Thursday , October 21 2021
Home / Foreign

Foreign

NIGERIA DECLARES POSITIVE TRANSFORMATION FOR POLAND AND NIGERIA

The newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Poland, Major General Christian O. Ugwu (Rtd), has declared Nigeria’s intentions to positively transform the socio-economic landscape of both countries. Major General Ugwu (Rtd) made the position known while presenting his Letters of Credence to President Andrzej Duda of Poland. The Nigerian Envoy informed …

Read More »

AFREXIMBANK OPENS CENTRAL OFFICE IN YAOUNDE, CAMEROON

African Export-Import Bank has launched its Central Africa Regional Office in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The new office covers the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), composed of Cameroon, the Central Africa Republic, Chad, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. The establishment of the Central Africa Regional …

Read More »

FORMER ALGERIAN PRESIDENT ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA DIES AT 84

Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika died on Friday at age 84 after suffering a crippling stroke in 2013. In 2014, he earned the nickname of “the phantom president” when he was elected for a fourth consecutive term – without even appearing in person on the campaign trail. Bouteflika’s birthplace remains …

Read More »

AFREXIMBANK COMMITS 500 MILLIOIN DOLLARS TO SUPPORT ETHIOPIAN COMMERCIAL BANK

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) commits to provide US$500 Million to support Ethiopian commercial banks through the Afreximbank Trade Facilitation (AfTRAF) Programme, which incorporates various products devised to increase intra-extra African trade volumes, diversify the character of this trade, and assure the confidence of trade partners in the settlement of …

Read More »

President Buhari Approves The Composition Of Federal Government’s Team To Engage With Twitter Over Suspension

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. The approval was announced in a statement in Abuja by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai …

Read More »

WORLD BANK & AFRICAN UNION’S COVID-19 AFRICA VACCINE ACQUISITION TASK TEAM WORKS TOGETHER TO DEPLOY VACCINES FOR 400MILLION AFRICANS

The President of the World Bank, Mr. David Malpass, and his senior management team comprised of Dr Axel van Trotsenburg and Dr Makhtar Diop meets with the African Union’s COVID-19 Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) to discuss modalities for a partnership that will accelerate vaccine deployment to Africa. In a …

Read More »

NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS PREPARES FOR PILGRIMAGE 2021

The FCT pilgrims welfare board says necessary measures are in place to ensure those intending pilgrims performs both last year and this year’s pilgrim rite this year, This was made known by the director FCT pilgrims welfare board Director,  Mr Dabbara Audu John in his office while briefing Aso radio …

Read More »

BURUNDIAN GOVERNMENT GRANTS PRESIDENTIAL PARDON TO 1,300 PRISONERS.

The Burundian Government has granted a presidential pardon to 1,300 prisoners with the aim to decongest the overcrowded jails in the country. The authorities said more detainees are expected to be released in the coming weeks. In an effort to decongest the nation’s prisons, the government said that the presidential …

Read More »

CHAD HOLDS FUNERAL FOR SLAIN PRESIDENT IDRISS DEBY

The remains of the slain Chadian president Idris Deby Itno has been given a state burial in Ndjemena the country’s capital. A number of dignitaries had from yesterday been trooping into the capital to pay their last respect to the slain leader. His coffin draped in the country’s national flag …

Read More »

CATHOLIC CHURCH GOVERNING BODY BLAMES GOVERNMENT OVER INCREASING VIOLENCE

Religious institutions in Haiti have condemned the ongoing violence which led to the kidnapping of  At least ten people, by gang members.       A Catholic Church in the country has organized a mass to demand the release of the hostages taken by an armed group.   The Catholic …

Read More »