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NASS Must Be A National Problem Solver Not A National Problem To Be Solved

The Citizens of Impact Foundation (CIF) has expressed its dismay and disappointment with the National Assembly over its handling of the 2017 budget especially its unilateral increase of its own budget sum and mutilation of the budgetary provisions of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).

According to Comrade Olatunde, it is …

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President Buhari “Not As Bad Anymore”—Aides

Two aides of President Muhammadu Buhari last night said the ailing Nigerian leader might head home within a week, subject to clearance by his doctors. In an interview on the condition of anonymity, one of the two sources also claimed that some of the president’s latest health symptoms revealed …

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Wizkid To Join “The Future Hndrxx Tour”

Nigerian singer and songwriter Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid will be embarking on an international tour with American rapper and songwriter, Future. Future is currently on a "Nobody's Safe Tour" which started since May 4 and will come to an end on June 30.

The rapper will launch …

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2017 budget: Fashola lied on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway vote, says Senate

The Senate has asked Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr.Babatunde Fashola (SAN), to stop spreading wrong information and half-truth on the slashing of the vote to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the 2017 budget.

A statement on Saturday by Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi …

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INEC moves to create additional centres in Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State says efforts are being made to create additional centres for Continuous Voters Registration in 13 local government areas of the state.

Dr. Mustapha Mudashiru, the Administrative Secretary of the Commission in Lagos State, made this known in an interview with the News …

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200 Youths To Participate In Ooni Of Ife’s ICT Programme

About 200 youths have been selected to participate in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) empowerment programme of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye, Enitan Ogunwusi.

At the economic summit held in Ile-Ife, Osun State, the Ooni said the training was aimed at reducing the high rate of youth unemployment. He …

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UN rights body votes to investigate Kasai killings

The United Nations has opened an investigation into killings in central Democratic Republic of Congo, though some Western countries and campaign groups say they had hoped it would have a stronger mandate.

Congo's government has been fighting armed groups in the Kasai region since August, prompting fears of a wider …

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First war memorial to Afro-Caribbean soldiers unveiled in London

Britain's first memorial to the African and Caribbean soldiers of the First and Second World Wars has been unveiled in London. An estimated two million Afro-Caribbean soldiers fought in both world wars.

The sculpture, in Windrush Square, Brixton, is formed of two 6ft (1.8m) long obelisks, with a combined …

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76 women voyage to the edge of the world to fight gender inequality

There's a running joke that one has to sport a beard to conduct scientific research in Antarctica. Except it isn't really a joke, because until the mid-20th century women were widely discouraged from exploring the continent, and the United States didn't allow American women to work in the region until …

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NASA Just Called Out Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop ‘Healing Stickers’

NASA has a bone to pick with Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand Goop. In a post on Thursday, Goop promoted "wearable healing stickers" that are sold by a group called Body Vibes, CNN reports. In a portion of the product's description on Goop's website, which has since been removed, Goop said …

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Thompson wins Jamaican 100m title with year-best time

Jamaica's Olympic champion sprinter Elaine Thompson defended her national 100 meters title in Kingston on Friday with a world leading time of 10.71 seconds.

Thompson, who completed a stunning Olympic 100 and 200m double at Rio, recovered from a moderate start to rein in training partner Christania Williams and …

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JK Rowling Reveals There Were 2⃣ Harry Pottersl⚡!

J. K. Rowling delights in dishing out new and fascinations information from the wizarding land of Harry Potter. Her latest news is an intriguing one - there are two Harry Potters!

"Henry Potter (Harry to his intimates), was a direct descendant of Hardwin and Iolanthe, and served on the Wizengamot from …

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