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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), newsmen reports.
Nigeria and South Africa have reached an agreement on issuing 10 years visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has kicked against alleged attacks on its members by the South African Police while protesting President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to South Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday arrived in Pretoria, South Africa for a state visit and 9th meeting of Bi-National Commission, which will for the first time witness participation of the two Heads of State after an elevation.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari will this week travel to South Africa for a State visit, which will also mark the 20th anniversary of the Bi-National Commission (BNC).
The Buhari Media Organisation has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that budgets of government-owned enterprises be captured in the nation’s annual budget as novel and a most welcome idea.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that Nigeria lost an estimated US$157.5 billion to illicit financial flows between 2003 and 2012.
The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him at a monument for national heroes in Harare, a family spokesman said on Friday though the date for the ceremony was still unclear.
The South African Acting High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Bobby Moroe, has said that his country remained committed to strengthening bilateral ties with Nigeria.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”
Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called for global collaboration in peace-building, stressing that world leaders need to work together to be able to surmount the huge security and economic challenges faced by various nations.
The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), has implored the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, to intervene toward ending xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999 because doing so “would offend the right to privacy of presidents and state governors.”
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State Wednesday swore in the re-appointed Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa and seven Permanent Secretaries in the State’s Civil Service, with a warning to Civil Servants to shun partisanship in the discharge of their service to the people.
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has denied a Freedom of Information request demanding specific details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999, arguing that: “producing such information would amount to an invasion of privacy of presidents and state governors. Asset declaration form is private information.”
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has urged African governments to work towards the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the region.
Harry Redknapp believes Liverpool have already wrapped up the Premier League title - just eight games into the new season.
The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.
U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, seized the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night to advance her proposal for the suspension of President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.
Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.
The chairman of Club Owners Association, Barrister Isaac Danladi has described as sacrosanct the November 3 kick-off date for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League as announced on Monday by the League Management Company.
Enugu State Police Command has frowned at the indiscriminate mounting of roadblocks by vigilante groups in some parts of the state.
Nigerian fintech lending platform, Lidya, is targeting Poland and the Czech Republic for expansion after providing thousands of loans in Nigeria, seeing an opportunity in the funding gaps facing small enterprises in fast-growing European economies.
Military retirees in the country have urged the Federal Government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a full-fedged ministry to cater for their welfare.
Mr Joseph Ari, the Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Wednesday said that the Federal Government would create 20 million direct and indirect jobs through different skills development programmes in the country.
Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital on Wednesday sentenced another internet fraudster Akinbamidele Femi Johnson to six months imprisonment.