…And Musiliu Obanikoro lands

By Joseph Edgar… Obanikoro was the immediate past Minister of State for Defence during the last administration and he never let any of us forget that. He is my friend as I once met him at his campaign headquarters in the sleepy part of Ikeja where he held court. That day was a hot blistering…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

Sunday Attah It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji  Umaru  Yar’Adua  exercised his constitutional power  by  granting  amnesty and unconditional pardon to all  Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy and embrace…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

By Sunday Attah (GVE) – It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua exercised his constitutional power by granting amnesty and unconditional pardon to all Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

By Sunday Attah (GVE) – It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua exercised his constitutional power by granting amnesty and unconditional pardon to all Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy…

Niger Delta: Amnesty Beyond Patriotic Patronage

Sunday Attah It was for noble intentions and the need to placate the restive Niger Delta (ND) militants when former Nigeria’s President, Late Alhaji  Umaru  Yar’Adua  exercised his constitutional power  by  granting  amnesty and unconditional pardon to all  Niger Delta militants in June 2009. On acceptance, the militants were expected to renounce militancy and embrace…

PDP: Oshiomhole Forcing LG Councils to Donate to APC Campaign

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has alleged that the State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, is forcing Local Government Councils in the State to make compulsory donations to the electioneering of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Mr Godwin Obaseki. In a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Chris Nehikhare, the PDP warned […]

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