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Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo, 7 Other African Leaders Hold Talks with President Trump

Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with eight other African Heads of State, on Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were…

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Photo News: Vice President Osinbajo Receives Report of Presidential Ad-Hoc Committee to Re-position NNFIU

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday received the report of the presidential ad-hoc committee to reposition the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). This was aimed at restoring it’s membership on the EGMONT group and prepare for the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) high level mission to Nigeria. This took place in his office at the…

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Hurricane Maria Throws Whole of Puerto Rico into Blackout

(Photo: Reuters) Hurricane Maria has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of the disaster management agency, said none of the customers of Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority had any electricity. The US National Hurricane Center said “catastrophic” flooding was sweeping parts of…

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“We Should Pray that Oil Prices Remain Low”, Dangote Speaks at a New York Conference

Africa’s richest man and Nigeria’s indisputable  business leader Aliko Dangote has told a packed room in New York that he is hoping that oil prices will remain low to wean Nigeria away from its dependence. He said agriculture should be the focus of government, as well as gas and minerals, in an effort to diversify…

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North Korea Decribes President Trump as “International Shouting Magnate”

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to totally destroy North Korea has been dismissed by a North Korean organ as an ‘impotent’ threat. In a tweet by the country’s news agency, DPRK, News Service, Trump’s threat was likened to “the twitchings of a dog licking its flea-riddled scrotum”. The tweet also described Trump as an ”international shouting…

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