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    In Kebbi State: Robbers steal N9m LG workers’ April salary – – Nigeria’s...

    The Chairman of the council, Alhaji Shehu Bagudu, told newsmen in Gwandu on Thursday that the incident happened on May 24. Gwandu Local Government of Kebbi says suspected robbers have stolen over N9 million meant for the payment of April salary of … Read more via – Nigeria’s...
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    Lady Weds Her Man Without Wearing Makeup (Photos) – Nairaland

    A lady had her wedding without making up. Can you allow your wife go makeup free in your wedding? Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Cow to be executed after wandering over EU border – Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog

    A pregnant runaway cow from Bulgaria which roamed into neighbouring Serbia, has been condemned to death because she crossed the EU border. Penka, a pregnant red cow who is due in around three months’ time, wandered westwards away from her herd near the village of … Read more via Nigeria...
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    Plane makes emergency landing because of passenger’s bad body odour – Laila's News

    A plane has been forced to make an emergency landing because of a passenger’s “unbearable” body odour which caused others around him to vomit and faint. The Transavia flight to the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria took off from Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands … Read more via...
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    Iran School Sex-Abuse Scandal Unleashes a #MeToo Outpouring – Bloomberg

    Iranians sexually abused as children are sharing their experiences by co-opting the #MeToo hashtag, following a scandal at a Tehran school. On Tuesday night Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, announced that he had instructed judges to hand down the strongest possible sentence if a...
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    Creating Ethical Luxury Loungewear–And Jobs–In Africa – Forbes – Entrepreneurs

    Chi Atanga wants to create jobs in Africa, build a line of ethical luxury fashion and, while he’s at it, make a decent amount of money for himself. To that end, in 2015 he founded the Walls of Benin to produce a line of high-end loungewear based … Read more via Forbes – Entrepreneurs –...
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    5G technology will revive a global smartphone market - Business Insider

    The smartphone market’s growth has been at a near standstill for two years and is expected to experience more of the same in 2018; however, it could be revived by the arrival of 5G in late 2019. As this chart from Statista shows, the largest spike the global … Read more via Business...
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    Goldman Sachs Banker Charged With Fraud in Insider Trading Case – NYT > Business Day

    Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused a Goldman Sachs investment banker in San Francisco of insider trading, alleging that Woojae Jung used confidential information to trade in a dozen … Read more via NYT > Business Day – Get more World News
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    Mnangagwa might be shocked in the upcoming election – Bulawayo24 News

    Zanu-PF Voters Association president Austin Chindeka blamed the party leadership for ignoring advice regarding candidate selection for primary elections. Chindeka warned that President Mnangagwa might be shocked in the upcoming election as he has been misled by those bent on destroying the...
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    British govt investment team explores Zimbabwe opportunities – Bulawayo24 News

    The British government through their Foreign and Commonwealth Office are coming to town on an investment trip, the Business Daily reported. Invest Africa, the leading private sector business platform supporting trade and investment across Africa, said it is delighted to be leading a delegation...
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    Kenya to probe 10 banks over public fund theft case – IOL section Feed for News

    Nairobi – Kenyan authorities will investigate 10 financial institutions suspected of handling funds that were stolen from the government’s National Youth Service (NYS), the director of criminal investigations confirmed on Thursday. The Daily Nation named nine commercial banks and a financial...
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    SABC to probe ‘sex-for-jobs’ and editorial interference allegations – IOL section Feed for News

    Johannesburg – The SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will set up two commissions of inquiry to investigate ”sex for jobs” allegations and interference with journalists’ work in newsrooms, as the scandal-ridden public broadcaster cleans up the house, acting CEO Nomsa Philiso said on Thursday...
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    Shell spends N21 billion community development in Bayelsa – Premium Times Nigeria

    Communities in Bayelsa State received a total of N21.71 billion from the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Ltd. for development projects between 2006 and 2017. Igo Weli, SPDC General Manager External Relations, said the amount was the total funds disbursed to 14 Global …...