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Nigeria ready to be Africa manufacturing hub – Ogbonnaya Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says Nigeria is ready to become the manufacturing hub for Africa.

One year on, Donald Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands.

Herdsmen Crisis: Femi Falana accuses President Buhari of ‘impunity’

Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “impunity” in addressing recent killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states.

Arsene Wenger handled Alex Iwobi’s disciplinary issue like a father – Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr has hailed Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for the manner he handled Alex Iwobi’s disciplinary issue.

African diplomats invite Donald Trump to AU meeting to explain ‘shithole’ remark

African U.N. envoys suggested on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump meet with African leaders in Ethiopia this month after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “shithole” countries.

Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi focused on new season in China, World Cup glory

Nigeria skipper Mikel Obi has said he is focused on a second season in the Chinese Super League Tainjin Teda and leading the Super Eagles to glory at the World Cup in June.

President Buhari, other African leaders to grace George Weah’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday.

US says Africa important but no apology for Trump

US Ambassador Nikki Haley told African envoys on Thursday that "Africa is very important for the United States", but she didn't apologise for President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent as they had demanded, the chair of the African Group said.

Zimbabwe ‘open for business’ – President Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe is “open for business” and foreign investment in the southern African country is safe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday at a function ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos.

Challenge in Uganda against removing presidential age limit

Uganda's government says it is preparing a response to the court challenge filed by a lawyers' association against a new law removing a presidential age limit from the constitution.

Zimbabwe elections to hold in 4 to 5 months time – Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, a newspaper on Thursday quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying.

We need AfDB to assist African nations mobilise resources – Kemi Adeosun

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has called for a strong and well capitalized African Development Bank that is capable of fulfilling its commitments to member-countries.

President Buhari to lead Nigerian delegation to AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari would lead Nigerian delegation to the 30th Ordinary Session of Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government summit in Addis Ababa next week.

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing "significant" funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement to be struck between Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May on Thursday, French sources told AFP.

Transformation in Africa driven by ambitious businessmen, women – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the transformation in Africa was driven by its ambitious businessmen and women stepping beyond national boundaries to global sphere.

World Cup: Super Eagles to begin camping May 22

The Nigeria Football Federation have reeled out the itinerary for the Super Eagles ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup.

VP Yemi Osinbajo speaks on Africa’s economic transformation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told American scholars and professionals that Africa’s impressive economic transformation was being driven by ambitious businessmen and women.

NFF confirm Serbia, Poland, Congo friendlies for Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play five friendly matches ahead of their participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
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Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.