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John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, late President of Tanzania, tried to re-situate the philosophy of Africa, long after any attempt was made by any African in that regard. Magufuli’s philosophy was close to Marley’s and even Senghor’s and central to his thesis was raising and cultivating “Black consciousness,” reciprocal relationship with other continents as equal partners in the global project, as well as “an inclusive humanism,” all of which would open doors for Africa to integrate with and into “a civilization of the universal.”
A cleric, Abdulrasheed Olalere, has narrated how he allegedly caught his wife, Mariam, in bed with another man when she was four months pregnant.
The Federal Government is accelerating interventions, especially those under its Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), including programmes on renewable energy, agriculture, improving access to credit and direct cash transfers, among others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
The federal government has traced the failure of previous national economic plans partly to inadequate cooperation and buy-in by sub-national governments.
A coalition has petitioned the Lagos State House of Assembly on the high cost of (COVID-19 tests in private laboratories in Lagos State.
The federal government has released N288 billion out of the N599 billion appropriated for COVID-19 intervention programmes under its Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP).
The federal government is considering the unbundling and partial concession of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost its efficiency in the government’s bid to improve power supply.
The Anambra State Government said it recorded no fewer than 3,000 new cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in 2020.
Borno State’s Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has called for the position of President to shift to Southern Nigeria in the next 2023 administration.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Sabo Nanono, yesterday disclosed that the International Fund for Agriculture (IFAD)’s total portfolio in the country stood at $366.66 million.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state is ready to domesticate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
The federal government Tuesday commiserated with the Katsina State Government and traders over the fire incident that destroyed hundreds of shops and stalls at the Katsina Central Market and vowed to assist the affected traders.
Minister of Defence, Major General Salihi Magashi (rtd), has said thatt Nigeria is in a critical situation following resurging terrorists’ attacks, banditry and abductions spread across the nation.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has partnered with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) to help aid export driven digital economy by leveraging technology.
Determined to reduce youth unemployment in the South-east, the federal government has concluded arrangements to provide employment for youths and vulnerable women in the 95 Local Government Areas that constitute the zone.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon Mustapha Shehuri, on Friday, maintained that agricultural research institutes and extension services remain Federal Government’s priority in enhancing food production, nutrition, profitability, and security.
United Nations migration agency, the International Organization on Migration, IOM, said it has deployed Community Dialogue and Theatre in its quest to curb irregular migration, trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria.
The Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH) Chapter, Ibadan, has embarked on a five-day warning strike over unpaid two-month salaries of its 370 members.
Dr Timothy Olawale, Director-General, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed concern of the association, at the growing unemployment rate, as released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc has partnered the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) in a landmark initiative that is expected to create 110,000 jobs.
The Naira depreciated by 1.04 per cent to N485 per dollar as the new Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) Naira for Dollar Scheme failed to incentivise the foreign exchange (forex) market.
The United Kingdom (UK) Government has again demonstrated its support to Nigeria by collaborating with the federal government to achieve inclusive digital economic agenda to promote the growth of the Nigeria Tech ecosystem and close the digital divide in the country.
The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Mrs. Tejumola Abisoye, has lauded the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for exhibiting unusual bravery in the face of daunting economic challenges to invest in massive infrastructural development, even as the national economy is still recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria (PETROAN) has listed at least 100 filling stations throughout the country that would be used in the federal government’s auto gas pilot scheme rollout.
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state’s investments in the agriculture sector would run to $10 billion in the next five years.
As part of commitment to boost trade relationships with Nigeria, the Italian Trade Agency, a governmental agency that supports the business development, partnerships and collaborations between Italian companies and their local counterparts, has launched the first E-Lab Innova in Nigeria.
The command’s Customs area controller (CAC), Peter Kolo, who stated this in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital while giving the quarterly stewardship of his command’s activities between January and March, 2021, said the command would not renege on the onslaught against economic saboteurs operating in and around the Ogun border communities.
A former DR Congo minister has been arrested in neighbouring Republic of Congo at the request of authorities in Kinshasa who have accused him of embezzlement, a police source said Wednesday.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has called on Nigerians, to come together in fighting insecurity.
A senior commander of the Islamic State West Africa Province, Bukar Gana Fitchmeram (aka Abu Aisha), and scores of his fighters, who were on revenge mission at Damasak, fell to the firepower of troops Thursday.
Ugandans have always eaten a lot of bananas. Now a local start-up reckons it can extract even more value from overlooked parts of the crop.
Anthony Joshua has said Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko are “more than welcome” to join his training camp to help him prepare for his upcoming fight with Tyson Fury.