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The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
Ethiopian Parliament Thursday appointed Ms Meaza Ashanafi, the first woman Federal High Court president.
Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of discrimination against women.g
Forty-six years after, Yakubu Gowon, former military Head of State, has again defended the Udoji award to civil servants after the Nigerian civil war.
The Minister of Planning and Development, Republic of Bénin, Abdoulaye Tchane, has urged West African countries to join the continent-wide campaign to make travel in Africa easier for Africans.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa said the attainment of all macroeconomic criteria by ECOWAS states maybe unattainable before the 2020 deadline for the commencement of the region’s single currency agreement.
The African Development Bank and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, May 21 to step up collaboration to boost Africa’s industrialization.
Dr. Vera Songwe, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged African nations to take bold actions to realise the promise of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed awe that African leaders were foot-dragging on African Free Trade treaty deemed to be signed in Kigali on Wednesday.
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest carrier, has announced its plans to commence direct flight thrice weekly to Geneva, Switzerland from June 3.
The federal government has made good its promise to release the balance of the Paris Club refund to states, as 27 states of the federation have so far benefitted from the latest refunds.
The US says it is committed and will continue to work closely with Nigeria on recovery and repatriation of stolen assets to the country.
Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Friday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of the $5.7m and N2.4bn seized from her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Senator Kabir Marafa (APC-Zamfara) has described the Supreme Court judgement on Zamfara All Progressives Congress candidates in the last elections as “a sweet, bitter but a huge victory for democracy.”
As he prepares to bow out of office, Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Friday said he has served humanity throughout his reign and that posterity will judge him.
The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), Ibusa, near Asaba was inaugurated on Friday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok Ete-Ibas, with the first batch of 231 students matriculating.
Malawi polls opened on Tuesday after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and economic development.
The Nigeria Football Federation conducted the draw for the men’s Round of 64 of the 2019 Federation Cup, with a number of high profile fixtures revealed for May 25.
The Nigeria women's side is in Austria to commence their final phase of preparations for next month's Fifa Women's World Cup in France.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Algeria and Argentina malaria-free.
Witnesses: Abdulrasheed Maina opened three accounts where ”unspecified amounts” were lodged in Fidelity Bank...
Two witnesses in the trial of Stephen Oronsaye, former Head of Service of the Federation, alleged that a brother of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), opened three accounts where ”unspecified amounts” were lodged in Fidelity Bank Plc.