The World Bank looks set to release more information on the spending of recovered loot by late General Sani Abacha as “it has referred portion of appeal by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to the Bank Archives Unit for processing for public access.”
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday urged religious leaders to intercede fervently for the country in bringing about greater economic prosperity, just as he tasked political leaders to prioritize the welfare of the masses.
BY AHMED MARI, MAIDUGURI
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt General Tukur Buratai and Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar were in Maiduguri to fine tune the on-going Operation tagged “Operation Crack Down” in Sambiza Forest, the stronghold of Boko Haram terrorists.
The Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, His Royal Highness (Amb) Eheneden Erediauwa has described the transition of the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Erediauwa as emotional for him as he was very close to his father.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, scientists in Brazil say.
They told the BBC that Zika could be behind more damaging neurological conditions, affecting the babies of up to a fifth of infected pregnant women.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has accused China of “raping” the US, in renewed criticism of China’s trade policy.
He told a rally in Indiana that China was responsible for “the greatest theft in the history of the world”.
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 leaked data from Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca.
The Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Mallam Habib Abdullahi recently had an interactive session with journalists in Lagos. He dwelt on a number of industry issues including his efforts to position the agency in line with the change agenda of the government and the challenges facing the parastatal. He also gave insights on why some concessions are being extended and efforts at collaborating with other agencies to achieve the target of the NPA. Senior Correspondent, STAN OKENWA was there. Excerpts…
Labour , under the aegis of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Rivers state chapter, has called on employers od labour and the government at all levels, to take urgent and positive steps to reduce workplace stress to the barest minimum.