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Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki Residents To Experience 40-Hour Blackout
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Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki Residents To Experience 40-Hour Blackout

Eko Electricity Distribution Company has announced a planned power outage programme that will affect some residents of the Lagos metropolis. The company’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, said in a statement that the planned outage was to enable the Transmission Company of Nigeria to carry…

November 22, 2017
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Mnangagwa To Be Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s President

Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president today or tomorrow, ZANU-PF legal secretary Patrick Chinamasa told Reuters, after the resignation of Robert Mugabe. Separately, ZANU-PF chief whip Lovemore Matuke told Reuters that Mnangagwa would be sworn in within 48…

November 22, 2017
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Trump Announces North Korea As Sponsor Of Terror

Donald Trump has announced the US is declaring North Korea a state sponsor of terror. The designation allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks further inflaming ongoing tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and missile programs. The president, who has traded personal…

November 21, 2017
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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip Mark 70th Anniversary With New Portraits

New portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, were released Monday to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. The British monarch and her husband were married on 20th November 1947 when they were still Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant…

November 20, 2017
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Lagos Bus Conductors To Start Wearing Uniforms January 2018 – Official

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. Israel Adeshola, the National President of the association, disclosed this in an interview with the News…

November 19, 2017
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Pope Francis Gets Brand New Lamborghini As A Gift

Pope Francis got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini on Wednesday — but he won’t be tooling around the Vatican gardens in it. Instead, the special edition Huracan will be auctioned off by Sotheby’s, with the proceeds going to charities including one aimed…

November 15, 2017
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Thousands Seek Shelter After Iran Quake

Iranians living outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after an earthquake are making desperate pleas for help.More than 430 people were killed and about 7,000 injured when the quake hit near the Iran-Iraq border on Sunday.The government is scrambling to get aid to the worst-hit…

November 14, 2017
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Yemen Faces World’s Biggest Famine

Yemen faces the world’s largest famine in decades “with millions of victims” if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned. Mark Lowcock, the UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, urged the Saudi-led coalition to lift its blockade of the conflict-torn…

November 9, 2017
Nigerian Participants Panic Again As MMM Announces A ‘Restart’
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Nigerian Participants Panic Again As MMM Announces A ‘Restart’

Popular Ponzi Scheme MMM has officially announced a “RESTART” of the system, leaving many Nigerian participants wailing with thousands and millions on Naira trapped in the scheme. In a message posted on the home page of participants Saturday morning, the scheme said that it…

November 5, 2017
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Lagos Directs LCC To Halt Toll-Gate Tariff Hike

The attention of Lagos State Government has been drawn to the announcement of a proposed tariff hike on Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC). The Lagos State government hereby informs the general public that the said tariff hike has now…

November 4, 2017