Indonesia quake death toll over 1,700, rescue effort to wrap up on Thursday – authorities

Indonesia quake death toll over 1,700, rescue effort to wrap up on Thursday – authorities

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Local rescue efforts to recover the bodies of victims from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Indonesian island of Sulawesi last month will cease on Thursday, the country’s National Board for Disaster Management said in a statement Sunday. The official death…

Top UN officials say more support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in conflict-ravaged north-east

Top UN officials say more support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in conflict-ravaged north-east

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The top United Nations relief and development officials on Saturday called for national and international partners to step up support for humanitarian efforts in north-eastern Nigeria and help millions of people rebuild their lives in the region that has been ravaged by Boko Haram’s…

Okorocha Wins Imo APC Senatorial Ticket

Okorocha Wins Imo APC Senatorial Ticket

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The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial Ticket for the state. Governor Okorocha got 141,117 votes to beat his opponent Senator Hope Uzodinma who pulled 1,359 votes. Okorocha commended the electoral committee for its seriousness…

14.8m APC members endorse Buhari

14.8m APC members endorse Buhari

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Chairman, Convention Election Committee, and Governor-elect Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari polled a total of 14,842,072 votes in 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in direct presidential primary to elect candidate. The primary was…

Will Nigeria’s $700 million dollar leather industry be a part of economic rebirth?

Will Nigeria’s $700 million dollar leather industry be a part of economic rebirth?

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Oil remains Nigeria’s biggest source of income, but after recovering from its first recession in 25 years, Africa’s most populous country is looking to diversify its economy. And some entrepreneurs have bet on the leather industry – thought to be worth around…

Adamawa guber: Muhammadu Bindow records landslide victory in APC primary

Adamawa guber: Muhammadu Bindow records landslide victory in APC primary

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Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa State has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election in the state with 193,656 votes to defeat two other candidates. Declaring the result on Sunday, the Chairman, APC Committee on Adamawa State governorship primary,…

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