Ex-president Jonathan visits Buhari in Aso Rock, declines comments
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday visited President Muhammadu Buhari, his first visit to Aso Rock in Buhari’s second term. He arrived at the State House around 2.58 pm and met the President behind closed doors in his office around 3pm.
Xenophobia as Nigeria’s wake-up call for nation building, cultural transformation
While the African Union (AU) continues to push Agenda 2063 and the African Free Continental Trade Area, the questions of ownership and identity might instead of strengthening African relations and trade...
AFRIMA unveils sixth edition nominees
African Union (AU) and the international committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) unveiled the nominees’ list (regional category) for the 6th edition of the awards yesterday in Lagos.
Buhari okays panel for implementation of African free trade pact
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a National Action Committee (NAC) for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Nigeria finally signs AfCFTA
Africa's most populous country and biggest economy, Nigeria, Sunday signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement(AfCFTA), a continent-wide pact that seeks to create a single market. Nigeria's neighbour, the Republic of Benin, also joined the ranks of the countries that signed the pact, leaving Eritrea as the only African Union member yet to agree to…
Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest
Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, as calls mounted for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.
In aeropolitics, the sky has limits
Yamoussoukro Decision by 44 African Union (AU) member States to open up the sky for free movements, this year marks 20th anniversary, but without much success to celebrate.
African Union suspends Sudan
The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan, demanding a civilian-led transition authority to resolve a crisis which has claimed over 100 lives.
ECOWAS restates commitment to free trade, new opportunities
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has said the coming into force soon of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would remove barriers to trade, offer new opportunities to economic operators and build the region’s common market. The commission’s president, Jean-Claude Brou, gave the assurance in a message to the staff members…
Observers confident in South Africa’s elections, says Jonathan
Head of Election Observer Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA), former President Goodluck Jonathan, has expressed confidence in South Africa’s elections. He stressed that his position was based on what the group has observed so far. Speaking to the SABC News at the Independent Electoral Commission’s Results Operation Centre in…