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UBER INVESTIGATED OVER GENDER DISCRIMINATION

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Ride hailing firm Uber, is being investigated by US authorities over a complaint about gender discrimination, the BBC understands. As first reported in the Wall Street Journal, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began investigating the firm in August 2017. Investigators have been interviewing former and current Uber employees and seeking

THAILAND CAVE TO BE TURNED INTO A MUSEUM

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The cave complex in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped for more than two weeks is set to be turned into a museum. Rescue officials said the museum would showcase how the operation unfolded, predicting it would be a "major attraction" for Thailand. At least two companies

CHINA’S HNA GROUP BOSS, WANG JIAN DIES IN FRANCE

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  The co-founder and chairman of the giant Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has died in a fall in southern France, his company has confirmed. Wang Jian, 57, “accidentally fell” in Provence, while on a business trip to France, a company statement said. Police said he fell off a wall in the village of

SPECIAL PROSECUTOR SHOULD RESTRAIN OF WITCH-HUNTING -PREZ NANA ADDO

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The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the appointment of Mr. Martin Amidu, as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor, will deny persons, who will be investigated and prosecuted for engaging in acts of corruption, the often-cited restrain of witch-hunting. According to President Akufo-Addo, “we have a particular problem in

FUEL TANKER ABLAZE KILLS AT LEAST NINE PEOPLE IN NIGERIA

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A petrol tanker has caught fire in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, killing at least nine people, officials say.  More than 50 vehicles, including five buses, were set ablaze after the truck lost control and spilled its contents on a busy motorway during rush hour. The tanker is said to have crashed after

AISHA BUHARI AWARDED AS THE ‘WOMAN OF VALOUR’

The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) has commended the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, for her worthy causes in supporting Nigerian women, girls and children. The U.S.-based women group, who presented the “Woman of Valour” award to Mrs Buhari during the 18th Annual Awards Banquet at Atlanta, applauded

MORE THAN 200 PEEOPLE DIE IN WEEKEND CLASHES IN CENTRAL NIGERIA

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More than 200 people died in weekend clashes in central Nigeria between farmers and herders after attacks by "suspected militia herdsmen," the governor of Plateau State said. Simon Lalong spoke late Tuesday during a visit by President Muhammadu Buhari after military, police and counter terror units were sent to end the

RAS KIMONO DIES AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS

Ras Kimono, a veteran reggae artiste from Nigeria dies at age 60 after a short illness at a hospital in Lagos. Ekeleke Elumelu popularly known as Ras Kimono died on Sunday, June 10, 2018 after a short illness at lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos. Tony Okoroji the chairman of the copyright

TO BE THE US PRESIDENT IS NOT IN MY DNA – OPRAH WINFREY

Oprah Winfrey has told the US magazine that she doesn’t “have the DNA” to US president. It has been widely speculated that she could be the future Democratic contender for the 2020 elections after a rousing speech at the Golden Globes earlier this month. “I’ve always felt very secure and confident with

FORGET CONTESTING IN 2019 MR. PRESIDENT-YUL EDOCHIE

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie messages the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in a video to forget contesting for second term come 2019. In a video uploaded on YouTube, the young actor begged the president not to run in 2019 and that the people of Nigeria are dying of hunger. “Mr. President, I

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