Have pillow-talk with your husband on Nigeria’s problems – Obasanjo tells Aisha Buhari

Obasanjo was reacting to Aisha Buhari’s recent criticism of the programme of her husband’s administration. The President’s wife had recently condemned the implementation of the Social Investment Programme, SIP, of the Federal Government as well as its approach to the banditry ravaging the northern part of the country.

Jay-Z Is The First Hip-Hop Billionaire

Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire, according to the new cover story in Forbes. The article opens by recalling a 2010 meeting between the rapper and billionaire Warren Buffet, from which the octogenarian came away impressed. “Jay is teaching in a lot bigger classroom than I’ll ever teach in,” he said.…

Kenya introduces new banknotes to curb corruption

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the country's currency is to be replaced with a new generation of banknotes. Kenyans must return their 1,000 shilling ($10; £8) notes to banks by 1 October, in a bid to fight money laundering, counterfeits and corruption. New currency is to be brought in over the coming months with other denominations being phased out gradually.