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Switzerland returned Abacha loot with $1.5m interest, says envoy

Switzerland returned Abacha loot with $1.5m interest, says envoy

Switzerland says it has returned all the money kept in the country by Sani Abacha, late Nigerian head of state. Pio Wennubst, assistant director-general and head, Global Cooperation Department, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, told NAN that the money was returned with $1.5 million interest. Wennubst said Switzerland returned about $322.5 million dollars (N116.11

Buhari ‘withdraws $462 million from Excess Crude Account without National Assembly approval’

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the withdrawal $462 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to the United States for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft, without a prior approval of the National Assembly, This Day newspaper has reported. A new letter by the president to the National Assembly, says the U.S. government had

BREAKING: Melaye in police custody

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, is currently in police custody, TheCable has reported. TheCable understands that the senator drove to the office of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) in Abuja to submit himself on Tuesday morning. The senator had earlier said he will make himself available to the police. Anjuguri Manzah, spokesman of the

Buhari ‘withdraws $462 million from Excess Crude Account without National Assembly approval’

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the withdrawal $462 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to the United States for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft, without a prior approval of the National Assembly, This Day newspaper has reported. A new letter by the president to the National Assembly, says the U.S. government had

Dino Melaye regains freedom

Senator Dino Melaye has been released. The senator representing Kogi West was arrested and detained at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Monday, on his way out of the country. The information concerning his release was contained in a tweet by Senator Shehu Sani. Dino is back home. — Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) April 23,

Bode George should beg Obasanjo, says Oyinlola

A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has advised the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, to seek forgiveness from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and stop attacking his benefactor. Oyinlola stated this on Saturday in reaction to a recent interview by George where he described Obasanjo’s Coalition

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