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50th celebration of Osogbo arts holds in Abuja (Photo news)

By Tosin Omoniyi The Center for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) Osogbo (affiliated to UNESCO) in conjunction with Thought Pyramid Abuja on Tuesday in Abuja held a colourful 5oth celebration of arts. It also featured the launching of a

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Global energy demand to increase by 40% — OPEC

Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has said that the total global primary energy demand will rise by 40 percent or 108.2 million barrel of oil equivalent per day (mboe/d), by 2040. The sharpest rise would be recorded in developing

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Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lose children to traffickers

Lured by fancy clothes and a better life, young girls working in tea gardens leave their families only to be trafficked or exploited By Anuradha Nagaraj (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fagua Ooraon was running late for work when traffickers stopped

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Explore your creative abilities, Fayemi urges youths

Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, has challenged Nigerian youths to explore and utilise their creative ability to develop the society. Fayemi gave the challenge while delivering the 2016 convocation lecture of at the University of Lagos.

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Trump revokes U.S. pro-abortion law

U.S. President Donald Trump has revoked the Presidential Memorandum on Mexico City Policy and Assistance for Voluntary Population Planning, which allowed voluntary abortion in the U.S. Trump, who has made anti-abortion policy one of his campaign promises, announced the revocation

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50 houses razed in Taraba communal clash

The incident happened following a communal clash between two communities in Sardauna local government area of the state. According to the report, 300 people were displaced in the clash which occurred on Sunday, January 22. The Taraba state police command

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Presidency ‘clears’ Babachir, Magu of wrongdoing

President Muhammadu Buhari has cleared Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and the acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, of any corrupt practices despite indictment by state agents. While the SGF was indicted by

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11m Boko Haram survivors desperately need aids

No fewer than 11 million survivors of the destructive Boko Haram insurgents are in desperate need of humanitarian aids. Mr Toby Lanzer, the Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, said this while Spotlighting the desperate plight of millions in Africa’s Lake

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Police nab 2 robbery suspects operating on rail lines

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two robbery suspects, said to be terrorizing people along railway lines in Mushin and Agege, Lagos. The Spokesperson of the Police in Lagos State, SP Dolapo Badmos, on Monday, disclosed this at a

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US President Donald Trump set to sign executive orders as he begins to roll out policy agenda

US President Donald Trump gets down to work on Monday, signing a slew of executive orders to start rolling out his policy agenda after a tumultuous start put his administration on the back foot. Embarking on his first full week

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