Monthly Archives: February 2017

South Africa: Durban hints at dropping host status for Commonwealth Games 2022

Durban may be unable to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games because of financial constraints, South Africa’s sports minister has said. “We gave it our best ...

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Amina Mohammed swears-in as UN Deputy Sec. Gen

Ms. Amina Mohammed, the immediate past Minister of Environment, has been sworn-in as the fifth Deputy Secretary-General of the UN at the UN Headquarters in ...

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Release Nnamdi Kanu now – Igbo Leaders tell Buhari

A Pan-Igbo group, Nzuko Umunna, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. ...

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Dangote Tomato signs MoU with farmers in Gombe, Sokoto

The Dangote Tomato Processing Company, Kadawa, Kano state has concluded arrangement to purchase fresh tomatoes from farmers in Gombe and Sokoto States. The company had ...

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Emirates to unveil enhanced A380 onboard lounge

Emirates, Skytrax’s World’s Best Airline 2016, will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 ...

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IABC offers membership discounts, incentives, declares March as member month

A ten percent discount on membership dues and the chance of a complimentary attendance at the 2017 World Conference in Washington DC are on offer ...

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Masterpass QR now live in 7 markets in Middle East, Africa

Mastercard has successfully been able to introduce and roll-out Masterpass QR in seven markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). This momentum is part ...

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BRANDish to discuss way forward for Nigerian banks at maiden “Meeting-of-Minds” Mar 30

In the light of the debilitating challenges that has been facing banks operating in Nigeria of recent, especially since the current economic recession, a forum ...

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The Nigeria-Prays-For-Buhari Competition

By Reuben Abati   After the publication of my column last week, titled “I want to go to London… to see Buhari”, I received a lot ...

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Ikpea commends Dalung, Ambode over plans to revive National Stadium

The National Chairman of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Rev. Samuel Ikpea, has commended the proposed take over plans of the National Stadium, Surulere, ...

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