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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, travelled to Equatorial Guinea to participate in the African Union Extra-Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo. President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed this, said that the President will join other Heads of State and Government to […]

Top officials of the African Union and United Nations have said in messages for Africa Day that the continent has become a collateral victim of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further denting the continent’s ability to fulfil its enormous promise and potential. Every year, May 25 is marked as Africa Day, the anniversary of the founding of […]

The president of Bunker Traders Association of Nigeria, Sola Adewumi, has stated that Nigeria may lose out on the global bunkering industry estimated to reach 210 billion dollars by 2027 if foreigners keep dominating the sector. Mr. Adewumi stated this, on Tuesday, during the Nigerian Content Midstream-Downstream Oil and Gas summit. According to him, most […]

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has decried the inadequacy within its workforce which it is said has prevented the service from properly manning the nation’s borderlines. Acting Controller-General of Immigration (CGI), Isah Idris, stated this during a virtual media interaction where he said the major responsibility of the service was border security, without overlooking the […]

Germany Economy Ministry on Tuesday said it was making further contingency plans in the event that Russia stops providing natural gas to the country due to the war in Ukraine. The ministry said if a gas shortage should occur or threaten to occur, the amount of gas used to generate power was to be significantly […]

The Taliban signed an agreement with a company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday for the ground handling of three airports in Afghanistan. With the new agreement, the new officials in Kabul and the representative of the UAE-founded company hope that all international commercial airlines can resume their flights to the country. […]

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it is ready to help Nigeria return to the electronic wallet system of input distribution to farmers to boost agricultural production. The President of AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said this on Monday, at a meeting with newsmen ahead of the Bank’s 2022 Annual Meetings in Accra, Ghana. The e-wallet system […]

A court in Ukraine has jailed a Russian tank commander for life for killing a civilian at the first war crimes trial since the invasion. Captured soldier, Sgt Vadim Shishimarin was convicted of killing Oleksandr Shelipov, aged 62, in the north-eastern village of Chupakhivka on 28 February. He admitted shooting Mr Shelipov but said he […]

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has vowed to intensify efforts against unscrupulous traders who alter their scales with the intention of cheating customers. The Director, Weights and Measures Department in the ministry, Mr Hassan Ejibunu told newsmen that improved awareness was critical in protecting Nigerians from being cheated. He expressed worry that unscrupulous […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-echoed his government’s resolve to restore peace to every part of the country. Buhari said this on Monday during the 58th anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) held at the NAF base in Kano. The President, who congratulated the NAF and other security agencies for their sacrifices toward peace, assured […]

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