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ECOWAS States not ready for Single Currency due to Convergency Conditionalities – Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says Nigeria and majority of other African countries are not yet ready for the implementation of the ECOWAS Single Currency, “Eco,” in 2020. Onyeama, who made this known on Thursday in Abuja while speaking with Journalists, explained that Nigeria’s position on the single currency was agreed by the Economic […]

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ECO Currency: ECOWAS Ministers ,Central Bank Governors Slam President Outtara

Full Communique EXTRA-ORDINARY MEETING OF THE MINISTERS OF FINANCE AND THE GOVERNORS OF THE CENTRAL BANKS OF THE WEST AFRICAN MONETARY ZONE ON THE ECOWAS SINGLE CURRENCY PROGRAMME 1 An Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the Ministers of Finance and Economy and Governors of Central Banks of the Member States of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) Convergence […]

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ECOWAS to Strengthen Bloc’s Business Chamber,FEWACI

The Commissioner for Trade and private sector promotion of Economic Community of West African States, Dr. Mamadou Traore, has plegded concerted support of the commission to Strengthen the regional West African Chamber of Commerce,FEWACI. The Commissioner made the plegde in his office on 15th January while hosting the FEWACCI delegation led by it’s president ,Hajia Saratu Iya  […]

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Our Agenda at Petroleum Ministry- Timpreye Silva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has opened up on the agenda and activities of the Buhari administration in the oil.and gas sector. At a media briefing in Abuj,the mi lister touched wide ra ge of issues. The full statement and speech is published below. To progress the consideration and passage of […]

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Imo Guber: Supreme Court should Reverse itself- PDP Chairman

Being a text of Press Conference by the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) Presented by the National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, in Rejection of the Judgment of the Supreme Court On Imo Governorship Election. Gentlemen of the Press! The National Working Committee of our great party, after a thorough examination of all the issues relating […]

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Civil War Remembrance: We Must Avoid Mistakes of the Past-Presidency

The Presidency has  urged Nigerians to learn serious lessons from.the civil war even as it warned against  the dangers of aggressive regionalism, ethnic baiting and political corruption. Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President  (Media and Publicity) said this in a state to mark the 50th anniversary of the cessation of   Nigeria’s civil war. […]

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Nigeria and Turkey Need Deeper Collaboration-Works Minister

The Minister of State for Works and Housing, Engineer Abubakar D. Aliyu has emphasized the need for more collaboration between Nigeria and Turkey in order to achieve greater success in the development of both countries especially as they share common development goals. Engineer Aliyu made this emphasis when he received on behalf of the Minister […]

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MRA Calls on Kano to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Press Release: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing it as an unwarranted and politically motivated effort to restrict media freedom. In a statement issued in Lagos, […]

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OpEd-Nigeria as Black China: Africa’s First Superpower is Coming

By Sam Hill (Newsweek) It’s midnight in a medieval palace in the oldest city in West Africa: Kano, Nigeria. A thousand years ago, this was one of the richest cities in the world, the terminus of the cross-Saharan trade that brought salt to exchange for slaves, gold and ivory. The palace has 5-foot thick walls, […]

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