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Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Sharpest Economic Decline Since 1970’s – World Bank

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The World Bank in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa, projected that the region may face sharpest economic decline since 1970’s experience.The report which was released on Thursday, showed that Real GDP is now forecast to contract by 3.2 percent, double the contraction predicted in

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China to Provide N1trn for AKK Gas Pipeline Project

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, has flagged-off the construction of the 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline contract awarded at a cost of US$2.592 billion, an equivalent of N1 trillion. The Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) contract for the project was awarded to Messrs. Oilserv Plc/China First Highway Engineering Company (Oilserv/CFHEC Consortium)

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Ghanaian President Tenders Apology for Demolition of Nigerian Building

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana on Tuesday, spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressing his sincere apology for demolition of a building on the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in a statement in

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Buhari Accuses Francophone Countries of Betraying ECOWAS on Common Currency

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday expressed disappointment over the decision by the Francophone countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to replace the French’s currency CFA with the Eco, which is the proposed single currency of the region. The Nigerian leader cautioned that the ambition

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Ghana Begins Investigation Into Nigerian High Commission Building Demolition

The Ghanaian Government said yesterday, it has launched investigations into the demolition of Nigerian High Commission building in Accra, the country’s capital. The diplomatic building of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra was demolished by some unknown persons two days earlier. Ghana’s Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration ministry said  security has been

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