• Malta

    Government debt increases by €144.4 million at end 2016 - NSO

    At the end of 2016, the General Government debt, increased by €144.4 million, amounting to €5,766.5 million, or 58.3 per cent of GDP, the NSO said today.Structure of General Government Debt: 2016In 2016, the Financial Corporations sector held the biggest share of debt with 61.8 per cent, followed by Households ...

  • Malta

    Watch: PN slams VGH deal, denounces 'undignified' working conditions

    Nationalist Party Leader Simon Busuttil, speaking in front of the Gozo General Hospital, slammed the Government's deal with Vitals Global Healthcare, denouncing the working conditions of some of the works."We are giving them €16.5 million for wages and there are still employees working in containers," he said, referring to containers ...

  • Malta

    The Labour Party’s five most ambitious electoral proposals

    As the general election campaign winds its way into its final week, we take a look at the two main political parties’ five most ambitious electoral proposals.  Here is what are, in our view, the Labour Party’s top five: Resurfacing every road in the countryNo doubt a lofty ambition but one ...

  • USA Malta

    Majority of people realise government’s position ‘untenable’ – Marthese Portelli

    In the last election you were barely elected.  How did the last four years in Parliament improve your chances of getting a better result?Having managed to get elected from the 9th district in the last election is already a big achievement in itself.  Back in 2013, I was a newcomer ...

  • Malta

    I have full trust in Prime Minister Muscat's abilities – Justyne Caruana

    In the last election you were barely elected.  How did the last four years in Parliament improve your chances of getting a better result?Being elected for the third consecutive time, the last four years strengthened my commitment to serve the whole country including my own district. I believe this experience ...

  • USA

    AGF, NDLEA shelve Kashamu’s extradition over pending suits

    The Attorney- General of the Federation and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have agreed not to extradite Sen. Buruji Kashamu to the United States until the determination of all court cases on the matter. Kashimu had gone to court to stop the two from extraditing him to face trial ...

  • Nigeria

    Customs impound rice worth N6.8m

    The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, on Tuesday, said its officers seized 941 bags of rice estimated at N6, 830,791 being smuggled into the country. The new Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Sarkin Kebbi, said in Lagos that the seizure was barely a month after he assumed duty at the ...

  • Nigeria

    NCS Western Marine Command impounds N6.8m rice

    The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, on Tuesday said its officers seized 941 bags of rice estimated at N6,830,791 being smuggled into the country. The new Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Sarkin Kebbi, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the seizure was barely a month after he assumed ...

  • Nigeria

    New envoy asks UN for help in returning Nigeria’s stolen assets

    Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN Office and Other International Organisations in Geneva, Amb. Audu Kadiri, has sought the assistance of the UN towards expeditious return of the country’s stolen assets stashed abroad. Spokesperson in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Clement Aduku, on Tuesday in a statement said Kadiri made the call ...

  • Nigeria

    Police to partner Schools on Safety Initiative

    The Police Command in Enugu State is to collaborate with stakeholders to implement the Federal Government’s Safe School Initiative in primary and secondary schools starting from June. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Ebere Amaraizu, made the plan known in an interview with the News Agency of ...