Magu Assures FBI on Fight Against Cybercriminals

The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has assured the Federal Bureau of Intelligence, FBI, that the Commission would intensify its fight against cybercriminals in the country. He lauded the collaboration between the Commission and the agency, saying that the recent raid tagged “Operation Wire Wire”, which led to the arrest of over 32 suspected cybercriminals, was a welcome development. Speaking on Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Lagos during a presentation of certificates by the Assistant Legal Attaché, of the United States Consulate…

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Arsenal table 100 million Euro offer for Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele

As per a report from Kike Marin, regarded as quite reliable when it comes to Arsenal news, the Gunners are said to have lodged a 100 million Euro bid for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele. Following a breakout season in his home country with Rennes 3 years ago, 21-year-old Dembele made the move to Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2016, quickly establishing himself as one of world football’s most coveted young stars. A return of 10 goals and a staggering 21 assists in his debut campaign at the Westfalenstadion left…

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Lagos to kick off LagosReads Competition

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the LagosReads Competition geared towards improving the reading culture among Lagos residents.  Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh in a statement on Thursday to announce the “Books-of-the-month” for August, said the state-wide competition, which is an initiative of the Lagos State Library Board would hold its maiden edition in October 2018. He said the LagosReads initiative, officially launched in June 2018, was a decisive move by the State Government to not only improve the reading culture of Lagos…

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President Muhammadu Buhari  congratulates Ambassador Abdullahi Ibrahim Atta on his 90th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulates Ambassador Abdullahi Ibrahim Atta on the occasion of his 90th birthday anniversary, on August 10, 2018. On this joyous occasion, the President joins family, friends and well-wishers in thanking the Almighty God for his continued benevolence, strength and never-failing care to the celebrant in the past decades of a remarkable life of service and dedication to humanity. President Buhari salutes Ambassador Atta’s service to the nation during his career in the foreign and public service, where he distinguished himself, with courage, in the work of…

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Bayelsa begins sensitization campaign on safe motherhood 

..…Inaugurates committee to visit all communities in the state The Bayelsa State Government has inaugurated a sensitization campaign committee to spread the message of the Safe Motherhood Initiative which was recently launched by the government. The launching of the safe motherhood initiative took place during the Maiden Summit on Infant and Maternal Mortality. The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson said the committee is saddled with the responsibility of taking the message of Safe Motherhood to all communities in the state. ‎According to him”We will be working with…

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Big Barrels: The New Narrative on Africa’s Oil & Gas that is Captivating Global Markets

A year after its release, the global momentum created by the bestseller on Africa’s oil and gas industry, “Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity”, has led to its re-launching in French, Spanish and German. “The narrative of the book makes its success,” explains author NJ Ayuk, a prominent African energy lawyer. “Big Barrels tells a hidden story of Africa’s oil & gas industry, one that speaks of positive achievements and lays out the capabilities such an industry has to transform the future of African economies…

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PDP To Buhari: Stop Punishing Nigerians, Unfreeze Benue, Akwa-Ibom  Accounts Now.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the unfreezing of the official accounts of Akwa-Ibom and Benue states illegally blocked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as such is a direct attack on innocent Nigerians in those states. The PDP condemns the freezing as illegal, unconstitutional, overtly wicked and cannot be justified under any guise within the clear dictates and contemplation of our laws and practice as a nation. The PDP rejects the action of the Federal Government and counsels the Buhari…

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