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Why I agreed to serve in President Jonathan’s government – Nuhu Ribadu

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Nuhu Ribadu accepts PTF job

I was greeted to numerous calls and mail yesterday when the administration announced my name as Chairman of the 21-man Petroleum Revenue Special Task Force.

Given my recent political pedigree, many inquirers naturally wanted to understand what was happening, and whether it was true that I was consulted and whether I would accept the offer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Taliban Bomb Stash Blown Up

Taliban Bomb Stash

The Sun in UK today reported that UK soldiers are jubilant after blowing up a Taliban bomb stash hidden in an Afghan desert.

The four tons of ammonium nitrate is the biggest haul yet uncovered in Afghanistan — and would have kept terrorist bomb makers going for years.

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Ribadu Writes Nigerians A “Thank You” Letter

Thank You Nigerians

Last October I picked up membership of the Action Congress of Nigeria, and with that move, started an important journey, along with fellow compatriots, to help renew our dreams and our country. It was a journey and a challenge to correct what we diagnosed to be wrong and ill about governance in our country.

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Ribadu joins UN anti-corruption team in Afghanistan

The Presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, today begins a three-week country governance audit of Afghanistan as part of a six-man international monitoring team set up by the United Nations under the “Afghanistan Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee.”

Mr. Ribadu left Nigeria for Afghanistan last Tuesday, May 3; joined five other team members in Dubai; and traveled into Kabul at the weekend where they are expected to fine-tune the strategy of curbing corruption in the troubled country.

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