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Five Africans from Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia and Uganda make UN 2020 class of 17 young world leaders

The United Nations on Friday announced the names of the latest class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The list includes five Africans from Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia and...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari assents to police bill 2020

Nigerian President President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020.The President in a memo dated September 16, 2020, communicated his assent to the Bill to the National...

Nigeria will support consolidation of democracy in West Africa, President says

Nigeria will within the limits of resources do her best to support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged.The President spoke Thursday at State House, Abuja,...

Aisha Buhari sends relief to flood victims

The rampant flooding across the country has attracted the attention of Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, as she directed officials of her Future Assured Programme to provide humanitarian relief to victims...

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 described Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, as the most prosperous black nation in the world.

Nigerian president says his administration borrowing billions of dollars to fund infrastructure

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday justified government borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government took loans in the interest of the country to solve the dire shortfall in infrastructure.Speaking at...

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,...

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...

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.

The needless furore over fuel subsidy removal in Nigeria – Perspectives by Maryam I. Shettima

Mr President is in the eye of the storm recently for bravely realizing the inevitable expungement of the fuel subsidy in Nigeria, brave due to the extreme furore and knee jerk reaction by some gullible and...

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IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

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Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

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World leaders welcome launch of GCA Africa to beat climate change

The Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire.Hosted...

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