How Gunmen Nearly Killed Me – Cross River Politician

[Daily Trust] Calabar -Dr Young Eta, an elder brother of the national vice chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said he was nearly gunned down in Calabar yesterday by hired killers.

[Daily Trust] Calabar -Dr Young Eta, an elder brother of the national vice chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said he was nearly gunned down in Calabar yesterday by hired killers.

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‘Child Marriage Will Cost Developing Nations Trillions By 2030’

[Guardian] A report by the World Bank and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) has said that child marriage would cost developing countries trillions of dollars by 2030.

[Guardian] A report by the World Bank and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) has said that child marriage would cost developing countries trillions of dollars by 2030.

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Man Smashes 3-Months-Old Daughter Against Tree

[Times of Zambia] An enraged father has been arrested for allegedly smashing his three-months-old daughter against a tree during a suspected heated brawl with his wife in Nchelenge of Luapula Province.

[Times of Zambia] An enraged father has been arrested for allegedly smashing his three-months-old daughter against a tree during a suspected heated brawl with his wife in Nchelenge of Luapula Province.

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Two Local Leaders Shot in Kibiti Confirmed Dead

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kibiti health care center medical officer in charge Dr Sadoki Bandiko has confirmed that two civic leaders, who were shot by unknown assailants on Tuesday night, have died.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kibiti health care center medical officer in charge Dr Sadoki Bandiko has confirmed that two civic leaders, who were shot by unknown assailants on Tuesday night, have died.

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We Have Kidnapped Ten Policewomen, Says Shekau in New Video

[Vanguard] The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has said that his group has abducted about ten policewomen just as he warned Islamic clerics in Nigeria saying that they are giving wrong interpretation to the Holy Quran and that they are playing with…

[Vanguard] The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has said that his group has abducted about ten policewomen just as he warned Islamic clerics in Nigeria saying that they are giving wrong interpretation to the Holy Quran and that they are playing with hell fire.

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‘Quit Order, a Rare Chance to Renegotiate Nigeria’

[Guardian] Rights activist and convener of Movers for the Voice of Democracy (MOVERS), Ifeanyichukwu Okonkwo, has described the quit order from some Arewa youths groups on Igbo as a golden opportunity to renegotiate Nigeria. In an interview with The Gu…

[Guardian] Rights activist and convener of Movers for the Voice of Democracy (MOVERS), Ifeanyichukwu Okonkwo, has described the quit order from some Arewa youths groups on Igbo as a golden opportunity to renegotiate Nigeria. In an interview with The Guardian, Okonkwo said Nigeria, particularly the Igbo and citizens from southern part of the country "lost three critical openings for renegotiating Nigeria.

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Sickbed Messages and Recall Blues

[Daily Trust] It is not difficult to be an expert in Naija politics. Ask every foreign correspondent who has covered Naija for a week or two, sometimes they end up with a bestseller from the experience. And when you write a bestseller, you are an exper…

[Daily Trust] It is not difficult to be an expert in Naija politics. Ask every foreign correspondent who has covered Naija for a week or two, sometimes they end up with a bestseller from the experience. And when you write a bestseller, you are an expert. The rules of our political engagement are not complex at all. There are no left or right to ideology, in fact, we discovered long ago that ideologies are an albatross to conscientious politicking and so, we jettisoned them for the politics of survival.

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Desertification – Govt Rehabilitating Productive Areas, Stabilising Movement

[Daily Trust] The Director General of National Agency for Great Green Wall (NAGGW), Ahmed Goni, has said efforts are ongoing to rehabilitate productive areas and stabilise the movement of the desert through several methods in the frontline states.

[Daily Trust] The Director General of National Agency for Great Green Wall (NAGGW), Ahmed Goni, has said efforts are ongoing to rehabilitate productive areas and stabilise the movement of the desert through several methods in the frontline states.

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Wobbly Tripod and Doctrine of ‘Trinity’

[Guardian] One of the most challenging riddles I grappled with during my formative years was the doctrine of Trinity. It was during my catechism class as a Catholic Christian and the topic of Trinity posed a huge task to me. This doctrine is a dogma wh…

[Guardian] One of the most challenging riddles I grappled with during my formative years was the doctrine of Trinity. It was during my catechism class as a Catholic Christian and the topic of Trinity posed a huge task to me. This doctrine is a dogma which teaches that God, the supreme being, is actually three persons in one. These three persons, as I was later told, are God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit coexisting as one entity sharing equality in substance, essence and divinity .

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