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Thursday, October 22, 2020
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...
A two-year transitional government led by a president chosen by the army has been proposed by Experts appointed by Mali’s military junta on Friday. AFP reported that the proposed deal was contained in a document that has been submitted to hundreds of participants at a three-day forum in Bamako aimed...
By News Agency ECOWAS leaders who met in Niamey, Niger on Monday have given the military junta in Mali until Sept. 15 to name a transitional president and a prime minister, according to a statement read at the end of a summit on Monday. The 15-nation bloc said the president and...
President Nana Akufo Ado of Ghana has endorsed a proposal for the establishment of a Nigeria-Ghana Business Council to be established by law in both countries. The Ghanaian leader has also suggested the setting up of a joint ministerial committee between the two countries that would "shepherd" issues between Ghana...
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...
Despite being at what he calls “the low ebb of resources caused by COVID-19 and fallen oil prices,” Nigeria will continue to provide support for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) based in N’djamena, Chad Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday says the priority in Republic of Mali now should be securing the country, which is largely occupied by terrorists. According to a statement by Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesiyan, the President spoke Wednesday when he received briefings from ECOWAS Special Envoy...
For the first time since Malian Soldiers staged a mutiny and executed a coup to topple the almost seven year administration of Ibrahim Keita on Tuesday, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has called on the unconstitutional 'authority' in the landlocked Sahel nation to restore constitutional order forthwith. President Buhari Thursday afternoon...