Thursday, November 14 2019

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Following his comments never to set foot in South Africa during the Xenophobic attack, Nigerian rapper Burna Boy is set to perform at a concert in SA later this month. However, local musicians and event organisers have objected to Nigerian rapper Burna Boy’s inclusion at the anti-xenophobic concert, claiming the star incited hatred with his …

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Members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) at Opera Square in Accra, on Tuesday, shutdown fifteen more shops belonging to Nigerians bringing the number of shops to about 70. The latest showdown is part of GUTA’s plan to cripple Nigerian businesses in the nation’s capital. Nigerian businesses at the Tip Toe Lane at …

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Party chairmen of the All Progressives Congress across the 18 local government areas of Edo State, on Tuesday, passed a vote of no confidence on the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The Edo State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, also said its former secretary, Lawrence Okah was removed because …

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The Nigerian Senate has initiated a bill which will ensure that culprits of any form of hate speech are penalised to die by hanging if convicted. The Senate also provided that any person found guilty of the criminal act should be accorded life jail sentence and or five years imprisonment, depending on the gravity of the hate …

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Residents of border communities in Ogun, Lagos, Adamawa, Katsina and Sokoto states are groaning following the Federal Government’s suspension of fuel supply to areas within 20 kilometres to the nation’s borders. On Thursday, the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, had directed that no petroleum products should be supplied to any filling …

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Halima Aliko Dangote has been appointed as the Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Limited, one of Africa’s largest and most diversified business conglomerates. According to a release by the company, Halima is returning to the group after serving on secondment in several capacities across two of its business units over the last …

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The Chinese government has asked the federal government to settle the legal dispute over the $5.8 billion Mambilla power project or it would not provide funds for the project. The China Gezhouba Group Corporation of China (CGGCC) and China Geo-Engineering Group Corporation (CGGC) had in 2006 won the bid for a joint venture to execute …

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