Ugandan tabloid publishes new ‘gay list’

The editor of a tabloid in Uganda who argues that homosexuality is more dangerous than smoking, has published a list of 10 gay and lesbian people in the African nation, urging readers to report them to the police. It’s the second time that Rolling Stone — no relation to the iconic U.S. music magazine — […]

Nigeria may pass oil industry bill by end December – Reuters

Nigeria’s parliament may pass a Petroleum Industry Bill before the end of December, paving the way for a new exploration licensing round, the country’s presidential advisor on energy Emmanuel Egbogah said on Monday. “It is likely to be passed by the year end,” Egbogah told Reuters in New Delhi where he is attending an energy […]

Court Stops State assembly from probing Gov. Fashola

A Lagos High court judge, Justice Opeyemi Oke on Monday gave a restraining order to the Lagos State House of Assembly from any further probing of the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola over an allegation of misappropriation of funds. The allegation was brought by the ‘True Face of Lagos’. Delivering judgement in the matter, Justice […]

Ringim May Be Most Unpopular IGP Ever

Judging from antecedents and how the present Inspector General of Police was appointed, he might as well not offer anything better than his predecessors. For the ‘love’ of Igbos, President Goodluck Jonathan retired former IGP Ogbonna Onovo after one year in office. A low ranked AIG Hafiz Ringim became the new IG; leading to retirement, […]

2011: Poll ranks Jonathan, Buhari, Ribadu High.

Five months to the next general elections, incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan; former anti-graft boss, Nuhu Ribadu; and former head of state, Mohammed Buhari are ranked by Nigerians ahead of other contenders for the presidential contest, NOI Polls, a non-partisan and non-political polling organisation, has revealed. The organisation, which released the result of its October snap […]


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