APC Senators Made Ekweremadu My Deputy, Says Saraki

[Vanguard] Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, blamed his colleagues in All Progressives Congress, APC, for the emergence of Ike Ekweremadu as his deputy, despite being a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

[Vanguard] Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, blamed his colleagues in All Progressives Congress, APC, for the emergence of Ike Ekweremadu as his deputy, despite being a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Grass-Cutting Contract – Osinbajo Panel Grills Babachir Lawal Overnight

[Vanguard] For the second time within a week, the Presidential Investigative Panel, headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, last night grilled the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, David Babachir Lawal, over the controversia…

[Vanguard] For the second time within a week, the Presidential Investigative Panel, headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, last night grilled the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, David Babachir Lawal, over the controversial N220 million grass-cutting contract awarded last year.

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Voters Registration – Stakeholders Urge INEC to Take Exercise to Hinterlands

[Vanguard] Stakeholders in Aba have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to move the continuous voters registration exercise to the polling units to ensure effectiveness.

[Vanguard] Stakeholders in Aba have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to move the continuous voters registration exercise to the polling units to ensure effectiveness.

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DSS Accuses Anti-Graft Agency of Protecting Jonathan’s Former Aide

[Vanguard] The Department of State Services, DSS, has accused an anti-graft agency of the Federal Government of collaborating with a former senior adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan to undermine the peace of the Niger Delta.

[Vanguard] The Department of State Services, DSS, has accused an anti-graft agency of the Federal Government of collaborating with a former senior adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan to undermine the peace of the Niger Delta.

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Tourism, Construction Drive Kenya’s Economic Growth

[East African] Kenya’s economy grew by 5.8 per cent in 2016 — the highest in five years — supported by a significant increase in tourism earnings and the ever-growing construction sector.

[East African] Kenya's economy grew by 5.8 per cent in 2016 -- the highest in five years -- supported by a significant increase in tourism earnings and the ever-growing construction sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

VVF – Expert Warns Against Delay in Seeking Medical Care

[Daily Trust] An Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Dr. Hajara Umar, has cautioned expectant mothers against delay in seeking medical care to avoid Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF).

[Daily Trust] An Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Dr. Hajara Umar, has cautioned expectant mothers against delay in seeking medical care to avoid Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF).

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Govt Decries Lack of Data On Occupational Accidents

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has decried the lack of reliable data on occupational accidents and diseases sustained in the course of work in the country.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has decried the lack of reliable data on occupational accidents and diseases sustained in the course of work in the country.

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2019 – Shittu Warned Against Campaigning for Buhari

[Vanguard] Following his campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election in 2019, a socio-cultural group, Oyo Development Initiative, ODI, has warned the Minister of Communication, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu to refrain from the act.

[Vanguard] Following his campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election in 2019, a socio-cultural group, Oyo Development Initiative, ODI, has warned the Minister of Communication, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu to refrain from the act.

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Banks Hike Interest Rates to Attract Deposits – Bank of Tanzania

[Daily News] Commercial banks have increased interest rates on time deposits in a bid to fill the gap of acute shortage of liquidity affecting most financial institutions.

[Daily News] Commercial banks have increased interest rates on time deposits in a bid to fill the gap of acute shortage of liquidity affecting most financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania