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“I Am Hale, Hearty And Alive”- Dangote Debunks Report Published By German News Platform

Alhaji Aliko Dangote has debunked the report published by a German news platform, DW-TV3 that he has passed on after a short illness in Germany. Read their report here! The industrialist and Africa’s richest man took to his Twitter handle to set things straight tweeting that he is alive and people should disregard the malicious…

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I Can’t Predict When Recession Will End –Nigeria’s Finance minister Adeosun Says

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that she cannot predict when Nigeria will get out of the current economic recession. She, however, said that some of the efforts of the government to reflate the economy had started yielding results. According to Punch, the minister, spoke in an interview in Abuja, stated, “I…

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Army Asks Nigerians to Ignore New Shekau Video By ‘Killed’ Boko Haram Leader

The embattled leader of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, has resurfaced in a video posted on Sunday, rejecting information by the Nigerian army that he had been killed or seriously wounded. “You have been spreading in the social media that you injured or killed me,” Shekau said in the 40-minute video released on YouTube…

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EFCC to invite Patience Jonathan, Links her to 9 Houses, 2 Hotels, One Plaza

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigators probing ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan’s link with five choice buildings, including a N5billion hotel in Abuja, have unearthed seven additional properties believed to be owned by her. According to a report by The Nation, the detectives were in Port Harcourt (Rivers State) and Yenagoa (Bayelsa State) all week…

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Obama opens new African American Museum amid national racial strife

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, a long-awaited testament to black suffering and triumph in the United States. Former US First Lady Laura Bush, former US President George W. Bush, First Lady Michelle Obama, and President Barack Obama The…

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Singer Adam Levine & Model Behati Prinsloo Share First Photo of Baby Dusty Rose

This is just so cute! Recording artist Adam Levine and model Behati Prinsloo have introduced their little angel to fans, sharing their first photo of baby Dusty Rose via Instagram. 27-year-old Victoria’s Secret model Behati posted this picture on her Instagram of their new born below saying: “Words can’t describe Dusty Rose Levine 9/21/16,” While…

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From $5 to Millions! CNN African Start Up Profiles Seun & Seyi Abolaji- Founders Wilson’s Juice

  Lagos-based Wilson’s Juice was set up by two Nigerian brothers Seun and Seyi Abolaji in 2010 for $5, now the company is worth millions and the brand is a household name. Watch Seun and Seyi tell their story on CNN African Start Up! Leave your views in comments box below. Save Save Save…

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Patience Jonathan Changes Tune, Says Funds Belong to Her Late Mum

Former First Lady and wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan- Patience has now changed her tune, she has now declared that accounts with a total of $19.8 million traced to her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) belonged to her late mother, Madam Charity Fyneface Oba. According to her counsel, Mr. Charles Ogboli, who…

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Sen. Murray-Bruce Calls on Buhari to Adjust Anti-Corruption Crusade Approach As Its Scaring Investors

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce representing representing Bayelsa East on Thursday while contributing to the Senate’s debate on the economic recession in the country called on President Muhammadu Buhari to adjust his approach to the anti-corruption crusade, saying policy was scaring investors. Mr. Bruce said that Nigeria should not expect foreign investments as even local investors had…

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“We Are Just Sex Tools”- Women in the Shipping Sector Recount Experiences of Sexual Harassment & Discrimination

Sarah Abiodun is trained at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt. She is a Marine Engineer and on this faithful day thought she had secured a job with the shipping company after undergoing a two-hour interview with the boss of a company located in Victoria Island, Lagos, but little…

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