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Obi leads Tinubu, Atiku, Kwankwaso in poll

A poll conducted by Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Polls and commissioned by the Atedo N. A. Peterside Foundation has shown that Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party would win if Nigeria’s presidential election was held today. The poll which was conducted this month points to a three-horse presidential race between …

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King Charles III leads Queen’s coffin procession

Britain’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown attends a service of Thanksgiving for the life of Queen Elizabeth II, at St Giles’ Cathedral, in Edinburgh, on September 12, 2022. – Mourners will on September 12, 2022 get the first opportunity to pay respects before the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, as …

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Kanu leads sportsmen mourning Queen Elizabeth

Former Super Eagles star, Nwankwo Kanu, has led other African players across the world to pay their last respect to Queen Elizabeth II, Saturday PUNCH reports. The United Kingdom’s longest-serving monarch – who sat on the throne for over 70 years – died peacefully at Balmoral, according to the Royal …

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Nigeria leads as Google supports 60 African startups

Google says 60 African startups have been selected for the second cohort of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund for Africa. The global firm said this on Tuesday during the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund 2022 winner announcement in Abuja. It said the winners would be supported with …

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Lewandowski leads Barca to win at Sevilla

Robert Lewandowski scored again as Barcelona defeated Sevilla 3-0 in La Liga on Saturday. Barcelona rode their luck early on at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan as Marc-Andre ter Stegen denied Ivan Rakitic and Youssef En-Nesyri before the visitors struck against the run of play. Raphinha headed in the rebound after …

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Vandalism leads to drop calls, poor services

The Nigerian Communications Commission has attributed poor telecom services to the destruction of telecommunication infrastructure and facilities in the country. The Vice Chairman, NCC, Umar Danbatta, said this at the 2022 edition of the Youth, Civil Society and Stakeholders Summit, held in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Danbatta said over …

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Party leads, Angola’s President set for second term

Results published by the country’s electoral commission gave the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola 51.07 per cent of the vote with more than 97 per cent of ballots tallied.This is significantly lower than its previous performance where it garnered 61 per cent.The main opposition group, the National Union …

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Kenya close to election results, Deputy President leads

Kenya was moving closer on Monday to learning the outcome of its closely-fought presidential election after days of anxious waiting. Deputy President William Ruto was leading with slightly more than 51 percent of the vote against 48 per cent for Raila Odinga, based on official results from more than 80 …

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Lagos leads again as monkeypox cases hit 157

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 157 cases of Monkeypox across 26 states in the country, The PUNCH reports. The NCDC revealed this in its latest Monkeypox situation report for week 30. Monkeypox is a rare viral zoonotic infectious disease transmitted from animals to humans that occur sporadically, …

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Jonathan leads observation mission to Kenya elections

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, left for Nairobi where he would be leading a team of observers to Kenya’s general elections scheduled to take place on August 9, 2022. Jonathan would serve as the Head of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, which …

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