Tag: African

11 African Leaders Grace Nigeria’s Democracy Day Celebration

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2019

No fewer than 11 African leaders attended the ceremonies for the maiden celebration of June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria on Wednesday. Among them ... Read More

AfDB Invests $258m in The North East – Adesina

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2019

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has so far invested 258 million dollars towards the rehabilitation of damaged infrastructural facilities in the Northeast region of the ... Read More

PTA Chairman Wants FG Introduce Education Bank Loan To End Strikes

Abdul Jimoh- January 24, 2019

Mr James Emadoye, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to detach its string from the Tertiary Education system and establish an Education Loan Bank to ... Read More

Nigerians speak on women making marriage proposals to men

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 11, 2019

Some Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have reacted to the strange drift of women making marriage or relationship proposals to their male counterparts. ... Read More

National Sports Festival: 19 Year Old Stuns Oshonaike in Quarter-finals

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2018

It was an exhilarating moment at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Abuja National Stadium, venue of the table tennis event of the ongoing National ... Read More

President Weah Makes Surprise Return To Football Against Super Eagles Of Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- September 12, 2018

   Liberia President and former World Footballer of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international competition in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing in ... Read More

Disney to Give Africa Its Own Fairytale “Sade” with Nigerian Producer

Henry Solomon- July 30, 2018

Renowned production studio, Disney, is currently developing an African fairy tale movie “Sade’’ with Nigerian-American producer and director, Rick Famuyiwa. Sade, according to news from ... Read More

MAN to FG: Ignore Pressure to Sign-on to AfCFTA Agreement

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to ignore pressure from certain quarters in the industry to urgently sign-on to the ... Read More

African First Ladies Peace Mission Celebrates the African Child

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2018

African first ladies peace mission celebrates 2018 day of the African Child with the theme "leave no child behind for Africa's development. Children drawn from ... Read More

Violence Against Women: Award-Winning UK Movie on Witch-Hunts To Curb Attacks – Human Rights Group

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2018

An award-winning British film about witch-hunts in Zambia could play an important role in curbing violence against women if translated into local languages and distributed ... Read More

Elumelu To Host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs From 54 Countries

Henry Solomon- October 6, 2017

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy, on Friday announced a plan to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs, Business leaders and Policymakers from 54 countries ... Read More

Saraki Pledges NASS Support To ACP Countries On Cotonou Agreement

Henry Solomon- September 29, 2017

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has pledged the support of the National Assembly to the Cotonou Agreement of the African, Carribean, and ... Read More

Fashola Lists Benefits Of Proposed Sovereign Green Bonds

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2017

· Solar Unit Distribution Programme (SUDIP) will provide up to 12MWs, 6,000 jobs and impact at least 60,000 persons, he says · Advocates that programme ... Read More

President Buhari Hosts West African Leaders In Abuja Today

Tanimu- January 9, 2017

Garba Shehu, Abuja: In furtherance of his mandate as a lead mediator, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari will be hosting ... Read More

African Targets to End AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 20, 2016

Johannesburg, November 2016- Strengthening and strategic refocusing of Africa’s partnerships to respond effectively to continental priorities for sustainable development is a critical priority for the ... Read More

Africa Day at COP22: African Leaders Demonstrate Commitment and Action to Address Climate Change

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 19, 2016

Marrakech, Morocco, 16 November, 2016 – African Heads of State and Government marked Africa Day in the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of ... Read More

We will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in Nigeria ~ President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- July 25, 2016

Femi Adesina; Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in ... Read More

VP Osinbajo Reiterates The Relevance Of ACP In International Affairs

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2016

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at 8th Summit of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Heads of State and Governments holding in Papua, New Guinea. Vice ... Read More

African Champions, Super Falcons qualify For AWCON 2016 On a 3-1 Aggregate

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2016

The Super Falcons of Nigeria defeated the Teranga Lionesses of Senegal 2-0 on Tuesday in Abuja to qualify for the 2016 Africa Women Cup of ... Read More

Nigerian Visual Artist Laolu & Master of Air Is Set To Design Nike Airmax Limited Edition

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2016

New York based Nigerian Visual Artist, Laolu Senbenjo, who emerged the winner of the just concluded Nike Airmax competition in New York is set to ... Read More