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Youth employment critical for Africa’s economic growth


Nigerian youths at an eventDespite Africa’s impressive growth in the past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise. Africa has the largest population of young people in the world, some 200 million...

Group inaugurated Southern Coalition for Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari Southern Coalition for Buhari 2019, a group made up of Civil Society Groups, party loyalists, youth,  gender activist, supporters and friends of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been inaugurated. Comrade Odeyemi Oladimeji and Engr Fidelis Nze, co-coordinators of the Coalition, announced this during the inauguration of Group in...

Osun Tribunal: We reject Appeal Court clarifications — PDP


The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, faulted the statement of the Court of Appeal on Osun Governorship Election Tribunal, describing it as “an attempt to trivialise shady interference. This was contained in the press release signed by the chairman of the PDP in the...

Nana Hotel’s maiden edition of royal banquet to host Olota of Otta Awori


Oba Adeyemi Abdulkadir Obalanlege, the Olota of Otta Awori Kingdom Nana Hotel, newly transformed hospitality outfit, will on Sunday, October 28, 2018, roll out drums to host Oba Adeyemi Abdulkadir Obalanlege, the Olota of Otta Awori Kingdom to a royal banquet/reception in Otta, Ogun State. The royal banquet is being...

Photos: Buhari receives Fayemi in Abuja – The Nation Nigeria


President Muhammadu Buhari receives Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State at the State House, Abuja. Tags: RELATED LINKS

Buhari, security chiefs meet over 2019 elections – The Nation Nigeria


*Raise alarm over stockpiling of arms by politicians President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday held meeting with heads of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. At the end of the meeting, the security Chiefs have raised concerns over proliferation and stockpiling of weapons by politicians to cause mayhem...

Osun: National Security Council holds talks over Saraki, Tambuwal, others


Saraki and Tambuwal. File photo The National Security Council on Thursday deliberated on the protest carried out by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) October 5, 2018 led by Senate President Bukola Saraki, the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus; Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, among others,...

Virgin Atlantic inks deal to transform airline dining – The Nation Nigeria


Virgin Atlantic has unveiled a partnership with award winning food writer  and TV host Donal Skehan to reinvent their dining experience at 38,000ft. Irish native, and now LA based Donal Skehan has been working with Virgin Atlantic for 12 months to develop a completely new approach to in-flight dining.  This...

AFDB approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has  approved €7 million equity investment in Partech Africa Fund to  increase  investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs . A statement from the bank said Partech is a Venture Capital Fund dedicated to investing in tech-enabled, innovative, high growth potential and talented entrepreneurs operating early stage companies and applying...

No plan to sell Ajaokuta Steel Plant – Osinbajo – The Nation Nigeria


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured that there was no plan by the Federal Government to sell the Ajaokuta Steel Complex. Kogi State Governor, Yahaha Bello, disclosed this to State House correspondents after meeting with the Vice President on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said, “First of all,...