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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee, are the two candidates, out of five, who made the final round of the selection process for the top job of Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Reports stated that the trio of United Kingdom’s Liam Fox, Kenya’s Amina Chawahir...
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS has lifted sanctions it imposed against Mali over military coup that ousted ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August. According to a statement on Tuesday, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it was ending the sanctions. “Heads of state and government have decided...
At Launch Of National Ethics And Integrity Policy, President Buhari Calls For Rediscovery Of Our Cherished Traditional Ethical Values Mali: Ecowas To Deliberate Again On Grey Areas, As Special Envoy, Goodluck Jonathan Briefs President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the National Ethics and Integrity Policy “projects government’s...
South Africa's Minister of Defence, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has been sanctioned for using a state jet for political trip, which is clearly outside official activities permitted for such. The nation's President, Cyril Ramaphosa stated that Mapisa-Nqakula's salary would be docked for three months over her use of state jet for an...
President Muhammadu Buhari participates at Programme of Guinea Bissau National Day Celebration in Bissau on 24th Sep 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday pledged that Nigeria will continue to assist Guinea-Bissau in any way possible, saying ‘‘a peaceful and prosperous Guinea-Bissau is a win for West Africa and for Africa.’’ According to Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President joined the Heads of State and Government...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night met with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was confirmed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina who posted pictures of the two West-African leaders walking side by side on his...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has celebrated his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, who clocked 56 on Saturday, describing him as a reliable, trust worthy and committed brother, friend and partner in the Greater Lagos Agenda of the incumbent administration. Sanwo-Olu also lauded Hamzat's contribution to the growth and development of Lagos...
A former dictator, Moussa Traore, who ruled Mali for 22 years and deposed in a 1991 coup, has been laid to rest during a state funeral held in his honour on Friday. The former autocratic leader died at age 83 in Bamako, the Malian capital on September 15. According to AFP...
Nigeria has pledged to within the limits of resources support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries. President of the most populous black nation in the world, Muhammadu Buhari made the pledge on Thursday when he received the President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who was on...