Sahara Reporters Archive for May 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011

Anyim Pius Anyim Named Secretary To Government of the Federation

Continued Stay Of Ministers In Their Offices Is Illegal- Keyamo

Extramarital Affairs And The Arnold Schwarzenegger's Wahala

Open Letter To President Jonathan About The Northern Youth

Goodluck Jonathan’s Billion-Naira Party

My Response To Aregbesola’s Lies By Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Continue Stay Of Ministers In Their Offices Is Illegal- Keyamo

There Is Still One More Inauguration To Do

The World Must Hear This: Evil In Lagos As Governor Fashola Was Inaugurated

Dictators’ Rain Dance

Bomb Blast In Zuba Near Abuja

Goodluck Jonathan: Too Much Of A Weak President To Fundamentally Change The Pdp And The Status Quo In Nigeria!

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Syria and The Recent Arab Awakening – A Unique Circumstance

Bomb Blast Hits Army Mammy Market In Bauchi

Inauguration Address By Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan Sworn-In Amidst Tight Security in Abuja, Mobile Phone Companies Made to Black-out Cell Phones

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Who Are The Igbo Leaders?

Engr. Ernest Ndukwe, No Sir

Akpabio's Scam Artist, Ata Ikiddeh, Never Interviewed Me About CRARN - Bassey Antia

Justice Delayed…?

Geopolitics, Globalization, And Terrorism

Letter To President Jonathan Goodluck: Who Killed Chief Bola Ige?

EFCC Discovers $1 billion In Speaker Bankole's Proxy Account In UBA, Jonathan Wades In To Halt His Arrest

A Transformation Agenda For Accelerating National Development

Re: Awareness On The Present Ongoing Issues Related To Nigerian High Comission’s Staff In Malaysia

President Jonathan’s Inaugural Speech: In Defence Of Corruption

An Open Letter to the Nigeria High Commission in Malaysia on the Increasing Rate of Crimes Allegedly Committed by Some Nigerians in Malaysia and on the Reports of the Alleged Unofficial Conduct of Some Staff of the Commission

President Should Make Rights a Priority-New Administration Should Address Violence, Corruption, And Impunity-HRW

Friday, May 27, 2011

Ohakim Hands Over Two Days Early, Plots Escape From Nigeria

Time Up For Sit-tight Leaders in Africa

Awareness On The Present Ongoing Issues Related To Nigerian High Commission Staff’s In Malaysia

Accident Disaster in Ibadan as Fuel Tanker Ignites Fire

Kenya Police Writes Nigerian Government Over Wife-Batterer Ambassador

PHOTONEWS: Nigerian Children Day In Lagos

Thursday, May 26, 2011

"The Youth Lunch With President Jonathan"-Give Me Sunlight By Feyi Fawehinmi

The Indefinite Incarceration Of Henry Okah And Hamza Al-Mustapha

Human Rights Groups Slighted By U.N. Chief In First Visit To Nigeria

We Were Never Involved In "The Youth Lunch With Mr President"

Nigerian Student’s $23,000 e8 Scholarship In Jeopardy Over Upkeep Money

Jonathan Cancels G8 Appearance

Forgery And Perjury: Petitioners Call For Investigation And Prosecution Of Ogun State Governor-Elect, Senator Amosun

When Democracy Insults

Re: SaharaReporters Story on President’s Lunch With The Youth

NDDC Website Hacked By NaijaCyberHacktivists To Protest N1 billion Inauguration Spending

Pastors, Jets And Modesty

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

AGF Files Forgery And Perjury Charges Against Senator Igbeke

2011 NASS Budget Manipulation And N10 Billion Bankole Loan: Falana Petitions FRC

AGF File Forgery / Perjury Charges Against Anambra Senator, Alphonsus Igbeke

Killer Soldiers: How Soldiers Executed DPO, DCO, Others-Army Authorities Arrest Barrack Commandant-Vanguard Newspaper, Lagos

Rita Dominic's "Speech" At The Presidential Lunch

The Bukola Saraki Years In Kwara State

Memo To The 22-Man Violence Probe Panel

Federal Scholars Owed For 5 Months Now

Steve Ugbah: US Media Excited About Benue State Governorship Candidate's Ordeal

Gov. Akpabio’s Armed Gang Forcibly Moves Abandoned Children

My Travails In The Hands of Brigadier-General Olagunsoye Oyinlola (rtd) And His Goons

The National Health Bill Brouhaha

Youth Lunch With Jonathan Turns Into Another Bribe-Fest

“We Are Watching You, Mr. President”

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

PEF: Restive Workers Threaten Walkout

Bloodbath In Lagos: Soldiers Kill DPO, DCO 8 Others-Vanguard Newspaper, Lagos

WHO Framework Convention: The Reality In Nigeria

SR Speaks: We Challenge The Jonathan Government To Tell Us: "What Is The Full Cost Of Jonathan’s Presidential Inauguration?"

Nigerian Lawyer, Francis Chukwu Dazzles NY Law School

Of Biafra, raising the specter, and El Rufai by Oguchi Nkwocha, MD

ACN Candidate Steve Ugbah Granted Bail

CPC Worried About Fire Incident In Jega’s Office

Air Crash In Kaduna

Lagos ACN Condemn Ugbah’s Arrest, Damns Police For Complicity

Short Changing The Ndigbo: Victims And Perpetrators

Re-Buhari's Electoral Travails

Monday, May 23, 2011

Police Detain Benue's ACN Governorship Candidate Over Gov. Suswam's False Alarm

Lawyer Keyamo’s Statement On The Arrest And Detention Of Prof. Ugbah (ACN Gov. Candidate Of Benue) And 14 Others By The Nigeria Police Force

Andy Uba's Fake Credentials Resurface At Anambra Election Tribunal

CSOs Urge Nass To Resist Imposition Of Presiding Officers

Ambushed PIB: Mischief Vs Genuine Oil And Gas Reform?

Nasir El-Rufai On President Jonathan's “Spectre Of Biafra”: Matters Arising

PHOTONEWS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon Visits Nigeria

Presidential Committee On 2011 Post Election Violence Unlawful And Diversionary

Murder Of Uzukwu By Bayelsa’s Famou Tamgbe: Family, Rights Groups, Others Cry for Justice

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Pay-To-Play/Chequebook Journalism: Why Nigerians Distrust Their Local Media Outlets-AlJazeera TV

VIDEO: Cheque Book Journalism: why Nigerians Distrust Their News Media

2011 Election: How Enthusiastic Electorate Were Deceived

Era Of Waste: Jonathan's Inauguration to Gulp N5 billion, Church Service N63 Million

When Africa’s Sun Unveils Drug Smuggling!

PHOTONEWS: Museveni Repression Of Ugandans

Divided They Run, United They Lose : How Fractionalized Opposition Strengthens African Incumbents

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Akpabio Intensifies Clampdown On Child Rights NGOs; Forcefully Evacuates 127 Children From CRARN

Yorubas Reject PDP, Obasanjo Shame On You!

An African Should Lead IMF For A Good Reason

Akwa Ibom Child Witches: Eunice Thomas’s Blood Money

Niger Deltans: Unfairly Vilified?

Friday, May 20, 2011

Theresa Ibori, Former Delta’s First Lady Ordered To Refund Stolen money and Sell London Townhouses

Msgr. Hassan Kukah Rips Tinubu, Jonathan And Obasanjo Over Godfatherism

EFCC Raids Abuja News magazine, Arrests Eight By Choice Ekpekurede

The Example Of Suzanne Thabet for Igbinedion, Ibori, Tinubu, Sani & Co

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Knocking The Truth On Its Head – The Pattern Of Voting In The South-East And South-South

Maurice Iwu And The Sale of Nigeria’s Collective Inheritance

Flight Nightmares In Nigeria

Lessons Of The Historical Process By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu

Sultan Of Sokoto, Northern Emirs And Ulamas In Secret Meeting With Jonathan

Fresh Violence In Maiduguri As Boko Haram Escalates War Against Military Task Force

Witchcraft Accusations and Politics in Akwa Ibom State

IMF's Strauss-Kahn Resigns Amid Sex Charges-AP

Akwa Ibom Children: UNICEF Wept

Thank You Nigerians By Nuhu Ribadu

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

PHOTONEWS: Rogue Bankers With Attitude And Swagger

VIDEO: Derren Brown: Miracles For Sale

Derren Brown: Miracles For Sale

Wealthy Nigerians, Pastors Spend $225 Million On Private Jets-Nigeria2Day

Jos: A Tale Of A Dying City

IMF: The Politics Of Currency Devaluation And Austerity Measures

Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense; The Bretton Woods Chieftains, Corruption & Austerity

After Murdering Wife, Killer Pilot Considered Crashing A Lagos Bound British Airways Jumbo Jet In 2010 IN A Suicide Bid-UK Dailymail

A Government For The People By Jon Chikadibie Okafo

Ikedi “Ikiri” Ohakim Caged

The Return Of Newt Gingrich

Lota Ezeudu Kidnap Saga: DPO Chukwu, Desmond Chinwuba Still Fugitives As Trial Resumes

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Governor Akpabio’s Militia Go After Journalist Anyalewechi

Murder in the Benue: Governor Suswan And The Police Must Explain Death Of Charles Ayede, Says ACN Governorship Candidate

Goodluck Jonathan And The Expectations Of Nigerians-Festus Keyamo

The Ouattara-Kind Of Democracy

Sordid Sex Attack By French Head Of IMF Re-opens Colonial Wounds

FG Sued At ECOWAS Court Over Killing Of NYSC Members

The Role Of SaharaReporters In Ikedi Ohakim’s Defeat-An Insider

Buhari Vs Jonathan: A Forensic Dance Of The Witches

Monday, May 16, 2011

Five Fatalities Reported In New Violence By Boko Haram

PHOTONEWS OF THE DAY: Coca Cola Casual Workers Protest/ Erastus Akingbola Charged Again

Photonews: Akwa Ibom State Government Invades Private Orphanage, "Abducts 19 children"

CPC Alleges Plan To Arrest Its Chieftains

NYSC: Why Okenwa Will Not Serve In The North

IMF Chief, Strauss-Kahn's Alleged Sex Attack Victim Is African Woman From Guinea

Post-Election Violence Killed 800-Human Rights Watch

Press Statement: Niger Delta Group, NDLF, Led By John Togo Declares "End Of Militancy"

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, International Monetary Fund Chief, To Plead Not Guilty In Sex Assault-DAILY NEWS

"Contraband" T-shirts For Soccer Kids Impounded By Nigerian Customs Over Refusal To Bribe

On Police Harassment Of Senator Alphonsus Uba-Igbeke

Is Governor Peter Obi and APGA Losing Grip Of Anambra State?

Sunday Trust Interview: Forensic Tests Will Expose The Fraud In 2011 Polls - Prof Sagay

Election Tribunals: 2007 Upturns May Be Child’s Play

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director Of IMF, Arrested Over Alleged Sexual Assault-The Huffington Post/AP

Falana Petitions NJC Over Judge Kafarati's Controversial Handling Of Senator Alphonsus Igbeke’s Election

Time For National Healing

A Pan-African Superstate: The Solution To Africa’s Intractable Problems

VIDEO: PDP UnderAge Vote Rigging In Action

Osama Bin Laden’s Shadow Over The United States

Friday, May 13, 2011

US Cancels Visa Lottery Due To Computer Glitch

Benue ACN Chieftain Assassinated

Attack On Jonathan: Ugandan Police Shot And Killed An Innocent Cyclist After Stoning Incident

A Clarion Call To All Nigerian Nationalities To Take Steps To Save Nigeria Now By Oodua Foundation

New Charges: EFCC Declares Atuche, Akingbola’s Wife, Wanted Over N56b Fraud

Petition Against The On-Going Manipulation Corruption Trial Of Ex-Governor Chimaroke Nnamani Of Enugu State

Thursday, May 12, 2011

VIDEO: Attack On Jonathan In Uganda

Attack On Jonathan: Ugandan Police Shot And Killed An Innocent Cyclist Dead After Stoning Incident

Reporter Sues Governor Uduaghan, Police and SSS Over Detention

SERAP Wants ICPC To Probe Mismanagement Of N10 Billion Loan By House Of Reps

Post Election Panel Is Illegal And Diversionary-Falana

Goodluck Jonathan Stoned By Crowd In Uganda, Police Kill One Attacker

MOSOP Blasts Justice Auta’s Appointment As Chief Judge Of Federal High Court

Post Election Panel Is Illegal And Diversionary

No Election Took Place In South East And South-South, Prof. Sagay Says

On President Jonathan's Cheap Politicisation Of Post-Election Violence

ERC Calls On Governor Peter Obi And Ansu Management To Revert To The Old Fees

Profiling The Northern Enemy By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu

Video: Bob Marley Story - Rebel Music

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Lawyer Drags FRSC To Court Over New Vehicle Plate Numbers And Driver’s License Scheme

America And Pakistan: An Odd Couple In A Very Difficult And Complicated Marriage

Troubled Bankole Ordered To Appear Over Impounded Cash And Unpaid Wages

Poll Tribunals: The World Is Watching

UK Versus Good For The Goose, Apparently Not So For The Gander

EFCC Arraigns CPC Chieftain; Former Minister Hassan Lawal Over N75 Billion Fraud

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Wrapping Up SaharaReporters’s Coverage Of Nigeria's 2011 General Elections

Photonews: Nigerian Rogue Bankers On Trial

NNPC: Diezani, Where Is Kerosene?

Monday, May 09, 2011

Ohakim: Downfall Of An Impostor-Governor

Preliminary Statement By CLEEN Foundation On The Conduct of Security Officials In The Supplementary Imo Gubernatorial And House Of Assembly Elections

Nigeria Police, Troops 'Abused Rioters' In North

Seeking To Establish The Truth Of The 2011 Presidential Election

Sexist Employment Policy At The University Of Ibadan

Bird Strike: Arik Aircraft Passengers Saw Hell As Flight Ran On One Engine-PM News, Lagos

Nigeria Newsday Exclusive: Dora Akunyili & Gov. Peter Obi Are Hypocrites– Dr. Chris Ngige

A Tragic Account Of Last Week’s Rigged Elections In Bayelsa

Imo: Rochas, Do Not Rejoice Yet

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Governor Rauf Aregbesola Speaks

The Era Of “Holy Ghost Fire”

Ribadu Moves To Kabul, Afghanistan To Fight Corruption

CJN Katsina-Alu’s Wife Dies In Freak Accident As Tree Falls On Her And Husband

Analyzing Rigging Perpetrated At The Governorship Elections

CPC Goes To Election Tribunal!

Our Democracy Project: The Journey So Far

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Meltdown For The Opposition

2011 Election, Ndigbo and Poverty of Integrity

Governor Obi Stunned as Chuks Iloegbunam Resigns

Governor Obi Hit With Departure of Another Top Official

Defying Family, Akunyili Plans To File Election Petition By Proxy

Governor Obi’s Hit With Departure of Another Top Official

Imo: Unpopular Ohakim On Verge of Humiliating Governorship Loss

Ohakim Stopped As Imo Elects Okorocha

Imo State Gubernatorial Election: Rochas Defeats Ohakim

Imo State Supplementary Election Results Live!

Friday, May 06, 2011

Akunyili Plans Defying Family, Akunyili Plans To File Election Petition By Proxy

My Observations At The Imo State 'Supplementary Elections' Of April 6, 2011

Imo: Without Hanky-Panky; Unpopular Ohakim On Verge of Humiliating Governorship Loss

"Prof. Jega Did Not Order Oguta Elections Reinstated"-INEC, Abuja

The Imo Gubernatorial Elections: Matters Arising

Jega Orders Oguta Elections Reinstated, Extends Voting Time

Election Situation Room: Imo State Supplementary Election-Programmed to Fail?

Thousands Of Women Voters Stage Protest In Oguta Over Conduct Of Supplementary Elections

Only Beasts Will Kill And Maim To Rule As In Nigeria

Ongoing Imo Supplementary Poll: Reports From The Field

Nigerian Saheela Ibraheem, 15, Headed To Harvard With Aspirations Of Becoming Scientist-CBS 2, New York

End Fuel Scarcity Now, HURIWA Tells FG

Imo "Supplementary Election" Updates

Ambassador Campbell’s “Morning After” Flaws By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD

Thursday, May 05, 2011

APGA National Chairman Negotiates With President Jonathan In Abuja Over Party’s Victory In Imo State.

The Ramifications Of Bin Laden’s Capture By Obama

PHOTONEWS: Goodluck's Petroleum Products Scarcity- Signs Of Hard Times To Come

MOSOP Vs Gov Amaechi: Reconciling The Paradigm Shift

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

INEC Sacks Imo Electoral Officers, Imports Presiding officers From Rivers and Cross River States, Rogue REC Nwaghene Arrives

Rogue Banker Erastus Akingbola And Bello Adoke Stuck As EFCC Detains Rogue Banker Indefinitely

We Are Not Interested In Government Of National Unity – ACN By Nigeriapoliticsonline

“Supplementary Election” Interpretation Of section 178 (2) Is Defective

Why Ohakim Lost The Election, Not To Rochas Okorocha But The People Of The State

Akwa Ibom Witchcraft Panel Finally In London, Adjusts Schedules To Accumulate Estacode

Situation Room: Regarding Supplementary Elections In Mbaitoli, Ngor-Okpala, Orji, & Oguta In Imo State

Bloody Akwa Ibom: ACN Chieftain Assassinated In Uyo

CAN Warns Newly Elected Governors Of ACN Not To Disobey Jonathan

The South East And The PDP

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Gaddafi And The Polarization Of Africa’s Intellectual Class

Heightened Security For Obama’s Grandmother After Bin Laden Shooting

Hillary Clinton Congratulates Zeidabadi

Stop The Blame Game And Let The Government Step Up To Its Responsibilities

The Voice Of Mokwugo Okoye: Excerpts From The Writings Of Mokwugo Okoye 1

Nigerian Citizen Journalism Receives Major Press Freedom Award

Imo State: Who Doubts Jega?

Jegamatics (Part I)

Other Freedom Of Religion Concerns In Africa

Photonews: Fuel Scarcity Hits Abuja

Imo “Supplementary” Election: INEC Drops Controversial REC As Anxiety Grows Over Anenih's “Fix-It” Influence

Nigeria's Intersociety Alerts Foreign Missions Over Pres. Jonathan's Aiding Of Electoral Robbery In Imo

Monday, May 02, 2011

Guber Elections In Borno-A Stolen Mandate

Imo Gov Election Generates New Phrase - “Supplementary Election”

Request For Nullification Of April 26th Governorship Election In Abia State By APGA

The 10 Tools Of Online Oppressors- A Report Of The Committee To Protect Journalists

INEC Awards Imo Governorship To PDP

NNPC Dispels Rumour Of Hike In Fuel Price

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Osama Bin Laden, The Face Of Terror, Killed In Pakistan-CNN

VIDEOs: Isah Yuguda's (Jaguda) PDP Gubernatorial Rigging Machines At Work In Bauchi

PHOTONEWS: Workers Day Annual March

Akpabio Buys Up Opposition Parties To Legitimize His Fraudulent Victory

A Comparative Score Card For INEC In The Nigeria Elections

Before INEC’s Proposed “Supplementary” Vote In Imo State

INEC To Name Four RECs For Imo Gubernatorial Rerun

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Jonathan And The Crisis Of The Nation-State

Fela Is Raised From The Dead In Lagos During Nigeria's Elections

One of Gadhafi's Sons Killed In NATO Airstrike, Libyan Official Says-CNN

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