[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday drove a locally assembled electric car, Kona, saying the drive was fantastic while the making of the innovative car is a showcase of what is possible in the country.
[Daily Trust] Barely three days after President Muhammadu Buhari announced that his administration has lifted 10 million people out of poverty, the World Bank said the rising prices of goods have pushed seven million people into poverty.
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said Boko Haram has exacted heavy toll in terms of lives and resources in Nigeria and some neighbouring countries.
[Daily Trust] The Federal government has accused the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, of being liable for some of the losses recorded during the #ENDSARS protest in Nigeria.
[The Conversation Africa] Sir Anerood Jugnauth, the towering figure of Mauritian politics for six decades, has died at the age of 91. "SAJ", as he was fondly known, will be remembered as the father of the Mauritian economic miracle.
[Premium Times] The convener says stronger film unions will advance the cause of Nigerian film practitioners and help them get better royalties in the long run.
[Premium Times] Decades after being the leader in oil palm production in the world, Nigeria is currently an importer of the product due to negligence of the sector.
[Premium Times] The lender says Nigeria's economic growth is being hindered by food inflation, heightened insecurity, unemployment and stalled reforms.
[Premium Times] Mr Buhari noted that Boko Haram had exacted heavy toll in terms of lives and resources in Nigeria and some neighbouring countries.
[Premium Times] Inflation in May stood at 17.93 per cent, still amongst the highest in four years.
[Premium Times] "If there was no National Assembly in the last four years, Nigeria would not have been any worse. There has been no impact," a policy analyst said.
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The BBC charts the dramatic changes and challenges facing the country as it goes to the polls.
[allAfrica] Abuja -- On June 1 I announced, with all humility, my intention to present myself, again, to our country as a candidate in the 2023 presidential election.
The 57-year-old was arrested last December on financial corruption and tax evasion charges
The National Liberation Front (FLN) took 105 of the 407 seats according to the north African country's election commission
"It all started with a misunderstanding between a farmer and a herder who brought his cattle to a field" in Tiri, Ibrahim Senoussi, mayor of the township more than 700 km from Bangui, told AFP. "The herds devastated the field and the crops" and the herder was killed after a violent argument....."
The first attack occurred Sunday in the town of Kuru, where gunmen in a car opened fire on a bar, killing ten people, according to local police spokesman Ubah Ogaba.
Gbagbo was absolved of responsibility for crimes including murder, rape, and persecution by the ICC. His violent ouster in 2011 led to deep divisions in the country
Ethiopia begins the process of selling a 40% stake in Ethio Telecom through a tender process.
Fortescue Metals Group based in Australia, is in discussion with the Congolese government on a massive hydropower project.
Hamane Niang "strongly denies allegations" that he ignored abuses by coaches and officials in Mali when he headed the national federation there from 1999 to 2007, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said in a statement Monday.