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President Buhari Signs Bilateral Agreement On Anti-Corruption, Tax Admin

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Instruments of Ratification for a number of agreements covering Anti-Corruption, Tax Admin & Intellectual Property Protection. He noted that today’s ratification of Agreements is

Junk Ratings Across Africa, Yet Bond Yields Don’t Show It

Every African nation that’s sold dollar debt now has at least one junk rating, but it would be hard to tell by looking at the bond market. The average yield

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Zuma Tightens Grip as South Africa’s ANC Censures Rebels

It’s payback time for South African President Jacob Zuma as his ruling African National Congress censures its lawmakers who openly backed a move to oust him, increasing his sway over

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About Nigeria and her ‘bunch of unarmed robbers’

PRESIDENT Olusegun Obasanjo, himself not a saint, calls them a bunch of unarmed robbers. These are members of the National Assembly. Considering what many Nigerians think of Obasanjo’s own morality,

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Nigeria’s Buhari Resumes Old Habits in Days Since Return

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has kept a low profile since his grand return from sick leave on Saturday. Buhari disembarked his plane in Abuja on Saturday to

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Shell Says Starts Gas Production at Expanded Nigeria Project

AMSTERDAM — Anglo-Dutch oil major Royal Dutch Shell has started gas production from the second phase of the Gbaran-Ubie project in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, the company said on Wednesday. The

South Africa’s Central Bank: It’s ‘Too Risky’ to Launch a Cryptocurrency

A senior official for South Africa’s central bank has said it’s “too risky” for the institution to launch its own cryptocurrency. Speaking during the Strate GIBS FinTech Innovation Conference 2017

Boko Haram use of child bombers soars – UNICEF

At least 83 children, mostly girls, used by the armed group in suicide attacks this year, says the UN agency. The number of children, mainly girls, used by the Nigerian

Civil servant kept woman from Nigeria in ‘domestic servitude’

A civil servant and her husband kept an African woman in servitude at their home, a judge has concluded. Rashida Ajayi said she had been a domestic worker at the

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Nigeria seizes properties linked to ex-oil minister

A Nigerian court confiscated four large housing complexes worth $7 million from a former oil minister accused of corruption on Tuesday as fraud investigators continue to claw back her fortune.