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Police Fire Stun Grenades Again To Disperse Students In Cape Town

No less than twenty-nine South Africans have been charged with public violence amid the biggest student protests to hit the country since apartheid ended in 1994. According to BBC News, police again fired stun grenades to disperse students in Cape Town a day after protesters stormed the parliamentary complex. The demonstrations are a result of…

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91 Firms Bid For NNPC’s Petroleum Products Transport Contract

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, stated that 91 companies, consisting mainly of indigenous vessel owners, are vying to secure the contract for the provision of coastal and bunkering vessel services for the operations of the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the NNPC. As reported by Vanguard, the NNPC, in a…

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Dangote Petrochemicals Refinery To Start Operations By 2018

Senior General Manager, Civil and Structural, Dangote Petrochemicals Ltd, a subsidiary of Dangote Group, Mr. Madhav Kelkar, while taking newsmen on a tour of  the plant located at Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lagos, Thursday told them that its 650,000 barrels Per Day (bpd) capacity petroleum refinery would come on stream by 2018. According to him,…

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Super Eagles Coach Sunday Oliseh Is Sick, Travels To Belgium For Treatment

Super Eagles’ coach, Sunday Oliseh, is sick and has returned to Belgium, where the team camped recently to continue treatment. According to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF’s twitter account, Oliseh became dizzy and weak after lunch on Thursday. See what they tweeted below. This comes after initial denials by the NFF of the coach’s illness.…

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L’Espace Co-Founder Wonuola Okoye Set To Launch New Uptown Bohemian Retail Concept Store ‘MeiDei’

L’Espace co-founder, Wonuola Okoyeis moving on in business after splitting with business partner Isoken Ogiemwonyin recently. The duo who co-founded L’Espace –multi-brand concept store in 2011 and one of Nigeria’s foremost designers market Le Petit Marche in 2009 have branched out and are now focusing on building their separate businesses in fashion retail. A few…

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Awarded ‘China’s Nobel Peace Prize’

The chairman of an award dubbed China’s Nobel peace prize has defended the decision to honour Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president, for supposedly “injecting fresh energy” into the global quest for harmony. Mugabe, who has been accused of using systematic violence and torture to maintain his 35-year grip on power, recently became the latest recipient of China’s Confucius peace prize.…

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Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye Nominated Commissioner In Ogun State

Multiple award winning media personality and co-CEO of Primetime Entertainment, Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye has been nominated as a commissioner in Ogun State by the state governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun. Adeneye was nominated alongside four other people namely Modupeola Mujota, Babajide Odubanjo, Adewale Oshinowo and Adenrele Adesina. The nominees will be screened today.     Leave…

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Lamar Odom Update: He Has Reportedly Suffered Physical And Mental Setbacks In His Recovery

Lamar Odom, the former NBA star who nearly died in a Nevada brothel and seemed to be bouncing back has undergone two emergency surgeries that have left him in a “fragile” mental state, unidentified sources told. According to TMZ, doctors have reportedly locked the doors on all visitors except Khloe while Lamar deals with the immediate physical…

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Fayose Blasts Buhari, Calls Him A Sectional Leader

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has described the appointment of yet another northerner, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a vindication of his position that “President Mohammadu Buhari is a sectional leader, who sees himself mainly as leader of the Hausa/Fulani, and not that of the entire people…

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“There Was Nowhere I Was Indicted”- Amaechi Responds To Alleged Corruption

The controversy over the l screening of erstwhile Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi as a minister, ended in an anti-climax yesterday. According to a report by Vanguard, Amaechi started his greetings by acknowledging the three Rivers State senators, all of the PDP, who have been at the forefront of opposition to his ministerial nomination. He…

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