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African Union unveils calendar for All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)

The African Union Commission, AUC, has formally unveiled the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, tagged; 6TH AFRIMA, calendar of events at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Sudan probes ousted Omar al-Bashir after ‘large sums of cash found at home’

Sudan's public prosecutor has begun investigating deposed President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering, the Reuters news agency said, citing a judicial source.

Justice Onnoghen: CUPP, pro-democracy groups petition UN, AU Commission

Opposition political parties and a coalition of pro-democracy groups in Nigeria have petitioned the United Nations and the African Union Commission over President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Nigeria’s delay in ratifying African free trade agreement regrettable

The Nigerian government’s continued delay in ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is regrettable, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Sunday.
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ECA: Nigeria to host Africa Trade Forum 2018

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), on Wednesday said Nigeria is set to host the Africa Trade Forum 2018.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Nigeria, other African countries in Tokyo for TICAD meeting

It is jointly hosted by the Japanese Government with the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC) to set agenda for African development conference expected to hold next year in Yokohoma, Japan.

AU appoints Tunji Asaolu member of labour migration advisory committee

The Nigerian representative in the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC) and the Chairperson, Social Affairs and Health Cluster, Dr. Tunji Asaolu, has been appointed a member of the African Labour Migration Advisory Committee (AULMAC).

Federal government partners with African Union on scientific innovations

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its willingness to collaborate with the African Union to advance Science and technology innovations as well as develop competence and skills that will enable Africa combat poverty and underdevelopment.

AfDB calls for investment in infrastructure to drive inclusive growth in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for massive investment in infrastructure to drive inclusive growth in Africa.

Airlines operators oppose Single African Air Transport Market

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) on Tuesday kicked against the Federal Government’s decision to commence the full implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in the country.

Nigeria committed to single African air transport market – Hadi Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says Nigeria is committed to the full implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), which will be inaugurated on Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

ICAO, African countries adopt aviation infrastructure development action plan

The International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), development partners and 54 African countries on Wednesday adopted the Declaration and Plan of Action for Aviation Infrastructure Development in Africa.

AU sets date to inaugurate single African air transport market

The African Union Commission says it will inaugurate the Single African Air Transport Market in January 2018 to increase connectivity within the continent.

AU shocked at Chad’s inclusion on US travel ban, Ndjamena fires threat

The African Union Commission (AUC) has reacted to the latest United States (U.S.) travel ban which has included Chad and excluded Sudan.

ECOWAS moves to harmonise educational system

Member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have planned to review strategies for the strengthening of human capital.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.