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President Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2018 National budget to the National Assembly in Abuja

President Buhari’s 2019 Budget presentation: full text

His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja wednesday, 19TH December 2018 Delivered by: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja, Wednesday, 19th December 2018 1. It is my pleasure to present […]

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Here’s what Reno Omokri has to say about the name Moses (not the Man Moses)

First of all, there is no name like Moses, just like there is no name like Jesus. Both those names are made up names that the European translators of the Hebrew and Aramaic Scriptures transliterated and substituted for the actual names that were in Scripture which are Moshe (Moses) and Yehoshua or Yeshu’a (Jesus). Why […]

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President Buhari’s full speech on 58th Independence Day Anniversary

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY H.E MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE 58TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, 1ST OCTOBER, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, […]

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57th independence day: President Buhari’s full speech

BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON OCTOBER 1, 2017 My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always […]

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A look at UN promises to combat sexual abuses since 2005

The United Nations released a report in early 2017 outlining a series of proposals to combat the problem of sexual abuse and exploitation within its peacekeeping missions. However, similar proposals to help victims had been put forward more than a decade ago. Here is a closer look at those proposals: REFORMS RECOMMENDED IN 2005: – […]

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PHOTO: See world’s highest sandcastle, created in Germany

The world’s highest sandcastle has been created in the German city of Duisburg, standing at 16.68 metres (54.72ft) tall. A German travel operator organised the construction of the mammoth sandcastle, bringing in 3,500 tons of sand over the past three-and-a-half weeks to the site at a former steelworks in the inland city. Jack Brockbank, a […]

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[UPDATED] Usain Bolt’s memorable quotes, 19 global golds

Usain Bolt will compete for the final time when he races in the 100 metres and 4x100m relay at the World Championships in London this summer. Here we take a look at some memorable quotes – from the man himself and from those associated with him. “I am a living legend; bask in my glory.” […]

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Black women learns to use firearms for self-defense

Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn’t sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn’t she just aim for their leg and try to maim them? Her instructor says self-defense is not about killing someone, but is instead about eliminating a threat. If […]

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World’s worst oil tanker fires incident

At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker. Here are the most serious such incidents around the world over the past decade. In many of the most deadly of these, people were trying to […]

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Oldest fossils of Homo sapiens found in Morocco

Fossils of Homo sapiens discovered in Morocco are the oldest known remains of our species, scientists say. The bones, about 300,000 years old, were unearthed thousands of miles from the previous record-holder, found in fossil-rich eastern Africa. The new discovery reveals people from an early stage of our species’ evolution, with a mix of modern […]

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Ojukwu’s 1967 speech that necessitate secession of Biafra

Exactly a day like today, 30 May 1967, Lieutenant-Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, the then Military Governor of Eastern Nigeria declared the sovereign state of Biafra in a speech that got Ndigbo fighting for self independence from Nigeria. For three years, the defunct Country, Biafra, fought Nigeria in a civil war that claimed millions of lives. […]

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Facts about Boko Haram and kidnapped Chibok school girls

Boko Haram militants freed 82 of more than 200 schoolgirls they kidnapped from the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok in April 2014 in exchange for prisoners, the government said on Saturday. Three years ago, the abduction of the girls from their secondary school by the jihadist group Boko Haram sparked global outrage and a celebrity-backed […]

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