N325 million Lekki land linked to Alison-Madueke temporarily forfeited to Nigerian govt

N325 million Lekki land linked to Alison-Madueke temporarily forfeited to Nigerian govt

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A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered an interim forfeiture of landed property valued at N325.4 million allegedly belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Petroleum Minister, to the federal government. Babs Kuewunmi, the judge, granted the order following…

A Ticking Time Bomb, BY DAVID MBA

A Ticking Time Bomb, BY DAVID MBA

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The future of Nigeria looks bright as it is predicted to be the first African nation to reach $1trillion in GDP by 2030. The continent’s most populous country with its biggest economy is blessed with abundant human resources. With a current population…

APC: Tasks before Oshiomhole…

APC: Tasks before Oshiomhole…

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THE governing party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend, conducted its national convention where new set of national officers to run its national secretariat for four years were elected. To lead the team of national working committee is the immediate…

Power: Recover $16bn from Obasanjo, Oshiomhole tells Buhari

Power: Recover $16bn from Obasanjo, Oshiomhole tells Buhari

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has re-echoed President Muhammadu Buhari’s allegations that ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration spent $16bn on the power sector without tangible results. Oshiomhole said this while addressing party supporters after receiving handover notes from…

Onaiyekan blames Nigerian crisis on ‘overnight religious leaders’

Onaiyekan blames Nigerian crisis on ‘overnight religious leaders’

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Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, yesterday raised the alarm over emergence of what he described as “overnight religious leaders” in Nigeria’s two main religions. He said this while speaking at the first international conference by the interreligious council of the…

Malta has agreed to take on the majority of the 234 refugees that have been stuck on the rescue ship Lifeline for days.

Malta has agreed to take on the majority of the 234 refugees that have been stuck on the rescue ship Lifeline for days.

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A Danish cargo ship that rescued more than 100 refugees in the Mediterranean Sea earlier this week has been allowed by Italy to dock at one of its ports. T he Alexander Maersk, which had been in limbo for the last couple…

Imo: Okorocha did not sacrifice my governorship ambition – Son in-law, Nwosu

Imo: Okorocha did not sacrifice my governorship ambition – Son in-law, Nwosu

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Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law and anointed aspirant for Imo 2019 gubernatorial election, Uche Nwosu, yesterday said his ambition was not sacrificed by Okorocha to enable him (Okorocha) take control of the APC structure in the state. Nwosu’s statement was coming a day…

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Mr. Dele Belgore, former governorship aspirant in Kwara State who is under trial for an alleged fraud to the tune of N450m, has urged the court to permit him to attend the graduation of his daughter in the United Kingdom. In an…