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106 Chibok girls set to start school September – FG

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On Saturday, the federal government assured Nigerians that the 106 Chibok girls, who were freed by the Boko Haram insurgents, would finally resume school in September 2017. Minister of women Affairs and Social Development, Jummai Alhassan, said this during a special luncheon organized for the girls and their parents in Abuja. The rehabilitation and reintegration programmes organised for the girls ...

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Nigerian-Born British Chinyelu “Chi” Onwurah wins in UK elections.


British-Born Nigerian, Chinyelu Chi Onwurah has won the first seat of the night at Newcastle Central. Newcastle has become the first general election constituency to declare in a landslide victory. The Labour candidate defeated other candidates where Houghton and Sunderland South, were beaten by Newcastle to declare election results since early 90s. Newcastle Central declared at 11pm, just an hour ...

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Starbucks Further Expands Parental Leave

CHENGDU, SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA - 2015/09/13: Coffee cup on table in a Starbucks cafe.  Starbucks is streamlining the ordering process so customers are able to get that cup of coffee  faster than usual. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Starbucks Corp. is upgrading its U.S. paid parental leave plan as it seeks to hire and retain workers in an increasingly competitive labor market. Effective Oct. 1, qualified store associates who are birth mothers will be entitled to six weeks of paid leave at 100% up from 67% average pay previously, and 12 weeks of unpaid leave. Store associates who ...

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