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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, […]

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 […]

U.S. President, Donald Trump Hosts Two Chibok Girls

U.S. President, Donald Trump Hosts Two Chibok Girls

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, and his daughter, Ivanka, met with two Chibok girls, Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu on June 27 at the White House. Bishara, 20, and Pogu, 19 were among 57 girls who escaped from Boko Haram in Borno by jumping off the back of a truck in 2014. The 57 were […]

The powerful Y’ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone

The powerful Y’ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone

In a world first, Nigeria is pioneering a new solar electricity service and it is already transforming lives. The Y’ello Box is a solar electricity system that officially launched earlier this year and allows families and business owners to harness the power of the sun cheaply and efficiently, in a way we’ve never seen before. […]

Perpetrators of suicide attacks in Nigeria must be held accountable

Perpetrators of suicide attacks in Nigeria must be held accountable

Condemning violent attacks in Maiduguri, in Nigeria’s restive Borno state, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored the Organization’s resolve to support the country in its fight against terrorism. According to a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Guterres “reiterated UN’s support to the Government of Nigeria in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism.” “[He] […]

52 Migrants From Gambia, Nigeria, Others Dead As IOM Rescues 600 in Sahara Desert

52 Migrants From Gambia, Nigeria, Others Dead As IOM Rescues 600 in Sahara Desert

The United Nations migration agency in Niger has saved more than 600 lives since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation that targets migrants stranded in Sahara Desert, but 52 did not survive. “We are enhancing our capacity to assist vulnerable migrants stranded in Northern Agadez, towards the Niger-Libya border,” said Giuseppe Loprete, […]

FIFA Bringing Video Evidence to Football – A Blessing or Curse?

FIFA Bringing Video Evidence to Football – A Blessing or Curse?

June 8 must have been marked as the anti-Byron Moreno day in Italy. On that exact date back in 2002, South Korea knocked out Italy from the World Cup. But this followed a number of poor refereeing deci- sions by one official from Ecuador called Byron Moreno. First, he denied Italy a would-be winner by […]

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