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Gender equality will take 170 years: UN

Amina Mohammed: UN deputy secretary-general: Gender equality will take 170 years t will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said. Mohammed, in her message to the Youth Forum of the Commission on the Status of Women, ahead of the International Commission on […]

Nigerian sentenced to 20 years for human trafficking in South Africa

  MAJAKE Mabesele, a high court judge in Johannesburg, has handed a 20-year jail sentence to Eke Ogochukwu, a Nigerian, who was convicted of sexually exploiting a 15-year-old girl and forcing her into prostitution. Ogochukwu was found guilty of four charges relating to human trafficking. His victim was said to have escaped in August 2015, […]

EFCC traces N500m Paris Debt money to Governor’s account, retrieves it

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has traced and retrieved a whopping sum of N500million found in one of Nigerian state governor’s account, thereby deepening the probe on the use of the N388.304billion Paris loan. The EFCC is probing how N19billion was illegally deducted from the London-Paris Club loan refund and how the money […]

Diezani deposited $115.01m, gave Belgore, Sulaiman N450m -Witness

  Ramon Oladimeji An official of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Timothy Olaobaju, on Monday, narrated how a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, stashed a sum of $115,010,000 in the bank with subsequent instructions to convert it to naira and be distributed among individuals in the 36 states of the federation. Among the […]

We’ll strike US silly, if…. says North Korea

We’ll strike US silly, if…. says North Korea — 14th March 2017 North Korean has threatened that it would launch ‘merciless’ attacks against the United States if an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson, which is joining South Korean forces for exercises, infringes on its sovereignty or dignity. Pyongyang, which has […]

EU MP fined, suspended for saying women are weaker, less intelligent than men

EU MP fined, suspended for saying women are weaker, less intelligent than men — 14th March 2017 A Polish member of the European Union Parliament is to lose his subsistence allowance of $9,750 as punishment for calling women “weaker” and “less intelligent” during a debate. Parliament President Antonio Tajani while announcing the punishment for Janusz […]

Sex is food of brain, it helps you think clearly – Study

Sex is food of brain, it helps you think clearly – Study — 14th March 2017 A study has revealed that when you have sex that leads to orgasm, your brain is happy and enters a mode that enables it function optimally, improving your cognition and helping you to think clearly. A 2010 study found […]

Cholera kills 80 in Zamfara

Cholera kills 80 in Zamfara — 14th March 2017 No fewer than 80 persons had been killed by Cholera in Zamfara State in the last one month. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Suleiman Gummi, dislclosed this on Tuesday, in Gusau. Alhaji Gummi maintained that about 500 others were currently receiving He said the disease […]

CAF chief Issa Hayatou to face anti-monopoly charges in Egypt

Caf president Issa Hayatou is coming under increasing pressure Egypt’s general prosecution has referred Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou to the country’s Economic Court on charges of violating local anti-monopoly rules. Caf Secretary General Hicham El Amrani has also been charged. A lawyer representing both parties attended a hearing in on Monday. With […]

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