HIV victims sue FG for $50bn, ask court to stop use of condoms

Port Harcourt-Some women and men living with HIV in Rivers State have gone to a Port Harcourt Federal High Court demanding 50 billion US dollars as compensation from the federal government for being infected with the virus after using condoms imported by the government The litigants are also asking the court to stop all federal […]

IGP Unveils plan to Downsize Nigeria Police

The Inspector General of Police [IGP] Mr Hafiz Ringim has directed the immediate disbandment of crime squads in the police force across the country. At a conference with senior police officers in Abuja, Mr Ringim said the leadership of the police force has also begun overhauling and downsizing the police mobile force. He says the […]

Samson Siasia is appointed Nigeria’s new coach

Nigeria have named Samson Siasia as their new manager subject to a contract being formalised in the next 48 hours. The 43-year-old former Super Eagles striker was chosen ahead of Stephen Keshi by the Nigeria Football Federation’s technical committee. Siasia, who has worked with Nigeria’s under-20 and Olympic teams, is to succeed interim coach Austin […]

Norway Best, Zimbabwe worst places to live – UN

                  …The Netherlands has the least gender inequality. UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – The going only seems to get better in Norway which on Thursday was named by the United Nations as the country with the best quality of life for a record-matching eighth time. The UN’s annual A-to-Z of global wealth, poverty, health and education […]

The Need For The Electoral Crimes Commission (ECC)

When the former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who has never claimed to be a democrat anyway, was imposed on Nigerians by his retired military General-friends and civilian collaborators in 1999 straight from the Abacha gulag, Obasanjo soon manifested his anti-democratic credentials by exposing his dictatorial nature by the way and manner of governance. And in 2003 […]

Unveiling Genevieve Nnaji; the Julia Roberts of Africa!

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji has been dubbed the Julia Roberts of Africa by millions of fans on the continent and now she’s trying to make a name for herself in the international stage according to the U.S. cable news network CNN’s magazine programme CNN-Connect. Genevieve, 31, is the fourth of eight children and had the […]

Azuka Ogujiuba’s Hatchet Job on Ms Toni Payne – A blaze of glory for Tuface

I have rarely made it my business to respond to newspaper articles, but when I do, you can be sure that I have been sorely provoked. You can also imagine that in nearly thirty years as an Entertainer, running the whole gamut of the industry as Singer/Songwriter, Actress, Broadcaster etc, I have had more than […]

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