Monthly Archives: May 2017

FRESH: Arsenal officially confirms Arsene Wenger’s 2-year deal

Following talks between owner Stan Kroenke, chief executive Ivan Gazidis and Arsene Wenger, it was confirmed that the 67-year-old will remain in charge at Arsenal after signing a new two-year deal. The decision was communicated to the Arsenal board at ...

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Financial sector lost N2.19bn to fraudsters in 2016

The nation’s financial sector lost N2.19 billion to fraudsters in 2016, according to Annual Report of the Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NeFF), released in Abuja. According to the report, the actual money lost to fraudsters is slightly less than the ...

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NAF Helicopter hits Boko Haram insurgents hiding under trees

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said its newly acquired all-weather helicopter gunship, Mi-35M Super Hind, recorded its first hit in battle against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo ...

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CBN injects $482.6m into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday intervened in the inter-bank market to the tune of $482.6 million in the first trading day after the democracy day celebrations. This is coming at a time when the country’s reserves is ...

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Osinbajo signs two new laws to allow affordable credit facilities, SEE NEW COLLATERAL

Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has signed two new laws that would help facilitate access to more affordable credit facilities for businesses in the country. In a statement released on Tuesday, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesman, listed the acts to ...

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FRESH: At least 80 killed in Kabul explosion

A suicide bomb attack hit Kabul, Afghanistan near the German Embassy during rush hour of Wednesday morning, killing at least 80 people close to a highly secure diplomatic area. Apart from the death reported, some 300 others were injured, the ...

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Okorocha fires all commissioners in Imo state

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, has sacked the state executive council and 27 local government transition committees, with immediate effect. A statement by Pascal Obi, principal secretary to the governor, directed all former members of the executive to hand ...

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DSS transfers freed Chibok girls to Ministry of Women Affairs for rehabilitation

The Department of State Services (DSS) has transferred the 82 Chibok schoolgirls, who were released earlier in the month, to the ministry of women affairs for rehabilitation. Ever since they regained freedom, the girls have been with the security agency, ...

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Fresh: First Lady, Aisha Buhari flies to London to join husband

The wife of the President of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday departed Nigeria for the United Kingdom to join her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, who is in London for medical treatment. Mrs. Buhari travelled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, ...

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Sokoto Govt. sponsor 200 girls abroad to study medicine

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, says his administration has concluded plans to send 200 students to India and other countries to study medicine. Governor Tambuwal made the disclosure in Sokoto on Monday night at a media parley to commemorate ...

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