Trafigura found guilty of exporting toxic waste to Ivory Coast.

A Dutch court has found multinational Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste from Amsterdam and concealing the nature of the cargo. In 2006, Trafigura transported waste alleged to have been involved in the injury of thousands of people in Ivory Coast. Trafigura denied any wrongdoing. It expressed disappointment in the ruling and is considering […]

Seven banks fail Europe’s stress test – REUTERS

Seven European banks would not be strong enough to withstand another recession and would face a capital shortfall of 3.5 billion euros ($4.5 billion), tests run in an attempt to revive investor confidence showed on Friday. Five of Spain’s smaller regional lenders, known as cajas, failed the test and their recapitalization is likely to speed […]

Nigerian Housewives In Mad Rush For Sex Videos – PMNEWS

Pornographic movie sellers are currently having a good time as more Nigerians especially married women are patronising them. Though the film sellers were raided late last year by the Lagos State Task Force headed by Supol. Bayo Suleiman, they are back in full force at various bus stops. The raid even led the task Force […]

Abacha Almost Killed Me —Carrington

Former United States, Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, who clocks 80 years tomorrow, says the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha almost killed him because of his stand against his regime during the 12 June, 1993 presidential struggle. Carrington spoke with reporters yesterday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. He said […]


The Northern Political Forum that took place last week in Kaduna was a significant attempt by the Jonathan camp to win the PDP ticket that will enable him continue with his presidency until 2015, presumably. The meeting was attended by some notable figures from the three northern zones who, though short of rejecting zoning totally, […]


The hullabaloo about abolishing zoning is completely misconceived. The call to abolish zoning seriously underestimates and ignores the complex political character of Nigeria. Nigeria is not a Federation by accident. It is a Federation because it is composed of diverse peoples from different ethnic, religious and linguistic backgrounds. Nigeria is a divided society. Federalism is […]

Jonathan arrives Uganda today for AU meeting

President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to arrive Kampala , Uganda this friday ahead of the 15th African Union Summit, which holds between 25th and 27th of July. The event will see the gathering of all heads of government from all the 52 AU member nations and some observer nations. This years summit which has as […]


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