Hackers Hit US, Russian Banks in ATM Scam Group-IB Reports

Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly the United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen from banks’ Automated…

Int’l Human Rights Day: Human Rights is every Citizen’s Responsibility–NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Monday in Abuja that human rights observance was the responsibility of every citizen. Acting Executive Secretary of the commission, Mrs Oti Ovrawah said this after an awareness walk to commemorate the “2017 International Human Rights Day’’. According to Ovrawah, the walk is to create awareness and refresh…

Nigeria Solicits Peaceful Resolution of Israel-Palestinian Conflict

Nigeria has called for the peaceful resolution of the protracted conflicts between Israel and Palestinian, saying it is greatly concerned about the situation in many parts of the Middle East. Amb. Olukunle Bamgbose, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered Nigeria’s statement at the UN General Assembly ‘Debate on Question of Palestine and the Situation…

National Assembly has Been Key in Stabilizing And Deepening Nigeria’s Democracy – Dogara

The National Assembly has contributed a lot in stabilizing and deepening Nigeria’s constitutional democracy through the strengthening of due process and the rule of law, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said. Speaking on the topic, “Deepening Democracy: Role of the Legislature,” at the third Public Lecture series of Nasarawa State…

Crude Oil Price Jumps Above $65

Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening due to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) led production cuts. Brent crude futures on Tuesday, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at…

Corps Members Laud FG, NYSC, On Skill Acquisition, Entrepreneurship

The 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream I of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to Gombe State have lauded the initiative of the Federal Government on Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme. The corps members spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at Amada temporary orientation camp in Akko, Gombe State on…

French Companies Express Willingness To Invest In Nigerian Economy

A consortium of 30 French companies from France, on Monday expressed readiness to invest in key sectors of the Nigerian economy. Mr Philippe Labonne, the Head of French delegation made this known when he led the investors on a visit to the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Yewande Sadiku in Abuja. Labonne listed…

Winners Get 17 Million at NCC Tennis Championship

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given out N17 million to winners of its Tennis Cup 2017 competition. The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said at the grand finale of the tournament in Lagos that the competition had given the commission satisfaction and fulfilment. The tournament which started in July featured 12 teams. Team…