Veteran Anti-Apartheid Activist Kathrada Dies After Brain Surgery

Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, a Robben Island prisoner and one of Nelson Mandela’s closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule, died early Tuesday aged 87. Kathrada was among those tried and jailed alongside Mandela in the Rivonia trial in 1964, which drew worldwide attention to the brutalities of the apartheid regime.…

Buhari Arrives Aso Rock, Meets Osinbajo, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Nigeria’s president palace in Abuja after 51 days on vacation in London. The president arrived in a helicopter which landed at the Aso Rock helipad a few minutes before 9 am. He was met on arrival by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, service chiefs, ministers, presidential aides and other top government…

Breaking: President Buhari Arrives Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Nigeria after 49 days of medical vacation. President Buhari arrived at exactly 7.41am He was received by the Deputy Governor of Kaduna state Bala Bantex, GOC 1 Division, Commissioner of Police and other dignitaries The President had originally planned to stay 10 days but stayed longer to rest on the…

NNPC Records $2.45bn Crude Oil Export Sale In One Year

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that $2.4 billion export sale was recorded in 12 months of 2016. The corporation’s monthly Financial and Operations Report for the month of December 2016 just released indicated a 13.4 per cent rise in oil and gas sales for December 2016 as against the previous month. The…