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Amidst ongoing trial of a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States, President Muhammadu Buhari has had cause to celebrate a Nigerian for his acts of honesty, propriety and sincerity. Buhari Saturday sent warm greetings and...
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 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...
Idowu Sowunmi The Nigeria American Public Affairs Committee (NAPAC) in New Jersey, the United States of America has expressed support towards the "Black Lives Matter" movement, saying it could no longer keep quiet in the face of oppression. While noting that Blacks are Blacks everywhere in the world, NAPAC condemned in...
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Malawi Opposition Alliance Leader, Lazarus Chakwera, the winner of the country’s presidential election re-run. The president stated this in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Mallam Garba Shehu, on Sunday in Abuja. According to the statement, President Buhari...
Idowu Sowunmi To reaffirm its status as the biggest cement producer in Africa, Dangote Cement has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country, Senegal. With this historic maiden voyage from its Export Terminal located in Apapa Port, Lagos at the weekend,...
Hafsat Abiola-Costello Today marks the anniversary of June 12, 1993, the day on which a general election was held in which my father, Chief M.K.O. Abiola, was elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Now, 27 years later, tragically, his campaign promise that Nigerians would say farewell to poverty...
The African Development Bank's (AfDB) board, decided to opt for a middle ground resolution of the impasse generated by the demand of the United States, a non-regional investor in the bank, for an independent probe of misconduct allegations leveled against the bank's President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, whom the ethics...
Idowu Sowunmi President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said Nigeria would stand solidly behind Dr. Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The President stated this at State House in Abuja, while hosting Adesina on a courtesy visit. According to him, “In 2015, when you...
The support base of embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), DR. Akinwunmi Adesina has been strengthened by two top level individuals, Sierra Leone President, Julius Maada Bio and Harold Doley, the first United States representative to the AfDB. They are the latest joining in with their voice. In...