Tag : Nigeria


Africa in U-17 FIFA World Cup

Nigeria began the defence of their Fifa Under-17 World Cup crown with a 2-0 victory over USA on Saturday, as Guinea opened with a 1-1 draw against England.  The USA fixture was the Golden Eaglets’ first match of Group A…

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UNAIDS: Nigeria’s commitment to end AIDS by 2030

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomes the commitment expressed by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria towards efforts to end AIDS by 2030. “We welcome His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari’s call to action to end…

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New President of African Development Bank

The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, warmly welcomes and extends her best wishes to the new President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina who assumed office on 1 September, 2015, it was announced…

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RemitAfrica conference 2015

– More than 200 delegates and 65 industry stakeholders from more than 25 countries are expected to attend the remitAfrica2015 event in Lagos – Nigeria – Enabling low cost remittances to Africa MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference on Nov…

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James Eberhard GeoPoll Founder

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement in Africa

GeoPoll’s existing mobile platform and media measurement service to be combined with Kantar Media’s experience in audience measurement methodology GeoPoll, the world’s largest mobile survey platform, and Kantar Media, global leader in media and marketing insights, announce their collaboration on…

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Medic West Africa to enhance healthcare education

The 4th edition of Medic West Africa Exhibition and Congress (MWA), organised by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, will take place on 14-16 October 2015 at the Eko International Convention & Exhibition Center, Lagos, Nigeria, it was announced on 18th August….

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Violence leads to increase in Nigerian refugees

The United Nations refugee agency expressed concern about the escalating violence in and around Nigeria and its impact on the situation of Nigerian refugees in surrounding host countries, including a shrinking humanitarian space in which they can seek asylum, as…

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Nigeria: MOBOfree announces impressive growth

MOBOfree, the leading African social marketplace, today announced a 274% year-on-year increase in the total value of goods on their platform in Nigeria. The current value of goods is 1.97 billion USD (394 billion NGN), up from 526 million USD…

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cameroon expels

Cameroon: Nigerians expelled following attacks

Following a spate of Boko Haram attacks the Cameroonian authorities have expelled an estimated 3,500 Nigerians from Cameroon over the past three weeks. Many of the expelled were people who had crossed to Cameroon fleeing Boko Haram attacks on their…

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MOBOfree ID verification

MOBOfree, the leading African social marketplace, on 29th June announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa’s safest social marketplace for both buyers and sellers alike. MOBOfree’s ID verification…

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