The minister had scarcely finished answering when social media began to steam over the mistaken answer that Senegalese jollof rice was tastier than Nigeria’s. The avatars treated it as nothing less than culinary high treason.
The Speaker, who led a delegation of lawmakers from the House of Representatives, said this when they were received by the Speaker of the Ghanaian parliament, Rt. Hon. Prof. Mike Oquaye, as they arrived Accra, the capital of Ghana, on a legislative diplomatic mission.
Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Gbajabiamila stated that he was in the Villa to seek the blessing of the President over his planned trip to Ghana on Wednesday over the closure of shops owned by Nigerians in that country.
In a statement issued on Sunday, the Ghanaian authority said it would engage the Federal Government of Nigeria with a view to resolve comprehensively and exhaustively matters that have the potential to sour relations between the two countries.
In a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, the government said it was urgently considering a number of options aimed at ameliorating the situation
Akufo-Addo congratulated Okediran in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Nana Bediatuo, and made available to newsmen on Monday.
They are seeking the Federal Government’s intervention in resolving issues bordering on closure of members’ shops by the Ghanaian Authority.
He spoke through a press statement made available to the media on Wednesday.
In his 15th nationwide broadcast on COVID-19, Akufo-Addo said the decision would be based on the outcome of preparatory work by various stakeholder institutions.
Onyeama made this known on Monday in Abuja when representatives of the Nigerian traders in Ghana under the Progressive Ambassadors of Nigeria paid him a visit.
The Spokesperson of the Commission, Azuka Ogugua, in a statement on Monday said the decision to clamp down on such institutions was reached when the management of the National Universities Commission paid a courtesy visit to the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.
Senegalese President Macky Sall, President Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana led the mediation together with former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in the capital Bamako.
The update said the health authorities had treated and discharged 619 more people, bringing the number of recovered cases to 19,831, while the number of deaths stood at 135.
The President, National Association of Nigerian Traders, Dr. Ken Ukaoha, disclosed this during a solidarity visit to the Chairman/CEO of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Tuesday, in Abuja.
Dr. Ken Ukaoha, NANTS National President, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja, also urged the Federal Government to be more assertive in the imbroglio.
The statement signed by the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, late Saturday said Akufo-Addo decided to take the precautionary measure in compliance with the COVID-19 protocols.
The number of confirmed infected persons who have recovered increased to 14,330, with 284 more recoveries, while the death toll remains at 117 at the latest count.
Speaking in Abuja on Friday, Magu said the commission was putting resources together to go after them and recover the country’s wealth stashed in that country.
The country apologised again to the government and people of Nigeria over the demolition of part of its residential Embassy building, stressing the Ghana-Nigeria relations was very cordial as it predated the independence of both countries
In a statement to mark this year’s World Whistleblowing Day, the organisation noted that Nigeria is playing catch-up with an issue other African countries like Ghana, South Africa and Uganda have formalised.