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Increase In Hate Crimes Should Be Deeply Worrying For All Americans – Attorney General Loretta Lynch

US Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch released a video statement, on Friday, on the FBI’s newly announced 2015 hate crime statistics which shows overall increase of six percent in hate crimes, with an alarming 67 percent increase in hate crimes committed against Muslim Americans, in the country. In the video, …

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Nigerian Media Shun Anti-Corruption Kenyan Professor

Professor Patrick Lumumba, a Kenyan was recently in Nigeria to speak on his favourite subject: corruption and how it has made Africa, the poorest continent in the world. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who spoke after him, at the conference organised by the National Assembly, remarked that he had never met …

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Cameroon’s Government Tags Social Media “A New Form Of Terrorism”

When a packed train derailed in late October in Cameroon, killing more than 70 people and injuring 600, the country’s citizens took to social media to express their anger and discontent. At the time, Cameroon’s president Paul Biya was enjoying a months-long pricey vacation in Switzerland. Biya, an octogenarian who …

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How Brexit Will Affect Nigeria – UK High Commissioner, Arkwright

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, analyses how Brexit will affect Nigeria. The UK is naturally looking to grow its market share, to encourage more businesses to come to Nigeria. The decision the British people made on 23rd June to leave the EU was a momentous one. It will …

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History Professor Who Predicted Trump’s Victory Also Predicts His Impeachment

Donald Trump caught the world by surprise when he emerged victorious at the U.S. elections, but his stay at the White House could be short-lived, according to a professor who has correctly predicted presidential poll outcomes for the last 30 years. Allan Lichtman, a political historian at the American University, …

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Nigeria Signs Extradition Treaty With Italy

The Federal Government has signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) bordering on mutual assistance in criminal matters, transfer of sentenced persons and an extradition treaty with the Government of the Republic of Italy. Salihu Isah, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Attorney General of the Federation and …

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A Transition That Is More Than Anyone Bargained For

Donald Trump‘s presidential transition is in complete chaos. His team failed to show up for meetings at the Pentagon and other critical agencies. Trump loyalists fired Chris Christie, who spent the latter months of the campaign setting up a legitimate transition process. Foreign leaders are reportedly blindly dialing the Trump …

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Amid signs Of Transition Trouble, Trump Huddles With Pence

Hidden from the public in his Manhattan high-rise, Donald Trump huddled Tuesday with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as he tried to fill out key posts in his Cabinet. But the transition team appeared to be straining under the enormous challenge of setting up a new administration. Former Rep. Mike Rogers, …

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Nigeria’ Peace And Unity Not Negotiable – Yakubu Gowon

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Tuesday, declared that peace and unity in Nigeria was not negotiable. He made the declaration at an award giving ceremony in Abuja, organised by National Orientation Agency (NOA) in collaboration with “Love to the World Initiative”, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). Gowon, who …

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