Monthly Archives: September 2010

FORMER ANTI-CORRUPTION CZAR, RIBADU, JOINS ACTION CONGRESS

Ribadu Joins ACN CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS September 20, 2010 0:00 am Former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC], Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has announced his membership of the Action Congress of Nigeria. Ribadu told a news conference in Abuja … Continue reading

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NIGERIA AIM FOR BIG GROWTH, AIM TO BECOME THE NEXT ‘BRIC’ COUNTRY

  Nigeria, poised for big growth, aims to be the next ‘BRIC’ country Nigeria – the No. 3 supplier of US oil – says that by 2012 the country will be growing by 10 percent per year. Some economists agree. … Continue reading

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MYSTERY ON THE NILE: JUST WHOSE RIVER IS IT?

Mystery On The Nile: Just Whose River Is It? by Gwen Thompkins September 19, 2010 Uganda and the Nile’s Headwaters // Credit: Miguel Juarez for NPR All great mysteries begin at the end and end at the very beginning. And … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN PRESIDENT LAUNCHES ELECTION BID

Nigerian President Launches Election Bid VOA NEWS Scott Stearns | Conakry, Guinea 18 September 2010 Photo: Pius Utomi Ekpei Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (C), accompanied by his wife Patience (R), Vice President Namadi Sambo, waves to the crowd before their … Continue reading

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USA REMOVES NIGERIA FROM DRUG MAJORS LIST

US Removes Nigeria from Drug Majors List CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS September 18, 2010 0:00 am Satisfied with anti-drug campaign efforts of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the United States government has gone a step higher than the usual … Continue reading

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2011 POLLS: GENERAL GUSAU RESIGNS POST AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

Gusau resigns as national security adviser to join presidential race CHANNELS TELEVISION, LAGOS. September 19, 2010 0:00 am After weeks of speculation on account of his political ambition, the National Security Adviser (NSA) to the President, Aliyu Gusau has formally … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY: A RETROSPECTIVE LOOK AT THE GENERAL DAMBAZAU ERA

Nigeria: The Army Under Dambazau 16 September 2010 analysis Lagos — The Nigerian Army has evolved over the years and maintained a motion as a virile formidable force acclaimed both locally and globally. It has witnessed several transformations under the … Continue reading

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