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Uyo Church Building Collapse: Ini Edo & Akwa Ibom Gov. Escape Death|Two-Day Mourning Declared

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has confirmed he was inside Reigners Bible Church, situated on Uyo Village Road, was still under construction when it collapsed on Saturday. Its iron rafters caved in as the service was ongoing. A witness disclosed that the building collapsed 30 minutes after the…

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Ghana’s President Mahama Concedes Defeat to Former Foreign Minister Akufo-Addo

 Nana Akufo-Addo Ghana’s main opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won the country’s national election, defeating President John Mahama, electoral commissioner Charlotte Osei said. Crowds of jubilant supporters gathered outside the house of the 72-year-old New Patriotic Party (NPP) leader, who had already claimed victory on Thursday, a day after the voting took place. Akufo-Addo defeated President…

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FG Bans Vehicles Importation through Land Borders from 2017

The Federal Government has banned the importation of vehicles into the country through land borders. In a statement on Monday in Abuja, Mr Wale Adeniyi, the Nigeria Customs Service Public Relations Officer, stated that “the prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles”. Adeniyi also said the ban was sequel to a presidential directive restricting…

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Fake US Embassy Issuing Visas & Other False Documents for Over 10 Years Discovered in Ghana

A fake US embassy has been discovered in the city of Accra, the capital of Ghana, has been shut after issuing visas, identification documents, including birth certificates and executing other diplomatic tasks for a decade. According to the US State Department, the scam embassy was housed in a run-down, pink two-storeyed building with a corrugated…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 3rd Round of TEF Entrepreneurship Programme 2,000 Stories & Counting

Tony Elumelu On January 1, 2017, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the third round of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme is the Foundation’s 10-year, US$100 million commitment to training, mentoring and funding 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The application portal will be open until midnight (WAT), March 1, 2017. Entrepreneurs must complete the online application and selection is on a rolling basis,…

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Rivers Rerun Elections: Govt. Declares 3 Days Fasting

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike The Rivers State Government has declared a three-day fasting to seek God’s intervention for peace and order in the state, ahead of the Dec. 10 rerun elections Mr Austin Tam-George, the state Commission for Information, stated this in a statement he issued on Monday in Port Harcourt. According to the commissioner,…

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Customs Seizes Container of Imported Jollof Rice, Yam Porridge, Egusi Coming from India

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20ft container of “READY TO EAT FOODS’’ like Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, Yam Porridge imported from India. According to a report by PM News, the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on…

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Barrow Wins Gambia’s Presidential Election, Bringing to an End Jammeh’s 22-Year Rule

Yahya Jammeh  Yahya Jammeh, longtime ruler of The Gambia, has lost the presidential election to the opposition leader, according to the electoral commission. Adama Barrow’s victory in the West African country may bring to an end Jammeh’s 22-year rule. Adama Barrow Jammeh, who came to power in 1994 as a 29-year-old army officer following a military coup,…

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