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79% of N’East citizens are food insecure – Report

Borno, Yobe and some states in the North East of Nigeria have recorded over 100 per cent increase in prices of food in the last two years. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that between January, 2016 and January, 2018, and even up to last month, food prices

Algeria mourns 257 killed in its worst-ever air crash

ALGIERS, April 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 257 people were killed on Wednesday morning in a military plane crash in Algeria's Blida Province, 30 km southwest of the capital Algiers. The tragedy came just moments after the plane took off from the Boufarik military airport, with the majority of the

What Ooni of Ife told Kaduna Senators about El-Rufai’s $350m loan

The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has appealed to the three Kaduna State Senators, to put political differences behind them and support Governor Nasir El-Rufai in the interest of development of the state. The monarch was reacting to the $350million loan, which the Kaduna

Allegation Of Misappropriating N9.8bn Laughable — Oduah

Fomer Aviation Minister, Sen. Stella Oduah, has faulted the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, over the inclusion of her name in the list of alleged looters recently released. Oduah, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, described the allegation that she misappropriated the sum of N9.8 billion as

‘N130b loot’: Govt may release more evidence against Jonathan

More evidence of corrupt practices by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration may be tendered following a challenge by the former leader, it was learnt yesterday. Federal Government sources said although there was no immediate plan to arrest or quiz the former President, the government had not ruled out the option. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo

Angry, hilarious reactions trail MMM founder Mavrodi’s death

Many Nigerians have continued to react to the death of founder of the MMM Ponzi scheme, Sergey Mavrodi. Mr. Mavrodi passed away on Monday, Russian media reported. The Russian businessman, 62, was reported to have died of a heart attack at a hospital in Moscow, the Russian capital. Many Nigerians lost huge amounts

Mass sack hits Sun Newspaper as Deputy MD and several Senior Managers  

The management of the Sun Newspapers has sacked its top hands ‘including Deputy Managing Director, Steve Nwosu. Others affected are the Editor of the Sunday title, Fatai Oladehinde; Ikenna Emehu; Editor, Sporting Sun, John Joshua Akanji; Yinka Fabowale; and Emeka Okoroyanwu. A senior staff of the Editorial Department, Bolaji Tunji, was said

Breaking:Nigeria’s Current Structure Facilitates Corruption – Atiku

The former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has said that Nigerians should not see restructuring as a way out of many challenges confronting the nation. Abubakar said this in Lagos during the public presentation of the book, ‘In the belly of vultures’ written by Adetola Adeniyi. The former vice president said

Nigerian masterpiece ‘Tutu’ sells for £1.2m at auction

Media captionBen Enwonwu's masterpiece "Tutu" was lost for more than 40 years A missing Nigerian masterpiece found in a "modest north London flat" has sold for more than £1m at auction. Ben Enwonwu's 1974 painting of the Ife princess Adetutu Ademiluyi, known as Tutu, became a symbol of reconciliation after Nigeria's Biafra