President Muhammed Buhari yesterday demanded an explanation from the ministry of finance on the over $1billion foreign loans obtained by the immediate past administration for rail projects but diverted to other purposes.
Specifically, he frowned at the diversion of a substantial part of the loan of $1.005 billion from the Chinese Exim Bank, which was obtained for the construction of a standard gauge rail line linking Lagos to Kano.
#BringBackOurGirls Hold Overpaid Nigerian Lawmakers Accountable for Chibok Girls, U.S. Congresswoman Tells NigeriansWritten by SANIGERIANS.COM ADMIN
Minneapolis, United States — A MEMBER of the United States House of Representatives, Hon. Frederica Wilson (D, Florida) has said that Nigerians and indeed the mass media, should henceforth, put more pressure on their overpaid elected representatives at the national and state assemblies to find the missing 219 Chibok girls and end the Boko Haram insurgency.
Investigators in Toulouse, France, will start examining a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island to determine whether the numbers found on the object correspond with the Malaysian Airlines jet that mysteriously vanished in March 2014.
The two-meter-long fragment, a wing component called a flaperon, was found Wednesday on a beach on Reunion Island, which is east of Madagascar and more than 3,500 kilometers from where the Boeing 777 was last tracked.
There was palpable tension yesterday in the nine states of the Niger Delta region following the decision of the foremost ex-militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo known along the creeks and waterways of the region as Tompolo to summon ex-militant generals to a meeting in Bayelsa State under the Movement for the Enmancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND).
President Muhammadu Buhari announced this in Washington DC, United States, Wednesday.
Mr. Buhari is currently in the U.S. on a four-day official visit where he has discussed bilateral issues with President Barack Obama and other U.S. officials.