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Dangote at UN General Assembly in New York: ‘Africa will become food basket of the world’; ‘Five of 12m jobs needed in Africa soon must be created in Nigeria’; ‘We should pray that oil prices remain low’

    Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa …

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President Buhari attends Lunch by US President; Thanks Jordan for donating military hardware; Confers with Ghana President, Akufo-Addo in New York

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at the sidelines of 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, attended a Lunch in honor of select African Heads of State hosted by President of United States, Donald Trump. President Buhari had also in New York, thanked …

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Our faith in democracy remains unshaken – President Buhari tells the world

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community of Nigeria’s firm and unshaken commitment to democracy in the country and the African continent. Delivering Nigeria’s national statement during the General Debate of the 72nd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72) in New York, Tuesday, the President said this …

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Northern state Governors Forum delegation visits Abia state as FG accuses IPOB of using fake videos to hoodwink international community

  The Federal Government has accused the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of using fake videos of mass killings, harvested from other parts of Africa and doctored to look current, to mislead the international community and win their support. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this …

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President Buhari flies to New York, Sunday, to attend United Nations General Assembly; To meet US President Trump; Receives Uganda’s Museveni in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Sunday for New York, to join other world leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72). The high point of the President’s visit, according to a statement by Femi Adesina,  Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity),will be his …

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Gombe APC gives Dankwambo 10 day ultimatum to return Buhari’s billboards; They want to heat up the polity – Commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunday issued a ten day ultimatum to Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State to return President Muhammadu Buhari’s billboards and posters or they will be compelled to protect their rights as citizens. The State Government had last Monday through the State Traffic and Environmental …

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Buhari administration assures on timely release of ecological fund; Promises farmers 4 million fertilizers before end of the year

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will ensure the timely release of the Ecological Fund to States to address pressing ecological challenges in their localities. Speaking at the weekend on Hannu Ya Dawa, an audience participation programme on Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Kaduna, the Senior Special Assistant to the President …

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