January 16, 2018



Man charged with alleged rape, impersonation

A 27-year-old self-acclaimed medical doctor, Patrick Uzoka, who allegedly assault a patient sexually, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who gave no fixed address, is standing trial before Chief Magistrate O.A…



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Nestle sells US candy to Ferrero for $2.9bn

Nestle said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its US candy business to Italy’s Ferrero for CHF 2.8 billion ($2.9 billion, 2.4 billion euros) in cash as the Swiss food giant shakes up its product…



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Edmonton liquor store distances may evaporate

Distances between liquor stores in the city are being eyed again after council’s urban planning committee on Tuesday crafted a motion to review the bylaw. The committee came up with new wording that reads: “That…



Qatar sheikh 'detained' in UAE flies to Kuwait

Qatar’s Central Bank governor, Sheikh Abdullah Saud al-Thani, gives a lecture at Carnegir Mellon University in the capital Doha on January 16, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / A controversial member of Qatar’s royal family who…




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Dankwanbo And The Road To 2019 Presidency

Like the proverbial gold fish that has no hiding place, the professional, political and public service career of national and global leaders are always in the public domain. Their performance or the lack of it…





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ICYMI: Malami’s curious bid to protect Maina

IN a move that seems to defy logic, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has reportedly gone to court to stop the ongoing parliamentary investigation of a former Presidential Pension Reform Task Team boss,…


British MPs Resume Debate On Key Brexit Law

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) is welcomed by European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at European Commission in Brussels EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP British MPs resumed discussions Tuesday on a landmark piece of legislation allowing Britain to…