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Sahara Reporters Archive for July 2011Rss

Saturday, July 30, 2011

The Problems Growing Democracy In West Africa By Scott A Morgan

Tale of Two Black Cities (I)

Dr. Damages Show On SaharaTV

Friday, July 29, 2011

IG Ringim Silent As DPO Chukwu Remains In Hiding

PHOTONEWS: Six Politicians Found Unconscious, Rescued

Goodluck Jonathan And His Goose Chase

That Tenure Elongation By Oritsejemite Olanrewaju

Why Education Cannot Wait

Video: Seun Kuti Talks With SaharaReporters In New York

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Six Year Single Term For Nigerian President By Naiwu Osahon

The ACMIL Criticises Jonathan's Tenure Elongation Bill And Petitions For His Assets

NLC, TUC Carpet Federal Government For Violating Minimum Wage Agreement

Media Advocacy Group Petitions Government Over $18 billion Debt Relief

Osun Commissioner’s List Out-Osun Defender

PDP Appoints Baraje As Acting Chairman

Jonathan’s Six Year Tenure Constitutional Amendment Bid: Bad Time, Wrong Priority

Proposed Single Term Bill: Stay Alive Alternative To Political Euthanasia

PHOTONEWS: The Poor Condition of Oke-Aro/Matogun Roads In Ogun State

Faulting CBN’s Rationale For Daily Cash Withdrawal Limits By Ikechukwu A. Ogu

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Nigeria’s Electricity Act- How Could Anyone Realistically Expect Marginal Improvement From Anything So Obsolete

"Celebrate Brooklyn" Performer Dies On Flight To Native Nigeria

Who Killed Our Beloved Tola Spiff?

Police Killings In Eket: Vengeful Youths Kill Mobile Policewoman

President Jonathan's Single-Tenure Proposal Fraudulent, Self-Serving Says Action Congress Of Nigeria -NPO

Nigeria’s Electricity Act- How Anyone Could Realistically Expect Marginal Improvement From Anything So Obsolete.

Still On The Minimum Wage Awada

How Akingbola Stole £8.5m From Bank-PM News, Lagos

Nigeria, Where Thousands Fights Millions, Billions And Trillions

Gara Kayanka: A Clarion Call To Fellow Northerners

Opposition Parties Denounce Jonathan's Tenure Elongation Plot

Jonathan's Single-Term Proposal A Scam

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

EFCC Chairperson, Farida Waziri, Retired as Commissioner Of Police, Not AIG, Ringim Tells AGF Adoke

Reject Jonathan's Evil Plans

Single Six-Year Term Is Another Joke By Dr. Ken “SKC” Ogbonnia

Backdoor To Dictatorship

Jonathan To Seek Longer Term For President, Governors

NBA President Gives Mere Lip Service to Reforms, NBA Treasurer Reveals Lack Of Transparency

Boko Haram Kills District Head And His 9-Year Old Daughter In Maiduguri

PDP’s N99 Trn Food Imports And The Struggle To Eat

Monday, July 25, 2011

Playing Pranks With Population

Fela Lives Through Seun Kuti In Brooklyn, New York

The Patriots Forum Press Statement: The State Of Insecurity In The Federal Republic Of Nigeria

Nigeria Security Forces In Random Killing Following Bomb Blast-Amnesty International

Delta Governorship Re-run Latest: Ogboru Heads To Appeal Court

The Truth Nigerians Must Not Know – Part 1: Executive Stealing

Amnesty, SERAP, WARDC Want Pres Jonathan To Put Pressure On Gambia Over Rights Violations

Reno Omokri: Redefining Desperation

Ojukwu On Life Support Machine, Condition Now Too Bad-PM News, Lagos

Tribunal Upholds Uduaghan's Rerun Election Victory In Delta

VIDEO: How I Found Ikemba Nnewi Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu In London

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Khan Accuser Speaks Out - "I Want Him To Go To Jail"

Stakeholders Strategic Session On State Of Corruption In Nigeria Organised By HEDA Resource Centre, CDHR, WARDC, PJ, CAC, SERAP

FOI Act: Why States Should Not Step Back Into The Dark—AI Lawyer

Should It Be Islamic Or Non-Interest Bank-ing?

Islamic Banking Will Break-Up Nigeria By Naiwu Osahon

Bringing Ibori To Justice

CNPP Endorses Bill For True Federalism

Sanusi’s Islamic Banking: The Untold Truth!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

The Republican Position On Debt Ceiling Could Put America At The Brink Of Fiscal Calamity

Death Toll At Oslo Attacks Rises To 92-EJP

Maiduguri Neighborhood In A Lockdown As JTF And Boko Haram Bomb Engage In Firefight

Amy Winehouse Found Dead- TMZ

Rochas Quaint Monarchical Bent And The Fourth Tier Concept

Friday, July 22, 2011

Falana Writes FERMA Demanding For Information On Disbursement Of Fuel Levy Collected By FERMA Since 2007

MOSOP Statement On Another Land Seizure In Ogoniland

"We Will Cease Fire For Ramadan", Says Boko Haram In Letter Received By Desert Herald

CPC Questions PDP’s Appeal of Election Petition Tribunal Ruling

UK Court Adjourns Till September As Supporters and Critics Battle Outside Courthouse

Governor Fayemi's US Townhall Meeting

Nigerian Human Rights Activists Launches Gambia Day Of Action-Photos and Communique

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Still On Infrastructure Deficits (2)

Kidnappers Release AG’s Wife – No Word On Ransom Demand

Former IG Okiro Ordered To Pay N50 Million Over Shady Land Deals

Changing Perceptions As Nigerian’s Milestone.

The Local Governments And Nigeria’s Fiscal Policy

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Detonates A Bomb In Maiduguri

Justice To Decide Monday The Fate Of Sitting Delta State Governor Facing Election Fraud Challenge

Ogun Gov Swears-in Commissioners, Advisers Including Hafsat Abiola-Costello, Olaokun Soyinka And Wemimo Ogunde

Delta Election Petition Tribunal Rejects Federal High Court Ruling On Ogboru

Body Of Drowned Lagos PDP Chieftain Recovered-Vanguard Newspaper

Curbing Armed Violence In Nigeria

Goodluck Jonathan’s Tenure Elongation Gambit

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Jonathan Now That You Have A Shoe, Where Are You Going?

Two Months After Leaving Office, Ex-Governor Saraki Still Lives in Kwara Government House

“Mandela At 93” Draws Capacity Crowd At New York Africa Center

Boko Haram: Ineptitude, Double Standard Fuel Crises

Desperate Measure To Arrest Election Tribunal Ruling In Delta State As Federal Judge Disqualifies Great Ogboru In Suit Brought By PDP

ASUU Raises Alarm Over Safety Of University of Uyo Colleague, Prof Des Wilson

INEC Drops 13 State Resident Electoral Commissioners, Including Six Notorious Ones

Of Minimum Wages And Deflected Maximum Rage

When Criminals Rule, The People Perish

PHOTONEWS: Nigeria's Proposed Workers Strike Waiting Game

PHOTONEWS: The Akwa Ibom Bridge To No Where

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Governor Peter Obi: What Went Wrong?

Nigeria Labour Congress Suspends Proposed Strike Action

Discourse 323: A Day With Fukuyama

Eket Youths Humiliate Akwa Ibom Police Boss As They Continue Police Killing Of Innocent Vigilante

Still Nigeria Arises

Why The President Should Act Urgently To End Suswam’s Reign Of Terror In Benue

Minimum Wage: NECA’s Double Standard Condemnable!-NLC

Religious Las Vegas V: The Propaganda Of Intimidation

Summary Of EFCC’s Response To Bankole’s Request To Disqualify Festus Keyamo As The Prosecutor In The Criminal Charge Against Him

Let Us Reform Or Disband This NTA.

A Nation Adrift In Her Stolen Past.

Activist Hackers Shut Down Nigerian Federal Aviation Website Over Extortion Of Air Passengers

Benue Tribunal Denies Suswam Motion To Stop Election Fraud Inquiry

PDP Stalwart And Ministerial Nominee Drowns In The Lagos Lagoon, Body Yet To Be Recovered -P.M.NEWS, Lagos

Sanusi Lamido and Islamic Banking

Monday, July 18, 2011

PHOTONEWS: Multiple Accidents Kill 32 In Abuja

On Negotiations With Boko Haram

Freedom Of Information Lawsuit: EFCC Ordered To Substantiate N52m Allegation Against CDHR

Judicial Scam As Akwa Ibom Tribunal Dismisses Election Petition Against Akpabio

As Police Kill Vigilante, Eket Youths, Police, Clash In A/Ibom

Wife of Edo State Attorney General Kidnapped

Doesn’t It Really Bother You?

ICPC Raises Alarm Over Open Malpractices In May/June Exams

A’Ibom Insecurity: Former First Lady, Imo Isemin, Kidnapped And Rescued

Money Laundering: Group Sues EFCC Over First Lady Patience Jonathan's $13 Million Fraud

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Playing Maradona With Statistics By Jideofor Adibe

Reuben Abati: From Government Critic To Apologist

Igboland-An Eternal Trip To Golgotha

The Riff Song On The Incompetence Of Nigeria’s State Security Service, National Security Adviser And The Police

Post Election Violence: Buhari Threatens To Sue Reuben Abati For Libel

Akunyili Vs Ngige: Counsel Ill-health Aborts Tribunal Hearing

Borno Governor Admits Army Boko Haram Excesses-BBC

CNPP Demands Action from Jonathan Says No Time For Probation

Delta Re-run Election: INEC Fails To Identify Ballot Papers

Celebrate Brooklyn, Celebrate Nigeria By Osahon Akpata

Lending Nigeria And South Africa To The Arab Spring

Boko Haram, An Advanced Almajiri

“Koboko Culture”: The Militarisation Of The Nigerian Polity And Society By Dr Usman A. Tar

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Governors Bow To Labour, Agree To Pay 18000 Naira New Minimum Wage

Friday, July 15, 2011

Stop The Bloodbath Now! -A Petition By Concerned Citizens Jonathan

CPC Senator Released; Supporters Foil Police Re-arrest Plot

Dr Abati: It’s Hard To Say Goodbye – By Philips Akpoviri

Multiple Bombs Explode In Maiduguri As Fleeing Residents Die In Auto Accidents

Don't Try To Be Like Wole Soyinka!

Return Of Boro’s Ghost As Militants Demand Republic Of Niger Delta-NDLF

Still On Infrastructure Deficits (1) By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Borno Elders Join Call On FG To Withdraw JTF

Et Tu - See Ebele Play Us Wayo

Libya: ICC Considers Petition Against NATO And AU members

The Commentator’s Burden By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu

Senegalese Authorities Impound Arik Airline Plane

Kudirat Abiola's Murder: Rabo Lawal Freed, Court Orders Continued Trial Of Al Mustapha And Shofolahan-PM News, Lagos

Boko Haram: Angry MEND Blasts President Jonathan Over ‘Double Standards’

7-Year Tenure For President & Governors In Nigeria-A Poor Reflection On The Order Of Priority Of President Jonathan

Third Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture Series

Only Interest-free Naira Will Grow Nigeria

CPC Floors Jonathan, PDP, At The Presidential Tribunal

Spitting, Prayers And The Spread Of Diseases By Leo Igwe

Anambra 2010 Governorship Election: Appeal Court Orders Fresh Trial Of Ngige Petition

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Police Collude with PDP To Arrest CPC Senator

Wole Soyinka At 77: Building Democratic Local Governance In The Imperatives

Akpabio Swears In Kidnap coordinator Assam Assam (SAN), Others

After South Sudan Who Will Become Independent?

Ex-Governor Nyame's N1.3 Billion Fraud Trial: Permanent Secretary Reveals How N450 Million Was Paid For A N16 million Contract

Closed RCCG Accounts: HSBC Apologizes For "Any Misunderstanding"

Murder Trial Of Police officers Involved In the Killing Of Boko Haram Leader Commence In Abuja

Gov. Peter Obi And Bianca Abandon Ikemba In England

Mr. President, Lead This Country!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Nigerians Jailed After First Phishing Fraud Prosecution In The UK-Mirror, UK

In Liberia, Silencing Press Critics Through Libel Lawsuits-CPJ Blogs

Leading In The 21st Century - Grooming The Next-Generation Of Leaders

Boko Haram Militants Engage In Fierce Gun Battle Against JTF As Another Bomb Explodes In Maiduguri

Religious Las Vegas IV: The Fiery Gangsterism

Witness Reveals How Former Governor Nyame Forced Him To Pay Bogus Contractor

Brutalized Wife Of The Deposed Deji Of Akure Dies

Get JTF Out Of Here, Borno Citizens Urge FG, As Maiduguri Residents Flee In Droves

Sex Workers Advocate For Decriminalization Of Their Profession In Nigeria

Who Will Tell The Men And Women Of God? By Anthony A Kila

Do We Really Need A Nigerian President Of Igbo Extraction

The Election Report That Got Governor Akpabio Mad

Post-Election Situation in Benue State-An Open Letter to President Goodluck Jonathan

The Banana Barracks And Ogoni Generation Next

There Is A Boko Haram In Us

Human Rights Watch Urges Obama To Prosecute Bush, Cheney and Other Top Former Officials For Torture

HSBC Bank Closes Accounts Of Redeem Xtian Church In New York-Empowered Newswire

Bomb Explosion Rocks Niger State-NAN

President Jonathan’s From Third World to First!

Somebody Should Tell Jonathan…

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Strikes Again With Two Bombs In Maiduguri

Which Path, South Sudan Or Somalia? By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD.

Challenges Of People-centred Regional Integration: The ECOWAS Model

Nigeria Police: Comprehensive Restructuring Is A Desideratum

Between EFCC/ICPC And Adoke’s Irresponsible Utterances

Monday, July 11, 2011

The Soothing Democratic Tsunami In The Gateway State: ‘Omo Ogun Ise Ya’

Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala Will Step On Big Toes By Sunday Njokede

Professor Goes Into Hiding To Escape Governor Akpabio’s Hounds

University Of Maiduguri Shut Down As Boko Haram-Linked Killings Increase

Jonathan Assigns Portfolio To 31 Ministers, Creates New Ministries, Redeploys Minister Of Transport

VIDEO: How Lagos Went Underwater

PHOTONEWS: How Lagos Went Underwater

BREAKING NEWS: University Of Maiduguri Shut Down Indefintely Over Boko Haram Insurgency

Boko Haram Bombs "Prostitutes Rendezvous" In Kaduna

Boko Haram-God On Our Side

David Mark And Progressive ACN Senators By E. C. Ejiogu

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Photonews: Lagos Goes "Under Water"

PHOTONEWS: The Scene Of The Bomb Blast At The All Christian Fellowship Mission Suleja

‘Clean Nigeria Campaign’ Again Challenges Jonathan To Declare Assets

Bomb Blast In Suleija Niger State Kills Three

Boko Haram Explodes Several Bombs In Less Than 24 Hours, Military Task Force Defuse Bomb Carried By A 10-Year Old Boy

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Excogitative Deconstruction Of The Discourse Dynamics Of The Controverted Non-Interest Banking And The Islamicizing Controversy

Our Turn Will Come By E. C. Ejiogu

ACN’s Sad Story

Chase Bank Had A Nigerian Man Jailed Over Check They Issued Him-Huffington Post

Indigent Student Wins N34.4m Scholarship To Study In MIT, US-Punch Newspaper

A Nigerian Deportee From Austria, Turned To A Punching Bag

Re: Suswam Escapes Attack By Armed Men

Friday, July 08, 2011

Jonathan Achieving His Goals Within A Time Frame Remains The Real Challenge

Boko Haram Attacks Bank And Divisional Police HQ In Bauchi

Dismantle Nigeria Because Of Boko Haram? Shame On The Disciples Of Doom

Nigerian Judge Sentences Chinese And Taiwanese Cocaine Smugglers To 30 Years In Prison-PM News, Lagos

Niger Delta Group In London Plans Rally In Support of Ibori’s Fraud Trial

Peter Obi-An Unpleasant Surprise

The Politics Of Reconciliation In Kwara By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu

House Of Reps To Consider And Adopt Transparency Principles

Photonews:On The March Again- Remembering President MKO Abiola 13 Years Later

Nigerian Bishops And Islamic Banking, Plus The Missing Link By Aliyu U. Tilde

Nigeria's Infrastructure Deficits And Our Future By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Nigeria's New FOI Law Brings Celebration, Challenges

Debate Gets Serious Over Spoof Request For Nigerian President Jonathan’s IQ

UNCAC Coalition Calls On Kenya To Investigate Attack On Kenyan Anti-Corruption Activists

July 7 1998 On My Mind

Anambra State: Governor Obi’s Administration Tilting To A Failure

Former Speaker Bankole Vs. EFCC: Summary Of EFCC's Response To Bankole's Objection To His Fraud Trial

Religious Las Vegas III: The Hypocrisy Of Greed

Bankole Saga And The Tears Of A Nation

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Ministerial Screening: Of Mumu Senators And Imbecile Ministers

Oghiadomhe retained As Chief Of Staff, Abati, Oronto, Sarah Jubril Make Jonathan's 20 Aides List

Al-Makura And Signs Of Things To Come By Ibrahim Aliyu

Boko Haram Raids Police Armoury In Bauchi State As Authorities Declare Seven Soldiers Dead In Maiduguri Explosion

Africa Is Leaving Nigeria Behind!



When The Devil Speaks The Truth: El-Rufai And Nigerian Critics

Islamic Banking: Campaign Of A CBN Governor Or Kano Prince

Nigerian Activist Hackers Take Down Nigerian Army Website

Nigeria's Maiduguri City Rocked By Explosion-BBC

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Guineans Fuming Over Press Treatment Of Attempted Rape Victim

Chief Imam Of The Central Bank Of Nigeria (Part II)

Jonathan Sends Troops To Somalia While Nigerians Battle Islamists At Home

Boko Haram: Borno State Citizens Appeal To Jonathan

Buhari’s Biggest Burden

Boko Haram Takes More Victims In Latest Bloody Assault

Lagos Police Parades The Man Who Stabbed His Banker Wife To Death-PM News, Lagos

Cozying Up To Another African Dictator?

ICC Urged To Extend Libya Investigation To NATO And AU Members

The President, Yet To Declare His Assets

Minimum Account Balance: UBA To Migrate Customers To Other Platforms

A Voice For The Restitution Of Civic Education In Nigeria

Monday, July 04, 2011

I Hope Reuben Abati Does Not Become Another Ebino Topsy?

Jonathan Assigns Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi To Ministry Of Aviation

The National Shame Called Mile Two-Apapa Expressway

Photonews: SSS Displays Undetonated Bombs From Kaduna

PHOTONEWS: Search For Boko Haram Locks Down Abuja

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Delta Election Rerun: Tribunal Dismisses Gov. Uduaghan’s application; Will Hear Ogboru’s Petition

America’s “Exceptionalism”: Food For Thought As America Celebrates Another Anniversary Of July 4th

Re: What Nigerians Pay The FG by Nasir El-Rufai: My Right of Reply

The Road to Okigwe (1): A Tropical Nonsense

Boko Haram Kills Local Govt Caretaker Chairman for Jere LGA and 7 Others In Borno

Daughter Of INEC Electoral Commissioner, Aniedi Ikiowak, Released By Kidnappers

One United Nigeria, Indivisible, Indisolvable, And Indestructible, Is Marching On

Fellow Nigerians, Evil Days Are Here

I Too Believed In Jonathan By Olaitan Ladipo

Saturday, July 02, 2011

Jonathan Swears In New Cabinet Members With Many Of The Same Faces back To Their Old Stomping Grounds

Finally SSS Releases El Rufai From Detention

Pedestrian Progressives And The Lonely Iroko

SSS To Release El Rufai Tonight; May Drop Charges

Presidential Spokesman Ima Niboro Fired By Jonathan; Abati Set To Replace Him

National Security: Army And Police Roles Are Quite Different

Jonathan Swears In New Cabinet Members With Many Of The Same Faces back To Old Stomping Ground

Ima Niboro Fired!

Test of FOI Law: Good Governance Groups Request Letters By Which EFCC Cleared Former Governors From Farida Waziri

" What Nigerians Pay The Federal Government" -The Opinion Piece That Got El Rufai Into Trouble With Jonathan

AGF: EFCC & ICPC See No Evil- Do No Evil- Loot No Evil

El Rufai To Face Sedition Charges Over Article On Nigeria’s Defence Spending

Terrorist Banking – The Dangers of Stereotypes

SSS Arrests El Rufai At The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Over Post Election Presentation In London

Friday, July 01, 2011

He Is Our Brother By Salisu Suleiman

Strauss-Kahn Is Released As Rape Case Nears Collapse-New York Times

Electricity: If Tariff Is High, Try Generators

Is Democracy In Danger In Africa?

Paying More For Less: Nigeria Electricity Tariffs Rise Abruptly, Effective Today

Another look at the Niger Delta Amnesty Program By Uche Igwe

Official Family Obituary Announcement: Christy Essien Igbokwe Passes On

What Nigerians Pay The Federal Government

New Leaked Document Reveals HSBC Held $1.4bn Of Libyan Funds

Seun Noibi, Chicago Based Jetliner Stowaway Has A Twisted Story