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Nakpodias | UK Based Nigerian Gang Arrested for Laundering Million Pound for Black Axe

– Posted in: International News

Three siblings who were working directly for the leader of a notorious Nigerian crime gang have been convicted of laundering nearly £1m for the Black Axe organised crime syndicate through UK bank accounts. Okemiorukaye Nakpodia, 56, was found guilty of conspiracy to money launder at Woolwich Crown Court today (8 May 2019). Esther Nakpodia, 35, [...]

Goldwin Emefiele | Buhari Extends CBN Governor’s Tenure

– Posted in: politrick

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele for another term. Emefiele’s reappointment nomination letter was read by Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, during Thursday plenary. Buhari, in the letter, urged the Senate to consider Emefiele’s reappointment having completed his first term in office. The President’s request would [...]

Pius Adesanmi Killed In Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

– Posted in: Obituary

Pius Adesanmi, popular Nigerian professor and columnist based in Canada, was on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed in the early hours of Sunday. Late Pius Adesanmi SaharaReporters had reported earlier on Sunday morning that an Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, crashed, killing 149 passengers and eight crew [...]

BEHIND THE FIGURES: The Enemies Within- By IJEOMA NWOGWUGWU

– Posted in: Opinion

My initial instinct was to title this article, ‘Different Strokes for Different Folks.’ It was supposed to lay bare the double standards that have characterised governance under the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The administration had found a leader of the ruling party and former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, free from sin just because [...]