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Goodluck Jonathan presenting his hand over notes to the President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Chambers, State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi AdeshidaABUJA – THE immediate past Minister/Deputy Chairman National Planning Commission (NPC) Dr. Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman, Tuesday faulted claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that his administration met an empty treasury.

Suleiman said the former administration as at May 29 left behind the sum of US$2billion, adding that the sum would have been higher if not the governors insistence on sharing the fund.

Chantae Marie GilmanSEATTLE — A 28-year-old American woman has been sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to breaking into a man’s apartment and raping him in his sleep.

The Smoking Gun reported that Chantae Marie Gilman will serve nine months in jail after pleading guilty at her trial in May.

BUHARI-090President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the Chief of Defence Staff and the Inspector- General of police to dismantle all military check points nationwide.

The order was handed down to the Defence Chiefs when the President had a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Defence at the State House.

Ludwick Marishane, the founder of Headboy Industries and the inventor of DryBath. (Image: Headboy Industries, Facebook) Six South Africans are on Forbes' latest list of the 30 most promising entrepreneurs under 30 in Africa.

A shortlist of 150 entrepreneurs was compiled through nominations from Forbes Africa readers and its editorial team; the final 30 were decided by a panel of judges from across the continent. In making their choices, they looked at business size, location, struggles and determination.

President Muhammadu BuhariNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who took office last month, said his government is facing severe financial strain from a Treasury that’s “virtually empty” and billions of dollars in debts.

The government is under “so much pressure” that it’s unable to even regularly pay some state workers, Buhari told reporters on Monday in the capital, Abuja. “This is the bad management that we find ourselves in.”

Samuel Achilefu One year after “cancer goggles” were first used in a successful breast cancer operation, Dr. Samuel Achilefu is still getting emails from surgeons all over the world, hoping for a chance to use them.

“We’ve been inundated,” he said from his desk in Washington University’s Mallinckrodt Institute, hours before receiving the 2014 St. Louis Award for his invention.

RosatomLAGOS/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nigeria has selected two sites for the construction of its planned nuclear power plants, as Africa's biggest economy tries to end decades of electricity blackouts that have blighted its growth.

Russia's state-owned Rosatom, which has been in talks with Nigeria over the nuclear plants, on Friday confirmed two sites had been selected in Africa's most populous nation and said they would have a total of four reactors.

A Bombardier Challenger 600, with a Nigerian flight crew piloted by Captain Tunde Ojongbede. Detained by SA authorities 5/9/2014President Muhammadu Buhari has said the $9.3m arms deal cash which South African authorities seized from two Nigerians and an Israeli last September was “not correctly transferred” to Nigeria.

He said he would ask South African President Jacob Zuma about the money during his proposed visit to Nigeria.

Zuma To Visit Nigeria Over Attacks On Nigerians

Published in Politics
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 13:23

Presidents Buhari and Zuma of Nigeria and South Africa respectivelyPresident Buhari has urged Nigerians resident in South Africa to be good ambassadors of the country, adding that Nigerian and South African leaders will soon meet to discuss several issues bordering on their relationship.

He hinted that South African president had promised to come to Nigeria to discuss the matter.

SA, Nigeria top nominees at MTV Mamas

Published in Travel & Entertainment
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 09:21

mamasSouth Africa and Nigeria have the most nominees for this years's MTV Africa Music awards, which are taking place in Durban on July 18.
Nigeria's Seyi Shay.

The nominees for the MTV Africa Music awards (Mama) 2015, which were announced in a celebrity filed event in Johannesburg’s Harem, Design District in Rosebank on Thursday night, include Yemi Alade and Wizkid from Nigeria.