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Prince Philip of Britain – set to retire

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Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire in the week, conducting the last of quite twenty two,200 solo public engagements, the palace said Monday. The Duke of Edinburgh, WHO served as a military officer throughout warfare II, can attend a parade of Royal Marines at castle on Wednesday. he’s captain general of the commando force. “This ...

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South Africa farmers faced with trial for shoving man into coffin

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Two white South African farmers on Monday pleaded acquitted to any or all charges once a web video allegedly showed them pushing a Negroid into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive. Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson, both 28, stood trial on charges of nobble, assault and tried murder over the incident last year at a farm close to ...

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France wants to jail son of Africa’s longest serving president.

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By S.Ratko A French prosecutor has asked a court to sentence the vice president of Equatorial Guinea to three years in prison for embezzling $115 million from his country to buy luxury cars, real estate, and other assets in France. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, 48, the country’s current vice president and the son of current president Teodoro Obiang, Africa’s longest ...

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Canada @ 150 – The argument for a seat at the UN Security Council

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Canada’s milestone anniversary as it clocks 150 is not only a landmark achievement but also significant. Beyond the democratic ideals which promote freedom to attain the summit of happiness and prosperity, the country is also the melting pot for cross-cultural connection. The country boasts of not less than 200 different nationalities as it provides a safe haven for thousands seeking ...

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Full list of constitution amendments by senate

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32 new amendments has been officially made to the country’s 1999 constitution. Below are the new amendments:   1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This bill seeks to amend the Third Schedule to include former Presidents of the Senate and Speakers of the ...

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EU raises concern over new Russia sanctions

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Brussels has expressed deep concern over the implications of new sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea, especially as it affects the flow of energy from Russia to Europe. Officials of the European Commission has stated that they were ready to defend the interest of the EU if they were not addressed by the US. Lawmakers in the lower legislative ...

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Saudi Authorities to investigate woman in mini skirts video

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By Julius Oyekunle Saudi authorities are investigating a video of a young woman that appeared online where she is seen wearing miniskirt and crop-top in public. Many on social media praised her bravery for confronting the rigid dress code of the conservative Muslim country. It is against the Sharia for women to wear clothing that exposes their hands and legs ...

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On FG’s plan to ban production of music video abroad

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The recent announcement made by the Minister of Information on its proposed plan to ban the production of music video abroad is insensitive and unwarranted. Currently, the entertainment industry generates 2.5% of the country’s GDP and employs 150,000. The sector has the capacity to inject more into the economy with adequate government intervention and favourable government policy. Rather than for ...

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Hernandez jailed three years for threatening to kill Obama

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The 32-year-old man from Massachusetts has been sentenced to 3 years behind bars for threatening to kill then Barack Obama once United States president, prosecutors declared. Alex Hernandez on Wednesday was sentenced by federal judge Indira Talwani to thirty seven months, to be served at the same time with a five-to-eight-year term he’s already serving for drugs and firearms offenses. ...

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Britain and Mexico to take Brexit trade deal

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Fox announced britain had launched a casual working group with Latin America’s second-largest economy seeking to “ensure all the preferential arrangements that the united kingdom presently enjoys with mexico stay in place.” Britain is walking a delicate line as Brexit talks inch forward in Bruxelles. It will be ousted from all EU trade deals once it leaves the bloc on ...

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Boko Haram attack: NNPC suspends oil exploration in Chad region.

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The Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has halted its crude oil exploration within the lake region in parts of Borno State. After a awfully serious attack on the work force and a few military security personnel by the Boko Haram group, the NNPC has suspended all activities for currently in this region. The minister for petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said ...

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EFCC Seals Enugu Mall

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The Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wed sealed the multi-billion naira Enugu Mall occupied by SPAR, a multinational retail outlet. Mr Chris Oluka, the head of Public Affairs of EFCC, confirmed the incident, saying that the managers of the building flouted the directive of EFCC on the development of the building. Oluka stated that the officers from Abuja ...

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Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ in US military – Trump

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President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in the military. He famously twitted that he had consulted with military specialists and foresaw “tremendous medical costs and disruption”. The Obama administration last year allowed transgender people to serve openly in the military. Later in June, the Defence Secretary James Mattis agreed to a six-month delay in the recruitment of transgender ...

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Customs generates N486bn in six months

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The Nigeria Customs Service has made a revenue of N486bn from January to June, this year. With regard to the revenue (N385bn) that was made last year in the same space of time in 2016, the Nigeria Customs Service broke the record. The Public Relations Officer, NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, gave the figure on Wednesday in Abuja. Attah mentioned in ...

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Vatican treasurer faces sexual assault charges

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Cardinal George Pell, one amongst the most senior figures in the Vatican will appear in the dock at Melbourne Magistrates Court for his first hearing since the charges were created by Victoria Police against him last month. The 76-year-old, who has strongly denied the charges, has been given an absence leave from his role at the Vatican as Secretariat for ...

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

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The popular alleged O.j Simpson was granted a parole on Thursday 20, 2017 after he had served 9 years in jail for an alleged attempted robbery he committed in Las Vegas, 2007. The 70-year-old former football star was sentenced to a 33-year imprisonment after he tried to steal sports memorabilia at gunpoint at a hotel in Las Vegas. After numerous ...

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Patriotism: Toronto condemned a patriotic act which saved taxpayers $50,000

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A local patriotic citizen built a set of stairs at his park for just C$550 when the city budgeted a cost of a minimum of C$65,000 ($51,500, £40,000) for it. This act can be seen as an act of patriotism, and everybody should emulate this. But, rather than the government commendation, Toronto has blocked off the access to the local ...

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South African court rules against single-religion schools

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By Robert Njeru The Johannesburg High Court has passed a ruling outlawing single-religion schools in South Africa. This means that it is now illegal for public schools to promote any one religion at the exclusion of others. This ruling has drawn mixed reactions from various circles. According to the High Court, promotion of any particular religion at schools is bound ...

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