Monday, November 12, 2018

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    Dangote will end fuel scarcity, says Lai

Dangote will end fuel scarcity, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of Information and culture, says the problem of fuel scarcity will become a thing of the past in the country once the petroleum refinery being built by Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa, comes on board.According to Dangote Group, the refinery, which is targeting 650,000 barrels per day, will become operational by 2018.Speaking when he visited [...]

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    Like Afghanistan and Iran, Gambia becomes Islamic rep

Like Afghanistan and Iran, Gambia becomes Islamic rep

Two years after he pulled his country out of The Commonwealth, President Yahya Jammeh has proclaimed Gambia as an Islamic republic.In a broadcast on on Saturday, Jammeh claimed that the decision was taken in order to shake off “colonial legacy”.Gambia is predominantly a Muslim nation as 95 per cent of its 1.8 million population practice Islam.“In line with the country’s [...]

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    Abati: Under GEJ, I was no longer a journalist

Abati: Under GEJ, I was no longer a journalist

Reuben Abati, spokesman of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday expressed surprise that people still expected him to sound like a “panelist on Patito’s gang or a columnist” when he joined government.Alongside Pat Utomi, a notable economist, Abati who also chaired the editorial board of Guardian, anchored Patito’s Gang, a television talk show that focused on societal issues.Commenting on his [...]

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    Outrage widens over military ‘siege on media’

Outrage widens over military ‘siege on media’

Newspaper owners and journalists have condemned the "siege on media" by soldiers, which entered the second day on Saturday.On Friday, consignment of Leadership and Daily Trust were seized by the soldiers who said they were acting on "orders". This continued on Saturday, with more newspapers being seized.Defence headquarters issued a statement on Friday alleging that there was an intelligence report [...]

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