South Korea arrests Nigerian for smuggling meth worth $1.7m

South Korean Police said Wednesday they have arrested a 46 year-old Nigerian for smuggling large amounts of methamphetamines, also called meth, into the country through international mail from China. The Nigerian yet to be identified...

Ronaldo in 15m euro tax fraud allegation

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a lawsuit filed on Tuesday by the prosecutor office in Madrid for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities. The Portugal captain was accused of not paying in tax about 14.7...

Why the 2017 Budget signing was delayed – Acting President, Osinbajo explains

Last night, the much talked about 2017 budget was finally signed by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo one month after it was passed. Shortly after he signed it at the presidential villa, Osinbajo explained...

Billionaire son, Paddy Adenuga, has a message for all the people sliding into his...

Paddy is the son of billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga. According to him, this is a subtle message to all the people sliding into his DM.

Stop causing mayhem to save your drowning political career- Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello...

The Kogi state government has asked Senator Dino Melaye to stop orchestrating crisis in the state in his bid to save his drowning political career. Dino had an anti-Yahaya protest in front of the polytechnic...

Osinbajo approves news board for Code of Conduct Bureau

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved a new board for the Code of Conduct Bureau CCB, naming Dr. Muhammad Isah from Jigawa state (North West) as its‎ Chairman. Acting...

Nigeria floats $300m Diaspora bond

By Isaac Aregbesola The federal government has rolled out the first ever Diaspora bond of $300 million to raise funds from Nigerians in the Diaspora to finance capital projects. Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant...

Qatar stabilises amidst Saudi-led blockade

Qatar’s financial markets stabilized on Monday after a week of losses as the government showed it could keep the economy running in the face of sanctions by its neighbours, led by Saudi Arabia. The finance...

Russia gets cyber-weapon to destroy electricity system

With the assistance of allied hackers, Russia has developed a cyberweapon capable of destroying electricity grid, U.S. researchers report that such could be used to upset the American electric system. The reports say that the...

Babcock University graduates 89 First Class students

Folashade Adebayo A 22-year-old student of the Accounting Department of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Alexandria Braie, has emerged the best graduating student of the university. Braie was declared the winner of the President’s Award for...

Farewell: Usain wins final 100m bolt in Jamaica

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has won his last 100 meters race on home soil in Jamaica in an emotional farewell at a stadium which sold-out and was full to capacity. He is set to retire...

Zintan military council rejects freeing Gaddafi’s son Saif

The military and city council of the Libyan city Zintan (180 km southeast Tripoli) on Sunday objected on the release of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, who has been freed by the militia detaining him in...

Largest West Bank settlement construction in 25 years

Israel has green lighted plans for over 8,000 new homes in the West Bank, with over a third for “immediate” construction, the defense minister revealed on Sunday, making it the largest expansion of Jewish...

Ethiopia warns of emergency food aid shortage, 7.8m people to suffer

Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people hit by severe drought by the end of this month, the government and humanitarian groups said. Successive failed rains blamed by meteorologists on...