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According to the Principal Lead MasterCard Advisors for Sub-Saharan Africa, Bola Asiru, “POS transaction volume along with mobile transactions (Interscheme) value, reached four years high with N416 billion and N275 billion transactions in July respectively.
The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.
The Latin American nation has registered just under 10,000 Covid-19 infections, according to the health ministry, and 330 deaths.
Argentina and Colombia have been confirmed as co-hosts of Copa America 2020.
Uganda is investigating a supply of food from the World Food Programme (WFP) after three people died and more than 150 others became sick in recent days, police said.
Uganda’s ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said Wednesday.
China’s most senior envoy has inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted U.S. concern over the Asian island’s dwindling number of allies.
A family of six, including two young girls, were responsible for Islamic State-claimed suicide attacks that killed at least 11 and injured dozens during Sunday church services in Indonesia, national police chief Tito Karnavian said.
An Indonesian court has sentenced a former speaker of parliament to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170m of public funds, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant corruption.
The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion.
Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
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Oyo State government, on Friday, donated one 18-seater bus each to the state chapters of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE).
According to the party; “We congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari on many visible and verifiable achievements of the military in the ongoing fight against insurgency and violent crimes in Nigeria as contained in the compendium: “Security Checklist: As Nigeria marks Armed Forces Remembrance Day’’, released to the public on Thursday.
Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) is set to engage over 200 communities in its effort to boost revenue collection and improve service delivery.
Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen would Undergo another fresh test in the coming days to ascertain the extent of his ailment, Calciomercarto can report.
Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, the new Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, has assumed duty.
The Director General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman has challenged the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to set the pace by building its bureaucracies and political institutions in order to strengthen democracy in the country.
No fewer than 76,804 vulnerable households in Kebbi have received N1,056 billion from its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme from 2016 till date, says Nigeria’s humanitarian affairs minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq.
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni had a commanding lead in Uganda’s presidential election according to preliminary results on Friday though his main rival Bobi Wine said there had been widespread fraud.
Tunde Onishola, the elder brother of late veteran Nollywood actress, Folakemi Aremu, (Orisabunmi) has refuted the report that his father and his siblings died of COVID-19 complications.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday gave an order for the recruitment of 40 medical doctors as an addition to his previous approvals, in order to meet health care needs of the state’s increasing population.