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APC releases list of aspirants cleared for senatorial primaries

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has released names of aspirants that have been cleared to take part in the senatorial primaries across the federation.

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Benue government partners Afrigate to create jobs

In a bid to create more job opportunities for its teeming youths, the Benue State Government is partnering with Afrigate Network Limited to revamp the moribund Taraku Oil Mills.
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Yemi Osinbajo flays politicians promoting discord, disunity

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) Saturday flayed some politicians who had been fanning an ember of discord with intents to cause division in the country, noting that the country cannot grow in an atmosphere of conflict and disunity.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a rally in Bulawayo on June 23, 2018. An AFP correspondent reported multiple injuries but could not immediately give a precise toll after a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally today. Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city Bulawayo. / AFP PHOTO / ZINYANGE AUNTONY

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa pledges reforms to promote democracy

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday pledged to reform his party and promote democracy in his closing address to the ruling Zanu-PF party's annual conference.
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Funmi Falana laments rising cases of violence against women

The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Funmi Falana, at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase.
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Four killed in rescue helicopter crash in Portugal

A medical helicopter has crashed in a mountainous area near Porto, Portugal's second biggest city, with all four onboard dead, local media and the country's INEM emergency service reported.