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Nigeria Sets Up Council On SDGs Ahead Of Other UN Member Countries

February 28 20:41 2017 Print This Article Nigeria has set the pace as the first United Nations (UN) member to institute the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Acting President Yemi Osinbajo while inaugurating the advisory group, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, described the event as …

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Obasanjo’s Statement Self-Serving, Discomfiting, Misleading Says Fayose

February 28 20:50 2017 Print This Article Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop making provocative statements that distract and discourage Nigerians from squarely facing up to the onerous task of fixing the economy and building Nigeria into a strong and virile nation.Reacting …

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Soludo, Utomi, Other Igbo Leaders Storm Kuje Prison To Demand Release Of Nnamdi Kanu

South East leaders stormed Kuje prison in Abuja where they met and interacted with detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and some of his members. One of the Igbo leaders, former Central Bank Governor, Charles Soludo while addressing journalists described the continued detention of Mr. …

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Italy gives partial pardon to ex-CIA officer, making jail unlikely | Reuters

By Gavin Jones and Andrei Khalip | ROME/LISBON ROME/LISBON The Italian president on Tuesday gave a partial pardon to former CIA officer Sabrina de Sousa, convicted in absentia in Italy for involvement in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric there, the president’s office said. President Sergio Mattarella’s decision to reduce …

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Democrats Are Sending A Strong Message During Trump’s Speech

5505590 President Donald Trump will not be the only person sending a message on his priorities Tuesday night. Democrats will too, though historic parts of their base are in for a disappointment. Anyone who hoped that the party would move off of its rainbow-of-identities, victim’s coalitions and refocus on working-class jobs, marginalized poor white …

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