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AfCFTA: Firm hosts conference on Nigeria’s non-oil sector in New York

A two-day conference aimed at repositioning Nigeria for increased global and regional trade engagements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) opens on Friday.
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

Jacob Zuma accuses South Africa’s graft commission chief of bias

South Africa’s embattled former president Jacob Zuma on Wednesday hit out at the judicial commission probing state corruption during his nine-year tenure, labelling the graft panel head prejudiced against him.

German business confidence gains on hopes of economic rebound

German business confidence on Monday gained more than forecast as expectations of an economic rebound in the wake of strict coronavirus restrictions grew.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the suspects are Richard Uzuh, Micheal Olorunyomi, Alex Ogunshakin, Felix Okpoh, Nnamdi Benson and Abiola Kayode.

US indicts six Nigerians over $6 million fraud

The United States on Tuesday exposed six Nigerians over alleged internet fraud worth more than six million dollars.
A conference organised by the US Council on Foreign Relations to discuss how businesses will function amid the spread of coronavirus has been cancelled.

Coronavirus conference cancelled over coronavirus fears

A conference organised by the US Council on Foreign Relations to discuss how businesses will function amid the spread of coronavirus has been cancelled.
Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour.

Rwanda begins vaccinating against Ebola

Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour.

US court issues warrant of arrest for indicted Air Peace chief

A warrant of arrest has been issued against Allen Onyema of Air Peace Limited for alleged money laundering and bank fraud in the United States, court documents showed.

ICAN unveils integrated reporting committee to attract more investors

To attract more investments into the country, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) has established the Nigeria Integrated Reporting Committee (NIRCO).g

Report: SMEs key drivers of innovation in Nigeria

The 18th report from the GE Global Innovation Barometer report has stated that multinationals as well as Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) remainkey drivers of innovation in the Nigerian economy.

Transparency: Police, parliament, judiciary top list of ‘corrupt institutions’ in Nigeria

The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday.

Melania Trump entered US with ‘Einstein’ visa designated for people with ‘extraordinary ability’

Melania Trump entered US with ‘Einstein’ visa designated for people with ‘extraordinary ability,’ reports say.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.