Candidates running in a slew of elections across Asia this year are taking to social media to share slogans, pitch policies, rankle rivals and rouse crowds ahead of campaign rallies. Twitter Inc.'s Asia-Pacific Vice President Maya Hari tells Juliette Saly how its looking to restrict the use of fake news being spread through its platform.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the February 16 election, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar pronounced the All Progressive-led government dead over failure not to fulfill their 2015 promises.
Representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the Nigerian Economic Summit, Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo says his greatest surprise in office was grand corruption, he also noted that by diverting government revenues to private use, resources are not available to be invested in the manner that they are planned to benefit the majority of people.
President Buhari signs guest book at Eagle Square during 2018 Independence Anniversary. He was alongside (from left to right) Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olanishakin, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Minister of Defence, Dan Ali Monsur, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibas, FCT Minister, Musa Bello, and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.
Intra-African trade has remained at 16 per cent over the last six years with just a few countries contributing to this percentage. Amr Kamel, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Banking, at Afreximbank believes that the forum will help steer conversations towards unlocking the bottlenecks that hinder trade in the continent.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed optimism that Nigeria and Africa would successfully tackle the challenges of illicit financial flows and recovery of stolen assets as the continent continues to pursue the agenda.