Tag: Switzerland

Ade ThompsonJuly 3, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Forsberg’s goal sends Sweden to the quarter-finals ahead of Switzerland

Emil Forsberg’s deflected shot was the difference in an otherwise drab round-of-16 matchup between Sweden and Switzerland. The first half ...

Ade ThompsonJune 27, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Neymar comes to the party as Brazil top Group E

Brazil’s diva Neymar came to the party in the Selecao’s last group game against Serbia in Spartak. Brazil ran out ...

Ade ThompsonJune 17, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Neymar fails to impress as Brazil falls short | Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

Neymar failed to impress as Brazil could only manage a draw against an organised Switzerland side in their opening Group ...

Ade ThompsonJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Can Neymar and Brazil handle the huge expectations on their shoulders in Group E?

Brazil’s very own, Neymar, is unanimously the biggest star in Group E of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He ...

AzeezDecember 5, 2017

Nigeria, Switzerland complete agreement over $321m Abacha loot

Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland for the return of $321 million stashed by former military ruler, Sani ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 20, 2017

We are finalising efforts to recover $321m from Switzerland – FG

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku on Monday said Nigeria is concluding plans with the ...

AzeezNovember 1, 2017

FEC approves MoU with Switzerland over repatriation of $321m loot

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Nigeria and Switzerland over the repatriation of $321m stolen ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot – Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN) Thursday, said that negotiation has been ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2017

Paris, Los Angeles guaranteed to host 2024 or 2028 Olympic Games – IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tuesday guaranteed Paris and Los Angeles to host 2024 or 2028 Olympic Games. The decision ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 22, 2017

34 Nigerians deported by 6 European countries

Thirty-four Nigerians have reportedly being deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences. The deportees, who have arrived at the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 9, 2017

#ChibokGirls: Why Switzerland helped Nigeria – Spokesperson

Spokesperson of Switzerland Foreign Ministry, Noemie Charton, said Switzerland took part in negotiations that secured the release of 82 girls ...

Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

BREAKING: Presidency confirms release of 82 Chibok girls

Following media reports yesterday evening of the release of more Chibok girls from the hands of Boko Haram, the Federal ...

AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Osinbajo returns to Nigeria, to serve as acting President

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Nigeria after cutting short his trip to Switzerland for this year’s World Economic Forum. ...

RoqeebahOctober 19, 2016

Day 2: Countdown to Aisha Buhari’s apology #IsSheInBrusselsOrSwitzerland?

Update: She still hasn’t apologised. But that’s understandable. She’s not back home yet. She’s still at the African Women’s Forum ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Who do we have to thank for the return of these Chibok Girls?

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Yesterday in Nigerian News was gloomy enough to have made us turn, in desperation, to the saying ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2016

We want our stolen money back, Buhari tells Switzerland President

President Muhaamdu Buhari has told his Swiss counterpart, Johann Schneider-Ammann to release the country’s funds which were stashed away in ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 22, 2016

12 facts about Arsenal’s new recruit, who won his first major trophy in Nigeria

Following a disappointing season of no silverware, the Arsenal board and its manager, Arsene Wenger appear ready to make a ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2016

Nigeria to receive another $300 million Abacha loot from Switzerland

The Switzerland government has expressed its readiness to return $300 million (N59, 742, 000,000 billion) stolen from the coffers of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2015

Kola Aluko, Diezani’s stooge to be probed, extradited

Oil baron, Kola Aluko, who’s one of the collaborators of former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, may soon be extradited ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

National embarrassment! Power goes off during International Badminton Championship in Abuja

by Mark Bassey On the opening day of the Nigeria International Badminton Championships (NIBC) in Abuja, the organisers were embarrassed ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

Nigerian on the edge as Brent crude prices crash to 2-year low

by Tunji Andrews Tuesday saw oil prices crash, posting it’s biggest one-day drop in two years on signs that the ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 9, 2014

Nigeria’s football drama: CAS upturns FIFA’s directive to NFF

by Olorunwa Lawal The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland has accused World Football Governing Body of ...

YEditorAugust 15, 2014

#Ebola outbreak will be with us for another half year – MSF

by Olorunwa Lawal It will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic, the head of Medecins ...

June 21, 2014

#EkitiDecides: 10 things you SHOULD know about the ongoing election in Ekiti

by Adeola Balogun The Ekiti governorship elections have begun and all eyes are watching the proceedings because for many, this ...

January 24, 2014

Timi Dakolo, Nigeria’s King of Soul, wows at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo   Timi Dakolo performed at the Nigerian Soiree at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland which ...

January 12, 2014

#YNaijaLegal: What you should know about Medical Negligence & other related matters

by ‘Deji Olunlade It has been held in Abatan v Awudu (2003) 10 NWLR (Pt. 829) 451 C.A  that “the ...

August 16, 2013

Sex in the city: Zurich approves new law to protect prostitutes

The Swiss city of Zurich on Thursday unveiled a sex drive-in which local authorities say will enable them to keep ...

August 1, 2013

Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians in the diaspora must be allowed to vote

by Atiku Abubakar Nigeria requires a committed, visionary leadership that works in concert with a mobilized citizenry – with this we can change the way issues are handled and ...

July 26, 2013

First lady Dame Patience Jonathan arrived Abuja Wednesday night from Switzerland after the death of her step-mother

Nigeria’s first lady,Dame Patience Jonathan, arrived Abuja from Switzerland on late on Wednesday,24th July , following the death of her ...

February 10, 2013

Zainab Usman: The need for ownership of African problems and solutions (Y! Policy Hub)

by Zainab Usman  “Africa’s story has been written by others; we need to own our problems and solutions and write ...

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