Betta Edu and Predecessor Sadiya Umar-Farouq Passports Seized by EFCC

Betta Edu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken action in the ongoing investigations into scandals within the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Passports belonging to the suspended Minister, Betta Edu, and her predecessor, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, have been seized by the EFCC. Edu, currently facing questioning at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja, is […]

Niger: Son Of Deposed President Released On Bail Amidst Political Turmoil

Deposed President

Salem Bazoum, the son of Niger’s ousted President Mohamed Bazoum, who was overthrown in a coup last year, has been provisionally released on bail, as confirmed by a Niamey military tribunal. The 22-year-old had been held in custody along with his parents since the military coup took place on July 26, 2023. According to a […]

Aliko Dangote Secures Top Spot on Forbes Africa’s Billionaire List

Aliko Dangote

Nigeria’s industrial magnate, Aliko Dangote, has once again secured his position as the wealthiest individual in Africa, as reported by Forbes Real-Time Billionaires. This comes after a brief hiatus where South African business tycoon Johann Rupert temporarily held the top spot. As of January 8, the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires data indicates that Dangote’s net worth […]

France: Gabriel Attal Appointed As Youngest Prime Minister

France

In a move aimed at injecting new momentum into his presidency, French leader Emmanuel Macron has chosen Gabriel Attal as the country’s prime minister. At 34 years old, Attal not only becomes the youngest prime minister in France’s history but also the first openly gay head of government. The decision comes in the wake of […]

UNVEILING THE ART OF WISDOM

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Is wisdom a natural talent or a learned skill? It is neither. Wisdom can only become a skill when someone has gained enough experience in a particular area. However, it’s important to understand that wisdom can be developed over time. To achieve success, having an idea is not enough, but the ability to execute that […]

EFCC Interrogates Former Minister Sadiya Over Alleged N37 Billion Money Laundering

SADIYA

In a recent development, detectives from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have spent hours grilling the former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, regarding her alleged involvement in the ongoing money laundering case. The immediate past minister is facing accusations of channeling the funds through a contractor named […]

China’s Satellite Flight Over Taiwan Triggers Islandwide Safety Alert

CHINA

Tensions rose in Taiwan as authorities confirmed the passage of a Chinese satellite through southern Taiwan’s airspace. A widespread “air raid alert” notification was swiftly disseminated to mobile phone users across the island, urging vigilance for personal safety. The satellite’s launch took place from China’s Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province, as disclosed by […]

Kaduna Residents Cautioned By NDA As Shooting Exercise Commences

Nigeria Defense Academy

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna has issued a public alert urging residents in the areas of Mando, Tsamiya, Kauya, and Afaka to remain calm as it embarks on a scheduled shooting exercise. In an official statement released, Maj. Mohammed Maidawa, the Academy’s Public Relations Officer, clarified that the exercise is exclusively for the […]

Minister Betta Edu Suspended Amidst Alleged Misappropriation Scandal

Suspension

President Bola Tinubu has taken swift action by suspending Betta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, following allegations of financial irregularities. The suspension, effective immediately, was announced by Presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale. Edu faced controversy over her alleged involvement in approving a substantial sum of N585,198,500.00 to be directed into a personal […]