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House Of Reps To Investigate Recovered Abacha Loot

1 month ago /

Nigeria's House of representatives is to investigate the total amount of money so far recovered as Abacha loot from 1998 to date. 

Federal Government To Commence Disbursement Of $322 Million Abacha Loot

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government is to begin the disbursement of the repatriated three hundred and twenty two million dollars stashed overseas by Former Head of State, General Sani Abacha.

Nigeria Recovers $322m Looted Funds From Switzerland

2 months ago /
Nation 

The federal executive council has approved the payment of five hundred million naira to the team of lawyers That successfully negotiated an out of court settlement of three hundred and thirty billion naira From telecommunications giants MTN.  

2018 Ilo Conference Opens In Geneva, Focuses On Workplace Violence

2 months ago /
International News 

The annual international labour conference open in Geneva Switzerland on Monday.

Supreme Court Orders Retrial Of Giwa, Pinnick Case

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has ordered a speedy retrial of the case between NFF President Amaju Pinnick and embattled NFF Factional leader, Chris Giwa, at the Federal High Court Jos.

Swaziland King Renames Country 'The Kingdom Of eSwatini'

3 months ago /
International News 

King Mswati III of Swaziland has renamed the country to "the Kingdom of eSwatini".

Nigeria Climb Five Spots On FIFA Ranking

4 months ago /
Sports  

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up five spots from 52nd to 47th position on the latest FIFA world ranking for April.

Spanish Police Arrest Former HSBC’s Employee

4 months ago /
International News 

Spanish police have arrested a former employee of HSBC’s Swiss private bank who was convicted of industrial espionage after leaking clients’ tax information.  

Buhari Seals Pact With Singapore, Switzerland On Taxation, Illegally Acquired Assets

4 months ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Following the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed two bilateral instruments to strengthen cooperation between the republics Of Singapore and Switzerland.

Nigeria Seeks To Improve Its Trade Policy Report

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government is set to improve efforts in the generation of trade data so as to monitor assess and renegotiate trading relationship with other nations.

Russia Saratov Crash: Investigators Comb Crash Site Near Moscow

6 months ago /
International News 

Russian investigators are searching snow-covered fields near Moscow for clues why a passenger plane crashed.All 65 passengers and six crew were killed when the Saratov Airlines jet went down minutes after taking off from Domodedovo Airport on Sunday afternoon.Officials say they are considering weather conditions, human error and technical failure...

Curbing Irregular Migration: Forum Tasks Govt. On More Sensitization

6 months ago /
Security 

An international immigration group has called on the Nigerian government to deploy modern communications technique and awareness campaigns to combat irregular migrations.

Trump To Testify In Russia Inquiry

6 months ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump has said he is prepared to be questioned under oath as part of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 us election.

Osinbajo Attends Weah’s Inauguration

6 months ago /
International News 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is attending the inauguration of president-elect of Liberia, George Weah, in Monrovia, Liberia.  Weah won the country’s presidential runoff election on December 26, 2017. From Monrovia, prof. Osinbajo will proceed to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the 48th world economic forum annual meeting taking place from the 23rd -...

Vice President Osinbajo To Attend The Inauguration Of President-Elect Of Liberia

6 months ago /
International News  Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will today attend the inauguration of President-elect of Liberia, George Weah, in Monrovia, Liberia. Weah won the country’s presidential runoff election on December 26, 2017. From Monrovia, Prof. Osinbajo will proceed to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place from the...

Federer Cruises Towards Australian Open With Another Hopman Cup Win

7 months ago /
Sports  

Roger Federer took another impressive step towards his Australian Open title defence on Tuesday with a straight-sets win over Russian Karen Khachanov at the mixed teams Hopman Cup, as many of his main rivals faltered due to injury. Around the time Federer was warming up for his match with the 45th-ranked...

Switzerland To Return $321million Abacha’s Loot

8 months ago /
Nation 

Switzerland announced on Monday that around $321 million public funds looted by former Nigerian military ruler, Sani Abacha will be returned to Nigeria. The money, originally deposited in Luxembourg, was confiscated by a Swiss court in late 2014 and in March last year, the two states signed an agreement on its...

Saraki Expresses Worry Over Return Of Looted Funds

8 months ago /
Nation 

Senate president Bukola Saraki is disturbed that Nigeria is finding it difficult to convince other countries to return funds looted from the country. The senate president said the difficulties are as  a result  of the  poor handling of recovered funds; which he reiterated are often stolen again by Nigeria’s anti-graft agencies. Bukola...

EFCC Recovers N738b, Says Magu

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday in Austria said it recovered loots totalling N738.9 billion or $2.9 billion between May, 2015 and Oct. 20, 2017. Its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, stated this at the ongoing 7th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United...

Nigeria, Switzerland To Sign M.O.U. On Repatriation Of Looted Funds

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria and Switzerland have agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding, M.O.U. to facilitate the repatriation of three hundred and twenty one million dollars Nigerian stolen funds stashed away in Swiss banks. To this end, federal executive council has approved a memo seeking to mandate the minister of justice and attorney...


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