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Nhlanhla Nene

South Africa’s anti-graft body to investigate finance minister Nhlanhla Nene

South Africa’s top anti-graft body says it will investigate whether the Finance Minister breached ethics guidelines over a state pension fund investment, piling pressure on Nhlanhla Nene as he faced questions about his future.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC tasks private sector on participation

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday appealed to the business community to be actively involved in electoral processes in the interest of all.

Zimbabwean doctors on strike over pay, drug shortages

Doctors in Zimbabwe on Tuesday began a nationwide strike and would not return to work until the government meets their demands for better pay and working conditions, a spokesman for doctors’ unions said on Tuesday.

Helios, others bid for Nigerian telecoms firm 9mobile

Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has submitted a bid to acquire Nigeria’s 9mobile under a sale process aimed at finding new investors for the debt-laden telecoms firm, one person fimilar with the matter told Reuters.

Governor Aregbesola bags first Nigerian cocoa award

The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was on Friday honoured with the 1st Nigeria Cocoa Awards in recognition of his contribution to the agricultural sector through his various programmes, particularly the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agriculture Programme.

General Abdulsalami urges Nigerians play active role in sustaining Peace

Former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has called on all Nigerians to assist the Federal Government to maintain peace and harmony in the country.

Ogun, Imo, Kano have highest number of Buhari’s appointees – Presidency

President Muhammad Buhari has appointed more people from Ogun, Imo and Kano States than other states, the presidency said Saturday.

President Buhari’s appointees from all zones of Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.

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Lanre Issa-Onilu

2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

APC accuses PDP of colluding with traditional institutions for support in Sokoto

The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari to launch pet project in Akwa Ibom

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.

Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.