Posts Tagged ‘president’

Nigerian President Retires 40 Army Generals

Written on July 31st, 2007 by
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Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has ordered the retirement of 40 top army generals, and has appointed new officers to take their place. A Nigerian defense spokesman, Colonel Mohammed Yusuf, says the retirements are part of a normal process, and that... Read More | Share

Nigeria's president names cabinet

Written on July 26th, 2007 by
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Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has announced his cabinet, almost three months after he was elected. Four members from his predecessor's administration have been given key positions, suggesting Olusegun Obasanjo will still be influential. In the... Read More | Share

Flashback on Ministerial Intrigues

Written on July 13th, 2007 by
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Assistant Editor, Idowu Samuel, reminisces on the intrigues and powerplay that eventually saw the emergence of ministers-designate as contained in the list submitted to the National Assembly by President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

Nigerian Senate delays screening of ministers

Written on July 12th, 2007 by
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By Camillus Eboh ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua's proposed ministers were due to undergo screening by the Senate on Tuesday, six weeks after Yar'Adua took power, but senators delayed the process which has been mired in... Read More | Share

Why Yar'Adua will run a corrupt-free govt – Akinjide

Written on July 3rd, 2007 by
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Former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Osuolale Akinjide (SAN), a political juggernaut who belongs to the first generation of SAN, took a critical look at the last April elections, the on-going political... Read More | Share

France starts African cash probe

Written on June 19th, 2007 by
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French prosecutors have launched an investigation into alleged embezzlement by two African leaders. The corruption investigation was launched this week after complaints by three agencies in March that property had been bought with stolen funds.Read... Read More | Share

Nigeria: Why I Won't Work With Yar'Adua, By Atiku (Page 1 of 2)

Written on June 18th, 2007 by
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday gave reasons why he is not ready to work with the administration of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, insisting that the verdict of the presidential election petition tribunal remains the pillar of hope on which any... Read More | Share

Should OBJ be forgiven?

Written on June 6th, 2007 by
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Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, stepped down after eight years in office last week but not until he had asked for forgiveness from Nigerians for whatever wrong he might have committed. Nigerian Tribune went to town to ask people if they have truly... Read More | Share

Nigeria inaugurates president in peace – Africa –

Written on May 31st, 2007 by
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ABUJA, Nigeria - This time, the shots were fired in celebration. For the first time in Nigeria's coup-riddled history of nearly six decades, power passed between two civilians and the army was hailing new President Umaru Yar'Adua with a 21-gun... Read More | Share

New Nigerian president Yar'Adua sworn in

Written on May 29th, 2007 by
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Umaru Yar'Adua is sworn in as Nigeria's new president, as opposition activists promise protests.Read More: Read More | Share

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