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Guinea Bissau President, Jose Mario Vaz, yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to seek counsel over the postponement of elections in that country.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the Guinea Bissau’s Parliament and President of the African Parliamentary Union, Cipriano Cassama, and the Speaker of the Rwandan Parliament, Rt. Hon. Bernard Makuza, have pledged to work together to advance the fortunes of their individual parliaments.
Following the decision of the federal government to donate a sum $500,000 to Guinea Bissau, along with other material donation, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is persisting in the financial wastfulness that has seen them destroy a once thriving economy.
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to attend to the needs of Nigerians instead of donating money to other countries.
The Federal Government has approved US$500,000, electoral kits and number of vehicles to support the conduct of legislative election in Guinea Bissau.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.
The African Union (AU) Commission said it would deploy both short and long-term Election Observer Mission to monitor 2019 general elections in Nigeria.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed yesterday unveiled a downsized cabinet where, in a first, half the members are women, a top official said.
World Bank commits additional $120 million for diseases surveillance in ECOWAS countries, Mauritania
The Word Bank Board of Directors says it has approved the third Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project and committed additional 120 million dollars to the work plans.
President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the importance of using dialogue to resolve disagreements rather than resorting to confrontation.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday in New York, received briefing from the President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Brou.
Government and policy makers have been urged to implement a National Alcohol Policy with a view to discouraging it’s addiction and abuse.
Salaheddine Ibrahim, the Dean, African Ambassadors Group for the 55th Africa Day, said on Saturday that culture could be used as a tool to unite the people of African.
A total of 42 countries have endorsed a UN peacekeeping declaration as part of the UN chief’s effort to renew political support for the world body’s peacekeeping operations, a UN spokesperson has said.
No fewer than 300 personnel drawn from the various units of the Nigeria Police Force are expected to leave the country for the Republic of Guinea Bissau on election duties.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
The Commissioner of Police in Plateau, Mr Austin Agbonlahor, on Friday, has sought the cooperation of journalists to reduce criminal activities to the barest minimum in the state.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday said he had ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to ensure that monies recovered from looters do not find their way back to the looters.
Ahmed Musa looks set to lead the Super Eagles attack in the absence of injured Odion Ighalo with Chippa United’s Daniel Akpeyi also set to start against South Africa Saturday.
The Kano State Government is to collaborate with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) to address the state’s housing deficit.
The University of Benin has rusticated five students of the institution for allegedly leading protests against hike in various fees in the school.
Rohingya Muslims are fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid a controversial drive to repatriate them to Myanmar later this week, where the UN says conditions are still not conducive to their return.