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Lekan Beats Wife To Death In Lagos, Now On The Run

The Nigerian social media space is flooded with a shocking report of another woman beaten to death by her husband after a domestic squabble.TheSimonAtebaNews has not established contact with the family, but reports said Ronke Shonde was beaten to...

List Of 100 Young Nigerians To participate In the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria has recognised 100 young Nigerians selected to participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship.The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship programme of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and a key component of...

War Front: Nigerian Army Gives Update, Says Boko Haram Losing Big

UPDATE ON OPERATION LAFIYA DOLETroops of 26 and 223, Battalions, Army Headquarters Strike Group and Armed Forces Special Forces have continued offensive operations in furtherance of Operation CRACKDOWN. The troops have cleared remnants of Boko Haram in Izza and...

Money To Death: Chidiebere, Okonkwo Swallow 137 Wraps Of Cocaine, Then Fall Ill

Two Nigerian men who swallowed in total 137 wraps of cocaine have been saved from dying as a result of complications that followed, the Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Muhammad Mustapha...

Blow To Buhari’s Govt As Niger Delta Avengers Hit Oil Supply Again

Even a retired Major-General from northern Nigeria who has asked security operatives to treat pipeline vandals in southern Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorists wreaking havoc in northeastern Nigeria, seems helpless. Militants calling themselves Niger Delta Avengers have stepped up...

After Months Of Avoidable Drama, Buhari Signs 2016 Budget

The drama over the 2016 budget has finally come to an end and President Muhammadu Buhari has signed it. Below is what he said after signing it.1.     It gives me great pleasure today to sign the first full-year budget...

Buhari Receives Budget, Awaits Ministers’ Advice Before Signing

There were indications on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari would not immediately proceed to sign the corrected version of the 2016 Budget, transmitted to him by the National Assembly, as being expected in some quarters.Ministers, who raised concerns on...

No More Bailout For States, Says Finance Minister

The Federal Government on Thursday ruled out the possibility of providing bailout funds for state governments to meet their financial obligations, including the payment of salaries of workers, due to declining allocation from the Federation Account.It insisted that rather...

Nigerian Army Court-martials 2 Generals

The authorities of the Nigerian Army have convened a Special Court Martial to try two senior officers of the service, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Sani and Maj. Gen. Patrick Falola.It was gathered that because of the status of officers involved...

Buhari To The West: If You’re Sincere About Helping Nigeria, Return Our Stolen Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to facilitate the faster recovery of Nigeria’s stolen wealth stashed abroad.Receiving the Executive Secretary of UNODC, Mr Yury Fedotov, President Buhari said that the...
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Opportunity for crypto in Africa is enormous and will impact everyone – Luno CEO Marcus Swanepoel

Luno CEO Marcus Swanepoel, speaking at AfricaCom 2019, has outlined how the implementation and use of...
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Nigeria has 109 senators. 101 are men. Biodun Olujimi from Ekiti state has just been sworn in as the 8th female senator

The President of the Nigerian Senate Ahmad Lawan was delighted on Thursday after Biodun Olujimi was sworn in as the...

African energy ministers vow to stick with fossil fuels, attack climate change ideology, reject green economy

Some African energy ministers last week vowed to stick with fossil fuel products, even as climate change activists protested outside, warning...

Lesotho in need of strong economic reforms – IMF

The economy of the Kingdom of Lesotho, an enclaved country within the border of South Africa with about 2.2 million people, is...

Mozambique’s economy recovering well from cyclones Idai and Kenneth – IMF

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that the economy of Mozambique, which was hit hard by two ravaging cyclones in...

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