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Algerian president wins a fourth term

Algerian president wins a fourth term

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Moroccan-born Algerian politician has been sworn in as Algerian President on Monday for a fourth term in office after polling 81.5 percent of the votes cast. The ceremony, which was aired on the state-run television, showed Bouteflika sitting in a wheelchair, his right hand placed on the Quran as he repeated with a

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Common Entrance: Students to Undergo Second Test for Federal Government Colleges

The National Examinations Council, NECO, says it will conduct another test for candidates who pass its Common Entrance Examination held nationwide on Saturday to select the best for admission into Federal Government Colleges. Nyesom Wike, the Supervising Minister of Education, made the announcement on Saturday when he monitored the ongoing Common Entrance examination in some

Federal Government Invests N100bn in North East

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, performed the ground-breaking of the N100bn expansion project for Ashaka Cement’s new 2.5million metric-tonne capacity cement production line in Gombe, North East Nigeria. The project, which will be completed within three years, will increase the company’s current production capacity of over one million metric tonnes to about four million metric tonnes

HarvestPlus To Sell Garri Online

E-commerce is spreading its tentacles across different sectors of the Nigerian economy. To aid buying and selling of agricultural products like Garri, Fufu mash and cassava stem among others, HarvestPlus Nigeria has introduced the 1st e-Market, an online marketing platform, in Nigeria. Paul Ilona, country manager, HarvestPlus Nigeria, explained that the initiative was introduced to

Abuja meeting Silent on Emergency

The security meeting earlier reported to be pholding in Aso Rock, Abuja , the seat of power in Nigeria has been concluded. One surprise that came out of the meeting is that contrary to popular expectation, it did not discuss the likely extension of state of emergency in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

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