• Alleged Diversion of $7 billion: Soludo hits back at Falana

    Alleged Diversion of $7 billion: Soludo hits back at Falana

    A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Chukwuma Soludo, hit back Saturday after a senior Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, accused him of unlawfully “doling” $7 billion of Nigeria’s reserves to banks as loan.

    Mr. Falana said the amount was never recovered.

    The former CBN chief dismissed the allegation as “ignorant” and “blatant lies”, and demanded evidence or an apology.

    “I largely ignore such ignorant commentaries,” he said in a statement. “However, Femi Falana is one of the Nigerians I deeply respect, […]

  • Donald Trump hits back at ‘disastrous’ Obama

    Donald Trump hits back at ‘disastrous’ Obama

    Donald Trump has dismissed Barack Obama’s time in the White House as a “disaster” after the US president said he was not fit to succeed him.

    “He’s been weak, he’s been ineffective,” Republican candidate Trump said of Obama in a ‘Fox News’ interview on Tuesday.

    He mocked Obama’s handling of the crisis with Russia over Ukraine.

    Earlier, Obama said Trump was unfit to be president, and questioned why his party still backed him.

    “There has to come a point at which you say: ‘Enough’,” […]