Sahara Reporters Archive for June 2011

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Case Against ACN Benue Guber Candidate Based Phantom Charges-US Group

Charade In the Upper House as Nigerian Senators Clear Controversial Diezani Allison-Madueke, Six Others

Chief Imam Of The Central Bank of Nigeria

Taliban Attacks Ribadu’s Hotel In Afghanistan

Benue Governorship Tribunal Fixes July 11, for Commencement of Pre-Hearing in the petition of Prof Steve Ugbah (ACN) vs Gabriel Suswam (PDP)

Nigeria’s New Anarchy: Dialogue With Our Militant Extremists is Not A Bad Idea By Usman A. Tar

Governors’ Advice On Subsidy Removal Is Treasonable

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Okonjo-Iweala Returns To Washington DC To Discuss Jonathan’s Offer With World Bank President, As Details Of Her Current Salary Are Released-Empowered Newswire

Persecuted For Honesty: Miami Auditor , Nigerian Victor Igwe Dismissed -Miami Herald

Speed, Jonathan, Speed!!!

Jonathan’s Cabinet: Why PHCN Workers are against Professor Barth Nnaji -Newsdiaryonline

Religious Las Vegas: The Stupidity Of ‘Sons’

Secularism, Adegbite And Sharia Banking

Jonathan's Ministerial Adventures: First Batch of 34 Unveiled: Nyesom Wike Of Rivers, Controversial Amaechi Aide, To Fill South-South Slot

Jonathan's Ministerial Adventures: First Batch of 34 Unveiled: Nyson Wike Of Rivers, Controversial Amaechi Aide, To Fill South-South Slot

ETHIOPIA: Two Journalists Arrested As Pressure Mounts On Privately-owned Media

PHOTONEWS: National Union Of Electricity Workers Engage In Prayer /Protest Over Barth Nnaji And Pay

Nigeria Of Waste: The Proposed N2b IFRS Academy

Petrol Alone: Over N925.5 Billionn Drain In One Year As Subsidy

Monday, June 27, 2011

Traditional Rulers Caucus At The Federal Level

Obasanjo: A Re-Reading

The Fierce Urgency Of Now

Six Former Staff Sue Next Newspaper For Millions in Unpaid Salaries And Allowances

How Capable Is The New Economic Team?

Military Camp Relocation To Ogoni; Gov. Amaechi Threatens Ogoni Leaders

Is Prof Barth Nnaji The Right Man to Rescue The Nigerian Power Sector?

Productivity And The National Minimum Wage Dilemma

Jonathan, Berlusconi And The Politics Of Sweet Talk

Don’t Pray For Nigeria, Pray For...

Amnesty International: Boko Haram Must StopTargeting Nigerian Civilians

Another Bomb Blast Rocks JTF Checkpoint In Maiduguri

Labour Union Insists Dimeji Bankole, Former Speaker, Be Tried To the Fullest Extent Of The Law

The Folly of Nigerian Governors

Engaging The Right African Leaders

UBN Plc’s 2010 Financials: Osibodu Lied

Yet Another Season of Fuel Subsidy Debate

International Criminal Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Gadhafi -CNN Newswire

PDP In Trouble Over N584m Image-Making Contract- Rejoinder

Much Ado About Ngozi Okonjo Iweala (NOI)

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Boko Haram: Deadly Bomb Kills 25 At Beer Parlour In Maiduguri

The Story Of Nigeria's First Suicide Bomber-BluePrint Magazine

Kidnappers Hold On To Daughter Of INEC Commissioner

Letter To President Jonathan Goodluck

PDP In Trouble Over N584m Image-Making Contract-NPO

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Delta State Gov't Sponsors 50 Supporters- A Rejoinder

Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke’s Fake Doctorate and Professorship

Jonathan’s Ministerial Nominees: Orubebe, Allison-Madueke, Adoke Return; Bello Haliru Mohammed Gets Ministry of Defence

Corporate Fraud: How South African Businessmen Killed Multi-Links Telecommunications Limited

Boko Haram: Between Citizens And Security Personnel

VIDEO: Money Laundering Trial-"Supporters" Of James Ibori Storm Southwark Crown Court In London

Jeffrey Sachs’ Hasty Optimism By Uche Igwe

Religious Las Vegas: The Deception of Religious Cloak

VIDEO: Money Laundering Trial-"Supporters" Of James Ibori Storms Southwark Crown Court In London

Bombings – And The Failure Of The Nigerian Security Apparatuses

He Picked Jail By Idowu Ohioze

Friday, June 24, 2011

UK Money Laundering Trial Of James Ibori Commences; Delta State Sponsors 50 Supporters To London

Power Has An Expiry Date

No To Slave Labour At Dangote's Savannah Sugar Company

FSA Reveals British banks Are Failing To Turn Down Corrupt Funds

Egbe Omo Yoruba To Meet In New York

Of Achievers And “Performing” Public Officers

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Deji, MKO Abiola’s Son Remanded In EFCC Custody Over Failed Business Deal

Boko Haram Kills Islamic Teacher In Maiduguri

Ibori To Taste Justice In UK court - Appearance Now Scheduled For Tomorrow

The Cost Of Justice by Nasir El-rufai

Tinubu’s ACN: Backsliding Opposition Party With Attitude!

Boko Haram: Even With The Bombings There Is No Alternative To Dialogue

The Cost Of Justice

The Abuse Of Plea Bargain In Nigeria

Okonjo-Iweala Drops Jumbo Salary Request, Makes Demand For Jumbo Ministry

June 23 1993 On My Mind

The Task Before The Next Minister For Environment

Soldiers, Policemen Clash Again In Lagos-PM News, Lagos

Nigerian Man Dies At Washington Dulles Airport During United Airline Flight Delay

Suicide Bomb Blast At Abuja Police Headquarters – Our Nation’s Moral Dilemma

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Beware Of Scam Artists Using The Computer To Perpetrate Fraud, Destroy The Reputation Of Credible Whistle Blowers & Supress The Voice Of Reason Around The World But More So In Nigeria

UK Court Convicts Nigerian-Led Phony Stock Selling Fraudsters

UK Court Convicts Nigerian-Lead Phony Stock Selling Fraudsters

Uyo Mayhem: Senior Goodluck/Sambo Campaign Official Fingers Akpabio’s Intolerance As Cause Of Pre-And-Post Election Violence

Nigeria Police Recants “Suicide Bomber” Claim; IGP Gagged

ANPP Lawyer Survives Boko Haram Attack

My Daughter’s Kidnappers Still Adamant - Ikoiwak, Says Cannot Afford N100 Million Ransom

New Diplomatic Efforts In Africa

Jonathan Nominates Siemens Bribe Taker, Haliru Bello Mohammed, For Minister

Owelle Rochas Has Started Well But He Needs To Run

Police HQ Bomb Blast: Jonathan’s Unnecessary Defense Of IG

Jonathan's Cabinet And Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

An Evening With Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria Vs. Power Generation In A Post-Nuclear Generation

Typical Reaction To Unusual Situation

Boko Haram Fatally Strikes ANPP Lawyer

Obituary: Ramond Chilaka Ejiogu, E. C. Ejiogu’s Father, Is Dead at 97

Exxon Mobil Told To Pay $100 Million For Akwa Ibom Oli Spill Victims

UPDATED: Kidnappers Snatch 11-Year Old Daughter of Rivers REC In Eket Church, Demand N100M Ransom

We Still Do Not Have A Country Yet- Niyi Osundare

Are We Ready for Freedom?

Akwa Ibom Insecurity Grows: Kidnappers Snatch 11-Year Old Daughter of Rivers REC In Eket Church

New Cabinet List: Ngozi Iweala Stalls Jonathan Over Pay And Control Of Economic Policy

Implication for President Jonathan Goodluck’s Transformational Agenda

Monday, June 20, 2011

Suicide Terrorism: New Trouble At Home And Challenges Ahead Of President Goodluck Jonathan


Political Criminals Should Not Go Unpunished

Bank Robbers Bomb Police Station In Katsina, Killing Five Policemen

Exxon Mobil Hit With $100 Million For Akwa Ibom Oil Spill Victims

The Mirror of 2011

The Nigerian Igbo Union-Yorkshire Branch Holds It’s Inaugaration Event

UPDATED: Boko Haram Killings Continue in Maiduguri

Neither Speakership Nor Chairmanship, Just A Yoruba Nation By Anthony A Kila

Boko Haram Killings Continue in Maiduguri

A Security Time Bomb

N2 billion Scandal Rocks Union Homes Plc

Letter to Uncle 'Abeena'

Culture And Igbo Business Practices

Minimum Wage: Oyo State Workers Should Be Resolute-The National Labour Leadership Must Lead Nationwide Struggle

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Worse Than Abuja Bombings By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD

Religion, Women And The Male Ego

Institutional Building For National Development

Oritsejafor's CAN And Religious Intolerance

Delta State SSG Guard Kills Two People Over Phone Cards

An Open Letter To The Acting National Chairman Of PDP Dr. Haliru Bello Mohammed To Embark On An Immediate Reformation And Reconciliation Of Our Great Party The PDP

Ogoni National Congress Calls For Withdrawal Of Soldiers From Ogoni

Remove It! By Anthony Oliko

Will Nigeria Ever Get Better?

A Memo to On The Security Situation In Nigeria

A Scam From The Future In Abia state

Boko Haram And Sovereign National Conference

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Plays God By Naiwu Osahon

Jonathan’s Weak Anti-Corruption War: Obasanjo’s Geneva Message As A Wake-Up Call

The Nigeria Police: A Victim of Its Own Methods

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Acting Chief Of Staff Igali Likely To Lose Post To Mike Oghiadomhe In Latest Shuffle Of Jonathan's Inner Circle

Nigerian Pharmacist Sentenced to Four Years in Jail for Stealing Over $550,000 In Massachusetts

The Road To Mogadishu

Our Party—The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)- An Open Letter To Mr President

The Tests For President Goodluck Jonathan

Re: I’ll Be The First Victim Of A Revolution In Nigeria

The Beginning Of An Unwinnable War

Nigerian Pharmacist Sentenced to Four Years in Jail for Stealing Over $550,000 InMassachusetts

Is The Case Against Bankole Programmed To Fail?

Former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba Dies At 68-AP

SaharaReporters: Weaving a network for change in Nigeria

It Is Time To Re-Assess Nigerian National Security: Establish A Ministry Of Homeland Security, Among Others

Friday, June 17, 2011

The Sum Of All Fears

Exit DSK, Enters Christine Lagarde

One Bomb Too Many By Sunday Dare

Nigerians Be Afraid, Boko Haram Has Taken Control Of A Call For The IGP To Resign By Ahaoma Kanu

Governor Mimiko's Legacy Are About To Be Written

The Police Headquarters’ Bomb Blast

Arab Uprisings And The New World Order

The Death Of Objectivity By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

Nigeria's First Suicide Attack: Police Confirms 8 Deaths In Headquarters Bombing

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Fairly Used Bombs For Sale In Nigeria

Response To Maurice Iwu’s Rejoinder On The Sale Of Nigeria’s Collective Inheritance

Nigeria’s Oil & Gas – Actionable Plan For Jobs

Fraud Trial: Former Nigerian Parliament Chiefs Granted Bail

Suicide Bombing At Force Headquarters, Abuja-Viewers Discretion Is Advised

Suicide Bombing At Force Headquarters, Abuja

Police Hq Bomb Blast: Nigerian Police Blames Boko Haram

PHOTONEWS: Suicide Bombers Hit Nigeria Police Hq

BREAKING NEWS: Suicide Bombers Attack Police Headquarters In Abuja

Bomb Explosion Rocks Nigeria Police Hq In Abuja

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

MTN Stop The Extortion!!!

The Madness Of The Nigerian Army

Nigerian Legislators Behave More Like Conscience-Less Crooks Than Responsible Lawmakers

Everywhere EFCC, ICPC, CCB Stink

Buhari, Regionalism, Religion, And Politics In Nigeria

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Echoes Of Tyranny At Arik Airline

The Dog That Failed To Heed The Hunter’s Call

Why Does Dr. Godswill Akpabio Want To Kill Me?

Are You A Jonathanian...?

Goodluck Jonathan, 2011 And What Went Wrong In The North

Free The Corpers

CEO Of GT Bank Tayo Aderinokun Passes

God Barons: Nigeria's Pastors 'As Rich As Oil Barons'-BBC

Rejoinder: Maurice Iwu And The Sale Of Nigeria’s Collective Inheritance

Get Better Not Bitter: A Response To Malam El-Rufai On President Jonathan

A Transformative Agenda For Niger Delta’s Development

Oil: Unclear Agenda Of Campaign Against Diezani Madueke

Military Cantonment Relocation Project Claims Three Lives In Ogoni

Extreme Inflation Of Contract And Fraudulent Abuse Of Office And Theft By The Erstwhile Minister Of State For Education Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi

Boko Haram: Myths, Mystery And The Fallacies

Monday, June 13, 2011

Lota Ezeudu Kidnap: Moses Amajor’s Father In Scheme With Funtua Police

A/Ibom Elections Tribunal Pledges Fairness And Transparency

Silence Over Kidnapped NYSC 5 In Rivers State

Bankole Re-arrested, As New Fraud Charges Are Filed

PHOTONEWS: Bankole and Nafada's EFCC Reunion

PHOTONEWS: Bankole and Nafada Reunion

Relocation of Amaechi’s Military Camp To Ogoniland: Police Kill 2, Irate Youths Retaliate On Senior Government Official

18 Years After June 12: President Jonathan Must Hear This!

N40 Billion Loan Scam: Former Speaker Bankole and Deputy, Nafada Charged

Former Nigerian Parliament Speaker Granted Bail

Sunday, June 12, 2011

On Balarabe Musa And “South-east Still Paying For Civil War” By Oguchi Nkwocha, MD.

Community Groups Accuse Exxonmobil Of Intransigence

June 12: Bitter Memoir Of A Journalist

Kidnapping Gang Busted In Abia By State Security Services

Massive Investments And Business Interests In Africa Need To Be Closely Watched So That The African People Are Not Taken Advantage Of

My Country By Olajide Jatto

Former Nigerian Deputy Speaker Nafada Arrested Over N40 Billion Loan Scam

Eket Youths Hijack Bus Load Of Oil Workers Headed For Uquo Marginal Fields

FOI Act: Four States Asked To Release Primary Education Spending Documents

This Is One Rascality Too Many

Change Eagle Square To MKO Abiola Square-CNPP

Everyone OF Us Is A Pagan/Atheist Worldwide

June 12 Lives On – It Is The Enduring Power Of Truth

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Prostate Action Walk

Repentant Niger Delta Militant Leader Assassinated In Bayelsa

Who Is Trying To Diminish Awo’s Legacy?

Ex-Minister Of Petroleum Resources Now Runs Her Office From Home

In Nigeria, For Or Against...You Must Belong!

The Untold Story of How Jonathan Nominated PDP Chieftain And Gov. Amaechi’s Associate To Head The ICPC

Friday, June 10, 2011

ExxonMobil Oil Worker Kidnapped: Abductors Demand N10 million Ransom

Boko Haram Militants Arrested At The University Of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital With Bomb Parts

Former Nigerian Parliament Speaker To Stay In Jail Till Monday

The Double Standards of The Economist's Nigeria Summit

PHOTO NEWS: Former House Speaker Bankole In Court For Bail Hearing

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Babangida's $12.4bn Oil Windfall Looting: AGF, CBN Fault Former CJN Over Rights Rules

Aminu Tambuwwal And Pdp’s Zoning Banana Peel: Slippery Wages Of Expediency

Akwa Ibom Insecurity: Kidnapped Catholic Priest Freed Due To Ill Health

“Eastern Political Leadership A Disappointment,” Says Southeast Forum

Bankole: Culprit, Pawn Or Scapegoat?

Nollywood:A Thing Or Two About Piracy And Lost Revenues

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Jonathan's Tough Choices

MEND : Niger Delta Region Rebels Vow To Resume Attacks And Reject Gov’t’s Amnesty Initiative

Delta Region Rebels Reject Gov't's Amnesty Initiative

MEND : Niger Delta Region Rebels Vows To Resumes Attacks, Reject Gov’t’s Amnesty Initiative

Court Orders Former Nigerian Parliament Speaker Remanded For Fraud

Humanists To Hold Anniversary Conference In Abuja

NURTW Saga: Memo To Senator Abiola Ajimobi On The State Of Lawlessness In Oyo State

Nigeria Police Lawlessness Against MASSOB Reflects Nigeria’s Policy Towards Igbo-Biafra

Blame Jonathan For Ibadan Mayhem

The Killing of Auwal Shanono - National President, Nigeria Medical Students’ Association

PDP’s Plot To Derail Democracy

PHOTONEWS: Bankole Appears In Court To Face Fraud Charges

Detained Former Speaker Sues EFCC Over Human Rights

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Sincerity In Our Democracy: Was The 2011 Election Truly Fair?

Where Are Dimeji Bankole’s Soldiers?

Opposition Parties, Whistle Blowers And Relentless Critics Help To Promote Rather Than Diminish Democracy & Good Government

Why Is Akwa Ibom Covering Up Sexual Abuse of Abandoned Children in Government Custody?

PDP Lays Ambush For New House Speaker, Errant Members

Aṣa Nigerian Musical "Hawk" Wowed A London Audience Video By Kayode Ogundamisi

Former House Speaker, Bankole to Face 16-counts of Fraud Charges

Rwandan Online Editor Gets A Two And A Half Year Sentence For Insulting President

Monday, June 06, 2011

Nigeria’s Crude Oil Theft: Shell Et’al And Their Half Truths?


Aminu Tambawal Is New Speaker Of The House

World Environment Day: Police Boss Disrupt Protest, Arrest Jim George, Others

PHOTONEWS: National Assembly Selects Leaders

Former House Speaker, Bankole, Expected In Court Within 24 Hours

INEC Writes To The National Assembly To Stop The Swearing Of Senator Igbeke Over Forgery

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Cleric Survives Boko Haram's Attack In Maiduguri

Independent Candidates And Party Systems: Advancing Best Democratic Policies

Why We Arrested Bankole – EFCC

Speaker Bankole Arrested

Open Letter To President Goodluck Jonathan On The First 100 Days In Office: Making Human Rights A Reality

Group Alleges FG’s Plot To Buy NBA

Dalliance With PDP’s Jonathan: Tinubu And Others Should Seek Divine Wisdom

Channels TV Program Under Suspension For Exposing NSE Scam

UAD Call For Overhauling Of EFCC

The Night I Confessed My Sins

Stop President Jonathan’s Plot To Enthrone Rubber Stamp National Assembly

Gov. Obi Spends Millions to Secure Favorable Press As Popularity Plummets

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Re: Anyim’s Appointment Not A Good Sign

PHOTONEWS: Murdered Democracy Heroine Kudirat Abiola Remembered

FIFA Investigates Nigeria-Argentina Exhibition As Match-Fixing Probe Widens-AP

Oyinlola's Display Of Moral Turpitude By Olatunde Falola Ayinde

FIFA Investigates Nigeria-Argentina Exhibition As Match-Fixing Probe Widens

We Are Also Investigating Alleged Mismanagement Of N10 Billion Loan---ICPC

More Hypocrisy From Washington Regarding The Congo

After Yet Another Periodic Ritual

The New York Times: Mr. Jeffery Sachs Befriends Jonathan

Friday, June 03, 2011

Boko Haram Threatens To Demolish University Hospital In Maiduguri

Same Grave Mistakes And Denial Perpetuate Misery And Death In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Privatization Delusion By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu

Interview With Pius Adesanmi Author Of "You Are Not A Country, Africa"

How Far, So Far? By Matthew Hassan Kukah

Anyim’s Appointment Not A Good Sign

VIDEO: How IGP Ringim Bungled Bankole's Arrest

Dimeji Bankole To ‘Honour EFCC Invitation’ On Monday

Speaker Bankole’s Billion-Dollar Fraud: High-Level Maneuvers As EFCC Withdraws From Speaker’s House

When The Military Turns On The People

President Jonathan; Whither A Transformation Agenda?

$1 Billion Scam: Dimeji Bankole Resists EFCC Arrest

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Dr Evil’s Baby Farm Raided 32 Pregnant Teens Rescued

Wait! Jonathan, Please Wait, Before You Appoint Those Ministers...

Nigerian- American Jessica Tata Indicted; Brother Under Scrutiny

PHOTONEWS: Plenary Session Nigeria's National Fat Cats Assembly

INEC Disowns Planned “Celebration”

Agenda For GEJ

Kwara Stampede Deaths: ACN Writes Kwara Govt, Seeks Probe Of Deaths At PDP Office

Will Mrs. Dora Akunyili’s Niece Appear in Court Today to Face Drug Charges?

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

NYSC: Enough Of This Yuguda’s Campaign

$1 Billion Dollar Scam: Speaker Bankole Demands Details Of EFCC Inquiry In Advance

The Exit Of Yoruba Prodigal Sons

Yes, We Do Need A Bicameral National Assembly

Egypt: Revolution Brings Religious Freedom To Sinai-IPS

520 Persons Killed During Election Violence –Police

Boko Haram Claims Credit For Nigeria Inauguration Bomb Attacks-BBC

ICJ, INTERIGHTS, Editors, Teachers, SERAP Insist On Free Education For Every Child

Catholic Priest Kidnapped In Akwa Ibom As Kidnappers Demand N50 Million Ransom

Our Kids, Our Language, Our Shame

What Was The Aim Of Youth Lunch with GEJ?

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Catholic priest kidnapped in A/Ibom as kidnappers demand N50 million ransom

Foolish Northerners-The Enemy Within

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