Senate probes fresh multi-billion naira fraud in NDDC
The Senate said it had received fresh fraud allegations against the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission. The red chamber said the new financial infractions were not captured in the list of the allegation of N40bn reckless spending which a whistle-blower brought against the NDDC to the parliament recently. The Senate said the fresh probe would […]
Former Minister Called to Appear Before High Court in Abuja.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to appear before it and answer to a money laundering charge filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a ruling on Friday, on an ex-parte motion, Justice Ijeoma Ojkukwu ordered the issuance of summons on Diezani […]
Buhari directs ministries to take inventory of indigenous inventions
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Science Technology to take full inventory of all indigenous inventions and innovations. Sofonews.ng gathered that the order was given to the ministry for possible assistance to inventors and innovators in the bid to reposition the economy. Usman Dalhatu, a Chemical Engineering student of […]
MTN LAUNCHES E-SIM IN NIGERIA
According to Nairametrics, telecoms giant, MTN Nigeria Plc on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, broke another record as it became the first in this part of the world to launch its e-SIM services on its network The e-sim which does not require sim card, but a virtual one with more security is to improve customer experience […]
Fahim Saleh’s Gruesome Murderer Arrested and Identified.
The personal assistant of a young tech entrepreneur who was found decapitated and dismembered in his Manhattan apartment this week was arrested early on Friday and is expected to be charged in the grisly killing, according to two officials briefed on the matter. The entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh, 33, was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon by […]
US, UK, CANADA accuses Russia of Attempting to Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Data
HACKERS supported by the Russian state are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Thursday. According to Reuters, a coordinated statement from Britain, the United States and Canada attributed the attacks to group APT29, also known as ‘Cozy […]
NON COMPLIANCE OF AIRPORT PROTOCOLS RISKS POTENTIAL IMPRISONMENT – MINISTER OF AVIATION.
THE Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has directed investigation into the alleged breach of airport protocol by some dignitaries. He said anyone found guilty risks imprisonment for not less than two months. Sirika said some dignitaries have been alleged to have flouted airport protocols. The dignitaries are: the former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, […]
Fahim Saleh’s Body Found After Being Gruesomely Murdered
A man’s decapitated, dismembered body was found in an apartment in a luxury condominium building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. When detectives began investigating, they found the man’s torso and an electric saw nearby, two law enforcement officials briefed on the matter said. The man’s head and limbs were later […]
7 Confirmed Dead As Explosion Rocks NNPC Facility.
The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reported that an explosion incident which occurred at Gbetiokun, Oil Mining Lease (OML 40), operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), its subsidiary has caused 7 deaths. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman Dr Kennie Obateru, in Abuja on Wednesday. He said […]
FACEBOOK READY TO EQUIP AFRICANS WITH DIGITAL SKILLS
No doubt, this year still looks like a pure drama to a lot of people. The unexpected happened and it seems the world is at a standstill. However, most social media handles experienced an increase in usage. Being part of the global community, it seems they are ready to contribute their quota to helping humanity. […]