Stolen Fund: Angola Recovers More Than U.S.$5 Billion

Angola Press Agency (Luanda)Luanda — The Angolan government recovered, since the beginning of 2019, more than five billion US dollars in assets domiciled in Angola and abroad as a result of actions against corruption-related crimes. The information was advanced last Monday by the minister of Justice and Human Rights, Francisco Queiroz in Abu Dhabi, United […]

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Buhari Marks 77th Birthday with 2023 Warning

President Muhammadu Buhari celebrated his 77th birthday with the signing into law of the 2020 Appropriation bill even as he warned candidates to sell themselves to the electorate rather than rely on him or Federal machine in the 2023 poll. But the opposition PDP tagged the President’s declaration as crocodile tears. The President who commended […]

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EU Trust Fund for Africa: €275 million to Assist Migrants and Refugees

The European Union has adopted additional funding worth €275 million from the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa for programmes in the Horn of Africa and in the Sahel and Lake Chad region that support regional stability and local communities and assist migrants and refugees. In the Horn of Africa, the EU will support refugees, migration […]

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Outrage over N37 billion for Renovation of National Assembly

Nigerians of various persuasions are expressing outrage over reported approval of N37 billion Naira for the renovation of the Nigerian National Assembly. While details of the renovation are still sketchy,the renovation fund is expected to be sourced from the loan the Federal Government is sourcing from lenders. Premium Times had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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The Sahel is in Grip of Mass displacement-Migration Institute

The Migration Policy Institute has traced  worsening humanutarian crisis in the Sahel region to multiple conflicts ranging from insecurity to fraught and climate challenges. In its issue brief issued this week,the institute while identifying Migration propelling issues in 2019 noted that insecurity drives displacement in the region. “A humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region (including […]

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Again,Another Shake up in Nigerian Military

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved the redeployment and posting of the recently promoted senior officers to different positions. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the redeployment was to reinvigorate the system for professional efficiency. The new […]

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NSA Drums Support for new Security Strategy

The National Security Adviser NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has urged stakeholders to ensure the implementation of the 2019 National Security Strategy (NSS) to address contemporary and emerging security threats in the country. Monguno made the call in Abuja at a stakeholders’ workshop for the Sensitisation Session of the NSS organised by the Office of […]

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Stakeholders Advocate Eco-Industrial Parks

Stakeholders in Nigerian business sector have called for the amendment of the Industrial Parks Regulation Act 63 of 1992,describing the act as outdated.  This was at the National Stakeholders Workshop in Abuja organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and Germna Development Cooperation in collaboration with the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority. The workshop […]

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