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Nigeria's EFCC on Wednesday in Abuja arested Mr Alison Madueke. He was accused of laundering over $600, 000. Madueke is the husband of Diezani Alison-Madueke, former petroleum minister who has been in London for several months. She said she was...
*9 buses, police van burnt Traders at Dei-Dei International Market, FCT Abuja, Saturday evening fought hoodlums who blocked the convoy of their guest, PDP vice-presidential candidate Mr Peter Obi. The urchins packed in...
Yemi Osinbajo is now acting president of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari told journalists at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, shortly before leaving for London where he is expected to attend to his ill-health, on Monday, that he had...
Former health minister Babatunde Osotimehin, 68, has reportedly died in London. The Nigeria office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) made the announcement Monday morning. Osotimehin was until his demise UNFPA’s executive director. He was Nigeria's health minister from 2008 to...
António Guterres, the new United Nations secretary-general, on Thursday announced the appointment of Nigeria’s minister of the environment, Amina Mohammed, as his deputy. Guterres also announced the appointments of Ms Maria Viotti of Brazil and Ms Kyung-wha Kang of the...
The leak of 11.5million documents, being internal data of Panama-based offshore provider  Mossack Fonseca, has revealed how individuals use tax havens to hide their wealth. Global outrage has followed the ‘Panama Papers’ leak, involving a cache of secret financial...
One of the most colourful politicians to come out of northern Nigeria, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, Sunday night breathed his last in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt. In old age – and for all practical purposes blind – Sule spent...
Nigeria’s secretary of commerce and industry during the interim government of Ernest Shonekan in 1993, Mrs Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, has been reported dead. She died Saturday morning in Lagos, a source said. Kuforiji-Olubi, who had separated from her husband (Mr Olubi), was...
By FAROOQ KPEROGI Poor leadership is obviously a grave, enduring problem in Nigeria, but an even graver problem, in my opinion, is the country’s docile, acquiescent, and fatalistic citizenry. Most Nigerians are afflicted by a condition anthropologists...
By ABBA MAHMOOD -- The post-apartheid South African constitution is perhaps the most liberal constitution in the whole world. It reflects the vision of the victorious African National Congress (ANC) to create a rainbow nation where men and women of...

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