Black Ladder


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Ndidi starts business studies degree course at Leicester's De Montfort University

SUPER Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, has enrolled for a degree in business studies at De Montfort University in the UK as part of a long term plan to secure his future after football.



Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council tells Igbos in Japan to ignore Ipob order to assault Buhari

PAN-cultural association Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (ONYCW) has urged Igbos living in Japan to disregard a recent order from the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) to assault President Muhammadu Buhari when he visits the country soon.



A dream of an economic superpower south of the Sahara that will push human ingenuity to its very limits

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) What a hectic 24 hours it has been for Nigeria. At least three different international developments have highlighted the inbuilt problems with our economy. They have brought to the fore the fact that we face long term socio-economic problems that need visionary solutions


Immigration detainees in Japan start hunger strike to protest death of Nigerian while in detention

DOZENS of immigrants currently being held in Japanese detention centres have embarked upon a hunger strike to protest the recent death of a Nigerian detainee who starved after refusing food as a protestation against his lengthy incarceration.



Ngige reveals that over 60% of 2019 budget will be carried over to next year due to poor implementation

ABOUT 60% of the expenditure programmes included in Nigeria's 2019 budget are to be carried over into next year because of a lack of aggressive implementation according to the labour and employment minister Dr Chris Ngige.



NNPC under-remitted over 216m from crude oil and gas sales to federation account in 2017

CRUDE oil subsidiary the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been accused by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (Neiti) of under-remitting N77.92bn ($216.63m) into the federation account during the course of 2017.



German police identify four Ipob members who attacked Ekweremadu as Nigeria presses for their prosecution

GERMAN police have identified four of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (Ipob) members who assaulted former deputy senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu last weekend when he attended a function in Nuremberg.



Election tribunal nullifies Dino Melaye's mandate are orders fresh polls in Kogi West

CONTROVERSIAL Senator Dino Melaye the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District has been relieved of his position after an election tribunal nullified his mandate this morning and demanded fresh polls.



Ihedioha accuses Rochas of mismanaging as much as N1trn during his eight years as governor

GOVERNOR Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has accused his predecessor Senator Rochas Okorocha of mismanaging as much as N1trn ($2.75bn) during his eight year tenure in office that lasted between 2011 and 2019.




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