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  1. Right of First Refusal: Manifestation of Anenih's declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Vanguard

    W hen last year Chief Anthony Anenih came to town with his declaration that the best thing to do in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, regarding its choice of a presidential candidate for the 2015 presidential election would be to grant incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan the Right of First Refusal, many frowned at the thought. However, after just about a year since he made the statement, the party, rightly in its wisdom, has finally granted Jonathan the Right of First Refusal.


  2. Nigeria: Nigerian Football Crisis - A New Dawn After DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 |

    By Thursday night, as I write this, Nigeria has escaped FIFA's ban by the whiskers. I don't have the details but one of two things must have happened.


  3. Nigeria: Ali Al-Min Mazrui 1933-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    ALI Al-min Mazrui, renowned scholar who died the other day at the age of 81 will be remembered not only for his brilliance and scholarly works but also as one who strove to make pride in Africanness, the identity of any African. For that, he compelled a better view of not only an African scholar but that of the average African.


  4. Nigeria escapes FIFA banRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Vanguard

    Nigeria yesterday escaped the wrath of FIFA as Justice Ambrose Allagoa of the Federal High court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, withdrew the suit filed against the Nigeria Football Federation by the Chris Giwa-led faction. FIFA had given Nigeria up till mid day today, to put its football house in order or be banned, which may not have been reviewed until the board meeting in May next year.


  5. Jonathan picks PDP nomination form tomorrowRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will tomorrow, Thursday, October 30 pick up the PDP nomination form for the 2015 Presidential elections. The President in the statement thanked all Nigerians, members of the PDP, friends, associates, and all groups who have been urging him to seek a second term in office.


  6. Giwa-led NFA board takes charge, nullifies all Pinnick-led board decisionsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Chris Giwa-led board of Nigeria Football Association has taken charge as ruled by the judiciary, a member of the board, Yahaya Adama, said on Friday in Abuja. Adama told newsmen at the Glass House secretariat of the NFA the board has returned to power as demanded by the court and was "ready to save the Nigerian game".


  7. Gowon's commitment during civil war kept Nigeria one - JonathanRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan has described former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gown , as a true elder statesman, whose commitment during the civil war was to keep Nigeria one and not to crush an enemy.


  8. NSCDC arrests man over N5m fraud in JigawaRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Vanguard

    D utse- Operatives of Jigawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested the alleged leader of a syndicate, Sule Ruwaji, for duping a textile merchant of N5 million at Bigidan village of Birnin Kudu Local Government Area, Jigawa State. According to him, Ruwaji was apprehended shortly after duping one Abubakar Hassan, who deals in textile materials in Jos, Plateau State, of N5 million.


  9. Armed Forces Remembrance Day: FG orders all military hospitals to treat retired soldiers freeRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Vanguard

    The federal government has directed all military hospitals in the country to immediately commence the provision of Medicare to retired military personnel in the country irrespective of whether they had the money to pay or not noting that costs of such treatment should by credited to the National Health Insurance Scheme. Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh who made the disclosure at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day briefing in Abuja, noted that the government policy was aimed at reducing the rate at which many ex-soldiers, who are now senior citizens, were dying due to their inability to pay for treatment.


  10. Extremist Islamic crimes aren't confined to the faith: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    In this file photo taken on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Red Cross personnel search for remains at the site of one of Tuesday's car bombs in Jos, Nigeria. Boko Haram militants are taking over villages in northeastern Nigeria, killing and terrorizing civilians and political leaders, witnesses say, as the Islamic fighters make a comeback from a year-long military offensive aimed at crushing them.


  11. Kenya: Ali Mazrui to Be Buried At Monumental Family Graveyard Opposite Fort JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    The late Professor Ali Mazrui, a renowned global scholar from the Kenyan Coast, will be buried on Saturday at a graveyard opposite the famous Fort Jesus Museum in Mombasa as he wished. Born on February 24, 1933 in Mombasa, Mazrui died in New York at 3am on Monday morning after several months of illness and hospitalization in the US. 1 comment

  12. Fare thee well Mazrui...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | New Vision

    By Paul Busharizi Reknown historian Professor Ali Mazrui breathed his last on Monday at Binghamton, New York leaving in his wake a rich body of work on Africa and Islam. Mazrui, who was born in 1933, was a descendant of a powerful clan of Omani rulers who held sway over coastal East Africa for much of the 18th century.


  13. African bishops remind Synod: our families have different problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Catholic World News

    African prelates speaking at the Synod of Bishops have reminded their colleagues that their primary concerns about pastoral care for families do not match those of bishops in affluent Western countries. The Catholic faith is spreading rapidly in Africa, bishops from that continent note, and the faithful believe that after generations of learning from European missionaries, their communities now have something to teach the West.


  14. As violence ravages homeland, Nigerian bishop hopes in synodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Oct 8, 2014 / 04:46 pm .- Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, has high hopes for the outcome of the current bishops' synod, noting the contributions of the African Church despite extreme violence and other local struggles. "There is great hope, the mood is good and I think there is a lot to be achieved," Archbishop Kaigama told CNA at the Vatican Oct. 7. He said the bishops attending the synod have shown "frankness in sharing" and "humility in listening," as Pope Francis requested at the start of the gathering.


  15. Kwankwaso and the 'two Kano's'Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnanna About a fortnight ago, I received a text message inviting me to visit Kano. It was sent by Alhaji Halilu Baba Dantiye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.


  16. Nigeria: President Jonathan's Claim of Railway Revamp Is a FlukeRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    The Jonathan regime has a predilection of lying about everything. It is a regime that is steeped in mindless corruption.


  17. Where have all the Leaders gone?Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Vanguard

    "Am I the only guy in this country who's fed up with what's happening? Where the hell is our outrage? We should be screaming bloody murder! We've got a gang of clueless bozos steering our ship of state right over a cliff, we've got corporate gangsters stealing us blind, and we can't even clean up after a hurricane much less build a hybrid car. But instead of getting mad, everyone sits around and nods their heads when the politicians say 'stay the course."


  18. China's "Black Coal, Thin Ice" tops Golden Horse Awards nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - China's "Black Coal, Thin Ice" received eight Golden Horse Awards nominations, topping the contenders list. It was nominated in categories including best film, best director, best actor and best actress, Variety said.


  19. Golden Horse Awards: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' Leads NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's executive committee on Friday announced its nominees for the 51st Golden Horse Awards, widely regarded as Asia's most prestigious film awards. Chinese film Black Coal, Thin Ice , which won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, leads the way in terms of nominations with eight, including for best feature film, best director, best leading actor and best leading actress.


  20. Nigerian Archbishop demands answers over weapons dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 |

    A Nigerian Archbishop is calling for the investigation of a multimillion-dollar arms deal which included Nigerian authorities and a Reverend. Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, the president of the Nigerian bishops' conference, is leading the charge for answers over an alleged illegal weapons deal that may involve a high-profile Christian leader.