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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: AfCTA will go on without Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process.
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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.
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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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