Thursday, 29th February 2024


20 Feb
The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, has congratulated the African Union on its 37th summit.
17 Feb
The African Union (AU) has appointed President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the Champion for Human Resources for Health and Community Health Delivery Partnership.
7 Feb
I was just 13 years old, when I had this idea that seemed silly to many people. What was this idea anyway? Well, it was to teach unemployed young women and older girls across Africa and the Caribbean, who had dropped out of school..
13 Oct
National Boundary Commission (NBC) has deposited an instrument of ratification on cross-border cooperation at the African Union Commission headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Director-General, Adamu Adaji, made the disclosure in a statement issued by the agency’s Head of Information Unit, Efe Ovuakporie, yesterday, in Abuja. He clarified that the convention, otherwise known as the…
1 Sep 2023
The African Union (AU) has suspended Gabon’s membership in the wake of the coup in the Central African country. The AU's Peace and Security Council said on Thursday evening that it strongly condemned the takeover of power by the military in Gabon, which deposed President Ali Bongo. It suspended Gabon’s participation in all activities of…
23 Aug 2023
The United Nations (UN), African Union (AU), European Union (EU) and Lagos State Government have restated the need to end Gender-Based Violence (GBV) against women and girls, including Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), child marriage and other harmful practices.
17 Aug 2023
The African Union on Thursday voiced "great concern" about the flare-up of deadly fighting in Libya this week, calling for an immediate end to hostilities and for the pursuit of reconciliation efforts.
14 Jul 2023
President Bola Tinubu will travel to Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, July 15, to attend the Fifth Mid-Year Coordination Meeting (5th MYCM) of the African Union (AU), the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the Regional Mechanisms (RMs), and the African Union Member States.
13 Jun 2023
The African Union (AU) High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows (AU HLP on IFF) and the Working Group on the Common African Position on Asset Recovery (CAPAR), are convening a gathering to address Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and asset tecovery in the Extractive Industry.


4 mins ago
At least over 50 per cent of what Nigeria earns from the sale of crude oil and gas is going into crude production. That translates to an average of $1.7 billion monthly for a country that is in economic mess. 
9 mins ago
After taking the wind off the sail of a well-mobilised protest with an abrupt suspension, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, yesterday said that they could not proceed with the two-day nationwide protest due to intimidation and threats.
15 mins ago
The deadline for the linkage of subscribers Identification module (SIM) cards to National Identification Number (NIN) ended yesterday as directed by the Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
19 mins ago
Endless politicking and routine power struggle in Rivers State have been breeding divisions, gangs and attendant insecurity to the compromise of economic development in the oil-rich state.
22 mins ago
Continued spread of Lassa fever in the country has raised concerns among stakeholders on measures to contain it, citing the need to intensify campaigns about personal and environmental hygiene.
22 mins ago
Nigeria, yesterday, said about $17.64 billion worth of oil field development plan was approved last year to deliver oil and gas recovery estimated at 2.12 billion barrels and 13.13 trillion cubic feet respectively in the next five years.
23 mins ago
It seems that Heartland of Owerri is doomed for relegation this season as the Naze Millionaires continue their woeful performance in the 22-week-old Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) games yesterday.
25 mins ago
A handful of crypto companies in Nigeria, including Binance, one of the world’s biggest exchanges, will no longer allow users to buy the USDT and USDC stablecoins with naira after a renewed scrutiny from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
26 mins ago
Super Eagles Coach, Jose Peseiro, may not renew his contract with Nigeria when his current deal ends today.
26 mins ago
Despite the demolition, yesterday by the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) of buildings, shops and shanties housing Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in the latter’s Wuse Zone 4 headquarters, agents were still seeing around the premises shopping for customers.