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Feminism among Africans; navigating two evil pathways

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Written by Olumide Oyekunle juliusolumide@yahoo.co.uk The society no doubt has failed the female folk, with so much glass ceiling at workplace, income inequality, abuses and violent conducts. We have produced men with machismo vibes, arrogant, proud and boastful, boys with little or no kitchen knowledge and disrespectful. They grow up becoming who they were nurtured to be, some inevitably becoming ...

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Justice Dept. to investigate Baltimore police on use of force

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By Frank Ofili   Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has decided to launch a federal investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department has engaged in a “pattern or practice” of excessive force. Lynch’s announcement about the Justice Department’s probe — the latest in a string of municipalities that are being investigated by the federal government for civil rights violations — ...

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MOTION SANS MOVEMENT

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s one month in office can best be described as motion without movement, although one cannot categorically say that he has not hit the ground running. His first major action in office was to commit western nations, particularly the US and Britain, to the search for solutions to the Boko Haram menace. The US government has donated ...

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HOUSE OF SLEAZE

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In this edition of your informative newspaper, we bring to you happenings in Nigeria, Canada and around the world. Nigeria continues in her characteristic tradition of churning out jaw-dropping stories of drama and ingenuity – even in infamy. That drama and ingenuity came to the fore when news broke out that the wife of the immediate past President, Mrs. Patience ...

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2015: A NEW BEGINNING FOR NIGERIA AND CANADA

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The year 2015 is significant for Nigeria and Canada in many respects. It is the year both countries had a change of government; and not just a change of government, but a change from the conservative to more progressive after over a decade-long regime of arrogant conservative party misgovernance.   It is also a year familiar names popped up in the ...

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SILVER LINING

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s may not be savvy in macro economy management, but there is a general consensus that his government is winning the war on terror. This is reflected in the virtual decimation of the Islamist terror sect Boko Haram. The President had on several occasions vowed to rescue over 200 female school girls kidnapped by the sect in ...

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IN THE THRESHOLD OF CHANGING WORLD

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Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is one man never out of the news. Since he left office in 2007, he has remained a constant feature in the political scheme of things in Nigeria. If he is not writing acerbic letters to the leader of Black World’s most populous country, he is firing shots at members of the country’s National ...

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END OF YEAR MESSAGE

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2016 was a significant year for us at Nigeria-Canadian Newspaper. So it was for our countries (Nigeria and Canada) and elsewhere around the world. Our newspaper continues to experience steady growth and recognition around the world. Our coverage and readership also grew along with improvement in our content and quality. To cap it all, our Publisher/CEO, Ngozi Ugoh, was recognized and honoured with ...

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