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Biden admin to unveil new push for US-Africa business ties

Biden admin to unveil new push for US-Africa business ties

The Biden administration on Tuesday will announce a new push to expand business ties between US companies and Africa, with a focus on building needed digital, health and physical infrastructure on the continent, a senior United States official said. US [...]

July 28, 2021 Economy
Boko Haram Cameroon attack kills five soldiers

Boko Haram Cameroon attack kills five soldiers

Boko Haram islamists killed five Cameroonian soldiers and a civilian in an attack in the far north of the country, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The attack took place on Monday night near the border with Nigeria, where operations by [...]

July 28, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Naira falls after CBN stops forex sales to BDCs

Naira falls after CBN stops forex sales to BDCs

Naira fell marginally against the U.S dollar at the parallel market on Tuesday, after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced that it has ended the sales of forex to Bureau De Change operators. The bank said the parallel market [...]

July 28, 2021 Finance
Presidential Villa Staff Forced To Take Oath Of Secrecy

Presidential Villa Staff Forced To Take Oath Of Secrecy

Staff members at the State House in Abuja have taken an oath of secrecy and warned that disclosing confidential information without authorisation will attract penalties under public service rules. This comes a few days after Hope For Nigeria Online exclusively [...]

July 28, 2021 Government and politics
New Charges Levelled Against Igboho In Benin Republic

New Charges Levelled Against Igboho In Benin Republic

Ibrahim Salami, one of the lawyers representing Sunday Adeyemo, Yoruba Nation activist better known as Sunday Igboho, says a new charge was brought up against his client on Monday. Salami said Igboho came to Benin through a back channel and the judge said [...]

July 28, 2021 Law