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Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

When The Truth Does Not Save But Destroys….Amaechi’s burden of Truth

By Bright West In the streets of Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State of Nigeria, one would find billboards with the picture of the state governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and a bold inscription which says, The Truth Shall Prevail”. [...]
CBN Building

Disbursement Of N220bn Funds To Entrepreneurs Begins Next Month

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with about 11 state governments to enable the states access the N2 billion available to them under the N220billion Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) Development [...]
General Muhammadu Buhari

NLC asks FG to investigate attempt on Buhari’s life

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to make haste in instituting a high powered investigation into the assassination attempt on Muhammadu Buhari, former head of state and Dahiru Bauchi, a prominent Islamic [...]
Buildings in Johannesburg

South Africa to block land sales to foreigners

(BBC) – The South African government has announced plans to fast-track a bill barring foreigners from buying land. (41)
Didier Drogba

Drogba belongs at Blues – Jose Mourinho

(BBC) – Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Didier Drogba “belongs” at the club as he considers re-signing the striker. (46)
The McDonnell Douglas MD-83

No survivors in Air Algerie crash

(BBC) – There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande. (24)
Boko Haram

Nigeria and three of its neighbours pledge to speed up creation of a 2,800-strong regional force to tackle Boko Haram

(BBC) – Nigeria and three other states have pledged to speed up the creation of a 2,800-strong regional force to tackle militant Islamist group Boko Haram. (122)

Gunmen kidnap Ebonyi Majority Leader

The  Majority Leader of Ebonyi state House of Assembly, Hon. Sam Nwali, representing Ikwo North constituency has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen at the early hours of Thursday. (65)
Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso, with 116 people on board

Algeria airliner missing on Sahara route from Burkina Faso

Algeria’s national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers across the Sahara. (88)
Rhino

South African Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia. (87)