Tag: liberia

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 19, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of April

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:       James Ibori is dragging the UK to the ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 9, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria, Liberia and the impending Brain Drain

President of the Republic of Liberia, George Weah visited Nigeria on 5 March 2018. The main reason for Weah’s visit ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 22, 2018

The Late 5: Pence tells Israel’s Parliament that the US Embassy will be moved ahead of schedule, George Weah sworn in as Liberia’s President and other stop stories

These are the top Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God ...

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AzeezDecember 29, 2017

I respect the will of the people | George Weah’s opponent congratulates him

Liberian Vice President and candidate at the Presidential run-off, Joseph Boakai has congratulated former football star, George Weah on his ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 29, 2017

The Big 5: Oyegun’s definition of “Change”, George Weah’s reaction to his victory and other top stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association said its ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 29, 2017

“Change is on” | George Weah reacts after he was declared winner of Liberia’s Presidential run-off

Former World Footballer of the Year, George Weah, has reacted after he was declared the winner of the Liberia Presidential ...

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AzeezDecember 28, 2017

Ex-football star George Weah wins Liberia Presidential run-off

Former football star George Weah has defeated Vice President Joseph Boakai to win Liberia’s presidential election run-off, the election commission ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 27, 2017

George Weah may be in line to become Liberia’s next president

Unofficial results have indicated that former Ballon d’Or winner, George Oppong Weah may have won the Liberian Presidential run-off election, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

Okorocha is set to unveil the statue of Liberia’s Johnson-Sirleaf

Having unveiled the statue of the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma,  – see reactions – the governor of Imo, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2017

Liberia’s Supreme Court holds run-off election to hear fraud claims

Liberia’s Supreme Court has paused the November 7 presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first-round results by ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

George Weah visits TB Joshua’s Synagogue

The retired footballer and Presidential aspirant in Liberia, George Weah Sunday, visited the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 11, 2017

Former World Best footballer, George Weah reportedly wins Liberia Presidential election

Retired professional footballer turned politician, George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah, has reportedly won the Liberia Presidential election, even as the electoral ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 15, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This is everything President Buhari actually said to the Nigerian troops everywhere today

President Muhammadu Buhari celebrated this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day with much more enthusiasm than we have now come to ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Femi Adesina: The Gbagbo and Koroma treatment is inevitable for Yahya Jammeh

by Femi Adesina What a helluva week for a man who turns 74 today. In one day, in his birthday ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 20, 2016

UBA and MasterCard announce ground-breaking Pan-African partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard ...

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Mallam YeroJune 30, 2015

New Ebola case reported in Liberia

Over a month after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Liberia Ebola-free, Liberian health authorities have reported a new case. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 24, 2015

“Obasanjo begs court to let his books be sold” – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju   1. APC suffers 17,000 blows In recent time, the Peoples Democratic Party has lost thousands of ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 23, 2015

Beware Nigeria, Ebola has returned to Liberia

by Chinwe Okafor Barely two weeks to the official declaration of Liberia as an Ebola-free country by the World Health Organisation, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 25, 2015

PDP behind attack on Jonathan – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. PDP behind attack on Jonathan. The opposition, All Progressives Congress, says the recent back-to-back attacks on President Jonathan’s ...

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Ada IgboanugoJanuary 23, 2015

First batch of Ebola experimental vaccine shipped to Liberia

by Chinwe Okafor The first batch of an experimental vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia, according to ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

APC candidate, Buhari promises a better Nigeria for all

by James Sambo All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), says APC would provide the necessary military ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 28, 2014

Second time lucky: Ex-footballer, George Weah wins senate seat in Liberia

by Mark Bassey After losing to President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in the 2005 presidential election, erstwhile world footballer of the year, George ...

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SolaDecember 5, 2014

Nigerian soldier down with #Ebola in Liberia

by Anike Jacobs A Nigerian soldier with the United Nations’ Mission in Liberia (UNAMIL) has tested positive for Ebola. He ...

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Isime EseneNovember 13, 2014

UBA commits $1million to the Ebola fight, Elumelu urges corporate Africa to take up the challenge

by Isi Esene The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

Ebola aid: ECOWAS donates $1.5million to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

by Laila Ibrahim The Extra Ordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 6, 2014

@Diiwana: How Nigeria got disrespected in Liberian museum (Y! FrontPage)

by Dayo Olugbemi I was checking out some amazing works of art at a gallery beside the US embassy when ...

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Isime EseneNovember 3, 2014

Hello, Lagos! The Future Awards Africa holds on 7 December, launches campaign for 1million young Africans to fight Ebola

by Isi Esene The Central Working Committee (CWC) of Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Ebola arrives Mali as 2-year-old child becomes first victim

by Chidi Okoye The first case of the Ebola virus disease has been recorded in Mali, and the first victim ...

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YEditorOctober 23, 2014

First set of Nigerian volunteers set to leave for #Ebola hit countries

The Supervising Minister of Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, has announced that the first set of 250 volunteers will soon leave ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

WHO to commence Ebola drug trials in West Africa

by Chidi Okoye The head of Health Information of the World Health Organisation, Marie Paule Kieny, has revealed that Ebola ...

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