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Chairman of South-South Governors’ Forum and governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has advocated the need for the relevant organs to come up with policies to improve food nutrition in the entire region.
Former President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, said yesterday that regional autonomy will address Nigeria’s diversity challenges.
The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East, Central, Northern, Southern and West Africa regions.
On the eve of general elections in Central African Republic (CAR), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on all stakeholders to ensure that the polls are held in a peaceful, inclusive and credible manner.
Ethiopia and the United Nations reached an agreement on Wednesday to channel desperately needed humanitarian aid to a northern region where a month of war has killed, wounded and uprooted large numbers of people.
A two-day conference aimed at repositioning Nigeria for increased global and regional trade engagements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) opens on Friday.
The African Export-Import Bank and Agence Française de Développement have reiterated their commitment to scaling up finance for climate change initiatives in Nigeria and other African countries.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the army has succeeded in containing a rebel attack in the northern Tigray region after it was deployed to quell an uprising by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) that sparked fears of a civil war.
Ivory Coast officials prepared to tally results Sunday after a tense presidential ballot marked by an opposition boycott and protests over President Alassane’s Ouattara bid for a third term.
The African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) have strongly condemned attacks against civilian populations, armed and security forces of the countries of the region, and all other regional and international forces.
The European Union has endorsed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Bloomberg reported.
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has dismissed the widespread allegation that some palliatives were found in his the Conference Hall describing it as wicked and dubious excuse by detractors to attack his home and destroy his properties.
The International Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP) on Tuesday began a three-day training for officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on strategies to fight human trafficking.
Mr. Emeka Emekesiri, the man that “founded and nurtured Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, before it was hijacked,” has said some stakeholders in the South-South led by late rights activist and author, Ken Saro-Wiwa, sabotaged the Aburi Accord.
FIFA has issued another warning to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over interference in its affairs, amid concern regarding the involvement of the country’s judicial authorities in a dispute between the governing body and a former coach.
A group of prominent French figures has called on French President Emmanuel Macron to declare the Iran-backed Lebanese party Hezbollah a terrorist organisation and not to block European Union efforts to blacklist the militant group.
Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines, on Monday went into isolation to keep him safe from COVID-19, his spokesman, Harry Roque, said after a cabinet member tested positive for the virus.
The eastern-based House of Representatives (parliament) of Libya, on Sunday, stressed that representation of the Libyan people remains “preserve of the House of Representatives or whoever it delegates’’.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.
Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
Kogi state government has constituted a 36-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to provide evidence-driven decision making and rigorous evaluation of the economy.
Ousmane Dembele volleyed in a 90th-minute winner against Real Valladolid on Monday to fire Barcelona to within a point of Atletico Madrid ahead of next weekend’s Clasico in La Liga.
A Rear Admiral in the Nigerian Navy, Ibrahim Dewu, narrowly escaped death in Abuja, when a car driving at top speed along the Kubwa express road veered into his convoy, separating his car from the escorts vehicle.
Coronavirus infections in the South Asia sub-region surpassed the grim milestone of 15 million on Saturday, a Reuters tally shows, led by India’s record daily infections and vaccine shortages.
It was a gathering of political heavyweights across the three senatorial districts of Edo state and country particularly of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stock including the deputy governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shiabu, when the former governor of Edo state and former National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, donated a multi-million naira church edifice for St Joseph Catholic Church in his Iyamho home town.