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FG To Stop Fresh Hostilities Against Nigerians In Ghana

The Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo has promised to reach out to the Ghanaian authorities to stop the fresh hostilities against Nigerian business by Ghanaian leaders. The Special Adviser on Media to the Minister, Mr Ifedayo Sayo said, Otunba Adebayo would engage Ghanaians Trade Minister to ensure that Nigerian shops illegally […]

Dubawa Inducts 26 Fact-Checkers For 2021 West Africa-Wide Fellowship

West Africa’s verification and fact-checking platform, Dubawa, has concluded plans to induct twenty-six (26) fellows into its 2021 cohort of fact-checkers to combat misinformation in the sub-region. The platform, under the aegis of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), announced the commencement of the yearly fellowship in Abuja on Monday, May 17, 2021.  […]

“Border Closure Not Reason For Maltreatment Of Nigerian Traders In

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Ms. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has denied that Nigeria’s decision to close its borders prompted Ghanaian authorities to clamp down on Nigerian traders working in the West African nation. Channels TV reports that hundreds of shops belonging to Nigerians have been closed in Ghana, prompting calls from some […]

Buhari Mourns Rawlings, Says Africa Will Miss Him

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has mourned a former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, who died at the age of 73. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Thursday, November 12, 2020, the President said Africa would miss what he described as the deceased’s sterling […]

Former President Of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, Dies Of COVID-19

Former President Jerry John Rawlings of Ghana has died of coronavirus-related complications. According to multiple reports from Ghanaian media, the former President died at the age of 73, less than a month after he buried his mother. Rawlings, who is one of the most respected African leaders, was a Military leader in Ghana and later […]

Abaribe Condemns Closure Of Nigerian Shops In Ghana

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned the closure of shops owned by Nigerian citizens in Ghana.  The senator who  described the action as very disturbing, stated this on Sunday in a statement in Abuja by his Media adviser, Uchenna Awom, titled, “Closure of Nigerians shops in Ghana, disturbing – Abaribe.” He stated […]

Ghana Leader Says Airports May Reopen Next Month

President Nana Akufo-Addo has indicated that Ghana’s international airport may reopen next month after measures are set in place to test arriving passengers for Coronavirus. The President, in a televised address on Sunday, August 16, 2020, said under his instructions, the Ministry of Aviation, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority and the Ghana Airports Co. Ltd., […]

BCOS Journalists Selected For Dubawa Fact-Checking Fellowship

Two members of Staff of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State have been selected as Dubawa Fact-checking Fellows by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ). The BCOS members of Staff, who are also members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Atinuke Seun-Ige and Folashade Seye-Ojo, are among the few applicants selected out of […]

Demolition: Ghana Tenders Apology As Reps Demands Retaliatory Measures

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Ado has apologised to Nigeria over the demolition of the Nigerian High Commission building in Accra. The Ghanaian President tendered his apology during a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. Details of the phone conversation were contained in a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, […]

Ghana President Apologises Over Demolition Of Nigerian Mission

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has called President Muhammadu Buhari Over the demolition of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra. In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, President Akufo-Addo expressed his sincere apology over the unfortunate incident that has sparked reactions from the Nigerian Government. The Senior Special Assistant to the President, Mr […]