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Of all the regions in the world, Sub-Saharan Africa has the worst rate of education exclusion—more than one-fifth of children aged 6-11 are out of school, followed by one-third of youth between

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Multiple award-winning artist and Afro-pop star, Oluwatobi Wande Minlah, aka Wande Coal, has released an impressive love song titled, ‘Again’ to kick start his musical journey for 2020. Wande Coal, like most

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Award-winning film, ‘The Delivery Boy’ has screened at the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF). News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that PAFF, held from Feb. 12 to Feb. 23, is the U.S.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned Monday in a move analysts said appeared to be an effort to form a new coalition and block the succession of leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim. The shock

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Organisers of the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors, Africa Energy Forum (AEF), EnergyNet Limited has announced that the 22nd edition of the Africa Energy Forum will

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An American man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the

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Haitian police officers exchanged gunfire for hours Sunday with soldiers of the newly reconstituted army outside the national palace, in a dangerous escalation of protests over police pay and working conditions. At

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Official calls to arrest a Saudi female rapper who appeared in a music video have sparked an online backlash with many calling the move hypocritical as the kingdom invites Western women to

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Nigeria’s gross domestic product grew by 2.27% in 2019, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics has shown. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) had projected that the nation’s economy would grow by

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The United States Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of its new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units

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The tradition of rendering what is today known as the spoken word poetry to a live audience is an age-long feature of Africa’s traditional poems. Verbalization of poems in the form of

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Qatar will ask passengers arriving from Iran and South Korea to remain in home isolation or a quarantine facility for 14 days over fears of a new coronavirus outbreak, Qatar Airways said

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LeBron James delivered the go-ahead jumper with 30 seconds left to help lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 114-112 victory over the Boston Celtics Sunday as the two decorated franchises renewed

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Every citadel of learning derives its claim to greatness from the reputation and accomplishments of its students and staff: the great academics and scholars to whom has been given the enormous task

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Nigerian is a country where teachers are rarely celebrated. But Caleb British International School (CBIS), courtesy of the Director, Dr. Ola Adebogun, recently presented half a million naira to Prince Olusegun Michael

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BANKS are yet to adjust their lending rates downward to reflect the sharp decline in treasury bills yields occasioned by the excess liquidity. The excess liquidity was triggered by the exclusion of

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to “restrain and stop Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House

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By Peter Okutu Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, weekend ordered the sack and arrest of Ubeyi Development Centre Coordinator, Hon. Uche Ibiam, who allegedly shot dead one Enyinna Ibiam at the

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By Patrick Dele Cole AT the heart of the concept of democracy is the sanctity of the idea that my opponent’s view is a strong part of the democratic conversation. That whether

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Britain on Monday starts hearing Washington’s extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a test case of media freedoms in the digital age and the limits of US justice. A ruling

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FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited said it would host the second edition of its 2020 SME Business Clinic this week in Port-Harcourt and Abuja respectively. The bank in a statement said: “the

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FOREIGN Portfolio Investors (FPIs) injected $1.7 billion into the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window in January 2020 raising hope of sufficient dollar inflow and stability in the foreign exchange market. The post

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By Banji Ojewale SILENCE isn’t golden when your house is in flames and you’re alone at home. You need to shout for help from the army of neighbours within reach. You need

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INDICATION has emerged that banks may have scaled up to new heights in profitability with Zenith Bank Plc reporting a Profit After Tax, PAT, of N208.8 billion, the first Nigerian bank to

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Sunny Okonkwo made his mark in the Nigerian entertainment industry by being an advocate of humanity through filmmaking. He is first an economist and a business analyst with expertise in business analytics and intelligence.

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THE wealthiest man in the world today is a stingy man. Jeff Bezos, the amazing owner of Amazon, tops the list of world’s richest persons with a net worth of over $130bn.

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By Henry Umoru, Assistant Politics Editor What is your take on the recent killings in Uwheru, Ughelli North and the exhuming of eight corpses? The news of the killings did not come

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THE surfeit of excess liquidity in the interbank money market will persist this week courtesy of inflow of about N1.7 trillion. Consequently, cost of funds is expected to remain in the lower

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  Millionaire heavyweight champ and father of eight Deontay Wilder is a man who appears to have it all but he insists deciding to lace up the boxing gloves was nowhere near

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By Jacob Ajom, The much anticipated 2020 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games officially began yesterday following a colourful opening ceremony at the Chevron Recreation Centre, Gbagada. There was a lot of

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