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Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.
The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
The 5th edition of the Biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora, AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival is fast approaching and the announcement of the nominees list is set to crank up the anticipation.
He further revealed that he became the propeller of APC in the state and the whole of South East, mobilizing people for the party in Imo, Ebony, Abia, Enugu, and Anambra states.
The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.
The Minister of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, on Friday called on wood and allied dealers to protect the wild flora and fauna in the country, for a sustainable environment.
Discussions in Ghana’s media space – radio, television and social media, on Friday January 9 has been dominated by the death of a 21 – year – old female artiste.
Mathew Knowles, the father of American singer Beyoncé, has said his daughter’s light skin has helped her to become more famous.
Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has criticised the All Progressive Congress, APC, for making ‘frivolous’ claims of achievements.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it is amazed over some alleged frivolous claims credited to certain leaders of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in which it said the ruling party expressed confidence that its scorecard in 2019 would be that it cleared the PDP’s mess.
The Nigerian Army has said it would conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel’s skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country.
Critics of TraderMoni – a social investment programme of the Federal Government – got a reply yesterday to their claim that the scheme was introduced to buy votes during the general elections.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law and order.”
The trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, appears to be reaching an anti-climax with key prosecution witnesses’ testimony contradicting claims that the embattled number one judicial officer might have corruptly amassed wealth way out of his income.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Thursday projected that the Nigerian economy would grow by three per cent in 2019, higher than the 1.93 per cent it achieved in 2018.
To mark the 2019 International Day of Forests (IDF) celebrated annually as tree planting day, members of Hall 7 Real Estate Management has called for massive sensitization of Nigerians on the need to preserve the environment through planting of trees.
Tonye Cole, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Tuesday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should apologise to the people of Rivers and the security agencies for suspending indefinitely the governorship election held on March 9 in the state.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
A 23-year-old National Diploma Accounting student of Auchi Polytechnic has been reportedly shot dead by gunmen in Auchi, Edo State.
An alleged racially-motivated attack by a group of white people who beat up a black South African TV presenter trying to help them after a road accident has sparked outrage on social media.
Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala on Sunday continued with her impressive goalscoring form for FC Barcelona Ladies by scoring in their 2-0 away win against title rivals Atletico Madrid Ladies.