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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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76 Confirmed Dead in Colombian Plane Crash Carrying Brazillian Football Team

76 people are confirmed dead following a plane crash outside Medellin, Colombia. According to CNN, the charter plane was carrying players from a Brazilian soccer team and nine crew members. It crashed near Rionegro, Colombia, according to the country’s civil aviation department.   Leave your views in comments box below.…

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Tony Elumelu Speaks at Lagos State University Lecture Series, Advocates Entrepreneurship as Career Choice

African business leader and philanthropist, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu stated that the time for leadership amongst Nigerian and African Youth is now. Elumelu, who addressed the students of the Lagos State University, faculty members and officials of the Lagos State government, whilst delivering the institution’s 1st Distinguished Lecture Series in Ojo, Lagos, spoke on the topics…

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Fani-Kayode Released After 24 Days in Detention, Thanks Everyone for Their Love, Prayers & Support

Former spokesperson of ex- President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has been released after spending twenty four days in detention at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC cell and Kuje prison. This was revealed in a statement released in Abuja, on Monday, by his Media Advisor, Jude Ndukwe. The statement read: “After…

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Photos as Buhari arrives Morocco for Climate Change Conference COP 22 in Marrakech

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Morocco on Monday evening, November 14 ahead of Climate Change Conference (COP-22) in Marrakech from November 14-16, 2016. Buhari was welcomed by Minister Delegate to Mr. Nasser Bourita, the minister of foreign affairs and cooperation of Morocco, at the Mogado international airport. President Buhari has been accompanied by Minister of…

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