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Monday, October 26, 2020
Idowu Sowunmi King Philippe of Belgium has sent his "deepest regrets" to President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the "suffering and humiliation" his nation inflicted while it colonised the region but stopped short of apologising for his ancestor Leopold II's atrocities, CNN has...
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Malawi Opposition Alliance Leader, Lazarus Chakwera, the winner of the country’s presidential election re-run. The president stated this in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Mallam Garba Shehu, on Sunday in Abuja. According to the statement, President Buhari...
Idowu Sowunmi To reaffirm its status as the biggest cement producer in Africa, Dangote Cement has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country, Senegal. With this historic maiden voyage from its Export Terminal located in Apapa Port, Lagos at the weekend,...
Hafsat Abiola-Costello Today marks the anniversary of June 12, 1993, the day on which a general election was held in which my father, Chief M.K.O. Abiola, was elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Now, 27 years later, tragically, his campaign promise that Nigerians would say farewell to poverty...
The African Development Bank's (AfDB) board, decided to opt for a middle ground resolution of the impasse generated by the demand of the United States, a non-regional investor in the bank, for an independent probe of misconduct allegations leveled against the bank's President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, whom the ethics...
Idowu Sowunmi President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said Nigeria would stand solidly behind Dr. Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The President stated this at State House in Abuja, while hosting Adesina on a courtesy visit. According to him, “In 2015, when you...
The support base of embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), DR. Akinwunmi Adesina has been strengthened by two top level individuals, Sierra Leone President, Julius Maada Bio and Harold Doley, the first United States representative to the AfDB. They are the latest joining in with their voice. In...
The Nigerian Military have repelled an attack by Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists. At about 11:30 pm on Monday, April 20, the terrorists launched an attack on Geidam town, the Headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State but met a strong resistance from...
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...
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...