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Ajaokuta steel host community rejects planned sale

A Kogi socio cultural group, Ebira People’s Association (EPA), has out rightly rejected the federal government’s planned sales of the 40 year-old steel company in Ajaokuta.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Let us try Atiku if he doesn’t perform, …

The National Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, on Saturday, urged Nigerians, especially Igbos nationwide to cast their votes for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in 2019 general elections, saying President Muhammadu Buhari has failed electorates.
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Bauchi group trains butchers on meat hygiene

Women Empowerment Initiative (WEIN), a non-governmental organization, says it has collaborated with WASH Coordination Project (WCP) in Bauchi state to train 35 butchers on hygienic practices and prevention of meat contamination.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 3

Nigeria, Ghana urged to lead industrial revolution in Africa

Declaring that unemployment is the number one problem confronting the continent, President of Ghana, Addo Akufo-Addo, has called for collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana to lead industrial revolution on the continent.
Torrential rain has lashed the west coast of Africa, leaving parts of Liberian capital Monrovia under water.

Torrential rain leaves parts of Monrovia under water

Torrential rain has lashed the west coast of Africa, leaving parts of Liberian capital Monrovia under water.
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Researchers challenge fish oil supplements’ heart benefit

A new systematic review by Cochrane, an independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health, combines the results of seventy-nine randomized trials involving 112,059 people.

Another Donald Trump cabinet member resigns

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced the resignation of Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

EU unveils trade activities with Nigeria

The trade volume between Nigeria and European Union (EU) reached 25.3 billion euros in 2017, Head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, has said.

President Buhari: Why Nigeria didn’t sign Economic partnership agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated the reasons why Nigeria refused to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement among ECOWAS countries.

Nigeria, ECOWAS and the Morocco question

I was in Morocco recently, about 20 years after I last visited Timbuktu, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Laayoune. I was quite impressed to see how Morocco with its colour-coded cities remains very much an organized, efficient and a comparatively competitive country.

Malawi declares state of disaster in ‘armyworm’ affected districts

President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has declared a state of disaster in all districts affected by fall army worms.

ECOWAS to spend $29bn on projects in W’Africa

ECOWAS on Wednesday said that it has concluded plans for sub-regional development projects worth 29.66 billion dollars for the period of 2018 to 2022.

We seek to ensure stronger economic ties with Nigeria – EU

The European Union (EU) says it is committed to ensuring stronger economic ties between it and Nigeria through strategic investment in key sectors. The two parties also agreed to facilitate EU investments flow into Nigeria.

House of Reps seeks review of Nigeria’s membership of ECOWAS over Morocco

The House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Foreign Relations and Regional Integration to undertake an appraisal of Nigeria’s membership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) over speculation that Morocco would be admitted into the regional body.

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