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Governor Wike berates Rivers APC leaders for not attracting projects

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has berated leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, for failing to attract tangible projects to the state since 2015.

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Afreximbank inaugurates $1 billion programme to promote Nigeria’s intra-African trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has inaugurated a one billion dollars Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (NATIPP) to promote and expand trade and investments between Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
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Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Former bank manager jailed seven years for N29 million fraud

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Acting Managing Director of Century Microfinance Bank Ltd., Robinson Olise, to a jail term of seven years for N29 million fraud.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi: My husband will restore values of Ekiti people

The wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Chief Bisi Fayemi, says her husband’s administration will restore long held values of the Ekiti people, in addition to fighting poverty and moral decadence.
Michelle Bachelet

UN condemns violence against opposition ahead of DR Congo vote

The UN rights chief on Friday denounced violence targeting the opposition by Democratic Republic Congo's security forces, just days before a vote marred by an increasingly tense campaign.