2017 Budget – Govt Keeps Mum On Capital Releases

[This Day] There are indications that the federal government may be having difficulties funding the capital component of the N7.44 trillion 2017 Budget as none of the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) could confirm to THISDAY as at Monday, th…

[This Day] There are indications that the federal government may be having difficulties funding the capital component of the N7.44 trillion 2017 Budget as none of the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) could confirm to THISDAY as at Monday, the release of any capital vote to them, three months after the appropriation bill was assented to by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who was then acting president. The budget with a capital vote of N2.36 trillion, which was passed by the National Assembly on May 9, 2017, w

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Killers of Three Policemen Are Militants, Says Edo CP

[This Day] Benin City -The Police Commissioner in Edo State, Mr. Haliru Gwandu, has described the killers of three police officers and the abductors of the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Dr. Andy Ehanire, as militants.

[This Day] Benin City -The Police Commissioner in Edo State, Mr. Haliru Gwandu, has described the killers of three police officers and the abductors of the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Dr. Andy Ehanire, as militants.

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Hip-Hop Twins, Peter and Paul Okoye, Finally Split

[This Day] Nigerian hip-hop twins, Peter and Paul Okoye of the popular stage name P-Square, that dominated the Nigerian music industry for many years, have finally gone their separate ways.

[This Day] Nigerian hip-hop twins, Peter and Paul Okoye of the popular stage name P-Square, that dominated the Nigerian music industry for many years, have finally gone their separate ways.

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Govt Condemns Deadly Attack On Benin Zoo

[This Day] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has strongly condemned the attack on Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin-City on Sunday, during which three policemen were killed and the Head of the Zoo, Dr. Andy Ehanire, was abdu…

[This Day] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has strongly condemned the attack on Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin-City on Sunday, during which three policemen were killed and the Head of the Zoo, Dr. Andy Ehanire, was abducted by the attackers.

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Invest in Entertainment to Make Rwanda More Attractive to Visitors

[New Times] When Rogers, a Kenyan national, visited Rwanda recently, he was impressed by the neatness of Kigali city streets and suburbs, as well as the fact that residents move freely at night without fear. Mohammed, who likes night life was taken aba…

[New Times] When Rogers, a Kenyan national, visited Rwanda recently, he was impressed by the neatness of Kigali city streets and suburbs, as well as the fact that residents move freely at night without fear. Mohammed, who likes night life was taken aback by the fact that there are few night spots in Kigali unlike in other East African cities like Kampala and Nairobi, adding that "Kigali is boring".

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Zanu-PF Wars – VP Mnangagwa Threatens to Sue Rival for $3 Million

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to sue political rival Jonathan Moyo for $3 million, as infighting within the ruling party hots up.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to sue political rival Jonathan Moyo for $3 million, as infighting within the ruling party hots up.

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Elias Mungora – Kenyan Painter Featured On Hbos Insecure

[This is Africa] Elias Mungora a young Kenyan painter has been featured on a popular HBO series. Through his artwork he seeks to take his audience on a journey. “Let me walk you through the world as I see it, a brush, some paint, a pencil and lets shar…

[This is Africa] Elias Mungora a young Kenyan painter has been featured on a popular HBO series. Through his artwork he seeks to take his audience on a journey. "Let me walk you through the world as I see it, a brush, some paint, a pencil and lets share ideas," he says.

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MMM Leftover – Nigerian Woman Alleges Tradecoin Defrauded Her of $192,000.00

[Vanguard] Following the recent massive loss of cash by many Nigerians to ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Movement, MMM, a Nigerian woman named Ibok Offiong has allegedly lost over One Hundred and Ninety two thousand dollars ($192,000.00) to another virt…

[Vanguard] Following the recent massive loss of cash by many Nigerians to ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Movement, MMM, a Nigerian woman named Ibok Offiong has allegedly lost over One Hundred and Ninety two thousand dollars ($192,000.00) to another virtual trading scheme, Cryptocurrency trading called Bitcoin trade.

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Socialite Zodwa Wabantu Wins, Zimbabweans Lose

[Ilizwi263] Ordinarily, September is the month of jacaranda blooms, the arrival of summer in Zimbabwe – but this year, it was the month of Zodwa Wabantu. In his usual humorous style, Jera reflects on the month dominated by Zodwa.

[Ilizwi263] Ordinarily, September is the month of jacaranda blooms, the arrival of summer in Zimbabwe - but this year, it was the month of Zodwa Wabantu. In his usual humorous style, Jera reflects on the month dominated by Zodwa.

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