L-R: President, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, Otunba Femi Deru, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and Accountant General of the Federation, Alh. Ahmed Idris, during a courtesy visit by members of the institute to the minister in her office.
Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou has failed to secure an outright majority in Sunday's elections, taking the contest into a second round.
Mr Issoufou took 48% of the vote, with jailed opposition leader Hama Amadou on 18%, official preliminary results say.
The run-off vote bet [...]
The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali has launched an inquiry after a Chadian soldier opened fire inside a UN base, killing his own commander and a doctor in the unit.
The suspect, who was reportedly unhappy with working conditions, was arrested after Thursday's killings at the base in the no [...]
New Jersey governor and former Republican candidate Chris Christie is endorsing frontrunner Donald Trump for president, he has announced.
Mr Christie dropped out of the 2016 presidential race after a lacklustre showing in polls and state races.
"I'm happy to be on the Trump team [...]
Finance ministers from the world's leading economies have warned of a "shock" to the global economy if the UK leaves the EU.
The ministers gave their opinion in a statement released at the end of a two-day meeting of G20 nations in China.
Chancellor George Osborne, who is a [...]
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has challenged Christians to look up to God and not on government for the sustenance of Christian pilgrimage in Nigeria.
He said the decision of government from funding pilgrimage in Nigeria will redirect the attention of Christians from d [...]
The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has urged state governments with internally displaced persons, IDPs, to provide essential relief for immediate resettlement of displaced persons back to their states.
The commission which held a one-day stakeholders meeting to assess the state of IDPs [...]
In order to boost innovation, share ideas and insights on how social media technology is changing business, society, culture worldwide, a brand of Nestle products, Nescafé, has marked the social media week in Lagos.
In a statement made available to The Abuja Inquirer in Lagos and s [...]
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