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Church Leaders and Christians in Nigeria: Where are your Prophets?—By C. K....

To the Saints in Nigeria, the Faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ be upon your and your family. I greet you in the name of Christ, our Lord and with the love of God, our heavenly Father. The purpose of this essay to the Church of Nigeria... read more »

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Biafra: ‘Odumegwu Ojukwu, others acknowledged they made a mistake’

By Ifunanya Ozougwu . ENUGU – BIAFRANS in Enugu showed a laissez-faire attitude toward the Sit-at- Home protest call by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB on Friday. In a tour around Enugu metropolis concerning the sit-at-home order and protest Vanguard discovered that the so-called Biafrans... read more »

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Iweala to Buhari-I will not serve in your government if invited

LAGOS—FORMER Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday said it was better to allow those managing Nigeria’s economy to do the best they could, noting that there could be solutions to the present economic decline in the country. She also noted that she would not be available to serve... read more »

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Allegations that Kanu’s Life is in Danger at Kuje Prison

Charges have been made by IPOB Lawyers that “The DSS has been using some unscrupulous prison officials to unleash some dehumanizing treatments, such as firing dangerous chemical substance into the cell room of Mr. Kanu who has been in detention since October 14th, 2015 in Kuje prison... read more »

Fourteen Oil workers kidnapped in Rivers

Fourteen Oil workers kidnapped in Rivers

  Fourteen Oil workers were kidnapped yesterday afternoon around Omoku-Elele link road, the Costa bus which was carrying the company’s workers was accosted and diverted to an unknown destination under heavy gunfire by the bandits. the workers were returning to Port Harcourt before the... read more »

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Urhobo Militant Group Blows up Ogor-Oteri major delivery line

DESPITE the ongoing military “Operation Crocodile Smile” in the Niger Delta region, an Urhobo militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Movement, NDGJM, in the early hours of today, blew up the Ogor-Oteri major delivery line, operated by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company and... read more »

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List of illegal universities in Nigeria published by Nigeria University Commissi...

Many people didn’t expect that this list will be coming but it has been largely rumoured that certificates obtained from Nigerian higher institutions are losing relevance internationally. The Nigerian University Commission(NUC) let the hell loose by publishing the list on their Weekly news bulletin on August 24th, 2015. According to Vanguard news website, the NUC Executive secretary, Julius Okojie, warned that Certificates obtained from these universities and colleges will not be... read more »

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Former Actress says Cosby fondled her in his Dressing Room

The former actress on the Cosby Show, Eden Tirl, says she was pulled off the set during a taping episode of “The Cosby Show” in 1989 and was groped by Cosby in his dressing room. This incident according to her was reported to two of Cosby Show staffers but nothing was done about such incident. She said she did not want to come forward adding that she complained but nothing was done because Bill Cosby was a famous person regarded as an icon and because of that she did not go public with her... read more »

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Who Won the Republican first Presidential debate?Why was Trump booed?

The first Republican debate took place at Cleveland between 10 Republican candidates leading in the polls. The traditional republican candidates including Jeb Bush, Sen. Rand Paul, Wisconsin Governor Walker and Governor of New Jersey Christy were outclassed by new more conservative elements in the party including Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. There was no clear cut winner last night, but many people including debate analysts believe that Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz may have gained from their debate... read more »

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Islamic State in Egypt says this man will be executed next

Islamic State affiliate  released a video Wednesday showing a kidnapped Croatian national being held in Egypt. ISIS is threatening to kill him a :if Egyptian authorities does not release “Muslim women” being held in prison within the next 24 hours. The video was released and circulated on the internet by ISIS sympathizers. The man is seen on the video kneeling down next to an ISIS Black flag often shown by ISIS next to execution victims. “Reading calmly from a note in English,... read more »

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Triple murder in Florida being investigated as “Ritual Killing”

The July 28th murder of elderly woman Voncile Smith, 77 in Pensacola Florida along with her two sons, Richard Smith, 49, and John Smith, 47,is now being investigated as ‘Ritualistic killing’ according to the Escambia County Sherriff, David Morgan. The bodies of the three victims were discovered in their home on Thursday July 28th 2015 according to police statement. The police said their initial investigation is pointing in the direction of ‘ritual killing’. Such conclusion was reached... read more »

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New Partnership Unveils Sophisticated Africa Global News and Directory Platform

For Immediate Release Atlanta GA August 3, 2015 New Partnership Unveils Africa Global News and Directory Platform Africa Business World has launched a state of the art News and Directory website. The new platform is equipped with the latest and most relevant technological know-how to deliver timely news reporting covering all the regions of the world. The company would devote more efforts in covering some parts and regions of the World often traditionally forgotten by major World Media... read more »

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Jordanian writer murdered outside court

Related News The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’sassassination of controversial Jordanian writer, Nahed Hattar, outside an Amman court, where he was facing charges of... read more »

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Ambode awarded best performing governor

Related News The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode at the weekend said the state was gradually emerging as the choice destination for investors, assuring that his administration would continue to work round the clock not only to become a shining example for Africans in Diaspora but retain the state as investors haven. The Governor, who... read more »

Army reacts to new Shekau video; asks Nigerians to igno...

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Related News The Nigerian Army has reacted to the recent Boko Haram video showing the sect’s leader, Abubakar Shekau. In its reaction few hours after... read more »

My life, family in danger, ex-Rivers lawmaker says

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Related News A former Rivers House of Assembly member, Chidi Lloyd, has called on security agencies to protect his life and that of his family... read more »

30,000 people complain about Nigeria’s GSM operators in...

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Related News The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says it received 6,163 complaints from telecommunications subscribers in the second quarter of... read more »

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The Captivating Story of “Igbo Landing” in St. Simons...

The quest for Biafra independence has a historical significance for many people in the Eastern part of Nigeria and for the Igbos in particular. The Igbo republicanism and quest for freedom has... read more »

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Grow Your Business — 10 Ways to Profit Through Social Media

 Social media, when used correctly, can be a great asset to your organization. Whether your organization is commercial or non-profit, legacy or start-up, the ability to directly connect your organization with supporters can build loyalty and a stronger customer relationship than ever. Social media, like any other tool, needs to be used... read more »

Georgetown Graduate Lawyer Petitions Obama Asking for B...

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Carol Ajie Lagos, Nigeria Jan 11, 2016 — Monday January 11, 2016President Barack ObamaPresident of the United StatesWhitehouseWashington... read more »

Igbo Language is on the way Back- Dont Miss this Incred...

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UNESCO: Igbo Language Will be Extinct by 2025–Mbanu ! Igbo si Mba! Many of us already heard the bad news, a prediction by United Nations Agency, that... read more »

Important Health Information-Heart attacks and Water !

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HEART ATTACKS AND WATER ! How many folks do you know who say they don’t want to drink anything before going to bed because they’ll have to get up... read more »

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Igbos In Diaspora Launch Igbo Language Preservation & Cultur...

ICOTTH-USA) in Collaboration with Africa Business World                                                                                              ... read more »

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Oil prices hit lowest since 2004 as supply balloons

Brent crude prices hit their lowest in over 11 years on Monday, hounded by a relentless rise in global supply that looks set to outpace demand again next year. Oil production is running close to record highs and, with more barrels poised to enter the market from the likes of Iran, the United States and Libya, the price of crude is set for its... read more »

See Latest African Fashion Photos for Men and Women

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African Cultural wears are in Vogue. Africans are reclaiming their cultural identity and many are expressing such identity through traditional African... read more »

Biafran Independence Receives a Big Boost-UK Parliament...

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The push for Biafra has received a huge international boost, as two members of UK Parliament have supported and signed a Referendum Bill for Republic of... read more »

As a revenge, Dad Kills a king Cobra Snake with his bar...

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The king Cobra is perhaps one of the most dangerous snakes in the world. What this man did we do not recommend that any body should try it. This man... read more »

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Igbos in Diaspora Celebrate Igbo Language and Iri Ji Festival in ...

Note to the reader: We encourage you to use the translate feature offered by our website to translate this whole content into Igbo language and read the Igbo language version. Try it out and lets... read more »

More Igbo Killings in Kano

More Igbo Killings in Kano- Igbo traders stage rally !

Igbo traders in Kano staged a major protest in the city, with thousands of men and women, expressing disapproval over the recent killings of their kinsmen in the state. The protest, which was held at Magaji Rumfa Primary School, Enugu Road, Kano, was organised by the Igbo Traders Welfare Union in Sabon Gari (Abubakar Rimi) Market, in... read more »

Igbo man Jailed for naming dog Buhari

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The Igbo man  who named his dog Buhari  has been charged in the courts. In a  suit number MOT/617c/2016, the Igbo man  was charged to court by the police... read more »

Interview with Headmaster of Igbo Language School of Ne...

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Ever since a United Nations Agency included Igbo Language as part of the endangered languages of the world, many Igbos are rallying together to stem a demise... read more »

Igbo Language Fest Starts Friday-See Full Program of Ev...

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Due to overwhelming calls requesting for the publication of the Program of events, for the Popular Igbo Language Preservation and Iri Ji Cultural Festival... read more »

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OPINION: $30bn pledged for small scale farming in Africa

Thirty billion dollars’ worth of commitment was the number on everyone’s lips as Africa green revolution forum was concluded. Development partners and governments pledged over 30 billion US... read more »

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South Africa’s power utility obtains court order to prevent strike

South Africa’s power utility Eskom said on Wednesday it had obtained a court order to stop a strike over pay by thousands of National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members, after wage talks at the state-run firm stalled. The company has branded the stoppage which started on Monday illegal because its members are prohibited by law from... read more »

Kenya’s president seeks re-election, will form pa...

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s president said on Tuesday he would seek re-election next year and transform his coalition of small parties into one... read more »

Will Zambia’s worst economic crisis in more than ...

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LUSAKA (Reuters) – Informal currency trader Jabulani Lungu thinks Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front has had its chance, and he hopes this... read more »

Nigeria’s central bank intervenes in market as na...

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LAGOS Aug 9 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s central bank intervened on the interbank foreign exchange market on Tuesday to help support the naira after it... read more »

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United Nations Security Council Approves Action against ISIS

One thing is certain, the end of murderous thugs that calls itself ISIS is near as the United Nations Security Council has approved in a unanimous 15: 0 vote last night to take action against ISIS.... read more »

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The World Must Declare War on Islamic Terrorism Now!

It has become clear to any objective analyst that unless something is done on a global scale, nobody anywhere in the world will be safe from these religious fanatics and religious fundamentalist criminal who hide behind religion to kill innocent people all over the world. The attacks by Islamic fundamentalist Boko Haram in Nigeria has claimed... read more »

ISIS Releases Photo of Bomb that brought down Russian P...

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Islamic State has released a photo of bomb that it said brought down the Russian plane over the Egyptian Mt. Sinai  which killed 224 people. The Russian... read more »

China one child policy ends with celebration

China one child policy ends

China one child policy has been a very controversial issue since 1979 when it was introduced. China one child policy means that Chinese citizens are allowed to... read more »

North Korea Threatens to Use its Nuclear Weapons agains...

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The crazy man of North Korea has once again threatened to use it Nuclear weapons against the United States. North Korea has restarted its nuclear facilities at... read more »

Dating Tips
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Can an Engagement Ring be reused?

  Shopping for Engagement Ring can be a nightmare especially if you are a fashion geek or may be belong to a celebrity class where ideas of common men do not matter anymore. An engagement ring... read more »

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Marry at Least Two Wives or Face Imprisonment–Eritrean Government

Eritrean wedding the groom has to marry one more wife or he will be imprisoned According to news reports published by Kenyan website, the Eritrean Government has ordered men in Eritrea to marry at least two wives or they may face jail and imprisonment. below is the story from Hot in Juba website Kenyans have received the news of mandatory polygamy... read more »

Want to see these Weird Wedding Photos- The Choice is Y...

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“When it comes to your wedding day, everyone wants this day to be special and one that they will remember forever.” But in an attempt to achieve... read more »

12 Celebs that Look much Younger than Their Age

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  Monica Bellucci 50   Monica Bellucci is talented in acting as well as modeling. She is of Italian heritage which enables her to work in both the... read more »

Things Guys Do On First Date Women Hate!

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First time date could be challenging to the partners. When you first meet your date  you know so little about your partner’s choices and preferences. The... read more »

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End of United Kingdom is Near as Referendum to leave EU Passes

Political and economic analysts have projected that the United Kingdom Referendum to leave the European Union is almost guaranteed to succeed. This will undoubtedly open up a huge dilemma for the... read more »

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We will Fight through Peace for an Independent Biafra–Dr. Clifford Iroanya

Dr. Clifford Iroanya, Coordinator of coordinators of the movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), tells to Frontiere News of Italy why peace in Nigeria can only become real through the total independence of Biafra.  By Joshua Evangelista Fourty-six years after the end of the war in Biafra, the South and the South-East of Nigeria are... read more »

Amazing Video-Igbo Children of Helsinki Finland-A Must ...

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Africa Business world likes to thank Ezechinyelu Dshaikh Izuchukwu for providing us with this amazing link of how the Igbos raise the next generation of Igbo... read more »

Buhari addresses EU Parliament–Here is the Full V...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered a speech at the European Parliament in Strasburg during an official visit to France.  Buhari called for... read more »

Ex-miltants seize vessel, release Nnamdi Kanu- threaten...

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A group of ex-militants in support of Biafra agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has claimed responsibility for the hijack of a ship on... read more »

Features
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New Hope for Igbo Language as PILA Launches Igbo Language School ...

I travelled to Baltimore this past weekend as an invitee to an event sponsored by PILA. It is a dawn of new era in the Igbo Diaspora as PILA inaugurated Igbo Language School in Baltimore. This... read more »

Iri Ji Festival photos

ABW Reports-Ndigbo Embracing their Culture-Special on Iri-Ji Festival

Mbaise Cultural Association Michigan Celebrating Iri Ji Festival There are estimated 6-7 million Igbos in USA and Canada alone. Each year many more Igbos and their families continue to embrace Igbo culture and values. Planning for the Igbo Language Preservation and Cultural Festival (Emume maka Mbulite na Ikwado Asusu na Omenala Igbo) is being... read more »

Tribute to A Great Biafran Soldier Col. Conrad Nwawo: D...

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  Conrad Nwawo: One of the ablest Biafran Soldiers By Tony Eluemunor. Col. Conrad Nwawo, one of the greatest commanders in the Biafran war effort, from... read more »

RELIGIOUS AND TRIBAL INTOLERANCE: WHO WILL BELL THE CAT...

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By Dr.(Chief) H. U. Nwachukwu Once upon a time, there was a story attributable to the appearance of an Angel of God before three people: a Mallam, a Minister,... read more »

Congratulations to Beautiful Ifeoma Otigba Winner of Mi...

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Africa Business World is extending  big kudos and Congratulations to beautiful winner of the recently held Miss Abatete Pageant. As you may already know,... read more »

Food
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Serena Williams Catches a Cell Phone Thief

Serena Williams, one of the best Tennis Players in the world tells her story of how she went to a restaurant to eat in the company of others. After they sat down, she placed her cell phone on an... read more »

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ATLANTA IGBO DAY CELEBRATION 2015 NOV 13-14th-COME ONE COME ALL !

The annual Igbo Day Festivity is here. This is a day set aside for Ndigbo and their Nigerian kindred and friends to celebrate what it means to be Igbo. It is a day of cultural elegance, marked by Symposium, Speeches Presentations,cultural dances, Fundraising, and other activities. Last year we had over 15 dance groups including masquerade dances... read more »

Fear and loneliness in China

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China has developed at unimaginable pace, lifting millions out of poverty. But as part of a series of viewpoints on challenges for China’s new... read more »

Jury out on organic food

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THE debate over whether organic food is better for our health keeps raging on as the conclusion of four decades of studies seems far from clear. The... read more »

How to handle the aftermath of infidelity

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DAVID and Gwen perched at opposite ends of the couch the first time they came to my office. As soon as they sat down, David started talking about Gwen’s... read more »

Football
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Big Congratulations to Nigerian Team as they won the Under 17 Wor...

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! Nigeria’s Under 17 football team as they claimed their second successive U17 World Cup title on... read more »

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ENYIMBA Inter.of Aba Wins Nigeria’s League Soccer Cup for Record 7th Title

Africa Business World congratulates the Enyimba FC International of Aba for making history by winning the Glo Premier League title on Sunday for the seventh title. The club won the title after playing out a goalless draw against title rivals, Warri Wolves, at the Enyimba Sports Stadium in Aba. Kadiri Ikhana’s charges dominated the game but he... read more »

Pope Francis Arrives at the White House

U.S. President Barack Obama talks to Pope Francis during their meeting at the Vatican March 27, 2014. Obama highlighted growing gaps between rich and poor ahead of his first meeting on Thursday with Pope Francis, an event that was expected to focus on the fight against poverty and skirt moral controversies over abortion and gay rights. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  (VATICAN - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION) - RTR3ITKX

As the Argentine-born Pope Francis emerged from his plane he smiled and was greeted by President Obama with a warm smile and a handshake. The U.S. President... read more »

USA beats Japan in the FIFA Women 2015 final

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The United States Women Soccer team has once and for all shown that the United States is now an equal partner in the field of... read more »

US Faces Japan in World Cup Final in Vancouver

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The United States women’s national team will play Japan in the Women’s World Cup final at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver on Sunday at 7 p.m. The... read more »

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Ghanaian Parliament Member, Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu Stabbed to ...

A member of the Ghanaian Parliament, Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu has been murdered, according to reports reaching Africa Business World, Mr. Adu was stabbed to death by yet to be  identified person.... read more »

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Kanu Writes to EU-Says He is being Tortured-Read his full letter!

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the director of the Radio Biafra Nnamdi Kanu, has written a letter to the EU in which he spoke about the Torture he is undergoing under the DSS, Nigeria’s Security Services Agency. Here is Nnamdi Kanu’s Letter I am that Biafran locked up in DSS custody for 98 days without... read more »

Nollywood’s, Best Igbo Movie Chetanna Premiere at...

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Nollywood Stars Coming to Igbo Language Preservation Festival in Baltimore this August 5-7th Superstar Chigozie Atuanya and many Nollywood stars will be in... read more »

Africa- Zulu Virgin Dance for their King-Enjoy the musi...

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AMAZING great African CULTURE!!! 1,000 VIRGINS DANCE NAKED FOR THE KING IN SOUTH AFRICAN KING “Royal Reed Dance” FESTIVAL-Enjoy the dance Video enclosed... read more »

Biafran Demonstrators Expelled from Nigeria-Algeria Soc...

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Africa Business World has received reports that some of the Nigerians who were present at the U23 Soccer match in Dakar Senegal began displaying giant Biafra... read more »

Health
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​Death of infant in Texas linked to Zika: state health officials...

A mosquito lab scientist in the Dallas area sorts mosquitoes collected in a trap in February. The recent death of an infant in the Houston area has been linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. (LM... read more »

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Zika vaccine: how close?

Three-month-old Daniel, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy at the Altino Ventura foundation in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Brazilian officials still say they believe there’s a sharp increase in cases of microcephaly and strongly suspect the Zika virus, which first appeared in the country last year, is... read more »

Man’s death in drug trial deemed fault of lab, dr...

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Portuguese drugmaker Bial and French laboratory Biotrial are at fault “on several counts” for a fatal drug trial that left one person dead and... read more »

Little if any heroin left in Vancouver as deadly fentan...

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For Hugh Lampkin, fentanyl’s surge to all but replace heroin on the Vancouver drug scene calls to mind a curious image: a rainbow. “Traditionally,... read more »

‘Exceptionally complex’ pot molecules make ...

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You’re standing on the side of the road, with traffic whizzing past. The police officer who pulled you over suspects you may have smoked the reefer... read more »

Holiday Ideas
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Extreme Women’s Beach Photos–Check out these Photos

These photos were captured at several beaches. Its a new world, we may be heading to the old days clothes were not in vogue! Africa Business World: We make it short and Concise and to the point... read more »

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Miss Tosin Araromi Miss Nigeria USA at the Independence Day Rally in New York

Thanks to Miss Nigeria USA for Sending Africa Business World these Photos! On Saturday October 24, Manhattan, NY was covered in green as Nigerians from all over the world paraded the streets with the nation’s flag in celebration of 55 years of independence.Miss Nigeria USA reigning queen... read more »

Beyoncé has spent over $30 Million dollars in vacation ...

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  You may wonder how a vacation would cost this much for a family of three. Fame not only comes with a  big price but at the same time also comes with a... read more »

Three Inexpensive Theme Park Travel Destinations in US

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Do you there are some inexpensive travel destinations in the United States which are by far less expensive that Disney World. Here are three Theme Park... read more »

The private jets of luxury airline Amiri in Qatar are t...

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IT’S the airline you can’t fly on. Unless you’re royalty, or a government official in Qatar, that is. Sarah Steegar, a flight attendant with a major US... read more »

Indepth
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Response to Buhari–If Nigeria cannot tolerate Biafra, She s...

While addressing the issue of pro Biafra agitators and the massacre of unarmed pro Biafra youths by the Nigerian Police and Army in an interview on Al Jazeera while in Qatar, President Buhari missed... read more »

Teen Suicides Africa Business World

Mystery-Two Teens Commit Suicide Hours Apart? –Read the Story on ABW

  A couple of friends who attended a Texas high school together were separately found dead on Sunday in what investigators believe may have been suicides. The body of Ritu Sachdeva was found in her Murphy home after midnight Sunday. She was 17. Hours later, the body of her friend Hillary Kate Kuizon was discovered in a wooded area near an... read more »

Confirmed-Buhari Charged in Inter. Criminals Court in H...

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MEETING AT THE DEFENCE GUEST HOUSE IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY (2/6/15).
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News reaching us at Africa Business World confirms that Nigeria’s President has been successfuly charged by IPOb to the International criminal court in... read more »

Breaking News Ex-Militants Issue 31 Day Ultimatum for F...

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Biafra: Ex-militants give FG 31-day ultimatum to release Kanu BY OUR REPORTER ON JANUARY 24, 2016COVER From: Tony John, Port Harcourt Niger Delta... read more »

Life
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What you need to know about Listeria after massive recent recalls

Listeria can contaminate a wide variety of foods. Here’s why it can be a health hazard and how to protect yourself. Listeria monocytogenes, which is widely referred to as Listeria, can be... read more »

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Zika’s Ground Zero: Brazil hits 4,000 suspected Zika-related cases of birth defects

more stories from this episode Zika’s Ground Zero: Brazil hits 4,000 suspected Zika-related cases of birth defects ‘Creep Catcher’ vigilantes confront alleged pedophiles, say police not doing enough Apr. 18, 2016 Episode Transcript Full Episode Read story transcript Zika virus has been confirmed as a cause of birth... read more »

Hours of effort, seconds on stage: A look at the rise o...

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It’s months of work for a few minutes on stage. Always athletic, Katharine Millar only recently started focusing more on nutrition and weight-training... read more »

Hepatitis C cure for under $300 US fuels excitement

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Singer Lisa Moorish gets tested for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C , to promote World Hepatitis Day. About 500, 000 people die each year from hepatitis... read more »

Manitoban infected with Zika hurt ‘from head to t...

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Krishna Armogan says he is one of the two people at the centre of the first cases of Zika virus infection in the province. “I was hurting from head to... read more »

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Nigeria’s economic approach “the height of foolishness “– L...

Naira devaluation talk grows stronger as Nigeria also adopts Chinese-type circuit breaker Nigeria plans to create a $25 billion fund with public and private financing to modernize infrastructure and... read more »

Eu orders for Referendum Africa Business World

EU Calls For Biafra Referendum within 90 Days-Says It will recognize Biafra if Referendum Passes!

The European Union has supported a Referendum for Biafra, and has called for such referendum to be carried out within 90 Days. EU says it will only recognize Biafra born out of international Law through  the Referendum and not armed rebellion. They also called on Nigeria to release all political prisoners, and for Nigeria to respect Human Rights... read more »

Former Rivers State Governor Chibuike R. Amaechi has wo...

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  The Hon Minister of Transport Chibuike Amaechi has won the 2015 Igbo Man of the Year Award. The former Governor of Rivers state from the Ikwerre sub... read more »

United States Calls for Investigation of The Nigerian A...

Muslims students carry placards and shout slogans against the Nigerian government against the killings of hundreds of Shiite Muslims and detaining their leader Ibraheem Zakzaky in Nigeria, in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Dec. 1 5, 2015. Nigerian Soldiers killed hundreds of Shiite Muslims this weekend after their group opened fire on the convoy of Nigeria's army chief, the Shia Islamic Movement and military reports said Monday. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Problems in Nigeria has historically centered on Muslim attack of Christians and vice versa, lately we are witnessing upturn in violence with respect to Shiite... read more »

International Press Reports on Biafra by Cognor Gaffey ...

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What is Biafra and Why are Some Nigerians Calling for Independence? More than 45 years ago, Nigeria was nearly divided by a bloody civil war that led to the... read more »

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Clark condemns bombing of Bonny pipelines by Niger Delta Avengers

***Says 60-day cessation of hostilities has not elapsed, there is no justification for further bombing By Henry Umoru ABUJA- LEADER of the Pan-Niger Delta Coastal States Stakeholders’... read more »

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Economic recession; a lesson for Nigeria – Obaseki

Benin – All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Edo Godwin Obaseki says the present economic recession in the country is a lesson for Nigerians to think fast and secure a brighter future. He spoke in Benin on Sunday at a forum where some members of students union in tertiary institutions across the state said they wanted to... read more »

Ekiti NASS hails Fayose, teachers over NECO’s first pos...

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Members of the National Assembly (NASS) from Ekiti State have hailed the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose on the State’s first position in this year’s... read more »

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Related News The communities affected by the July and August earth tremors in Rivers and Bayelsa have appealed to the Federal Government to investigate... read more »

Boko Haram leader, Shekau, is alive; mocks Nigeria’s an...

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Related News The leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has released a new video, disputing the military’s claim that he was killed or wounded by... read more »

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ABW Exclusive Interview with Queen Nwokoye-Darling of Nollywood

Africa Business World Nollywood Celebrity Interviews with Queen Nwokoye Okechukwu: Ada Queen Ndeewo Kedu Ka imere? Queen: Odimma dalu Okechukwu: Welcome to Africa Business World Nollywood Celebrity... read more »

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Celebrity Chigozie Atuanya Releases Pictures of Beautiful Daughter Chikaima-See Photos

Chigozie Atuanya the Super star Nollywood celebrity actor and Producer had a conversation with Okechukwu P. Oranika, the Editor-in Chief of Africa Business World. Besides Chigozie’s busy Nollywood scene, the talented actor/director finds time to spend with his adorable one year daughter, Chikaima who often loves playing with dad. Father and... read more »

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The Editor-in-Chief of Africa Business World Paul Okechukwu Oranika had a chat with the new Miss Nigeria USA Queen Tosin Araromi. Here is the full interview... read more »

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Nominees from over 35 countries have been selected for this year’s African Movies Academy Awards (AMAA) slated to take place in South Africa on September 26,... read more »

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Paper presented at the 2nd Igbo World festival of Arts and Culture in Staunton, Virginia By HRH Igwe Alexander Nwokeabia Ejiamatu 1 of Ugwuoba, Enugu... read more »

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U.S Defeats Germany in Women World Cup Soccer

The United States Women soccer squad defeated Germany in the Quarter finals match on Tuesday night in Montreal. “Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United... read more »

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United States Women Soccer Beats China-FIFA 2015

The United States Women Soccer team defeated China at the FIFA Women Soccer match going on in Montreal. Carli Lloyd scored the lone goal against China on Friday on the 51st minute of the match through a header. The match was dominated by the USA team but failed to score during the first 45 minutes when they had numerous scoring opportunities.The... read more »

How Arthur Ashe became only black man to win Wimbledon

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History was made 40 years ago when Arthur Ashe became the only black man to ever win Wimbledon-one of the top Tennis trophies in the world. In that match... read more »

Dave Boling: Seahawks defense earns another chance to a...

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The Seahawks defense has been a statistical marvel, leading the NFL in most of the important categories, already establishing itself as one of the best in... read more »

Vince Grella’s Melbourne Heart debut beckons, but...

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VINCE Grella is confident he will prove his critics wrong, but the Socceroos’ World Cup qualifier against Jordan in March is the farthest thing from his... read more »

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According to an article in the US News and World Report, “Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital are preparing to perform a penis transplant – a first in U.S. medicine – for an American... read more »

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Ameriplus Energy Resources Offers — Nigerian Granite for Sale

Granite: Our Granites are naturally beautiful with various colors, patterns and vein combinations. Our associate operates Granite Quarries in multiple locations in Central and West Africa.  Total reserve at these quarries is over 2 Billion Metric Tons Uses: A. Granite Slabs for Countertops in Kitchen, Hospital, Offices, Churches, and etc B.... read more »

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News reaching Africa Business world indicates that Nigeria’s number one oil refinery at Port harcourt has shut down. This disclosure was made over the... read more »

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For Immediate Release Sept 12, 2015 Africa Business World integrates 90 Language Translator with its News Directory Website The new Africa Business World... read more »

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LET’S face it Australia. We’re a nation of pirates. Figures show that we are among the worst in the world when it comes to illegally downloading TV... read more »

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Igbo Women Cultural Wears Competition in Baltimore- See 24 Photos

The Igbo Language and Cultural Festival is gathering momentum. Do you have beautiful Igbo cultural wears, beads, wraps, head ties Igbo trinkets, and so on. You can win a prize in Maryland August... read more »

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10 Nigerian journalists, others still in detention 5 days after arrest

Related News The Nigerian Army and the State Security Service are yet to release 10 journalists and officials of a media organisation arrested five days ago at a hotel in Benin, their... read more »

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$31.4m: Patience Jonathan not above the law – Timi Frank

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has asked Nigeria’s former firstlady, Dame Patience Jonathan to... read more »

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Pastor goes numb while destroying traditional shrine

Related News There was drama in Ketu Community of Ogun State on Saturday after a pastor became numb after attempting to pull down a shrine. The cleric, identified as Wale Fagbenro,... read more »

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Igbo Language Festival- ABW Exclusive Interview with Chief Stanley Onyedum- ICOTTH Preside...

The CEO of Africa Business World Mazi Okechukwu Oranika spoke with President Chief Stanley Onyedum about their organization ICOTTH USA and the new Igbo Language Preservation Festival, a... read more »

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Hillary Clinton received a big bump following the Democratic National Convention, flipping the bump that Republican nominee Donald Trump earned following his convention, a poll released... read more »

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History Being Made in Baltimore– Igbo Language Preservation...

History Being made in Baltimore Maryland as Ndigbo gather from across the world to discuss ways and means to Keep Igbo Language and Culture Alive Final efforts are being mustered by the... read more »

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Should You sell your stocks now-Are we headed for another stock market crash?

Stock market Analysis by Paul O. Oranika President and CEO Africa Business World Every stock owner should be watching what is going on in the world stock markets particularly at this... read more »

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For Immediate Release August, 20, 2015 Ameriplus Energy Resources, Inc 2711 Centerville Rd., Suite 400 Wilmington, DE 19808 Ameriplus Energy Resources Inc. Unveils its Commodity Brokerage... read more »

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In the past, stay at home moms have no opportunities to work from their homes and at the same time engage in the most important job anyone can do-raising their children. But times have... read more »

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Fear Grips Residents of Brass as Ex-militants Blew Up Agip Oil Pipelines

An explosion on oil pipelines belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company by militants, left the residents of coastal communities of Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State in... read more »

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Explosive-London Court Slaps N99bn Judgment Against Nigerian Mili...

A London Court has registered a judgement delivered by a Nigerian court against the military following the bombardment of the Gbaramatu communities in Delta State by the Joint Military Task... read more »

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Attacks on oil Infrastructure Costs Nigeria $2.4M a day–The...

Lagos, Nigeria • Multiple attacks on strategic oil and gas installations is costing Nigeria $2.4 million daily, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday as the military launched a manhunt for a... read more »

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Many African Americans Reclaiming their Igbo Heritage- A Must Read !

Each year growing number of our African American brothers and sisters are reclaiming their Igbo heritage, thanks to the incredible DNA project by our sister Ada Naja Chinyere Njoku and her... read more »

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Boko Haram Sets 86 on Fire–Mostly Children

DALORI, Nigeria (AP) — A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say... read more »

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Biafra Passport not Valid for Travel-UK, USA

Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafra, MASSOB had earlier assured Biafrans that the Biafra Passport is valid for travel, but news reaching Africa Business World... read more »

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US State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert !

Worldwide Travel Alert LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 23, 2015 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information... read more »

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These fuel lines are real, the Nigerian government must put more efforts at stabilizing the Nigeria economy which continues to deteriorate. Reports reaching us indicates that some people... read more »

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Benin Republic Invades Nigeria — Ceases 16 Nigerian Village...

These days it seems everybody wants a piece of Nigeria territory. Boko Haram is staking claim to North East Nigeria and Chad has interest in Lake Chad region  to Cameroon that legally took... read more »

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Biafrans Protest In front of President Obama’s Residence at the US White House

Breaking News- Africa Business World has received reports that there is a huge Biafran rally currently going on in front of the US White House in Washington DC. The rally was described as a... read more »

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Dutch Lawyer, Göran Sluiter Filing Charges Against Buhari at ICC ...

According to International Business Times of London, “Lawyers are to file a complaint before the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on... read more »

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Time to end the bad blood between the Yorubas and Ndigbo By Femi...

Time to end the bad blood between the Yorubas and Ndigbo By Femi Aribisala THE Yorubas and the Igbos, two of the most resourceful, engaging and outgoing ethnic groups in Nigeria, are... read more »

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LETTER: Whose idea was “Change Begins With Me” campaign?

Related News By Akinwale Goodluck Dear Editor, I have followed with great interest the allegations of plagiarism made against Lai Mohammed the Minister of Information and Culture, and... read more »

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The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions by the Nigerian army that he had been seriously... read more »

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Related News The Nigeria Society of Engineers, NSE, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Safety and Industrial Hazard Bill before him into law. The engineers said over... read more »

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Africa Business World Exclusive Interview with Nollywood Actor Chigozie Atuanya  Africa Business World: Chigozie Welcome to Africa Business World Nollywood Celebrity Interview Series.... read more »

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Nigerians are eagerly awaiting the premiering of Chigozie Atuanya\’s latest Award winning movie, “Chetanna” which was first premiered at the 1st Igbo World Festival of... read more »

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Actress, Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba wins Emmy Award

Africa Business World joins other Nigerians in congratulating our own Hollywood actress Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba, who won an Emmy Award through her role in the Comedy Hit series ‘Orange Is... read more »

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    Loblaw cuts 700 Toronto head office jobs

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