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Check out what Saudi Arabia did to Rebel missile targeting King Salman

Saudi Arabia said it intercepted a Yemeni rebel missile over Riyadh on Tuesday, as the rebels said the target was Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman. The AFP reported that its correspondent heard a loud explosion at 1050 GMT, shortly before the scheduled unveiling of the Saudi budget, which is usually announced from the Yamamah palace by the king. “Ballistic missile intercepted over Riyadh,” the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Huthi rebels said in a statement. It was the second Huthi missile attack on Riyadh in the past two...
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US Vetoes UN Resolution rejecting Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem

The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure. The veto cast by US Ambassador Nikki Haley highlighted Washington's isolation over Trump's announcement that the US embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, effectively ignoring Palestinian claims on the city. Soon after the clash at the top UN body, the White House announced that US Vice President Mike Pence was delaying a trip to the Middle...
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PENGASSAN ends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike which was planned to commence 11:59 pm on Monday followed the intervention of the Director of State Security Service, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu. PENGASSAN giving reasons for the strike had earlier alleged anti-labour practices against some of its members by some indigenous oil companies. The management of Neconde Energy Limited after the negotiation...
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Guaranty Trust Bank Graduate Trainee Recruitment 2017

Guaranty Trust Bank Graduate Trainee Recruitment 2017 - Guaranty Trust Bank is committed to constantly grooming young talents and providing them with opportunities to explore their strengths, discover themselves, and make an impact in the environment Job Title: Graduate Trainee Location: Lagos Description Our entry level training programme is an exciting platform to launch your career as we provide and create a world-class training environment. Application Process Our criteria for Entry Level Programme (ELP) is as detailed below. Candidate must: Have completed WAEC/NECO with at least 5 credits including Mathematics...
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Nigeria was second largest HIV epidemic nation in 2016

Nigeria had the second largest HIV epidemic in 2016, with over 196,000 adolescents representing 10 per cent of the global burden said to be living with HIV/AIDS, according to a World Health Report. The report was given by Mrs Esther Samuel, The Chief Matron, Lagos State Ministry of Health, at a programme by a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) Lisa Demi Project, in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lisa Demi Project, initiated in the U.K., seeks address the sexual health issues through Talks, Counselling and Entertainment among others....
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African Excellence Full Tuition Scholarships At University Of Glasgow, UK – 2018

African Excellence Full Tuition Scholarships At University Of Glasgow, UK – 2018 Eligible Countries: African countries To be taken at (country): UK Type: Masters Selection Criteria: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit. Number Of Awardees: 2 per College Value Of Scholarship: Full fee waiver Duration Of Scholarship: 1 year Eligibility: To be eligible for this programme, candidates must: be Africans reside in Africa at time of applying have completed a first degree in Africa demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to a degree equivalent...
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