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✨David Mark Joins 👔Presidential Race

A former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has declared his intention to contest for the Presidential election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019.

He picked his Presidential nomination form on Tuesday at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

Mark was President of …

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Nigeria Rugby 7⃣s Squad Named for 🏉Africa Men’s Regional Sevens

In this Black Stallions squad, we have an extremely talented group of players with the right mix of experience and youth. I’m looking forward to seeing what the team can produce in Abidjan next weekend. The foreign based players will make a big difference.

Dajuma Mshelia has blistering pace …

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Nigeria Slaps👊 MTN South Africa🇿🇦 With $2 Billion💰 Tax Bill

MTN Group has been slapped with a $2 billion tax bill, it said on Tuesday, the latest demand by authorities in the South African company’s most lucrative but increasingly problematic market, sending its shares lower.

The announcement of the tax bill comes days after the west African country’s …

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🇳🇬Nigerian Ex-VP Attacks💥 'Uncompromising, Power-Drunk' Buhari

Nigeria's former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has said he has "fears" for the country's election next year as he attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for intransigence and wanting to cling on to power.

"The characters that are involved this time, as far as the leadership of this country is concerned, are different …

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🌍Africa 📰News 🗓 September 04

📰 XW12: 🇨🇳China Earmarks $120bn💰 for Africa - (Type XW12 for more)

📰 ZI44: NPP Communicators❌ Boycott Party Activities Over💰 Cash - (Type ZI44 for more)

📰 ZI41: Akufo-Addo🤝 Meets Alibaba Co-Founder👍 in China - (Type ZI41 for more)

📰 XW64: No Strings🙅‍♂️ Attached to Our Funds💵 in Africa – 🇨🇳Chinese President, Jinping - (Type …

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Bemba Denounces👎 DR Congo Election🗳 as 'Parody' After Ban🚷

Former DR Congo warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba Tuesday denounced a long-delayed December presidential election as a "parody" after the country's top court banned him from contesting.

Bemba was one of six presidential hopefuls who was excluded by the election commission from the December 23 vote.

He had appealed the decision but …

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🌍Africa’s Second-Largest 📊Economy 🇿🇦S-Africa Enters Recession

South Africa entered recession in the second quarter for the first time since 2009, according to data released on Tuesday by the country’s Statistician-General, Risenga Maluleke. The statistics show the economy contracted by 0.7 percent in the second quarter, led by declines in the agricultural, transport and retail …

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💫Davido Under Fire Over👊 Alleged Flouting of NYSC Bye-Laws

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Nigerian pop star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has come under fire for allegedly travelling to Boston for US Tour when he is supposed to be at the Lagos camp observing the mandatory 3 weeks orientation period of the one-year National Youth Service Corps, NYSC …

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Buhari Rejects👎 Electoral Act Bill, Gives🔊 Reasons

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President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, transmitted to him by the National Assembly.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

He said the President …

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Looters Now💰 Hide Nigeria’s Money⚰ in Burial Grounds – Umahi

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The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi on Monday revealed that many looted funds in Nigeria were stocked in foreign banks, cemeteries and underground.

He made this known while declaring open anti-corruption, ethics and integrity training for Ebonyi State local government officials, held in Abakaliki …

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Nigerian Gov💪 to ‘Empower’ Traders💸 with N10,000

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday arrived in Iwo, Osun State to launch an empowerment programme for 30,000 traders from across the state.

The programme tagged ‘Tradermoni’ is an initiative of the Federal Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry for petty traders.

Each …

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