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No economic sense in laying sub-sea pipelines at a cost of $5 Billion – Governor Udom

Southsouth and Southeast Governors’ Forum Interim Chairman and Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has said refineries and petrochemical industries should be built where oil is explored.   “It doesn’t make economic sense to lay sub-sea pipelines from the location where oil is explored to other parts of the nation at a cost of five billion dollars (about two trillion ...

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Brexit: British Ambassador to EU resigns following disagreement with members of Theresa May’s cabinet

Britain’s Ambassador to the European Union has resigned, nearly one year before he was due to leave his post, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. Ivan Rogers confirmed his decision in a note to staff, according to the report. Rogers had served as the British ambassador to the EU since late 2013. His relationship with members of Prime Minister Theresa ...

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See why Trump’s victory was a revolt against all forms of ungodliness in the US (CHART DETAILS)

US voters have delivered a blow to the political establishment by electing outsider Donald Trump to the presidency; much like UK voters did earlier this year when they opted to leave the EU. But just how close are the parallels between Tuesday’s result and June’s referendum? Were the voters who gave Mr Trump his victory much the same as those ...

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Lessons to Learn from David Cameron, Nigeria’s Tormentor-In-Chief

After a fantastic speech, a family huddle at the door and a wave, David Cameron left 10 Downing Street for the last time on Wednesday holding hands with his wife and three children. He had been British prime minister for six years. We have a few things to learn from him. For the people he led, his record was probably ...

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Theresa May: ‘Bloody Difficult Woman’ Is New U.K. Prime Minister

Theresa May took over as Britain’s prime minister Wednesday, tasked with steering the country through the Brexit crisis. The steely 59-year-old replaced David Cameron, who became the first political casualty of last month’s referendum when he announced his intention to quit hours after the result. She is the second woman in the job, following in the steps of fellow Conservative ...

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Brexit: Companies abandon UK for African Countries

With the recent referendum by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, many businesses with existing or planned investment interests in the UK have started turning to African countries. The Ecobank Group Research which revealed this in a statement entitled “Investment after Brexit: Africa is the Final Frontier,” said that the businesses were looking for new investment frontiers. The ...

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Gunmen take hostages after Somalia hotel blast

Gunmen who stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital have taken an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police said on Saturday, as the attackers set up snipers on the rooftop and were throwing grenades. Captain Mohamed Hussein said some attackers had moved to the second floor and were using machine guns to resist security forces. Police said the attack on ...

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David Cameron resigns: Prime Minister announces he will step down after UK votes for Brexit

‘The country requires fresh leadership to take it in that direction’ David Cameron has announced he is quitting as Prime Minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union after a nearly half a century. In a statement outside Downing Street, and with his wife by his side, Mr Cameron said that it was “not right” for him to be ...

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Uganda opposition leader in maximum security jail

Uganda’s opposition leader was remanded Wednesday to a maximum security prison in the capital after being charged with treason for organizing protests against the re-election of long-time President Yoweri Museveni. Kizza Besigye briefly appeared in a magistrate’s court in Kampala to be charged before he was driven away under heavy guard to a jail on the shores of Lake Victoria. ...

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Donald Trump Says London’s First Muslim Mayor Made Very Rude Statements About Him

…Trump has challenged London Mayor, Sadiq Khan to an I.Q. test Donald Trump said Monday London’s new mayor made “very rude statements” about him — and the presumptive Republican presidential nominee warned he won’t have a good relationship with British Prime Minister David Cameron if he’s elected. Trump made the comments in an interview with ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” host ...

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