Black Ladder


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Terrorist leader and kidnapper Kachalla Baleri claims he has up to N10m in new naira notes

TERRORIST leader Kachalla Baleri has been filmed displaying wads of new naira notes believed to total up to N10m despite the fact that there is a scarcity of the currency across the country causing great frustration among the populace.



Lai Mohammed states that Buhari is in 100% support of Tinubu's presidential ambition

INFORMATION minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed has declared that that President Muhammadu Buhari is fully supportive of the presidential ambition of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in next month's polls.



Nigerian billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi in the final stages of acquiring Sheffield United

NIGERIAN billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi is attempting a £90m takeover of English Championship club Sheffield United having said to be in the final stages of acquiring the Yorkshire side.



Surely Nigeria cannot go to the polls without the presidential candidates debating a national railway plan

Ayo Akinfe

Just look at how far we are behind other developing nations when it comes to kilometres of railway lines. In the 21st century, everyone is moving towards electrified trains to move goods and people around

[1] India - 67,415km

[2] Argentina - 36,966km

[3] Brazil - 29,817km

[4] Mexico - 23,389km

[5] South Africa - 22,387km

[6] Iran - 16,998km

[7] Kazakhstan - 15,530km

[8] Burma - 11,025km

[9] Pakistan - 8,100km


El-Rufai accuses certain people working in the presidency of frustrating Tinubu's ambitions

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has accused certain persons working in the presidency of working against the presidential ambitions of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu despite the facts that he comes from the same party of President Muhammadu Buhari.



Atiku still hopeful of building a coalition with Obi and Kwankwaso against Tinubu

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is extending an olive branch to two of his opponents in this month's presidential elections Peter Obi and Rabiu Kwankwaso asking them to support his ambition in exchange for working together.



Paul Onuachu joins Joe Aribo at Southampton after agreeing transfer deadline day switch

SUPER Eagles striker Paul Onuachu joined English Premier League side Southampton on the last day of the January transfer window yesterday after the Saints and his Belgian club Genk agreed on an €18m transfer fee.



Are Nigeria’s presidential candidates really going to go to the polls next month without a programme to manufacture farming equipment?

Ayo Akinfe

[1] It is naive and utopian to think that we can just walk unto the world market and buy the equipment we want, in the quantities we want, at the price we want and at the time we want it

[2] Do we really think everyone else just manufactures goods and stores them in warehouses waiting for Nigerian orders?

[3] If we are serious about diversifying our economy, a company like John Deere must open at least one manufacturing plant in Nigeria


US think-tank Nigerian Decides online poll predicts that Peter Obi will win next month's election

FORMER Anambra State governor Peter Obi  has emerged as the favourite to win next month's Nigerian presidential election in a poll conducted by US independent research think-tank Nigerian Decides.




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