#EndSARS: Makinde Gives Scholarship To 23-year-old Victim

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, yesterday gave automatic scholarship to 23-year-old Samuel Ogundeji, who was falsely accused of stealing a banker’s wallet and brutalised by men of the defunct SARS, which resulted in blindness. The governor, while receiving the report of the Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into police brutality and other related matters, […]

500 Nigerian outfits to benefit from $400 billion Amazon market

“A company was selling a litre of honey here at N2,000, but when we got it into Amazon. It is selling at the equivalent of N18,000,” he pointed out. Chief Executive Officer of Buy and Sell Nigerian Ltd Udeh Nduka says the company, through the Export Expansion Facility Programme (EEFP), is working to ensure that […]

Multimillion-dollar Fraud: Mr Woodberry’s U.S. hearing holds March

The jury’s eight-count charge of wire fraud still holds, meaning Mr Ponle stands to forfeit, to the U.S. government, any property derived from proceeds in his offences. A new date has been set for the multimillion-dollar fraud case involving Olalekan Ponle, aka Mr Woodberry. This is contained in court documents from the Northern District of […]

How We Found Abandoned Rivers’ Aircraft In Germany – Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said the state government through intelligence discovered a state-owned Legacy 600 Aircraft which was abandoned in Germany since 2012 during the administration of former governor Chibuike Amaechi who is the incumbent minister of transportation. Wike said it was unconscionable for the preceding administration in the state to have surreptitiously […]

Dangote Retains Africa’s Richest Person With $13.9bn Value

As African billionaires’ wealth rises 15% to $84.9bn For the 11th year in a row, the president of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote retained the continent’s richest person, worth an estimated $13.9 billion. This was revealed in the new Forbes Billionaires’ List: Africa’s Richest People 2022. According to the report, Africa’s billionaires became richer during […]

2023 Presidency: Group Warns PDP Against Fielding Northern Candidate

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been warned against fielding a presidential candidate from the North in 2023 as this may lead to mass exodus from the party. A political advocacy group, Reset Nigeria, which made the call in a statement, said the party risk mass exodus of members and extinction if it fails […]

NGX gains N810bn ahead of first MPC meeting

The Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) has posted a growth of N810 billion ahead of the first 2022 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slated for January 24 and 25. The market capitalisation, which opened last week at N23.951 trillion garnered N810 billion or 3.38 per cent to close at N24.761 trillion, January 21. Also, the NGX All-Share […]

Nigeria makes nationwide efforts to curtail Lassa fever outbreak

“The sanitation desks are being replicated in all the 774 LGAs in the country.” The federal government says it has strengthened activities on environmental health and sanitation response to the Lassa fever outbreak in the country. The Minister of State for Environment, Sharon IKeazor, disclosed this in a statement by Saghir el Mohammed, spokesman for […]

Nigeria under Buhari now among world’s most dangerous countries for journalists: RSF

A study by Reporters Without Borders has revealed that the safety for journalists and political media in Nigeria has worsened under President Muhammadu Buhari. A study by Reporters Without Borders has revealed that the safety for journalists and political media in Nigeria has worsened under President Muhammadu Buhari. This is contained in its Data of Press […]

Fans React As Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe, Unveils New Husband

Reactions have continue to trail the news of actress, Mercy Aigbe, who unveiled popular movie marketer and CEO of Ibaka TV, Kazim Adeoti a.k.a Adekaz, as her new husband. Mercy tied the knot with Adekaz through Islamic wedding rites called Nikkah. This is coming years after the actress quit her first marriage to Lanre Gentry. […]