Acting Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Antonio Pedro, has urged African nations to accelerate implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in order to become more resilient and globally competitive.
The Nigeria Labour Congess (NLC) has declared a nationwide strike from next Wednesday. NLC President Joe Ajaero made the announcement after an emergency meeting of the union’s National Executive Council (NEC) in Abuja. The congress said it took the decision due to the fuel shortages across the country, following President Bola Tinubu’s inaugural speech in…
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A Benue State High Court has upheld the suspension of former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu. In March, Ayu was suspended by his Nyorov council ward exco members due to failure to pay dues, abruptly ending his reign as National Chairman of PDP. Ayu was accused by the ward exco…
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The Oyo State Police Command on Friday declared embattled transport leader, Mukaila Lamidi who is also known as Auxiliary a wanted. The Police authorities declared Lamidi who was recently sacked as the Chairman of the Oyo State Park Management System wanted in a press briefing. The move follows a second raid of one of his…
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Students and academics protested at Turkey's top university Friday, defying a ban on the near 900-day strike imposed after President Recip Tayyip Erdogan was re-elected for five more years.
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A Hezbollah official said Friday there was "no justification" for linking the powerful Lebanese group to an Irish peacekeeper's killing, a day after a judicial official accused five militants of last year's attack.