Serena Williams makes history as Forbes richest woman athlete

U.S. tennis star Serena Williams, has made history as the first athlete to make Forbes’ list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women. According to the publication, the 23-time Grand Slam champion made the list as a result of her estimated fortune of $224m (£177m). The majority of William’s fortune has been made as a result […]

Suspect appears in court wearing clothes stolen from presiding magistrate

A trial magistrate of Otuke in Uganda was last week left speechless when a suspect appeared in court wearing his stolen clothes. The magistrate was prompted to adjourn hearing all the cases for one week to recover from the shock, a police officer, who attended the dramatic court session, said. This was the same man […]

Kaduna Central legal battle: Mr LA leads the way By Suleiman Abdul

To keen observers of the ongoing battle in the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal between Lawal Adamu Usman (Mr LA) of the People’s Democratic Party and Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, two things seem to be happening. One, the purported winner of the February 23 senatorial election for Kaduna Central, Uba Sani of […]

IBB speaks on what Buhari needs to succeed

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida says President Muhammadu Buhari needs the support of the people to succeed. Addressing reporters in Minna, Niger state capital, on Tuesday, the Nigerian leader expressed confidence that the security challenge would be brought under control “very soon”. He asked Nigerians to support Buhari in his second term in order to […]

$267m Abacha loot recovered from British Virgin Islands bank

More than $267 million traced to the family of late Nigerian despot General Sani Abacha has been seized from a British Virgin Islands bank and paid into government coffers in an American state of Jersey. The money was a part of more than  $300 million stash the Jersey State government said on its website was […]

Buhari to FCT residents: You ‘re necessary evil despite voting PDP

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has described residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a necessary evil even though they did not vote for him and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in 2019 general elections. According to him, securing the FCT means securing himself and Vice President, Osinbajo, assuring that in spite of […]

Just in: UK seizes Abacha’s N82bn from account in Jersey

The sum of £211,000,000 (N81.9bn) has been seized from a Jersey bank account that belonged to a former Nigerian dictator, General Sani Abacha. Abacha was a Nigerian army officer and de facto president between 1993 until his death in 1998. He laundered money through the US into the Channel Islands and now that money has […]

Sultan speaks on banditry, says prayers, actions needed from government

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has observed that serious commitment from government at all levels and prayers were needed to end security challenges in the country. The monarch, who was saddened by how some Nigerians fled their homes over insecurity, said government at all levels should work together to reverse the ugly trend. […]