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Dangote’s $300m cement plant commissioned in Congo

By Yinka Kolawole A new 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) Dangote Cement Plant built at a cost of $300million was commissioned in Mfila, in the Republic of the Congo yesterday. Aliko Dangote The plant was commission by   President Denis Sassou N’Guesso, with   the Federal Government of Nigeria …

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Those investing in bit coins are gamblers – NDIC Chief

By Emma UjahThose investing in virtual currency or bit coins  are gamblers, the Deputy Director of Research, Policy and International Relations (RPIR) of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Dr. Sabo Katata, has said. He spoke at the NDIC workshop for Business Editors and Finance Correspondents, in Kano, yesterday. His …

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Russian senator alleges plot by US to ‘discredit’ World Cup

A top Russian senator said on Thursday he had credible evidence of the United States plotting to “discredit” the 2018 World Cup his country is staging for the first time. Official 2018 FIFA World Cup match-ball The claim came as Russia prepares to host the June 14-July 15 global showpiece …

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‘After drinking pap with human parts, spirits’ll bring us money’

By Ola AjayiIbadan—Despite the offensive odour from the blue plastic bucket that contained human parts, many still waited to hear what the suspects will say as the Oyo State Police Command paraded three people caught in possession of two fresh human heads and legs, as well as the alleged killer …

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Aregbesola commissions N94m Christian school

By Dayo Adesulu Osun State governor, Ogbeni  Rauf Aregbesola, has suprised some of his critics by commissioning a N94,000,000 christian school at St. Augustine’s Government Elementary School, Ipetumodu, Ife North Local Government Area. The school is a quadrangular block of 12 rooms, of which10 are classrooms, one, a computer centre …

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Africans must not be ‘beggars of the world’ – Akufo-Addo

London – Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with Western countries, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana said. Akufo-AddoAkufo-Addo made this known in a speech to the Royal African Society. He said aid to his …

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12 varsities established by Jonathan have only 3,756 academic staff — Panel

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—AN audit panel set up in May by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to audit the utilization of the take-off grants to the 12 new universities established by the Jonathan-led administration, has turned in its report, revealing that the 12 universities have just 3,756 academic …

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Mourners troop Ekwueme’s residence, Enugu, for condolences

No fewer than 90 people have so far signed condolence register opened for the late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, in his Enugu residence on Tuesday. Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme Journalists report that the register was opened at about 2.30 p.m. on Monday, after the family confirmed the death …

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How Ekwueme died — Igwe Laz, brother

…Buhari, Saraki, IBB, Govs, Ohanaeze, APC, PDP, others shower tributes By Our Reperters NIGERIANS across political divides, yesterday, paid glowing tributes to the late  Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died in a London clinic, Sunday night after battling with what the family said was a chest infection. …

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