Seized N13bn: Investigators probe Goodluck Jonathan link

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s name once again came up on Saturday during investigations into the seized N13bn ($43.4m, N23m and £27,000) by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at the Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the National Intelligence Agency had claimed ownership of the money which was recovered on Thursday. […]

Buhari cancels medical trip to London, invites doctors to Nigeria

esident Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday changed a plan by which he was due to return to London this weekend for another round of medical treatment, barely two weeks after his return from a hospital there. Instead, his doctors will be arriving on Friday to carry out further medical examination on him. Sources at the Presidency informed SaharaReporters […]

Why some Nigerians faced extreme vetting at U.S. airports – Envoy

New York – Amb. Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US. Balogun, in an interview in Washington, added that the President Donald Trump’s travel ban did not affect Nigerians. “The executive ban on immigration […]

President Buhari arrives Nigeria after 51 days on vacation/medical leave

President Buhari has returned to Nigeria, after 51 days of vacation in London, United Kingdom. Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity, said President Buhari’s plane landed in Kaduna well after 7.am today in Kaduna, debunking earlier reports that the President flew in at about 4.am. “We are now at the helipad at […]

I traveled to India to search for my exact age – Obasanjo

Story Time with Baba. By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA – Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that loss of values in the society and high rate of criminality and delinquencies amongst the youth forced him to write ‘Tortoise stories’ books . Obasanjo who spoke in Abeokuta at 2017 International Youth Variety Day and Public Presentation […]

Nigerian returnees from Libya share tales of rape, torture

  Nigerian returnees from Libya have revealed how their search for financial freedom and a better life turned into a nightmare for them. On Tuesday, 161 Nigerians returned voluntarily from Libya, assisted by the International Organisation for Migration after being detained for several months in Libya. They said they travelled to the North African country […]

U.K. stops visas for health tourists after a Nigerian incurs £145,000 bill

By Chukwuma Muanya, Assistant Editor   Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole   advertisement     TOP HEADLINES   Nigerians seeking overseas treatment for medical conditions and those who go to have their babies so that they could become citizens of that country, may not be allowed into the United Kingdom (U.K.) after a Nigerian […]

Jonathan under attack for saying Dasuki didn’t steal $2.1bn

Condemnation on Tuesday greeted the comments by former President Goodluck Jonathan that a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd,), did not steal $2.1bn contrary to the accusation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, currently prosecuting the ex-NSA.Jonathan had stated that it was inconceivable to say that Dasuki stole $2.2bn, contending that his […]

Aisha’s outburst breached norms, values of a decent wife –Women’s group

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha  Umar Muhammed, Yola The Adamawa League of Women Empowerment has said that Aisha Buhari’s recent BBC  Hausa Service interview “breached the norms and values of a decent housewife of a serving president.” They also described it as “ill-timed and counter-productive,” saying it was critical of President Muhammadu Buhari’s approach to governance. […]

Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr., son of executed environmentalist, Ken Saro-Wiwa Sr., dies in London at 47

The son of renowned Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed more than 20 years ago, has died in London. Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, 47, passed away after suffering a stroke, his family say. He was a journalist who became an adviser to three presidents. The 1995 execution of his father by a military government […]

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