Category Archives: Breaking

Swiss Government Confirms Return Of $723 Million Abacha Loot To Nigeria Over The Last Decade

  The Swiss government has confirmed that it had so far returned $723 million (roughly calculated to be worth N142.43 billion) of stolen funds seized from the family of the late former head of state, Sani Abacha, to the Nigerian government over the last 10 years. The amount excludes $321million (about N63.24 billion) which the…

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#GEOBILL: Saraki Says Bill Will Be Reintroduced, Read His Comments

  Following the House of Assembly’s vote for the Gender Equality In Marriage Bill not to pass second reading, (Read here if you missed) the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has shared his comments. In a statement released by his Special Adviser on gender, Mrs. Fatima Kakuri, the Senate President said: “Today, we discussed the Domestication of…

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Senate Throws Out Gender & Equal Opportunity Bill

The Nigerian Senate has rejected a bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts in matters of marriage, divorce and inheritance, during its plenary session today, 15th March. The bill tagged ‘Gender Equality in Marriage Bill’, presented for consideration by Senator Biodun Olujimi (PDP Ekiti South), was frowned upon by mostly northern…

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Buhari Receives Equatorial Guinea’s Highest National Honour On Account Of His Integrity

  President Muhammadu Buhari has received Equatorial Guinea’s highest national honour of the Gran Collar De La Orden De La Independencia, which translates to the Grand Collar of the Order of the Independence. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, which announced this, revealed that Buhari,…

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EFCC Traces N3.145b To Fani-Kayode, Falae, Udenwa’s Accounts

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how N3.145b was paid into the accounts of six chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Goodluck Support Group (GSG) by the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election. The beneficiaries include a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi…

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Medical Students In Nigeria Will Now Spend 11 Years In The University – NUC

  The National Universities Commission (NUC) has declared that students who study medicine will now spend a minimum of 10 years in the university. ‎ The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Julius Okojie, made this known in a lecture delivered at the first matriculation and inauguration of the University of Medical Science, Ondo, Ondo…

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Judge Says EFCC, Army Behaved Like Illiterates, Orders The Release Of Dasuki’s Former Aide

An Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the Nigerian Army, to immediately release Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to the former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), who has been in detention since December 23, 2015. In a ruling delivered today, Justice…

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