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BOLA TINUBU: Relives EFCC Interrogation Encounter and Other Matters of the Nation

Written on June 14th, 2007 by
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    THE NATION Tinubu relives EFCC encounter  14/6/2007 Former Governor of Lagos State Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday relived his encounter with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials, describing it as "civil", "professional and devoid of "politica...
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WHAT HAPPENED ON JUNE 12, 2007: A Compendium

Written on June 13th, 2007 by
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    GUARDIAN June 13, 2007   Rain of tributes as citizens mark June 12 Buhari: It's Nigeria's democracy day Soyinka: Yar'Adua should rewrite history From Mohammed Abubakar (Abuja), Farotimi Oluwole and Abiodun Fanoro (Lagos) THE significance of the June 12, 1...
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THE NATION EDITORIAL: Energy – Back to the basics

Written on June 12th, 2007 by
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        THE NATION EDITORIAL 13/6/2007  Energy: Back to the basics         The failure of the Obasanjo presidency was the failure of its energy policy. That government, for eight years, fled from the basics, while mouthing "deregulation" and...
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MKO ABIOLA: Text of the June 11, 1994 Epetedo proclamation speech announcing the formation of GNU

Written on June 12th, 2007 by
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    THE NATION 12/6/2007  ‘Enough is enough’          Text of the proclamation speech by the late M.K.O. Abiola on Saturday, June 11, 1994, announcing the formation of a Government of National Unity (GNU) at Epetedo...
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THE NATION EDITORIAL: A tale of two refineries

Written on June 10th, 2007 by
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        THE NATION EDITORIAL A tale of two refineries 10/6/2007 Although they were working in fits and starts, their privatisation threw up controversy of unimaginable proportion. Godwin Isenyo and Clarice Azuatalam write on the controversial sale of Kaduna and Port Harcourt...
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What Nigerians Expect Of Yar`Adua, By McKinnon, Nnamani

Written on June 2nd, 2007 by
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    GUARDIAN June 3, 2007 What Nigerians Expect Of Yar'Adua, By McKinnon, Nnamani FROM ALIFA DANIEL, ABUJA FOR Nigerians to have confidence in the country's democracy, President Yar'Adua should work hard to restore the faith of the citizens in the system, Commonwe...
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LEVI OBIJIOFOR: Yar`Adua as Obasanjo

Written on June 1st, 2007 by
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    GUARDIAN Yar'Adua as Obasanjo's 'Greek gift' By Levi Obijiofor Depending on how you perceive Olusegun Obasanjo's tenure as president, there are many people in Nigeria who would be mourning or celebrating Obasanjo's exit from power. The only problem is that Umar Musa Yar'Adua,...
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PINI JASON: Obasanjo : How will history remember him?

Written on June 1st, 2007 by
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  VANGUARD Obasanjo : How will history remember him? Friday, May 25, 2007 Friday withPini Jason It was Richard Nixon who said something to the effect that in the footsteps of great men, we hear the roaring thunder of history. History is often about great men in great moments in a g...
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GODWIN DABO: Letter to President Umaru Shehu Yar`Adua

Written on May 30th, 2007 by
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      May 26, 2007. His Excellency, Alhaji Umaru Yar'Adua, President/Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Elect Aguda House, Abuja. Your Excellency, TO SUCCEED YOU MUST MAINTAIN A SAFE  DISTANCE FROM THE OBASANJO ERA FRO...
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REPORT: Behold, The New President and Vice-President! [INDEPENDENT]

Written on May 29th, 2007 by
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    INDEPENDENT Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, a former polytechnic teacher, is one of the few Governors in this age yet to be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). A taciturn politician and younger brother of the late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, he was...
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