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Panama Papers: Ex-Nigerian Minister Bought Two Penthouses in Panama for $2.6m

Panama Papers: Ex-Nigerian Minister Bought Two Penthouses in Panama for $2.6m

According to leaked data from Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, a former Minister for National Planning, Rasheed Gbadamosi, bought two luxury penthouses worth $2.6m in Panama in 2008 while serving as the Chairman of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency. According to a documents sighted by Nigerian online newspaper, Premium Times, Gbadamosi who was recently appointed co-chairman of the Lagos ...

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This Beautiful Spanish Mansion Is All Yours For £2.7m

This Beautiful Spanish Mansion Is All Yours For £2.7m

For the perfect family summer retreat, look no farther than this four-storey, seven-bedroom domestic paradise located in affluent Costa Maresme, 22 miles north of Barcelona, Spain and overlooking a world famous golf course. It comes with a striking white color scheme with a terracotta slate roof, a perfect garden and swimming pool complete with bar area and dressing rooms, there’s ...

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New York Home of Late John Gutfreund Goes on Sale for $120million

New York Home of Late John Gutfreund Goes on Sale for $120million

This palatial 20-bedroom mansion located in New York’s Upper East side has belonged to John Gutfreund, a onetime ‘King of Wall Street’ and his wife Susan since the 1980s. Gutfreund who was the former CEO of Salomon brothers died in March 2016 of complications from pneumonia at age 86 and his wife is now reportedly selling the apartment because it ...

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Nigerian Religious Centres and their Neighbours (Part 1)

Religion is an inescapable involvement of every member of the human race. Whether directly or indirectly, an individual communes with whatever deity his mind chooses to adopt spiritually or physically. In other words, we are all religious in the sense that we believe in the sacred and are committed to one faith or the other. This accounts for the zeal ...

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NMRC Appoints 4 Independent Directors

Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company Lists Shares On NASD

The Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) has appointed four independent Directors to serve on its Board, in line with its commitment to adopting international best practices in corporate governance. Those appointed include Professor Charles Okeahalam, who will also serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors; Mr Charles Adeyemi Candide-Johnson (SAN); Mrs Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman and Mrs. Anino Emuwa. Dr. ...

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Oga Martins & His Kettle of Fishes – Episode 3

Oga Martins & his kettle of fishes

“Martins! What is this I’m hearing? How did it happen? I thought we fixed that roof before the lady moved into that apartment last year?” Mr. Okafor’s voice resonated from the receiver of Martins’ “Samsung Galaxy S6” across the entire length of his office with reckless abandon. The Landlord who spends a greater part of his time doing business abroad ...

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IGP Solomon Arase’s speech at Gouza Housing Estate

Remarks by Solomon E. Arase, FDC, NPM, the Inspector-General of police at the ground breaking ceremony of Nigeria Police Force 1004 units housing project at Gouza town, FCT, Abuja today Monday 25th, April, 2016;   It is with a feeling of elation and fulfillment that I welcome you all to this epoch-making event which marks the ground breaking of the ...

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Federal Housing Authority to Partner Turkish Firms on Housing Delivery

Federal Housing Authority to Partner Turkish Firms on Housing Delivery

The Federal Housing Authority has said that it will work with Turkish companies to facilitate the realisation of the Federal Government’s housing development target. According to the FHA, its Managing Director, Prof. Mohammed Al-Amin, was recently at the Turkish Embassy in Abuja as a follow-up to the recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Turkish President, Mr.  Tayyip Erdogan. ...

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Turkey Freezes Assets of Ex-Yemeni President, Ali Saleh

Turkey Freezes Assets of ex-Yemeni President, Ali Saleh

Turkey said keeping in line with a UN Security Council decision, it has frozen the assets of Yemen’s former president, Ali Saleh. The UN Security Council had in November 2014 imposed sanctions on Saleh and rebel leaders, accusing them of destabilising the country. The government said in its official gazette on Thursday in Istanbul that Mr. Saleh’s assets remained frozen ...

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