ActionAid Nigeria tasks govt to end extreme wealth and abject poverty

By Emmanuel Olorunfemi Actionaid Nigeria today holds a day dialogue on inequality in Nigeria with the theme “End the Age of Greed” which tasks Nigerian governments to take  rising inequality and abject poverty serious and to bring these issues to

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PDP will not challenge Obiano’s victory – Nwobu

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra said on Thursday that it would not contest the victory of Gov. Willie Obiano in court but would rather give credible opposition to the administration. Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, Anambra State PDP Chairman, made the

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Private jet skids off Abuja runway

A Private Jet operated by Nest Oil on Thursday skidded off the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.A statement by Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in Abuja, said the

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Zimbabwe university posts Grace Mugabe’s controversial PhD thesis

Zimbabwe’s leading university has published the thesis submitted by former first lady Grace Mugabe, who was controversially awarded a doctorate which is now the subject of a fraud investigation. Grace, whose apparent desire to succeed her 93-year-old husband prompted last

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State of The Nation: Our party is true coalition of Nigerians, Says PDP

By JONATHAN IPAA, ABUJA The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it represents the true coalition of Nigerians from across the country as being advocated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. In reaction to the

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Obasanjo’s coalition for Nigeria movement launhes January 31st

A political movement promoted by former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Coalition for Nigeria is due to launch January, 31. The movement is currently being coordinated by a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola. Mr. Oyinlola is a longstanding associate

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Oil prices surge, at $80 now

Oil prices on Thursday hit their highest since December, 2014, pushed up after U.S. crude inventories posted a 10th straight week of declines and as the dollar continued to weaken. Oil prices rallied to three-year high, boosted by a record

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Wizkid shares photo of his third child, Zion

Nigerian music star, Wizkid who welcomed a baby boy with his manager, Jada Pollock last year has finally shared photos of his son, Zion Ayo Balogun. He shared the photo of the cute baby via his Instagram page yesterday. The

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EFCC detains ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, for alleged fraud to the tune of N223m, The PUNCH can confirm. It was learnt that Lawal arrived at the

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Brazil court extends jail sentence for ex-president Lula

Former Brazilian leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva: jail term for corruption extended by Appeal court A Brazilian appeals court Wednesday not only upheld  former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s conviction for corruption, it also extended the sentence by

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