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THE CRY OF THE ALMAJIRI (PART 2)

To the people of the south-west, south-south, south-east and the Middle belt I say the following. We must be steadfast and strong. We must look to our God and draw our courage and inspiration from Him. We must take off the gloves and get down to some hard work. We …

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Full Text of Prof Osinbajo’s Special Broadcast

Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation. Today marks the second anniversary of our assumption of office. We must thank the Almighty God not only for preserving our lives to celebrate this …

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Facebook Under Pressure After Man Livestreams Killing of His Daughter

Facebook is coming under fresh pressure over its Facebook Live service after a Thai man broadcast a video of himself killing his 11-month-old daughter. Wuttisan Wongtalay, 20, filmed the murder of his daughter on the rooftop of a deserted hotel in two video clips streamed on Facebook, before committing suicide, …

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Immediate and Medium Term Imperatives for President Muhammadu Buhari – Nasir El’Rufai- [For the records]

IMMEDIATE AND MEDIUM TERM IMPERATIVES FOR PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI – SEPTEMBER 22, 2016   Background: In April 2015, I sent a short memorandum to you, Sir – then as president- elect. We never discussed the memo in detail and I am not even sure you got to read it bearing …

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The Meaning of Allahu Akbar

Five years ago, I stood at the foot of a parched mountain with my father a few hours before dawn, in Muzdalifah, Saudi Arabia. We were performing Hajj—Islamic pilgrimage—together with my mother. Under an endless sky and surrounded by millions of pilgrims, we were somehow still sheltered from the cacophony …

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Afghanistan’s first female rapper: ‘If I stay silent, nothing will change’

Life has not been easy for Paradise Sorouri. In the past seven years, the 27-year-old has been forced to flee her country twice, received more death threats than she can count, and was brutally beaten by 10 men on the street and left to die. Her crime? She covers her …

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First Massive Nationwide Protests On The 5th Of February, 2017.

A call for good governance. A call for urgent explanation into the reckless economic downturn nationwide. A call for nationwide protests as we say No to the Executive, No to legislatures, No to judiciary… You have all failed us. We the people are tired. We can no longer continue with …

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Fool Nigeria Once, Shame on You. Fool Nigeria Twice …foreignpolicy.com

  The man who claimed in the campaign to be a “reformed democrat” has proved to be the same old authoritarian showman who ruled Nigeria in the early 1980s. It’s been a tough year for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. The mood in Africa’s most populous nation is a far cry …

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Hillary sees post-debate bounce over Trump

Hillary sees post-debate bounce over Trump GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton (Photo: Twitter) Hillary Clinton has single-digit leads over Donald Trump in four key swing states ― Michigan, New Hampshire, Florida and Nevada ― according to polls conducted after the first presidential debate and released Friday. …

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3 Main Features To Consider When Choosing A Duvet

editor | Nigerian Beacon Sleep is our everything. The better sleep you have, the better you will feel yourself the next day. The bedroom interior, the right lightning, the correctly chosen and located bed, and the blankets and duvets are those important things that influence one’s sleep effectiveness. So it’s …

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