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  Two second-half goals from Uche Nwofor gave Nigeria a 2-0 victory over South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge. South Africa took time to settle and struggled with possession early in the game. However, Nigeria failed to take advantage of that, because they kept possession in their own ha...
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CAIRO — Nearly 100 people were killed in clashes across the country that erupted Wednesday when Egyptian security forces cleared out thousands of people at sit-ins demanding the return of ousted president Mohammed Morsi. The Egyptian Health Ministry says 95 people died and hundreds were injured in th...
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By John Okiyi Kalu I was trying to understand the character called Femi Fani Kayode (FFK) beyond the known fact of his past (and may be present) history of drug use and accidentally stumbled on an article written by one Kola Ola Olaniran in January 2006 titled “rudeness runs in Fani-Kayode̵...
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” I was not a tribalist when I had a long-standing and intimate relationship with Miss Bianca Onoh, an igbo lady, who many years later married Ojukwu and who is now our Ambassador in Spain. I was not a tribalist when I had a long-standing and intimate relationship with Miss Chioma Anasoh, anoth...
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Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer, lost about 1.2 billion dollars to oil thieves in a single month of the first quarter of 2013, an official statement said Tuesday. “At average January-March prices of $121 per barrel, this theft resulted in a loss of $1.2bn to Nigeria in one month al...
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By Dawit Giorgis, The National Interest The Obama administration’s foreign policy is often criticized as “leading from behind.” The term appears to have been taken from former South African president Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, in which he recommended: “It is better to lead from behind and to put...
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In Eritrea
Aug 14th, 2013
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African Fashion International pulled off a fashion week in Cape Town that seemed more polished than ever. The shows started on time, labels were removed from the soles of shoes and fewer threads were left hanging at the hem of garments. There were some gems and some disappointments, some coups de maî...
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By Wole Mosadomi Minna— There ap-pears to be no end in sight to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the country as Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala declared, yesterday, that the nation’s economy cannot accomm...
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Amaechi | credits: www.thisdaylive.com THERE are indications that the two factional chairmen of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rivers State’s Rotimi Amaechi and Plateau’s Jonah Jang, may be asked to step down for a neutral governor as part of moves to resolve  the lingering NGF crisis. The PUNCH learn...
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by Franklin Oraka President Obasanjo has recently remarked that Nigeria is cursed with bad leaders and followers. Speaking at the 4th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit organised by Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, where he offered the keynote address, the former Pr...