Tag: Nigeria

Sierra Leone: 13 army officials arrested, 34 wanted in wake of ‘attempted coup’

November 30, 2023

A delegation from the ECOWAS Commission and Nigeria’s government, on Tuesday, (28 November) met with Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio, in an apparent show ... Read More

Nigeria aims to join BRICS bloc in two years in bid to boost its global economic clout

November 25, 2023

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is seeking the exclusive BRICS membership to enhance its global economic influence that would also allow it to loosen its ties ... Read More

Ukraine, Gaza conflicts prioritized over African desertification — UNCCD conference

November 25, 2023

The international community must not neglect the climate emergency in Africa's deserts amid the Israel-Hamas conflict and Russia's war in Ukraine — this was the ... Read More

EU commits 24.4 million euros to tackle illicit arms trafficking in West Africa

November 20, 2023

The European Union has committed 24.4 million Euros to fight against the illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons (SALW) and strengthen cross-border cooperation ... Read More

Nigeria: supreme court dismisses opposition’s appeal, upholds Tinubu’s presidential victory

October 30, 2023

Nigeria’s Supreme Court Thursday (26 October) confirmed President Bola Tinubu as the winner of February’s presidential election, rejecting an opposition’s appeal that challenged a prior ... Read More

Nigeria wins appeal in landmark ruling against Process & Industrial Developments

October 29, 2023

Nigeria no longer has to pay a multibillion-dollar fine over a failed gas project agreement with Process & Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID), after a London ... Read More

Kenyan, Nigerian currencies tumble to new record lows against US dollar

October 24, 2023

Kenyan and Nigerian currencies have both hit all-time lows in the past few days, worsening the economic situation in the two heavily indebted African countries ... Read More

Nollywood: Nigeria’s ambitious $100m film city project launched in Lagos

October 20, 2023

Lagos State Governor on Wednesday (18 October) initiated the commencement of an ambitious $100 million Lagos Film City project, which aspires to transform the landscape ... Read More

African leaders attend 3rd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

October 18, 2023

Some 130 leaders from Africa and other world’s regions have gathered in China for a two-day meeting organized by the Chinese government that marks the ... Read More

Nigeria: deepening currency crisis, soaring inflation are threats to country’s economy

October 12, 2023

Currency crisis in Nigeria deepens as its currency, the Naira, has dropped to ₦1,040 per dollar, which comes as a national industrial association has warned ... Read More