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The Swiss Government is to strengthen its relations with Nigeria in the non-oil sectors in line with the Federal Government’s diversification agenda.
As President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts at repatriating Nigeria’s looted funds from other countries gathers momentum, the Swiss Government has prided itself as the first to repatriate stolen funds from Nigeria.
The federal government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered $322 million Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in July.
The Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Eric Mayoraz, has said that with the repatriation to Nigeria of over $1 billion stashed by late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, in Switzerland, there was no more Abacha loot left in his country.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), announced Thursday that negotiation has been concluded with Switzerland on the return of $321 million recovered from the late Abacha family.
National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs).
A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least seven people and injured more than 40, local media report.
Former Manchester City midfielder and three times Premier League winner, Yaya Toure, has set his heart on returning to England following his ill-fated spell at Olympiakos.
Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Youth Initiative For Advocacy, Growth And Advancement (YIAGA) says it will Deploy 3034 Observers for the 2019 general elections.
UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to address a group of notable German business leaders in Berlin, Germany, on Monday
As Christmas celebration draws nearer, prices of some food items have crashed while others were stable in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis.
Goldcoast Dickson, mother of Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, was on Saturday buried in Toru-Agiama community, Patani Local Government Area of Delta.