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  Nigeria wealth distribution   – The West African Examination Council (WAEC) Wednesday in Yaba, Lagos released the details of the results of the May/June 2013 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), saying it could not compute the percentage of candidates who mad...
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Fenerbahçe had signed Emenike two years ago from Kardemir Karabük, before the Nigerian forward left the club to play at Spartak Moscow amid a match-fixing scandal. AA photo Fenerbahçe has announced the capture of Nigerian forward Emmanuel Emenike from Spartak Moscow for 13 million euros, two years af...
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‘‘The claim that the Igbo helped to develop Lagos is hogwash. The major institutions of the south-west were developed by the diligence, hard-work, industry and sweat of the Yoruba people. This is a historical fact” – Femi Fani-Kayode Did I read Femi Fani-Kayode and the clown h...
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Late last week was the birthday celebration of former Delta State governor, James Ibori, which he clocked 55 years. While he is still serving a jail term in a UK prison, family, friends, and kinsmen, threw a birthday party for him. The celebration began with a thanksgiving church service where the Pa...
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By Fejiro Oliver Some things you must always be unable to bear. Some things you must never stop refusing to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame, no matter how young you are or how old you have got. Not for kudos and not for cash: your picture in the paper not money in […]...
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Former president of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo has never seen a perfect election. At this rate, he’s not going to come close. The African Union’s brazen rubber-stamping of the Zimbabwean elections is incompatible with the lofty ideals it espouses, but makes perfect sense when you realize that it reall...
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Asihel Betsuamlak   I. Background: Eritrea achieved its independence in 1991 after a bitter and long political and armed struggle for freedom and independence. The people of Eritrea and the gallant heroic fighters (Tegadelti/Munadlin), who hailed from diverse backgrounds, fought a bitter war of ...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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  Saudi Arabia is looking to recruit domestic workers from Kyrgyzstan, it was reported, following a ban on nationals from countries including Ethiopia, Kenya and Indonesia.   According to English language Arab News, the Gulf kingdom’s Ministry of Labour is drawing up plans to tap talent fro...
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Faysal Qassim During the day on August 3, 2013, the Ethiopian government was unusually busy in its anti-Muslim operations. As night time came, however, the government immediately took a likewise unusual pro-Islam face. The Ethiopian state TV aired a special congregational Muslim ritual held on the 27...
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  Mr. Chidi Lloyd | credits: File copy HOPES of breathing the air of freedom on Tuesday eluded the Majority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd, as a State High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, ordered that he should be remanded in prison custody. The trial judge, Justi...