Ogun 2019 – I’m More Qualified Than Adeola, Others, Says Isiaka

[This Day] Abeokuta -The 2015 Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, thursday said he is the most qualified of all the gubernatorial aspirants that have shown interest in the coming 2019 election in the…

[This Day] Abeokuta -The 2015 Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Isiaka, thursday said he is the most qualified of all the gubernatorial aspirants that have shown interest in the coming 2019 election in the state.

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Benin Monarch Visits Buhari, Demands Infrastructure Devt

[This Day] Abuja -Perhaps for the first time in the history of Benin Kingdom, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday visited the State House in Abuja, demanding the provision of infrastructure in Edo State.

[This Day] Abuja -Perhaps for the first time in the history of Benin Kingdom, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday visited the State House in Abuja, demanding the provision of infrastructure in Edo State.

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Government Warns Odinga on Parallel Swearing in

[Nairobi News] The government has warned the opposition against plans to cause civil disobedience in the country saying such actions are unlawful and shall be met with full force of the law.

[Nairobi News] The government has warned the opposition against plans to cause civil disobedience in the country saying such actions are unlawful and shall be met with full force of the law.

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Red Cross – Over 500,000 Babies Missed Jabs During Nurses Strike

[Nation] More than 500,000 new-born babies missed out on crucial vaccines during the recent nurses’ strike that lasted for five months, putting their lives at risk the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has said.

[Nation] More than 500,000 new-born babies missed out on crucial vaccines during the recent nurses' strike that lasted for five months, putting their lives at risk the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has said.

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State Warns Nasa Over Odinga Parallel ‘Swearing-In’

[Nation] The government says it is not bothered by National Super Alliance’s threats to hold a parallel swearing-in of Raila Odinga as ‘people’s president’ next Tuesday.

[Nation] The government says it is not bothered by National Super Alliance's threats to hold a parallel swearing-in of Raila Odinga as 'people's president' next Tuesday.

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German Africa Prize Winner – ‘There Are Grave Rights Violations in Uganda’

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their country.

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan lawyer Nicholas Opiyo talked to DW about the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda and the intimidation and harassment he, and other activists, face in their country.

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Senate Probes Alleged Sale of Recovered Pension Assets, EFCC Says No Such Properties

[This Day] Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari constituted a committee to audit assets recovered from alleged looters of the treasury, the Senate has also instituted a probe into the purported looting and sale of recovered pension assets a…

[This Day] Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari constituted a committee to audit assets recovered from alleged looters of the treasury, the Senate has also instituted a probe into the purported looting and sale of recovered pension assets at below market value to officials and cronies of the federal government.

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Buhari Appoints 30-Member National Minimum Wage Committee

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee to negotiate a new national minimum wage for the country.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee to negotiate a new national minimum wage for the country.

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Govt to Reintroduce Toll Gates

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said the federal government will reintroduce toll gates on federal highways for toll collection which would however be fixed at floor and ceiling prices.

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said the federal government will reintroduce toll gates on federal highways for toll collection which would however be fixed at floor and ceiling prices.

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High Taxes Stunting the Growth of African Airlines – Adesina

[This Day] The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina has said that high taxes imposed on airlines by government agencies was a major challenge dwarfing the growth and development of air transport in Africa. This according to…

[This Day] The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina has said that high taxes imposed on airlines by government agencies was a major challenge dwarfing the growth and development of air transport in Africa. This according to him, explains why the region loses about 80 percent of its market to foreign airlines.

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