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The European Union (EU) said it co-funded the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor to stimulate investments, strengthen competitiveness of the territories and encourage regional integration for growth and job creation.

EU: Why we co-funded Abidjan-Lagos highway corridor

The European Union (EU) said it co-funded the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor to stimulate investments, strengthen competitiveness of the territories and encourage regional integration for growth and job creation.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria’s capital importation up by 37.49% in 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 16.81 billion dollars in 2018 compared to 12.22 billion dollars capital imported in 2017.
Mariah Carey pictured in October 2018 at the American Music awards in Los Angeles. John Shearer-Getty

Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia despite calls to cancel

US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.
Passports Malta

EU to stop issuance of ‘golden passports’ for big investors

The European Commission has urged a crackdown on member states handing out “golden passports” and visas to non-EU nationals in exchange for large investments.
Relations between Doha and Ankara have strengthened since the blockade was imposed [Naseem Zeitoon-Reuters]

Qatar-Turkey trade surges to $2bn amid Gulf tensions

Trade between Qatar and Turkey is estimated to have topped the $2bn mark in 2018, a 54 percent jump compared to the previous year, a Turkish official said.

Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.
United Nations UN

UN: Nigeria needs N103 trillion to implement 2019-2022 SDGs

Nigeria needs not less than 337 billion dollars to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 2019 to 2022, the UN Support Plan for the Sahel has estimated.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria now world food basket

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told Nigerian-German investors that Nigeria is now a food basket of the world with huge investment potentials.
Lanre Tejuoso

Olanrewaju Tejuoso: Family Planning will reduce mortality rates

With the knowledge that family planning can reduce maternal deaths and enhance the economy of the nation, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services in Nigeria.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Herbert Wigwe: Fintech will transform financial services

Dr Herbert Wigwe, the Managing Director of Access Bank Plc., says Fintech in a few years, will change the face of financial services as the next big thing in Africa.

Oba Akiolu: Olusegun Obasanjo is the major problem of Nigeria

Rilwan Akiolu, the oba of Lagos, has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of being the major problem of Nigeria.

Shell: How we’ve supported infrastructure growth in Rivers

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that growing up was hard as an orpha, saying he started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in present day Adamawa State.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos remains gateway to Nigerians’ prosperity

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said at the weekend that the state has, over the years, emerged as a viable gateway for honest and genuine businessmen and women to invest and make good return on their investments.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: I stand for state police

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police.

Rochas Okorocha: Hope Uzodimma can’t win election in Imo

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, yesterday said that Senator Hope Uzodimma, who is the state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no capacity to win election in Imo.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo tasks Canadian investors on opportunities in Nigeria

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Canadian investors to explore the opportunities that abound in Nigeria’s education, health and transport sectors.
Africa Finance Corporation AFC

AFC set to finalise N36 billion investment in Nigeria’s mining sector

The continental multilateral financial institution, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), is on the verge of finalising a $100 million (N36.5 billion) investment deal in Nigeria’s mining sector.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.