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Experts advocate innovative financing to bridge gaps

November 9, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By David Agba Abuja African finance experts agreed yesterday that dependence on foreign investments alone cannot help the continent banish poverty and meet the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. Participants and delegates at the ongoing CEO Forum of African Development Finance Institutions, AADFI, in Abuja, examined issues around funding gaps for sustainable development financing and suggested available options open Read More

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‘Launching expanded global climate action will enhance coordination’

November 7, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The UN Climate Change Conference is geared towards tackling global warming. The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) opened in Bonn, Germany yesterday, November 6, 2017, with the aim of launching nations towards the next level of ambition needed to tackle global warming and put the world on a safer and more prosperous development path. The Conference, coming just two Read More

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What is happening in Saudi Arabia? , By Ibrahim Muhammed

October 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Readers should please forgive me for flagging off this week page with a curious headline, especially when a country that can be regarded as the “Headquarter’ of Islamic world is mention. Series of events and policy announcements coming out of the Saudi ruling house in recent months calls for attention by all genuine adherent of Islam. For record purposes, Saudi Read More

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Malabu scandal : FF recovers $85m from UK

October 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Adeola Tukuru Abuja The federal government through the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, yesterday revealed that they have recovered the sum of $85 million as part of the funds stolen during the controversial Malabu oil deal. The AGF, who noted this at the Pre-Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) Consultative meeting in Abuja,‎ Read More