Obasanjo Mourns Former President of Botswana, Quett Masire

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday commiserated with the people of Botswana on the passing of Quett Masire, former President of the Republic of Botswana.

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday commiserated with the people of Botswana on the passing of Quett Masire, former President of the Republic of Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt to Strengthen Trade, Economic Cooperation With Tunisia

[Daily Trust] Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has expressed Nigeria’s desire to further strengthen and expand cooperation with Tunisia especially in the area of trade and investment.

[Daily Trust] Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has expressed Nigeria's desire to further strengthen and expand cooperation with Tunisia especially in the area of trade and investment.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Picture With Evans – I Am Too Busy to Reply Kate Henshaw, Says Abba Kyari

[Vanguard] Assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team , IRT, which arrested the most-wanted notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, yesterday, dismissed criticism by…

[Vanguard] Assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team , IRT, which arrested the most-wanted notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, yesterday, dismissed criticism by Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw, on him and his team for posing with Evans in a shot that has gone viral, saying he was too busy to respond to such.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Go Into Farming, Okowa Charges Politicians

[Vanguard] Agbor -DELTA State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, weekend, charged Nigerian politicians to go into farming, insisting that investing in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, was the quickest way to grow the nation’s economy.

[Vanguard] Agbor -DELTA State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, weekend, charged Nigerian politicians to go into farming, insisting that investing in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, was the quickest way to grow the nation's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s Problems Started With Awo’s Introduction of Tribal Politics – – Unongo

[Vanguard] Elder statesman and nationalist, Dr. Paul Unongo, is one of the few surviving politicians who played key roles in all democratic dispensations and in the struggle for Nigeria’s independence. In this interview, he speaks on the state of the n…

[Vanguard] Elder statesman and nationalist, Dr. Paul Unongo, is one of the few surviving politicians who played key roles in all democratic dispensations and in the struggle for Nigeria's independence. In this interview, he speaks on the state of the nation, pin-pointing where we started losing our way and the path forward. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eid-El-Fitr – Osinbajo, Governors Preach Peace, Unity

[Vanguard] AS Nigerian muslims, yesterday, joined their counterparts in the rest of the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitiri, Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, said President Muhammadu Buhari would complete the service of the mandate given to…

[Vanguard] AS Nigerian muslims, yesterday, joined their counterparts in the rest of the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitiri, Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, said President Muhammadu Buhari would complete the service of the mandate given to him by Nigerians in good health.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FG Must Act On Our Low Taxation

[Vanguard] THE Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, while defending Nigeria’s rapidly-increasing debt burden (which he called “sustainable”) also pointed out that our real problem is our low revenues. He also admitted tha…

[Vanguard] THE Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, while defending Nigeria's rapidly-increasing debt burden (which he called "sustainable") also pointed out that our real problem is our low revenues. He also admitted that we have the lowest tax-to-GDP ratio in the African continent and one of the lowest in the whole world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Forex Rate Convergence Imminent

[Vanguard] THE steady appreciation of the naira in the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange (NAFEX) window, also known as Investors & Exporters window will persist this week, with the NAFEX rate falling to N360 per dollar. Meanwhile, volume of transactions in the NAFEX window reached $2.5 billion last week from $2.2 billion two weeks ago.

[Vanguard] THE steady appreciation of the naira in the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange (NAFEX) window, also known as Investors & Exporters window will persist this week, with the NAFEX rate falling to N360 per dollar. Meanwhile, volume of transactions in the NAFEX window reached $2.5 billion last week from $2.2 billion two weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria