Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Buhari Pays N2.6bn To 638 Youwin Awardees

Federal Government has paid the sum of N1.6bn to 638 awardees of the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria, YouWin, programme, an initiative of the past government.
There have been fears about the government of President Muhammadu Buhari scrapping the programme, with series of protests over the delay in grants.

But Na’inna Dambatta, director of information at the ministry of information, said the money was paid in June.

He said under the programme which took off in 2011, a total of 18, 000 young entrepreneurs were trained in management and business skills for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

U.S Department of State no Comments Situation with CIA Ilegal arms stolen in jordan

The White House and U.S. Department of State declined to comment on reports that weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency for Syrian rebels have been sold on the black market.

According to reports, some part of the stolen weapons was used in the shootout at the police training centre in Jordan in November 2015, when five people including two US citizens were killed.

Truck allegedly smashes the head of a man catching a nap under it with his earpiece on

US Destroyer Committed ‘Gross Violation’ in Encounter With Russian Ship

A US destroyer violated international and bilateral agreements by approaching a Russian ship dangerously close this month, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

 The russian ship was following its course and didn't violate any international law standards: