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Gambia rejoins Commonwealth under new president

The Gambia was readmitted to the Commonwealth on Thursday, welcomed back following the democratic election of President Adama Barrow, who reversed the shock pullout of 2013.

The Gambia rejoins Commonwealth after 5 years

The Gambia will on Thursday at 11 a.m., rejoin the Commonwealth family, almost five years after leaving the 53-member organisation.

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Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militant leaders back amnesty boss over improved implementation of scheme

Former militant leaders from the nine states of the Niger Delta region under the First phase of the Presidential Amnesty programme have thrown their weight behind the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo as the coordinator of the programme.
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Vietnam arrests four oil execs in graft sweep

Vietnam has arrested four senior oil executives on allegations of abuse of power, in the latest arrests to target the country’s corruption-plagued energy sector.

Oghenekharo Etebo: Nigeria don’t lack goalscorers

Ahead of the Super Eagles big clash against Iceland Friday, Stock City midfielder Oghenekharo Peter Etebo has revealed in a recent interview that Nigeria don’t lack goalscorers.

DSS arrests Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

The Department of State Services has arrested the Senator representing Abia South in the Senate, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe.
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Expert: Electricity generators, major cause of hearing loss in Nigeria

An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing loss in the country.