari led his country’s delegation to the United Nations 71st General Assembly meeting in September, 2016 in New York. During the meeting Buhari requested from UN’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to help Nigeria negotiate with the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram for the release of the abducted Chibok school girls. The alleged abduction of about 276 high school girls in April 2014 from their school in the middle of the night made news…

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CALL FOR ACTION: HELP HAITI

CALL FOR ACTION: HELP HAITI

The hurricane was the strongest to hit the region in a decade. It kept up its hurricane strength with winds of at least 110mph (177km/h) for seven days. In Haiti, the poorest country in Latin America, it destroyed tens of thousands of homes, leaving more than 60,000 people staying in temporary shelters. The UN’s humanitarian co-ordinator in Haiti, Mourad Wahba, said: “We are not far from having one million people who are in urgent need…

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News:NBA declares state of emergency over the abduction of some judges in Abuja, other states

News:NBA declares state of emergency over the abduction of some judges in Abuja, other states

The Leadership of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has declared a state of emergency on the judiciary following the abduction of some judges by the terrorist group the DSS department of State Security Service in the early hours of today October 8th. At a press briefing which had in attendance past NBA presidents like Olisa Agbakoba, Wole Olanikpekun and others, the President of the NBA, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) decried the manner in which the judges…

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News:Obama legacy of invading Africa with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

News:Obama legacy of invading Africa with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

The United States is investing at least $50 million in a military air base in Nigeria’s northern neighbour, Niger Republic that will be capable of deploying drones. The U.S. already has a presence in the capital Niamey, where it shares an airbase with France’s anti-Islamist force, Operation Barkhane. MQ-9 Reaper drones are stationed there, according to the BBC. But the new facility, in the central city of Agadez, will give Washington greater ability to use…

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News:Militants Claim 24 Soldiers Captured

News:Militants Claim 24 Soldiers Captured

Members of the Concerned Militant Leaders (CML) of Niger Delta region have declared that 24 soldiers captured during their encounter with military men on Friday morning would not be released. Also, the CML debunked the claim by the military that seven suspected militants were shot dead during the exchange of gunfire, which occurred along Bakassi Peninsula waterways. Spokesperson of the dreaded militant group, simply identified as General Ben, stated yesterday, that he did not lose…

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NEWS:THE BLOODY LEGACY OF JIHADIST USMAN DAN FODIO (PART 2)

NEWS:THE BLOODY LEGACY OF JIHADIST USMAN DAN FODIO (PART 2)

Permit me to indulge in a quick aside and take you into a brief journey of discovery into the deep and devious mind of Lugard. On September 8th 2015, in an essay titled ‘Lord Lugard’s Magic and Flora Shaw’s Spell’ (New Telegraph, Daily Post, Naij. com, Premium Times, Pointblanknews) I wrote the following: “In 1916, Lord Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, the 1st Baron Lugard, the fourteenth Governor of Hong Kong and the first Governor-General of…

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NOW YOU KNOW, A COW IS MORE THAN A 1000 HUMAN LIVES

NOW YOU KNOW, A COW IS MORE THAN A 1000 HUMAN LIVES

The inspector general of police has called for laws to curb cattle rustling in the country. He made this call at the joint security meeting recently he in Abuja. He made this call while criminally maintining silence over the massacres in Enugu, Benue, Adamawa, Ekiti, Platue states by Fulani herdsmen. He described cattle rustling as “a national menace leading to the destruction of lives and properties in various parts of Nigeria,” noting that collaborative efforts…

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