Thursday, 6th October 2022
Breaking News:


3 Aug
A Coalition of over 70 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, yesterday urged the Federal Government to desist from increasing and introducing new taxes on Nigerians
13 Jul
Nigerian scholar-diplomat, Ejeviome Eloho Otobo, recently died in New York at the age of 70. He had retired in 2013 as deputy director of the United Nations (UN) Peace building Support Office after a distinguished career in public service.
26 Feb
The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has stated that shifting power to the southern part of the country during the 2023 general election will not resolve the structural imbalance...
20 Sep 2021
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), will host a virtual Africa Investment Summit on Health...
14 Sep 2021
Remittances to Nigeria and other African countries are expected to decrease by 5.4 percent from $44 billion in 2020 to a projected total of $41 billion in 2021, due to the effects of COVID-19 pandemic,....
7 May 2021
Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and a host of African business leaders/philanthropists have begun building a coalition that would deliver affordable healthcare to people across the continent in an equitable manner.
20 Feb 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that Rivers State would contest Nigeria Governors’ Forum’s (NGF) endorsement of fresh withdrawal by the Federal Government
21 Jan 2021
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the Economic Advisory Council (ECA) to come up with an economic recovery and growth roadmap
29 Sep 2020
ECA, has called on governments in Africa to adopt and harmonise policies that would help the continent strike an appropriate balance
23 Sep 2020
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in its new COVID-19 cross-border trade report has urged governments on the continent to adopt and harmonise policies that will help the continent strike a appropriate balance between curbing the spread of the virus....
27 Jul 2020
Nigeria’s economy is bigger than what we see and feel in statistics. This is because the country’s huge underground economy is hardly adequately taken account of informal data collection, data mining and data analysis.
30 Jun 2020
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), is working to ensure that between 600 million and 800 million mobile subscribers in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, and other parts of the region benefit from a new digital health initiative.


President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Kaduna charged the military to replicate the successes recorded against insurgency in the North East in other parts of the country. President Buhari who was the Reviewing Officer during the Passing Out Parade of 69 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) attributed the successes to the acquisitions…
17 mins ago
Exhausted and caked in mud, Ukrainian paratroopers fly their blue and yellow national flag from tanks, fresh from recapturing the strategic city of Lyman from the Russians. Painted on the front and rear of the tanks are large white crosses, the emblem adopted by the Ukrainian army for their blistering counter-offensive which has seen Kyiv…
17 mins ago
Iranian state television aired Thursday what it said were "confessions" by a French couple arrested five months ago, a move the government in Paris condemned as "shameful, revolting and unacceptable". The French man and woman were arrested in May when Iran was the scene of demonstrations by teachers demanding pay rises and calling for the…
1 hour ago
Accusing asylum seekers of "abusing the system" and urging the need to "take back control", the UK government is once again talking tough on immigration. But its latest pledge to reduce crossings from northern France in small boats comes with a blatant promise to defy international conventions. "It's not racist for anyone... to want to…
1 hour ago
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Government of using hunger and poverty as weapons against Nigerians, on the heels of conducting 2023 General elections. Northern leaders of CAN made the accusation against the Government, led by…