President Mnangagwa Escapes Unhurt After Blast At Rally

President Mnangagwa Escapes Unhurt After Blast At Rally

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe escaped unhurt after an explosion rocked a stadium where he was addressing a political rally on Saturday, a month before the country is due to hold its presidential elections. However, vice presidents Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi and a minister sustained minor injuries following the blast at the White City […]

World Widows Day – NGO To Give Zero Interest Loan To Widows

Founder of Helpline Foundation for the Needy, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Abuja, Nigeria, Jumai Ahmadu said on Saturday that the foundation would give interest-free revolving loans to widows in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Ahmadu told newsmen at an event to mark the World Widows Day that the loan scheme was aimed at empowering […]

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Nigeria’s Open University Matriculates Transport Workers,…Reiterates Commitment To Human Capacity Development

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) on Saturday matriculated no fewer than 100 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Abuja. The exercise was part of the 17th matriculation ceremony of NOUN which took place in 78 study centres across the county. No fewer than 16,033 new students participated nationwide. […]

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No Journalist Is In Detention In Nigeria, FG Replies CPJ.

The Nigerian Government has debunked the report by the press freedom organisation, Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ), that a certain Nigerian journalist has been in detention for the past two years. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who issued the rebuttal in Abuja said the person the CPJ was referring to was never […]

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‘It Will Be Fire-Fire Against Argentina’ – Says Musa

Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles two goals hero in Nigeria’s defeat of Iceland at Volgograd, on Friday said the game against Argentina will be a tough one for the opponents. Musa told journalists at a post-match conference in Volgograd after the Eagles won the all important match that made Nigeria to remain in contention for the […]

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Nigeria : NAFDAC Sacks Consultants Over Anomalies, Irregularities

Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has revoked the appointments of consultants over allegations of anomalies and irregularities In a statement on Friday in Abuja, Prof. Adeyeye noted that the activities of the consultants were detrimental to the Federal Government’s ease of doing business policy. “The operations of the NAFDAC Appointed Consultants in recent times […]

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Nigeria: Ensure Best Practices, Honesty In Resource Mobilization – Group Tells NGOs

By Austin Emmanuel: A training workshop on capacity building for Non Governmental and Civil Society Organisations has been held in Kaduna, Northern West Nigeria. Organized by a resource group, Diaspora Initiative, the workshop was aimed at creating an effective organisation that would strategise towards meeting challenges and resource mobilization . Speaking at the event, Founder […]

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Russia 2018: A Review Of The Performance Of African Teams So Far

There have been exceptional performances at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but the African teams have not particularly had a bright start to their campaign in the 21st edition of the Coupe de Mundial. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all five participating African teams with the exception of Senegal […]

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