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Nigeria attracts $15.15 billion investment commitment in first half of 2019

Foreign investors in several sectors of the Nigeria economy made investment commitments to the tone of $15.15 billion within the first half of 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari hails IDB for infrastructural support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday thanked the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for ongoing interventions in agriculture, trade and investment, rural development and food security in Nigeria.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has expressed optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy.

Zenith Bank chairman expresses optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has expressed optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Insurgency: Borno government warns saboteur international organisations

Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Monthly federal allocation responsible for lazy states

An industrialist, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has said that the monthly federal allocation being shared by the federating states of Nigeria was responsible for many state being lazy to think outside the box.

LCCI sets agenda for President Buhari’s second term

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the quality of the nation’s infrastructure, policies and institutions are crucial to driving economic diversification.
President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted that many Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states are grappling with serious security problems, including terrorism, violent extremism and armed criminality.

President Buhari hails OIC response to African development challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has passed a vote of confidence on the intervention programmes of the various institutions under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the impact they are making on Nigeria and other African countries.

Singapore premier hails President Buhari on inauguration for second term

The Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his inauguration for a second term in office.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari makes 8-point pledge to Katsina people

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has made 8-point pledge that will enhance security and develop the state to greater heights in the next four years.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: AfCTA will go on without Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process.
Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro presenting fresh currency in the framework of new economic measures, during the broadcasting of a television programme at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 17, 2018. Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes on Monday after slashing five zeros off the crippled bolivar -- but analysts warn the measure will do nothing to arrest a worsening economic crisis. President Nicolas Maduro has described the move as a "great change" as the government attempts to halt spiraling hyperinflation that the International Monetary Fund predicts will hit a staggering one million percent this year./ AFP PHOTO / Venezuelan Presidency / HO /

Venezuela gets Huawei’s help to set up 4G network

Venezuela hopes to develop a nationwide 4G system with the help of Russian and Chinese technology, particularly from the Asian country’s Huawei, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.

Minister: We are looking for how to create more jobs

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the Federal Government is looking for how to create more jobs for teaming unemployed Nigerians.

NURTW, RTEAN applaud Governor Ambode for transportation projects

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) have commended the Lagos State Government for the massive investment in road infrastructure and other projects he has executed to ease transportation system in the state.

Shelter Afrique: Africa requires four million housing units per annum to meet its housing...

The Pan-African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique, has said that African continent requires four million housing units per year to meet its housing needs, adding that the continent is facing acute housing crisis.
Mokgweetsi Masisi

President Masisi begins campaign to market Botswana

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana has embarked on campaign to market his country, saying the nation is investment destination of choice.
Ayodeji Adewumi

Ayodeji Adewunmi quits as Jobberman chief

The Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of the biggest job site in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jobberman, Ayodeji Adewunmi, has resigned to build a professional career in investment.

Imo governor-elect seeks commonwealth’s cooperation

Imo State Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has solicited the support and cooperation of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CEIC), in the United Kingdom.

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Ibraheem El-Zakzaky: I live in a large house, well furnished — video

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Turkish lawyers threaten boycott of Erdogan’s courts ceremony

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Four dead in Romania psychiatric hospital attack

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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: ike Ekweremadu’s attack is un-Igbo

The senator representing Abia-South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, by members identified as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.