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President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, urging him to use his leadership position to “ensure that the bill that would allow ‘repentant Boko Haram terrorists’ opportunities to access public funds to enjoy foreign education is immediately dropped, and to sponsor bills that would ensure access to justice and reparation for the victims of Boko Haram terrorist group.”
The Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAAN), has warned against plans by the Senate to create an agency for the education, rehabilitaton, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.
The Senate on Thursday began moves to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.
A report of the African Development Bank Group and the African Union has ranked Nigeria and South Africa as some of the nations that make it difficult for prospective African travellers to secure entry visas.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday refuted allegations that a number of countries in Africa are being led into a debt trap as they take up loans to fund a number of projects.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said revival of the nation’s cultural values is a panacea to some of the problems confronting the country due to moral decadence.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria was committed to the integration of the African continent and the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods and services, and infrastructural development.
Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called for the establishment of what he termed “The Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Management Authority (ALCoMA)”.
President Muhammadu Buhari says reducing extreme poverty and hunger is one of the cardinal objectives of his administration.
In 2018, at the peak of the construction and integration of the Egina FPSO, over 3,000 Nigerians were employed by Samsung (SHI-MCI).
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged ECOWAS security chiefs to share their experiences, re-assess and harmonise crime control and operations in their various countries.
Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called for the unity and integration of African states in order to advance development among Africans.
Nigeria and Senegal have agreed to strengthen their bilateral relation in the areas of economic, trade and industry tourism, security, defence, energy, agriculture and education, among others, Senegalese Foreign Minister, Sidiki Kaba said.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to their continental body at a special summit in the Ethiopian capital.
The Integration and Harmonisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Akwa Ibom State, recently constituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel has reaffirmed its commitment to address the concern of all the aggrieved members of the party.
The federal government has assured ministers of member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) of Nigeria’s support for regional common tariff and customs union towards trade liberalisation, industrialisation and integration.
The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described information dissemination as critical to national development and integration.
A former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has purchased and submitted his nomination form to contest 2019 presidential election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Peoples Democratic Party has approved the nomination of its members to serve on the screening appeal panel for the 2021 Anambra gubernatorial primaries.
No fewer than six persons, including an infant, were on Wednesday confirmed dead when a refrigerator gas cylinder exploded in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Lagos State has received another batch of AstraZeneca vaccine from the Federal government, the Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has disclosed.
Serena Williams, playing the 1000th WTA match of her career, lost on her return after nearly three months away to Nadia Podoroska in the second round of the WTA Italian Open on Wednesday.
More than 20 Congolese women have claimed to have been sexually abused, in the form of job blackmail, by aid workers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to an investigation released Wednesday.
Former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday in Minna denied having any link with bandits or terrorist groups in Niger State.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has commended the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Charles Titiloye, for introducing reforms that will enhance justice delivery in the state.
Former General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Nigeria, the Rev. Dr Charles Osueke, is dead.
Defending champions Super Falcons of Nigeria will face arch rivals Black Queens of Ghana in the first round of the 2022 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers.
Temiloluwa Adeboye, widow of the late Pastor Dare Adeboye, said her husband was not afraid of death, adding that she was sure Dare is in heaven. Temiloluwa asaid this at the Evening of Worship and Tributes, which held at the RCCG, House of Favour, Redemption Camp.