• Nigeria losing $13.7bn to herders, farmers conflict

    Nigeria losing $13.7bn to herders, farmers conflict

    Peace between farmers and pastoralists can produce a gain of up to $13.7bn annually bringing economic progress for Nigeria, a study has said.

    Patrick Okigbo, a conflict resolution expert, said this on Thursday in Abuja at a dialogue with herders and farmers at Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution.

    Okigbo, who is also the Principal Partner, Nextier Advisory quoted a study by Mercy Corps, which claims an average of 47 per cent loss in taxes in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria.

    He […]

  • So Sad! Basketmouth Mourns After Losing Mom…See Details

    So Sad! Basketmouth Mourns After Losing Mom…See Details

    Popular Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth this morning, shared a serious bad news as he mourns the death of his mother.

    It’s a sad moment for popular comedian, Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth who shared the news of the death of his mother. The comedian took to social media to reveal that his mother died last night.

    He wrote: “Last night my angel left me, my first love stopped breathing and it’s the deepest pain I’ve ever felt. I love you for every sacrifice you […]

  • Young Skater badly injured after losing his control while holding onto a speeding commercial bus

    Young Skater badly injured after losing his control while holding onto a speeding commercial bus

    According to an eye witness, this skater who wasn’t wearing any protective gear, was holding onto a speeding commercial bus (danfo) coming from Ajah and heading to Lekki.

    He lost his control when he couldn’t keep up with the way the driver was speeding, stumbled and slammed onto the major road, breaking his right leg in the

  • Governor Lalong denies losing N5bn to fraudsters in Dubai, demands evidence

    Governor Lalong denies losing N5bn to fraudsters in Dubai, demands evidence

    Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has described as “laughable, malicious, mischievous and a figment of the writer’s imagination”, a recent story credited to an online media outfit, alleging that he was duped of the sum of N5billion in Dabai while trying to buy property there.‬

    In a statement issued Monday in Jos and signed by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Mark Longyen, he stated the story was a mere piece of thrash that should be consigned […]