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Commemorating World Water Day 2017

By Suleiman Haruna One of the most challenging human needs is that of water, it is everywhere but seems never available or enough for use. Water has been on the

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OPEC’s Rebalancing Act

In November 2014, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to maintain output despite a perceived global glut of oil. The result was a steep decline in price. Two

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Drinking Water Could Be Criminalized For Millions In Africa’s Most Populous City

It’s a bitter irony not lost on its residents: Lagos, Nigeria, is surrounded by an abundance of water, but millions of inhabitants in Africa’s most populous city can’t drink it. The

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Now That Trump Has Signed New Immigration Order

Analysis – Anthony Zurcher, BBC News, Washington Donald Trump has, at last, unveiled his new immigration order, and it looks like government lawyers – and not just White House political

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With 1 Male Left Worldwide, Northern White Rhinos Under Guard 24 Hours

(CNN) – At first glance, Sudan looks like any other northern white rhino: stout and agile, with square lips. He grazes under the hot sun, his massive head lowered to the

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The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Boko Haram

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF BOKO HARAM The West African state of Nigeria, currently considered Africa’s largest economy, has, in the north-east of the country, been under sustained attack by an

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Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘inconclusive’ Medical Vacation

It was Ayodele Fayose, the Governor of Ekiti State, who first said everything under the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was becoming inconclusive. That outburst – and Fayose has quite a

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Why does Nigeria import so much rice? – BBC News

Rice is a big deal in Nigeria. People love eating it. So the BBC’s Ijeoma Ndukwe asks: why don’t they grow more of it instead of importing so much? A

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One Man’s Search For Diamonds – BBC News

During its 11-year-long civil war, Sierra Leone became famous for blood diamonds. Rebel and government groups fought brutally over diamond-rich territory in the north of the country and funded themselves

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Implementing SDG Five In Nigeria

The adoption of the MDGs in 2000 with commitment by Nigeria to implement gender policies, constitutional reviews, quotas, guidelines, affirmative action and national action plans to address gender inequality either

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