…envoy assures President-elect to release stolen money Another $370 million belonging to the late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, has been found in Luxembourg. This disclosure was made yesterday in Abuja during a courtesy visit by Swiss Ambassador, Hans Rudolf Hodel, to President elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). Ambassador Hodel, who said no... Buzz: 605 National Mirror News | 0 Comments
Niger State governor, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has said the political tsunami that swept the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP administration out of power in the just concluded general elections calls for celebration of democracy after 16 years of the current political dispensation. He also urged Nigerians to pray for the success of the incoming All... Buzz: 404 National Mirror News | 0 Comments
PricewaterhouseCoopers, the firm of forensic auditors hired by the Federal Government to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has indicted the corporation of making double subsidy claims on petrol and kerosene. “Our examination of the PMS and DPK import verified by PPPRA revealed that some discharges were apparently verified and subsidy advised to NNPC more... [Read... Buzz: 334 The Punch News | 0 Comments
Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Hans Rodulf Hodel, Monday, revealed that a new loot of $370 million traced to the former Military Head of State, late Sani Abacha has been discovered in Luxembourg, saying that his country would be eager to help Nigeria reclaim the money if the authorities make a formal request for it.
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Among other things, the report revealed financial improprieties amounting to $1.28 billion in payment for petrol and kerosene subsidy between January 2012 and July 2013, comprising $980 million in subsidy over claim by the NNPC, $63.78 million duplicated subsidy payment by NNPC, $36.05 million over-statement in PPPRA’s PMS subsidy Payment Advice to NNPC, and an estimated $205 million kerosene subsidy over-charge by NNPC.
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Niger State Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), not to pray for the failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government. Speaking at the College of Education, Minna yesterday when he commissioned some TERTFund projects, the governor said rather, PDP members should work towards regaining power in […]Defection of PDP Governors to APC helped Buhari, others win – Aliyu... Buzz: 240 Daily Post Politics | 0 Comments
WITH a resolve after recent top-level meetings to stay together, the potency of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, surviving in the harsh political and economic climate as an opposition party would be seriously determined by the sagacity of the men and women who will lead its reinvention
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What could be tagged as ‘executive scandal’ has allegedly hit the Rivers State Government under the leadership of Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi. The current government has been roped with allegation of selling the state’s property ahead of the May 29 handover date. This is coming barely a week after such allegation cropped up in Benue […]May 29: Mass looting, last-minute recruitment scandal trail Amaechi’s government... Buzz: 89 Daily Post Politics | 0 Comments
AFTER the landslide victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 11 governorship elections in Yobe State, a rat race for appointments has ensued among leaders of the party
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A member of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Pastor Kehinde Ogunnusi, has urged Nigerians to pray for the success of the administration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. Ogunnusi, in a statement on Monday, said the victory of Buhari was an act of God, stressing that only prayer could help the President-elect not to... [Read... Buzz: 30 The Punch Politics | 0 Comments
Cisco has unveiled a host of new capabilities and services that give security professionals extensive intelligence and analysis on potential compromises and solutions to protect against, respond to and recover from attacks. With this development, Cisco announced the addition of AMP Threat Grid to the Cisco Advanced Malware Protection portfolio, which integrates innovation acquired through... [Read... Buzz: 38 The Punch Technology | 0 Comments
MFS Africa has announced that its mobile money hub (MFS Africa Hub) has been selected by telecom giants Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their respective M-PESA and MTN Mobile Money platforms in the East African region. Buzz: 15 Biztechafrica | 0 Comments
Zenith Technology Limited has concluded arrangement for hosting Kaspersky Lab Partner event, targeted at highlighting the advantages of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business to prospective enterprise clients. The company is one of the Information Technology providers in the country and a partner to Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, according to the Product Manager,... [Read... Buzz: 12 The Punch Technology | 0 Comments
South Africa’s Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has unveiled a mobile app, which is set to support the government’s efforts against attacks on foreign nationals. The app launched on 24 April 2015. The ‘We are Africa’ mobile app is set to provide an online platform for the public to pledge their support... Buzz: 12 ITnewsafrica.com | 0 Comments
First, Suleiman Hashimu walked from Lagos to Abuja to celebrate Muhammadu Buhari‘s victory in the presidential elections. Abubakar Duduwale, then began walking from Yola in Adamawa to Abuja in honour of the president-elect. And now, 35-year-old Kaduna-born cyclist and ardent Buhari supporter, Mohammed Kabiru Jafaru, yesterday started his journey from Kaduna to Lagos via bicycle,... Buzz: 74 Bella Naija | 0 Comments
President-elect Muhammadu Buhari‘s security operatives have reportedly barred the television crew of African Independent Television (AIT) from covering his activities. According to Punch, the security team cited “adverse security reports and ethical issues as reasons for their action.” The AIT crew was said to have been informed of the directive on Monday when they visited... Buzz: 72 Bella Naija | 0 Comments
Following the significant decline in power supply witnessed across the country in the last couple of days and the untold hardship it has brought upon Nigerians, there are indications that the power situation is far from improvement. Vanguard learnt that power generation had dropped from 3,000 megawatts to about 2,988.72MW. In a telephone interview with Vanguard, Chief Executive Officer, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Mike Uzoigwe, said Egbin plant produced 300 megawatts, as against the expected 1000 megawatts it needs to deliver to Nigerians.
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On the top 10 performing stocks last week were the shares of R.T Briscoe Plc, Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc, NPF Microfinance Bank Plc, P.Z Cussons Plc, Portland Paints and Products Plc, and A.G Leventis Plc.
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In order to strengthen the soundness of the banking industry, the Bankers Committee at its last meeting agreed to publish in newspapers names of its chronic debtors. The Committe also agreed to deny such debtors access to foreign exchange. Shareholders in this interview commended this decision saying the incoming government should do a lot in the area of banking reform.
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United Bank for Africa Plc’s (UBA) exposure to the energy sector stood at N548.35 billion for two years, 2013 and 2014. According to the information obtained from bank’s Annual Report and Accounts for the 2014 financial year, the energy sector accounted for 27.26 per cent of its total loans and advances to customers in the two year period. Specifically, in 2014, energy firms borrowed N287.88 billion from the bank, while in 2013, they borrowed N260.479 billion.
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The defender has enjoyed a stellar rise under ‘Jingles’ this season and was named Man of the Match in the Brazilians’ 1-0 Nedbank Cup semifinal win against Vasco da Gama on Sunday.
Zwane admits it hasn’t always been easy, but says he “loves the man”.
"It’s still a work in progress. I still have to improve as a player, but I’m grateful to the coach for giving me the opportunity to play,” he says.
"He gives me a hard time, but I’m used to him now. When I first came here he used to shout at me and I would shake and end up losing concentration.
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The former Bafana Bafana midfielder joined the club at the start of the season, leaving regular football with Premiership side Crystal Palace to become the Bluebirds’ big-name signing.
But things have not gone according to plan for Dikgacoi – injuries have limited him to just two starts and one substitute appearance, a total of 164 minutes spent on the pitch.
Walesonline have done an assessment of the squad and believes that the former Golden Arrows man will be let go at the end of the season.
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Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has made a most shocking admission that he does not have a team as he begins his second stint in charge of Nigeria.
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Bournemouth will be playing in the English Premier League next season, after they beat Bolton Wanderers 3-0 on Monday night. Marc Pugh and Matt Richie scored within six minutes at the end of the first half, to give the hosts a comfortable lead, before Callum Wilson sealed victory in the 78th minute. Last week, Watford […]Bournemouth joins Watford in Premier League... Buzz: 103 Daily Post Sports | 0 Comments
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho, has stated that the owner of the club, Roman Abramovich, is not worried over the boring football many people criticize the club over. According to him, the Russian billionaire came into the dressing room to hug the players, after a goalless draw at Arsenal put them within five points of the […]Mourinho insists Abramovich not bothered by ‘boring Chelsea’ tag... Buzz: 70 Daily Post Sports | 0 Comments
‘‘Mosquitoes are carriers of malaria parasite and they breed in dirty environment. Keeping the environment clean means that mosquitoes have no breeding place, if we can stop the life circle of the insect through constant cleaning of our environment and application of the insecticide that have the ability to kill mosquitoes 100 percent, that means we have succeeded in killing the disease,”
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The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has reaffirmed its call to the Federal Ministry of Health to halt the commercialisation of pharmacy facilities in Federal Health Institutions once and for all in the interest of national health. Making the call, in a petition to the Minister of Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan, the PSN President, Pharm. Olumide Akintayo, said rather than abate, the tendencies and flair for vindictive actions targeted against pharmacists and the profession of pharmacy has continued unchecked at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin and Federal Medical Centre, Buzz: 14 Vanguard Health | 0 Comments
The Lagos State Government has said 4.3 million children were immunised against childhood vaccine preventable diseases including polio during the March National Immunisation Plus Days, NIPDs, in the State even as it is targeting more four million children in the April NIPDs. Disclosing this last week, Special Adviser on Health to the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Yewande Adeshina said the March NIPDs had 96 percent coverage.
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Starboy boss, Wizkid keeps adding more to his long list of international collaborations. With his soon to be released collabo with Chris Brown still buzzing, Wizkid is in the studio recording with yet another international pop group called All About She. Buzz: 177 The NetNG | 0 Comments