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Eto’o Retires from International Football

Eto’o Retires from International Football

Samuel Eto’o, Everton strikerhas announced his retirement from international football. Former Chelsea striker Etoo’ joined Everton with a two-year deal on free transfer on Tuesday. “I wish to inform you that I hereby put a definitive end to my international career, ” Etoo said on his Instagram page. “On this occasion, I wish to thank

Plateau Governor Appoints Board Heads

Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State on Thursday approved the appointment of Rebecca Kumbut as General Manager of the state Assets Management Agency and Emmanuel Danbo as General Manager of Plateau State Roads Maintenance Agency. Shedrack Goleng was named as a permanent member, Plateau State Planning Commission, while Alex Chup, emerged as Chairman of the

10 feared dead in Kogi boat capsize

10 per­sons were feared dead and others wounded following a boat capsize yester­day at Ebe village in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State. About 100 commuters on the 50-seater boat were said to be going to the Lokoja five-day mar­ket when the incident occurred. According to an eyewitness, the boat sank in the Riv­er Niger due

Ebola Scare: Federal Shifts School Resumption

The federal government of Nigeria has directed an immediate halt to all Summer school activities across the country as part of efforts to prevent a spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in the country. Announcing the decision after a meeting with commissioners of education of all the states of the federation, Ibrahim Shekarau,

Travelstart presents GTpay

Travelstart has introduced the GTpay payment option on the website to provide their clients with an easy and secure way to pay for their flights online. Travelstart, Africa’s leading online travel agency, announced its partnership with Guarantee Trust Bank for GTPay integration on August 25. Lilian Obinna-Igwe, the Country Manager explains that, “The completion of

Ebola: Ghana suspends Resumption of Tertiary Institutions

Ghana’s public tertiary institutions will reopen later than expected for the start of the new academic session, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Education has announced. Ablakwa explained that the decision was to guarantee that an effective virus screening system was in place before foreign students traveling from affected West African countries arrived in the

Ugandan Abolishes Anti-gay Law

The Uganda Constitutional Court has annulled the strict anti-gay legislation the country passed into law in February 2014. Uganda, like many African countries, is a conventional society where many people oppose gay rights. Homosexual acts were already illegal before the law, and it advanced this notion by allowing life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality” and ban

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