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The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 26 after a person died in the northwest city of Mbandaka, Health Minister Oly Ilunga said on Monday. “A death was recorded (on Sunday), while two people who had been confirmed as ill with the Ebola virus were cured…

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Nigeria’s GDP Growth Rate Falls From 2.11% To 1.95% In Q1 –NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday released Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate report with the size of the economy shrinking from 2.11 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 1.95 per cent in the first quarter of this year. The NBS in the report made available to our correspondent said that…

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Olisah Metuh Slumps In Court

Mr. Olisa Metuh, a former Publicity National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, collapsed Monday morning as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Metuh, who with his company, Destra Investment Limited, are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

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