February 11, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a high powered delegation to condole with the government and people of Taraba over the death of eight people following a stampede during the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress in Jalingo. The delegation compromised of Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustafa, Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed fears that “looters” in the opposition may out-spend the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 16 presidential election. Advertisement Buhari, who issued a press statement he personally signed on Sunday, said the alleged looters have “powerful resources” at their disposal, and which they intend to deploy for the […]

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  Kommersant: Moscow’s Afghan talks satisfy US, but anger Kabul Last week’s Moscow-hosted negotiations between Afghan politicians and the Taliban (radical group, outlawed in Russia) unexpectedly stirred up a surge in diplomatic activity, Kommersant writes. US State Department Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad welcomed the Inter-Afghan Dialogue in the Russian capital, backing Moscow’s efforts […]

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(Bloomberg) — Deutsche Bank AG defended its role in one of Europe’s biggest money-laundering scandals in a rare hearing before European lawmakers that highlighted increasing frustration with the lender and its German supervisor. Called before the European Parliament after Deutsche Bank was once again tied to a number scandals late last year, Stephan Wilken, head […]

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While much attention has been focused on the US$250 million Equanimity that Jho Low bought with stolen 1MDB money, Malaysia may yet be able to make a claim on an even bigger super yacht — Topaz. This is because close to €120 million (US$140 million) that originated in 1MDB is believed to have been used […]

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COMMENT | The subject of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) first caught the public’s attention when it was mentioned in the Finance Minister’s Budget 2019 Speech on Nov 2, 2018. In discussing taxation, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced that the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) would be offering the SVDP from Nov 3, 2018, […]

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COMMENT | The subject of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) first caught the public’s attention when it was mentioned in the Finance Minister’s Budget 2019 Speech on Nov 2, 2018. In discussing taxation, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced that the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) would be offering the SVDP from Nov 3, 2018, […]

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COMMENT | The subject of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) first caught the public’s attention when it was mentioned in the Finance Minister’s Budget 2019 Speech on Nov 2, 2018. In discussing taxation, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced that the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) would be offering the SVDP from Nov 3, 2018, […]

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