**VP, 11 other world leaders deliver Special Addresses at virtual World Economic Forum **Lists emergence of Unicorns in Nigeria, other economic leaps There are giant strides recorded across Africa but there are still challenges to overcome for which reasons, “we need partnerships that help to tackle climate change, address securityContinue Reading

By Raphael Oni The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) organised the Annual Meeting of National Commissions (NATCOM) on Small Arms in 2021 to review activities for the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) under the theme, “Promoting transparencyContinue Reading

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) have pledged to intensify their existing collaboration on peace and security.  The commitment was given when the Commissioner for Peace and Security of the AU Commission Ambassador Bankole Adeoye paid a working visit to the ECOWAS Commission’sContinue Reading

By Raphael Oni The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival in Nigeria of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  Kathleen FitzGibbon, the  United States Chargé d’Affaires  delivered the shipment to SecretaryContinue Reading

Raphael Oni with EU Presidency News Minister of Foreign Affairs Anže Logar inaugurated the flagship cultural and promotional project of the Slovenian EU Council Presidency together with David Sassoli, the President of the European Parliament, and Gitte Zschoch, the Director of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC), inContinue Reading

The Launch Ceremony of the 2021 China-Africa Video and Photo Competition will be held at 17:00P.M., Beijing Time (Nigeria Time is 10:00 A.M). It will be broadcast live through Chinese main media and Facebook. Director-General of The Department of African Affairs of Foreign Ministry of China, together with some AfricanContinue Reading

Source: Xinhua — The world needs genuine multilateralism, and all countries should refrain from pursuing unilateralism and hegemonism, and should not use multilateralism as a pretext to form small circles or stir up ideological confrontation, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said. The vision resonated with the wider public with scholarsContinue Reading

The Republic of Guinea becomes the seventh (7th) Member State to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA). The Republic of Guinea ratified the Treaty for the establishment of AMA on 21 April 2021 in Conakry, Guinea and deposited the instrument of accession, to the Commission of theContinue Reading