Nigeria Senate wants ties with SA re-assessed

EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Senate has recommended that government reconsiders” diplomatic ties with South Africa in the wake of the attacks against citizen...

Nigeria strives for global standards in accounting

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S accounts will effective immediately be International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)-compliant, in line with global practices. Accountant ...

IOM warns of mass starvation amid inaction

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – OVER 20 million people Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen will starve from extreme levels of food insecurity if agencies and govern...

Former FIFA SG Valcke challenges ban

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – JEROME Valcke, the disgraced former Secretary General of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), has filed an appeal at the Cou...

Lagos summit tackles African oil industry issues

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ISSUES of sustainability and frontier exploration affecting oil companies in the region will top the agenda at the Sub-Sahara Africa Ups...

UN rights council alarmed by Lagos water laws

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE United Nations Human Rights Council is concerned about a recent Bill in Lagos that criminalises abstraction of water from natural sources. UN Special Rappo...

Rural Nigerians now to enjoy banking services

OKORO CHINEDU  LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN rural dwellers and plans by the Central Bank of Nigeria to expand its cashless policy have received a major boost with the introduction of a new mobi...

AU condemns Boko Haram attack in Niger

AHMED OBAFEMI MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE African Union (AU) has denounced the terrorist attack that has claimed at least 12 soldiers in Niger. Several other officers were wounded when militant...

Belgium boosts Nigeria humanitarian air operations

AHMED OBAFEMI MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – A donation of €6 million by the Belgian Development Cooperation (DGDC) has enabled the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) provide crucial air ...