Washington recovers $300M in fraudulent unemployment claims (2)
By RACHEL LA CORTEMay 28, 2020 GMT OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington has recovered $300 million paid to criminals who used stolen personal information to file fraudulent unemployment benefit claims amid the COVID-19 crisis, state officials said Thursday. Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine said that she could not yet reveal the precise amount that was paid in fraudulent claims, but
Harry Redknapp admits Airdrie talks but 'rules out takeover' (4)
Shock reports suggested the former Spurs gaffer would be heading to North Lanarkshire By Paul Thomson Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has admitted he spoke with Airdrieonians about becoming involved with the League One club. But it seems the I'm A Celebrity winner won't be taking over at the Penny Cars Stadium, as shock reports suggested last night. The 73-year has confirmed he spoke to the Diamonds' co-owner Paul
Military vows to end banditry in Nigeria (1)
May 29, 2020 The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche. The Nigerian Military has assured Nigerians that there is no hiding place for the criminals and armed bandits in the country. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche disclosed this during a news briefing with Journalists in Abuja. Major General Enenche noted that due to worries from some quarters in North
Sokoto attacks: Buhari directs fierce military action against bandits (2)
By Terhemba Daka, Abuja 28 May 2020 | 7:27 pm Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has directed a full time and sustained military offensive against bandits operating and tormenting citizens in the north- west and north-central states of the country. The offensive code-named "Operation Accord", President Buhari said, is intended to deny the bandits any breathing space to reorganize and regroup.
Africa: To Stop Butchering of Citizens, Africa Should Support Rome Statute (1)
28 May 2020 The East African (Nairobi) opinion By Tee Ngugi People who perpetrate crimes defined under International Crimes Law must have no place to hide in the modern world.
Nigeria: AMCON Urges Govt to Provide Bailout for Aviation Sector (2)
28 May 2020 This Day (Lagos) By Chinedu Eze The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AM-CON) has joined stakeholders to call on the federal government to provide bailout for the aviation sector, noting that airlines and agencies in the industry critically need financial support in order to sustain their operations. The call was made by the Executive Director in charge of Operations at AMCON, Mr.
Covid-19: Nigeria attends UN high-level event on development financing (1)
By Timothy Choji, Abuja May 28, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari is presently participating in a virtual United Nations High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of Covid- 19 and Beyond. The Nigerian leader is participating from the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He is participating at the invitation of the United Nations Secretary- General, Ant'onio Guterres.
African Development Bank says 'no decision' yet over demands for probe (1)
Author: AFP Update: 28.05.2020 18:20 Washington is dissatisfied with the outcome of an internal inquiry that has exonerated AfDB chief Adesina / © AFP The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday said "no decision" had been taken regarding a US push for an outside probe into its chief, accused by whistleblowers of ethics breaches. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Washington is dissatisfied with
Nigeria inaugurates committee to steer water, sanitation access (1)
May 28, 2020 Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo The Nigerian government has inaugurated a steering committee as the country is expanding access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities as one of the most effective weapons against infections diseases. This is even as stakeholders ramp up efforts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo inaugurated the Steering Committee of the
Nigeria dissolves governing Councils of two universities (1)
By, Temitope Mustapha,Abuja May 28, 2020 The Nigerian Government has approved the dissolution of the Governing Councils of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State and the Nigerian Maritime University in Delta State. A statement by the Director information, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Ben BemGoong on behalf of the Minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu, says the dissolution of the Governing Council of the two Universities takes immediate effect.