Again, Saraki loses bid to stop trial

Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ruled that the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has the powers to prosecute the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki who is standing trial over false assets declaration. Delivering judgement in the suit filed by Saraki challenging the powers of the Tribunal to trial Read more

Kenya reduces petrol price for sixth time in a row

Motorists in Kenya are heaving a sigh of relief following further reduction in the price of petrol. The Energy Regulation Commission (ERC) on Thursday announced a reduction of the price per liter by Sh4.7 leaving it at Sh80.71. CCTV Africa reports that the cut was the sixth drop in a row in the montly price Read more

‘Black idiot’ coach slammed 7-match ban for Eleke abuse

The disciplinary committee of the Football Association of Slovenia has slammed a seven-match ban on Olimpija coach Marko Nikolic after his comment of ‘black idiot’ against Nigerian striker Blessing Eleke was viewed as racist. This ban means that the coach will not be on the Olimpija bench until the end of the season, which has Read more

Drama As Aluko Storms Ekiti State University for Pensioners’ Verification

There was drama at Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti on Thursday as the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Secretary, Dr. Temitope Aluko, showed up for the ongoing verification exercise of pensioners in the institution. Aluko stormed the University’s Pension Office where he was attended to by officials responsible for the exercise. The former Head Read more

Nigeria: AirPeace Begins Enugu to China Flights

Trade and commerce between the South East zone and China will soon receive a boost as AirPeace commences inter­national flights from Enugu to China. The airlines’ flight from the Akanu Ibiam Internation­al Airport to China, where many Igbo do business, is seen by stakeholders as a signifi­cant move that would create more jobs and boost Read more

Democratic debate: Clinton casts herself as the realist in the race

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton had a new line to sum up the differences between herself and Sen. Bernie Sanders: “Describing the problem is a lot easier than trying to solve it.” That line, which Clinton used at least twice in Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate on CNN, was meant to crystallize something that Read more

“I can’t believe it’s come to an end,” Bryant told the fans

Bryant addressed the sellout crowd, some of whom had paid exorbitant ticket prices to sit in on history. One buyer shelled out $27,500 to get a seat through StubHub, according to the Los Angeles Times. “I can’t believe it’s come to an end,” Bryant told the fans. “You guys will always be in my heart.” Read more