These are the top 10 news that made headlines this week
1. Nigeria is in recession
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has confirmed that the Nigerian economy is in recession.
2. Hon. Jibrin asks Dogara to resign
Former House Chairman of the Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara to resign.
3. EFCC gives thorough breakdown on ‘how recovered loots were spent
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given a thorough breakdown on how recovered looted funds were spent.
4.‘USA doesn’t have evidence to prove lawmakers guilty’
Minister of Foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that there was no concrete evidence linking the three lawmakers to sex scandal in the US.
5. Dambazau, wife own U.S. property worth over $3m
Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Lieutenant-General Abdulrahman Dambazau (ret.) reportedly to own properties worth millions of dollars.
6. Ribadu returns to APC
Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Nuhu Ribadu has decamped to the APC
7. Gunmen kill several in shopping mall attack in Germany
Gunmen on Friday went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich, killing and wounding many people.
8. Nigeria loses 700,000 barrels of crude oil daily
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the country is losing about 700,000 barrels per day (BPD) of crude oil, due to militancy, pipeline vandalism, theft and sabotage of oil and gas assets.
9. Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate
Presumptive Democratic Party presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has picked Tim Kaine, a popular Spanish-speaking senator from the state of Virginia, to be her running mate.
10. We didn’t ask athletes to pay their way to Rio – FG
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has denied reports that it asked foreign based athletes going to the Olympic Games in Rio to buy their own air tickets.