Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has been conferred with the Nigeria Global Brand Award of the Year 2021. Adesina received the award in Abuja at the Annual Public Lectures and Impact Series/Awards organised by Blueprint Newspapers, a national daily Newspapers in Nigeria. The award was conferred on him for his […]

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,  Abubakar Malami, on Thursday, said that state governors have no basis for complaining about Paris Club refund deductions paid to consultants they hired. He made the comment at a ministerial media briefing at the State House in Abuja. Malami also explained that the governors took […]

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country, Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has disowned a Facebook post claiming he advised Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to give Peter Obi a chance. Taking to his Twitter handle, President Akufo-Addo described as false and mischievous, the post regarding Obi, the […]

A fresh batch of 175 Stranded Nigerian Returnees arrived Nigeria from Libya in the late hours of Tuesday. On arrival, the Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Ahmed received the Returnees on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria. He was represented by the Lagos Territorial Office, Coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye. The Returnees […]

The Met Office of the United Kingdom (UK), the country’s national weather service, on Friday issued a red warning for extreme heat, the highest-level alert. The alert, issued for the first time ever, is an upgrade from an amber warning that has been put in place until the end of Tuesday. The highest temperature recorded […]

Saudi Arabia on Friday announced a decision to open its air space to all air carriers. The country’s General Authority of Civil Aviation tweeted that the decision meets Saudi Arabia’s dedication to fulfilling its obligations under the Chicago Convention of 1944. The Convention stipulates non-discrimination between civil aircrafts used in international air navigation. The decision […]

Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday a three billion U.S. dollars support for Yemen, following the formation of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council. The Saudi Press Agency reported that the support included two billion dollars offered jointly by the kingdom and the United Arab Emirates to the Yemeni Central Bank. It said it also included one […]

The IMF will send a team to Ghana this week to begin talks on a possible loan program for the West African nation, the fund announced Tuesday. The nation’s President Nana Akufo-Addo had previously rejected calls to seek financial assistance from the IMF, but last week authorized the step as the country faces soaring inflation. […]

A powerful earthquake struck a remote border region of Afghanistan overnight killing at least 920 people and injuring hundreds more, officials said Wednesday, with the toll expected to rise as rescuers dig through collapsed dwellings. The 5.9 magnitude quake struck hardest in the rugged terrain of the east, where people already live hardscrabble lives in […]

A jury in California found Tuesday that entertainer Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenager at the Playboy Mansion almost five decades ago. Judy Huth, now aged 64, was awarded $500,000 in damages after the jury in Santa Monica determined that Cosby had molested her in 1975 when she was just 16 years old. The case […]

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