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Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors

Survivors of London’s Grenfell Tower fire are to be rehomed in a luxury housing development in the heart of Kensington, the government has said. Sixty-eight one, two and three-bedroom flats have been acquired at the Kensington Row development, it added. The apartments are “newly built social housing” in a complex …

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has resigned from his position as chief executive of the $68bn ride-hailing app following a tumultuous six months of scandal. Kalanick stepped down in the face of pressure from five of Uber’s largest investors, according to the New York Times. Kalanick will, however, stay on the …

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Ooni To Train 200 Youths On ICT

The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is set to train over 200 youths on Information Communication Technology ICT  in respect of this year’sedition of his annual Ife Youth Economic Summit (IYES). In a statement signed by the Special Assistance to Ooni on Empowerment and Wealth Creations,  Mr Olamide …

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Palace Coup In Saudi? King Sacks Crown Prince, Appoints Son

Saudi Arabian King Salman has sacked Muhammad bin Nayef as crown prince, replacing him with Mohammad bin Salman in an anticipated palace coup. According to a royal decree published by state news agency SPA King Salman called for a public pledging of allegiance in Mecca on Wednesday to the new …

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NNPC Crashes Diesel Price Nationwide By 42% – Spokesman

Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday said it had crushed the price of diesel by 42 per cent. In a statement in Abuja, Ughamadu said diesel also known as Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), had a huge downslide …

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Lagos Apapa road to be shut down for one-year

A section of the Apapa Wharf will be shut down for one-year to enable its construction. The Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, said this at the official signing of Memorandum of Understanding and handing over of the project to the sponsors. The N4.34bn project is jointly sponsored by Dangote, Flour …

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