NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA: THE LONG ROAD TO GENEVA AND WTO DG SEAT

 From Geneva, Switzerland came the breaking news at about 3pm today, Monday, 15th February, 2021 – Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala had finally been appointed as the next Director-General of the World …

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Indeed, Jakande Was a Great Leader (LKJ: 1929 – 2021)

In September 1978, as a graduating student from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, I had the honour of being the recipient of the Chairman’s prize – Jakande’s Prize – …

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Niger Delta Oil Spill: Shell is Guilty, Says Dutch Appeals Court

The Appeals Court in The Netherlands, sitting at The Hague today ruled that Shell was responsible for oil spillage that devastated areas of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. The Dutch …

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Meet Nigeria’s New Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari today appointed new Service Chiefs, bringing to an end the long clamour by several groups and individuals for the replacement of the previous occupants of the positions …

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Heirs Holdings Expands Hugely Into Oil & Gas

Heirs Holdings, a leading pan-African investment company has significantly expanded its oil and gas portfolio, with the acquisition of 45% of Nigerian oil licence OML 17 from Shell Petroleum Development …

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HAIL TO THE CHIEF – THE 46TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IS JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR

With electoral votes of 273 to his opponent President Donald Trump’s 214, Joe Biden this evening became the 46th President of the United States of America. He needed 270 but …

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Biden vs Trump: Battle for the White House Continues

After the sleepless night some of us had following yesterday’s US Presidential election, it is still speculations galore over who has won or who will win the coveted prize and …

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Push! Push!! – The Anchor Leg For Okonjo-Iweala As WTO DG

2020 has turned out to be a unique harvest and fruitful year for Nigeria as the country commits to the final lap to add Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to the list …

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SARS DISBANDED AT LAST, BUT THERE ARE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

After a week of nationwide #ENDSARS protests, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu announced today that the police unit has been dissolved immediately. He made a radio and tv broadcast …

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US Presidential Election Debate: Biden v Trump, Round One

Come 2.00a.m. tonight, Nigerian time and US Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden will slug it out with incumbent President Donald Trump of the Republican Party in the first face-off between …

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