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Super Falcons Storm NASS In Protest Against Non-Payment Of Allowances

Super Falcons Storm NASS In Protest Against Non-Payment Of Allowances

The victorious Nigeria’s female national team, the Super Falcons, on Wednesday morning, stormed the National Assembly in protest against the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The Super Falcons won the just concluded 10th edition of the African Women championship held in Cameroon, making it the 8th time Nigeria won the […]

Zimbabwe: TV Presenter Remorseful Over Fatal Accident

Zimbabwe: TV Presenter Remorseful Over Fatal Accident

 ZTV’s Coke on the Beat presenter Tichaona Maruziva yesterday pleaded guilty to culpable homicide and told the court that he was truly sorry for knocking down and killing a cyclist in April this year. Maruziva (28) of No. 7 Woodhall Road, Marlborough in Harare, is a holder of a valid driver’s licence. He told the […]

Nigerian Athletes To Miss IAAF Championship Nextyear

Nigerian Athletes To Miss IAAF Championship Nextyear

This is because the world athletics ruling body, IAAF recently released new standards, which no Nigerian athlete has been able to achieve. The AFN must now organise a series of competitions for the athletes or more so, the elite athletes need to feature in meets between now and July 23, 2017 to meet the new […]

Parents Do Not Invest In Their Children Morally – Principal

Parents Do Not Invest In Their Children Morally – Principal

Parents have been blamed on being responsible for the moral decadence in the society due to over pampering of their children. This opinion came to the fore at the 2nd Christmas Carols event organised by the Abuja International Academy (AIA), Mararaba, and its sister schools scattered across the satellite towns. The principal AIA, City College […]

The Lost Opportunity To Help Women

The Lost Opportunity To Help Women

Propelled by salacious details about Roger Ailes’ unwanted advances and her bruising contretemps with now President-elect Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly’s new tell-all memoir, Settle for More, has grabbed headlines. While Kelly should be commended for addressing sexism in the workplace, lamentable is her lost opportunity to provide significant guidance for women facing similar circumstances , […]

The Giant Strides Of Columbia’s Graduate Student Union, First In Decade

The Giant Strides Of Columbia’s Graduate Student Union, First In Decade

While labor faces a shaky ground under the Trump administration, a landmark union win has widened the horizons for worker organizing on college campuses nationwide. The graduate student workers at Columbia have voted to unionize. The 1,602-623-margin victory means that the 3,500-strong union became the first private-university graduate-student union established through a formal National Labor […]

Senate Probes NNPC, NPDC Over Unremitted $5.584bn

Senate Probes NNPC, NPDC Over Unremitted $5.584bn

The Senate has mandated its Joint Committees on Petroleum (Upstream and Downstream) and Finance to investigate the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), over non-remittance of $5.584 billion due to the Federation Account. The Upper Chamber also mandated the NNPC and the NPDC to immediately remit monies […]

Social Media And Women Are Important In South-Sudan’s Change Protest

Social Media And Women Are Important In South-Sudan’s Change Protest

 The social media has become the main means for youth activists in Sudan. Women have come to play a prominent role in the recent protests against the government policies. According to the activists, the Sudanese will be able to topple the current regime by next April. “Through Twitter, Facebook, and Whatsapp, we managed to attract […]

The El-Mozote Story -The Massacre In Modern Latin America

The El-Mozote Story -The Massacre In Modern Latin America

Five days after the massacre, Trinidad Ramírez returned to his childhood home to bury his mother, sister, brother, 8-year-old niece, and 6-year-old nephew. He and two other men dug a meter-deep hole at the foot of a sapote tree. They wrapped the charred bodies in sheets and curtains and said a hasty prayer. Then they […]

Aleppo Evacuation Delayed – Rebels Blame Iran

Aleppo Evacuation Delayed – Rebels Blame Iran

The evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo due to start at dawn was delayed, perhaps until Thursday, with an opposition official blaming Iran and its Shi’ite militias allied to President Bashar al-Assad for the hold-up. A ceasefire agreement brokered by Russia, Assad’s most powerful ally, and Turkey ended years of fighting in the city and has […]