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AfDB set to empower African women with $300m

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will offer 300 million dollars to financial intermediaries to support the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA).

President Buhari to commission new AfDB building

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, will commission the new office complex of the African Development Bank in Abuja on January 18, 2018, consolidating the country’s position as the Bank’s largest shareholder.

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Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola hails APC direct primary system

Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has praised the direct primary system of candidate selection adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC), which saw his Chief of Staff, Gboyega Oyetola, from Iragbiji emerging as the party’s flag bearer.

Governor Okorocha congratulates Imo APC members for peaceful ward, local government congresses

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has congratulated members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state on the party’s successful ward and local government congresses held on Friday and Saturday respectively.
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Lagos to host 2019 Basketball World Cup qualifiers

Lagos has once again been picked as host of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers fourth round between September 14 and 16.

Ex-Minister Turaki urges Nigerians not to repeat mistake of 2015

A presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Tanimu Turaki (SAN), urged Nigerians not to repeat the mistake of 2015, which brought the All Progressives Congress (APC) into power.

Eight commissioners, three lawmakers leave APC for PDP in Adamawa

Eight commissioners, three members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and some local government chairmen under the All Progressive Congress led administration in Adamawa State have decamped to the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP).