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AUSTRALIA: The Justice System Harms Aboriginal People

Patrick Dodson says Australia’s criminal justice system is propelling Aboriginal people into a “broken, bleak future”.

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CANADA: Conservatives Demand Jody Wilson-Raybould Return Money From ‘Sordid’ $500-A-Plate Fundraiser

“I take my ethical responsibilities incredibly seriously,” Jody Wilson-Raybould said, adding that she would never put herself in a conflict of interest.

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NIGERIA: If I Were Buhari…

If I were Buhari, Nigeria would be my permanent location, my fixed address, until I fix the mess there.

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CANADA: Federal Revenue Agency Flags Suspected Terrorist Financing Cases For Senators

The Senate defence and security committee has been pressing the revenue agency’s charities directorate to provide the information since June last year.

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AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Trip And Opportunity To China

AUSTRALIA: Turnbull Trip And Opportunity To China

The first visit to China is one of key set-piece tests against which Australian voters, in their underrated sophistication, measure new prime ministers.

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NIGERIA: Oby Ezekwesili Versus Half-Baked Nigerian Journalists

With broken criminal system, media manipulation, we have failed to reach a moment of divine clarity on how best to prosecute the war against corruption.

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NIGERIA: Olusegun Mimiko: Giving Ondo State A Clean Bill of Health

From the foregoing it is quite obvious that Olusegun Mimiko has proved to be among the very few African leaders who have shown genuine leadership qualities.

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AUSTRALIA: Malcolm Turnbull Faces Coalition MPs Push For Financial Investigation

Malcolm Turnbull dismissed the push by Labor as a “classic over-reaction” to his criticism of the major banks for taking advantage of vulnerable customers.

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SAINT LUCIA: Fortuna Belrose Rejects Calls For To Resign

Fortuna Belrose noted that there is a huge difference between her and Ernest Hilaire’s situation, especially since she is the head of an independent body.

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NIGERIA: Of DSS, Shallow Graves, Sensationalism and Sectionalism

The DSS under the leadership of Lawal Daura, its current Director-General, has become notorious for acting irresponsibly and misleading the public.

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CANADA: EU Threatens Canada With Visa Embargo

The hard feelings come at a bad time for Canada, as it tries to rally votes needed to ratify its trade deal later this year.

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NIGERIA: Bukola Saraki Entangled In Panama Papers Leak

NIGERIA: Bukola Saraki Entangled In Panama Papers Leak

Bukola Saraki Senate President, is caught up in the scandal relating to the leak of 11.5 million tax documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.

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CANADA: Veja Magazine, Amnesty International Slam Trudeau

CANADA: Veja Magazine, Amnesty International Slam Trudeau

Veja magazine and Amnesty International both came out swinging against the prime minister — the former blasting him as a “narcissistic” pretty boy.

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NIGERIA: Re-Financing Our Future By Kemi Adeosun

As a Nigerian, one can proffer advice and suggest options for Federal government to consider. It is for the federal government to choose which course to pursue.

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AUSTRALIA: Dual Nationals Involved In Terror Of Citizenship Will Be Stripped

“There is a very significant penalty to pay if people are involved in terrorist activities and they’re a dual national,” said Peter Dutton.

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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Mulls Job In Turnbull Cabinet

AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Mulls Job In Turnbull Cabinet

Tony Abbott: “Let’s see what happens after the election.”

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CANADA: Trudeau Budget Less Transparent

The removal of key financial data from this year’s budget has limited the parliamentary watchdog’s ability to report to MPs, according to the report.

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NIGERIA: Thinking Of Tomorrow Today

More disaster lies in wait for all of us if Nigeria’s best and brightest shirk the task of thinking about tomorrow today.

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CANADA: Dean Del Mastro Loses Appeal Over Election Overspending

“The appeal as to sentence is dismissed. Dean Del Mastro shall be taken into custody, immediately, to serve the balance of his sentence.”

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NIGERIA: Bukola Saraki Trial For Fraud Opens In Abuja

Bukola Saraki has said he’ll fight to prove his innocence and that the charges are politically motivated.

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