Saraki Canvases Int’l Confab On North East, Boko Haram

[Leadership] Abuja -Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called on the international community to organise a global conference aimed at galvanising international resources to mitigate the devastation and the humanitarian situation in the North East as …

[Leadership] Abuja -Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called on the international community to organise a global conference aimed at galvanising international resources to mitigate the devastation and the humanitarian situation in the North East as well as the continuous threat posed by the Boko Haram terrorists.

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Osinbajo Calls for Integration of African Economies

[Leadership] Lagos -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for greater integration of African economies to enable the continent develop free trade among African Union member nations and develop itself.

[Leadership] Lagos -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for greater integration of African economies to enable the continent develop free trade among African Union member nations and develop itself.

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Edo Farmers to Cultivate 250,000 Hectares in 2 Years – Obaseki

[Leadership] Benin City -Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has disclosed that the goal of his administration in the next two years is to ensure that farmers in the State cultivate a minimum of 250,000 hectares of farmland.

[Leadership] Benin City -Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has disclosed that the goal of his administration in the next two years is to ensure that farmers in the State cultivate a minimum of 250,000 hectares of farmland.

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Dangote Employs Youths for Rice Farming

[Leadership] Lagos -Dangote Rice Limited said it has launched a novel multi-million naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming in Kogi State.

[Leadership] Lagos -Dangote Rice Limited said it has launched a novel multi-million naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming in Kogi State.

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UPND Notify Police on Kanyama Rally

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) is back to seeking permission to hold a public rally in Lusaka. In the aftermath of the August 2016 general elections the UPND has repeatedly struggled to get the all clear to … Continued

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The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) is back to seeking permission to hold a public rally in Lusaka. In the aftermath of the August 2016 general elections the UPND has repeatedly struggled to get the all clear to hold public meetings. With the end of the threatened state of emergency the opposition political party has written to the police command in Lusaka facilitate their planned meeting on October 22 to be addressed by party president Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba in Kanyama. Below is the letter: United Party for National Development (UPND) Headquarters, Office of party province, Lusaka, Zambia. The Commissioner of Police, Lusaka Province, 15th October, 2017. Dear Sir/Madam, RE: POLICE NOTIFICATION OF OUR KANYAMA PLANNED RALLY ON 22ND OCTOBER, 2017. _________________________________________ In line with the reference above, We write to notify you that as a party, we will on 22nd October, 2017 be holding a rally at Twashuka grounds in Kanyama of Lusaka Province. Our planned rally will start at 14:00 hours and we wish to inform you that if your office has no enough officers to police our event, we will go ahead as we already mobilised our own at our own expense. The rally will be addressed by our party President, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema and his Vice Dr. Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba. We are also aware that in the recent past including during the state of emergency period, your office allowed other political parties to hold such meetings, and therefore, it is our sincere hope that the same will be applied on us. By this notification to your office, we therefore confirm to the public and relevant stakeholders promoting democracy both within and outside our country that as a party (UPND), we will be holding this rally. Yours faithfully, Dr Bob Sakahilu UPND LUSAKA PROVINCE CHAIRMAN. The post UPND Notify Police on Kanyama Rally appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Obasanjo, Yar’ Adua, Jonathan Accidental Leaders – Na’abba

[Leadership] Abuja -The former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Ghali Umar Na’ Abba has said that all the leaders that had governed Nigeria since the birth of democracy in 1999 till date are more or less, accidental leaders going by they se…

[Leadership] Abuja -The former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Ghali Umar Na' Abba has said that all the leaders that had governed Nigeria since the birth of democracy in 1999 till date are more or less, accidental leaders going by they separately emerged.

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Fresh Attack Claims Six Lives, 10 Houses in Plateau Community

[Guardian] Jos -In what has become an evil recurrence on the Plateau in recent times, no fewer than six persons were again killed in the early hours of yesterday at Taagbe village, near Kent Academy in Bassa Local Council of the state by unknown gunmen.

[Guardian] Jos -In what has become an evil recurrence on the Plateau in recent times, no fewer than six persons were again killed in the early hours of yesterday at Taagbe village, near Kent Academy in Bassa Local Council of the state by unknown gunmen.

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Lusaka Woman Kills Husband in His Sleep

Another love gone wrong case has been reported in Lusaka with the wife allegedly stabbing the husband in his sleep. Popular local Radio station Hot FM co-owner Zack Chavula better known as Zackadocious from his hey days as a Disc … Continued

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Another love gone wrong case has been reported in Lusaka with the wife allegedly stabbing the husband in his sleep. Popular local Radio station Hot FM co-owner Zack Chavula better known as Zackadocious from his hey days as a Disc Jockey announced the death of his uncle George on his facebook page. Police have since confirmed the incident which happened yesterday. Below is Chavula’s posting: Woke up to sad news again. My uncle George Chavula is no more, he was stabbed by his wife after a fight. This happened around midnight, I’m told they fought and when he slept she decided to stab him in the back. I was with him in the morning at the office and we chatted at length and I promised to catch up with him later in the day. Little did I know that was the last conversation I will ever have with him. No one, absolutely no one has the right to take someone’s life, no matter the circumstances. RIP The post Lusaka Woman Kills Husband in His Sleep appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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IMF Sees Improved Forex Market in Nigeria As Reserves Hit $33 Billion

[Guardian] The nation’s foreign exchange market may have scored a positive outlook, at least in the near term, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), admitted that there is appreciable progress being recorded.

[Guardian] The nation's foreign exchange market may have scored a positive outlook, at least in the near term, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), admitted that there is appreciable progress being recorded.

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