SNG - Back In The Trenches
June 27, 2010
Ordinarily, remote observers could have mistaken the Save Nigeria Group’s rally held at Onikan stadium, Lagos last Wednesday for one of the political rallies designed by ambitious politicians towards 2011 elections.
PDP, An Embarrassment To Nigeria – AC
June 27, 2010
The Action Congress on Sunday described the Peoples Democratic Party as a perpetual source of “deep embarrassment” to Nigeria and called on Nigerians to vote out the party from office in 2011.
ZIK - A Tribute By Ukpabi Asika
June 14, 2010
As at December 1968, the Nigerian Civil War was still raging. In January 1969, I came to London as a member of the Nigerian Government delegation to the Commonwealth Prime Ministers Meeting. At the time, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe was resident...
Why I Am A Federalist - By Ukpabi Asika
June 14, 2010
Before the present disorders, before there was a trend to corporate existence for Nigeria , I, like a lot of people, did not see myself really as a Nigerian, I thought in more global terms: I saw myself as an African, who also was a Nigerian,...
Carpet-crossing In Nigeria, The True Story – Adebanjo
June 9, 2010
Pa Ayo Adebanjo, a prominent lawyer and chieftain of the pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, is a reporter's delight, any day. He pulls no... punches over any issue and says things as he sees them, no matter whose ox is gored. In this...
Jega Selected As INEC Chairman
June 8, 2010
WEEKS of speculations, anxiety, lobbying, name-dropping and subterfuge ended yesterday as the National Council of State, the nation’s highest advisory body, which met for about six hours at the Presidential Villa, Abuja approved the nomination...
FROM THE ARCHIVES - On Biafra-Eastern Region Of Nigeria Post-War Economic Recovery (Miscellaneous Esssays From 1970 To 1975)
June 7, 2010
Address To The Nation Of Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan On May 29, 2010
May 29, 2010
Today marks another important milestone in our nation's political history as we commemorate our Democracy Day. The significance of our celebration today lies in the fact that we are able as a nation to look at the journey which we have made...
Senate Approves Vice-President Namadi Sambo, Reps In Rowdy Session
May 19, 2010
The National Assembly has approved the nomination of Kaduna State Governor, Namadi Sambo as the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Senate, in its own plenary session, did not waste time in giving approval to the nomination...
A Contract To Save And Transform Nigeria (A Manifesto For Liberty, Security And Prosperity) - By The SNG
May 17, 2010
Nigeria’s has been a tale of arrested development and regression, punctuated by episodes of progress. On every major index of human and economic development, Nigeria is a failure, a tragedy for most of its people who have had their life chances...