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March 5, 2018 8:37 AM U.S Reveals Interest To Ensure 2019 Elections Remain Peaceful

The United States Government has revealed that a peaceful 2019 general election remained its major priority in view of the country’s strategic position in the region. This disclosed by the U.S. Department of State during a background briefing on the first trip of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Africa, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria in New York. Mr. Tillerson 30

February 23, 2018 11:37 AM ECOWAS reveals time-frame for roll out of common currency

Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated that the implementation of common currency for ECOWAS member states cannot be rescheduled beyond 2020. Speaking at the fifth meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS single currency programme in Accra, Akufo Addo maintained that the single currency is strongly tied to the economic well-being 28

October 21, 2017 1:50 AM It’s madness fighting Okorocha over Zuma’s statue – Imo speaker

The speaker of Imo state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, on Thursday said that it was simply madness for anybody to call for Governor Rochas Okorocha’s head for erecting the statue of the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma in Owerri, the state capital. Ihim, who briefed newsmen in his official residence in Owerri on the programmes lined up for the forthcoming 52

October 20, 2017 4:47 PM We gave Governor Okorocha power to erect Jacob Zuma’s statue – Imo Speaker

Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Acho Ihim, has defended embattled Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha over the controversial statue of the South African President, Jacob Zuma in Owerri. According to him, the state legislators empowered the governor to erect the President Zuma’s statue in recognition of his service to humanity 26

October 17, 2017 12:21 PM Okorocha and Jacob Zuma’s statue

What is it about South African President Jacob Zuma and statues? Two statues in one month- generating controversy from the streets of Pretoria to the streets of Owerri in Nigeria. In the first week of October, a 30-feet monument was unveiled in honour of President Zuma in the North West region of his country. South Africans had opposed the idea of the statue 52

September 30, 2017 7:09 AM Youth education will develop Africa, by Buhari, Obasanjo, Ghana president

PResident Muham madu Buhari, said yesterday, that quality education would enable young people in Africa, to use the education they acquired to create wealth. Buhari stated this at the Imo International Convention Center, IICC, Owerri, during the Rochas Okorocha Foundation, 10th Graduation ceremony, and the adoption of 55 children from different African 24

September 12, 2017 7:38 PM How we felt when Buhari was sick – Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo has stated that he and many other world leaders were anxious over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari. He said they were worried during Buhari’s 103-day medical vacation in London. He made this statement during while speaking with State House correspondents on Tuesday after holding a meeting with Buhari at the Presidential 28

July 13, 2017 5:03 PM Ghana Team Bus Crash Leaving One Dead — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

A bus belonging to the Ghana Team was involved a fatal accident killing a member of their backroom staff. The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after the bus crash. The crash happened when the team bus rammed into a stationary truck at Nkawkaw, some 150 kilometres (95 miles) by road from Accra 17

June 26, 2017 3:48 PM Osinbajo hosts Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday evening welcomed the visiting President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, to Akinola Aguda House, his official residence. During the meeting that followed, the two leaders highlighted the critical role that Nigeria and Ghana play as the “centrepiece” of ECOWAS and the West African sub-region. President Akufo-Addo thanked 38

June 26, 2017 2:56 PM Be wary of destructive ideologues- Akufo-Addo to Muslims

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged all Ghanaian Muslims to be wary of ideologues who may pervert a beautiful religion like Islam for selfish and destructive ends. According to President Akufo-Addo, religion is a double-edged sword that can also be invoked for destructive purposes, and as such urged all Muslims to continue to hold hands in brotherhood 18