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Corruption so rampant in Nigeria that public funds comfortably sit in people’s pockets, says former Buhari’s aide

A former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on Financial Crimes in the Federal Ministry of Justice Mr. Biodun Aikomo has stated that, “the biggest problem Nigeria faces is corruption, as resources meant for everybody are in...

Court orders final forfeiture of millions of dollars stolen by former Nigerian First Lady Patience Jonathan

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, July 1, 2019, ordered the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 (Eight Million Four Hundred and Thirty Five Thousand Seven Hundred and...

Buhari reaffirms Nigeria’s support for the International Criminal Court

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reaffirmed Nigeria's support for the International Criminal Court (ICC) as much as possible to enable it fulfil its mandate.Receiving the Nigerian-born President of the ICC, Judge...

U.S. sanctions corrupt officials in Venezuela close to embattled Maduro

The United States on Thursday sanctioned Maduro-aligned Luis Alfredo Motta Dominguez and Eustiquio Jose Lugo Gomez for being current or former officials in the Maduro regime. "These individuals have been involved in rampant...

Nigerian and American vice presidents Osinbajo and Pence discuss terrorism, economy and guns at White House

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his American counterpart, Mike Pence, held discussions yesterday in the White House, with both leaders affirming the mutual benefit inherent in a deeper bilateral relationship between both countries.

Again, another Nigerian baby lover who “romance-scammed” American woman jailed

Justice M.L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Efedjare Maxwell to seven months imprisonment for duping foreigners of the sum of $13,700 (Thirteen Thousand, Seven Hundred...

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana in the United States

There are now 11 states in the United States of America where marijuana is legal. Illinois on Tuesday joined other states in legalizing the sale and use of recreational marijuana for adults.

My executive order on Iran sanctions – By President Donald Trump

 11:47 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much.  In a few moments, I’ll be signing an executive order imposing hard-hitting sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Office of the Supreme Leader of Iran,...

The Wildfire of Hate Speech | Opinion by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Around the world, hate is on the march.  A menacing wave of intolerance and hate-based violence is targeting worshippers of many faiths across the globe.  Sadly – and disturbingly – such vicious...

Joint Statement by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States on Yemen and the Region

The text of the following statement on Yemen was released by the Governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.Begin Text:The...
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NEW! Africell launches first 3G smart feature phone to run on KaiOS

Africell, one of the leading African telecommunications operators, on Wednesday, announced the launch of their first...
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Nigerian National Assembly to amend constitution to ensure smooth transition of legislative powers

The National Assembly has indicated interest in amending the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) to provide...

Buhari is slowly but surely dismantling institutional corruption in Nigeria – BMO

There is no doubt that the last four years of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has made unparalleled impact in its...

Nigeria federal projects refund: Senate approves N10.69 billion for Kogi State

The Nigeria Senate on Wednesday approved a promissory note issuance in the sum of N10.69 billion for Kogi State Government for...

Nigeria police arraign two more journalists over report on President Buhari’s adviser on finance and economy Sarah Alade

It's frightening to be a journalist in Nigeria these days. Across Africa's most populous nation, where Muhammadu Buhari, a former...

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