Month: January 2018


31
Jan

Governor Samuel Ortom in this interview reacted to comments credited to Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali on the invasion of the state and killings by alleged Fulani herdsmen. He maintained that they were an indication that the Minister was part of the conspiracy against Benue State and lots more.   …

27
Jan

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to stay at Real Madrid because he “loves” the club and the city. Ronaldo’s future has been the source of widespread speculation with reports suggesting he wants to leave the Santiago Bernabeu over a contract dispute. The 32-year-old has been routinely linked with a move …

24
Jan

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has issued a special press statement on the state of the Nigerian nation. While reiterating his desire not to return to partisan politics, the former military head of state who later became a civilian president in 1999 used his lengthy press release to ask President …

16
Jan

President Muhammadu Buhari fiddles while Nigeria burns. The truth of this phrase lies in its evocative description of national chaos, crisis, disaster, and failed leadership that have become permanent features of Buhari’s regime. In the history of a nation, each historical moment presents a distinct set of problems for its …

Two big shareholders of Apple Inc. are concerned that the entrancing qualities of the iPhone have fostered a public health crisis that could hurt children — and the company as well.  In a letter to the smartphone maker dated Jan. 6, activist investor Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System urged Apple to create ways …

A share surge at Country Garden Holdings Co., China’s largest developer by sales, has sent Vice Chairman Yang Huiyan’s wealth up by $2.1 billion — and that’s just in the first four trading days of the year. Yang, controlling shareholder of Country Garden, saw her fortune soar to $25.6 billion …