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Why Africa Needs Buhari And Zuma To Forge A Strong Alliance

AFRICANGLOBE - Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration as Nigeria's president presents new opportunities for reinvigorating relations between Nigeria and South Africa, the continent's biggest economies. Since the 1990s, the collective leadership of Nigeria and South Africa has been vital in providing the foundations for African renewal, the creation of institutions on the continent and the mobilisation of African voices in the global arena.

Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls May Never Return Says Ex-President

AFRICANGLOBE - Some of the schoolgirls abducted by militant group Boko Haram may never return home, Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo said, in some of the most pessimistic and defeatist comments yet on their fate from a member of the country's elite.

Revamping Nigeria – South Africa Relations Key to Africa’s Progress

AFRICANGLOBE - Since the advent of democracy in South Africa in 1994, Tshwane's relationship with Nigeria has been a mix of rivalry, tension and cooperation. The pattern of interaction has oscillated from President Mandela's principled stance against General Sani Abacha's dictatorship to

Nigerian Government Squandered 67 Billion Dollars In Foreign Reserves?

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Nigerian Minister of Education Dr Oby Ezekwesili said the squandering of $67 billion in foreign reserve by the two subsequent administrations after Olusegun Obasanjo's was a clear proof of Nigeria's failure to make the right developmental choices.

Africa Needs Greater Integration for Even Faster Economic Growth

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has called on African leaders to accelerate regional integration to boost economic and social development in the continent.