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African Union

18 Nov
The African Union (AU) headquarters and Skylight hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia respectively hosted 38 African nations and 11 countries from Asia, Europe, North and South America during the just-concluded three-day ‘Africa Celebrates 2023’ that had high profile guests from around the world.
14 Oct
To promote intra and inter-African trade and tourism, the United States Mission to the African Union (AU) has collaborated with Africa Celebrates, a Pan-African event series which showcases Africa’s rich and diversified cultural heritage....
3 Oct
The recent statement by the presidential spokesman, Mr. Ajuri Ngelale, that Nigeria is considering applying to join the G-20, an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 sovereign countries, the European Union (EU), and the African Union (AU), comes as a surprise to many.
19 Sep
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday reassured the African Union (AU) of strong backing from Nigeria after engaging in a bilateral discussion with the President of the Union of Comoros and Chairperson of the AU, Azali Assoumani in New York, United States (US). Tinubu in a statement by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale asserted that the…
13 Sep
The above 16th century quote neatly summarises globalisation. Essentially, the term embraces the economic interdependence of nation states, the universality thereof, underpinned by the rule of law. Its foundational hypothesis rests upon the premise that no matter how powerful...
10 Sep
President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, in New Delhi, India, expressed Nigeria’s commitment to play a major role within the G-20 and contribute to shaping a more equitable world.
30 Aug
The head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said on Wednesday he "strongly condemns" what he described as an attempted coup in Gabon. Rebel officers in the oil-rich central African state announced earlier Wednesday they had seized power following disputed elections, in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba had been declared victor. Bongo, 64,…
27 Aug
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Sunday for the African Union to be made a G20 member, while also pitching his country as the solution to supply chain woes ahead of the bloc's summit in New Delhi next month.
27 Aug
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, on Sunday, condemned the rigging of Presidential election in Zimbabwe by the ruling ZANU-PF party. Frank in a statement in Abuja, also accused the Heads of State and Governments of the African Union and indeed the Economic Community of West African States…
23 Aug
After nearly a month, the African Union (AU) Commission, yesterday, applied further sanctions by suspending Niger Republic from the pan-African bloc until normal constitutional order is restored in the country following the July 26 military coup.
22 Aug
The African Union said Tuesday it had suspended Niger until civilian rule in the country is restored and would assess the implications of any armed intervention in the troubled Sahel nation. The Peace and Security Council "requests the AU Commission to undertake an assessment of the economic, social and security implications of deploying a standby…
14 Aug
The African Union (AU) on Monday held talks on the Niger crisis as the country's post-coup rulers sounded defiance yet also pointed to diplomacy for a potential solution. But talks at the AU's headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa coincided with a flareup over threats by the regime to prosecute Niger's deposed president. "AU's…


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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) should review the sanctions it imposed on Niger following the coup last July, in order to mitigate the adverse impacts on citizens, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has urged. In a report titled “ECOWAS, Nigeria and the Niger Coup Sanctions: Time to Recalibrate” published on its website…
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Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 CAF Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petiton has issued warrant of the arrest on the Central Bank Governor, Mr Olayemi Cardoso, the Accountant General of the Federation, Mrs Oluwatoyin Madein and 17 others for refusing to appear before it to answer questions on their operations.
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Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday pledged support for peace-building initiative in the South East.
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Nollywood actor Bolanle Ninalowo, has made his relationship with actress and the former wife of another actor, Chris Attoh, Damilola Adegbite official. Just two months after his previous marriage ended, Ninalowo took to social media to spill the beans about their blossoming romance, and it's sizzling hot! with references to his post on his Instagram…
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Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom on Tuesday unveiled a new type of reactor for the future Chukotka icebreaker, as part of Moscow's ambitions to develop a northern maritime route linking Asia and Europe. Moscow hopes the development of a northern sea route, made possible by global warming and the consequent melting of glaciers, will enable it…
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The National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS) has underscored the need for collaboration on data collection, analysis and effective dissemination to empower decision-makers at all levels of government. The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, NBS, Prince Adeyemi Adeniran, stated this in Ibadan on Tuesday at the opening of the 2nd Bi-Annual Meeting of…
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Former teammate of Victor Osimhen at Napoli, Lorenzo Insigne, has warned the Nigerian striker to think carefully before leaving the Serie A champions.
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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Tuesday, presented a budget of N325.3billion for 2024 to the state House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget christened ”Budget of Home Run and Finishing Strong”, Obaseki said it was made up of N178 billion capital expenditure and N146 billion recurrent expenditure. He said that the budget was…
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The mothers of two Israelis held hostage by Hamas since October 7 called Tuesday for international help to free them, with one saying 60 days in captivity was "too much". Heavy metal drummer Yotam Haim, 28, had been due to play at a festival in Tel Aviv on the day he was kidnapped from his…