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Dangote Plans U.S.$4.6 Billion Investment in Farming Over 3 Years

Dangote Plans U.S.$4.6 Billion Investment in Farming Over 3 Years

Dangote Group Dangote Group is planning to invest a total sum of $4.6 billion in farming in Nigeria – $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production, over the next three years as the company seeks to expand its operations in the country. Edwin Devakumar, Executive Director at Dangote’s Industries Unit, […]

Whose Gain Is Morocco’s Accession to Ecowas?

Whose Gain Is Morocco’s Accession to Ecowas?

After the Monrovia’s summit of ECOWAS leaders, which gave its agreement in principle to Morocco’s request to join the sub-regional grouping, West African diplomatic veterans have continued to vent their disapproval to the Kingdom’s membership bid. Although the West African leaders, at the June 4, 2017 meeting, said the implications of Morocco’s membership still needed […]

American Who Allegedly Scammed Three Nigerians of $565,000 Gets Bail

American Who Allegedly Scammed Three Nigerians of $565,000 Gets Bail

An American, Marco Ramirez, who allegedly defrauded three Nigerians of 565,000 dollars in an American Green Card scam, was granted bail on Monday. Ramirez was granted bail in the sum of $250,000 by an Ikeja High Court. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ramirez was earlier remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, after his arraignment […]

I Will Marry a White Man Because Nigerian Men Are Unfaithful – Actress Sylvia Edem

I Will Marry a White Man Because Nigerian Men Are Unfaithful – Actress Sylvia Edem

Sultry Nollywood actress cum producer, Sylvia Edem, has openly shunned the idea of ever settling for a Nigerian husband, saying, though, she has no problem with Nigerian men but believes they are not right for her. Speaking with Potpourri in anticipation of premiere of her new movie ‘Sandcastle’, the pretty actress opened up on infidelity […]

Chibok Schoolgirls Read Letter to President Donald Trump – White House

Chibok Schoolgirls Read Letter to President Donald Trump – White House

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, two of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in 2014, read a letter applauding U.S. President Donald Trump during a recent visit to the White House. The White House released more photos of the girls on Saturday, saying during their visit, Joy and Lyida “read the President […]

Nigeria’s Obasanjo Reveals Shocking Secrets about Sani Abacha

Nigeria’s Obasanjo Reveals Shocking Secrets about Sani Abacha

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo last night reflected on his prison’s experience, revealing that former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, “decided and determined” to kill him, but God rescued from the plot to poison him. Likewise, Obasanjo disclosed that Abacha resolved that the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief M.K.O Abiola, and […]

Ghana launches its first satellite into space

Ghana launches its first satellite into space

Ghana has successfully launched its first satellite into space. GhanaSat-1, which was developed by students at All Nations University in Koforidua, was sent into orbit from the International Space Centre. Cheers erupted as 400 people, including the engineers, gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. The first signal was […]

Liberian Woman Sues Air Brussels for Over U.S.$1 Million in Damages

Liberian Woman Sues Air Brussels for Over U.S.$1 Million in Damages

Brussels Airlines one of the foreign-owned passengers’ airlines doing business in the country has been dragged to court for damages. The lawsuit now before the Civil Law Court awaiting hearing was filed by a woman, Winnifred George of the City of Monrovia. Ms. George stated in her complaint that she is a Liberian citizen who […]

More Liberians to Endorse Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai

More Liberians to Endorse Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai

A little over 90 days to the Representatives and Presidential elections, Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai continues to get citizens and organizations endorsement for the nation’s highest seat, the Presidency on October 10, 2017. The Liberian Vice President has received endorsements from 31 members of the House of Representatives, 19 Senators and number of local […]

US Finally Grants Gambian Students Visas for Robotics Contest

US Finally Grants Gambian Students Visas for Robotics Contest

There is a happy ending for a team of Gambian students who planned to compete in a major global robotics contest in Washington later this month. The five-members were granted visas Thursday to come to the United States after being turned down earlier this week. They say they are still disappointed that their mentor, education […]

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