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Ponzi Scheme: EFCC arrests operators of Wonder Bank over alleged N2bn Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested 19 staff of a fake investment company floating an alleged Ponzi Scheme that has defrauded members of the public to the tune of N2 billion. The company, Bluekey Investment Club, operating from Sonia Mall, 42 Woji Road, YKC Junction, Port Harcourt, Rivers Read more

Africa: TICAD7: Invest in Africa’s food markets to win the war on hunger and boost nutrition – AfDB/newsheadline247
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Africa: TICAD7: Invest in Africa’s food markets to win the war on hunger, boost nutrition – AfDB

YOKOHAMA, Japan, August 30, 2019/ — By investing in Africa’s food markets, governments can win the fight against stunting and improve nutrition across the continent. And with support from institutions like the African Development Bank, the results would be a win-win situation for all. “What a huge potential the food markets represent. “Feed Africa,” which Read more

Africa: Elumelu Challenges Japan – “Partner with us in Empowering African Entrepreneurs”/newsheadline247
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Africa: Elumelu Challenges Japan – “Partner with us in Empowering African Entrepreneurs”

TOKYO, Japan, August 30, 2019/ — Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Praises Tony Elumelu’s Private-Sector Led Approach to African Development; President of South Africa, H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa: “If you want really good returns, as Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa”; Elumelu Champions Job Creation in Africa at Breakfast Meeting with President of Rwanda and UNICEF Executive Read more

You’re reckless, rabble-rousing! – Shekarau lambasts Wike over alleged demolition of mosque/newsheadline247.com
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You’re reckless, rabble-rousing! – Shekarau lambasts Wike over alleged demolition of mosque

Senator Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, representing Kano Central Senatorial District, has chided Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, for allegedly demolishing a Mosque in the state. Shekarau, a former governor of Kano State who described the action as barbaric and totally condemnable added that Governor Wike’s aim was “to ignite a religious conflagration, the kind of Read more

Africa - TICAD7: Digital Agriculture next frontier for economic development in Africa/newsheadline247
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Africa – TICAD7: Digital Agriculture next frontier for economic development in Africa

YOKOHAMA, Japan, August 29, 2019/ — Prioritizing the digital space will help shift the development focus for Africa’s agribusiness sector and overcome its many hurdles, participants at an official side event, organized Wednesday during the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) The seminar headlined “The Digital Africa 2020 and Japanese investment Panel: Creating markets Read more

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Nigerians engaging in criminal acts abroad do not represent values of our people – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says that some few Nigerians abroad indulging in criminal activities do not represent the values of the majority of the people of the country. The Nigerian president disclosed this on Thursday in Yokohama, Japan while meeting with leaders of the Nigerian Community living in Japan on the sidelines of the Seventh Tokyo Read more

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Woman colludes with ex-in-laws to kill husband, arrested by police

The Police have arrested a lactating mother, Auta Dogo, for allegedly conspiring with two others to kill her husband, Abdullahi Shaho in Kebbi State. Mr Garba Danjuma, the Commissioner of Police in the state, made the disclosure at a news briefing in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday. Danjuma said that the suspects allegedly conspired with her Read more