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Togo Activist Blames Yemi Alade for Allegedly Endorsing Political Oppression

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade has been called out by a Togolese activist, Farida Nabourema for her alleged role in perpetuating the political oppression of the people of Togo. Farida Nabourema during an interview with Sahara Reporters, talked about how African celebrities unlike their counterparts from another part of the world, use their position to endorse political oppression from dictators. This assertion was made ...

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800Million IPWA Fraud Scandal: Workers Protest, Demand Entitlement


On Thursday, 14th of September, 2017, the entire staff of International Paints West Africa Plc (IPWA) headed by Engr. Sulaimon Ibikunle Tella gathered at the Oba Akran, Ikeja Lagos office to stage a protest over unpaid salaries, gratuity and staff pension. IPWA plc is a major supplier of paints to service companies in oil and gas, steel plants, petrochemical and the refineries. Meanwhile, for ...

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Edo to Revive 58 Tourist Sites


The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero has disclosed plans by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to revive and rebrand 58 tourist sites across the state. According to him: “Governor Obaseki has handed over his vision to promote arts and culture in the state to us and has given us a marching order to ...

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Tompolo Speaks: JTF will Pay for My Father’s Death


Niger Delta activist and founder of the Defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Governor, Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) has vowed to make soldiers pay for the death of his father, Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo, one year ago. Speaking on the first year anniversary of the death of the late Chief Thomas, Mr. Tompolo said descendants of ...

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Senate Rejoices as Nigeria Moves out of Recession


The 8th Senate on Tuesday applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicating that Nigeria’s economy has officially exited recession. The Senate, in a statement by Chairman of its Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, stated that it was truly commendable that after five consecutive quarters of contraction, the economy grew by 0.55 per cent ...

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Where Is Your President? CNN Asks Nigerians


American news network, CNN, has mocked Nigeria, asking where is President Muhammadu Buhari. The Nigerian president has not been in the country for over two months and the news television in a query on its website on Sunday asked which “head of state from which country has not set foot in his homeland in over two months?” The mockery came ...

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United Bank for Africa (UBA) re-admitted into FOREX Market

Further to the directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to return all outstanding unremitted NNPC/NLNG foreign currency, this is to confirm that the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has remitted all outstanding NNPC/NLNG deposits in its possession to NNPC’s Treasury Single Account (TSA) at the CBN. Accordingly, the United Bank for ...

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Arbor Networks extends global leadership position in on-premise DDoS protection, according to IHS Technology

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT, was identified once again as the top supplier of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation appliances overall, as well as in the Carrier, Enterprise and Mobile market segments, according to a new report from IHS Technology, formerly Infonetics Research. “Arbor continues to lead the market because they are continuously innovating and moving into fast-growing markets. They are well ...

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FSARS Nabs Two Fleeing Robbers With Stolen Car In Delta

The suspects with the stolen vehicle

Operatives of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad, FSARS, in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria have arrested two fleeing robbery suspects in Delta State who allegedly robbed one Dr. Ike Okonne in Lagos of his Camry car. The car, with the registration number LND 687 DC was valued at N2.5m, They drove the car to Delta State to look for a buyer ...

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SERAP To FG: Sue Ex-Govs, Ministers Over N40bn Double Pay, Life Pensions

Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice.

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami, urging him to use his offices as a defender of public interest, and exercise his powers under Section 174(1) of the Constitution of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), to urgently institute appropriate legal actions to challenge ...

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