Facebook was central in Russia’s attempt to make Donald Trump President, documents show

At least 13 Russians were indicted on Friday by the Special Counsel investigating the extent and manner the Russians tried to influence the 2016 Presidential election in...
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Gulfstream G500 Jet launches in Nigeria

The all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet made its Nigerian debut this week, with Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation’s senior executives visiting Nigeria to give current and potential customers an...

African finance leaders fly to New York, vow to stop illicit financial flows

It was the same old vows repeated once again in New York on Thursday, using the same old statistics that Africa loses about $80 billion annually in...
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Is Africa abandoned by Trump? Read details on the $39.3 billion budget proposal for...

Here are the details of President Donald Trump's $39.3 billion budget proposal for critical State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) efforts to advance peace and security...
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Ghana will no longer seek IMF loan, President says

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday hailed the country's economic recovery and said he saw "no reason" to seek further help from the International Monetary Fund. Once hailed...
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Nigeria will not divert state money for Buhari’s re-election – minister

The Federal Government of Nigeria would not divert funds meant to build infrastructure to fund President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says. Adeosun said the funds...
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Targeting journalists: My travails in the bloody, fraudulent hands of #Facebook, by Simon Ateba

Since I asked Facebook in Nigeria during a social media week in the city of Lagos why they were not paying taxes in Nigeria and Africa in general,...

Vice President Osinbajo to multinationals: Nigeria is ready for your investments 

Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says Africa's most populous country is ready for multinationals. He spoke on Thursday in the southwestern Nigerian state of Ogun. The occasion was...
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 56 million Nigerians not paying taxes, minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, says

At least 56 million Nigerians are not paying taxes, the minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Thursday. Mrs. Adeosun said only 14 million Nigerians pay taxes out...

Nigeria, Foreign Countries Share Data on Overseas Bank Accounts, Property Owned By Nigerians

The Federal Government of Nigeria and some foreign countries, including the United Kingdom Government, have commenced the Automatic Exchange of Tax Information (AETI), particularly on overseas assets...

Nigerian President appoints central bank deputy governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu as deputy governor of the central bank of Nigeria. "In accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the...

Africa lags behind global educational revolution

Nigeria's human rights activist, Femi Falana, has warned that “Africa is being left behind in the global educational revolution". Mr. Falana blamed various African governments for not making...

Nigeria suspends 2 senior tax officials, launches massive tax fraud probe

The Federal Government of Nigeria announced on Sunday afternoon that it had suspended two senior tax officials and launched a massive tax fraud investigation, following hundreds of...

Foreign investors flooding Nigeria, declares country’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says foreign investors have started flooding Nigeria with funds to start companies, manufacture products and create needed jobs. Mr. Osinbajo interacted with...
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Osinbajo, Ramaphosa, Gates, May meet at World Economic Forum in Davos

Nigerian Vice President Osinbajo, on day 3 concluded his participation at the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos. He met with the world's richest man, American Bill...
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Nigeria VP in Davos: Our manufacturing sector ready for the world

The Buhari administration in partnership with the Private Sector is determined to boost the Nigerian manufacturing sector and will be engaging with international partners and friendly nations...
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Central Bank of Nigeria boosts forex market with $210 million

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has boosted the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market with the sum of $210 million to meet customers’ requests in various segments of...
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Fake data: Nigeria sets up committee for accurate national statistics 

The Federal Government of Nigeria has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee on harmonisation of data collection and evaluation for the country. The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who...
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January Monetary Policy Committee Meeting in Nigeria won’t hold as apex bank fails to...

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, announced on Sunday that the January 2018 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting will not hold...

Nigeria: NNPC releases 259 trucks of fuel to Lagos as scarcity lingers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday said that it had released 250 trucks of petrol to Lagos metropolis for effective dispensing at filling stations to...

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Nigerian minister of finance asks World Bank, IMF to label multinational...

The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, is fed up with the sweet talk but no concrete actions. She has asked the Organisation for...

Another day of horror in Cameroon, 38th law enforcement officer killed,...

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Another law enforcement officer was killed in Cameroon on Sunday; his eyes pulled off and his gun snatched, by Anglophone secessionists who are demanding...

Africa’s most prominent filmmaker, Idrissa Ouédraogo, is dead

Idrissa Ouédraogo, one of Africa's most prominent filmmakers, is dead. He died in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on Sunday at the age...

Zimbabwe mourns Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabweans are mourning opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died of colon cancer last week in a South African hospital. He was 65. BBC reported that...

Nigeria releases 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

 At least 475 suspected Boko Haram members have been released in Nigeria, the ministry of justice said in a statement on Sunday. More than 25,...