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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday nominated 41 non-career ambassadors-designate. Buhari, in a letter addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, requested the lawmakers to confirm the nominees. The President also nominated one career ambassador-designate, representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The nominees are: Engr. Umar Suleiman (Adamawa); L.S. Mandama (Adamawa); Oboro Effiong Akpabio (Akwa...
The United States says efforts are now underway to develop plans and options to relocate U.S. Africa Command headquarters and forces from Germany. This was contained in a statement by the command on Friday, stating that the relocation is in response to President Donald Trump's direction. As part of the U.S....
President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday broke silence on the travails of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The President explained that the guiding principle of his administration is that there are no sacred cows, adding that when allegations are made against the chief...
Mali's President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, and Prime Minister, Boubou Cisse, have been arrested by mutinying soldiers, according to several reports. Al Jazeera Media Network reports that the development on Tuesday came hours after soldiers took up arms and staged an apparent mutiny at a key base in Kati, a town...
The Treasury House building which has the Accountant General of the Federation’s (AGF) office was on fire this morning, Wednesday 8, 2020. The source of the fire remains unknown for now but workers in the complex as at the time the fire broke out said it started at about 10:25am...
Following the death of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, condolence messages now trail Mallam Abba Kyari’s passing. Among prominent persons who have reacted to the demise of the late administrator is Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a message posted on his verified twitter page, the presidential...
Veteran Nigerian actor, Mr. Jimmy Johnson, popularly known as "Okoro" is dead. The deceased,  aged 80, and very prominent in the then popular Nigerian TV comedy series, Village Headmaster died this morning at an Abuja hospital. Details later...
Ghanaian government has responded to the allegations contained in a statement by the Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, accusing the West African country of treating Nigerians unfairly. Ghana, in a line-by-line statement by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, gave what the country described as "a more...
New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), a socio-economic flagship programme of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA), otherwise called AUDA-NEPAD, has launched the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Academy, in partnership with Ecobank Group. Spearheaded under AUDA-NEPAD '100,000 MSMEs by 2021' (100K MSMEs) programme for Africa’s Micro, Small and...
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday warmly rejoiced with President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, on the clean slate of health of all allegations against him by an anonymous group. Buhari described the clearance as further validation of Adesina's competence and integrity to lead the continental financial institution. Nigerian President...