Kano Govt Blames INEC, Says Footage of Underage Voting Recorded During 2015 Polls

[Premium Times] The Kano state government on Monday said the footage showing underage persons voting reportedly during the Kano local government polls, was recorded during the March 30, 2015 general elections conducted by the Independent National Elect…

[Premium Times] The Kano state government on Monday said the footage showing underage persons voting reportedly during the Kano local government polls, was recorded during the March 30, 2015 general elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

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Movie Review – Black Panther Features Two Ugandan Actors

[Observer] Following the events of Captain America: Civil War that led to his father’s death, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns to Wakanda to take his rightful place as king.

[Observer] Following the events of Captain America: Civil War that led to his father's death, T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns to Wakanda to take his rightful place as king.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Solar Companies to Get Cheap Credit From Government

[EA Business] Kampala -Government through the Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company (UECCC) has launched a $8.5million working capital facility to support solar companies in Uganda.

[EA Business] Kampala -Government through the Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company (UECCC) has launched a $8.5million working capital facility to support solar companies in Uganda.

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Senate Committee Slams Unions But Urges Security for Teachers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Senate Committee on Education on Monday castigated the two teachers’ unions over their call for non-local teachers to withdraw services from Northern Eastern after three teachers were killed in Wajir.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Senate Committee on Education on Monday castigated the two teachers' unions over their call for non-local teachers to withdraw services from Northern Eastern after three teachers were killed in Wajir.

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Nigerian Bishop Whom Pope Francis Fiercely Defended Resigns – Vatican

[Guardian] A Nigerian bishop whom Pope Francis had fiercely defended has resigned after a five-year, sometimes violent, standoff with rebel priests and faithful who rejected him as an ethnic outsider, the Vatican said on Monday.

[Guardian] A Nigerian bishop whom Pope Francis had fiercely defended has resigned after a five-year, sometimes violent, standoff with rebel priests and faithful who rejected him as an ethnic outsider, the Vatican said on Monday.

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Lagos Introduces New Measure to End Revenue Leakages

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has said that it will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, noting that the new tax payment system would end revenue leakages in the state.

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has said that it will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, noting that the new tax payment system would end revenue leakages in the state.

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Borno Govt, EU Open Care Facility for Rape Victims

[Premium Times] Borno State’s first dady, Nana Shettima, on Monday commissioned a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) set up by the state government in collaboration with the European Union to provide care for rape victims in the state.

[Premium Times] Borno State's first dady, Nana Shettima, on Monday commissioned a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) set up by the state government in collaboration with the European Union to provide care for rape victims in the state.

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Kenyan Photographer Does Concept Art for Marvel’s Black Panther

[This is Africa] To coincide with the launch of the wildly anticipated and already acclaimed film Black Panther, Marvel commissioned Kenyan Afro-futurist artist Osborne Macharia to create an exclusive art project. Macharia has titled the project “Ilgel…

[This is Africa] To coincide with the launch of the wildly anticipated and already acclaimed film Black Panther, Marvel commissioned Kenyan Afro-futurist artist Osborne Macharia to create an exclusive art project. Macharia has titled the project “Ilgelunot”, which, in Maasai, means “The Chosen Ones”.

Nigerian Child Comedienne Emmanuella Lands Disney Acting Role

[This is Africa] Seven year-old Emmanuella Samuel, popular for the comedy skit “This is Not My Real Face Oh” has landed a Disney acting role. The young comedienne has gained a large following throughout the world. We wish her all the best in her career.

[This is Africa] Seven year-old Emmanuella Samuel, popular for the comedy skit "This is Not My Real Face Oh" has landed a Disney acting role. The young comedienne has gained a large following throughout the world. We wish her all the best in her career.

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Adeosun Asks Global Community to Check Multinationals in Nigeria

[Vanguard] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has called on the global community to designate tax malpractices by Multinational Corporations in Nigeria and other developing countries as ‘foreign corrupt practices’.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has called on the global community to designate tax malpractices by Multinational Corporations in Nigeria and other developing countries as 'foreign corrupt practices'.

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