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Biden to hold Africa summit to boost cooperation

Biden to hold Africa summit to boost cooperation

United States President Joe Biden plans to hold a summit with African leaders to show Washington’s commitment to the continent, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said. Blinken made the announcement on Friday from the Nigerian capital of Abuja, his [...]

November 20, 2021 Foreign relations
Low transparency may hamper debt restructuring

Low transparency may hamper debt restructuring

Limited transparency will delay critical debt reconciliation and restructuring of the poorest countries, the World Bank Group President, David Malpass, has warned. He argued that improving debt transparency required a sound public debt-management legal framework, integrated debt recording and management [...]

November 20, 2021 Economy, Finance
Seven girls die in Jigawa boat mishap

Seven girls die in Jigawa boat mishap

Seven girls have been confirmed dead in a boat accident that happened in Jigawa State Thursday night. Local sources who spoke to BBC Hausa as monitored by Hope For Nigeria Online said the accident occurred while the boat was ferrying the women [...]

November 20, 2021 Incidents
Nigerian Railway Workers Suspend Warning Strike

Nigerian Railway Workers Suspend Warning Strike

Workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), have suspended their three-day warning strike. Barely 24 hours ago, the workers protested their poor monthly remuneration pegged at N26,000. The workers demanded an increased salary and better welfare package during a protest [...]

November 20, 2021 Transportation
7,315 Apply For Fg’s 5,000 Housing Units In 1 Week

7,315 Apply For Fg’s 5,000 Housing Units In 1 Week

The federal government has received 7,315 applications for its 5,000 housing units built under the National Housing Programme one week after the launch. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this on Thursday while briefing members of the [...]

November 20, 2021 Real Estate