Nigeria Concerned as UEMOA Adopts ECO ahead of the rest Ecowas members.

The UEMOA zone countries of the Ecowas monetary union comprising Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo are going ahead to replace its CFA currency with the new Eco currency ahead of the rest member states. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari expressed displeasure over this sudden move by the UEMOA […]

Abuja and Lagos goes into lockdown amid rise in Covid-19 infection rate..

The president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in a national broadcast on Sunday night gave directives to state governors of Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital Territory minister to shut down all businesses and commercial activities while residents are compelled to stay at home. Africa’s most populous nation have 36 states and a federal capital territory […]

Dr. Okonjo Iweala appointed South Africa Presidential Economic Advisory Council member

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala member of his Economic Advisory Council. The Presidential Economic Advisory Council is a non-statutory and Independent body chaired by the president. The appointed members will volunteer their time and will be compensated for travel and subsistence while they serve a three-year term. Dr. Okonjo Iweala served twice […]