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Sahara Reporters Archive for April 2011Rss

Friday, April 29, 2011

Museveni Madness In Uganda-Daylight Torture Of Opposition Leader, Besigye

Youth Corps Members Accuse Governor Obi Of Fraudulent Claims

Anambra Commissioner Quits Cabinet, As Governor Obi Reels From Electoral Defeat

British Embassy In Lagos Grants US Fugitive Akinyemi A "Medical Visa"

Soft Landing For Ohakim: INEC To Hold Supplementary Imo Election May 6

INEC In Crucial Meeting On How To Ease Gov. Ohakim Out

Photonews: Kerosene Scarcity In Nigeria

How Akpabio Rigged The 2011 Governorship Elections in Akwa Ibom State By Action Congress Of Nigeria

PHOTONEWS:Post Election Crisis In Kaduna- The Local Cost

Nigeria And The Democratization Imperative In A Season Of Popular Uprisings

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Nigeria's Internationally-Acclaimed Poet And Scholar, Professor Niyi Osundare, Named Distinguished Professor By US University

Protesters Besiege INEC Office To Protest Scheme to Smuggle Ohakim Back As Governor

Post-Election Violence: Niger Delta Militant Group Calls for Arrest and Trial of Buhari Or Vengeance All Hausa And Fulani People

My Gratitude:We Shall Redeem Our Mandate In Benue

London Money Laundering Trial: Ibori Appears Via Video Link, Case Adjourned Till June 24

A/Ibom Fishermen Attribute Fish Scarcity To Oil Exploration At Qua Iboe Fields, Decry ExxonMobil’s Attitude

London Money Laundering Trial: Ibori Appear Via Video Link, Case Adjourned Till June 24

UK Police Insist Attah Has Case To Answer; SR Offers Former Gov. London Plane Ticket

Delta State Election Stalemate As Uduaghan Cooks Up Numbers From Warri

Re: AlMajiri And Youth Corpers

South West Liberated: Stolen Goods Recovered

Delta State Election Stalemate As Uduaghan Cook Up Numbers From Warri

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Alao-Akala: The Oyato Legacy

Who Will Be A Voice For The Youth Corps Members? #ProtectTheCorpers

Northern Madness: Foregone Nigeria Should Be Found Now

Buhari And Post Election Violence

Our NYSC Martyrs And The Bravest Voters

AlMajiri And Youth Corpers

ACN Candidate Ajimobi Wins In Oyo State

Political Games In Oyo State: INEC Refuses To Declare ACN Winner

Election Bloodshed In Onna, Ibeno, LGAs of Akwa Ibom

Imo Gubernatorial Election: State Under Siege As Ohakim Plans To Manipulate Figures From Okigwe

Civil Society Election Situation Room Statement On April 26 Elections

Akwa Ibom Gubernatorial Election Rigged Top to Bottom

Renegotiating Nigeria –Quotable Quotes

Ngige Defeats Akunyili In Keenly Watched Senatorial Race

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Post Election Blues: Is it time for Real Democratic Governance in Nigeria?

Bauchi 2011: The Odds Against Governor Yuguda

Delta State: LP, DPP, ACN call for cancellation Of Aviara Ward 3 Results As PDP chieftain arrested for disbursing money at polling units

Military Trying to Help Rig in Anambra Senatorial Race

Police Brutality Of NYSC Member Disrupts Elections In Eket, Akwa Ibom

Monday, April 25, 2011

Senator-Elect Remi Tinubu Booed At “Fela!” Show In Lagos

Post-Election Violence And The Failure Of Intelligence

Election Situation Room Statement: Problems Associated With Collation Are Now In Danger Of Derailing Gubernatorial Elections

2011 Gubernatorial Elections: More Of The Same

Jonathan’s Team Launches Online Attack On Critics; Blogger Threatened With Death By Fan

Forensic Test Will Expose South East And South South Rigging

Exposing The Reno Omokris Of Our Time

Police Clamp Down On The Media In Akwa Ibom

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Nigeria : TY Bello's The Future Is Here ( We are Nigeria ) But What Kind Of Future ?

Post Election Violence in Northern Postmortem Reactions or Elite Conspiracy

Of “Dangerously Brilliant’ Minds Working For a Better Union

Photonews: Post Election Carnage In Kaduna

2011 - 2015: Goodluck To PDP, Badluck To Nigeria

Women Group In Abuja Protests Post Elections Killings

Obeying ECOWAS Right To Education Judgment Will End Election Violence, Says SERAP

Lota Ezeudu Kidnap: Enugu Police Arrest Moses Amajor

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Re: Abati: For The Attention Of General Buhari

The High Cost Of Nigeria’s Democracy

Anambra Central Senatorial Rerun: Akunyili Confident of Victory, Urges Massive Voter Turnout

Akpabio In Last Minute Voter Bribery; Disburses Rice And Cash

Governor Obi, Dora Akunyili Distribute Cash, Rice in Desperate Bid to Win Senatorial Seat

“Rig Governorship Election and Prepare for Fire”, Lagos ACN Warns PDP

Buhari, The Many North's And Justice By Elnathan John

If I Were Dr. Goodluck Ebelemi Jonathan….

On “Let Us Preserve The Sanctity Of The Lives And Future Of All Of Our Children” By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD

UN Rights Chief Urged To Visit Nigeria Over Post Election Killings

Friday, April 22, 2011

Police Shoot Guinean Immigrant In The Bronx, New York

Murder Of Obinna Okpokiri And Colleagues And The Promise Of A New Dawn

Reno Omokri And The Road Ahead: A Response

Roadmap To A Sovereign National Conference

Rogue Banker, Akingbola To Forfeit Paltry £9mTo InterContinental Bank; AGF Adoke To Receive £1.5m For His Help

Post Election Crisis: Jail break at Yola Prison-NAN

Obasanjo, PDP Linked With Post-election Crises In The North- Nigeriapoliticsonline

PHOTONEWS: Police Patrols Abuja Streets As Rumours Of Fresh Violence Spreads On Friday

Collapsible Cubicles: Labour Party Raises Alarm, Accuses INEC Of Compromise

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Only Nigerians Can Save Nigeria

The Day After The Elections

President Jonathan Should Come Clean

Pastor Tunde Bakare’s Disobedience To God

Rigging Caught On Tape In Ijapo, Ondo State

Fashola Remains The Best Man For The Job!

2011 Earth Day In Personally Living And Acting Sustainably

Political Violence: Judicial Commission Is Illegal

Time For National Healing-CPC

Post Election Violence: INEC Postpones Gubernatorial Elections In Bauchi And Kaduna

The April 2011 Elections Aftermath And The Scourge Of The Almajiris

Gideon Okar And 2011 Elections

The Governorship Election In Benue

Between Guobadia, Iwu And Jega-Different Methods Same Farcical Results

Presidential Fireflies And Tales by Moonlight

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Jonathan Threatens Retaliation Against 'Unpatriotic Elements' blamed For Rioting In His First Post-Election Address

Before We Lose our Minds - Commentary On The Nigerian Election Aftermath

Blame The Reactionary Politicians For ‘Operation Wetie’ In The North

Election 2011: Propaganda Battle Shifts To Washington, DC, As Diplomats Pressure Buhari To Halt Protesters

US Congratulates Jonathan, Says Election Was Flawed

Nigerian Bar Association On The Conduct Of The 2011 General Election

Amazigo: Celebrating The Scientist With Passion For Africa’s Poor

President GEJ – A word in Your Ears!

Monday Quarter-Backing: On The Matter Of The 2011 Presidential Election In Nigeria

Post Election Comments And The Hopes Of Innocent Nigerian Youth

Morning After: Election Results In Nigeria, What Is The Mandate? By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Nigerian Presidential Elections: The Devil Is In The Ballot Collating

The Nigerian 2011 Elections - An Opportunity Lost? - By: Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

Anambra Central Senatorial Election: The Dora Akunyili Fairy Tales

INEC Decries Attacks on Corps Members, Pledges Protection

Buhari : Out With Me In The Cold

Buhari Rejects Political Violence, Calls It “Dastardly Act”

Post-Election Violence: HURIWA Canvasses National Conference

Jonathan Suspends Iheanacho, Minister Of Interior

Civil Society Election Situation Room: Final Statement On The Presidential Election

Rejoinder: Akunyili, Okey Ndibe And Political Folly

Uduaghan’s Involvement In The Looting Of Delta State Treasury By Liberate - DELTA PEOPLE'S MOVEMENT

Laurent Gbagbo: Quel Gachis!

Monday, April 18, 2011

Post Election Riots: Kafanchan Burns

Group Lauds Uk Govt Over Ibori, Wants Delta Gov. Uduaghan Prosecuted

London Money Laundering Trial: James Ibori, Victor Attah, Love Ojakovo, Henry Imashekka And David Edevbie Facing 25-Count Indictment

INEC Declares Jonathan President-Elect

PDP Cautions Supporters Against Retaliating Against The North Over Violence

Atiku Condemns Post-Election Violence

Amnesty International: Restraint Urged Amid Nigeria Election Unrest

Post Election Crisis: Bomb Scare And Panic In Abuja

Not This Time Gen. Buhari, Just Be A Good Sportsman And Bow Out

Escalating Post Election Rioting Targets Northern Traditional Rulers And Politicians

Post-Election Riots Spread To Kano And Kaduna

Sunday, April 17, 2011

The James Ibori Saga And The Nigeria Project

Post Election Violence In Gombe and Adamawa

Nigeria And The Mirage Of Progress

Presidential Elections: Interim Report From The Situation Room

Nigeria's Presidential Election: Jonathan Set To Win, Aided by Southern Magic Numbers

Nigeria’s Woes; Beyond Free And Fair Elections (1)

INEC'S Jega At Collation

How To Be A Nigerian Governor

Colonel Abubakar Umar Walking And Talking Like PDP Residents

Salute To Nigerians In The Aftermath Of Presidential Elections

Presidential Election Results Live

Saturday, April 16, 2011

INEC Collation Center Empty, Collation Agents Told To Return Sunday Morning

Presidential Polls: Fearing Violent Backlash, PDP Hires Calming Voices

Appeal To Nigerians From Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (Rtd)

Messy Presidential Elections as Jonathan’s Team Unleashes Rigging Spree

James Ibori Charged In London, Remanded In Prison

Friday, April 15, 2011

Ibori Is Charged In London With Money Laundering And Fraud, Ending His Escape Plots

In Eket, Armed robbers Attack UBA, Zenith Banks, Trailing PDP Election Loot

James Ibori Extradited to the UK (Updated)

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Waste Your Vote On Jonathan

Congratulations To Jonathan/Shame On ACN Et Al

Ibori Moved To London

Thursday, April 14, 2011

When Generals Weep

Nigeria’s Electoral Commission Must Act Swiftly To Eliminate Falsified Results

Do Nigerians Deserve The Leaders They Get By John Ona

Why Buhari Cried

Ribadu Reasserts Presidential Candidature, Warns Against Electoral Manipulation

What Led To The Collapse Of Alliance Talks Between ACN And CPC-Ribadu /Buhari

VIDEO: Rigging-In-Progress

Must-win Election: Jonathan Spends N107 Billion In Two days, Meets Jega In Private

2011 Presidential Election: The Golden Opportunity As Against The Golden Opportunism Of Last October 1st

...Now Will Goodluck Jonathan (Not) Win? - By Philips Akpoviri

Rivers: Opposition’s Rallying Cry, A Very Odd Political Campaign

When An Autocrat Sheds Tears, In The Market Square

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Jega And The Momentum For Change

VIDEO: The French, Quattara And The Thrashing Of Gbagbo

Buhari Weeps! Says He Is Not In Presidential Race To Protect Any Race Or Group-NPOnline

Relevant Ideology: Masterkey To Igbo Development

Fake Results Broadcasts By Channels Television and Delta Broadcasting Service Asaba

No Pact With CPC, ACN Advises Supporters

Gbagbo: We must Say NO To Colonialists Pretending As Our Helpers!

Latest Nigerian National Assembly (NASS) Election Results 2011 by Candidate and Party-CP-Africa

Issues In Ekiti Wage Debate

The Arrest Of Ballot Papers Printer In Akwa Ibom

The Arrest Of Ballot Papers Printer In Akwa Ibom

Nigerian elections – A Turning Point?

Nigerian elections – A Turning Point?

Onslaught against the Press, IGP Ringim orders the Arrest of Tukur Mamu

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Gov Kayode Fayemi Speaks

Ribadu Remains In Presidential Race As Alliance Talks Between ACN and CPC Have Broken Down

Ribadu Steps Down For Buhari?

INEC On Tendered Ballot Paper: Legal Provision For Tendered Ballot Paper

Benue State: ACN Documents Allegations Of Systematic Rigging Of Saturday’s National Assembly Election

PDP Chieftain Arrested In Eket As SSS Seals Off Printing Press For Alleged Printing Of Ballot Papers

NLC On The Conduct Of The National Assembly Elections Held On Saturday, April 9, 2011

Nigeria’s 411 Revolution?

Massive Irregularities In The Conduct Of Election In The Delta Central Senatorial District

INEC Claims Ownership Of Presidential Ballot Papers Found With Abuja Printers; Says They Were “Dummy” Ballots

Jega: The Election In Imo State Was A Farce!

A Request For Immediate Investigation Into The Anambra Central Senatorial Poll Dispute

Monday, April 11, 2011

BREAKING NEWS BY PUNCH Newspaper: INEC Cancels Anambra Central Senatorial Result

Gbagbo Detained By French In His Residence, Aide Says-REUTERS

Rejoinder: A Rattled Jonathan In Lagos to Pick Up “NGO” Endorsement

Kwara Erupts In Protest As ACN Rejects NASS Poll Results

It’s A Matter Of Conscience By Wahab Dosunmu

Ngige Vs Akunyili: INEC Declares Anambra Central Poll Inconclusive, Orders Rerun In Seven Wards-PUNCH News Update

Abuja Election Shocker: 12 Persons Arrested With 1 million Presidential Election Ballot Papers!

Monday Quarter-Backing : The April 9 Elections in Nigeria - The Morning After

Right Of Reply: Buhari Is Not Change

Wake-Up-Call For Ndigbo By Osita Okechukwu

Interim Statement By The Jos Civil Society Roundtable On The National Assembly Elections In Plateau State On 9th April 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011

How Federal And State Governments Can Afford To Pay Civil Servants A Living Wage

Intimidation: Gov. Uduaghan Orders Arrest Of Journalist Over Facebook Comment

A Rattled Jonathan In Lagos to Pick Up “NGO” Endorsement

Ngige Vs Akunyili: Anaocha Vote Tally Points To Fraud

Buhari Is Not Change

EU EOM On The National Assembly Elections Of 9 April

Chris Ngige Petitions INEC, Calls For Cancellation of Fraudulent Results in Anaocha LGA

PDP Wins Eket Senate And Federal Constituency Seats

Latest Parliamentary Elections Results Live

Ruling Party In Desperate Bid To Alter Vote Tallies In Imo, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Benue And Adamawa

Encounter With Laurent Gbagbo

‘Shock and Awe’ Elections: House of Reps Speaker Bankole Concedes Defeat; VP Sambo Hurries Out of Kaduna

A Nation Watches And Prays

Akunyili Leads In Anambra Central Senatorial Race , But Opposition Members Say It Is Peter Obi’s Rigging Machine At Work In Aniocha LGA

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Nigeria - Is The Stage Set?

APGA Thugs Assault Opponents In Governor Obi’s Hometown

Legislative Elections: Nationwide Upsets; PDP Loses In Aso Rock

Bukola Saraki Says He is Winning 9 Out of 11 LGA Areas In Kwara

Parliamentary Election Results-Live Updates!

Live Update Of Parliamentary Elections-Voting To Commence Soon

Rescheduled National Assembly Polls In Shaky Start In Uyo

Photonews: Election Eve Bombing Of Suleija

Live Coverage Of Nigeria's Parliamentry Elections!

Friday, April 08, 2011

Still On Attahiru Jega’s Lies!

Suleija Bomb Blast: INEC Reacts

Akpabio Bows At last: Akwa Ibom Guber Candidate Akpanudoedehe Granted Bail

Explosion At The INEC Office In Suleija

Anambra State Govt Electronic Media Rejects Election Adverts From Opposition Parties

Akwa-Ibom: Ribadu Condemns Jonathan, Akpabio

The Only Natural Disaster In Nigeria Is Man Not Election

Latest Thisday/IPSOS Fraudulent Polls: Group Demands Data From Ipsos

Change 2011: The South West Dilemma

Latest Thisday/IPSOS Fruadulent Polls: Group Demands Data From Ipsos

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Anambra Police File Criminal Defamation Charges Against ACN Members Over Ekwunife

Parliamentary Elections: No Election In 15 Senatorial Districts, Jega Says

Jega's Statement Regarding Rescheduled Parliamentary Vote

Parliamentary Elections: Jega Says No Elections In 15 Senatorial Districts

Jega's Statement Regarding Rescheduled Paliamentary Vote

Reign of terror: Akpabio And IG Ringim Disobey Federal Court Order To Release Akpanudoedehe

VIDEO: "Area Governor"-Bola Tinubu Speaks About Alpa-Beta, ACN, OBJ ....

The Ekiti State Rotten Wage Deal: A Wrong Precedence

RIBADU- The Hour Draws Ever So Near

Jonathan Addresses Nigerians On 2011 General Elections

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

VIDEO: Botched Parliamentary Election-Hope Betrayed!

GEJ's News/ Editorial Tools For Reporters

Aljazeera Video: Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka Endorses Ribadu For President

Revolution Is Possible In Nigeria -Watch This Video

Letter To My Ghanaian Friend - By Philips Akpoviri

Live

Akpabio Law: Akwa Ibom Magistrate Judge Remands Akpanudoedehe In Prison For 14 Days

Maryland Lawyer, Ugwuonye, Charged With Failing To Declare His Assets

The Corruption Riddle By Arnold Obomanu

Keeping The Faith

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Nigeria Should Multiply By 10 Or 20 The Devastation Currently Facing Ivorycoast, Libya And Yemen, If The 2011 Elections Are Rigged Again By The Pdp Or Bungled By Attahiru Jega

Rejoinder: Interim Government? A sinister Plan Appears Afoot

The Cote D’ivoire Crisis Is Not Yet Over

INEC Parliamentary Elections Mayhem Of April 2nd 2011-A Video Diary

Which African Union?

An Appeal Letter To President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, On The Critical Situation In Akwa Ibom State

Army Chief’s, Younger Brother Terrorizes Community For Jonathan

INEC Parliamentary Elections Mayhem Of April 9 2011-A Video Diary

Interim Government? A Sinister Plan Appears Afoot

The Tragedy Of Nuhu Ribadu

Udoedehe’s Trial Delayed, Police In Show Of Force-PM News, Lagos

Lagos ACN Rejects Move To Conduct Election in Lagos on Separate Date

Powerful Nigerians Want Jega Removed

The Jonathan Conspiracy Theory

A Crocodile Roaming Free in Ajah, Victoria Island - Naijatreks Calls on Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to Act Now.

Nigerians’ Travails, Endless Hunt For Change And The Gathering Storm: Where Lies The Hope?

Monday, April 04, 2011

ACN Guber Candidate, Akpanudoedehe Flown Out Of Abuja On ‘Orders From Above’

Attahiru Jega, Stop The Lies!

On 2011 General Elections: Duress and Undue Influence On Prof Attahiru Jega By President Jonathan And The Ruling Party PDP

UK High Court Orders Rogue Banker, Erastus Akingbola, To Surrender £68 Million Loot To Intercontinental Bank

Malcolm Fabiyi & The FCT Senate Seat: Plucking Our Future From Mediocrity’s Grasp

Sunday, April 03, 2011

VIDEO: ACN Senate Candidate, Remi Tinubu, Claims "Imposition Issue" Is Resolved

Who Is Afraid Of Masaba And His 86 Wives?

Ibori Latest UPDATED: UAE Seizes His Passport; UK Sources Say Extradition Still On Course

Buhari's Many Faces: Right Of Reply

INEC Reschedules 2011 General Elections

Again, INEC Postpones Parliamentary Elections Till Saturday April 9 2011-UPDATED

Again, INEC Postpones Parliamentary Elections Till Saturday April 9 2011

PDP Was Losing Cancelled Parliamentary Election, Embarrassingly, Some Numbers Show

Again, INEC Postpones Parliamentary Elections Till Saturday April 9 2001

Ibori Latest: UAE Seizes His Passport; UK Sources Say Extradition Still On Course

Could Ribadu Be The Last Hope For Nigeria?

MOSOP Condemns Kidnap Of Hon. Deeyah Callous

Failed Parliamentary Election: Jega Must Resign By Stella Lebi

Buhari’s Many Faces By Julius Ogunro

Marshal Ibarbira : Another Casualty From Election Related Violence

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Elections, Nigeria And “The Handwriting On The Wall” By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD.

Prof Jega, What Really Happened?

Me Step Down? Never! - Ribadu

Ibori “Released” ; May Return To Nigeria

Opposition Political Parties Reject April 4 For NASS Election; Jonathan, IBB Plead For Understanding

Revolution As Solution To The Nigerian Predicament

Nigeria's Human Rights Commission Director Tells Jega To Resign

PHOTONEWS: Failed Parliamentary Elections April 2011

Jega’s Wobbly Start And Our Huge Expectations

A Country Of Morons? – By Gihan Mbelu

Nigeria's Parliamentary Election Postponed Due To Massive Logistics Failure

Beyond The 2011 Elections

Nigeria's Parliamentary Election Postponed Due To Massibve Logistic Failure

Failed Parliamentary Election: Jonathan Leaves Bayelsa For Abuja

BREAKING NEWS: INEC Cancels Elections In Edo, Taraba, Ekiti, Rivers states... More States To Be Cancelled

​April Polls: UNDP, Institute Establish Media Centres for Journalists

PHOTONEWS: Parliamentary Elections April 2011

Consider Yourself Warned!

Why Nigerians Should Reject President Jonathan At The Polls

Parliamentary Election Day In Nigeria-Live Updates!

Friday, April 01, 2011

Nigerian Politicians Must Stop Election Chaos-Amnesty International

CPC's Press Conference On The Counter-Acting Order By NSA On INEC's Directive On The Election

Report Yourself On Election Day!

Fellow Nigerians - As You Go To The Polls

Reflections The Night Before

$100,000 A Month In Salary & Allowances: A National Assembly Election For The Spoils Of Office

Re: Rivers Action Congress Of Nigeria(ACN) False Accusation Against Governor Amaechi And The Peoples Democractic Party(PDP) In Rivers State

Opposition Candidate, Udoedeghe’s Whereabouts Unknown; Police Arraign 41 ACN Members For Treason

“Hafiz Ringim Is A PDP Hatchet Man, He Must Go!”, Lagos ACN Insists

A Brewing Civil War? – By Gihan Mbelu

PDP's Solid Winning Machine And The Latest Obasanjo/Ohakim Tango

2011 Elections: SERAP Urges Voters To Reject Corrupt Politicians

Thursday, March 31, 2011

UK-based Nigerian Pastor, Dr. Odulele, Sentenced To 8 months In Prison for Sexual Assault Charges

Why The Dutch Authorities Wants To Silence Me-Sunny Ofehe

Cameroon Soccer Star Samuel Eto'o Lashes Out At Reporter