Sahara Reporters Archive for December 2009

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The end of another decade for the lost generation

Layers of illegality: Rogue Chief Justice, Katsina-Alu, sworn in

NTA Contract Saga: The Underlying Questions

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Terror trip: How Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab slipped through holes in Security

Swearing in of new chief justice by outgoing chief justice: a clear case of illegality in the making

This Decay Can Inflict Poetic Justice, Alhaji (Dr.) Mutallab

Monday, December 28, 2009

The Voice of Mutallab, the Hands of the Dead

How babangida killed maryam

Yar'dua to sign the 2009 budget?

Mr. President, for God & country, please resign.

Nigeria’s terrorism notoriety

Mr. President, for God & country, please resign

Mutallab Family Statement On The Arrest of Their Son For Terrorism

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Beyond the Nigerian Terrorist Bomber

Obituary: Maryam Babangida

Agenda for President Jonathan

Beyond the tears for Mrs. Maryam Babangida

Former first lady, Maryam Babangida is dead!

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Goodluck Jonathan takeover: Yar'Adua kitchen cabinet digs in heels

Northwest Airlines bomber is son of prominent Nigerian, banker Dr. Muttallab

Northwest flight 253 leg-bomber is son of Dr.Umaru Abdul Muttalab, former First Bank chairman from Yar’adua’s home state, Katsina

Friday, December 25, 2009

Nigerian,Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, allegedly tried to ignite powder on Northwest flight-MSNBC

PERCEPTOR-5 Questions on ... The Return of the First Lady

Yar’Adua and Nollywood: a Brotherhood of Mediocrity

The Three Liabilities of 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Nigeria’s governance from everywhere, anywhere or nowhere

Fallacies of an illness

Yar'adua and hypotension-A medical blog on Yar'adua's condition

Text of Justice Marcel Awokulehin's $5 million-dollar "Kangaroo ruling" that discharged Ibori of 170-count charges of corruption, stealing and abuse of office

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Yar’adua’s group considers a coup to stop Jonathan’s ascension to power, Sickly Nigerian leader not returning to Nigeria in 2009

In broad daylight: Ibori 419s $1.5 million from PDP "Elders"

30 days after Yar'adua went AWOL: Sick Nigeria leader faces court action to oust him-BBC News

Ibori Verdict: How EFCC Deliberately Boggled The prosecution

Umaru Yar'Adua & his Political Marabouts

DA calls for correction of the errors committed in respect of the illness of Yar’adua

Message to Nigerian students

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Uyo ThisDay “Peace” Concert Ends In “Disaster”

NLF decries British MP Tony Baldry interference in Ibori's case in London

Monday, December 21, 2009

Money no loss?

Ibori’s Pyrrhic Victory in Asaba is Without Prejudice to the Case against Him and His Associates in London

Obasanjo’s mess, Nigeria’s mayhem

Re-Averting a grave constitutional crisis: An open letter to the FEC

Sunday, December 20, 2009

G-53 gives one week ultimatum over Yar'adua

Averting a grave constitutional crisis: An open letter to the FEC

President Yar'adua cannot rule Nigeria while on sick bed-Falana

Friday, December 18, 2009

For Ibori's prosecution Aondoakaa must resign

Fighting Corruption with Hometown Outrage

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Ibori: This Judgement Can’t Stand – EFCC

“Operation Zuma”: Kangaroo Court frees Ibori!

Yar'adua's health: nigerians must know the truth

Bail Denied: Court of Appeal orders Bode George to complete his prison sentence

Federal Kangaroo High Court of Asaba discharges and acquits James Ibori

The Yar'Adua Presidency Saga - and Whether the Nation is Really Stuck

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

The Conspiracy Theory

Why Gov. Peter Obi is a Disappointment

To Jonathan Goodluck: Response from the Moon

Human rights violations and breach of contract: Skye Bank, The Nation newspaper, dragged to court in New York

Court of Appeal stops Soludo's candidacy again

Yar’adua won’t return anytime soon, but his inner circle moves to retain power

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Bafarawa moves to stall trial

Infirmities and the Coming Chaos

Is this the kind of president in Jonathan Goodluck?

Falana asks court to declare Yar'adua's failure to hand over to Jonathan illegal

Fears of constitutional crisis with sick Nigerian leader-BBC News, Lagos

The Naked Gods of Unillorin

Monday, December 14, 2009

CACOL files fresh petition against Ibori's "Kangaroo judge" and the former chief judge of the federal high court

Prayer as weapon of distraction

Anambra 2010 as window to 2011

Re: seven reasons why Jonathan should resign: hand of Esau, voice of Jacob: A rejoinder by Dr. Natein Ndutimi.

Scrap Aso Rock today!

Governor Oshimhole: Political Mr. Bombastic Cum Prayer Addict

6000 Megawatts of excuses: The Minister’s Cave

Sunday, December 13, 2009

In Defence of Kegiri, Dangote’s Amputee

Turai Yar’Adua orders gold and diamond removed from Aso Rock

A Nation in Crisis and the Urgency of National Reform-A communique from the Achebe Colloquium

Re-engineering Nigeria -Part 1

The Collapse of the University Idea: A Kenyan Experience

Saturday, December 12, 2009

How Ohakim loots Imo State-National Daily

Oil Spill ravages Mobil Host community at Qua Iboe field

Unpleasant Day for Emeka Ihedioha at the Achebe Colloquium

Friday, December 11, 2009

Yar’adua’s in-law booted out by Court of Appeal

Achebe conference on Nigeria kicks off in Providence, Rhode Island

The Nation Dangles as Yar’Adua Pines Away

El-Rufai, Stop Insulting Nigerians

Finally, Supreme Court reinstates 49 UNILORIN lecturers

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Professing Dangerously: the Road to Charles Soludo

Yar’adua: away from duty

News from Saudi Arabia-A blog on Yar'adua's condition

Akwa Ibom State: $3.1 million “Etuk money” spills bad blood within government

Turai Yar'Adua our modern day Imelda Marcos and Hillary Clinton Lesson by Kayode Ogundamisi

Yar’adua’s health: Amb. Aminchi’s impossible grammatical logic

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Three Masters of Nigerian Soccer: Okwaraji, Okocha, Kanu

Yar'adua's condition takes a bleak turn; his return uncertain

Yar’adua’s return gets more complicated as federal exco says they have no clue

Nuhu Ribadu wins first civil society anti-corruption defender award

Kill n' Go Amnesty International says police “kill at will”

Senator Ekweremadu's foot-in-the mouth disease

EFCC arrests Bafarawa

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Dr. Damages Reporting from Jeddah

YAR’ADUA; Like Abacha, like Boigny and Mobutu?

Seven reasons VP Goodluck Jonathan should resign

Critical observations on the state of the nation

Yar’Adua’s daughter in the US to have a baby, as father continues search for answers and political manipulators take over Nigeria.

CPJ’s annual prison census 2009: In Sub-Saharan Africa, 9 out of 10 detained without charge

Monday, December 07, 2009

Andy Uba in fresh bid to snatch Anambra governorship; he and Iwu fine-tune strategy

Yar’adua the snail and Yar adua the cheetah

God’s letter to Nigerians

Inspector General of Police, Ogbonaya Onovo and Governor Godswill Akpabio in $3.1million Money Laundering cover up

Peter Odili's perpetual injunction: Justice Buba queried by NJC

James Ibori: scheming for president ?

Can a dead man resign?

Revealed: Plot to murder anti-Yar'adua Katsina indigenes

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Ondo bye-election: Labour Party candidate wins, as rigging Senator is released by IG

Julius Berger and its N5 billion profit declaration

Saturday, December 05, 2009

The Psychobiography of Leadership: A Yaraduanalysis.

Rebranding Prof. Dora Akunyili

Our Oga Problem

Nigerian Senator arrested while snatching ballot boxes

Friday, December 04, 2009

When Nollywood tells our story

Lagos Court stops Omisore's re-election bid

Soludo’s governorship ambition stopped

Ribadu declared his assets in 2003 and 2008, Code of Conduct Tribunal admits

Daily Independent workers ultimatum to Ibori expires

Gbarale and The Chisco’s Deadly Squadron

Court stops Omisore's election

President Yar’adua resign? No way!

Perceptor on "Nigeria prays", Comrade Governor and Ibori's fiscal federalism

Federal Kangaroo Court of Asaba: Ibori's judge adjourns again.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Presidency: Saraki, Oshiomhole and James Ibori intensify war against Goodluck Jonathan

My prayer point for Yar’adua

Medical doctor detained on false weapon charges yet to retrieve international passport

Yar'adua’s return put off indefinitely, medical evacuation to Germany is scuttled

Update on Yaradua's Health

The Guardian is our ‘Newspaper of the Year’?

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Yar’Adua’s Obituary

Placing the nation first

“Sickness? What Sickness?” FEC says Yar’Adua fully in control

Violence against Women in the Internet as Amebo

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

EFCC arrest Linus Chidi Nwankwo, the accountant general of Ebonyi State

Prominent Nigerians call on Yar'adua to resign!

Monday, November 30, 2009

1914 to 2012: Nigeria And Her Predicaments

Dead or Alive: Frantic efforts to fly Yar'Adua "home" on Wednesday