Sahara Reporters Archive for January 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011

PDP Panel Disqualifies Omisore From Osun East Senatorial Election

Nigeria Gunmen Attack, Kill Police Officer; Police Kill 2 Boko Haram Suspects- Canadian Press

Egypt: Nigeria’s National Conscience Party Asks Mubarak To Resign

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Jega, Go To Plan 'B'

PHOTONEWS: Mubarak Must Go-Egyptians In The US Protest At The UN

The Annual State Of The Union Ritual In America

Shoot-At-Sight Order In Jos: Nigerian Soldiers Shoot At Protesting Students-Canadian Press

The New Nigeria Project: South Korea As A Veritable Model

Farida Waziri Is Meddling In Gombe State Politics Using Efcc As A Tool Of Intimidation- Sack Farida Waziri Now

MEND Condemns Niger Delta Appointments, Vows Total War On Oil Infrastructure

EFCC Executive Chairman,Farida Waziri : A Good Friend Of Ikedi Ohakim During His 419 Years

Friday, January 28, 2011

A Pessimistic Look At The Forth Coming Elections In Nigeria This Year

A Kidney For The Job

Jonathan Condemns Killing Of ANPP Gubernatorial Candidate

Dancing On The Brink: A Critical Book Review

New York-Based Nigerian Left For Dead In His BMW Car In Apparent Robbery

ANPP Governorship Candidate, Brother Of Governor, Among Six Shot Dead In Borno

ANPP Guber Candidate In Borno State, Alhaji Gubio Shot Dead In Maiduguri

Egyptians Flood The Streets, Defying Police And Calling For Regime Change-

Port Harcourt International Airport And Onne Sea Port Are Extortion Depots Of The South

Dancing On Yhe Brink: A Critical Book Review

The Great Nigerian Railway 100 Billion Naira Robbery And The Ooni Of Ife's Connection

Thursday, January 27, 2011

New Wave of Violence Leaves 200 Dead-HRW.Org

Photonews: Abuja Bomb Blasts-The Trial Of Charles Okah and Co

New Wave of Violence Leaves 200 Dead

Our Sufferings Transcend Tribalism

Resign Now! Ribadu Tells Jonathan

Tobechi Onwuhara: The King Of Home Equity Fraud-CNN

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Ominous Signs Arising in Uganda Regarding Elections

Photonews: ACN Senate Candidate Oluremi Tinubu Ways Of Campaigning

Senate Candidate Oluremi Tinubu Ways Of Campaigning

ACN/CPC Merger Talks: No Deal

Jonathan Appoints Ojukwu's Wife, Bianca, As Special Assistant

The Problem With Our Appointment Systems In Nigeria

A Ride On The Deportation Plane

How Not To Register Voters

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

INEC Boss Threatens To Resign-- P.M. NEWS, Nigeria

The Emperor Has No Clothes

Shell Accused Over Misleading Figures On Nigeria Oil Spills

Time To Amalgamate Northern And Southern Nigeria

Monday, January 24, 2011

Re: “Surgical Operation” In Cote d’Ivoire: The Worst-case Scenario?- Open Letter To The African Heads Of State

Goodluck Jonathan Gets The PDP Nomination

Nigeria’s Energy Cry-Seas

ICPC Drags Adamawa’s SSG To Court For Corruption

Loot Recovery: Dilemma Of Democracy

Where Are the Oppositions?

Wikileaks On Shell's Ann Pickard Says Turai, Tanimu and NNPC GMD Yar'adua Were Collecting Bribes From Oil Lifting Contracts

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Colonized R Us

Wikileaks Discloses Yar'adua's Kidney Transplant Information; Confirms Abba Ruma As Organ Donor

Wikileaks Reveals Governor Saraki's Key Role During Yar'adua's Hospitalization And How Nigerian Governors Took Control Of EFCC

Wikileaks Reveals History Of Umaru Yar'adua's Illness, His Ties To Julius Berger, and How He Diverted Katsina Funds

Knights of St. John Urge Catholics To Obtain Voters’ Cards

UN Human Rights Chief Demands Justice For Victims Of Jos violence

Nigeria’s And Its Energy Cry-Seas

On INEC's DDC Machines Failure

Wikileaks Reveals Cable Stating History Of Yar'adua's Illness, Julius Berger and How He Diverted Katsina Funds

Wikileaks Reveal Governor Saraki's Position On Yar'adua's Health And How Nigerian Governors Took Control Of EFCC

Wikileaks Reveal Governor Saraki's Position On Yar'adua's Health And How The Governors Took Control Of EFCC

Wikileaks On Yar'adua's Health Reveals Kidney Transplant Information And That Abba Ruma Donated A Kidney

Saturday, January 22, 2011

The Inside Story Of The ACN/CPC Alliance Talks Collapse

ACN, CPC-An Unholy Alliance

PDP Presidential Primary: Dollar And Doping Are Allowed

South African Police Raid On Home Of Henry Okah's Wife Turns Deadly

PHOTONEWS: The Trials And Travails Of PDP "Brother" Bode George

The Fraud In ACN

Friday, January 21, 2011

PETITION: Okpe PDP Constituency-Chief Sherrif Oborovwori Lied Under Oath

Robbers Blow Up Bank Vault With Dynamite; Hotelier, Soldier Killed-PM News

Day 6 Of Voters Registration: ICPC Volunteer Force Apprehends Political Agent With List Of Registered Voters

Breaking News: Court Dismisses Bode George's Appeal

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Hello! Jos On The line!

As Governor Obi Embarks On Auto Bonanza And Bribery, Anambra Courts And University Groan Over Lack Of Funds And Government Neglect

Ndibe Stopped Again At Lagos Airport; His Name Still On Nigeria's 'Enemy List'

Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Simplest Way To Choose Our Leaders

Day 5: Party Agents In Lagos Hijack INEC Register, Steal Personal Information

Getting The Nigerian Democracy Right, A Response To Chief Bisi Akande On The Imposition Of Candidates

What Is A Vote?

It’s Time To Participate

Ojukwu “Doing Very Well,” Says Governor Obi

The ACN Democratic Rape Guards: "Agbako" In Yorubaland And Chief Bisi Akande's Satanic Verses By Kayode Ogundamisi

Unity Of Purpose

Halliburton Scam: UK High Court Refuses To Block Jeffrey Tesler's Extradition To The US-BBC

Africa Roundtable On The Crisis In Ivory Coast

Air lift Nigerians from Ivory Coast, HURIWA Urges F.G

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Voter Registration Day 4: INEC DDC Machine Stolen-PM NEWS, Lagos

INEC is a Failure, Says Youth Leader

Nigeria’s Nations And Politics: Has Jonathan Become A Beached Whale?

NCP Drags Federal Government To Court Over Closure Of Schools

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

N’ Delta: FG, NNPC Can Be Sued But Not Shell, ELF, Chevron, & Total, Rules ECOWAS Court

MEND Issues A Disclaimer

The House Tinubu Built

Atiku Denies Hand In Nwodo’s Fall

MEND Promises “Ferocious Attack” On Nigerian Oil Industry

National Executive Committee Of PDP Expels Nwodo And Then He "Resigns"

National Executive Committee Of PDP Expels Nwodo

Monday, January 17, 2011

“Uprising” Against Pro-Jonathan Northern Governors

Rethinking Foreign Remittances: A Rejoinder

Internet Powers Tunisian Protests-VOA

Photonews: Voters Registration in Nigeria-Day 3

The Fall Of A Dictator- A Mohamed Bouazizi Revolution

ATIKUlating A National Irritant

Election Robbery In Edo State: A Candidate Cry For Quick Intervention By ACN Leaders And INEC

Jega: When Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Nigeria 2011 Candidates: On Your Marks, Set, …Wait

GEJ Victory Is For The North And Northeners

Did You Know A Better Nigeria?

Perceptor:Dame Patience Goodluck’s Grammar, Boko Haram And Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Laugh

Nigeria’s Promise, Africa’s Hope By Chinua Achebe-NEW YORK TIMES

2011 Presidency: What If The Contest Begins With A Wrestling Match Between Jonathan And Ribadu In Public, Then The Debates?

Akinjide Is Living In The Past, Ribadu

ANPP Picks Kano Gov. Ibrahim Shekaru As Presidential Flagbearer

Before The Next Bombing

CNPP Slams Jega For Conducting Voters Registration Kick-off In Jonathan's Hometown

Photonews: INEC Registration Of Voters-Day 2

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Urgent Call On Jega And the INEC On The Voter's Registration

INEC Registration Of Voters Commences In Nigeria-Live Citizen Reports

Friday, January 14, 2011

Goodluck Jonathan: PDP’s Candidate; Not Mine

On The Assassination Of Comrade Chidi Nwosu: Nigerians In Diaspora Ask For Justice

Threat To Life Of Prince Akpan Ikim In Akwa Ibom State: A Petition Against Messrs Don Etim, Uyoh Nathaniel Alias Alhaji Or Baba One And Godswill Friday Nkamiang Alias Iniobong Or Placids

The Home Truth

PHOTONEWS: Delta Rerun Destruction Of Election Evidence By INEC

Delta Rerun Destruction Of Election Evidence By INEC

Revolution In Tunisia: Tunisian Dictator Driven Out of Power By Popular Protests

President Jonathan’s Hollow Victory

FRIDAY ESSAY: The (Almost) Final Results Of PDP Presidential Primaries Of January 13, 2011 at Eagle Square, Abuja, Nigeria

Ribadu Wins ACN Presidential Nomination By Acclamation

Why The President Should Not Celebrate Yet

Youths Demand International (UN) Intervention in the Persistent Jos Crises

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Goodluck Jonathan Defeats Atiku In PDP Presidential Primary

Human Rights Defender Patrick Naagbanton Receives Death Threats

PDP Primaries Countdown: Live Streaming-Atiku Loses To Jonathan In Abia, Lagos And Home State, Adamawa

PDP Primaries Countdown: Atiku Loses To Jonathan In Abia, Lagos And Home State, Adamawa

PDP Primaries Countdown: Atiku Loses To Jonathan In Abia And Home State, Adamawa s

Dele Alake On ACN

Leo Igwe Regains Freedom: Brutalized by Akwa Ibom Police Command

Nigeria's Senate Majority Leader Teslim Folarin Discharged From Murder Trial To Vote At PDP Convention

PDP Presidential Primaries In Abuja Live

Asaba: The Sexual Predators' Paradise!

Doctors’ Strike And The Politics Of Devaluing Human Lives

Understanding And Tackling Poverty-Inflicted Diseases

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

2011 Elections In Light Of The Delta Rerun

Clampdown On Child Rights Activists In Akwa Ibom State: Leo Igwe Arrested By Police On the Orders Of Gov. Akpabio

Dele Momodu Emerges Presidential Candidate of NCP

UPDATED: PDP Chairman, Okwezilieze Nwodo, Removed From Office

UPDATED: PDP Chairman, Okwezilieze Nwodo, Removed

PDP Chairman, Okwezilieze Nwodo, Removed

Of Law, Facts And Logistics: The Judiciary And Election-Petitions

A Plea To Seven Ministers of God: We Need a Nigerian Christian Leadership Conference

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Jos Crisis - Bukuru Killings

TUESDAY THOT: On the Strange Detention of Prof. Okey Ndibe

PDP National Youth Leader, Muyiwa Collins, Is Dead

Jonathan And Atiku Face PDP Screening

Problems Line Up For Nigerian Election Delta State, Nigeria -CNN Report

Akpabio Arraigns Ikpe-Itauma, Child Rights Activist, Over Witchcraft Accusations

The Idea Of A Military Coup In Abuja Again? No! People, That Is Insanity!

The SSS Has Come Of Age! Lessons Learnt

Deconstructing The Nigerian

‘No university In Nigeria Is Standard’-Prof. Niyi Osundare

NNPC Or Oil Minister: Who Is Doing This To Nigeria?

Jos Crisis: Troops Deploy After 13 Reported Dead In Nigeria-AFP

Monday, January 10, 2011

Jesus Holiness

How Obasanjo Tried Stealing My Mandate For His Daughter-Lola Abiola-Edewor

Ribadu Threatens Court Action Against Goodluck/Sambo Over Copyright Infringement

SSS, Please Seize My Passport Too

Nigerians In The Diaspora Cautions ACN Leadership Over Unholy Alliances

Four Days To Voters’ Registration: INEC Staff Can’t Operate DDC Machines-PM News, Lagos

Open Letter To My Uncle- Senator Iyiola Omisore -Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation of Nigeria

PDP Primaries And Jonathan's Candidacy: Judge Rejects Anti-Jonathan Lawsuit

Ibori's Accomplices Plead Guilty In V-Mobile Shares Trial In London As UK Police Await His Transfer From Dubai

Statement Of Respect Nigerians Coalition On The Release Of The International Passports Of Prof Okey Ndibe By The State Security Service In Nigeria

Free Speech And Media Activism: Dangerous But Potent Deterrent To Official Corruption

Square Pegs v. Round Holes

International Passports Of US-based Nigerian Columnist Okey Ndibe Released

There Is Still Hope For Africa

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Okey Ndibe's Passport Seizure: A Test Of Our Predictable Elasticity

So, You Pass Your Neighbour? -Part 1

Delta State Election Re-Run: Dancing on Our Collective Will

Army Kills PDP Delegate in Eket, As House of Reps Spokesman, Eseme Eyibo And Senator Eme Ekaette, Loses In PDP Primaries

Okey Ndibe’s Arrest And The Nazification Of Nigeria

Jonathan, Obasanjo, Atiku, Ribadu, Ikimi : Call For The Release Of Okey Ndibe‘s Passports Now And Free Him!

Arrest And Seizure Of Okey Ndibe's International Passport: Are We Back To Tyranny?

Statement From Writers Without Borders on Nigerian Security's Arrest Of Dr. Okey Ndibe

Jonathan, Let Okey Ndibe Go

Stop The Harassment Of Prof. Okey Ndibe-NDLF And NPPID

The Baptism Of Professor Jega In Delta State

A Statement By RNC On The Arrest And Proposed Interrogation Of Prof Okey Ndibe By The SSS In Nigeria

“We Have Been Here Before”- Prof. Wole Soyinka On Okey Ndibe's Arrest And Seizure Of Passport

Saturday, January 08, 2011

Jonathan Government Arrests US -based Newspaper Columnist, Okey Ndibe, At Murtala Mohammed Airport In Lagos

Delta Re-Run Election: Lessons Not Learned-Special Post-Election Report By CEHRD

Delta Re-Run: The Stealing Of Ballots

Jos Crisis: 8 Dead In Latest Violence In Central Nigeria-AP

What Happens When The Government Behaves Like A Terrorist Entity

Friday, January 07, 2011

The Fall of Eleweomo And The Arrest Of Senator Teslim Folarin - Not All Animals Are Equal

Rethinking Foreign Remittances

VIDEO: Delta Re-Run: The Stealing Of Ballots

Bloodshed In Timi Alaibe's Hometown

INEC Gives Delta State Back To PDP's Uduaghan

INEC Declares Uduaghan Winner In 14 LGAS

Something Good Out of Jos

Ken Saro- Wiwa: Why Tony Anenih Should Apologise To Ogonis/Niger Delta?

`QUESTION TIME: Akala, Teslim and Eleweomo

Atiku Vs Jonathan On 2011 Budget: Politics Aside

South African High Court Denies Henry Okah Bail-AFP

Thursday, January 06, 2011

The Côte d’Ivoire Elections: Chronicle Of A Failure Foretold

UPDATED-Live Election Results/Collation Updates

Live Election Results/Collation Updates

Live Election Result /Collation Updates

Live Collation Updates

INEC Chairman, Jega, Speaks On Delta State Election Re-run

Desperate PDP In Bid To Rig Delta Governorship Poll

Photonews: Delta State Re-Run

Delta State Election Re-Run: Live Reports

UPDATED: Delta State Election Re-Run: Is It An Election Or INEC Scandal Unfolding-Field Reports

Delta State Election Re-Run: Is It An Election Or INEC Scandal Unfolding-Field Reports

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Like Father, Like Daughter: Iwu’s Daughter In Certificate Forgery Scandal-Leadership Newspaper

On The Truth About The Crisis In Ivory Coast And The Gathering Storm

Deltans To Jonathan: We Don’t Want Uduaghan

Photonews: The Militarization Of Akwa Ibom Elections

N500m Governors’ Contribution To Jonathan/Sambo Campaign: Indabawa Denies Writing Letter

Anti-Jonathan Imam Arrested For Gun Running-PM News, Lagos

How Virgin Atlantic 'Fright' Almost Stole Ngugi's Christmas

Another Warning Concerning Arik Airlines

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

‘Favorite President’ Funneled Millions To French Politicians-GIN

Jonathan “Extorts” Nigerian States of N500 million Each To Fuel Presidential Campaign

How Delta’s Controversial N20 Billion Loan Was Shared by Uduaghan, Obi, Macaulay, Ochei And Others

Delta Re-Run Election; Gloom Cloaks-Special Report By CEHRD

Desperate Women And Their Obscene Fashion

Minister Faults Jonathan's Comments On 2nd Abuja Bomb Blast

INEC Office In Delta State Razed-Channelstv

Jonathan Goodluck And PDP Presidential Primaries: Issues And The Probable Outcome

Nigeria's Senate Majority Leader Charged With Eleweomo's Murder

Nigeria's Senate Majority Leader Charged For Murder

Comedy Of Errors – Part 1

Monday, January 03, 2011

A Grand Atmosphere As Curtains Falls on Fela! On Broadway

Former Maryland Probation Officer Convicted For Illegally Exporting Guns And Ammunition To Nigeria

The Template For A Nigerian Revolution

Lagos Residents Protest Against Lekki Toll Fee

Partners International Foundation Releases Initial Assessment Report On The Proliferation of Improvised Explosive Devices in Nigeria

Of Prophesy, Questions And Answers

Ghana Is Not Nigeria!!!

Before ECOMOG Goes Into Cote D’Ivoire

Nigerian Boy Killed By Former NBA Player's Son

Yar’adua’s Son-in-Law In A Coma, Turai Moves To London

Sunday, January 02, 2011

Ribadu Refutes Media Reports On Buhari−Says Still In Race For Presidency

Hurried Squander Of Excess Crude Account Cause For Alarm-CNPP

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Jos bombings: Can We For Once Be Truthful?

Anxiety In Ribadu’s camp Over Ojukwu’s Ill-health

Abuja New Year Eve Bomb Blast, MEND Denies Involvement, Condemns Deliberate Attack On Civilians

Letter To Mr. President: Act Now Or Resign

2011 Elections: Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

"General" John Togo, The New Face Of The Niger Delta Insurgency, Speaks To SaharaReporters

Wishing All Our Readers, Commentators, Writers, Webmasters, Columnists And Citizen Reporters The Best Possible Year

Nigeria’s State Of Anarchy

PHOTONEWS: Abuja Bomb Blast On New Year's Eve

Friday, December 31, 2010

Postpone Delta State Governor’s Re-run Election: Respect Citizens Right to Vote

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