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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Government of the United States of America (USA) has finally charged Ramon Abbas Olorunwa Igbalode popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi to court in Los Angeles for allegedly committing frauds and laundering ‘millions of dollars from cybercrime schemes.'" The government, in a comprehensive affidavit on Friday by the US Department of...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night met with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was confirmed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina who posted pictures of the two West-African leaders walking side by side on his...
President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday met in Abuja over the political crisis in Mali. Giving updates on the considerable improvement in the management of the crisis in Mali, Jonathan, who is the Special Envoy/Mediator to the West African country, said the mission given to him by...
President Muhammadu Buhari and Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, have congratulated President of African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina, on his re-election for a second term in office. Buhari, who felicitated with Adesina on behalf of the Federal Executive Council and Nigerians in general, explained that the news of the victory...
Incumbent President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, is set to be re-elected for the second term in office as the multilateral development institution, for the first time in the history, holds its Annual Meetings virtually to comply with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic-related social-distancing guidelines. Adesina is running...
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday nominated 41 non-career ambassadors-designate. Buhari, in a letter addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, requested the lawmakers to confirm the nominees. The President also nominated one career ambassador-designate, representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The nominees are: Engr. Umar Suleiman (Adamawa); L.S. Mandama (Adamawa); Oboro Effiong Akpabio (Akwa...
Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday disclosed that the world's first vaccine against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) would be registered in his country in a few days. Putin, who stated this on his Facebook page, explained that Russian scientists have passed necessary test stages and proved the safety and effectiveness of...
Former president Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a Special Envoy to lead the sub-regional body's mediation mission in Mali. Jonathan’s appointment was communicated to him in a letter signed by the President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou. "Given your position...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has celebrated his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, who clocked 56 on Saturday, describing him as a reliable, trust worthy and committed brother, friend and partner in the Greater Lagos Agenda of the incumbent administration. Sanwo-Olu also lauded Hamzat's contribution to the growth and development of Lagos...
Zimbabwean socialite and businessman Genius ‘Ginimbi Kadungure’ has died on the spot early Sunday morning in a head-on car accident along Borrowdale Road, in Harare, capital of the South African nation. New Zimbabwe's Alois Vinga gathered from sources that Ginimbi, who owns Pioneer Gas and PIKO Group, was speeding when...