Nigeria’s Failed Democracy: Yinka Odumakin
Yinka Odumakin, Publicity Secretary of The Save Nigeria Group discusses an audit done by the Group which according to Odumakin, revealed that over the past 20 years democratic governance has gotten worse within the country. In the interview with Sahara TV’s David Miskis, Odumakin stressed concern for the future of the country by stating that Nigeria has not provided what he has hoped for and that is a major concern for the Save Nigeria Group.
“There Is No Better Alternative To The PDP” - Olisa Metuh On SaharaTV
Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of Nigeria’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appeared on SaharaTV and defended the PDP’s reputation by describing the political party as “bigger than the individuals” and that the PDP would surmount all challenges currently presented within the party.
Upbeat Super Eagles Arrive Salvador, Ready For Uruguay
African champions Nigeria arrived in Salvador, north-eastern Brazil today ahead of their much-hyped clash with South American champions Uruguay on Thursday.
The Super Eagles are in an upbeat mood. Coach Stephen Keshi has also been telling his boys to believe in their ability.
“Nobody gave us the chance to triumph at the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa,” he said. “We love the status of underdogs that we have here and it will help us to achieve our objective of making Nigeria and Africa proud.”
If Mandela Were A Nigerian By Okey Ndibe
If Nelson Mandela were a Nigerian, he would never be treated in a hospital within his country. God forbid! At the slightest sign of ill health, he would be airlifted to a hospital in Germany, the UK, the US, France, or Saudi Arabia. Any Nigerian doctor who comes close to him – much less touches him – would immediately be arrested and charged with treason. An SSS interrogator would ask the hapless doctor, “You dey craze? So you wan kill de man?”
Edo State flooded last year
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned residents of the southern parts of the country to prepare for heavy and potentially-dangerous rainfall.
It would be recalled that last year, similar severe weather caused unprecedented flooding in the southern half of the country, resulting in villages being washed away and many people losing their homes.
Super Eagles line up today Photo credit: Reuters
After a tumultuous trip to Brazil for the FIFA Confederations Cup tournament, Nigeria’s Super Eagles was defeated Oceania champions, Tahiti, in their first match at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil.
Doctor Damages Episode 93
This week, the good doctor tells what occurred after the NSA got hold of his script. He also gives a shout out to all Dads out there in the world as they celebrate father’s day, but he explains why Mother’s Day is the superior holiday.
We also get an inside look into the secret ambitions of the Jonathan administration and watch as Dr. Damages predicts the future. Of course, he also brings you important headlines from across Nigeria this week.
PHOTONEWS: Plateau Governor Jonah Jang Chairs “Nigeria Governors’ Forum” Meeting With 16 Governors In Attendance
Governor Jonah Jang of Plateaus State today chaired a meeting of the factionalized Nigeria’s Governors’s Forum with only sixteen state governors in attendance .
When GDP Counts
There has been so much talk recently about the growth of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product as well as economy and I am wondering where the evidence is. What does it matter if we have the highest GDP in the world and the evidence is not showing on the ordinary Nigerian? Making an illustration with cakes and all at her presentation at the ministerial platform the Finance Minister tried to let us know the importance of the GDP growth.
Guaranty Trust Bank: Would You Rather Work With Them? (A Victimised Former Staff Tells It All)
Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) is a bank that prides itself as a foremost Nigerian financial institution that fosters a culture of openness in which healthy debate is encouraged. Over the last two decades, the bank has grown from strength to strength thus making it a preferred institution for young Nigerians who aspire to become seasoned bankers.
Nigerians Flee Government Offensive In Borno: Thousands From Boko Haram’s Home State Now Live In Wretched Conditions In Neighbouring Niger-Al Jazeera
We travelled by road through the harsh desert plains of Niger, to its frontier with Nigeria, to meet the thousands of refugees who had arrived from Nigeria. More than 6,000 of them had fled intense fighting in their towns and villages between the Nigerian military and Boko Haram.
VIDEO: Onitiri Abiola, Falana, Yinka and Joe Odumakin, Orji Kalu On June12, Renaming UNILAG and Nigeria Today
Mrs. Onitiri Abiola, one of the wives of Late Chief MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12 1993 election, Barrister Femi Falana (SAN), Comrade and Dr. Yinka and Joe Okei-Odumakin, former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu discuss the epoch “June 12” phenomenon.
Nigeria Is 14th Least Peaceful Country In The World-GPI
Nigeria has been ranked 148 out of the 162 countries evaluated on the reduction of violence and insecurity between 2012 and 2013 by the Global Peace Index. This rating earns Nigeria the 14th fewer peaceful country around the world in the rank of countries like Chad, Yemen, Libya, Syria, and Pakistan among another conflict ridden states.
The Riggers Finally Come Home To Roost By A.S.M. Jimoh
If anyone still doubts that we have an assembly of minions as governors all these while, the event of past weeks should clear such reservation. The fall-out of the election to the Chairmanship of the Nigeria Governor Forum (NGF)-a cult of 36 oppressors-with very few exception, tells much about the people at the helms of our affairs in the various states.
Sanusi, Monetary Policy And Economic Development In Nigeria By Jamal Akinade
In responding to a question in an interview about the rejection of an IMF advice on currency devaluation, two years ago, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi said the advice was rejected based on sound economic theory. IMF’s advice was based on the economic theory which suggests that currency devaluation is good for an economy which is export oriented; meaning, goods and services produced in such countries will be cheaper and thus competitive on the international market, while revenues generated will be able to buy more things in the local economy when converted.