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Nigerian Air Force Escortes Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow, To Banjul, As Huge Crowd Welcomes Him

Gambia's President, Adama Barrow, has returned to Banjul, escorted by the Nigerian and Senegalese Air Force men to take power since he was sworn in at the Gambian embassy in Senegal on January 19. A Gambian journalist posted the picture...

Count Me Out, Those Who Want Buhari Dead Do Not Love Nigeria, Senate President Issues Statement

The Senate President issued the statement below. My attention has been drawn to a speculation on some online media about supposed meeting of some Governors who held Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to ransom and sought for Senate President, Dr. Abubakar...

What The Nigerian Constitution Says When President Is Incapacitated

Rumours have been rife that President Muhammadu Buhari had died in the United Kingdom where he is on a ten-day vacation. But the Presidency and the minister of information have disproved such information and stated that the president is...

Nigeria’s Police Boss Is In London Not To See Buhari But For Counter-Terrorism Partnership

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris, has embarked on an official visit to London on the invitation of SO15, the London Metropolitan Police Service, Nigerian police force said in a statement. He is not there to see...

President Buhari Is Not Dead, Nigerian Government Issues Another Statement As Rumours Persist

President Muhammadu Buhari is alive and very well and rumours that he is either dead or battling for his life in the United Kingdom should be disregarded, the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said in a statement on Wednesday. “The...

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Not Under Pressure To Resign As Rumours Spread

The Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is not under any pressure to resign and is currently going about his job unperturbed, an ally said on Facebook, calling on Nigerians to dismiss rumours on the Internet saying some people are...

Fayose Foils DSS Plan To Arrest Pastor In Ekiti Who Is Preaching Against Islamisation Of Nigeria

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’s Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in the early morning of Wednesday foiled an attempt by operatives of the Department of State   Services (DSS) from arresting Apostle Johnson Suleiman of...

Nigerian Suicide Bombers Attack Mosque, Security Post, In Borno

Attempts by Suicide Bombers to attack a mosque and a security post in Borno State were foiled by vigilant security men and volunteers. Newswire, PRNigeria, said the incidents occurred at Usmanti and Kaleri area of Mafa Local Government Area of...

The Last Hours Of General Kodji, Cameroonian Officer Who Fought Boko Haram Tooth And Nail

Cameroonians continue to mourn the passage of General Jacob Kodji and other officers who were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday while fighting Boko Haram. The army general, a colonel and two other officers fighting Boko Haram in the...

Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm Magu, Nominee Indicted For Corruption, To Lead Anti-Crruption War

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday re-nominated Ibrahim Magu as Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Magu was indicted for corruption by the Nigerian secret police. The Department of State Services said in a letter to the Senate last year that...

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Trump administration asks African Development Bank to re-investigate its embattled President Akinwumi Adesina accused of nepotism and favoritism

The Donald Trump administration has written the African Development Bank, urging the continent’s biggest multilateral lender...

African Development Bank approves €88 million ($98 million) loan for Senegal to respond to COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for...

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

Read full remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on financing for development amid COVID-19

Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping a focus on development amidst...

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