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Osinbajo off to Oxford University Lecture to speak on Nigeria’s Human Capital Development Investments

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on the invitation of Oxford University, United Kingdom, would be delivering a special lecture highlighting ongoing investments, efforts and plans of the Nigerian government on human development on Friday, 12th October 2018 at the globally recognized institution. At the event, Prof. Osinbajo will also be inaugurating the International Advisory Board Read more

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Africa Press Release

Government of Madagascar announces opening of bidding round at Africa Oil Week

The Government of Madagascar has announced the opening of the Madagascar bidding round at Africa Oil Week. The bidding round continues to highlight the importance of the Oil Week and the fact that it continues to drive new business opportunities for exploration companies in Africa. OMNIS, in partnership with Africa Oil Week, TGS and BGP, Read more

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Lagos APC Crisis: CUPP accuses Buhari, Oshiomole backing Tinubu to sack Ambode

The Coalition for United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole being “involved in Tinubu’s plot to make Lagos ungovernable if Ambode fails to sign the anti-people pre-condition for re-election support.” The party also called on the Governor of Lagos Read more

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PDP Primary: Atiku picks Iwuanyanwu, 58 others into presidential nomination council

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has named Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 other persons as members of his presidential nomination council ahead of the PDP presidential primaries. Mr Abubakar is seeking the PDP’s ticket to run in 2019 presidential election. Announcing the membership of the council, the Director General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization and Read more

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ENTERTAINMENT Press Release

Nigeria: ICT: Africa’s entertainment and media industry enters dynamic new wave of convergence – 3.0

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 19, 2018/ — Africa’s entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase – a third wave of convergence. The borders that once separated the entertainment and media (E&M), technology and telecommunications industries are blurring in the battle for the attention of the consumer in a world that is rapidly Read more

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CHRDA condemns Cameroon governments travel permits requirement, restrictions in Anglophones regions

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, September 18, 2018/ The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA ) has called on all Anglophones and Francophones in Cameroon and the international community to speak out against this hateful policy CHRDA, the leading human rights organization working to realize human rights in Cameroon,  strongly condemns the decision by the Read more

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Business Press Release

Kaspersky Lab’s latest Parental Control report reveals children’s online activities in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, September 17, 2018/ — Kaspersky Lab has revealed the online activities of children across Nigeria, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules. The research has revealed what children in the region watched, listened to, purchased and searched for online. The research revealed that children spent more time on YouTube– in particular, Read more

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African Development Bank’s Board approves Policy on Non-Sovereign Operations

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 12, 2018/ –The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the Bank’s Policy on Non-sovereign Operations (NSO). The document provides the framework within which the Bank through its private sector lending window may provide financing or investment without sovereign guarantees to private and public entities that meet Read more

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ITFC to Implement U.S. $3 Billion Framework Agreements through two new Financing Agreements to Support Egypt’s Main Sectors

CAIRO, Egypt, September 10, 2018/ — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) announced the signing of two new Agreements between ITFC & the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt represented by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) initiating the utilization of the 5th Framework agreement. Read more

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Africa Oil Week 2018 announces partnership with SuperReturn Africa

LONDON, United Kingdom, September 6, 2018/ — Africa Oil Week (AOW) has announced their partnership with SuperReturn. This new partnership offers delegates attending SuperReturn Africa, the continent’s biggest investor conference, access to Africa Oil Week on Thursday 8 November 2018. For operators across the continent, raising capital remains one of the biggest challenges; whether it Read more