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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 4

Yoruba Ronu lauds President Buhari’s new economic advisory council

The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), comprising of professionals and academics.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 4

Former ANAN president applauds President Buhari for constituting economic advisory council

Dr Samuel Nzekwe, a former President, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), has commended the Federal Government for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to move the nation’s economy forward.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari appoints Doyin Salami, Chukwuma Soludo, Bismark Rewane, others into economic advisory team

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), according a statement Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Operation Rewired: How we recovered $169,850, N92 million through EFCC, FBI collaboration – Ibrahim...

Magu said the operations had resulted in the arrest of 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds and recovery of four exotic cars, plots of land in choice areas in Lagos and a property in Abuja.
“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.

Ghana named AfCFTA headquarters as AU targets $3.4 trillion economic bloc

African leaders last weekend named Ghana as the host of the future headquarters of the continental free trade zone which is expected to unite 1.3 billion people, and create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc that would usher in a new era of development.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

AfCFTA: Free trade must be fair – President Buhari

With the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit yesterday in Miami, Niger, Nigeria has joined the AfCFTA.

Federal government expresses concern over increasing number of out-of-school children

The Federal Government on Monday expressed concerns over the increasing rate of out-of-school children in the country.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Eleciton: General Abdulsalami’s peace committee, INEC officials meet

National Peace Committee and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials are currently meeting following the postponement of the election this morning.

Emeka Anyaoku calls for unity, integration of African states

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called for the unity and integration of African states in order to advance development among Africans.

Uganda MPs query legality of East African passport

The move to have an East African Community (EAC) international passport has hit a snag in Uganda after MPs blocked it over its legality and the cost to users.

Burundi government to miss last round of crisis dialogue

Burundi's government said on Wednesday it would miss a last round of crisis talks in Tanzania that aimed to set up elections for 2020.

Paul Kagame removes influential minister in cabinet reshuffle

Rwandan President Paul Kagame carried out a major ministerial reshuffle on Thursday, following the voluntary departure of foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, notably removing his influential defence minister from the post.
Freeman Mbowe

Tanzanian opposition boycotts elections

Tanzania's main opposition party on Wednesday said it would boycott the electoral process until further notice after by-elections that it said had been wrecked by "militarization" by the authorities.

UNICEF: 10.5 million out-of-school children statistics outdated

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has faulted statistics of 10.5 million children believed to be out of school in Nigeria.

Sokoto government spends N500 million to enroll girls in schools

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal disclosed this at the opening ceremony of a media dialogue on Educate-A-Child (EAC) Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) funded by DFID on Wednesday in Sokoto.

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Nigeria, England, Canada fight for Chelsea’s Fikayo Tomori

Nigeria, England, and Canada are reported to be in a three-way fight for the services of Chelsea’s defender Fikayo Tomori.
Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.

October 13 friendly: Brazil planned to play Germany not Nigeria – Tite

Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB fund to invest $500,000 in Nigeria’s sustainable energy

A multi-donor trust fund managed by the African Development Bank (ADB), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $500,000 grant to support the development and launch of the Nigeria Energy Access Fund (NEAF).

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Official: 50 runners sign up for Onitsha city marathon

No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified intrest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) event slated for Oct. 5, in Anambra.