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‘Tax Us Now,’ 100 Millionaires Make An Unusual Plea 

More than 100 millionaires made an unusual plea on Wednesday: “Tax us now”. Their appeal came as a study backed by wealthy individuals and nonprofits found that a wealth tax on the world’s richest people could raise $2.52 trillion per year — enough to pay for Covid vaccines for everyone and pull 2.3 billion people […]

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Court Orders Nigerian Government To Pay Nnamdi Kanu N1 Billion 

A High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, on Wednesday ordered the Federal Government to pay the sum of N1 billion to Nnamdi Kanu, for violating the rights of the Biafra agitator. In a suit filed through his counsel, Aloy Ejimakorm, against Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), the leader of the Indigenous People of […]

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Buhari Did Not Direct Removal Of Petrol Subsidy, Says Senate President 

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan says President Muhammadu Buhari did not direct the removal of petrol subsidy. Speaking with reporters after a meeting with Buhari at the Aso Rock villa on Tuesday, Lawan said many citizens are concerned about the plan of the federal government to remove subsidies. “Well, it will be of interest to Nigerians […]

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Family Feud: Davido Slams Cousin Over Plan To Contest Against Uncle In Osun Governorship Election

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has slammed his cousin over his interest in contesting in the Osun State governorship election against his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The Aye crooner took to his Twitter page on Tuesday to share a photo of his cousin holding a clearance certificate from the Peoples Democratic […]

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Top Richest Black People In The World

According to the latest Forbes list of the world’s billionaires, there are 2,755 billionaires in the world and over 10 blacks are among them. Here is a list of the five top richest blacks in the world and what they do. Aliko Dangote Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Nigeria, іѕ а Nіgеrіаn buѕіnеѕѕmаn аnd рhіlаnthrоріѕt, the […]

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COVID-19: Three Nigerian Billionaires’ Wealth Increased To $6.9b

Three Nigerian billionaires’ wealth increased to $6.9 billion during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which began in March 2020, a report by Oxfam in Nigeria has said. Collectively, the total wealth of the three billionaires in Nigeria equal to $24.9 billion, the report stated. The report said the billionaires saw their wealth increase by 38.3 per […]

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‘If Osinbajo Were President, EndSARS Uprising Wouldn’t Have Happened’ — Group Endorses VP For 2023

The EndSARS uprising would not have seen the light of the day if Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s handling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was not derailed, a group endorsing the VP for the 2023 presidency has said.   The group, known as IdentifytheRightLeader, recently published a 120-page impact assessment report on the vice-president, detailing his activities […]

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2023: No Better APC Presidential Aspirant Than Tinubu In The South – Shettima

Former Governor of Borno state, Senator Kashim Shettima has said for equity and justice, the South ought to produce Nigeria’s next president. Shettima, who was speaking at the Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu support group conference in Abuja on Monday, said if the Presidency moves to the South, nobody from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

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Again, FG Files Amended Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu

The Nigerian Government has again filed amended charges against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The amended 15-count charge bordering on acts of terrorism was filed on Friday last week at the Federal High Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Channels Television got a copy of the charge […]

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US, UK Decline Kanu’s Request As Observers At Trial

The United States and the British Government have turned down a request by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to send representatives to observe the his trial holding at the Federal High Court, Abuja Division on January 18, 19, and 20. While the US said it was limiting its employees from […]

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Osinbajo Growing Campaign: Tinubu Camp Fumes Over Buhari’s Silence

The camp of the National Leader of the  All Progressives Congress, APC, has raised observations over what it, at the weekend, called the high profile political movements of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  for the 2023 Presidential race which, it claimed, may have been sanctioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. Sources in the Tinubu camp believe Osinbajo […]

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We Were Saints Compared To Today’s Level Of Corruption — IBB

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, (rtd) has said that compared to the current level of corruption in Nigeria, they were saints during his military regime. Babangida spoke in an interview with Trust TV monitored by Vanguard on Sunday. He said, “I sacked a governor for misappropriating N300,000. Now there are people — we read in the […]

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Four-day Lockdown Looms In South-East As Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Resumes

There are indications that South-east residents may be forced to observe a four-day lockdown from Monday, as the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s treason trial is set to resume at a Federal High Court, Abuja. Mr Kanu is scheduled to appear in court from January 18 to January 20. IPOB, an outlawed group leading the agitation […]

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Nigerian Government Distributes 80 Laptops To Female Farmers 

The Federal Government has distributed 80 laptops to female farmers trained in Information and Communication Technology and modern agricultural practices as well as empowered widows and the vulnerable in the South-South region. The Director-General, National Centre for Women Development, Dr Asabe Bashir, said during the training in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, that the beneficiaries were […]

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APC Official Resigns In Imo, Says He’s Ashamed Of Uzodinma’s Performance

An official of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State who resigned his position from the party has accused the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, of poor performance. Mr Uzodinma is a member of the APC. The official, Tochukwu Ugwumba, who was the APC spokesperson at the local level, Okwuabala Ward in Orlu Local […]

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IPOB Declares Sit-At-Home In South-East On Tuesday

The Indigenous People of Biafra has declared sit-at-home on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in the South-East. The group said it gave the order following Nnamdi Kanu’s court proceedings coming up on January 18, 19 and 20, 2022 at the Umuahia High Court. A statement by the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Saturday, […]

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It’s Repulsive For NDLEA To Link Me With Drugs, I’ve Never Felt So Low – Obi Cubana

Nigerian socialite, Obi Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, has revealed that it was repulsive for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to link him with illegal narcotic business. Obi Cubana stated this while speaking at an Instagram live interview with media personality, Daddy Freeze, on Saturday. The popular club owner was referring to his […]

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I Hope God Listens To Our Prayers On Insecurity –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed hope that God will listen to Nigeria’s prayers on insecurity, insisting that his regime has done its best on security and will continue to do more by pursuing policies to deal with terrorism. This was as he urged Nigerians to be fair to his government in assessing the insecurity in […]

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