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Report: Killing of Pakistani journalist in Kenya planned
The killing of a Pakistani investigative journalist in Kenya was a “planned assassination”, a team of Pakistani investigators has said in a report released on Wednesday. Arshad Sharif, who was critical of Pakistan’s powerful army, was killed when police shot at his car on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, in late October. Nairobi police later expressed … The post Report: Killing of Pakistani journalist in Kenya planned appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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‘More than130 civilians executed by Congo rebels’
A United Nations (UN) investigation has found that at least 131 civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo died in a November attack by the M23 rebel group. The UN report said the massacre took place in two villages – Kishishe and Bambo – in the Rutsuhuru district of the eastern North Kivu province. Investigators … The post ‘More than130 civilians executed by Congo rebels’ appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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 Finance Minister survives censure… as Majority walks out to shoot down motion
The censure motion moved by the Minority caucus in Parliament seeking to have the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, removed from office has failed.It followed the decision by the Majority Caucus to stage a walkout after the debate on the motion was concluded.By that decision, the Minority did not get the required numbers, two-thirds … The post  Finance Minister survives censure… as Majority walks out to shoot down motion appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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TSA Bottleneck Suffocates Ibadan College Of Medicine, Inhibits Access To Research Funds – Otolorin, ICOMAA President
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Avoid partisanship in matters of national interest
On October 25, this year, some 80 members of the Majority caucus in Parliament called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to remove the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, from office without any “further delay”, to restore hope in the financial sector and reverse the downward trend of the economy. Then on November 10, … The post Avoid partisanship in matters of national interest appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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Makinde Approves Reconstruction Of Ijio- Idiko-Ile Road In Oke-Ogun
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Lagos Judiciary Begins E-filing Processes
In his quest to speed up justice delivery in the state, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba has directed that lawyers and litigants can swear an oath through electronic means when filing their suits by electronic filing processes. This directive is contained in a notice signed by the chief registrar of the […]
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NAFDAC Drags Importers To Court Over Importation Of Fake Drugs  
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Wednesday, arraigned some importers before the Federal High Court, Lagos over alleged importation of fake drugs. The importers are Bernard Chinweuba, 47; his company, Vanchris Pharmaceutical Nigeria Limited; Duru Chinwike, 30 and Valentine Ndukwe (who is at large), are standing trial before Justice […]
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Lagos Urges Construction Firms To Embrace Insurance Policies
The Lagos State Government has urged construction companies in the state to get appropriate insurance policies that cover their workers and operations. The Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr Lanre Mojola made the appeal at a one-day training on Safety, Health and Hygiene for Artisans in Lagos State, with the theme; ‘Safety Compliance at […]
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2023: I’ll respond fire-for-fire, can’t be silent – Fani-Kayode warns Atiku, Peter Obi followers
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has cautioned followers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, against verbally attacking the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. Fani-Kayode vowed to respond to the verbal slur directed at Tinubu by Obi and Atiku’s followers “fire-for-fire,” stressing […] 2023: I’ll respond fire-for-fire, can’t be silent – Fani-Kayode warns Atiku, Peter Obi followers
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NDIC recovers depositors N8.3bn from banks in 11 months
The Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Mr. Bello Hassan has disclosed that it recovered depositors’ N8.3billion naira from different banks. Also, the Corporation resolved 248 complaints between January to November, 2022. He made the disclosure during the Corporation’s special day at the 43rd Kano International Trade Fair held […] NDIC recovers depositors N8.3bn from banks in 11 months
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CBN’s New Withdrawal Policy Will Lead To Hardship For Nigerians –Bode George
The former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has said the new withdrawal policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will bring more hardship to Nigerians. Chief George said this at a reception organised for him in Lagos by members of his party, to felicitate with him on […]
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N-Power fraud: D’Banj’s lawyer demands release, NASS probe
Pelumi Olajengbesi, lawyer to Oladapo Oyebanji, popularly identified as D’Banj, has maintained that the singer is innocent of all the allegations levelled against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The lawyer demanded that D’Banj be released, while asking the National Assembly to wade into the matter by probing the […] N-Power fraud: D’Banj’s lawyer demands release, NASS probe
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World Cup: I didn’t see that coming – Morocco, Chelsea star surprise Roy Keane
Manchester United legend, Roy Keane has noted that Chelsea winger, Hakim Ziyech has been ‘a different player’ for Morocco at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar. The Morocco International has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since his £33.3 million move from Ajax in 2020. He was linked with a move away from […] World Cup: I didn’t see that coming – Morocco, Chelsea star surprise Roy Keane
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 New Techniques To Invest In Agro Input Business Venture For Export
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 How To Build Startups
LAGOS – In this piece, Uche Aniche, Convener of #StartupSouth, takes a look at how to build startups. Startups are fast growth innovation centered businesses leveraging technology to scale and this means that at birth, a startup founding team is essentially trying to provide to a defined market (users) an efficient (either measured by time, […]
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Bleaching Creams: NAFDAC Warns On Consequences, Seeks Media Support  
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerians against bleaching creams, saying accumulation of toxic chemicals affect the organs. Acting director-general of NAFDAC, Monica Eimunjeze, gave the advice during a one-day media sensitisation workshop on “Dangers of Bleaching Creams and Regulatory Controls,” organised by NAFDAC for the Association of Nigerian […]
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2023: CSO Trains Youths On Peace
A civil society organisation known as Building Blocks for Peace Foundation has trained 30 youth civil society leaders on Mediation, Conflict Prevention and Electoral Violence Management as part of preparations for the upcoming 2023 General Elections in Nigeria. The training which took place in Abuja had youth leaders from across Nigeria in attendance. According to […]
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Healthcare In Nigeria Financed Predominantly By Households – WHO  
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that healthcare in Nigeria is financed predominantly by households, who pay for healthcare out of their pockets. WHO country representative, Walter Mulombo, disclosed this yesterday at the 6th Annual Conference of the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ) in Akwanga, Nasarawa State. Represented by WHO Field Presence Cluster […]
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FCTA Loses N500m Revenue To Illegal Masts
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) through the department of Outdoor Advertisement and Signage (DOAS) has said that the administration lost about N500m in revenue to masts erected without approval in the territory. The director of DOAS, Dr. Babagana Adam who stated this during an interaction with some journalists in Abuja yesterday, said available records […]
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ECWA Laments Kidnap, Killing Of 807 Members In 6 Years
  Chairman, ECWA Kasuwan Magani District Church Council (DCC) Rev. Timothy Maigida has lamented the kidnap and killing of 807 of his members through banditry and communal crisis in the last six years in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State. This is even as he disclosed that over 70 of its members are still […]
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Abuja To Host First International Family Pageant  
A World United Nations Beauty Queen, Hadassah Ibinyingi Allaputa has said that arrangement has been concluded to host the first Family Beauty Pageant in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which would create employment for residents of the territory if selected. Allaputams who made this known during a press briefing on the launching of the International […]
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MTN Named Most Compliant Listed Company On The NGX
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460 golfers battle for Lalong’s N15m, car prizes
About 460 professional and amateur golfers are in Jos, Plateau State, to compete in the ongoing Governor Simon Lalong’s golf tournament. Speaking at the Lamingo Golf Club, Jos, yesterday, Captain of the Club, Rev. Father Blaise Agwom, said Lalong has been sponsoring and organising the tournament since he assumed office in 2015, adding: “This is […] The post 460 golfers battle for Lalong’s N15m, car prizes appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Delta 2022: After four attempts, Edafiadhe wins long jump gold medal
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Kenya consider move to criminalise doping
Kenya’s sports minister intends to criminalise doping in athletics in an attempt to bring an end to a string of cases in the sport. The east African country avoided a sanction by governing body World Athletics – despite having 55 athletes serving suspensions – last week after committing to spend $25m over the next five … The post Kenya consider move to criminalise doping appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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Rivers Govt reacts to attack on Maeba’s home, hints on perpetrators
The Rivers State Government has called on the relevant security agencies to help unravel what really transpired in the reported attack on Senator Lee Maeba, alleging that some politicians are staging high-level melodrama to cover up tracks. This was disclosed on Thursday in a statement signed by Chris Finebone, the Commissioner for Information and Communications. […] Rivers Govt reacts to attack on Maeba’s home, hints on perpetrators
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The Investors For Your Startups (2) 
 TONY ADEMILUYI  Most investors are looking for a business opportunity with growth potential. It helps to have proof of growth and expansion potential and opportunities. Just as important for the investors, is not just a passionate and dedicated founding team but a team that is knowledgeable, capable, collaborative, and driven. It’s about ensuring the startup’s […]
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Man Rapes Minor Over Packet of Chips
A 25-year old man from Nkulumane 5 suburb in Bulawayo who gave his 15-year-old girlfriend money to buy fresh chips … Continue reading "Man Rapes Minor Over Packet of Chips"
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Sterling to return to Qatar for England v France
England winger Raheem Sterling is to return to Qatar before tomorrow’s World Cup quarter-final against France. The Chelsea player, 28, flew back to England on Sunday following a break-in at his family home in Surrey. Sterling’s spokesperson said he left the England camp to “prioritisethe wellbeing” of his three young children. He missed England’s 3-0 … The post Sterling to return to Qatar for England v France appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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Nigeria needs political commitment to improve healthcare – WHO
The World Health Organisation has tasked Nigeria to find its pathway to Universal Health Coverage, UHC, taking into cognizance of the social, political and economic circumstances of its people. Noting that healthcare is mostly financed out of pocket by households in Nigeria, the global health body advised that a political commitment is needed to build […] Nigeria needs political commitment to improve healthcare – WHO
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NNPC to fund road projects with N1tn – Kyari
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Netherlands quarterfinal with Argentina… It’s not a battle between Messi andme – Virgil van Dijk
Virgil van Dijk was adamant that the Netherlands‘ World Cup quarterfinal against Argentina on today is not a battle of him against Lionel Messi, but added his team would be cautious in their approach against the Argentina superstar. The Dutch skipper stayed on message while fielding a flurry of questions about how the Netherlands will … The post Netherlands quarterfinal with Argentina… It’s not a battle between Messi andme – Virgil van Dijk appeared first on Ghanaian Times.
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ISLAM: Security And Stability
His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Nigeria, invited me to a dinner on Sunday, March 14th. I arrived in time to see the arrival of a tranquil, aged man who walked in and took a seat close to me. We were exchanging pleasantries and small talk in Arabic, […]
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World Cup: Upamecano names most dangerous England star ahead of quarter-final clash
France star, Dayot Upamecano has named Bukayo Saka as England’s most dangerous player. France and England will come against each other in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup. Upamecano does not see England’s teenage sensation, Jude Bellingham as a threat to Les Bleus despite the midfielder’s hugely impressive form. England boss, Gareth Southgate can […] World Cup: Upamecano names most dangerous England star ahead of quarter-final clash
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Echocho, Acharu Oil Mill And Other Stories
People never questioned Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho‘s capacity, ability, or strong optimism that he would bring smiles to the faces of the industrious and peaceful people of Kogi East when he was elected to represent them in the Upper Legislative Chamber three years ago. His humanitarian and philanthropic efforts were well documented and praised by […]
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