Brexit portends negative consequences for Nigeria – Prof. Akinterinwa

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) will have negative consequences on Nigeria, Prof. Bola Akinterinwa, Director-General, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), has said. Akinterinwa, a professor of international affairs, on Friday Akinterinwa, a professor of international affairs, on Friday said that the negative impact of Britain’s exit from the union would be […]

Buhari Dismisses Cameron’s Remark Describing Nigeria as ‘Fantastically Corrupt’

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the remark made by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, who in a conversation with Queen Elizabeth II described Nigeria and Afghanistan as “fantastically corrupt”. Buhari, who departed for the United Kingdom yesterday to attend a global summit on anti-corruption, said the British PM’s unguarded remark was not reflective of […]

Nigeria is ‘fantastically corrupt’ — UK’s Prime Minister, David Cameron

David Cameron has described Nigeria and Afghanistan is “fantastically corrupt” in a conversation with the Queen, reports BBC. The PM was talking about this week’s anti-corruption summit in London. “We’ve got some leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain… Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world,” Mr Cameron […]

Leicester boss, Ranieri makes emotional phone call to thank Chelsea

An emotional Claudio Ranieri called Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink after their 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday which sealed the title for Leicester City. Ranieri, 64, was manager of Chelsea from 2000-2004 and was a fan favorite at Stamford Bridge despite never winning a trophy. He was replaced by Jose Mourinho in 2004 but […]

Highlights of 90-year-old Queen Elizabeth II’s reign

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday on Thursday after last year becoming the longest-reigning monarch in British history.Here are some key dates from the queen’s life: – April 21, 1926: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor is born. – February 6, 1952: King George VI dies aged 56. His 25-year-old daughter Elizabeth, visiting Kenya at the […]

A Questionable Deal with Qatar – by Olusegun Adeniyi

President Muhammadu Buhari was in Qatar last week and the major news that came out of the visit was the signing of Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) between Nigeria and Qatar to pave way for direct flights between major cities of both countries.  While I continue to wonder whether any due diligence was done by […]

‘I’m sorry’: Historic moment Tony Blair FINALLY apologises for Iraq War and admits in TV interview the conflict caused the rise of ISIS

Former PM makes the confession after 12 years of refusing to apologise Blair says he is sorry for his conduct which has now led to ‘hell’ in Iraq Says there is an element of truth that the war caused the rise of ISIS  Comes after Lord Blunkett revealed he had challenged Blair about the war  […]

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