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President Muhammadu Buhari will today participate in the 59th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra, the capital of Ghana.
Nigeria and Burundi are set to sign bilateral agreements on trade, investment, education, technology and tourism.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Kampala, Uganda, to represent Nigeria at the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria at the sixth inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the prolonged conflict between Nigerian traders and Ghanaian authorities.
No fewer than 4,000 rural women in Niger have received N80 million in total under the Federal Government Special Cash Grant Project for rural women, a statement from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has said.
Grant said this at the two-day Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit (NDIS) organised by Nigerian in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), in collaboration with Nigeria Diaspora Summit Initiative (NDSI).
As part of the ongoing stabilisation efforts of the Federal and State Governments, following the #EndSARS protest across the country, the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada met on Saturday with stakeholders in Minna, the Niger State Capital.
The entire Igbo leaders, including South East Governors, the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, pro-Biafra group, the political class, traditional and religious leaders of Igbo extraction, have demanded that the Igbo should be given the opportunity to be President of Nigeria in 2023
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Zubairu Dada, has appealed to youths to embrace peaceful dialogue in the course of their agitations against the disbanded SARS.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Abuja on Tuesday for Accra, Ghana, to attend an Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the situation in Mali.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently participating in a virtual Extraordinary Session of the Economic Community of West Africa States’ (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government on the socio-political situation in Mali.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to order President Muhammadu Buhari to “publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including the interest rate, the total amount of debts that have so far been incurred by this government, as well as details of the projects on which the loans have been spent.”
The ministers at the Council Chambers include Lai Mohammed (Information and Culture), Zainab Ahmed (Finance, Budget and National Planning), Babatunde Fashola (Works and Housing), Hadi Sirika (Aviation), Abubakar Malami (Justice), Godswill Akpabio (Niger Delta), Rotimi Amaechi (Transportation), Geoffrey Onyema (Foreign Affairs), George Akume (Special Duties), Adamu Adamu (Education) and Ambassador Zubairu Dada (Minister of State for Foreign Affairs).
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday rejected Yemen separatists' declaration of self-rule over the country's south and demanded "an end to any escalatory actions."
Mr Abhay Thakur, the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, said the trade volume between India and Nigeria increased to 13.9 billion U.S. dollars in 2018-2019.
Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi and Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State have said that the decision by Nigeria to close its border is part of the measures to preserve its foreign policy in the national interest.
The Ghanaian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Charles Owiredu, yesterday, met with the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, over the continuous closure of the nation’s borders.
Nigeria and Vietnam on Wednesday night agreed on the establishment of a joint commission on trade and to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said it arrested 15 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.
The National President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, yesterday commended the founder of Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola, for inaugurating the National Park, adding that, when completed, it would boost the economy of the state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, says it has discovered a seven-year old boy –Usman Abubakar– whose right hand has been cut off by yet to be identified person.
Thousands of east Londoners received their first COVID-19 jab at a special pop-up NHS Vaccination Clinic at London Stadium on Saturday.
NBA club Boston Celtics are finalizing an agreement with Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka to make him the franchise’s new coach, sources told ESPN.
Spain captain Sergio Busquets could play against Poland on Saturday despite only just returning to the squad after 12 days in quarantine, coach Luis Enrique said.