Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag "Geoffrey Onyema"

    FG accuses Switzerland of ‘daylight robbery’ in recovery of looted funds

FG accuses Switzerland of ‘daylight robbery’ in recovery of looted funds

The federal government has accused Switzerland of “robbing” Nigeria in the course of recovering funds looted from the country.Nigeria recently signed an agreement with Switzerland for the release of $322 million said to have been stolen by Sani Abacha, former military head of state.This is just one of the previous recoveries made by both current and past administrations of the [...]

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    Reps summon Onyeama, Dabiri-Erewa over killing of Nigerians in South Africa

Reps summon Onyeama, Dabiri-Erewa over killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The house of representatives has summoned Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs; and Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, over the killing of Nigerians in South Africa.The summon followed a motion on the need to protect the rights and lives of Nigerians in South Africa.It was introduced during plenary on WednesdayAt least 118 [...]

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    They’ll die abroad: FG rules out repatriation of Nigerians on death row in foreign countries

They’ll die abroad: FG rules out repatriation of Nigerians on death row in foreign countries

Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, has ruled out the possibility of Nigerians on death row in various countries abroad getting repatriated through the prisoners' exchange programme.Onyeama, who spoke to NAN in Abuja on Wednesday, said those that committed capital offences did not fall within the programme.He also said it was often impracticable for those convicted of capital offences to [...]

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