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Sacked: How Azazi (The National Security Adviser) fate was sealed

For President Goodluck Jonathan, the sacking of the National Security Adviser (NSA), General Owoye Azazi, on the heels of the insurgency in the North that has claimed hundreds of lives, did not come easy, Sunday Vanguard was made to understand at the weekend. Left to the president, sources said, he would have preferred to retain … Continue reading »

Nigerian Christian worship subdued by church bombs

(Reuters) – Anthonia Eke is trusting God to end an Islamist insurgency in northern Nigeria but won’t be praying in church any more, after a string of bombs at Sunday services. Some churches in northern Nigeria, usually packed with worshippers, were almost empty on Sunday morning and many people stayed away in other parts of … Continue reading »

Flight 9J-992: Did Dana Air Purchase An Aircraft With a Pre-Existing Safety Problem?

By Fidel Agbobu A preliminary independent inquiry into the Dana Air crash of Sunday June 3, 2012 reveals that Dana Air might have purchased an aircraft with a pre-existing safety issue and a troubling past safety record. The question therefore is whether the necessary due diligence was carried out on the aircraft in question prior … Continue reading »

I May Contest in 2015 – Buhari is at it again

Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) Thursday became the first aspirant to publicly declare his interest in the 2015 presidential election, putting an end to speculations on hisĀ retirementĀ from active politics. Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the opposition to a public debate o n the state of the nation following the celebration of 13 … Continue reading »