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Ghana urges people of African heritage to ‘come home’

Sicley Williams was ready to escape what she found an unfriendly climate in the United States and take a leap of faith, leaving her native Chicago for Ghana.
Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors - NIQS

NIQS projects QSA to bolster Nigerian construction industry

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has projected that the Quantity Surveyors Academy (QSA) would bolster activities in the Nigerian construction industry, saying that it would be patronised by Africans for re-training on construction managerial resource skills.

Nnamdi Kanu: South East governors working for President Buhari

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the South East governors are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buahri against the Atiku/Obi presidential ambition based on their quest to be allowed to return for a second tenure in office.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
Burna Boy

Coachella: Nigerians not mentally advanced to fight for themselves – Burna Boy

Burna Boy, afro-fusion star, says Nigerians are not mentally advanced enough to fight for themselves.
Close to 90 percent of applicants that apply to a job position in Africa are objectively not a match to the role advertised, Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) has revealed.

ROAM: 90% of African applicants not qualified for jobs they apply for

Close to 90 percent of applicants that apply to a job position in Africa are objectively not a match to the role advertised, Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) has revealed.
Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter: US, China should partner in Africa

Former US president Jimmy Carter warned on Monday of the risks of sliding into a Cold War with China and called on the powers to find common cause on African development.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Opens Applications $100m Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an African-funded and founded philanthropy, committed to empowering African entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
Benedict Ayade

Ben Ayade: Calabar Carnival will tell Africa’s true story

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Benedict Ayade, yesterday, in an interview with newsmen at the Carnival Calabar Cultural Festival said that the 2018 Calabar Carnival will not only help in telling Africa’s true story but will also show that the continent has come of age.
Congo's Dorcas Kasinde

Miss Congo wins Miss Africa beauty pageant, gets $35,000, SUV

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Ifeanyi Okowa challenges Africans on documentation of history

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has made a case for Africans to document their history for present and future references.
Future Africa Leaders’ Awards (FALA)

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome to honor young leaders at annual Future Africa Leaders Award

Emmanuella Dione, one of the Growth Initiative Award participants has been carrying out transformational and sustainable projects in Kumba, a city in the southwestern region of Cameroon.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Olusegun Obasanjo: How Nigeria can access Africa’s $12 trillion

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

China pledges support for Nigeria’s industrialisation

The Chinese Government says it is willing to give priority attention to Nigeria’s industrialisation and agricultural modernisation.
[FILES] Campaigners in Malawi won an injunction on Wednesday to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.

Mahatma Gandhi statue removed after student protest in Ghana

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana’s most prestigious university after complaints that he was racist against black Africans.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: Africa must unite against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent

Belgium’s brutality in Africa haunts refurbished museum

Belgium's notorious Africa Museum reopens on Saturday after a five-year restoration that curators hope will bury its reputation as a colonialist holdover.

Emeka Anyaoku calls for unity, integration of African states

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called for the unity and integration of African states in order to advance development among Africans.

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Ohanaeze: Uncollected PVCs in South East ploy to disenfranchise Ndigbo

According to them: “OYC General Assembly frowns at the numerous uncollected PVCs across the Southeast and other parts of the country where Igbos reside; these uncollected PVCs are the efforts of mischief markers who are collaborating with corrupt INEC officials to deny numerous Igbo their civic right to vote the candidates of their choice in the 2019 general elections”.

Nigerian Navy: Admiralty University to kick off January 23

The Nigerian navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on January 23.
Kelvin Itoya Enugu Rangers

Kelvin Itoya: Rangers motivated to stay unbeaten

Enugu Rangers forward Kelvin Itoya has stated that the Flying Antelopes are now more conscious of their unbeaten run so far in Africa’s second tier club competition ahead of Sunday’s return leg playoff fixture against Lesotho’s Bantu FC.

Federal government accuses DisCos, TCN of using substandard power equipment

The federal government has accused electricity distribution companies (Discos) and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of using substandard equipment to execute power projects.
UEFA

30 football clubs swallow up nearly half of European revenue

Europe’s 710 top-tier football clubs pulled in a record 20.11 billion euros (£17.63 billion) in revenues between them in the 2017 financial year, according to an annual UEFA report.