Nigeria moves to recover fresh $321m Abacha loot
04 November 2017 | 5:53 am
The Federal Executive Council Wednesday authorized the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to ratify a memorandum of understanding with the Swiss government on the repatriation of the $321m fresh Abacha loot.
28 Oct 2018
The Publisher of the Online Daily Nigerian Newspaper, Jaafar Jaafar has appeared before the Lawmakers at the Kano State House of Assembly investigating the $5m Bribery Allegation against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. During his cross-examination, he refused to disclose the source (whistleblower) that provided with the video-recording of Governor while collecting the bribe.
9 Dec 2018
President Donald Trump announced the nomination of William Barr as the next U.S. Attorney General and Heather Nauert to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador.
16 Jan 2019
William Barr, US President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, has said he "won't be bullied" by the president. Barr said it was "vitally important" that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation go ahead.
21 Jan 2019
I am concerned as a democrat who believes that with faithful and diligent practice of democracy, we can get over most of our political problems and move steadfastly and surefootedly on the course of stability, unity of purpose, socio-economic growth and progress for all.
10 Feb 2019
Why we shut Abacha stadium ahead of Atiku's visit — Kano Govt.
2 May 2019
US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress.
8 May 2019
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled against the preliminary objection filed by Nigeria's Attorney General in response to the three billion Naira suit filed against him by telecoms operator MTN Nigeria. The court ruled that MTN Nigeria met the deadline to respond to the tax demand levelled by the Attorney General of the Federation.
22 May 2019
The Federal Executive Council holds the valedictory session, signaling the end of tenure for the council.
16 Jun 2019
A Senator from Ebonyi State, Obinna Ogba, on Thursday, likened the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to the late Nigeria’s military dictator, Gen Sani Abacha. Speaking during the Senate’s valedictory session in Abuja, the lawmaker insisted that Nigeria never experienced the level of insecurity being witnessed under Abacha.
29 Sep 2019
P&ID Controversy: Nigerian Senate summons Attorney General
24 Jan 2020
Malabu oil deal: EFCC arraigns former Attorney-General, Adoke
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On Thursday, Apple reported that revenue fell 5 percent to $117.15 billion during the three months that ended in December, the company's first quarterly sales decline since before the pandemic. Profits decreased 13 percent to $30 billion.
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