Amid mounting speculations surrounding government assets sale to support the 2024 budget, the Certified Institute of Auctioneers, Nigeria (CIAN) has urged its members to proactively prepare for the anticipated surge in high-value auctions.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Cooperatives, Trade and Investment (MCCTI), Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, has said that the state government, through the Ministry, is doubling efforts to support businesses by fostering a conducive environment and enhancing the ease of doing business in the state, in order to navigate the economic challenges being experienced presently.
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Seychelles President Wavel Ramkalawan declared a state of emergency on Thursday, ordering all citizens except essential workers to stay at home, after an explosion at a store and flooding due to heavy rainfall, the presidency said in a statement. "Following an explosion at the CCCL explosives store that has caused massive damage... and major destruction…
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Nicki Minaj has unleashed her highly anticipated fifth studio album, "Pink Friday 2," and it's a full-fledged feast for fans. The album boasts a whopping 22 tracks, showcasing Minaj's undeniable lyrical prowess and versatility across a diverse range of styles. From the upbeat and sassy "Super Freaky Girl" to the introspective and emotional "Last Time…
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A Nigerian Film which targeted at addressing the protracted issue of Gender-Based Violence, (GBV) is set to be released to the viewing public by the Joint European Union-United Nations Spotlight Initiative, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in partnership with the Foundation for Resilient Empowerment and Development (FRED)
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Israeli forces squeezed Gaza's main cities Friday, two months after Hamas's deadly attack sparked a war that has killed thousands, left the Palestinian territory in ruins, and triggered an extraordinary UN bid for a ceasefire. Weeks of fighting have left 17,177 people dead in Gaza, mostly women and children, according to the latest toll from…
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In a bombshell interview with WSJ Magazine, Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed her plans to step away from Hollywood once her divorce from Brad Pitt is finalized. Jolie, 48, cited the emotional toll of the ongoing legal battle and a desire to spend more time with her children as the primary reasons for her…
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Russian leader Vladimir Putin has decided to run in presidential elections next March, news agencies reported Friday, allowing the Kremlin leader to extend his decades-long grip on power. Putin told Lieutenant Colonel Artyom Zhoga, a Russian military officer, about his decision to participate in the upcoming vote following an awards ceremony for army personnel at…
African Economic Conference 2023 ends with a call to African countries to invest in regional value chains to facilitate industrialization
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L-R: Adam Elhiraika, Director, Macroeconomics and Governance Department, ECA; Kevin Urama, Chief Economist and Vice President, AfDB; Matthias Naab, Director, Regional Service Centre, UNDP Regional Office for Africa, at the AEC 2023 closing ceremony. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 8 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The African Economic Conference has ended with a call to African nations to invest in…
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The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) on Friday in Osogbo urged Osun’s Gov. Ademola Adeleke to reinstate the suspended Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo, in recognition of Thursday’s decision by the National Judicial Council (NJC).
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The Jigawa Government has approved N173 million for the provision of solar mini grid at Dutse General Hospital in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Sagir Musa, the Commissioner for Information, Youths, Sports and Culture on Friday in Dutse. Musa said that the State Executive…