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Former colonizer Queen of England whose country left Africa in ruins congratulates Nigeria on 60th independence anniversary

Former colonizer Queen of England whose country left Nigeria in total political and economic chaos has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary on October 1, 2020.

Leading medical experts to discuss how a COVID ‘second wave’ can be avoided

Now in Level 1, and with a 90% COVID-19 recovery rate, South Africa has the 10th highest recovery rate in the world. This is good news, but experts warn there is still the chance of a...

PRESIDENT BUHARI FELICITATES WITH OVIE OF AGBON KINGDOM AT 70

President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with His Royal Majesty, Mike Omeru, Ogurime-Rime Ukori 1, Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, as he clocks 70.The President also joins his family, friends, the government and people of...

U.S. Department of State adds American International Services (AIS) to Cuba restricted list

Today, the Department of State is adding American International Services (AIS) to the Cuba Restricted List.  AIS is a financial institution controlled by the Cuban military that processes remittances sent to the Cuban people.  The Cuban...

ALLEGED MISSING 37 BILLION NAIRA: CACOL CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF FORMER GOVERNOR OF ZAMFARA STATE, ALHAJI ABDULAZIZ YARI

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on anti-corruption agencies to immediately commence necessary investigation of former governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari for alleged unlawful diversion of a whooping sum of...

IMF Reaches a Staff-Level Agreement for the First Review of the Extended Credit Facility for Somalia

TheSomaliauthoritiesandtheIMFmissionteamreachedastaff-levelagreementonthe completion of the first review under the Extended Credit Facility.FloodingandswarmsofdesertlocustshaveaggravatedthechallengesoftheCOVID-19 pandemic for Somalia. Swift support from the international community is helping the authorities address the impact on the Somali people and the...

Two Oil Thieves Bag Three Years Jail Term in Lagos

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, today September 24, 2020  secured the conviction and sentencing of two oil thieves, Jacob Momodu and Onutu Anthony, to three years imprisonment each before Justice I....

EFCC Quizzes Eight Suspected Oil Thieves, Vessel In Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC,  has commenced investigation of eight suspected oil thieves and a vessel ( Miracle Worker),  handed over to it by the Nigerian Navy.  

ALLEGED MISSING 37 BILLION NAIRA: CACOL CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF FORMER GOVERNOR OF ZAMFARA STATE – ALHAJI ABDULAZIZ YARI

The Nigerian Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called on anti-corruption agencies to immediately commence necessary investigation of former governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari for alleged unlawful diversion of a whooping sum...

Full remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at UNSC Virtual Summit on “Global Governance and Post COVID-19”

24 September 2020 - 3:15pmMr President, Allow me to begin by congratulating the Republic of Niger on assuming the Presidency of the Security Council. Please be...

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IMF has given $31 billion to 76 countries to respond to COVID-19, including over $10 billion to 47 low income nations

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given $31 billion in emergency financing to 76 countries in...

South Africa seeks to generate 11,800 megawatts of additional electricity from renewable sources to add to 30,000 megawatts available

South Africa is seeking to generate 11,800 megawatts of additional electricity from renewable sources to add to the 30,000 megawatts of...

Nigeria could shut down on Monday as more unions pledge to join strike amid increase in power and petrol prices

Africa's most populous country, Nigeria, could shut down on Monday, as more unions pledge to join a strike action amid an...

IMF has given $31 billion to 76 countries to respond to COVID-19, including over $10 billion to 47 low income nations

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given $31 billion in emergency financing to 76 countries in the world to respond to...

IMF says Senegalese economy severely hit by COVID-19 would rebound in 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday that the Senegalese economy, which has been severely hit by COVID-19 pandemic, would...

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