The PUL Elections–a Good Example for the Elections to Come, but . . .

[Observer] Most of the Journalists Who Turned Out Were Interested in and Committed to One Thing Only–the Election for President. Other Matters On the Congress Agenda Were Treated As Totally Secondary or Non-Essential. It Was Observed That Very Many of…

[Observer] Most of the Journalists Who Turned Out Were Interested in and Committed to One Thing Only--the Election for President. Other Matters On the Congress Agenda Were Treated As Totally Secondary or Non-Essential. It Was Observed That Very Many of Those Who Turned Out Remained Outside Talking Politics and "Electioneering". They Had Little or No Time for Anything Else.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Remembering the Quiwonkpa Invasion – the Hunted and the Naked Prey

[Observer] While throngs of Liberians and residents took to the streets on Tuesday, November 12, 1985, dancing and chanting revolutionary songs and heaping praises on Quiwonkpa and his men, and as total strangers happily hugged each other in the street…

[Observer] While throngs of Liberians and residents took to the streets on Tuesday, November 12, 1985, dancing and chanting revolutionary songs and heaping praises on Quiwonkpa and his men, and as total strangers happily hugged each other in the streets as a way of signaling support for the 'invasion', very few, if any, of the jubilating crowds were aware of what the real state of play was militarily. In their convivial carnival-like activities on the streets, most of them cared less about what the reality was at tha

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Put Development Before Politics, Tony Momoh Tells Government

[Guardian] Abuja -For Nigeria to realise its full potential, the Federal Government should put development before politics. A former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh gave this advice in Abuja yesterday.

[Guardian] Abuja -For Nigeria to realise its full potential, the Federal Government should put development before politics. A former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh gave this advice in Abuja yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FMBN Urges N500 Billion Recapitalisation, Seeks Compliance With Housing Scheme

[Guardian] Abuja -National Housing Fund (NHF) Acting Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Richard Esin, has urged the Federal Government to re-capitalise the FMBN from its current capital base of N2.5 billion to N500 bi…

[Guardian] Abuja -National Housing Fund (NHF) Acting Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Richard Esin, has urged the Federal Government to re-capitalise the FMBN from its current capital base of N2.5 billion to N500 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Odoh Remains Nigeria’s Undisputed Master

[Guardian] His stock continues to rise. Even when the odds seem stacked against him, Nigeria’s number one golfer, Andrew Odoh, always finds a way to wriggle out of a tight corner and mount the podium.

[Guardian] His stock continues to rise. Even when the odds seem stacked against him, Nigeria's number one golfer, Andrew Odoh, always finds a way to wriggle out of a tight corner and mount the podium.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Changing Lanes – Switching Allegiance From Country of Birth to Country of Origin

[Guardian] International football may be slowly losing the fight to club football, but there is still something quite sacred about the national team of any nation. This is true particularly for African countries, and even more so for Nigeria, the most …

[Guardian] International football may be slowly losing the fight to club football, but there is still something quite sacred about the national team of any nation. This is true particularly for African countries, and even more so for Nigeria, the most populous black nation on the planet.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria