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Okonjo-Iweala in high spirits as WTO accepts nomination

By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon Nigerian economist and international development expert, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has reacted after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) accepted her nomination for the position of its director-general. Despite protests by the Egyptian government who nominated Mr. Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh for the same position. Egypt opposed Okonjo-Iweala’s nomination on grounds of it being belated. The […]

Rivers police to residents: Ignore Wike’s COVID-19 curfew, stick to FG’s

Nyesom Wike By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt Police in Rivers State asked residents to ignore the 8 pm to 6 am COVID-19 containment curfew imposed by Governor Nyesom Wike and instead honour the 10 pm to 4 am protocol stipulated by Federal Government. The Police Command in Rivers in response to residents’ complaints said […]

8th coup staged to topple Abacha at the time he died – Al-Mustapha

From L-R: Late General Sani Abacha, his wife, Hamza Al-Mustapha and Muhammadu Buhari By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo Again, former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to late Nigerian military ruler Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has risen in defence of his boss. He said the former head of state died at a time a coup was being […]

Don’t vilify Abacha, query those who stole the billions he left – Al-Mustapha

Abacha’s former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo In defense of Nigerian former head of state, General Sani Abacha, his former Chief Security Officer (COS), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha said instead of blaming the late military ruler for the billions looted during his regime, Nigerians should instead query those who […]

Adesina reacts to AfDB Vice President’s resignation

By Taiwo Okanlawon President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has reacted to the resignation of Jennifer Blanke, as vice president for agriculture, human and social development at the bank. Blanke’s resignation was confirmed by the bank on Wednesday and takes effect July 4, 2020. Blanke who joined the bank in 2017, said […]

Another Presidential aide Sani Yekini dies

By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon Sani Yekini, a protocol officer attached to the office of Aisha Buhari, has passed away. Aisha announced his passing via her official Twitter account. She said the deceased who suffered from a diabetic condition, worked with her for 4 years. “Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun. On behalf of my family […]

Abacha’s son reveals current relationship with President Buhari, IBB’s families

  By Seun OpejobiOne of the sons of Nigeria’s late Head of State, Sani Abacha, Sadiq, has disclosed how the family relates with President Muhammadu Buhari.  Sadiq said his family relates fine with President Buhari’s family. Speaking with BBC Hausa service on Wednesday, the son of the late dictator said his family also relates well […]

Edo Election: University of Ibadan confirms Obaseki’s certificate

By Wale OdunsiUniversity of Ibadan (UI) has confirmed that Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, graduated from the institution. The Registrar, Mrs Olubunmi Faluyi, made the confirmation on Wednesday. A statement she signed noted that “Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State graduated from the University of Ibadan where he studied Classics.” The school […]

How Bianca fulfilled Ikemba’s dream to immortalise white man who died for Biafra

Bianca Ojukwu By Anayo Okoli – Enugu Widow of late Biafra Leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu has embarked on a project to immortalize Bruce Mayrock, the 20-year-old man who set himself ablaze on May, 29th, 1969 in front of the United Nation Building in New York in order to draw the attention […]

Abacha’s son cries over airport scrutiny

…says “we are delisted from the black book” Alleges late father’s friends abandoned them By Ibrahim Hassan Son of former Nigerian military ruler, Sadiq Abacha, has alleged that even though a travel ban on the Abachas has been lifted since during the Yar’adua era, members of the late General Sani Abacha family were still harassed […]

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