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30 killed in Angola mine collapse

At least 30 people died after a mine collapsed at Chipindo municipality in Angola's south-west Huíla Province, state media confirmed.

Key things to know about Gabon

Gabon, where the army on Monday called for an uprising, is one of Africa’s top oil producers and has been ruled for more than 50 years by the Bongo family.
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Experts: Consumption of pumpkin leaves improves fertility

The consumption of fluted pumpkin leaves commonly known as “Ugwu’’ will improve human reproductive capacity and fertility potential in both men and women, medical researchers and nutritionists in Lagos said on Saturday.

US seeks to boost local production of 35 minerals

Africa’s mineral export will be hit very soon as the United States plans to boost domestic production of 35 critical minerals including uranium, cobalt and lithium, in pursuance of President Donald Trump’s America First policy.

Three Nigerians arrested for kidnapping Chinese in Angola

Angolan authorities in Huíla Province in the southwest have arrested three Nigerian nationals allegedly for kidnapping a Chinese, local media confirmed.

Cross River discovers more solid mineral deposits

The Cross River Government has discovered more solid mineral deposits across the three Senatorial Districts in the state after it partnered with some Chinese geologists on exploration.

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Elections: Minister denies working for opposition PDP

Sen. Usani Usani, Minister of Niger Delta, has dismissed claims of working for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as cheap blackmail aimed at tarnishing his reputation by desperate politicians afraid of his rising political profile.

John Campbell: Nigeria’s presidential election bad news for democracy

Former United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has described Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election as bad news for democracy, adding that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is unlikely to win his suit in court.
Nasir El-Rufai

Catholic bishops implore Governor El-Rufai to convene stakeholders’ meeting over killings

Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have appealed to the Kaduna State government to convene a stakeholders’ meeting that will help in addressing incessant killings in Kajuru Local Council and other parts of the state.
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Governor Yari rules out dialogue with bandits, insists they are deceitful

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
Point of Sale - POS

NIBSS upgrades systems for anticipated 100% rise in POS transactions

The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.