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Sapele residents insist on Eighteen – Hour Power supply

Residents of Sapele on Monday decried the incessant power outage by the authorities of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). They also condemned the attendant crazy bills by BEDC. The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Igbuya, Chairman of Sapele Local Government Area, Hon Ejaife Odebala, elders and leaders of various political and […]

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Leading Steering Committee Announced for West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference

The committee will guide the content of over 25 business, technical and special focus sessions, featuring more than 75 prominent industry speakers and representatives from both the regional and international oil and gas community LAGOS, Nigeria, December 20, 2016/ — The steering committee driving the programme for the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference […]

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Toyin Saraki Commends Cambridge University In Waiving Application Fees For Post-Graduate StudentsFrom African Countries

HE Toyin Saraki, Founder-President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa commended the leadership at Cambridge University for waiving application fees for African students. This announcement was made at Cambridge-Africa Day on Tuesday 25 October, where Mrs. Saraki gave the afternoon keynote speech on the importance of closer collaboration between African health specialists and global universities such […]

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Campaign manager on infidelity question: Clinton ‘ready for anything’

(CNN)Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook said the Democratic candidate will be prepared if Donald Trump mentions her husband’s past affairs at the next debate.“Hillary is ready for anything. She’s experienced at these debates,” Mook told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Tuesday on “New Day” when asked about the questions Trump alluded to Monday night following the […]

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Debate may have been most-watched in U.S. history

The so-called “overnights” are subject to change later in the day on Tuesday. But the data indicates that Monday’s face-off may well have been the most-watched debate in American history. CNN and other cable news channels saw big increases over past election years. So did some of the broadcast networks. The early Nielsen data confirms […]