Tag: Country

East Africa Records Highest GDP of 5.7% in 2018–AfDB

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2019

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says economic growth in East Africa has recorded the highest GDP among other regions on the continent. The statement released ... Read More

U.S. Secretary of State visits Nigeria, 4 others March 6

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 2, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, the U.S. Department of State has ... Read More

NIGCOMSAT to Drive Broadband Access Nationwide

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2017

Ms. Abimbola Alale, Managing Director, Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT ) says that the company would ensure that internet broadband gets to every part of ... Read More

World Cup: Meet The 32 Finalists for Russia 2018 Set for Draws

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2017

Excitement is building for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, with all 32 teams now confirmed for the next edition of football’s showpiece event as ... Read More

IMF Prediction: Sub-Saharan Africa To Witness 3.4 Percent Economic Growth in 2018

Henry Solomon- October 30, 2017

Economic growth is expected to rise to 3.4 per cent in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 from 2.6 percent in 2017, the IMF said in a ... Read More

Recession: Senate Welcomes Improvement In Nation’s Economy

Henry Solomon- September 5, 2017

The Eighth Senate, on Tuesday, applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that showed Nigeria’s economy finally staging a comeback. In a ... Read More

President Buhari Sympathizes With Sierra Leone Government Over Mudslide Tragedy

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari sympathises with President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone over the huge loss of lives and massive devastation caused by mudslide in ... Read More

Nigeria Doing Well Amidst Scarce Resources – Acting President Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- August 7, 2017

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said the problem in Nigeria was not unavailability of resources, but their management. According to him, the ... Read More

FG To Soon Address Clamour For Restructuring – Acting President Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Thursday that the Federal Government would soon come out with policies to address the clamour by Nigerians for the ... Read More

NNNP Declares Support For Restructuring, Suggests Strong Centre, Strong States

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2017

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) on Thursday expressed its Support for the restructuring of the country to achieve optimal development. The Lagos State Chairman ... Read More

#Biafra50 (Pictures): Acting President Osinbajo Attends Biafra 50 Years Forum

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended a forum on Biafra 50 years after, held at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre in Abuja. AG PRESIDENT ... Read More

The Greatness of Nigeria Lies In Its Diversity And Size – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2017

Nigeria's Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said that the greatness of a nation lies in its diversity and then in the size of the country. ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari Condemns Wanton Killings In The Country

AMT Tanimu- March 21, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Benue State on the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam ... Read More

Nigeria signs $500m power agreement with World Bank

admin- November 4, 2016

The Nigerian Government has signed a number of agreements that will add more than 500 Megawatts electric power to the National Grid. This is aimed ... Read More

Network News Summary: All You Need to Know Today 17-05-2016

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2016

House Session With Ibe Kachikwu The House of Representatives has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress to shelve their planned industrial ... Read More

Ibe Kachikwu: Freezing Crude Oil Production Will Remedy Oil Price

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2016

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu has expressed hope that Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will achieve consensus on crude oil production ... Read More

China Develops World’s Largest Film Screen

Henry Solomon- March 29, 2016

A Company in east China's Anhui Province, Star Screen Co., Ltd. has developed an extra-large film screen, measuring 100 by 25 meters. The manufacturer spent two ... Read More

Senegal, Benin To Flag Off Issuance Of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards

Henry Solomon- February 5, 2016

The ECOWAS Commission on Friday said Senegal and Benin Republic were set to begin issuance of the ECOWAS Biometric Identity Cards which came into force ... Read More

Dogara Calls On Equatorial Guinea to Address Maltreatment of Nigerians

Henry Solomon- November 26, 2015

Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nigeria The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has called on the Government ... Read More

Father Mbaka Condemns Pro Biafra Protests, Says it is ‘Evil’

Henry Solomon- November 15, 2015

  Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka, Founder of the Adoration Ministry. (Photo: Internet) A popular Enugu Catholic Priest, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka condemns recent agitation and ... Read More