Monthly Archives: November 2019

Coca-Cola Scales up Investments in Africa as Company’s Global CEO, Quincey, Visits Africa

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Global CEO and Chairman of the Coca-Cola Company, James Quincey, has visited Nigeria and South Africa, where he met with business and political leaders as the company scaled up investments and looked forward to continued growth on the continent.

Chief among Quincey’s engagements was discussions with Africa’s foremost entrepreneur and industrialist, Aliko Dangote, who stands out as an example of indigenous African investors, driving growth across the continent.

Other engagements included meetings with top executives from Discovery Group, MTN, Unilever and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, and thought leaders such as Tony Elumelu (Chairman of Heirs Holding), Doyin Salami (Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic Advisory Council) and Fred Swaniker from the Africa Leadership Academy. These engagements provided Quincey and his team with critical insights about Africa’s opportunities.

“Having operated in Africa for over 90 years as a local business in every country, we believe Africa is a region that will increasingly influence…

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Hillary Clinton Remember Transgender Victims Who Died This Year.

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Hillary Clinton, has list out some makes of transgender victims who have lost their lives this year in America.

According to the congresswoman, many of those victims were women of color. Clinton however called for the reaffirmation of commitment in making the world a safer place for transgender persons.

Hillary twisted this in remembrance of the victims to Mark the world transgender day.

Divergent Views in the Senate over Social Media Bill as It Passes Second Reading

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Divergent arguments were raised on Wednesday at the Nigerian Senate’s plenary over the passage of bill to protect the social media from peddling fake news.

The bill for an Act to make provisions for the Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019 sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, representing Niger East Senatorial district was re-read at plenary on Wednesday.

In defence of the bill, Senator Elisha Abbo expressed fear over the growth of fake news in Nigeria which, according to him, may destroy the nation if unchecked.

“I want to commend Distinguished Senator Musa for sponsoring this Bill. The issue of fake news in this country, if it’s not regulated is a cancer waiting to consume all of us.

“Even conventional media that are regulated are suffering from falsehood,” he said.

Senator Abba Moro, equally threw weight behind the bill, describing it straightforward laced with good intentions.

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Dickson Speaks on November 16 Guber Poll in Bayelsa, Says No Rift with Jonathan

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Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Tuesday spoke on the November 16 governorship election in the state, saying he’s in possession of video evidences of killings and electoral violence that characterised the poll in Nembe Local Government Area and other parts of the state.

The governor has also dismissed the popular narrative that he’s at loggerheads with former president Goodluck Jonathan.

Addressing a world press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday, Dickson described the Saturday election as a charade and a carefully orchestrated plan to forcefully take over the state towards entrenching a one party system.

He condemned in its entirety the alleged brazen connivance of security agents, particularly the Nigerian Army with the APC thugs to hijack electoral materials in most local government areas of the state.

The governor alleged that soldiers deployed in Ogbia Local Government Area and other parts of the state led by one Lieutenant Colonel from the…

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