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37 Military Hospital to hold mass burial for 48 dead bodies in Ghana

The 37 Military Hospital in Ghana is to hold a mass burial for 48 unclaimed dead bodies in its morgue, including those who lost their lives in the June 3 Accra flood and fire disaster in 2015. In a statement released by the Hospital authorities, families of the deceased were given 21 days ultimatum from January 23 to show up at the Hospital to identify and claim the bodies or risk mass burial.
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Check out this beautiful albino alligator

Pearl the albino alligator is one of nature's many wonders, her milk white skin and pink eyes make her a sight to behold. She is the resident albino alligator at Gatorland in Orlando, Florida. 'Pearl is ten years old,' said a spokesman for the park. 'She arrived at Gatorland when she was three years old. Pearl is an albino alligator, due to the complete absence of pigmentation, which gives her
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Donald Trump bans US funding of foreign NGOs that support abortion

President Donald Trump on Monday, signed an executive order banning foreign aid or federal funding for any international nongovernmental organizations that provide or "promote" abortions. The policy which is nicknamed 'Mexico City' policy, established by former Republican President, Ronald Reagan in 1984, blocks federal funding for international family planning charities that provide abortions
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Is ban on Christian groups by Katsina varsity justifiable?

Mr. John Baiyeshea (A Senior Advocate of Nigeria) It is not the right thing to do. We are in a democratic society where we ought to be free to practise our faith; there should not be any form of discrimination. From a constitutional point of view, we have freedom of religion and we have agreed, […] The post Is ban on Christian groups by Katsina varsity justifiable? appeared first on Punch Newspapers ...
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CBN Seeks Measures to Tackle Global Shocks

Obinna Chima Some members of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) have called for the introduction of new measures to address shocks in the global environment. They also expressed concern that the emergence of Mr. Donald Trump as the president of the United States may disrupt global markets and affect monetary […]
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AFC Issues $150 Million Maiden Sukuk

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), one of the leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued its maiden Sukuk, the highest-rated ever Sukuk issuance from an African institution. Following high levels of investor interest, the initial target of US$100 million was more than twice oversubscribed, resulting in the transaction being upsized to [… ...
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Nigeria’s petrol import drops by nine million litres in 2016

Nigeria’s petrol import drops by nine million litres in 2016 The volume of importation of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also called petrol, dropped from 14 billion litres in 2015, to 4.89 billion litres in 2016, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
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Labour moves against Enugu DISCO, pickets offices

Labour moves against Enugu DISCO, pickets offices Led by the president, United Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero, the workers said the decision to occupy the company headquarters and other outlets in the zone followed the alleged refusal of...
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Agriculture stakeholders allege re-emergence of fertilizer cabal

Agriculture stakeholders allege re-emergence of fertilizer cabal Okonti alleged that a governor (names withheld) was a major player in plot to defraud the federal government, called on the Senate committee on Agriculture and Rural Development to...
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Equities Trading Resumes Positively as Large Cap Stocks Lift Market

The Nigerian equities market monday resumed the week on a positive note as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (NSE ASI appreciated by 0.03 per cent to close at 26,231.37. The market had shed 0.39 per cent last week as highly capitalised stocks fell under the high sell pressure. However, as trading resumed yesterday, […]
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Ecobank Masterpass QR Records High Patronage

The Deputy Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Tony Okpanachi has expressed delight over the level of acceptability and wide patronage of Ecobank MasterPass QR, an innovative global digital payment solution recently introduced into the nation’s financial landscape by the bank. According to Okpanachi, latest checks have revealed that lots of wholesalers and retailers in the country […]
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Photos: Nigeria Customs intercepts smuggled vehicle concealed in truck loaded with firewood

Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamfara Command has uncovered new smuggling methods.  The vigilant officers and men of the Command arrested a suspected smuggled vehicle concealed in a truck loaded with firewood. Addressing reporters at the Command headquarters, the CAC Compt. Sani Madugu told newsmen that the truck was arrested along Tangaza – Ruwawuri road coming into Nigeria. He
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Slain player: Family to launch legal action against NFF

Idris Adesina The family of  slain   former Flying Eagles defender, Douglas Uzama, is considering taking legal action against the Nigeria Football Federation in a bid  to recover the reported N3m the national body owed the deceased, our correspondent has learnt. The 18-year-old Gombe United defender was killed by unknown gunmen on December 29, 2016 in […] The post Slain player: Family to launch ...
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