South Africa grants Ghana, 6 others visa-free entry status, Nigeria excluded

The Department of Home Affairs says the country’s new eVisa system will launch in November 2019, and it has added new nations to the list of countries that can enter South Africa visa-free. According to a report by Business Tech and tweeted via the unverified Twitter handle of Home Affairs @HomeAffairsSA on Wednesday, seven new countries can now visit South Africa visa-free. The report quoted the South African Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, as having announced that seven new countries will be added to the list of nations that…

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Gov. Seyi Makinde Appoints Deputy Chief of Staff

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Mr. Olawale Abdul-Mojeed Mogbonjubola, as his Deputy Chief of Staff. Mr. Mogbonjubola, is an architect by training and principal partner of Cadarch Limited. He attended the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and has over fifteen years of cognate experience in architecture. His working career had seen him enlist clients like Airtel Nigeria,  UBA Group, First City Monument Bank, Diya Fatimilehin & Co,  Federal Housing Authority, amongst others. Also, keen about human capital development, Mogbonjubola is currently an Executive…

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Makinde’s Private Sector Experience Will Help Oyo-Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar

…Security is Priority Says Makinde  Former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar said on Thursday that the private sector experience of the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde will help him in the governance of the state. General Abdusalami Abubakar, who was on a brief visit to the Governor’s office said that he was in Ibadan to attend an inaugural lecture of the University of Ibadan. He congratulated Governor Makinde for his victory at the March 29 polls, adding that he was in the vanguard of encouraging the younger…

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Nigeria’s power supply dropped by 31% in Q2 – Report

Power supply to Nigerian households experienced a marginal decline to stand at 31 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 37 percent obtained in the first quarter of 2019. This was revealed in the new Power Poll released by NOIPolls, yesterday, in Abuja. “This decline may be attributed to the continuous breakdown of the national grid and other daunting challenges experienced at both levels of generation and transmission of electricity in the country within this period,” the report stated. The report said the decline in power supply had in…

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