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Economy

Dangote to invest $16b in Africa

Africa’s largest independent cement producer, Dangote Cement Plc, plans to invest $16 billion in new projects and existing cement plants across Africa within the next three years, its President/CEO, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said. Speaking […]

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EU appeals death penalties in Nigeria

THE European Union Delegation in Nigeria has appealed to Federal Government to reconsider cases of people on death row in the country. It urged Nigeria to commute  or, where appropriate, pardon the death sentences of […]

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Health

Investment in health, education, others can generate $500bn annually in Africa – UNFPA boss

Abuja- Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), says Africa can generate over 500 billion dollars with adequate investment in health, education and nutrition annually. He made this known while fielding questions […]

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Schools reopen in quake-devastated Nepal

Thousands of children, many still traumatised from losing homes and loved ones, returned to class Sunday as Nepal’s schools formally reopened following a devastating earthquake that claimed more than 8,600 lives. Many children attended lessons […]

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NURTW protests police killing of leader in Kwara

Confusion enveloped Ajasse, Kwara State, on Saturday as members of the National Union of Road Transport   Workers stormed  the Ilorin-Ajasse Ipo highway to protest against the  killing of NURTW Chairman for Kabba/Omu Aran/Igbaja area of the state, […]