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Telecom, Media Subscriptions 👪 in Nigeria Reach 171 Million❗

The number of subscriptions from mobile, fixed broadband, fixed voice, and pay-TV had reached 171 million as of the end of 2017, a recent research by Ovum revealed.

Ovum in its Nigeria Telecoms and Media Outlook report published in partnership with stated that this made Nigeria the 10th …

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APC Lacks Solutions 👎 to Nigeria’s Problems – Lamido

A former Governor of Jigawa State and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has said that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government lacks the ideas to help Nigeria grow.

He made the declaration on Friday at the PDP state secretariat in Katsina …

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Nigeria Loses 😢 40% of Fruits, Vegetables Harvests Yearly, Says Don 😱

A Professor of Food Science and Technology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Gregory Onwuka has disclosed that over 40 per cent of fruits and vegetables harvested in Nigeria yearly get destroyed before they get to the market.
He disclosed this while delivering the university’s …

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Buhari Leaves 👋 Nigeria for Netherlands Sunday ✈

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nigeria for the Netherlands to participate in the 20th anniversary commemoration of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari is the only world …

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JUST IN: Kaduna Senators Shehu Sani, Suleiman Hunkuyi Quit APC

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has left the All Progressives Congress (APC). Suleiman Hunkuyi, his counterpart from Kaduna North Senatorial District, has left the ruling party as well. Tom Maiyashi, Chairman of the Akida faction and Ja’afaru Abas Ibrahim, legal adviser …

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Senegal jails teachers over baccalaureate exam fraud

A teacher in Senegal has been given a five-year prison sentence and another has been fined $32,000 (£24,300) for selling exam papers. French, English, history and geography baccalaureate tests had to be scrapped last year after the question sheets circulated on social media and WhatsApp. Several other teachers …

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Number of migrants 'abandoned by Algeria' in Sahara drops

The number of migrants allegedly being forced to cross the Sahara Desert on foot by Algeria has dropped significantly, a UN agency says. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has dealt with about 10,000 people abandoned near the southern border since last September. Some were left by traffickers, but …

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