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Elfreeda Foundation set to launch on August 11, 2017

In several fora in and outside Africa, discussions, research and opinion polls have shown that the poverty level around the world especially in Africa is increasing geometrically. This phenomenon is definitely neither divine nor hereditary but as the case may be, are caused by obvious factors including socioeconomic and sociopolitical …

PHOTOS: OSINBAJO ARRIVES SOKOTO

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo arrived Sokoto Airport on his way to Zamfara for a one day working visit. He was received at the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and his Kebbi State counterpart Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.  

Lagos state government replaces KAI.

In order to achieve improvement in health for residents of Lagos State, the Government has scrapped Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI), replacing it with Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps, LAGESC. The move, according to the State Government, was part of the new environmental management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI, …

2017 World Food Prize goes to AFDB President, Adesina.

The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, is the 2017 winner of the $250,000 World Food Prize for two decades of work expanding food production in the continent through policy reforms, financial innovation and modern farming practices. The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, is the …

Dickson Inaugurates 20-Member Committee to Resolve INC Crisis

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Friday, June 23, in Yenagoa, state capital, assembled leaders of thought in Ijaw nation to request their assistance and support to help in resolving issues affecting Ijaw ethnic nationality, especially the Ijaw National Congress, INC. The governor while inaugurating a 20-member Ijaw …

Customs Destroy Imported Poultry Worth N35m in Owerri

The Federal Operations Unit, FOU,  Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, in Owerri has destroyed goods with duty pad value of N35 million contained in a 1x40ft trailer. Bukar Amajam, area controller of the NCS in the zone, who spoke to journalists in Owerri on Tuesday, June 20 …

SPEECH BY DR. AKINWUMI ADESINA, PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AT THE U.S-AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT

SPEECH BY DR. AKINWUMI ADESINA, PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AT THE U.S-AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT, ORGANIZED BY THE CORPORATE COUNCIL ON AFRICA, JUNE 13, 2017, WASHINGTON DC Your Excellency, President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique, Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, Honourable Ministers, Ambassadors, Business leaders, and Friends of Africa, Distinguished Ladies …

Nigerian Presidents Should Stop Appointing INEC Chairmen – Jega

ATTAHIRU Jega wants the Nigerian presidents to stop appointing chairmen of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Jega, a professor of Political Science and former of INEC, stated this on Monday, June 12, in Kano while answering questions from participants at a public lecture titled: ‘Electoral Democracy and Integrity in …