Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari’s First Four Years in Four Charts

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in for a second and final four-year term on Wednesday after being re-elected in February on pledges of reviving economic growth in Africa’s most populous nation. These charts show some of the economic progress and challenges that marked Buhari’s first term in office: Inflation has been above the central bank’s target of 6%…

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Nigerians became poorer in Buhari’s first term – The Economist

The Economist reviewed the first term of President Muhammadu Buhari and concluded that Nigerians became poorer during his first four years in office. The magazine, in the publication, which was posted on its website on Thursday, said while the Nigerian economy was “stuck like a stranded truck,” average incomes fell during the four-year period covering 2015 to 2019. Opposition parties…

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Nigeria Ranks 6th Most Miserable Country in the World

A report by Steve Hanke, an economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, United States, has listed Nigeria, Venezuela, Iran, Brazil and others among the first 10 miserable countries in the world with Nigeria assuming the sixth position. According to the report, Venezuela was listed as the most miserable country in the world, saying: “Venezuela holds the inglorious title of…

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Watch: Charly Boy Alleges Deji Adeyanju Wanted Part Of Money From Festus Keyamo

It was earlier reported that the former co-convener of the “Our Mumu Don Do Movement”, Deji Adeyanju alleged that Charly Boy collected money from Festus Keyamo to stop attacking and criticising the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Now, in a turn of events, Charly Boy has stated that Adeyanju only wanted a share of the 9-figures he received, which is why he…

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Dancing Governor: Tribunal declares Adeleke winner of Osun election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. Oyetola-Adeleke The 3-man tribunal upheld the petitions filed by Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the September 2018…

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Success’ viral video: Delta suspends school head, sets up panel

The Delta State Government has suspended the head teacher of Okotie-Eboh Primary School in Sapele Local Government Area, Mrs Vero Igbigwe, for allegedly collecting unauthorised fees including examination levies from schoolchildren. This is coming following a viral video that shows a schoolgirl, Success Adebor, protesting against the school’s decision to send her home over her parents’ failure to pay her…

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Sex schedulers: meet the couples who diarise their love lives

How do you keep intimacy alive in a long-term relationship? More and more people are marking it on their calendars, and trying to stick to the commitment

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China’s goths protest after woman told to remove ‘distressing’ make-up on subway

Weibo users post selfies of themselves in full make-up after woman stopped by security from boarding a train

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Court admits dead man’s statement in Fayose’s trial

Adjourns Usoro’s till April 17 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has admitted in evidence a statement made by the late Justin Erukaa, before his death, in the ongoing N2.2 billion fraud trial of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. Erukaa was personal assistant to Musiliu Obanikoro, who is testifying against the former governor. In a short ruling yesterday,…

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Paris stores looted, bank torched in new ‘yellow vest’ violence

Demonstrators looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th straight weekend of “yellow vest” protests, characterised by an uptick in violence after weeks of dwindling turnout. A Boss menswear store and the upscale Fouquet’s restaurant — a brasserie popular with politicians and film stars — were among the premises to…

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