Wednesday 23 September 2015

President Buhari Orders IGP to Rescue Chief Falae 48 Hours After Abduction

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector-General of Police and other security agencies to take all necessary action to ensure the safe and speedy rescue of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, 48 hours after his abduction.

Falae was abducted from his farm on Monday by suspected Fulani herdsmen who are demanding N100m ransom for his release.

World Bank Names Rachid Benmessaoud as Director for Nigeria

Rachid Benmessaoud, a former World Bank country director for Pakistan, has been appointed by the bank to support Nigeria’s development priorities, including education and public spending.

Benmessaoud was Monday named as the bank’s new country director for Nigeria and coordinating director for West Africa Regional Integration Programme.