WTO DG: President Buhari’s tactical change and Egypt’s ambush
President Muhammadu Buhari´s decision to substitute Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria´s candidate in the race for the prestigious position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has stoked a combination of issues. The nomination of the former Managing Director of the World Bank, who served previous Nigerian governments…
15 African leaders back Adesina, call for caution on AfDB processes
Fifteen leaders of the African Union (AU), all of them former heads of states of their respective countries, have jointly issued a caution note to the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank
African Union Reinstates Support For AFRIMA
The African Union commission has reinstated its continuous support and commitment to the partnership with All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA. This was disclosed at a strategic meeting held recently at the African Union headquarters...
AU passes vote of confidence on military
A delegation from the African Union-Economic Social and Cultural Council, led by Dr. Tunji Asaolu, has passed a vote of confidence on the Nigerian Army and the leadership provided by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai.
Arikana Chihombori-Quao: A profile in courage
Outside the elite circle of activists in the African diaspora community or the small gang of progressive journalists who appreciate her cause
‘Our Ninth Assembly should revisit the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill’
Growing up was most interesting being in a multicultural family. My father was one of Nigeria’s pioneer veterinary doctors, and my mother a nurse, from Jamaica. I enjoyed the diversity that came with the mixed marriage.
FG reiterates commitment to integration of Africa
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has reiterated Nigeria’s commitment to Africa’s integration through the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods and services, and infrastructural development.
‘We’re committed to ensuring welfare of refugees’
By October 2017 when this crisis between the Southern Cameroon people and the government of Cameroon started, they got to Nigeria and by our being part of the signatory to the African Union...
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.