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Tanzania To Begin Arrest Of Pregnant Teenagers

John Mongella, a regional commissioner in Tanzania, has announced that pregnant teenagers will be arrested and charged to court, local news portal The Citizen reports. Mongella, speaking on Monday, said pregnant teenagers have a tendency to not divulge who it was that got them pregnant. They should be taken to court, he said, and should be forced…

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Prince Philip Strikes A Pose In New Painting As He Retires From Public Engagements

  Buckingham Palace has released a new painting of the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip as he retires from public engagements. In the painting done by Australian born artist Ralph Heimans, the 96-year-old is seen in The Grand Corridor at Windsor Castle with him depicted wearing the sash of the Order of the Elephant, Denmark’s highest-ranking honor in…

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Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode Presents N1.04trn Budget For 2018

  State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented the 2018 budget of N1.046 trillion to the state House of Assembly. The budget, tagged: “Budget of Progress and Development” is 28.67 per cent higher than that of 2017 which was N812 billion. The 2018 budget has a capital expenditure of N699 billion and a recurrent expenditure…

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Fix Recurrent Fuel Crisis – Anenih Urges President Buhari

    Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to fix the the recurrent fuel crisis which always rears its ugly head during Christmas period and other major festivities. Anenih, in a statement in Abuja, expressed confidence that the President…

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I Didn’t ‘Lose’ Anambra Poll – Yul Edochie Declares

Yul Edochie, candidate of the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) in the recently held Anambra governorship poll election has stated that he didn’t lose the election per se. THEWILL recalls that Willie Obiano, the incumbent Governor, won in all the 21 local government areas of the state and defeated 35 other candidates who contested the gubernatorial…

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Imo Lawmakers Did Not Endorse Okorocha’s Son-In-Law For Governor – Speaker

Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Dr. Acho Ihim, has distanced the lawmakers from the recent endorsement of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as the next governor of the state by 2019. THEWILL recalls that a lawmaker in the state, Henry Ezediaro, representing Oguta state Constituency, had last week announced Nwosu’s endorsement…

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Buhari, Accompanied By Three Governors, Departs For Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday departed Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, for France, to participate in the One Planet Summit. The President was accompanied by the Governors of Adamawa, Kano and Ondo States, and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Environment. THEWILL had exclusively reported that the President was scheduled to leave for Paris…

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Presidency Confirms Buhari’s Travel To France

The Presidency on Sunday confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to France this week A statement by Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the President will participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the One Planet Summit in Paris, Tuesday, October 12, 2017. He will depart for Paris on Monday, accompanied by the governors of Adamawa, Kano…

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