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NIGERIA: Nigerian government presents N13.08trn budget estimates to NASS

NIGERIA: Nigerian government presents N13.08trn budget estimates to NASS

    President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the N13.08trillion budget estimates for the 2021 fiscal year to the joint session of the National Assembly for consideration and approval. The estimate …

Par The Lagos Times, le 12 octobre 2020
NIGERIA: Why we cannot expose Boko Haram sponsors – Nigerian Army

NIGERIA: Why we cannot expose Boko Haram sponsors – Nigerian Army

    The Nigerian Army has said it is not their duty to expose those sponsoring Boko Haram in the country. Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, stated this at a …

Par The Lagos Times, le 3 juillet 2020
NIGERIA - APC crisis: Oshiomhole blasts Giadom over National Chairman claim

NIGERIA - APC crisis: Oshiomhole blasts Giadom over National Chairman claim

  Adams Oshiomhole, embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said the party’s Deputy National Secretary, Victor Giadom, can’t replace him. Oshiomhole said going by the rules …

Par The Lagos Times, le 19 juin 2020
GHANA: Cabinet Discusses Mahama Resolves To Silence Him

GHANA: Cabinet Discusses Mahama Resolves To Silence Him

The recent comment by the 2020 flag-bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) former President John Dramani Mahama was among the items on the agenda discussed at the last …

Par Today Newspaper, le 16 juin 2020
Political Position Is Not Leadership – CDG-GH Jabs Current Africa Presidents

Political Position Is Not Leadership – CDG-GH Jabs Current Africa Presidents

The Caucus for Democratic governance, Ghana (CDG-GH) has revealed that its research findings and information gathered from biographies of current Africa leaders, has shown that most African presidents and political …

Par Today Newspaper, le 5 juin 2020
NIGERIA: We didn’t say our campaign promises would be fully achieved in 5yrs – Garba Shehu

NIGERIA: We didn’t say our campaign promises would be fully achieved in 5yrs – Garba Shehu

    The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in his response to questions via e-mail, punctures the assertion that all promises …

Par The Lagos Times, le 1 juin 2020
GHANA: 5 Independent Presidential Hopefuls Join Forces To Break NDC-NPP Political Hegemony Come 2020 Elections

GHANA: 5 Independent Presidential Hopefuls Join Forces To Break NDC-NPP Political Hegemony Come 2020 Elections

Five (5) Independent Presidential Hopefuls; Kofi Koranteng, Samuel Ofori Ampofo , Marricke Kofi Gane , Carl Ebo Morgan and Onipayede Ossom Teye have joined forces to break NDC-NPP political Hegemony …

Par Today Newspaper, le 1 juin 2020
Benin appeals court shortens journalist Ignace Sossou’s jail term

Benin appeals court shortens journalist Ignace Sossou’s jail term

    New York, May 19, 2020 — In response to today’s decision by a Beninese appeals court to shorten journalist Ignace Sossou’s sentence to six months’ imprisonment and a …

Par CPJ, le 21 mai 2020
Pascal Kossivi Adjamagbo:Appeal to African Heads of State for the arrival in Africa of the "New World War"

Pascal Kossivi Adjamagbo:Appeal to African Heads of State for the arrival in Africa of the "New World War"

    The number of deaths already caused to date by the covid-19 coronavirus worldwide, more than 120,000 deaths out of more than 1.9 people officially infected on April 14, …

Par Pascal Kossivi Adjamagbo, le 17 avril 2020
GHANA: “Include media houses for the stimulus package” – GJA tells gov’t

GHANA: “Include media houses for the stimulus package” – GJA tells gov’t

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) is advocating for the inclusion of media houses in the categories of companies the state intends to give stimulus packages to. Addressing members of the …

Par Today Newspaper, le 10 avril 2020
NIGERIA: FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians

NIGERIA: FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians

    Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say they have aligned with the Federal Government to provide a two-month rebate of free electricity to customers nationwide. The DisCos’ spokesman, Sunday Oduntan, …

Par The Lagos Times, le 9 avril 2020
NIGERIA: Osinbajo reveals FG next move to tackle insecurity

NIGERIA: Osinbajo reveals FG next move to tackle insecurity

    Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, disclosed that there is an ongoing plan to recruit more troops and officers to beef up the personnel of security agencies. Laolu …

Par The Lagos Times, le 6 février 2020
OMAN: Sultan Qaboos, a remarkable legacy of wisdom

OMAN: Sultan Qaboos, a remarkable legacy of wisdom

  Sultan Qaboos left this world on Friday, January 10, 2020. The peaceful Sultanate of Oman, located South of the Arabian Peninsula, stretching between deserts and the Arabian (or Oman) …

Par Khal Torabully, le 24 janvier 2020
GHANA - Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voter’s Register bears teeth at EC … for announcing registration date

GHANA - Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voter’s Register bears teeth at EC … for announcing registration date

The various political parties kicking against the compilation of the new voters’ register are unhappy with the Electoral Commission for announcing a specific date for the commencement of the exercise.

Par Today Newspaper, le 24 janvier 2020
Oxford dictionary adds okada, danfo, Mama Put, 26 other Nigerian words, expressions [Full list]

Oxford dictionary adds okada, danfo, Mama Put, 26 other Nigerian words, expressions [Full list]

    Oxford English Dictionary said it has added 29 Nigerian words and expressions in the January updates to the dictionary. “The majority of these new additions are either borrowings …

Par The Lagos Times, le 22 janvier 2020
NIGERIA: I joined politics because I’m not corrupt – Buhari

NIGERIA: I joined politics because I’m not corrupt – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he decided to become to join partisan politics after release from prison. Speaking when he received the youths leaders of the All Progressives Congress, …

Par The Lagos Times, le 10 janvier 2020
NEWS ALERT:  Benin authorities arrest journalist Ignace Sossou, question him about Facebook posts

NEWS ALERT: Benin authorities arrest journalist Ignace Sossou, question him about Facebook posts

    Vancouver, Canada, December 23, 2019 — Authorities in Benin should immediately release and halt efforts to intimidate journalist Ignace Sossou and drop any charges against him, the Committee …

Par CPJ, le 24 décembre 2019
NIGERIA: President Buhari in Malabo for gas summit

NIGERIA: President Buhari in Malabo for gas summit

    President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Malabo Equatorial Guinea  for the  5th  gas summit  of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF). Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President …

Par The Lagos Times, le 30 novembre 2019
NIGERIA: No third-term agenda — Buhari

NIGERIA: No third-term agenda — Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he will adhere to the provisions of the constitution by not attempting another term in office. Buhari said this on Friday at the All Progressives …

Par The Lagos Times, le 24 novembre 2019
GHANA: Minister Backs Postponement  *Of referendum

GHANA: Minister Backs Postponement *Of referendum

Minister of State at the Office of the President Dr. Kweku Afriyie has thrown his weight behind calls for the upcoming referendum to be postponed.

Par Today Newspaper, le 19 novembre 2019