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🇿🇲Zambia's President👔 Collision Course with Mining Giant

If mounting foreign debt, an anaemic currency and stagnating growth aren't enough, President Edgar Lungu's move to break up Zambia's largest copper mining firm threatens an investor exodus and thousands of job losses.

Higher taxes on the mining sector were supposed to help Zambia with its debt problem, but Lungu …

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People Disappointed in NPP Gov't -Mahama🗣 Says

Former President Joh Mahama says a large number of people are disappointed in the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).

It follows what the ex-president says is the government's inability to fulfill its electoral promises.

He accused the NPP of making false promises just to win political power.

“It was in …

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INEC Denies👎 Rumoured Resignation of ICT Director

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied speculations that its Director in charge of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mr Chidi Nwafor has resigned.

INEC on its Twitter handle, asked Nigerians to disregard the rumour, adding that Mr Nwafor only just returned from South Africa where he went to …

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We’re Still After National Assembly Mace Snatchers —🚨 Police

Fifteen months after two suspected thugs allegedly led by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege invaded the Senate chamber and snatched the mace, the police have yet to conclude their investigation into the incident.

Findings by SUNDAY PUNCH in Abuja indicated that the police had been treating the incident as a cold case …

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You are Inviting Trouble, Oshiomhole⚠ Warns Bauchi Gov

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has warned the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, to avoid trouble by respecting the sanctity of the state House of Assembly.

"So if we have not misused federal might or federal instrument or institution to prevent Governor Bala Mohammed from …

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Nigeria Stage Sit-in at WWC🏆 over Unpaid Bonuses👎

Nigeria players are staging a sit-in protest, refusing to leave their hotel in France until all of their outstanding bonuses are paid, following the team's elimination from the Women's World Cup on Saturday.

Players told ESPN they are owed bonuses from two games, against Gambia and Senegal, from as far …

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3 Die⚰ as Oil Pipeline Explodes💥 in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons in the raging fire caused by a pipeline explosion in the state.

Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni said three persons have so far been confirmed dead.

Thousands of residents of Konkon area of Oyigbo local area …

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NYSC: CBN to Offer Loans💸 to Corps Members – Presidency

The Presidency has announced plans by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to offer loans to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members.

Bashir Ahmad, media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed this on his official Twitter page.

Ahmaad said Governor of CBN, Godwin Emefiele is presently making arrangement to start …

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Nigerian Govt Begins🔍 Probe as Air Peace Flight🛬 Skids off Runway

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has despatched a team to investigate the incident of an Air Peace flight, which skidded off the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport in Omagwa, Rivers, on Saturday afternoon.

Mr. Tunji Oketunbi, General Manager, Public Affairs of AIB, in a statement in Lagos said a …

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⚖Kaduna: Tribunal Admits 59 Witnesses👀 to Testify Against El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday, adjourned hearing in the main petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Wednesday, June 26.

The Tribunal adjourned after admitting 59 witnesses of the PDP and Alhaji Isah Ashairu, its candidate in the March 9 Governorship election.

The long adjournment …

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🔊Bauchi Assembly: Court Rules in Election🗳 of Speaker, Deputy

A Bauchi State High Court has restrained the factional Speaker, of the State Assembly, Kawuwa Shehu Damina and his Deputy, Tukur Ibrahim against parading themselves as Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively.

Delivering judgement, Justice A.M. Karin Madaki on Friday granted an order of interim conjunction following an application filed …

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