Nigeria records progress in trade

The increase in Nigeria’s export has caused total merchandise trade to hit N7.2 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, indicating an increase by 19.74 per cent over that of the fourth quarter of 2017 The country also recorded an increase in agriculture export against import within the period under review. The export value recorded […]

Ethiopia facing “existential threat” from corruption – PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday warned Ethiopia is facing an existential threat from the proliferation of corrupt activities. Ahmed made the remarks during the fourth national anti-corruption partnership conference currently being held in Addis Ababa, reported state media Ethiopia News Agency. “While Ethiopia is yet not considered among the top 10 African countries […]

Italian goalkeeper Buffon banned

Buffon: Serving a punishment for his outrage (Reuters/NAN) European football governing body UEFA has banned goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon for three matches over comments he made about the referee after Juventus lost in the Champions League quarter-finals in April. Buffon was enraged by English referee Michael Oliver’s decision to award Real Madrid a stoppage-time penalty kick […]

Massive fraud uncovered in Amnesty office, heads to roll

Militants surrender through Amnesty office By Jacinta Nwachukwu There are palpable fears in the Presidential Amnesty Office Abuja, following the discovery of irregularities on Tuesday in previous deployment of delegates for educational programmes at some universities in the country. Mr Murphy Ganagana, Special Assistant to the Cordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme Prof. Charles Dokubo in a […]