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Trump administration sanctions former First Lady of The Gambia Zineb Jammeh for supporting her husband’s corruption

The Donald Trump administration on Tuesday sanctioned the former First Lady of The Gambia Zineb Souma Yahya Jammeh for supporting her husband Yahya Jammeh's corruption."Today, the United States imposed economic sanctions on...

Islamic Movement in Nigeria blasts Nollywood actor Pete Edochie over role in controversial ‘Fatal Arrogance’ film

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria said on Tuesday Nollywood actor Pete Edochie's role in 'Fatal Arrogance' film is 'ignominious' and 'indefensible'.The movement said in a statement by Ibrahim Musa, its spokesperson,...

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday extended heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Borno State on the passing of Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mai Mustapha Umar Aliyu.The President also commiserated with the...

IMF economists detail how Sub-Saharan Africa can chart a path for a resilient recovery amid COVID-19 pandemic

In a joint opinion article published on Tuesday and titled "charting a path for a resilient recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa", the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva and the Director of the...

Five years on: are things getting better or worse for Nigerians under President Buhari? – Uche Igwe delivers damning verdict from UK

Last week, during a retreat to assess his stewardship, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari took to the podium to declare that his administration has made progress in all fronts to improve the quality of life of his...

Kagame’s government charges ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Paul Rusesabagina with terrorism

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Trump administration imposes visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in election rigging and violence

The Donald Trump administration has placed travel restrictions on Nigerians "responsible for undermining the democratic process."Last January, the United States placed visa bans on individuals involved in electoral violence in Nigeria.

Buhari mourns renowned Economist and administrator Professor Matthew Olufemi Kayode

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday joined the academia, particularly members of staff of the University of Ibadan and Nigeria Economic Society (NES) in mourning the passing of renowned Economist and administrator, Prof Matthew Olufemi Kayode.

President Buhari mourns popular thespian professor Ayo Akinwale

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Akinwale family on the passing of Professor Ayo Akinwale, a senior lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin.The President joined...

A world in disorder: WHO and World Bank experts say it would take 500 years to spend as much on preparedness as the world...

A new report by the World Health Organization Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, a joint arm of the WHO and the World Bank, warned on Monday that more pandemics would be coming in the future and the world needs...

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Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world, President Buhari says

Unveiling the theme and logo for the commemorative activities to celebrate 60 years of independence, President...

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Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world, President Buhari says

Unveiling the theme and logo for the commemorative activities to celebrate 60 years of independence, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja...

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