Crime Politics

Senate Seeks Urgent End to Alleged Slave Trade Activities in Libya

The Senate on Wednesday, called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to invite the Libyan Ambassador to Nigeria and discuss how to end the ongoing Libyan slave trade which allegedly involves the sale of Africans, some of them of Nigerian descent, as slaves. In a motion titled: “Urgent Need to Protect Nigerian Citizens from the Libya Slavery Auctions,” […]

News Politics

BREAKING: Adeosun Suspends SEC DG, Two Others

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir  Gwarzo. Gwarzo is suspended in order to allow for an unhindered investigation of several allegations of financial impropriety leveled against him. This was contained in a statement signed by Deputy Director, Press, Federal Ministry of Finance, Patricia […]

Politics

Mohammed Makarfi-2019: l remain focus on PDP Convention

The People Democratic Party, PDP, National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, has refuted insinuations going round that he was presently nursing presidential ambition. Speaking in Liberty radio programme on Guest of the week in Kaduna Sunday, he said, “I have not solocited to anybody to talk on my presidential ambition. My focus is […]

Politics

End of the line for Africa’s dictators?

(CNN)Soon after Zimbabwe’s army confined President Robert Mugabe to his palatial Harare homethis week — allegedly for his safety — it was announced in Luanda that Angola’s new President, João Lourenço, had relieved Isabel dos Santos of her position as head of the state-run oil company Sonangol. While there may not be any direct connection between these two […]