Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

 

Monthly Archives: January 2015

90 year-old Robert Mugabe chosen as AU chairman

Robert Mugabe takes over as African Union chairman. African leaders meeting in Addis Ababa have chosen the continent’s oldest head of state, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, as AU chairman for the coming year. Mr Mugabe, who is 90, drew applause when

Kerry met Jonathan and Buhari on political violence

The U.S. Secretary of State, Sen. John Kerry met in Lagos with PDP’s President Goodluck Jonathan and APC’s Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd.) on political violence in Nigeria. Kerry made a brief stop in Nigeria on the prodding of U.S.

Niger Delta militants threaten unrest unless GEJ re-elected

Nigeria oil rebels warn of unrest unless Jonathan re-elected. Kennedy Tonjo-West is unhappy at the way Nigeria’s main opposition party and northern politicians have been criticising President Goodluck Jonathan’s record in the run-up to next month’s election. “We are not

Chinese-made drone may have crashed in Nigeria – Report

It Looks Like An Armed Chinese-Made Drone Crashed In Nigeria. As the brutal Boko Haram insurgency has entered its 7th year in Nigeria, the relationship between the government and China has deepened. In many ways it is a match of

NEDG is partisan: We’ll not feature at presidential debate – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not participate in the ongoing public debates on national television and radio stations organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG). Why Buhari will not attend the NEDG Presidential debates . . .

Pres. Jonathan’s Convoy Stoned in Jalingo

Angry youths stone Nigerian leader’s convoy; police fire gas.  Youths angry at the Nigerian government’s failure to fight Islamic extremists threw stones Thursday at President Goodluck Jonathan’s electioneering convoy in the eastern town of Jalingo, Taraba state, breaking windshields and

Feb elections: Mixing religion and politics in Nigeria

As tensions rise ahead of the February elections in Nigeria, some fear the country’s unity will face a new test on . . . Nigeria elections: Mixing religion and politics. As tensions rise ahead of elections in Nigeria, some fear

Obamarization of Buhari

Labeling and ridiculing the opposition used to be a tactic of the communist union organizer, Saul Alinsky, which he detailed in his 1971 book, “Rules for Radicals”. Obama had the ‘Birthers’ and Buhari has the ‘Certificaters’. The Birthers said Obama

Dr. Ezekwesili takes on Dr. Okonjo-Iweala over Prof. Soludo

A former Minister of Education, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili (photo: left) has taken on the Nigerian minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over the comments in an article made by the former CBN governor, Prof.

Maku hits back at Mark, Ahmadu-Ali & others

Labaran Maku (photo) the former Minister of Information and the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, has hit back at Senate President, David Mark, and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)