Ondo Will Witness Greater Development Under Akeredolu – Minister Fayemi

[Vanguard] Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, Sunday, said the people of Ondo state have made the right choice by electing Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the next governor of the state.

[Vanguard] Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, Sunday, said the people of Ondo state have made the right choice by electing Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the next governor of the state.

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Thousands Attend Tsvangirai’s ‘Shutdown Rally’

[Zimbabwe Standard] THOUSANDS of Zimbabweans braved the heavy downpour which hit Harare yesterday to attend the MDC-T “shutdown” rally, which was addressed by party leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

[Zimbabwe Standard] THOUSANDS of Zimbabweans braved the heavy downpour which hit Harare yesterday to attend the MDC-T "shutdown" rally, which was addressed by party leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

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300 Companies Closed in 2016 First Half

[New Zimbabwe] MORE than 300 companies closed shop in the first half of 2016, with more expected to shut down by the end of the year, raising informalisation of the economy to 94%, a renowned economist has said.

[New Zimbabwe] MORE than 300 companies closed shop in the first half of 2016, with more expected to shut down by the end of the year, raising informalisation of the economy to 94%, a renowned economist has said.

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Opposition’s Tsvangirai Rejects Second Govt of National Unity

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has rejected out of hand any possibility of another government of national unity (GNU) and called for free and fair elections in the upcoming 2018 ballot.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has rejected out of hand any possibility of another government of national unity (GNU) and called for free and fair elections in the upcoming 2018 ballot.

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Did Kwara Lawmakers Reject Governor Ahmed’s Bill?

[This Day] ?The Kwara State House of Assembly at the weekend said that the recent rejection of the executive bill presented to the assembly by the state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, for consideration was not meant to create any disaffection betwe…

[This Day] ?The Kwara State House of Assembly at the weekend said that the recent rejection of the executive bill presented to the assembly by the state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, for consideration was not meant to create any disaffection between the two arms of government.

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‘Be Father-Figure to All’, Tambuwal Tells Akeredolu

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has called on Ondo state Governor-elect ,Rotimi Akeredolu to be a father-figure to all irrespective of political differences.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has called on Ondo state Governor-elect ,Rotimi Akeredolu to be a father-figure to all irrespective of political differences.

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Just Not Married Leads Bon With Seven Nominations

[This Day] Organisers of the Best of Nollywod Awards have released the list of nominees for the 2016 edition. The nominees’ list which was unveiled in Lagos to an exclusive audience comprising entertainment editors and select stakeholders in the movie …

[This Day] Organisers of the Best of Nollywod Awards have released the list of nominees for the 2016 edition. The nominees' list which was unveiled in Lagos to an exclusive audience comprising entertainment editors and select stakeholders in the movie industry has the comedy 'Not Just Married' getting the highest number of seven nominations.

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20 Militants Killed in Unsuccessful Highway Ambush

[This Day] Twenty members of the insurgency group, Boko Haram, were killed in an unsuccessful highway ambush, the Caretaker Chairman of Gwoza local government area of Borno State, Hon. Saeed Salisu Sambo, has revealed.

[This Day] Twenty members of the insurgency group, Boko Haram, were killed in an unsuccessful highway ambush, the Caretaker Chairman of Gwoza local government area of Borno State, Hon. Saeed Salisu Sambo, has revealed.

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Tennis – Emmanuel, Agugbom Retain Dala Hard Court Titles

[Premium Times] Defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Christy Agugbom, at the weekend successfully defended their men’s and women’s singles titles at the 30th Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano.

[Premium Times] Defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Christy Agugbom, at the weekend successfully defended their men's and women's singles titles at the 30th Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano.

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Wawa Demands Passage of Gender Equality Bill

[This Day] As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate the 2016 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the West African Women Association (WAWA) has called on the National Assembly to support the crusade at eradicating all forms …

[This Day] As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate the 2016 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the West African Women Association (WAWA) has called on the National Assembly to support the crusade at eradicating all forms of violence against women by passing the Gender Equality Bill.

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