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We must produce what we eat – President Buhari promises new Bulgarian Envoy; 3 others present Letters of Credence

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja that his administration will vigorously implement policies that will revive Nigeria’s agricultural sector and reposition it as the mainstay of the national economy. Speaking at an audience with the new Bulgarian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Vesselin Blagoer Delcher, President Buhari said that his …

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Africapitalism and Africa’s Sustainable Development By Tony O. Elumelu

Africa’s rise is real, but not assured. While many critical economic indicators—increasing gross domestic product, increasing real income per capita and increased labor market participation rates—have been recorded over the last 15 years, fundamental challenges remain. Chief among these, across the entire continent, is a seeming lack of economic resilience …

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Equatorial Guinea confers highest national honour on Buhari; as both countries sign MoU on joint security patrols

The Central African nation of Equatorial Guinea has conferred its highest national honours on President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Tuesday, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President was conferred with the national honour in Malabo, on Monday, for his personal integrity, exemplary …

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Buhari calls for collaboration among African oil producers; as VP Osinbajo, Kachikwu, Okunbor tour Shell stand at APPA Congress, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on member nations of the African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA) to fast track collaborative efforts geared towards ensuring maximum utilization of the huge gas infrastructure in the continent. Buhari, at the opening ceremony of the 6th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition on Monday in Abuja, …

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President Buhari receives President Jacob Zuma of South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari received South African President, Mr. Jacob Zuma, at Nigeria’s seat of power, the State House in Abuja. The visiting South African President addressed the National Assembly in company of President Buhari, the two addressed the media and made major pronouncements. President Buhari later hosted his South African …

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Support Nigeria’s efforts to resettle IDPs, President Buhari urges OIC; Welcomes IDB’s financing offer

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Mecca that the Federal Government will welcome support from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its ongoing efforts to rehabilitate parts of the country affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. According to statements by Garba Shehu, SSA to the President on Media & …

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Stephanie Linus’ DRY wins Programmers’ Award at the Pan African Film Festival, USA

Stephanie Linus’ movie ‘DRY’ has recorded another feat. The movie has won the Programmers’ Award for Narrative Feature at the recently concluded Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, USA. This award was given alongside other prestigious awards to film makers from across the world whose movies were screened at …

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