Hackers Steal $10m From U.S., Russian Banks

Hackers Steal $10m From U.S., Russian Banks

By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen […]

Wike’s Aide Tackles IGP Abubakar

Wike’s Aide Tackles IGP Abubakar

….Says police boss is the worst in the world The Special Adviser to the Rives State Governor, on Media, Simeon Nwakaudubhas described the Inspector General as the worst police boss in the world. Nwakaudu, who is Governor WIKE’S SA.Media on Electronics, in a statement the released on Tuesday, quoted the  2016 World Internal Security and […]

How Nigeria can fulfill potential – Carrington

How Nigeria can fulfill potential – Carrington

Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington said on Monday Nigeria can realise its potential by taking advantage of thepopulation boom and creating an enabling environment for youth productivity. He said Cote D’Ivoire and Senegal had impressive growth rates than Nigeria last year due to their less reliance on oil. He said Nigeria must diversify […]

EU gains powers to check up on new car approvals

EU gains powers to check up on new car approvals

By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) European Union negotiators have agreed to new rules that give Brussels the power to check up on national car approval authorities after Germany and Italy dropped their resistance to the EU having greater control. Under the new regulation, the EU executive will be able to trigger EU-wide recalls, carry out checks […]

World Bank- 80 Million Nigerians Lack Access To Electricity

World Bank- 80 Million Nigerians Lack Access To Electricity

Chris Steven, Abuja The World Bank on Tuesday revealed that 80 million Nigerians do not have access to electricity while  millions more suffer from poor service. Mac Cosgrove-Davies, World Bank Global Lead, Energy Access, made this known during the opening ceremony,  of the “4th Mini Grid Action Learning Event:  “Upscaling Mini Grids for Low-Cost and […]

Nigeria signs MoU to recover $321m loot from Switzerland

Nigeria signs MoU to recover $321m loot from Switzerland

Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Switzerland for the return of $321 million in looted funds to Nigeria. Nigeria’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mr. Abubakar Malami, signed the MoU with Swiss authorities on Monday in Zurich. He expressed gratitude for the international support Nigeria was getting in the fight against […]

Less than 10% know their HIV status – UNICEF

Less than 10% know their HIV status – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status. The HIV and AIDS Specialist, UNICEF, Kaduna, Dr. Idris Baba, made this known in Kaduna at the 2017 World AIDS Day, organised by the Kaduna State Agency for the Control of […]

Operation under way to rescue Libya migrants, says African Union

Operation under way to rescue Libya migrants, says African Union

Leaders from Europe and Africa agreed on an emergency plan to start with the evacuation of as many as 700,000 migrants from Libya. The repatriation of 3,800 mostly West African migrants from a camp in Tripoli will commence “immediately,” African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat told reporters in Abidjan, the commercial capital of Ivory […]

Mugabe’s Wife Files For Divorce

Mugabe’s Wife Files For Divorce

…says, she doesn’t want  the embarrassment of ”former First Lady” tag In a bizarre move by the former First Lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe, the South African-born, former Secretary to Robert Mugabe, has filed for divorce from her 94 year old sweetheart. ”Gucci Grace”, as she is popularly called because of her ostentatious life style, […]

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