Posts Tagged ‘president’

What next for Nigeria's corruption crusade?

Written on May 28th, 2007 by
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Umaru Yar'Adua steps into Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo's shoes on Tuesday with a burden to prove to his critics that he is the man for the job and not the outgoing leader's puppet as he is widely seen.Read... Read More | Share

The Obasanjo Years: How OBJ Treated Niger Delta

Written on May 28th, 2007 by
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John Ogbedu, Sylvester Idowu, Uchechukwu Olisah, Kunle Olayeni, Gill Nsa-Abasi and Soji Ajibola interviewed a cross-section of Nigerians resident in the Niger Delta on their assessment of President Olusegun Obasanjo... Read More | Share

Obasanjo to retire to farm after May 29

Written on May 21st, 2007 by
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Nigeria's outgoing President, Olusegun Obasanjo, says he will return to his multi-million dollar farm in his home state when he stands down next week....... Read http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6677039.stm To listen to the audio, click on the icon... Read More | Share

FG Accuses Nnamani Of Sabotage and Plotting to Head an Interim Government

Written on April 20th, 2007 by
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AUDIO: The Federal government today accused the Senate President, Ken Nnamani of plotting to truncate its transition program to satisfy his selfish aim of heading an Interim Government. Click on the article to listen to the audio of the Press... Read More | Share

In Gambia, AIDS cure or false hope? – CNN.com

Written on March 21st, 2007 by
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By Jeff Koinange CNN BANJUL, Gambia (CNN) -- At the only hospital in the capital of this tiny West African nation, a 3-year-old AIDS patient named Suleiman receives his daily dose of medication -- a murky brown concoction of seven herbs and spices... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigerian Court Favors Vice President in Dispute with President

Written on February 21st, 2007 by
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By Gilbert da Costa Abuja 20 February 2007 A Nigerian court Tuesday ruled that President Olusegun Obasanjo has no power to remove the country's vice president, Atiku Abubakar, who is facing charges of corruption. Gilbert da Costa reports from Abuja... Read More | Share

April General Elections: The gathering storm

Written on February 18th, 2007 by
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In less than three months from today, close to 61 million Nigerians will be filing out to make history by voting to transit Nigeria from the civilian government of President Olusegun Obasanjo to another. There are indications that the authorities... Read More | Share

Hillary Clinton Joins the 2008 Presidential Race in the USA: "I'm In"

Written on January 20th, 2007 by
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New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) today announced she will establish a presidential exploratory committee, launching a 2008 campaign that could make her the first female president in history and the only former first lady to succeed her husband... Read More | Share

The Sun News On-line

Written on January 11th, 2007 by
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As the feud between President Olusegun Obasanjo and Vice President Atiku Abubakar, snowballed into legal tussle, the Federal Government on Tuesday said it had no intention of replacing the number two man with another person, as it again denied ever... Read More | Share

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