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Bensouda Studying Ruto, Sang ICC Verdict to Decide Next Move

Bensouda Studying Ruto, Sang ICC Verdict to Decide Next Move

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecution is reviewing the decision of the Trial Chamber which found that Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua arap Sang have no case to answer. According to ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, the judges have not blocked the prosecution from pursuing Ruto and Sang “with the same charges in future, […]

Buhari Refuses to sign Budget

Buhari Refuses to sign Budget

President Buhari refuses to sign the 2016 budget because of some reform made by the lawmakers. The lawmakers ammended by slashing major national projects which got the president angry that such was done by the lawmakers. The loophole in the budget was pointed out by the ministers of the federation via an emergency meeting with […]

Victoria Chitepo Found Dead

Victoria Chitepo Found Dead

President Mugabe has mourned Zanu-PF Central Committee member Cde Victoria Fikile Chitepo (88) who was found dead in Harare yesterday morning. She was the widow of national hero and former Zanu-PF chairman Advocate Herbert Chitepo. Cde Chitepo was found dead yesterday morning by her granddaughter at her Mount Pleasant home while she was preparing to […]

Fuel Scarcity – Queues Reduce At Lagos Filling Stations

Fuel Scarcity – Queues Reduce At Lagos Filling Stations

The long queues witnessed in recent weeks in most filling stations across Lagos is fizzling out, following increased supply of petroleum products by the NNPC, Daily Trust has learnt. Daily Trust reports that though there were assurances from government that the queues would disappear in Lagos last Wednesday, this did not happen until weekend when […]

Nigerians Have Not Entered One Chance-President Buhari

Nigerians Have Not Entered One Chance-President Buhari

The president who was honoured at the Vanguard awards, as the Vanguard personalty of the year, represented by the minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed., he presented a speech by the president that he can feel what Nigerians are feeling that they should still believe in the present administration.  

Rules of Golf – 1744

Rules of Golf – 1744

The first known Rules of Golf were drawn up in 1744 in Edinburgh for the world’s first ‘open’ golf competition at Leith by the Gentlemen Golfers of Edinburgh, who would go on to become The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. THE FIRST SET OF RULES OF GOLF Articles & Laws in Playing at Golf. 1. […]

Why the Panama Papers are a feminist issue

Why the Panama Papers are a feminist issue

The world is talking about tax this week, so here’s another tax story for you. Asana Abugre has a small shop in Accra, Ghana where she makes and sells batiks and tie-dyed textiles. Asana pays her taxes regularly. Women  like her, working in markets across the city, sometimes pay up to 37% of their income […]

You’d Be Mistaken for Thinking That the ANCWL Was a Feminist Organisation

You’d Be Mistaken for Thinking That the ANCWL Was a Feminist Organisation

The ANC Women’s League should be advocates for justice for women. What else would be the point of a Women’s League, right? Yet, their public utterances often make them sound like female proxies of powerful men. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounds up some of the most un-feminist things the ANCWL has said and done. A quick […]

Unilag Shut Indefinitely Over Protests

Unilag Shut Indefinitely Over Protests

As a result of recurring protests by students of University of Lagos (UNILAG) over water and power outage, the varsity management has announced immediate closure of the school indefinitely. This decision was communicated through the varsity Newsletter known as “Information flash” in the early hours of Friday. The management’s decision is said to be sequel […]

Governor El-Rufa’i – Kaduna Has More Gold Than South Africa

Governor El-Rufa’i – Kaduna Has More Gold Than South Africa

A recent survey shows that there is more gold deposit in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State than South Africa, Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i has said. Speaking yesterday at the opening of the 2-day Economic and Investment Summit, El-Rufa’i said the state could generate about N40 billion from solid minerals. Declaring the summit open […]