West Africa

West Africa

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:58:25 GMT
Africa: South Africa's Future Is In Africa, With Africa - Ramaphosa Says After Nigeria's Buhari Visit
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa and Nigeria, Africa's two economic powerhouses, saw President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Muhammadu Buhari meet during a state visit on October 3.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 04:58:33 GMT
Nigeria: 2002 Days of Unfulfilled Promise for Missing Chibok Girls
[This Day] Exactly 2002 days after 276 girls were abducted from Government College, Chibok in Borno State, it has been a case of unfulfilled promise, pain, uncertainty and disillusionment for the families of the remaining 112 girls who are still in c...

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:43:31 GMT
Nigeria: BBC Investigation Exposes Academics Sexually Harassing Students for Grades
[Premium Times] In a year-long investigation due to be released on Monday, a BBC Africa Eye investigation, using undercover reporters posing as students, has revealed how female students are blackmailed and sexually harassed by male lecturers in exch...

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 06:30:14 GMT
Nigeria: Nigerian Banks Give Only 4% of Their Loans to Agriculture
[Premium Times] Despite efforts by the Nigerian government to focus on agriculture and make it a mainstay of the Nigerian economy, Nigerian banks gave only 4.20 per cent of their total loans to the sector in the second quarter (Q2) of this year.

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 06:28:58 GMT
Nigeria: Buhari Nominates Adesina for Re-Election As AfDB President
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB).