Nigeria: Electricity – Govt Dissolves Task Force, Constitutes Power Team

The Federal Government has disolved the Presidential Task Force on Power (PTFP) set up by former President Goodluck Jonathan to monitor the implementation of the Road Map on Power, while creating a Power Team in the Vice President’s office, the Daily Trust has learnt. Our reporter observed that the official website account of the task Read more

More Money in the Bank! Korede Bello Signs Another Endorsement Deal (Photos)

Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records singer, Korede Bello is sure having a lot of fun smiling to the bank as he becomes an ambassador for African fabric brand, Woodin for the second year in a row. On Tuesday, April 5 2016, Vlisco Nigeria Limited and superstar musician and entertainer, Korede Bello signed an agreement to renew Read more

Man Arrested and Charged to Court For Insulting President on Whatsapp

A man has been surprised after he was arrested by security operatives and charged to court for making insulting comments against the president on Whatsapp. A government employee has become the latest person to fall foul of President Robert Mugabe insult charges after he was arrested for allegedly circulating a video on social media denigrating Read more

Nine-year-old reporter faces backlash for covering homicide

In this September 2015, photo provided by Matthew Lysiak, Hilde Kate Lysiak poses for a photo at her home in Selinsgrove, Pa. (MATTHEW LYSIAK) A 9-year-old reporter who wrote about a suspected murder in her small Pennsylvania town is defending herself after some locals lashed out about a young girl covering violent crimes and said Read more

The battle line is drawn between me and Fayose- Aluko

the embattled whistleblower on the last Ekiti State governorship election, Dr. Tope Aluko and Governor Ayo Fayose really reconcile on Sunday in Lagos? Contrary to what the world was made to believe, the “raging feud” between the duo is far from being over. Aluko, who described the reconciliation between him and Fayose as a “joke Read more

PanamaPapers: Toyin Saraki’s lawyers disagree with husband, say secret assets belong to her alone

Toyin Saraki…. Lawyers to Toyin Saraki, the wife of the embattled Nigerian Senate president, Bukola Saraki, have said the controversial hidden assets the politician failed to disclose, tucked away in secret offshore tax havens, belong solely to Mrs. Saraki, and not her family estate. A trove of internal data from the Panama-based offshore-provider, Mossack Fonseca, Read more

Osun vows to do without federal allocation, seeks funds from land use charges

Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of Osun State Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday said his government would no longer rely on allocations from the federation account for the execution of its programmes. The governor, who made the statement at the signing into law of the Osun State Land Use Charge Law in Osogbo on Tuesday, Read more