Nigeria ‘LL be among 10 nations contributing to global poverty in 2030 —World Bank

LAGOS—The World Bank has said that Nigeria will be one of 10 countries that, in the year 2030, will remain as the main contributors to global poverty.It said that the scenario requires that in Nigeria, currently contributing heavily to global poverty numbers, growth rates need to rise, but not to a degree that is entirely…

Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda, a deceit, says Amaechi

Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi  Amaechi, has said the much spoken transformation agenda  of President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration is nothing more than a deceit.Speaking in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday while commissioning the ultra modern Pharmacology/Biochemistry building  of  the Medical School in Ekiti State…

Fools: How Senior Military Officer Misled Us On Abducted Chibok Girls – Badeh

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, said on Wednesday there were “fifth columnists’’ in the armed forces leading to conflicting information emanating from the military.Badeh made the allegation in Abuja, while reacting to some presentations at the start of a three-day workshop on “Security/Media Relations in Crisis Management”.The News Agency of Nigeria…

Arms deal: Asari Dokubu remains accomplice until FG discloses passengers’ identity – APC

By Sylvester UgwuanyiThe All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the denial by Asari Dokubo of the allegation that says he was aboard the plane carrying the $9.3m arms money that was impounded by the South African Government. The party said Asari’s denial was lacking in substance, arguing that he remains a suspect until the Federal…

Pope accepts British Bishop’s resignation after affair with married parishioner

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a British bishop who stood down after admitting to an affair with a married parishioner, the Vatican said on Monday.“The Holy Father Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Kieran Conry from the dioceses of Arundel and Brighton,” a statement said.Conry, 64, had said in a letter to…