RICHEST AFRICANS

Yasseen Mansour

0out of 5

Paul Harris

4out of 5

Chris Kirubi

2out of 5

Jim Ovia

0out of 5

FAMOUS AFRICAN PASTORS

Chris Okotie

0out of 5

Mensah Otabil

3out of 5

Nigeria

BIAFRA: MASSOB faults Gov Umahi’s opposition to May 30 sit-at-home

By Vincent Ujumadu ABAKALIKI — The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) has faulted Ebonyi State governor, Chief Dave Umahi’s position

Read More

FG has no business borrowing to build airport — PETER OBI

By Peter Egwuatu LAGOS— FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, yesterday faulted the Federal Government’s borrowing of money from China to fund airport, saying

Read More

Dawn commission: S-West govs take integration efforts to agric sector

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—The South West Commissioners for agriculture yesterday, met in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital and discussed how to improve agriculture and agro-business within

Read More

Ebola: FG, Lagos query Kenya Airways over corpse repatriation

…May impose sanctions By Sola Ogundipe, Chioma Obinna & Olasukunmi Akoni and Monsur Olowopejo The Federal and Lagos State Governments are seeking sanctions against Kenya Airways for

Read More

Ecological Funds: NEC approves N2bn each for APC states, FCT

….Says Jonathan shortchanged APC states; Commends Osinbajo for stabilizing economy By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday approved the release of N2 billion each for 19

Read More

Nations ill-prepared to battle pandemic diseases —World Bank

The World Bank said, yesterday, that nations were failing to invest enough money to prevent the potential global spread of disease that could kill millions

Read More

CSOs plan one-million-man march against bad governance in Imo

By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—OVER 63 civil society organizations and other interested parties are planning a one-million-man march against what they tagged “the growing administrative anomalies,bad governance

Read More

Atiku urged to run in 2019 at HoG awards

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, amid encomiums, was presented with the Nigerian flag at the just-concluded Hall of Grace, HoG, Awards, for his contribution

Read More

Marketing communications can reshape Africa’s narratives— Ufot

Group Managing Director of SO&U Limited, Mr. UdemeUfot, has said marketing communicators can play a leading role in reshaping Africa’s historical and cultural values. He made

Read More

Chinese firm to build Kaduna refinery, source crude from Niger Republic

By Ben Agande Kaduna State government has signed agreement with a Chinese company to build a refinery in the state, which will use crude oil from

Read More

Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

By Onozure Dania Lagos State Physical Planning and Permit Authority has turned down a request to demolish a N28 million building on Adeniyi- Adele Road, on

Read More

LAUTECH students protest prolonged strike in Osogbo

…As NAF probes alleged invasion of varsity By Gbenga Olarinoye  Kingsley Omonobi Osogbo—Students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH yesterday took to major streets of Osogbo,

Read More

Firm accuses NPA of procurement breach, threatens court action

By Abdulwahab Abdulah lagos—A law firm has  threatened a legal action against the management of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), accusing it of not complying  with

Read More

Adeleke’s family didn’t pay for autopsy — LAUTECH

By Dapo Akinrefon osogbo—THE management of LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo has refuted claims by the family of Senator Isiaka Adeleke that it made payment for an

Read More

3i-infotech out with new software

By Tare Youdeowei INSURANCE software Solutions Company, 3i-Infotech Ltd, has said it is committed to service delivery in the insurance industry through the provision of core

Read More

Edo APC to PDP: Leave Oshiomhole, Obaseki out of your problems

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—LEADERS of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, called on the state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Dan

Read More

NUPENG threatens to halt fuel supply to Ekiti

By Victor    Ahiuma-Young NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, condemned recent attacks and destruction of some filling stations in Ekiti State

Read More

Delta PDP stalwart joins APC

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stalwart, Tabuko Emmanuel, and hundreds of his supporters at Otori-Iyede in Isoko North council, Delta State, have defected to All

Read More

Diocese of Lagos Mainland holds synod today

Anglicans of the Diocese of Lagos Mainland will begin their four-day synod today at the Cathedral Church of St. Jude, Ebute Meta, Lagos. It is the

Read More

Obasanjo urges sustained efforts in tackling violent extremism

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday urged the Federal Government to sustain the on-going fight against insurgency and other crimes in the country. Obasanjo made

Read More

Breaking: Manchester United wins UEFA Europa League

Manchester United has won the 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League by defeating Ajax 2-0. Manchester United’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) celebrates scoring with Manchester United’s French

Read More

I am confident Nigeria will be out of recession by September – Emefiele

Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has said that at the end of 2017 third quarter Nigeria will be

Read More

Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

Paul Pogba propelled Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax on Wednesday in a Europa League final rendered heavy with emotion by this week’s

Read More

Manchester United fans celebrate triumph after tragedy

A crowd of Manchester United fans were cheering outside a Stockholm stadium on Wednesday as their team won the Europa League, a relief for the

Read More

The Teachers’ Fortress berths in schools

BABS Olugbemi, author of the Students’ Fortress, the book that gave students ten  practical rules for passing exams excellently, has again published another book titled,

Read More

Naira stable at N379/$

The naira Wednesday maintained its stability against the dollar at N389 per dollar in the parallel market. The stability defied expectation that the currency will appreciate

Read More

We played for the people who died’ – Man Utd’s Pogba

Paul Pogba dedicated Manchester United’s Europa League title triumph on Wednesday to the 22 people killed in Monday’s terror attack in Manchester, defiantly saying: “We

Read More

Briton pleads guilty in FIFA scandal

A 60-year-old British citizen pleaded guilty in New York on Wednesday to money laundering conspiracy in connection with the sweeping corruption scandal that has rocked

Read More

Fighting corruption in Nigeri

Fighting corruption in Nigeria: Two timely interventions and one anti-climax Continues from yesterday It seeks to demonstrate how “this holistic approach would better position public institutions to

Read More

Tackling unitary features of Nigeria’s federal system

By Ladipo AdamolekunBetween January 1966 and September 1999, the military politicians who ruled Nigeria for close to thirty years – from Aguiyi Ironsi to Abdusalami

Read More