Black Ladder


Newly published Black Ladder by Ayo Akinfe ORDER your paperback copy online here!

Price: £12.55

Presidential Election Petition Court grants Atiku permission to serve Tinubu with papers

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has been granted permission by the Presidential Election Petition Court to serve president-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with his petition.



Super Eagles suffer humiliating 0-1 defeat at the hands of minnows Guinea-Bissau in Abuja


NIGERIA'S Super Eagles have suffered a humiliating 0-1 defeat at the hands of lowly Guinea Bissau at the MKO Abiola Stadium on their third match if the 2014 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.



Court of appeal reinstates Ademola Adeleke as the duly-elected Osun State governor

NIGERIA'S Court of Appeal has set aside the tribunal judgment that nullified the election of Ademola Adeleke as the executive governor of Osun State reaffirming his victory in last year's polls and ordering the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pay N500,000 in costs.



There appears to be a lot of excitement around the election of economist and former Diamond Bank MD Alex Otti as the Abia State governor. Let us hope he comes up with several dramatic policies like these 

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Nothing is as responsible for Nigeria's current socio-economic woes as the federal revenue allocation formula. It has made us dependent on one primary commodity, stifled economic growth and inhibited productivity. I am hoping that Governor Otti will initiative the process that will eventually slay this dragon. If by say 2029, Abia State has a gross domestic product (GDP) of $200bn, it has no need whatsoever for the paltry Abuja handouts


PDP suspends Fayose and Anyim among several other leaders for anti-party activities

FORMER Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose has been suspended from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) along with several other leading figures including ex-senate president Senator Pius Anyim for anti-party activities.



Keyamo writes to DSS asking them to arrest Obi and Baba-Ahmed for incitement and treasonable felony

NIGERIA'S minister of state for labour and employment Festus Keyamo has written to the Department of State Services (DSS) asking them to arrest the Labour Party's presidential candidate Peter Obi for incitement and treasonable felony.



UK start compiling list of Nigerian politicians likely to face a visa ban over electoral malpractices

BRITAIN'S minister of state for development and Africa Andrew Mitchell has begun compiling a list of Nigerian politicians engaged in electoral malpractices with a view to imposing travel and visa bans on them.



Ekweremadu faces possible lengthy jail term after UK court finds him guilty of organ trafficking

FORMER deputy senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu is facing the prospect of a lengthy jail sentence in the UK after a London court found him guilty of organ trafficking earlier today.



Sole survivor of Nigerian UK Tourist team Pa Titus Okere celebrates his 94th birthday in Kent


NIGERIA'S sole surviving member of her first ever national team the UK Tourists who took the world by storm in 1949 Pa Titus Okere recently celebrated his 94th birthday in Kent along with his grand children.




Subscribe to Ayo Akinfe | Bookshop RSS