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African Countries ask for Trump’s Apology

The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent “shitholes”. The group’s mission in Washington DC expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans. The US leader made the alleged remark in a …

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Dangote Is Forbes’ Richest Man In Africa For The Seventh Year

The President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has for the seventh year in a row, been adjudged as the richest man in Africa with a net worth that Forbes pegged at $12.2bn for 2017. This is an increase of $100 million from his worth when the assessment was …

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Kemi Olunloyo regains freedom after 90 days in prison

Controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo who was arrested and locked up in Port-Harcourt Maximum Prison, has regained freedom/ Kemi Olunloyo regained  after spending 90 days in the holding facility.  Kemi Olunloyo who announced getting back her freedom after her imprisonment for the the third time on her Instagram handle, also thanked those who helped …

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Ethiopia passes Bill banning Child Adoption by Foreigners

The parliament in Ethiopia has passed a bill banning the adoption of children in the country by foreigners, BBC reports. Ethiopia, a country popular among foreigners looking to adopt children, has said orphans should be cared for locally. The adoption by people from foreign countries has often been a cause for debate, …

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Prince Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi Registers Political Party “Modern Democratic Party”

This is just the moment that Nigerian youths are waiting for. Now seems to be the right time to take their destiny into their hands and take over the leadership of the country. With the recent Not Too Young to Run bill that was passed, young people have begun to actively participate …

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FG Demolishes Kidnapper, Don Waney’s Mansion

The Federal Government yesterday demolished a multi-million naira mansion at Omoku, in the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney. Southern City News learnt that the house was bulldozed under the watch of heavily-armed security agents, who mounted …

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Yusuf Buhari To Be Transferred To Germany For Further Treatment Over Brain Injury

Yusuf Buhari, the son of Nigeria’s President who was critically injured during a drag-racing motorbike accident in Gwanripa neighbourhood in Abuja last December will be heading to Germany for further medical treatment. Saharareporters had revealed that Yusuf could not immediately be airlifted outside Nigeria due to the severity of injuries …

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Presidential Election Holds 16 February, 2019

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday released the timetable and schedules of activities for the 2019 general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said in Abuja that the dates for National Assembly and Presidential elections remain Feb. 16, 2019; while governorship and State House of Assembly elections, will hold …

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Google sued over ‘male discrimination’

Google has been accused of discriminating against conservative white men in a class action lawsuit filed by two former engineers. The duo say they want to represent all staff discriminated against due to their “perceived conservative political views, male gender and Caucasian race”. James Damore, fired last year over a …

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Nigerian Banks Stop ATM Cash Withdrawal Abroad

A number of Deposit Money Banks in the country have barred their customers from using debit and credit cards to withdraw dollars, euros, pounds and other foreign currencies whenever they travel abroad, investigation by a Punch correspondent revealed. The development may put business and leisure travellers, who may need hard …

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