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Nigeria, Pakistan Joint Commision to be revamaped – President Buhari; Urges African leaders to speak with one voice to drive development agenda

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Istanbul said the Nigeria-Pakistan Joint Commission will be revamped as a veritable platform to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries. President Buhari, a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) said, gave the assurance at a bilateral meeting …

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Adesina to set up fund for young farmers, agripreneurs with US $250,000 World Food Prize money

  US Vice-President praises Laureate, pledges more collaboration on food security  “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, officially named President of the African …

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Nigeria, Turkey agree to strengthen security cooperation to counter terrorism; President Buhari visits Parliament, salutes ‘constructive media coverage’ of failed coup in Turkey

  President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to counter terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference after a tete-a-tete with his host, President Buhari, a statement by Garba Shehu, his …

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President Buhari arrives Ankara Presidential Palace; Visits mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace. Accompanied by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, Iliyasu Paragalda and other senior government officials, a statement by …

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AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers; Highlights agribusiness as solution to Africa’s youth unemployment

      The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. In collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development, the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD), Michigan State …

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EU Parliament Leader, Ayxela, lauds Abuja’s beauty, traffic situation

The leader of the European Parliament delegation to the recently concluded National Summit on Inter-Governmental and Inter-Party Relations in Abuja, Santiago Fisas Ayxela, has again brought to spotlight the gains of the FCT Administration’s strategy of completion of infrastructure projects. In what could pass as a testament of a satisfied …

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President Buhari to attend D-8 Summit in Istanbul; Pledges support for development of Niger Delta; Signs University of Petroleum Resources bill

President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, will participate in an official working visit to …

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