Monday, 6th February 2023
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17 Dec
Kaduna State Government and the French Development Agency (AFD), have joined forces to improve the living conditions of residents of the Kaduna metropolis through the development of sustainable urban mobility. According to the statement issued by the Embassy of French in Nigeria, the project was in line with France’s commitment to achieving the 2030 agenda,…
16 Oct
NBA Africa and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have announced the official launch of the Jr. NBA & AFD Basketball Experience programme in Lagos.
15 Sep
Pressures from the global energy crisis and compounding situation at home may be costing Nigeria’s 43 million households nothing less than N8.9 trillion yearly, The Guardian has gathered.
29 Aug
Lagos State Government and the Agence Francaise De Development (AFD) have resolved to collaborate for the regeneration of blighted communities in the state.
24 Aug
The Bank of Industry (BoI) yesterday, signed an agreement worth 100 million Euros with the French Development Agency (AfD), for the expansion of green finance in Nigeria to tackle climate change.
17 Mar 2022
Many stakeholders in the Nigerian electricity sector are eager to see results, as the current administration may have invested nothing less than N1.6 trillion in an attempt to stabilise the transmission network and increase wheeling capacity in the country.
14 Dec 2021
President, ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Kassi Brou and the Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Nigeria, Mr. Xavier Muron have signed a grant agreement for a complementary funding
6 Nov 2021
To fund African startups with innovative digital solutions and measurable impact, AfriLabs has collaborated with African Business Angels Network (ABAN) to officially launch Catalytic Africa, a co-matching fund designed for African startups.
19 Sep 2021
Fifteen projects, spread across the country’s six geo-political zones, are to be financed with more than $4b from multilateral institutions, under the 2018-2021 Medium Term
10 Apr 2021
The far-right AfD will firm up its election manifesto this weekend as Germany prepares for the post-Merkel era, with the party seeking to reverse a lag in support amid infighting....
24 Jun 2020
The final report of the ongoing study on Collective Management Organisations (CMOs) in Nigeria, which is being carried out by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in partnership...
30 Nov 2019
Germany's far-right AfD party is poised to rejuvenate its leadership on Saturday at a congress hit by massive protests, with its increasingly influential radical wing seeking to tighten its grip on the group.


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The body of Pakistan's exiled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who became a key US ally during the "war on terror", is expected to be repatriated on Monday.
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India unveiled on Monday its largest helicopter factory, which can turn out at least 1,000 aircraft a year, as part of a defence self-reliance push to counter China's growing assertiveness.
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The Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Mr Biyi Otegbeye and his Deputy, Olatunde Awonuga have saluted the generality of the people of Ogun State for the overwhelming support demonstrated with the large turnout at the formal flag-off Governorship Campaign at the Ake Palace Ground in Abeokuta. Speaking at the ADC flag campaign,…
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NDLEA seized 10.8kg of illicit drugs and arrested 88 offenders in Lagos State in January.
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The most powerful earthquake in nearly a century struck Turkey and Syria Monday, killing nearly 1,800 people in their sleep, levelling buildings and causing tremors felt as far away as Greenland.