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Why I Abducted, Killed 5-Year-Old Pupil, By School Proprietor

The police in Kano State have arrested the abductors and killers of five-year old Hanifa Abubakar, a pupil of Noble Kids Academy in Kwanar Dakata, Nassarawa local government area of Kano State. The principal suspect, Abdulmalik Mohammed Tanko, 30, who turns out to be the victim’s teacher, had initially demanded N6 million ransom for her […]

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Former Governor, T.A Orji Disowns Presidential Posters, Makes Way For Younger Ones To Serve

Former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, has disowned recent presidential campaign posters that flooded Aba and Umuahia, saying he had no more political ambition since he would quit politics after serving out his present term in 2023. He said he would not go back on his words and blamed fifth columnists and his political […]

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Dangote’s Wealth Surges By $1.3 Billion In Three Weeks, Nears Senegal’s GDP

Aliko Dangote recorded a boost of as much as $1.3 billion in his fortune in the year to January 21, a period that was a blessing to investment for shareholders of his cement firm, Dangote Cement Plc. At $20.4 billion according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index on Friday, the wealth of Africa’s richest man now approaches the value […]

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Win AFCON And Get $250,000, Otedola Challenges Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been promised $250,000 by Femi Otedola if they lift the 2021 AFCON trophy. The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, who was at the Super Eagles’ Hotel la Rabidou camp in Garoua alongside business moguls, Otedola and Aliko Dangote on Wednesday, made the announcement. They visited the team’s camp at […]

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3 Out Of 10 Nigerians Are Mentally Sick — Reps

House of Representatives has said that 3 out of every 10 Nigerians have one form of mental illness or another. Quoting the World Health Organization statistics, the House added that over 20,000,000 Nigerians were currently suffering from various degrees of mental illness or disorder without psychiatric health care. To this end, the House mandated its […]

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We’ll Leave Nigeria Better Than We Met It – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration is determined to hand over a better Nigeria than the one they inherited and urged people to be fair in their assessment of what his government has achieved so far. Buhari specifically asked Nigerians to assess him on the campaign promises he made ahead of the […]

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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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