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By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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By David Smith in Addis Ababa Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community – and the scourge of the human rights lobby With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) said on Thursday its chairman, General Kemal Gelchu, has been relieved of his post and removed from the organization because of “poor leadership qualities and dictatorial actions.” “General Kamal Galchu…has lost the moral...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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… and that is why I know that the next chapter in the book on Eritrea is being written as I write the first chapter in my lessons of hope… actually I am not even writing it, it has already been narrated in the voice of every generation of young people who never gave up […]...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has announced the success recorded by its men in aborting the scheme by some aggrieved ex-militants to blow up the Calabar-Itu Bridge. The arrest of the mastermind of the plot, Boronyefa Olorogun, alias General Bofa, was carried out through a link from two suspects:...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, says the essence of providing model schools for pupils and students in the state was to embolden and give them a sense of belonging. Governor Orji stated this while commissioning the Ndume Otuka and Afugiri Model Primary Schools in Umuahia North Local Governm...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The governorship ambition of the immediate past Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, received a major boost yesterday as the First Lady, Patience Jonathan endorsed his ambition, saying the former Minister is ripe to lead Rivers State. Mrs. Jonathan, who paid a solidarity visit to Wike at his...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The House of Representatives on Thursday in Abuja passed for second reading a bill seeking an improved welfare package for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The bill seeks to amend the NYSC Act No 51 of 1993 by making provisions to enhance the welfare of corps members, encourage acq...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The Ondo State Chairman of the Labour Party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, has declared that there is no faction in the party ahead of its October 11 convention in Akure. Abdulsalam, while speaking with newsmen in Abuja, on Thursday frowned at the report that there was crisis in the party following the rece...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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The Board of Diamond Bank Plc, has announced the appointment of Mr. Uzoma Dozie as its new Group Managing Director/CEO following the voluntary retirement of the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Alex Otti. Mr. Dozie’s appointment is subject to the approval of Central Bank of ...
By IAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2014
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NBA President confirms release The abducted immediate past President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Okey Wali (SAN) has been released by his  kidnappers. Wali was said to have been released  at about 11pm on Thursday, October 23 by his abductors after keeping him for about 12 days. ...