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Says Nigerians should shun violent diatribes as he turns 76 General Babangida, on the occasion of his 76th birthday and Salah festivities noted that the country can not afford to experience another war. The statement reads; “Nigeria, my dear country, is not a stranger to crisis, nor is she immune to it. In a profound sense, she can be said ...

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4 Amazing places in Canada (youve probably never heard of)


Canada is located in North America and its not only popular for its diversity of people cultures and languages. However, it features varieties of mind-blowing scenery (both natural and artificial) across it. In fact, I can say the land is flowing with milk and honey and it has never lost it glory as the second-largest country in the world. To ...

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Nigeria is too big to run – Ekweremadu


The Deputy Senate president noted that the present structure of the country has made it difficult to administer and calls for the reduction in size. Ekweremadu stated this while speaking with newsmen on Monday. He further said, ” We believe that the Federal Government as presently constituted is too big and we need to adjust it. “In a situation where ...

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290000 applicants signed up for N-Power in 3 Days- FG

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Over 290,000 applicants have signed up for N-Power job on its portal on Friday, just three days after the portal was opened, according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on job creation, Afolabi Imoukhuede. He announced this during an interactive session with the first batch of the scheme’s beneficiaries in Edo at the Urhokpota Hall, Benin City. Afolabi ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Full List of 72 CBT centres blacklisted by JAMB, and their offences


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday announced the blacklisting of 72 of the 600 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres used for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country. JAMB’s registrar, Is-haq Oloyede,  said the blacklisting of some of the centres was due to their alleged involvement in extortion and “organised examination malpractice” during the ...

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The Exploits of Nigeria’s most notorious kidnap kingpin, Evans.


It is no longer news that Evans, described as the most notorious, high profile kidnapper – and the richest in Nigeria has been caught. A relief to the Nigerian Police Force who had placed a N30million bounty on him. Policemen broke into his room at his Magodo residence without resistance. “I know this is the end, I am finished”. Evans ...

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Be a Partner or Float a Company?

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By Barr. Esther Olatunbosun xtawande@gmail.com Don Yaeger could have been more right when he said: ‘decisions are the frequent fabric of our daily design.’ The world is this beautiful because of the human ability to make choices considered logical. Making big decisions are often the big deals but sometimes, choices considered inconsequential may be the greatest breakthrough humanity ever saw, ...

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Ivory Coast’s “Iron Lady” Simone Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes


By Sandra Beagan Ivory Coast’s former First Lady Simone Gbagbo has been cleared of charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the country’s highest criminal court. Judge Kouadio Bouatchi said that the jury’s vote on March 28 was unanimous. Prosecutor Aly Yeo urged the jury to find Gbago “guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes and sentence ...

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Canada PM Announces Support for High-quality, Affordable Child Care


By Zacheaus Somorin Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better future for themselves and their ...

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Canadian border flooded with refugees moving from the US to Canada

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police apprehended 22 refugees over the weekend as they tried to cross the border into Canada from the U.S illegally.   The nearly two dozen individuals were apprehended late Saturday near Emerson, Manitoba, which borders North Dakota and Minnesota. But while the tiny town of 671 has traditionally accepted refugees with open arms, residents are growing ...

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Calling All Artists: The City is Looking for Your Hazel Art  


February 14, 2017 Today has traditionally been about hearts, flowers and poetry but in Ontario, Valentine’s Day is now about so much more.   On December 8, 2016, the Ontario legislature passed an Act proclaiming February 14 as Hazel McCallion Day in Ontario. To celebrate Mississauga’s longest serving mayor, the City’s Culture Division is planning a spring exhibition that pays ...

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Canadian Prime Minister visits Trump’s White House

US President Donald Trump(L) greets Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau upon arrival outside of the West Wing of the White House on February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at the White House Monday, becoming the third world leader to meet with President Donald Trump face to face. The two leaders couldn’t be more different. “Because as we know, relationships between neighbors are pretty complex, and we won’t always agree on everything. But because of our deep abiding respect for one another, we’re ...

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Misinformation and The Canadian “Lottery” Program

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By Johnson Babalola The messages kept coming in through emails, phones, and texts. They came from different individuals with varied educational and ethnic backgrounds but with one thing in common: they were all Nigerians. They all asked about the same program: the Canadian “lottery” program. A telephone conversation I had with a particular gentleman (hereinafter referred to simply as A) ...

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Trump Signs Order to Withdraw from TPP

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Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump will start to unravel the behemoth trade deal he inherited from his predecessor, as he signed an executive action to withdraw from the negotiating process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.   That executive action sends signals to Democrats and leaders in foreign capitals around the world that Trump’s rhetoric on trade during the campaign is turning into ...

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Millions march at protests against new US President


Millions of people from all over the world have marched in opposition to the agenda and rhetoric of President Donald Trump. In the United States, people packed into the country’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington, as hundreds of other marches happened across America. A city official in Washington said the turnout estimate was of 500,000 people, more than ...

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Trump inauguration: President vows to end ‘American Carnage’

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President Donald Trump has painted a bleak picture of a broken country after being sworn in as US president. He spoke of abandoned factories, rampant crime, and a failed education system, pledging that his presidency would bring about change. “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now,” President Trump said on the steps of the Capitol. Thousands of ...

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Refugee will lose fingers after getting frostbites while trying to cross U.S.-Canada border


A Ghanaian refugee who almost died during a trek to cross the U.S.-Canada border into Manitoba on Christmas Eve will lose all of his fingers, a toe and possibly his arms. “It’s very bad news,” Seidu Mohammed, 24, told the press in an interview at a Winnipeg hospital where he is being treated for severe frostbite. “I don’t know what ...

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From refugee to cabinet member: Canada’s new Minister of Immigration

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Canada’s new Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, is the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, the Member of Parliament for York South-Weston, in Ontario. He was sworn into office on January 10, 2017. Mr. Hussen arrived in Canada as a teenage refugee from Somalia, via Kenya, in 1993. A lawyer and social activist, Mr. Hussen served on several community organizations, including having ...

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