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May 29, 2017 5:41 AM Two years after: President Buhari’s economic plan yet to impact on lives of poor Nigerians

How time flies, people are quick to say. Indeed, two years is gone already since President Muhammadu Buhari became President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. That also means, its two years to the end of the tenure. For some folks, it has been two tortuous years of change, changing from what the country was to what obtains now. For some others, nothing 18

May 27, 2017 4:23 PM ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bus Attack on Christians That Killed 29 in Egypt

(MINYA, Egypt) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29. Egypt responded to Friday's attack by launching a series of airstrikes that targeted what it said were militant bases in eastern Libya 16

May 27, 2017 12:45 PM Manager invokes spirit of 2005 in FA Cup history bid

Despite Antonio Conte's claims to the contrary, Chelsea are the favourites, having already swept to glory in the Premier League and with a fully fit squad at their manager's disposal. But Wenger says the example of the 2005 FA Cup final, when Arsenal weathered a battering by Manchester United to prevail on penalties in Cardiff, shows his team could upset 12

May 27, 2017 6:17 AM AMCON recovers N134b in 2016

The nation’s bad bank- Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) said its total debt recovery in 2016 stood at N134 billion, although not all were cash.The breakdown of the figures showed that N86.9 billion was collected in cash; N30.46 billion in assets forfeiture; N7.9 billion in sales of properties; while dividend and other shares amounted to N8.7 billion 15

May 25, 2017 12:27 PM Despite his promises, Buhari’s performance in two years too poor– Report

SBM Intelligence report has revealed that the first two years of President Buhari’s administration did not go well in terms of performance. The report claims that the Presidency was only able to fulfill as little as four percent of the 171 promises made during the electioneering period. The report which will soon be released came in the wake of the end of Buhari’s 10

May 25, 2017 9:53 AM Breaking: Another court gives DSS nod to hold Ifeanyi Ubah for another 14 days

ABUJA – A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Jabi, on Thursday, granted the Department of State Service, DSS, the nod to hold the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Oil and Gas Ltd, Ifeanyi Ubah, for another 14 days. The agency said it filed the application considering that an earlier order the court granted it on May 10, elapsed 8

May 24, 2017 11:30 AM Settle Blackface once and for all, Zakky Azzay tells 2baba

Singer Zakky Azzay has advised Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia to offer a financial settlement to his disgruntled ex-bandmate Blackface. Over time, Blackface has levelled series of allegations against 2baba who’s also known as 2face. From saying he owned the singer’s biggest song to date ‘African Queen’ to recently alleging that 2baba sabotaged his efforts in the music 9

May 23, 2017 11:40 AM Reuben Abati carpets Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie in witty article [Full text]

Former special adviser on media to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, has come for Lauretta Onochie, an assistant to president Muhammadu Buhari. Abati in his latest usual witty style of article-writing mocked claims by Onochie that some politicians have gone as far as foreign countries to engage the services of marabouts to pray against her principal 17

May 23, 2017 10:57 AM Palestinians welcome Trump’s talk of peace but offer lessons in two-state demands

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — President Trump brought his hope for peace efforts to the Palestinians on Tuesday, saying he would do “everything I can” to help broker talks with Israelis but also confronted Arab demands for a state that includes part of Jerusalem. Speaking in the aftermath of an deadly bombing attack in Britain, Trump made a brief mention of the “losers 16

May 23, 2017 9:02 AM EXCLUSIVE: Former Hapa Kule actress spills the rot in film industry

Rose Nyabate is one of the few female comedians in the country making ends meet through performing arts. The first time Nyabate's talent was exhibited on TV was in 2009 when she featured as a contestant on Top Comic, a show that also discovered other comedians; Paul Ogutu and the late Ayeiya. In an exclusive interview, Nyabate came clear on why she left the Hapa Kule show that currently 15