Buhari extols Nigerians’ resilience for polio-free certification
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, acknowledged the resilient spirit of Nigerians in the journey leading to the eventual certification of the country as Wild Polio Virus-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
UNESCO summit on illicit trafficking of cultural property holds June 26
The United Nations Educational Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) has concluded arrangements for its conference on ‘Combating Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property during COVID-19 Crisis
FG moves to include refugees in social safety nets
The Federal Government has taken a step further in developing modalities for inclusion of refugees in the social safety nets through the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).
COVID-19: ECOWAS recommends gradual re-opening of regional borders
The ECOWAS Ministerial Coordination Committee on Transport, Logistics and Trade has recommended a harmonised and gradual reopening of land, air and sea borders for restoring cross border economic activities.
COVID-19: AfDB forecast $88.3 billion drop in Africa's GDP
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has projected that the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging economies globally could cause Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to drop by between $22.1billion and $88.3billion.
The Gambari I know
This is not one of those window-dressing pieces that many are used to in this part of the world. It is my humble attempt to call forth some tucked in facets of the persona
‘Terrorism, insecurity have undermined achievements of ECOWAS’
President, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jean-Claude Kassi Brou has revealed that terrorism and insecurity have undermined the accomplishments
ECOWAS Youth Council inducts Falusi as Council's Ambassador
The leadership of West Africa (ECOWAS) Youth Council has decorated Adedayo Falusi, as an Ambassador of the council. This was contained in a statement released to the media
SERAP takes Wike, FG to ECOWAS court over rights violation in Rivers
A human rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sued Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and the Federal Government over the “brutal crackdown, repression and grave violation and abuse of human rights of Rivers State people.”