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Why Buhari cancelled Rwandan trip

Why Buhari cancelled Rwandan trip

Indications emerged on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his scheduled trip to Kigali, Rwanda because enough consultation was not made before the Federal Executive Council approved the signing of the framework agreement for establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area. The FEC presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had approved the signing of the

BREAKING: South Africa’s Former President, Jacob Zuma To Face 18 Charges Of Corruption

Former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted on 18 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering in connection with the controversial multimillion-rand arms deal scandal in the late 1990s, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams announced this afternoon. This after Abrahams had received recommendations from a team of NPA prosecutors after Zuma had made

Liberia seeks 6000 teachers from Nigeria

President, George Weah, has called on the Nigerian government to provide 6000 teachers to his country as part of the Technical Assistance agreement between the two nations. Speaking Monday shortly after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Presidential Villa in Abuja, Mr. Weah said his government inherited many problems which

Buhari To Attend Ghana’s Independence Anniversary Celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Accra, Ghana to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square on Tuesday, March 6. President Buhari is said to be the only foreign leader invited to the event as the Special Guest of Honour. This was revealed on Sunday, in a

4 pregnant women, 140 other Nigerians return from Libya

No fewer than 144 Nigerians, which included four pregnant women, were on Thursday repatriated from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 10.30

FirstBank CEO, Adesola named African Banker of the Year

Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, the Managing Director/CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Limited & Subsidiaries, has been named the African Banker of the Year in the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday, February 24, 2018. He was also inducted into the African Leadership CEOs Hall

South Africa court finds finance minister violated constitution

A South African court held that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company’s bid to open a private airport immigration facility. The judgment is the latest legal blow to a senior South African government official and came with new President Cyril