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Igbo Presidency, Orji Uzor Kalu and the True Shape of Shame

Igbo Presidency, Orji Uzor Kalu and the True Shape of Shame

In his usual lust for power just for the sake of it, Orji Uzor Kalu had declared that “We (the Igbo) don’t need any other thing than the office of the President”. This assertion is so wrong that it exposes Kalu as a man who lacks the basic understanding of “The Trouble with Nigeria” (apologies to the literary icon, late Chinua Achebe).

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Nigerian Army Rescues 76 Schoolgirls After Boko Haram Attack

Nigerian Army Rescues 76 Schoolgirls After Boko Haram Attack

“Everybody is celebrating their coming with songs and praises to God,” said Babagana Umar, a parent whose daughter disappeared. “The only sad news is that two girls were dead and no explanation.” Boko Haram militants descended on Dapchi in trucks, some with heavy guns mounted on them and painted in military camouflage.

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US Organizations Will Not Monitor March Russia Presidential Election – Deputy FM

US Organizations Will Not Monitor March Russia Presidential Election – Deputy FM

“As for the American diplomats and workers of the offices of various US organizations in Russia, they will not be permitted to participate in this process [poll monitoring], considering the fact that during the 2016 elections in the US the staff of Russian organizations in the US were denied such an opportunity,” Sergey Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Thursday by Interfax.

UK Violates Women’s Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland – UN Says

UK Violates Women’s Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland – UN Says

“Denial of abortion and criminalisation of abortion amounts to discrimination against women because it is a denial of a service that only women need. And it puts women in horrific situations,” U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)’s vice-chairwoman, Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, said.

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U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to Open in May 2018

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to Open in May 2018

The embassy in Jerusalem will be gradually expanded in existing consular facilities in the Arnona neighbourhood, while the search for a permanent site has already begun.” Clashes erupted in Gaza and the West Bank earlier on Friday, in a weekly protest against Trump’s stance on Jerusalem.