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  • Son of Nigeria’s First Republic Prime Minister, Dr. Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa, at the weekend declared he would contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

    The entire PDP, its Board of Trustees, governors and members of the National Assembly in...


  • Farouk Martins Aresa: The tragedy of wife abusers
    Farouk Martins Aresa: The tragedy of wife abusers Going by recent cases of wife abuse by “football” players that are lucky enough to break away from the bottom of socioeconomic class in United States, one would think only rich black men abuse their wives. The fact is, it cuts across all classes, race and countries. The Problem: making African Americans the poster boys for all negative images. How soon we forget Deion Saunders with court custody of his children, some like him, that is still abused by ex-wife…
    Written on Monday, 22 September 2014 00:54 in Parliament
  • By Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi: A prayer for Nigeria
    By Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi: A prayer for Nigeria Dr. Ade Abolurin, the Commandant General of Nigeria Security & Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) along with the Nigerian military and paramilitary Christians, held a prayer session recently to pray for Nigeria and the nation’s President, Goodluck Jonathan. The reported unity prayer took place in a public and government setting, the Civil Defense Academy in the nation’s capital, Abuja. Given that this unity prayer occurred on public property, focused on national unity and the collective peace for all, a display of…
    Written on Monday, 22 September 2014 00:49 in Parliament
  • By Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi: Why Lt. Gen. Minimah is out of line on domestic violence issues
    By Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi: Why Lt. Gen. Minimah is out of line on domestic violence issues The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah, should publicly offer profound apologies to all women and girls in the nation having recently declared a militarized form of domestic threat against military personnel wives. Just a few weeks ago, while addressing soldiers of the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu, he thoroughly tread on the rights of women to protest any course dear to them, such as the posting of their husbands into deadly areas of…
    Written on Saturday, 20 September 2014 01:14 in Parliament


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  • Naira hits 2-month low, NNPC dollar sale fails to lift
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