NIGERIA | NIGERIA

23-Aug-2019 to 18:45

ECOWAS strengthens synergies in operations of its conflict prevention mechanism

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in conjunction with the United States Agency for International Development’s Reacting to Early Warning and Response Data (USAID-REWARD), is strengthening the synergy among the Focal Persons of the ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework (ECPF).

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:48

African doctors laud Nigeria for establishing humanitarian, disaster ministry

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — African Doctors for Africa (AfDA) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the creation of the Humanitarian and Disaster Ministry, saying it is a recognition of the efforts of Non-Governmental and Civil Society Organisations towards achieving a better society.

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:38

Mortgage bank moves to assist Nigerians abroad to own homes

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) is developing a Diaspora mortgage housing scheme to assist Nigerians living abroad to own homes in Nigeria, the Managing Director, Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

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23-Aug-2019 to 14:30

17 people killed in auto crash in northern Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Seventeen persons were killed in an auto-crash on Thursday at the Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa expressway in Kwara State in North-Central Nigeria.

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23-Aug-2019 to 10:39

Tributes pour in for Agogo, Ex-Ghanaian international

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Tributes have been pouring after Ghanaians received the news of the death of the former Black Stars prolific striker, Junior Agogo on Thursday.

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23-Aug-2019 to 08:57

35% of Nigeria’s land mass hit by desertification – Official

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Federal Ministry of Environment says 35 percent of Nigeria’s land mass has been eroded by desertification with more areas still threatened.

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23-Aug-2019 to 08:54

Nigeria: Central bank to build diagnostic centres in six geo-political zones

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it will build diagnostic centres in the six geo-political zones of the country and Abuja.

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