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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe impatient over pace of mining reform


Zimbabwe’s mining industry needs to be reorganised to contribute more towards the African country’s economy, President Robert Mugabe told crowds gathered at the national sports stadium in Harare to celebrate the country’s 37th independence anniversary on Tuesday (April 18). Although Mugabe did not give details on what form the transformation ...

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British PM Theresa May calls general election

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Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by shoring up support for her Brexit plan. Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had been reluctant about asking parliament to ...

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Why Buhari was missing from FEC meeting

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The Presidency on Wednesday said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting because President Mohammadu Buhari was engaged with other pressing state issues. This is the first time Vice President ‎Osinbajo will be presiding over the meeting since President Buhari returned from his medical ...

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Buhari absent as Osinbajo leads FEC meeting


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over today’s weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja. This is the first time he will be presiding over the meeting since President Muhammadu Buhari returned from his medical vacation in London, United Kingdom (UK) . President Buhari returned to ...

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Obasanjo – Churches In Nigeria Celebrate Corruption


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is blaming churches for the high rate of corruption in the country. Obasanjo made the accusation while delivering a speech titled: ‘The role of the church in the fight against corruption in Nigeria’, at the convention of Victory Life Bible Church International in Abeokuta, Ogun state; ...

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Sheriff’s PDP tackles Jonathan

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As the leadership tussle rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lingers on, the Deputy National Chairman of the party, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, on Friday, declared that the 20-man reconciliation committee set up by the stakeholders at a peace meeting convened by former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, was his private arrangement ...

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UK Reveals the Most Important National Resources in Nigeria


Oil and gas aren’t the most important national resources in Nigeria, according to the Britain High Commissioner to Nigeria, His excellency, Paul Thomas Arkwright. Instead of blaming its colonial master for its lack of industrial development, Nigeria need to look inward and find solutions to her problems, he said. “I ...

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‘I Am Too Old To Be Governor’- El- Rufai

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has described himself as being too old to be governor. Speaking in Kaduna on the need to reform the State Civil Service, El-Rufai emphasised on the need for young and experienced Nigerians to govern states in the country. The governor insisted that giving the ...

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Respect Yourselves, Don’t Present Ex-convicts, Certificate Forgers To Us, INEC Warns Parties


Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has warned political parties across the country to desist from fielding ex-convicts and certificate forgers as candidate. Speaking at the stakeholders’ validation conference on INEC’s strategic plan on Tuesday, Yakubu said “If a candidate that emerges from party primaries is ...

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