What Bishop Kukah said about Buhari, Insecurity, others by Evelyn Okakwu

An influential Catholic bishop, Matthew Kukah, on Tuesday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over its handling of Nigeria’s security challenges. Mr Kukah spoke at a funeral mass for a seminarian who was killed after he and others were kidnapped from a seminary in Kaduna State. “No one could have imagined that in winning the Presidency, …

UK to seize $39m from lawyer for helping Ibori by Bridget Edokwe

James Ibori The United Kingdom has intensified efforts to seize more than $39 million from a convicted lawyer who it said helped former Delta Governor James Ibori launder public funds. Ibori was convicted by a UK court in 2012 after pleading guilty to fraud and money laundering. He was extradited from the United Arab Emirates …

COVID-19: Government’s negligence and the mistrust of the masses

As the world is fighting the deadly corona pandemic, every country is putting its very best to tackle the widespread of the disease as well as providing the livelihood support to ease the tension among the citizens. In Nigeria, poor democratic governance is the major challenge hindering the sensitization against corona virus disease popularly known …

How a Historic Heart Transplant Exposed a Troubling Truth About Race and Health in America by Chip Jones

Corbis via Getty Images The man on the Dec. 15, 1967 cover of TIME would have been easy to mistake for an actor, ambassador or politician. But the chiseled face instead belonged to Dr. Christiaan Barnard, a 45-year-old heart surgeon from a little-known hospital in Cape Town. He was enjoying the international spotlight after pulling …