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In a week where the North East got yet another military commander, we got a better look at overburdened infrastructure.

Elsewhere, as MTN gears up to enter the banks’ turf, concern over Nigeria's food import practices conjures a picture of a recently painted but creaking house.
The @MTNGroup's announcement is a positive for #Nigeria's economy as it substantiates previous comments by MTN that it has no plans to exit Nigeria despite its spat with @cenbank over alleged illegal fund repatriation.
The announcement ties into @MTNGroup’s strategy to become the biggest provider of mobile financial services in #Africa.

The telecoms-led drive to provide mobile money services will introduce a new interesting chapter in #Nigeria’s financial services sector.
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D'accord, vous l'avez bien cherché : je vais vous faire une histoire toute illustrée et chatoyante du #wax, ce tissu que (selon ce que #RokhayaDiallo a dit au #Feministival) les « blanches » n'auraient pas le droit de porter sans culpabiliser

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3, 2, 1 : petit voyage dans le temps et nous voilà en 1637, quand la Compagnie néerlandaise des Indes occidentales s'empara du port d'Elmina sur la Côte d'Or (aujourd'hui #Ghana), détenu depuis 1471 par les Portugais.
À Elmina il n'y avait pas de wax, mais de l'or, de la maniguette et des esclaves, beaucoup d'esclaves.
Les puissants Ashantis, qui gardaient le contrôle sur l’intérieur des terres, vendent aux hollandais leurs prisonniers, surtout d'ethnie Fanti.
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Aso Rock picked on the bankers of the opposition in a busy week that also saw it acting coy on personal civil liberties and rolling the carpet for two of the EU’s most powerful leaders. All these occurred while cocoa simply could not find its way to the country’s main ports.
@officialEFCC’s interest in @ZenithBank’s transactions involving @riversstategov signals a willingness on the part of @MBuhari's administration to focus on the latter given its pre-eminence in the political architecture of the opposition @OfficialPDPNig.
@riversstategov has emerged as the hub and financial nerve centre of @OfficialPDPNig – a position that has seen its governor, @Gov_Wike, as one of the most important figures within the party's ranks, if not its most influential kingmaker.
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In #Ghana, investigative film crew of @anasglobal faces death threats, harassment - @pressfreedom - cpj.org/2018/06/ghana-…
.@pressfreedom today called on Ghanaian MP Kennedy Agyapong to stop threatening investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas & those perceived as close to his undercover investigative film, "Number 12," about corruption & football in #Ghana cpj.org/2018/06/ghana-…
Agyapong, a parliament member with the ruling @NPP_GH for Assin Central in south-central #Ghana, has frequently criticized Anas and today in an interview with the local privately owned radio broadcaster Adom 106.3 FM said "he [Anas] has to be hanged."
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1/5 🔥RECORDS OF AN ENORMOUS LOOP HOLE EXIST IN THE CONGRESSIONAL FOREIGN TRAVEL REPORTS FOUND IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES #QAnon #AprilShowers #IBOR
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2/5 A lot of traveling just a couple of weeks before huge election.
3/5 What is up with all this traveling?
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Our weekly information session returns today. We would be providing answers to some of the frequently asked questions

Join us at 12pm Central Standard Time(CST) or 7pm West Africa Time (WAT)

You can also read previous info sessions at bit.ly/2oWDjQG #ImmigrationCorner
Our information session starts now! You can also follow #ImmigrationCorner to keep up with the conversation.

We are starting today's info session by bringing good news to study permit applicants from #Ghana and #Nigeria. The processing time is now 7 and 6 weeks respectively.
Canada is fast becoming the choice destination for many immigrants to study, visit or live permanently. There are more than 60 immigration programs for foreign nationals interested in coming to Canada.

All these programs also have their separate requirements. #ImmigrationCorner
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