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WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner, UNILAG, Ghana university shine

University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.
Kwesi Amissah-Arthur

Ghana’s ex-vice president dies during early morning exercise

Former Vice President of Ghana Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is dead, local media reported early Friday.

Myma Belo-Osagie joins American Academy of Arts and Science

Myma Adwowa Belo-Osagie, senior partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie Law Firm, has been elected an international honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Ghana vows improved safety to stop gas fires, blasts

Ghana's government has promised the immediate closure of high-risk fuel stations after a tanker carrying natural gas caught fire and caused an explosion that killed seven.

President Buhari condoles Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo over gas explosion

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to President Nana Akufo-Addo to condole the government and people of Ghana on the gas explosions in the Legon suburb of Accra on Saturday.

Anger in Ghana after four die in fuel station fire, blasts

Ghanaians on Sunday pushed the government to improve safety at fuel stations after four people were killed when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the nation’s capital, triggering explosions.

Three dead in Ghana as gas truck fire causes explosions

At least three people were killed and dozens injured after a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in Ghana’s capital, Accra, triggering explosions at two fuel stations, emergency services said on Sunday.

Gas explosions, fire rock Ghana’s capital Accra

A tanker delivering natural gas caught fire in Ghana's capital Accra on Saturday, triggering two explosions that were heard across the city causing fires that forced local residents to flee.

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Palace, thirty other houses set ablaze in Cross River

The palace of Chief Edward Osim, the Paramount Ruler of Abi local Government Area of Cross River State and father-in-law to former President Goodluck Jonathan has been reportedly set ablaze by their Ebom neighbours in a communal conflict between the two communities.
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Police take over Anambra Assembly complex

Armed police personnel were on Thursday deployed in strategic areas leading to the Anambra State House of Assembly to prevent unpleasant situation.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why GE pulled out of railway concession, overhaul deal

The federal government Thursday gave reasons why American firm – General Electric (GE), pulled out of a planned $2.7 billion deal to concession and rehabilitate Nigeria’s narrow gauge railway, stating that GE was no longer in the business of transportation and had to hand over its interest in the deal to another firm.
Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.
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Wheel-barrow pusher jailed 15 months for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court, Mararaba, Nasarawa State , on Thursday sentenced a 20-year-old wheel-barrow pusher, Sabiu Musa, to 15 months imprisonment for stealing an Infinix Note3 phone, worth N64,000.