May 23, 2019
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The boys in my area were at it again. This time, it is about SARS. Emeka was lamenting the insult he got from a SARS official who rough handed him the other day. Segun’s case was even pitiable, he missed a very important apptitued test because a SARS official mistook him for a Yahoo boy. […]

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Twelve crew members of a Swiss commercial ship have been taken hostage by pirates who attacked the vessel as it sailed off the coast of Nigeria. Massoel Shipping said in a statement Sunday that the ship MV Glarus, with 19 crew on board, was attacked as it was carrying wheat from the Nigerian commercial capital […]

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Tanzania has a population of about 53 million people, of which 70% live below the poverty level, surviving on about US$2 a day. Despite this, President Magufuli has instructed women to do away with birth control interventions, claiming that the country needs more people. At a rally in Tanzania’s Simiyu region, President John Magufuli told […]

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Within every challenge lies an opportunity waiting to be seized. Businesses know this. Today, the world faces an urgent demographic challenge: 1.8 billion young people, between the ages of 10 and 24, are standing at the door of adulthood. Every month, 10 million young people reach working age – ready to begin productive lives. Will […]

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Citing Nigeria’s debt profile and spate of killings across the country, 14 militant groups, under the aegis of Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators (CNDA), have kicked against President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid. The groups, in a statement signed by John Duku (Niger Delta Watchdogs); Ekpo Ekpo (Niger Delta Volunteers) and others, stated this while […]

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Nine persons including six final year students of the Edo State-owned university, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, have been reported killed at a graduation party. The party was held at Ihimudun road, Ekpoma in Esan West local government area. It was gathered that three of the deceased were former students of the institution invited to the […]

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The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea is no longer isolated, Djibouti is emerging as the new regional arms trafficking hub. The small strategically located state acts as a transit location for weapons trafficking between Yemen and northern […]

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New fewer than 10 villagers have been killed in boko haram terrorists’ ambush in Nganzai local government area of Borno State. The secretary of Hunters Association in Borno State, Bunu Bukar, who disclosed this to journalists in Maiduguri on Friday, said he received the information through a call from his members in Nganzai about an […]

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Hundreds have lost their lives this year as a fertile region descends into worsening conflict It was a set-up and Buharin Daji walked right into it. The notorious cattle-rustling kingpin had arrived for a meeting in the northern Nigerian bush, ostensibly to settle differences with one of his senior lieutenants, but instead was shot dead. […]

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September 14, 2017 was the day on which the Indigenous People of Biafra saw their leader Nnamdi Kanu’s home invaded by the Nigerian army, and his arrest. Kanu has been campaigning for the self-determination of the Biafra people who want a seperate republic from Nigeria. Today has been earmarked for a sit-at-home exercise by the […]

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Soldiers on Wednesday evening battled Boko Haram fighters who attacked a military location, an official has said. The battle occurred in Damasak, Borno State and was on at about 7:00 p.m. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Texas Chukwu, confirmed the battle in a short message circulated by other officials including former army spokesperson Sani […]

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The future of an Indian Ocean archipelago which is the last remaining African colony of the old British Empire came into sharp focus at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) last week. Legalbrief reports that the Chagos Islands were home to a Bourbonnais Creole-speaking people for more than 150 years until the UK evicted them […]

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Just one day after President John Magufuli reiterated his opposition to birth controls by telling Tanzanians to continue reproducing, a Member of Parliament (MP) has faulted him on grounds that his (the President’s) position was going contrary to the available national policies. Speaking at a public rally in Meatu in Simiyu Region on Sunday, September […]

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The population of hungry people is rising across the world, a UN report has shown, with more than a quarter of them in Africa. Out of the 821 million people who faced shortage of food in 2017, 257 million were found in the continent. A new report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition […]

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A presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday in Jigawa State said the extremist group, Boko Haram, was taking back Nigerian territories hitherto recovered by troops. The former vice president spoke after a closed-door meeting with a fellow Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, at the latter’s home in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital. […]

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Pro-Biafra agitators, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have declared general strike across the South-east and South-South geo political zones and other areas where Biafrans resides on September 14 to mourn those killed in the struggle for the restoration of Biafra Independence since 2015. The group stated that inhabitants of the two geo-political zones and […]

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The federal government yesterday said that preliminary investigation revealed that the ground shaking experienced by the inhabitants of Mpape, Abuja and environs on the 5th of September, was due to long quarrying activities in the area, which involve intense blasting that led to stress accumulation. THISDAY gathered that to forestall any eventualities, the federal government, […]

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The Presidents of African countries converged in Beijing last week, to attend the 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC); President Muhammadu Buhari’s delegation included at least four state governors and seven federal ministers. The high point of the forum was the ‘promise’ by Chinese President, Xi Jinping, to provide fresh ‘assistance’ of […]

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African Union (AU) military chiefs have raised concern over the involvement of external forces in regional conflicts, particularly in the Horn of Africa, saying that the increase in foreign military bases of western countries could potentially derail efforts towards achieving peace and stability. The concern was raised yesterday at the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) […]

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There are ominous signs of growing turbulence around the world. The number of civil wars has doubled since 2001 – ​jumping ​from 30 to 70. The number of people killed in these armed conflicts has increased tenfold since 2005. And there are more refugees and internally displaced people around the world than at any time […]

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