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On Jonathan’s 12 SANs – Oodua Pathfinder Editorial

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“ooduapathfinder” is reliably informed by sources within Aso Rock, the seat of Nigeria’s Presidency, that Goodluck Jonathan has retained the services of 12 Senior Advocates of Nigeria(SAN) who are supposedly experts in Constitutional and International Law to provide the necessary legal framework to promote and advance Goodluck Jonathan’s cause within the international community after he […]

NIGERIA ECONOMY: DROP IN PRICE OF CRUDE OIL. WHO WILL SAVE THE NAIRA?

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Nigeria needs to restrict imports as well as curtail its dependence on oil The persistent drop in the price of crude oil at the international market is presently causing disquiet in the Nigerian economy. The development as well as the production losses occasioned by shut-ins and shut-down of trunk-lines at various oil terminals have led […]

Delta State Governor Condemns Abduction Of 14 Journalists

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Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has strongly condemned the recent kidnap of 14 journalists who had gone for an official assignment at the 16 billion Delta Gas City project in Ogidigben. Speaking at a public lecture organised by the Nigerian Union Of Journalists, Delta State chapter, to mark the opening of their press […]

EXCLUSIVE: Big Ideas for a Big Country -By Tolu Ogunlesi

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Sam Nda-Isaiah is running for President, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. The pharmacist-turned-publisher-and-entrepreneur is pushing a campaign message of “Big Ideas.” In his presidential declaration speech, delivered last week in Minna, Niger State, he announced he was “waving the scroll of BIG IDEAS – big and bold ideas that will move our […]

You Need To Read What Atiku Has To Say About Nigeria And PDP

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has again lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government for bringing untold hardship on Nigerians with its ineffective policies. The presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, who reviewed the country’s economy and insecurity, concluded that Nigeria was sick under the PDP government

AKWA IBOM STADIUM OPENING: 2 Feared Dead, 20 Injured

The much-awaited opening of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium might have turned into the tragedy, as 2 people feared dead and 20 injured. According to Premium Times reports with reference to the NAN, the incident was caused by the stampede at the inauguration ceremony of the new stadium on November 7. At the current moment […]

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Speaker Tambuwal Gets OPC Protection

Reports just reaching us from FCT Abuja states that the embattled Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal has got a new security detail after the policemen asigned to protect him were withdrawn by the Presidency last week. According to news report on TV Continental Lagos, Sunday, 2 November, 2014, about 60 members […]

A Season For Thugs

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THUGS understand the business of violence. The boldness that has grown from not punishing them is evident in the havoc they are causing. They are appropriating space, the law watches. From humble beginnings that saw thugs on the fringes of elections, they have assumed commanding positions in our politics. The growth and importance of thugs […]

Insurgency And The Rwandan Experience

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As the insurgency in the North East continues almost unabated, efforts to bring succour to the troubled peoples of the area came into focus at a lecture, the second in a series by the Atiku Abubakar Centre for Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development, recently held at the American University in Nigeria (AUN), Yola. The lecturer, the […]

One Affront To The Judiciary Too Many

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Tuesday September 23 2014 will go down in the history of the Nigerian judiciary as one of its most humiliating moments and a milestone of the level to which we have sunk on the decadence scale. To simply say we condemn what took place at a court premises in Ekiti State would be glossing over […]


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