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Liberia’s president Weah visits Buhari in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari and President of Liberia, George Weah are currently in a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Monday’s visit is the first by Mr. Weah to Nigeria since he was elected president. He was sworn in as president on January 22 after defeating immediate past vice president …

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Nigeria’s 2019 general election our major priority – U.S.

The U.S. says Nigeria’s 2019 general election and a peaceful transition, remained its major priority in view of the country’s strategic position in the region. The U.S. Department of State said during a background briefing on the first trip of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Africa, monitored by the …

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NCC records 140 million Nigerians using mobile phones

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says there are about 140m phone subscribers in the country as at September 2017. Speaking at the NCC Day at the on going 39th Kaduna International Trade Fair on Thursday, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Professor Umar Garba, remarked that the country’s communication indices …

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Buhari receives ECOWAS president Brou (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari and the ECOWAS President Mr Jean Cloude Kessi Brou met Friday at the presidential Villa, Abuja. At the meeting were: Special Adviser Mr Diane Mamadi and Ambassador of Cote D’Ivoire to Nigeria, Mrs Toure Maman Nee Kone, Minister of State Foreign Affairs and Chief of Staff Mallam …

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Tillerson to meet Buhari in Abuja next week

The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, the U.S. Department of State has said. The spokesperson for the Department, Heather Nauert, said Mr. Tillerson would also travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi and N’Djamena. During his visit …

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