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Why I Declined Tesla’s Offer To Get Raw Materials From Nigeria – Minister

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has said he turned down an offer by Tesla Inc to get raw lithium from Nigeria. Lithium is one of the components used in electric car batteries. There has been more than eightfold surge in the price of lithium since the start of 2020, according to Financial Times. This has put …

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Muslim/Muslim Ticket: Catholics demand apology as Lalong explains his reference to Pope

Aggrieved members of the Roman Catholic Church on Thursday expressed concern over the reference by Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State to the Pope while defending his acceptance to serve as the Director-General of All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council for the 2023 election. The PUNCH reported that the governor had backed the idea of the Muslim-Muslim ticket after meeting with …

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Manchester City agree fee with Anderlecht for Spain Under-21s defender Sergio Gomez

Manchester City have agreed a fee of 13m euros (£11m) plus add-ons with Anderlecht for Spain Under-21’s defender Sergio Gomez. City were looking at left-sided options after failing to complete a deal for Brighton’s Marc Cucurella, who joined Chelsea last week for £62.5m. If not promoted to the first-team squad, Gomez could be loaned to City Football Group club Girona in Spain. …

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Former Governor Dariye To Run For Senate After Prison Release

Barring any last-minute change, a former governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye, will declare interest to contest the Plateau Central senatorial seat on the platform of the Labour Party (LP).  Dariye; former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame, and three others were, on Monday released from prison three months after their pardon by the Council of State led by President Muhammadu …

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