President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received President-elect of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, and reiterated his desire for stability, peace, progress and prosperity in the West African sub-region.
People in Guinea-Bissau are voting again today in a presidential runoff to choose between two former prime ministers -- Domingos Simoes Pereira, from the traditional ruling PAIGC party, and opposition figure Umaro Sissoco Embalo.
Saturday was remarkably a day of no goals at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. After two barren draws between Mauritania and Angola (Group E), Cameroon and Ghana (Group F), Benin and Guinea-Bissau capped the day with another goalless draw at Ismailia Stadium.
Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says that Federal Government has approved 500,000 dollars, 350 electoral kits and seven vehicles to facilitate successful conduct of Nov. 18 Guinea Bissau legislative election.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his capacity as Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday in New York, received briefing from the President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Brou.