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The Palestinian daily Al-Quds reported that the Egyptian authorities have taken effective measures to revoke the citizenship of Zahar and many other Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.
The paper quoted an Egyptian source as saying that the latest measure targeted Palestinians who are “affiliated with certain Palestinian political parties or those who are connected to outlawed groups in Egypt.”
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FIVE Pentecostal bishops have been banned from officiating in any bishopric gathering in the Niger Delta.
A terse statement, issued yesterday by Pentecostal Bishops in the Niger Delta and signed by the acting National Secretary of the organisation, Bishop David Benedict, said the unnamed bishops committed a sacrilegious act when, in company of seven other clerics from the region, indulged in alleged disgraceful act “without minding their highly exalted position in Christendom”.
While commending the National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, and the South-south Chairman, Arch-Bishop God-dowell Avwormakpa, for suspending the bishops, lauded the CAN President for his effort to religious body in the country.
The group called for peace between Governor Chibuike Amaechi and President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Cape Verde left out in cold by the world football body
THE FIFA Appeal Committee Tuesday informed the Cape Verdean Football Association (FCF) that it has thrown out its appeal over the decision to award victory in the World Cup qualifier against Tunisia to the Carthage Eagles.
Cape Verde defeated Tunisia 2-0 in Tunis to qualify for the final round of the Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifying series, but the Carthage Eagles petitioned FIFA following the discovery that Cape Verde fielded an ineligible player in the game.
After investigating the case, FIFA declared the match in question forfeited and awarded 3-0 in favour of Tunisia, meaning that the Cape Verde Islands did not progress to round three of the FIFA World Cup African zone qualifiers having dropped to second place in Group B with nine points, while Tunisia advance having finished first with 14 points.
The Nigerian multibillionaires are the real refrections of the co-operative governance. Dangote did excatly what any wealthy individual ought to do to thier communities. We cannot always rely on the government to fulfil other developments that are lacking behind. I hope this charitable and life contributing initiative will encourage or stimulate other world magnates to help where is due. It’s all about being a human being and show your emotional side of it towards other struggling people. We need indeed all over African continent peeople by Mr. Dangote. Africa in this regard will prospers.
DANGOTE Foundation yesterday began the construction of what has been described as one of Africa’ most ambitious health facilities located in Kano State.
It is worth N2 billion.
Also, the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said he is planning to build the world’s best hospital in Kano State to stop medical tourism that has cost Nigeria billions of naira.
The medical facilities, named Mariya Sanusi Dantata Ultramodern Theatre Complex and a diagnostic laboratory, are situated within the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano.
Speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony, Dangote, the foundation’s chairman, said: “It is not just about creating a modern, new sorely needed medical facility in this great city of ours. It is about our broader commitment to systematically improving the health and well-being, which is one of our areas of focus. We believe that every Nigerian has a right to quality healthcare. We…
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