Nigeria’s Inflation Reduces Again

Nigeria’s Headline Inflation slowed for the third consecutive month in August. The headline inflation reduced from 11.08 per cent in July to 11.02 per cent in August. BOOK STORE Food Inflation reduced from 13.39 per cent in July to 13.17 per cent in August while Core Inflation reduced from 8.80 per cent in July to…

Reactions trail discovery of Patience Jonathan’s ‘garden’ in Canadian hospital

Former first lady Patience Jonathan has been under probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged fraud and money laundering since the beginning of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Recently, Nigeria’s Supreme Court affirmed the interim forfeiture of N2.4 billion allegedly traced to her. The interim forfeiture order was earlier granted by a…

Nigeria Has Become Fulani Estate -Alaigbo President, Prof. Nwala

When people say that basic principles that should keep a multi-national state together no longer matter and should no longer be operational, then it means that you have dissolved the federation Prof. Uzodinma Nwala, President of Alaigbo Development Foundation (a body of the Igbo intelligentsia) says the Fulani tribe in Nigeria are running the country…

Where Are Sowore, Ohimai, Dadiyata? By Fredrick Nwabufo

When citizens in their homes are abducted in the dead of the night and thrown into the pits of silence by security agencies for raising their voices and for doing their bounden duty of holding the government to account, totalitarianism reigns. Democracy is freedom; freedom to exist and to exercise the full catalogue of natural…

Drone strikes knock out half of Saudi oil capacity, 5 million barrels a day By John Defterios and Victoria Cavaliere, CNN Business Updated Sep 14, 2019.

Abu Dhabi (CNN Business) – Drone strikes on crucial Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom’s oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply, people with knowledge of Saudi’s oil operations told CNN Business. Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saturday took responsibility for the attacks, saying 10 drones targeted state-owned…

Xenophobic rage: Our story — Returnees

On September 14, 2019  By Nwafor …South Africans don’t know God …I was so impoverished …I couldn’t afford ticket to return home …Most common jobs in South Africa are drug related businesses and Advance Fraud …Police watch as they kill Nigerians …I regret stepping my foot in South Africa …Shame of retuning home kept me…

How a Hong Kong protest song became an unofficial ‘anthem’ By Eric Cheung, Julia Hollingsworth and Isaac Yee, CNN Updated 1 hour ago Sep 14, 2019.

Hong Kong (CNN) – In glitzy malls across Hong Kong, people are spontaneously breaking into a song. It’s not just any tune — it’s a rousing ballad that some are calling the city’s new, if unofficial “national anthem.” For over three months, pro-democracy protesters in the semi-autonomous Chinese city have been demonstrating over a range…

Minimum wage: Buhari makes new promise to Nigerian workers

– President Buhari has promised that he would soon implement the new minimum wage – Mixed reactions have continued to greet the delay in the implementation of the new minimum wage by the federal government – Buhari, however, assured that his government would leave no stone unturned to ensure the workers enjoy good life President…

Atiku and PDP Reject Verdict of Tribunal, Head to Supreme Court

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the People’s Democratic Party have rejected the judgement of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld the election of Muhammadu Buhari as the President of Nigeria in the February 23, 2019 poll. The Presidential tribunal on Wednesday September 11, dismissed the petition of Atiku Abubakar and the PDP, saying…