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Africans play key roles in launch of new Al Jazeera app

Africans play key roles in launch of new Al Jazeera app

Al Jazeera Media Network announces the launch of AJ+, a connected, global news community. With socially shareable content, AJ+ will highlight human struggles and achievements while providing context on the world’s biggest stories. Read More »

Edo PDP Accuse Edo Govt Of Spending 428 Million On Foreign Trips

Edo PDP Accuse Edo Govt Of Spending 428 Million On Foreign Trips

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has alleged that the State Government spent 428 Million Naira for trips to Miami and Chicago in the United States of America. Read More »

South Sudan bans foreign workers

South Sudan bans foreign workers

(BBC) – South Sudan’s government has issued an order to non-governmental organisations (NG0s) and private firms to fire certain foreign workers by mid-October. Read More »

TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: Many South Africans dead

TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: Many South Africans dead

(BBC) – At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel belonging to Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua collapsed in Lagos last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has said. Read More »

2 Nigerians with $9.3m cash held in S-Africa

2 Nigerians with $9.3m cash held in S-Africa

Two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen are presently being held by South African police for attempting to illegally bring $9.3m cash into the country. South Africa’s City Press newspaper reported that the accused persons brought the money which is in bundles of unused $100 bills, packed in three suitcases in a small business jet, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a ... Read More »

Twelve Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

Twelve Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

(BBC) – Twelve Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death for mutiny and attempted murder after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri in May. Read More »

Libya migrant boat sinks: Scores feared drowned

Libya migrant boat sinks: Scores feared drowned

(BBC) – Many migrants have drowned while trying to reach Europe after their boat sank off Libya, the Libyan navy says. Read More »

Olejeme has no official Facebook account, says Ben Atu

Olejeme has no official Facebook account, says Ben Atu

Mr Ben Atu has alerted the public that the Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has no official Facebook or any other social media account.   Read More »

Cuba to send 165 health workers to help tackle Ebola in West Africa

Cuba to send 165 health workers to help tackle Ebola in West Africa

(BBC) – Cuba is sending 165 health workers to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, officials say. Read More »

ENI boss investigated for corruption in Nigerian deal

ENI boss investigated for corruption in Nigerian deal

(BBC) – The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over international corruption allegations. Read More »

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