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New West Africa currency not feasible in 2020 ~ Zainab Ahmed

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 9, 2019
Nigeria’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, has said that the single currency regime for West Africa Countries might not kick off next year as expected because many countries are yet to meet the criteria for the monetary alliance. Speaking at a meeting of the ECOWAS ministers of finance and governors of central banks on the currency […]

Malami to Represent Buhari at Rwanda’s Anti-corruption Award

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the fourth edition of the Sheikh Tamim International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award ceremony holding on Monday, December 9 in Kigali, Rwanda. President Buhari is attending the award event in his capacity as the African Union (AU) […]

At least 58 People killed after a Boat Capsized off Mauritania, U.N. Says

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 5, 2019
A boat carrying at least 150 people approaching Mauritania, capsized in the Atlantic Ocean the U.N. agency said. The boat had been low on fuel while approaching the west African coast of Mauritania, the International Organization for Migration said in a statement. Survivors were being helped by the authorities in the northern city of Nouadhibou. […]