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UK to stabilise Zimbabwe’s currency, clear World Bank loan – Johnson

Britain could take steps to stabilise Zimbabwe’s currency system and extend a bridging loan to help it clear World Bank and African Development Bank arrears. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday on the sidelines of an African Union-EU summit in Abidjan that such support, however, depends on “democratic progress”, “Those are indeed the things […]

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North Korea to make important announcement today

North Korea said it would make an “important announcement” on Wednesday, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported, after Pyongyang staged its first missile launch in more than two months. Pyongyang’s state-run radio station said the announcement would be made at 0330 GMT without providing details, Yonhap said. The nuclear-armed North test-fired Wednesday morning a missile […]

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Kaduna sacks 4,042 LG workers

The Kaduna state government yesterday explained reason for the ongoing local government restructuring, saying the disengagement of 4,042 council workers is to take away redundancy, enhance effective delivery and as well strengthen the LG system to carry out developmental projects. The commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jafaru Sani told newsmen in Kaduna yesterday […]

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Monkey Pox Vaccination Rumour: UNICEF, NOA engage Abia communities on need for immunization, vaccination

THE National Orientation Agency, NOA, in collaboration with United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has begun town hall meetings aimed at reversing the anti-vaccination rumours which rocked the South-East geopolitical zone and other parts of the country recently. Addressing participants made up of rural women, community leaders, health officers, among others, at Ochendo Multipurpose […]

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Osinbajo commissions cashew plant in Kwara

THE Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated a 5,000 tonnes per year cashew processing factory, FoodPro Nigeria Limited, in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Professor Osinbajo was accompanied by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and Executive Director of Bank of Industry, Mr. Waheed Olagunju. The Vice President, who […]

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Ekweremadu bags World’s Outstanding citizen award

DEPUTY Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has emerged Rotary Club’s Outstanding Citizen of the World 2017. Rotary International, Enugu City Centre Rotary District 9142, made the disclosure at a briefing in Enugu, yesterday. The District President, Prince Okezie Nwanjoku, said the award will be conferred on Ekweremadu on December 2. Nwanjoku said 150 people were shortlisted […]