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Franco-Nigeria bilateral trade drops by $2.2b in 2020 — French Minister

France, on Tuesday, announced that its volume of trade with Nigeria in year 2020 dropped to $2.3 billion dollars, from $4.5 billion in 2019,...

French minister to meet with young Nigerians in creative industry 

Franck Riester, French Minister of Foreign Trade and Attractiveness to Nigeria will meet with young Nigerian entrepreneurs in cultural and creative industry to provide support for the sector.

COVID-19: China to send vaccine aide to 19 more African countries

China has provided COVID-19 vaccine aid to Equatorial Guinea and Zimbabwe and will aid 19 more African countries as part of its commitment to make vaccines global public goods, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday.

Macron urges caution in attributing blame for Saudi oil attacks

Le Monde newspaper on Monday said the French President Emmanuel Macron has urged caution in attributing blame for the recent attack on Saudi oil...

Trump: Macron asked for my approval to invite Iran’s Zarif for talks

U.S. President Donald Trump said French President, Emmanuel Macron, asked for his approval before inviting Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, for talks on the...

France to host biggest dinner party in Nigeria

The French Embassy in Nigeria on Tuesday said the country was set to host the biggest French dinner in Nigeria.

Germany’s Maas welcomes Macron’s call for ‘European Renaissance’

German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, has welcomed a call by French President, Emmanuel Macron, for far-reaching EU reforms ahead of European Parliament elections in...

Macron proposes EU reforms, warns against nationalists ahead of May elections

French President, Emmanuel Macron, has proposed reforms of the European Union (EU) and warned against nationalist parties ahead of the European Parliament elections in...

President Macron to address France early next week on protests

French President, Emmanuel Macron, will address France on the “yellow vest” movement early next week as the country braces for another wave of violent...

French President’s office refuses to comment on Trump’s mocking tweets

French President Emmanuel Macron’s office on Wednesday refused to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweets mocking Macron over his fuel tax U-turn, state-run...

Why Nigeria’s resilient population, economy attracting world leaders — Analyst

Wale Ogunade, a Human Rights lawyer and political analyst, says that the nation’s population and its resilient economy have been attracting visits from world...

Brexit on the menu at May, Macron dinner

British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to President Emmanuel Macron's "summer Elysee Palace" on the Mediterranean coast on Friday, seeking to soften resistance to...

Macron’s disgraced ex-bodyguard admits ‘mistake’

French President Emmanuel Macron's former top security aide admitted he "made a mistake" in attending a demonstration where he was filmed roughing up May...

The Macron security aide scandal

Here is a timeline of what has become the most damaging scandal for Emmanuel Macron since being elected to the French presidency last year,...

For President Emmanuel Macron, ART X Lagos exhibits contemporary Nigerian art

ART X Lagos was not left out during French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the iconic New Afrika Shrine, as it curated a special...

Macron aide who struck protester to be fired

The office of French President Emmanuel Macron told AFP on Friday that it has begun dismissal proceedings against a top security aide who violently...

Macron security official filmed hitting protester

One of President Emmanuel Macron's top security officers was at the centre of an escalating scandal for the French leader on Thursday after being...

Macron basks in World Cup glow, hoping to capture feel-good factor

For a president who has travelled the globe for a year telling audiences that "France is back" under his leadership, the country's World Cup victory couldn't come at a better time for Emmanuel Macron as he confronts growing challenges on multiple fronts.

Buhari holds talks with French leader, Macron today

President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja last night from AU Summit in Mauritania, is billed to hold bilateral talks with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the presidential villa, Abuja, today at 4.00p.m.

Macron’s proposed visit to Nigeria will boost inbound tourism, says stakeholders

Some tourism stakeholders on Monday said that the planned visit by President Emmanuel Macron of France to the African Shrine in Lagos would further boost inbound tourism in the country.

Merkel, Macron to talk EU reform in shadow of migrant crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for joint cabinet talks on EU reform, especially the flashpoint issue of immigration...

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of "cynicism and irresponsibility" over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on a...

Trade spat looms as Trump heads for hostile G7

Europe and hosts Canada warned US President Donald Trump on Thursday that they will not be intimidated at the G7 summit, despite fears that...

Macron to visit Berlin for eurozone talks

Mr Macron announced the planned trip on Friday after an EU summit in Brussels.

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