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African nations aim to double funding for climate change adaptation projects to $25 billion over five years as they look to foster a green recovery from the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking in a telephone conversation with Mahamadou Issoufou, his counterpart and outgoing President on the situation in Niger Republic, President Buhari according to a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu warned that “the international community is hostile to the change of government by violent and unconstitutional means.”
John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, late President of Tanzania, tried to re-situate the philosophy of Africa, long after any attempt was made by any African in that regard. Magufuli’s philosophy was close to Marley’s and even Senghor’s and central to his thesis was raising and cultivating “Black consciousness,” reciprocal relationship with other continents as equal partners in the global project, as well as “an inclusive humanism,” all of which would open doors for Africa to integrate with and into “a civilization of the universal.”
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding bilateral talks with the President of Chad, Idriss Deby, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
U.S. President Joe Biden has invited President Muhammadu Buhari and 39 other world leaders to a virtual summit to galvanise efforts in tackling the climate crisis.
A woman and four children were killed in a stampede in Tanzania as crowds rushed to mourn Tanzania's late president John Magufuli at the weekend, a relative told AFP on Tuesday.
The Governor of Delta State Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday congratulated President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, on his election into Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Executive Council.
President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, has won the $5 million 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced today.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has expressed concern over the modalities in addressing access of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on African leaders to adhere to the rule of law and prioritise equality and justice in order to build a continent of peace, prosperity and development.
Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has expressed delight over the appointment of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO.
African leaders will open a two-day virtual summit Saturday to discuss the continent's Covid-19 response as well as security issues that have been overlooked during the pandemic.
Chad's former prime minister Moussa Faki Mahamat on Saturday won a second term as head of the African Union's executive body at the opening of a two-day virtual summit expected to focus on the continent's pandemic response.
The DRC's President Félix Tshisekedi has now taken over the helm of the African Union to serve as the chairman for one-year.
The number of cancer cases in Africa has doubled in the past 20 years, the Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Matshidiso Moeti, has said.
African leaders are expected to focus on the continent's Covid-19 response at a virtual summit this weekend, as well as pressing security crises that have gone overlooked during the pandemic.
African leaders from the Great Lakes region called on rebels in the conflict-riven Central African Republic to agree to a ceasefire on Friday.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said Buhari in his reaction to the incident on Sunday in Abuja, said, “I am profoundly shocked by the large scale death of innocent people at the hands of these callous militants who have no regard for the sanctity of human life.”
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the friendship between China and Africa emerged still stronger from the challenge posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 2020.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
When the Lagos State Court of Appeal granted the Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe, a post-conviction bail last week, on grounds of failing health, quite a number of people, particularly members of his congregation, were very happy with the news. This is because the televangelist’s previous bail applications were all turned down.
Former Italy manager Salvatore Bagni has backed Victor Osimhen to put an end to Inter Milan’s winning streak in the Serie A.
The governors, according to sources, are meeting to find a solution to the recent insecurity challenges facing the zone, particularly the recent jailbreak and attack on Imo Police headquarters that led to the release of over 600 suspects in police custody and 1,881 inmates at the Correctional Service Centre Owerri.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, says there are critical security situation in the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones of the country.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Anthony Ikpeama, over his alleged involvement in the death of his pregnant wife, Barrister Adaeze Destiny Ikpeama.