Tag: France

G7 Commits $382m to Avert Looming Famine in Nigeria’s North East – Envoy

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2021

G7 Countries have made commitments of $382 million US dollars to immediately avert the looming famine in Nigeria’s North East and to tackle its root ... Read More


AMT Tanimu- May 18, 2021

By Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Today, leaders from across Africa meet in Paris to discuss plans to recover from the impact of ... Read More

President Buhari Leaves for Paris to Participate in African Finance Summit

AMT Tanimu- May 16, 2021

Muhammadu BuhariNigeria's President President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for Paris, France today, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit which will be ... Read More

Covid-19 outbreak claims first French victim

Abdul Jimoh- February 26, 2020

France has recorded the first death of a French citizen from the new Coronavirus (Covid-19), the country’s general director of health Jerome Salomon says. The ... Read More

France braces for mass protests over pension reform

Abdul Jimoh- December 17, 2019

France is braced for massive disruption on Tuesday as moderate trade unions join hardliners for the first time in protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension ... Read More

FIFA WWC: Hosts France book quarter-finals ticket, Brazil out

admin- June 24, 2019

France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against ... Read More

FIFA Women’s W/Cup: Nigeria see red, lose 0-1 to France

admin- June 18, 2019

The hopes of Nigeria’s Super Falcons qualifying for the round of 16 in the 2019 FIFA World Cup dimmed after the Nigerian ladies lost 0-1 ... Read More

Just In: Super Falcons rekindle hope at FIFA W/Cup, beat K/Republic 2-0

admin- June 13, 2019

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have rekindled the country’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a ... Read More

FIFA U-20 Women World Cup: Falconets Lost to Germany 0-1

Henry Solomon- August 6, 2018

Nigeria’s U-20 female football team, Falconets fell 0-1 to three times champions, Germany on Monday in their first game of the FIFA U-20 women’s World ... Read More

France vs Belgium semi final match: Thierry Henry in dilemma, say football fans

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 9, 2018

Some football fans in Lafia say they foresee Thierry Henry, a French national and assistant coach of Belgian National Football team team, finding himself in ... Read More

11-Year-old Boy Produces President Macron’s Portrait on The Spot

Henry Solomon- July 4, 2018

Master Kareem Olamilekan, 11, artistically drew a portrait of President Emmanuel Macron of France during his visit to the New Afrikan Shrine in Lagos. The ... Read More

Macron’s Visit to Nigeria will Boost Inbound Tourism – Stakeholders

Henry Solomon- July 3, 2018

Some tourism stakeholders on Monday said that the planned visit by  President Emmanuel Macron of France to the African Shrine in Lagos would further boost ... Read More

Pogba Earns France 2-1 a Victory as VAR Technology Plays Part

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2018

Paul Pogba scored a late goal to earn France a hard-fought 2-1 win against Australia in their opening World Cup Group C game on Saturday. ... Read More

Qatar Accuses Saudi Arabia Of “Reckless Behaviour”After Military Threat

Abdul Jimoh- June 5, 2018

Qatar accused its giant neighbour Saudi Arabia of reckless behaviour after a newspaper report that Riyadh had threatened military action if Doha installed a Russian ... Read More

France Signs €500,000 Humanitarian Agreement with 2 Aid Organisations in Borno

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2018

France on Thursday signed a 500,000 Euros agreement with two humanitarian organisations to support humanitarian aid in Borno. Guillaume de Kerdrel, First Counsellor of the ... Read More

EU Vows To Preserve Iran Deal As Relations With US Enter Crossroads

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2018

(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel The European Union vowed to preserve the Iran nuclear deal ... Read More

Italy, France, USA lead dope cases: WADA

admin- April 27, 2018

WADA: Releases dope cases for 2016 Italian athletes topped the rankings of drug cases in 2016, the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) revealed Thursday in its annual ... Read More

French President Macron to Address Joint Session of National Assembly in July

AMT Tanimu- February 6, 2018

President Emmanuel Macron of France is billed to visit Nigeria in early July and will seek to address the joint session of the National Assembly, ... Read More

Olivier Giroud Finally Goes to Chelsea

Henry Solomon- January 31, 2018

Chelsea Football Club has today completed the signing of striker Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. Giroud arrives with a wealth of experience and a proven pedigree ... Read More

French Companies Express Willingness To Invest In Nigerian Economy

Abdul Jimoh- December 11, 2017

A consortium of 30 French companies from France, on Monday expressed readiness to invest in key sectors of the Nigerian economy. Mr Philippe Labonne, the ... Read More