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HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has said there is need for engineers specifically to deal with potholes because the current road engineers have failed to deal with deep holes that now characterise the country’s roads. Appearing before parliamentary portfolio committee on Higher Education, Moyo said the road engineers have failed to provide solutions. […] The post Jonathan Moyo wants pothole engineers appeared first on Zimbabwe N…
02.25 / 07:14
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Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Ezra Chadzamira, has taken the lead in the inconclusive elections for the Masvingo Zanu PF provincial chairmanship post against President Robert Mugabe’s uncle, Mutero Masanganise, provisional results released by the caretaker leader, Joram Gumbo, reveal. By Tatenda Chitagu Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa Chadzamira had polled 12 393 votes against Masanganise’s 4 […] The post Mnangagwa ally mauls Mugabe’s uncle in Masvingo provincial polls a…
02.25 / 06:36
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GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson on Tuesday urged Ijaw youth leaders in the Niger Delta to close ranks and promote the peace and unity of the Ijaw … The post Dickson Condemns Factions in Ijaw Struggle appeared first on Realnews M…
02.24 / 23:41
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The Peoples Democratic Party leadership crisis lingers even after the appellate court declares Ali Modu Sheriff as the national leader of party. The … The post PDP Leadership at Crossroads appeared first on Realnews M…
02.24 / 23:41
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct Anambra governorship election, INEC on November 18. … The post Anambra Guber Election holds November 18 appeared first on Realnews M…
02.24 / 23:41
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President Jacob Zuma has decided not to suspend or institute an inquiry into deputy National Prosecuting Authority head Nomgcobo Jiba and commercial crimes unit head Lawrence Mrwebi's fitness to hold…
02.24 / 23:24
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Trade union federation Cosatu disapproves of the ANC’s decision to appoint former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe as an M…
02.24 / 23:24
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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday February 23, 2017 made a great move as he was alleged to have released nine Niger Delta agitators who were arrested and detained in connection with renewed agitation in the Niger Delta. In a statement signed and made available to journalists in Delta, spokesman of the Ijaw Youth Council,…
02.24 / 18:06
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A lieutenant has been reportedly killed in a fresh attack by Boko Haram terrorists in Gajiram, a town 80 kilometers away from Maiduguri, Borno state capital. It was gathered that the lieutenant was killed alongside six other soldiers during an attack on a military formation in the area. A civilian vigilante Babakura Kolo said a…
02.24 / 18:06
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Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have confirmed findings of the General Auditing Commission or GAC that the Ministry’s project Manager Mr. Augustine Nyenplu allegedly manipulated several documentations including bank specimen card to fraudulently withdraw more than LRD20 million (L$20,000,000) from the project account in collusion with some staff of the Afriland Bank. At a Joint Public Account Committee hearing at the Legislature on Friday, 17 February in respect to a G…
02.24 / 17:22
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— In keeping with Samsung’s (www.Samsung.com) goal to enrich and transform lives through digital technology, the electronics giant today reiterated its commitment to advancing access to technology in education across Africa. Speaking at the Samsung Africa Forum 2017, Ms. Sthembile…Read more &…
02.24 / 16:32
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— The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will make an official visit to Sudan from February 26 to March 1, 2017. He will meet top Government officials, including President Omar Al-Bashir; Minister of Finance and…Read more…
02.24 / 16:32
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— The Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria HE Leopoldo Rovayo working in partnership with Young Journalist Forum discussed pertinent issues around Climate Change at the Embassy in Abuja on 24 February 2017. For the press it is important to bring to…Read more…
02.24 / 16:32
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One time President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, was on Friday, sworn in as the sixth governor of Ondo state. Akeredolu, who was elected governor of Ondo state late last year on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), took the oath of office along with his deputy, Alfred The post Akeredolu sworn in as Ondo Governor appeared first on National Accord…
A fresh application filed by retired Sambo Dasuki on Friday stalled commencement of his trial at an FCT High Court, Maitama. His counsel, Ahmed Raji, told the court that he was not ready for the commencement of trial because he has an application for consolidation, pending before the court. “It will amount to a w…
02.24 / 15:50
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Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), laid the foundation for his “resounding victory”. Delivering his inaugural address at Akure Sports Complex on Friday, Akeredolu commended Oyegun for his “strict adherence to lofty principles”, saying history would be kind to him. He also thanked all…
02.24 / 15:50
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The House of Representatives ad hoc Committee investigating the alleged stolen $17 billion oil and gas sales on Thursday ordered Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it within one week. The money was allegedly stolen through undeclared crude oil and liquefied natural gas export. The committee threatened to…
02.24 / 15:50
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Ondo State now has a new governor, as Rotimi Akeredolu, a senior advocate of Nigeria, on Friday took the oath of office as the sixth democratically-elected governor of the state. He replaced Olusegun Mimiko. Earlier, Ajayi Agboola was sworn into office as deputy governor. Leaders of the All Progressives Congress, including Bola Tinubu and…
02.24 / 15:06
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A 32-year-old man, Michael Okon, on Friday in Lagos pleaded guilty to defiling a four-year-old girl before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court. “I am guilty of the offence,” he told the Chief Magistrate, Mrs Ipaye Nwachukwu. Nwachukwu said since the accused had pleaded guilty to the charge the court had no choice than to sentence [R…
02.24 / 14:02
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Kidnappers are demanding a ransom of 60 million naira (about $200,000) for a German archaeologist and his associate abducted this week from a northern Nigerian village, a worker at the excavation site said. The worker said he heard a man make the demand in a telephone call Thursday to the site’s supervisor. The caller warned […
02.24 / 14:02
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