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.
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...
African Union lifts suspension of Sudan
The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan three months after freezing its membership following Khartoum's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.
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…