Monday, January 11, 2016

Swiss Bank To Return Another $300M Of Sani Abacha's Loot Back To Nigeria

The government of Switzerland is prepared to transfer to the Nigerian government, another $300 million recovered from the family of former military ruler, Sani Abacha, foreign minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, announced Monday.

The money is part of an estimated $5 billion stolen and stashed in foreign accounts by the late dictator.

Nigeria has in the last 10 years received over $1 billion from the Swiss and American governments, but there are growing concerns past administrations misused the huge sum.

A few disjointed thoughts on the events in Cologne

What I want to share with you today is most definitely not a comprehensive analysis of the events which took place recently in Germany, but rather a few unconnected thoughts and memories we came to my mind when I heard about what had happened.  So here we go.

First, the figures are staggering: according to Russian sources there have been over 700 hundred assaults in Cologne, 40% of which were sexual (the rest begin “regular” assaults, robberies, battery, etc.).  There is mounting evidence that this was a coordinated attack organized through the social media.

Petroleum Business: Pastor Loses N11m To Fraudsters

A Lagos pastor, Rev. Dr. Oluwafemi Iroh, has lost N11 million to suspected fraudsters in Lagos State, western Nigeria.

The suspects told Iroh that they were suppliers of petroleum product and want him to be involved in the business.

The incident happened at Borokiri Plaza in Jakande Estate where Iroh’s office is located.

One of the suspects, Benjamin Kayode, has been arrested and charged before Isolo Magistrates’ court with obtaining under false pretence and stealing under the Criminal Code.

Married Man Found Dead In Hotel Room After Lodging With Girlfriend (picture)

A married man has been discovered death in a hotel room after he lodged with another woman.

A married man from Bondo in the Siaya County of Kenya, has been reported dead after the police found his body in hotel he had checked in with another woman on Saturday, January 9. reports that the 26-year-old man, Nelson Jalang’o Oginga, had allegedly checked into the hotel on Friday night, January 8, in the company of an unidentified woman, only for his corpse to be discovered the next day with no trace of the woman.

WORST NIGHTMARE for US Military New Missile Technology

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Вооружённые Си́лы Росси́йской Федера́ции, tr. Vooruzhonnije Síly Rossíyskoj Federátsii) are the military service of Russia, established after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. On 7 May 1992, Boris Yeltsin signed a presidential decree establishing the Russian Ministry of Defence and placing all Soviet Armed Forces troops on the territory of the Russian SFSR under Russian control.[5] The commander-in-chief of the armed forces is the president of Russia. Although the Russian armed forces were formed in 1992, the Russian military dates its roots back to the times of the Kievan Rus'.

Yes We Spent 82million On Soyinka But......nddc Boss

Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mrs. Ibim Semenitari has said that although N82 million was spent by Rivers State Government to host Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, the money was not for Soyinka to eat dinner alone, other expenses were incurred.

In a Statement by Bekee Anyalewechi, Special Assistant (media) to the Ag. Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Semenitari explained that expenses covered “Dance Drama by University of Port Harcourt Arts Village; Great Singha & His Highlife Band; Set Design, Stage Lighting & Costume Design; Costume Design & Stage Property; Dinner; Transportation and Accommodation of guests from outside the country and those outside Rivers State; Decoration; Travels & Logistics, etc.”

Accident In Abuja,SUV Catches Fire Due To Fuel Leakage At Police Checkpoint

A Blue Ford SUV with plate number, Abuja, GWA – 302 FB on Monday afternoon erupted in flames at a Police checkpoint close to Ushafa Bridge along the Ushafa – Bwari express road in the Federal capital Territory, FCT Luckily, the driver was rescued unhurt. However, despite attempts made by passersby who were seen using fire extinguishers to help quench the fire which was said to have been caused by fuel linkage, the fire raged on.

The Meaning Of Apc's Loss In Bayelsa

The embarrassing loss of the APC in the just concluded Governorship election in Bayelsa state is not only a pain to the party but a very clear signal that they have no place in the South South region of the Delta.