Motsepe to emerge CAF President with rivals set to withdraw

South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe appears favourite to take over as Confederation of African Football (CAF) President amid reports rival candidates have agreed to step aside from standing in the election. Reports have claimed Senegal’s Augustin Senghor and Mauritania’s Ahmed Yahya have agreed to end their campaigns to become CAF President. The duo will now back […]

10 countries in the world with largest population without electricity as Nigeria overtakes India

With over 200 million population according to the United Nation (UN) population index, Nigeria is faced with numerous challenges among which is the stability of electricity. On the outer scale, the problem of lack of access to power has brought some companies down to their feet, with foreign investors also being chased away due to […]

RANKING NIGERIAN GOVERNORS JANUARY, 2021: Ganduje the lone voice of reason

In the month of August 2019, Ripples Nigeria embarked on a journey to appraise and rank the performance of Nigerian governors under the title ‘Ranking Nigerian Governors’. From the outset, the ‘Top 5 and Bottom 5’ ranking appraised the performances of state chief executives according to policy initiatives and executed programmes, their inaction and gaffes, […]

Aregbesola vs Omisore: Minister’s aide calls out Osun Education Commissioner, Folorunso

A former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Regional Integration to Rauf Aregbesola, Wale Alabi, has called out the Osun State Commissioner for Education, Folorunso Oladoyin Bamisayemi, for saying that Senator Iyiola Omisore was on the same level with the Minister of Interior. In a post on his social media handle, the former SSA disclosed that […]

Palliatives: Senate Orders Arrest Of Ex-NDDC IMC

The Senate yesterday issued a warrant of arrest on the former Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).The arrest warrant followed the refusal by members of the newly constituted interim administrator to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Privilege to account for N6.2 billion COVID-19 funds they […]

Junaid Mohammed was a fighter – Shehu Sani reacts to death of ex-lawmaker

Shehu Sani, former Kaduna Central Senator, has described the late Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed as a fearless fighter for justice. Sani said Mohammed was a dogged patriot and the conscience of the Kano people. He made the remark while mourning Mohammed, whose death was reported on Friday. In a tweet, the former lawmaker wrote: “Dr […]

Customs ex-CG Dikko dies at 61

A former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Dikko Inde, is dead. He reportedly passed away on Thursday at an Abuja hospital. The late Dikko, who hailed from Musawa Local Government Area of Katsina State, was born on May 11, 1960 and he enrolled into the NCS in 1988. He was appointed […]

Kidnappers in Ondo forest speak Fulfulde – Gov Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has declared that most kidnappers in the State’s forest reserves speak Fulfulde. Akeredolu, who spoke during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, said the kidnappers were using Ondo forest reserves to perpetrate crimes. According to the governor, “What we had to address in Ondo State is […]

Eight more people die from COVID-19 in Nigeria

Eight people died from COVID-19 complications in Nigeria, on Thursday, raising the fatalities from the disease to 1,710, according to health authorities. The country also reported 938 new infections, on Thursday, bringing the total number of known cases in the country to 143,516. This is according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control […]