Gov. Emeka Ihedioha

Ihedioha returns to Supreme Court, seeks review of ouster verdict

The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office. The court had on January 14, 2020 sacked Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic...




Governor, 7 others in trouble over alleged N6.5bn fraud

A serving governor is topping the list of suspects being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for an alleged N6,549,942, 637.14 fraud in an arms deal. Also under scrutiny are the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada, a former Chairman of Skye Bank,...


President and CEO of Saudi Aramco Amin Nasser (L) and Aramco's chairman Yasir al-Rumayyan

Saudi Capital Market Authority gives green light for Aramco’s record IPO

Saudi Aramco's multibillion-dollar share sale, likely the biggest initial public offering (IPO) in history, is officially underway after the company formally announced its plans to list stock on the Kingdom’s stock exchange, the Saudi Tadawul. By the middle of December, Saudi citizens, expatriates and international investing institutions will be able...



Kobe Bryant and daughter

Update: Kobe Bryant, daughter, seven others die in helicopter crash

Nine people were killed in the helicopter crash which claimed the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Los Angeles officials confirmed on Sunday. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight passengers and the pilot of the aircraft died in the accident. "There were no survivors... There were...
Maxi Gomez completed the scoring following a swift Valencia counter-attack

Setien’s Barcelona beaten at Valencia

Quique Setien suffered his first defeat as Barcelona manager as Valencia claimed their first home win over the Spanish champions since 2007. The hosts broke the deadlock when Jordi Alba deflected Maxi Gomez's powerful strike past Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Gomez, who had a first-half penalty saved by Ter Stegen, completed the...






Chief Bisi Akande

Akande: Of Leadership and the Strength of Convictions By Semiu Okanlawon

For three good hours last week, I sat at the lunch table with former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Chief AbdulKareem Adebisi Akande, at his country home, Ila in Osun. Of course, it could not have been the lunch that kept us glued to the table for...
Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (

Andimi and the Manifesto from Boko Haram, By Adegbenro Adebanjo

The gruesome murder of Reverend Lawan Andimi, Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State by Boko Haram is a heinous crime that should be condemned by all men and women who abhor evil. Because what happened to him is the...