How Fayemi, Akpabio, Tambuwal, others wasted over N1bn on flippant presidential ambitions by Tunde Ajaja

TUNDE AJAJA examines the practice of politicians and their associates spending millions to buy presidential forms only to pull out of the race at the last minute At any time in Nigeria’s history, whether in the years of economic boom or now that a whopping 16.82 per cent inflation rate has eroded the value of the …

Nigeria: town mourns more than 50 people shot dead in church during mass by Emmanuel Akinwotu

Witnesses describe how attackers detonated explosives and shot at those who tried to flee Workers cleared the pools of blood and pieces of broken pews at the Saint Francis Catholic church in south-west Nigeria on Monday, as the local community mourned more than 50 parishioners shot dead in the final moments of mass a day earlier.No one …

92 million Nigerians lack access to electricity, worst globally – Report by Tunde Ajaja

Nigeria has the lowest access to electricity globally, with about 92 million persons out of the country’s 200 million population lacking access to power, the Energy Progress Report 2022 released by Tracking SDG 7, has revealed. The report, produced in conjunction with the International Energy Agency, International Renewable Energy Agency, United Nations Statistics Division, the World …

Why Johnny Depp lost his libel case in the U.K. but won in the U.S. by Washington Post

Johnny Depp at court in Fairfax County, Va. (Steve Helber/Pool/AP) The outcome of the Johnny Depp defamation trial turned a bit of celebrity jurisprudence on its head — the long-standing conventional wisdom that it’s easier for a VIP to prevail with a libel claim in the United Kingdom than in the United States. The reason, …

Nigeria – After the Coup of July 28 DEPARTMENT OF STATE BRIEFING MEMORANDUM August 18, 1975

To: The SecretaryFrom: PA - John E. Reinhardt Nigeria – After the Coup of July 28 This memorandum is presented in response to your request of August 14, 1975. It is concerned with the nature it’s prospects, and continuing of the new government, American interests. The leader of the coup against General Yakubu Gowon is …

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