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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s October 15 general elections.
Nigeria and the Republic of Namibia have agreed to strengthen cooperation in areas that will be beneficial to both countries in particular and the African continent.
The Federal Government has disclosed its planned visa on arrival policy to encourage foreign investment in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari says a strong strategic relationship between Nigeria and South Africa can become the engine for the rapid economic, political, social, cultural development of Africa, thereby delivering ‘the Africa we want’.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, says the National Assembly will give legal backing to the card reader in the new Electoral Act, to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.
To enjoy the opportunities offered by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Prof. Benedict Oramah, has urged Nigeria to set up a specialized agency for the project.
A group of 66 African refugees and asylum-seekers arrived in Kigali late Thursday, the UN said, the first of what could be thousands relocated from Libya under a new programme.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa pleaded with the West to remove economic sanctions on the Southern African country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening joined his Zambian and Ethiopian counterparts in calling for unity among African countries to demand unconditional repatriation of assets stolen from the continent.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday mourned the death of the Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said it was “lamentable” that President Muhammadu Buhari would be going to the United Nations General Assembly without articulating definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.
The Sosoliso air crash of December 10, 2005 would have been averted if the Minister of Aviation had allowed the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to shut down the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) for its non-compliance with air safety.g
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).
The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade movement within the ECOWAS region.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian government and other countries whose citizens were victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa to initiate sanctions against the latter should the government fail to take satisfactory steps at dealing with the menace.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the West African leaders to stamp out terrorism in the sub-region at this point in time.
Nigerians and Ghanaians in Europe on Wednesday urged the African Union (AU) to intervene in the escalating xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
The African Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) has called on the United Nations, the African Union and other world leaders to intervene, as a matter of urgency, in the heinous crime perpetrated by the South African against their African counterparts.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.
Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
International DJ Zedd, has claimed he’s been banned from China for liking a tweet from the adult animated show ”South Park,” following a rift between the producers of the show and the Communist Chinese government.
Mubi North Local Government stakeholders of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) in Adamawa state denied being a part of a Press Conference against the Senator Ishaku Abbo who is representing Northern Part of the state.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 462 officers of the 2nd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his approval of the immediate implementation of cost-saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly on government trips.