Global Issues/Events

Death Of 26 Migrants: Nigeria Says Italy Hurriedly Buried Girls Ahead Of Agreed Date, 3 Identified As Nigerians

By Fiona Freddy Nigeria’s Federal Government has said that 26 migrants recovered from the Mediterranean were buried nine days ahead of the agreed date with only three bodies identified as Nigerians. The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said this at a news briefing in Abuja on Monday. […]

Spanish Embassy holds Contemporary Dance Performance in Abuja, November 17, 2017

The Embassy of Spain in Nigeria will on Friday, November 17 organize a contemporary dance performance; a Spanish Nigeria fusion dance by the Spanish dancer and choreographer Patricia Ruz and Qudus Onikeku from Nigeria which will hold at the Exhibition Pavilion (beside International Conference Centre), Abuja by 6.30pm. The event is strictly by invitation and […]

Finland’s Minister of Trade And Development To Lead Business Delegation To Nigeria, November 15-17, 2017

By Victor Gotevbe The President of the Nigerian- Finnish Association, Otunba Gbenga Daniel FNSE heartily welcomes Finland Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, H.E. Kai Mykänen to Nigeria. The Honourable Finnish Minister is leading a robust business delegation on bilateral and trade partnership with Nigeria scheduled for November 15-17, 2017. According to the Minister, “the […]

Make Tougher Laws Against Human Trafficking, MEPN Charges Nigeria’s Federal Government

Irked by the recent sad development which saw to the death of 26 Nigerian women who drowned in the Mediterranean on 5 November 2017, anti-illegal migration crusader group, the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has called on Nigeria’s Federal Government to make tougher laws against human trafficking. In a statement signed by Kenneth Gbandi and […]

Fight Against Human Trafficking: International Organization For Migration Launches Data Collection Exercise In Ghana

By George  Egeh Ghana – Human trafficking is one of the largest heinous trades in the world after drugs; it has a serious effect and can cripple national development. According to the UNODC report on human trafficking compiled in 155 countries, the report indicates that the most common purpose for human trafficking is for sexual […]

Sino-German-African Development Cooperation Forum Holds Nov. 9, 2017

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, eminent representatives from government, enterprises, and think tanks from China, Germany, Africa, as well as from international organisations and the media, will be converging at the Sino-German-African Development Cooperation Forum. The epoch-making event organised by the Sino-German Center for Sustainable Development is billed to hold at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria […]

Latin America At A Turning Point: Shaping The New Narrative, March 13-15, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil – Over 750 leaders from business, government, internationalorganizations, civil society, academia, media and the arts will participate in the 13th World Economic Forum on Latin America on 13-15 March 2018 in São Paulo, Brazil. The theme of the meeting is “Latin America at a Turning Point: Shaping the New Narrative”. The meeting will be held at […]

Ghana To Host Third Green Financing For Sustainable Development Conference, November 21, 2017

Geneva-Nairobi-Accra – The International Trade Centre (ITC), the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) have announced that the Third Green Financing for Sustainable Development Conference will be held in Accra, Ghana, at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel on 21 November 2017. The conference will be followed by a training workshop for selected staff […]

SCAHSA Honours Wike With Global Human Settlements Outstanding Contribution Award

By Ikenna Asomba In recognition of his outstanding achievements in the area of urban renewal, sustainable cities and provision of basic amenities to the residential areas of low-income earners, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Nigeria, was on Monday night (October 30, 2017), honoured with the “Global Human Settlements Outstanding Contribution Award.” Nigeria’s moment of […]