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Nigeria to commence issuance of visa on arrival to Africans January 2020 – Buhari

  Nigeria will commence issuing of visa on arrival to all holders of African passport, as from January 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed. According to him, this move is to promote free movement and facilitate the full implementation of the...

AfCFTA: Nigeria targets 22 non-oil sectors to earn $30bn annually

To create 500,000 jobs The Federal Government says it has identified 22 products from none oil sector from which the country can annually earn $30,000 billion and create 500,000 export oriented jobs annually. This is coming after President Muhammadu Buhari...

AfCFTA: FG donates 47 vehicles, military equipment for AU summit in Niamey 

The Federal Government has donated 47 vehicles and military equipment to the government of Niger Republic as assistance towards the successful hosting of the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on African Continental Free Trade Area...

Presidential Panel recommends Nigeria joins Africa’s $3 trillion free-trade club

Nigeria will soon become the latest country to sign the  Africa Continental Free Trade Area ( AFCFTA) agreement as the Presidential Committee on Impact and Readiness Assessment Chaired by Desmond Obadiah, on Thursday recommended Nigeria to sign the treaty. President...

Africa officially becomes world’s largest free trade zone

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) finally came into being on Thursday, opening the way for a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth $2.5 trillion. Fifty-two of the African Union’s (AU) 55 member states have signed the deal,...
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Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped...
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Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay...

Ogun Gov seeks transfer of Sagamu, Ikorodu, Ota roads to state

  Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Thursday sought the transfer of Shagamu to Ikorodu road, Epe to Ijebu-Ode road, Lagos -Ota-Abeokuta to the state. Abiodun...

Uzodinma seeks Buhari’s intervention in refund of N32bn

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his intervention in the refund of over N32 billion his predecessors spent...

Slain Aso Rock Director of Administration for burial on Feb. 21

  The assassinated Laetitia Naankang Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in Presidential Villa, Abuja,will be buried in Jos, Plateau State on Friday, February 21. Persecondnews recalls...