newsheadline247.com/Ivorian President Outtara urges AfDB governors to "Make the right decision" for Africa to achieve its objectives
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Ivorian President Outtara urges AfDB governors to “Make the right decision” for Africa to achieve its objectives

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, October 31, 2019,/ — The President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, on Thursday called on the Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) to “make the right decision” to enable the continent to achieve its development goals. President Ouattara made the remarks at the opening of the 5th extraordinary meeting of Read more

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You are a bad loser! Keyamo taunts Atiku after Supreme Court verdict

The Minister of State of Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has slammed former VP Atiku Abubakar, for refusing to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari after the Supreme Court verdict on his (Atiku) appeal. Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, had approached the apex court to Read more

newsheadline247.com/Vietnamese government seek permission to import rice into Nigeria
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Vietnamese government seek permission to import rice into Nigeria

The Vietnamese deputy prime minister, Vuong Dinh Hue, has requested that his country be allowed to increase rice imports into Nigeria. Speaking on Tuesday during a meeting with the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, the diplomat said his country would like to increase trade cooperation with Nigeria. Soha, a Vietnamese Read more

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Africans must stop stigmatizing infertile women – Aisha Buhari

Nigeria’s first lady Aisha Buhari has urged Africans to change their perception of women’s infertility as an abnormal condition and also desist from attaching stigma to women having the condition. According to a statement by the first lady’s Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Aliyu Abdullahi, she made the call during the high-level panel discussion of Read more

Real reason FG closed Nigeria’s borders, CG Customs reveals/newsheadline247
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Border closure: Nigerians consuming expired rice, says Customs boss

Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Services, has revealed that Nigerians consuming foreign rice were eating expired product that was only polished and re-bagged The custom boss added that the closure of the nation’s border would attract long term gains, which requires Nigerians to make sacrifices. Ali made these remarks Read more

newsheadline247.com/Facebook: Africa targeted by Russian-led disinformation campaign
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Facebook: Africa targeted by Russian-led disinformation campaign

Facebook said Wednesday it had taken down accounts linked to a Russian ally of President Vladimir Putin seeking to spread disinformation on the social network in eight African countries. The influence operations hiding behind fake identities were traced back to Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted in the United States in connection with a campaign Read more

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Supreme Court verdict is supremacy of the people – Minister of Justice

Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has described the Supreme Court verdict on Atiku Abubakar’s appeal against President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory as affirmation of the supremacy of the people. Malami spoke while reacting to the verdict at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting, chaired by Vice President, Read more

Election Tribunal: Buhari ‘incompetent’ to contest election, Atiku, PDP insist/newsheadline247
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Supreme Court Judgement: Judiciary hijacked by dictatorial cabal, Atiku reacts

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has faulted the verdict of the Supreme Court on the 2019 presidential elections on Wednesday. Atiku who was the main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election, said the apex court has been hijacked by Buhari’s dictatorial tendencies, even though he accepted its verdict. A Read more

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Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal against Buhari’s re-election, says it lacks merit

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Feb.23 general election. Justice Tanko Mohammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN),  led six other justices to unanimously dismiss the appeal for lacking in merit. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the other justices on the panel were Bode Read more