Simon Ateba

Simon Ateba
Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him:

VP Osinbajo on Nigeria’s mega theft: Embezzled $3 billion could have built 7 major roads, 2 long bridges

Nigeria remains one of the most corrupt countries on earth. Millions of dollars disappear or are buried in private residences while more than 100 million people live on less than a United State dollar a day. Electricity is luxury and water and security are nowhere to find. As a result, Africa's most populous nation is grappling with an astonishing unemployment numbers,a catastrophically weak currency and insecurity that ranges from terrorism in the northeast to herdsmen in the middle belts and militants in the oil-rich but impoverished Niger Delta region 

“Outright falsehood”, Nigerian military brands Amnesty International report on schoolgirls’ kidnap

The Nigerian military on Tuesday accused Amnesty International of spreading false information over the kidnap of 110 schoolgirls in the northeastern state of Yobe...

Nigeria to achieve 7 percent growth in 2 years, finance minister Adeosun predicts

Nigeria's economic outlook was beginning to look great as Africa's most populous nation continues to exit recession, the Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi...

Gargantuan corruption remains Nigeria’s biggest problem, Vice President Osinbajo says

Nigeria remains a country rich in oil and natural resources but Africa's most populous nation is totally dilapidated with dysfunctional institutions and mega cases of corruption. At least 100 million people go to bed every night without electricity and without drinking water. Insecurity is widespread and terrorism by Boko Haram and herdsmen has left millions of people homeless. Many Nigerians have become used to living without a government as they provide their own water, security and the rest.

Ayaba Cho Lucas, the ruthless man who heads the armed wing of Cameroonian separatists

He is little known to the Cameroonian public and the world, but Ayaba Cho Lucas, a 'guerrilla' fighter for years came to the public consciousness weeks...

Attacked and discredited by Trump, Kenyatta returns to Nairobi after state visit to Cuba for new alliances

President Uhuru Kenyatta returned to Kenya on Monday morning after what the presidency described as "a landmark State visit to Cuba".The state visit focused...

Secessionists escalate acts of terror in Cameroon, set on fire minister’s house

Cameroonian secessionists escalated acts of terror in the southwestern region of the West African country on Sunday, burning down the residence of the minister...

Famous Nigerian televangelist TB Joshua delighted student he sponsored has graduated from Oxford with PhD in engineering

Yinka Oduwole graduated from the prestigious University of Oxford with a PhD and she is now a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Science

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