Category Archives: Breaking

Mariam Aloma – May Soon Be Nigeria’s First Female Chief Justice Of Nigeria Come July 16

A female Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Mariam Aloma, has been nominated to replace Justice Dahiru Musdapher as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, come July 16 when Musdapher will retire. However, her appointment is subject to ratification by the Presidency.     Justice Mariam AlomaThis came as Justice Musdapher, yesterday, debunked insinuations that…

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Oshiomhole’s Multi-Billion Naira Mansion: We Stand On Our Story- THEWILL

THEWILL is an online news service founded in October 2009 by journalist/publisher, Austyn Ogannah, an advocate for good governance and promoter of change in Nigeria and Africa.   THEWILL had on Sunday 15th May 2012, published the story (and pictures) of the ongoing construction of a multi-billion naira edifice, belonging to governor of Edo State,…

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Goodluck Jonathan, Sarah Burton, Viola Davis & Fatou Bensouda In TIME 100 Most Influential People In The World

TIME, a U.S based magazine that covers everything in politics, Business, technology, health and science and style has published its important 100 most influential people in the world.     Nigeria’s democratically elected president Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan has been named as one of the most influential people.According to the magazine, the people on this…

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Air Nigeria Commences Daily Flight Operations From Lagos To London Today

Air Nigeria Development Company Limited has concluded its two-year turnaround programme, based mainly on financial engineering.     It now plans to consolidate on flights to its regional routes commencing with the London route today Monday May 16 and the Johannesburg route tomorrow Tuesday May 17. The Paris route is to follow in June.The chairman…

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Okonjo-Iweala’s Fate To Be Decided Today As World Bank Board Votes New President

The World Bank’s 25 member executive board will today vote on who replaces outgoing president Robert Zoellick, whose term expires in June. The prognosis of the chances of the two remaining candidates  (Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the American Jim Yong Kim) shows that the American candidate remains odds on favourite to clinch the job.  …

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Commencement Of ‘Cashless Lagos’ – Is This A Wise Policy Or Not!

Disappointment and confusion yesterday greeted the commencement of the ‘Cashless Lagos Policy’ as it was heralded by the return of cheques which the banks regarded as ‘exceeding the limit’ for third parties.   The banks were however cautious, so as not to offend their customers, as some of the said customers who issued third partycheques…

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World Bank Presidency: GEJ Directs Adefuye To Rally For Okonjo-Iweala

  The Nigerian Ambassador to the United States of America has been directed to deploy all available resources to ensure that Dr. NgoziOkonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister and Africa’s sole candidate for the World Bank Group Presidency, gets elected when the Board of Directors of the bank vote at the Spring meeting of the bank scheduled…

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