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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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The Benin Kingdom

The Benin Kingdom / Empire is regarded as “one of the oldest and most highly developed states in the costal hinterlands of West Africa, dating perhaps to the eleventh century

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Nigeria: Multilateral Loans As Panacea Against Recession

Olutayo Isaac writes that the federal government’s decision to seek external help from international organisations is perhaps one of the best economic decisions the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has taken

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Making Sense of Nigeria’s Fulani-Farmer Conflict

After a spate of deadly attacks in Nigeria this year blamed on ethnic Fulani cattle herders, the president has ordered a military crackdown on the group. But the issue is

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Chibok Abduction: The Nigerian Town That Lost Its Girls

On the night that Jumai was kidnapped from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, she called her dad. She was in the back of a truck, packed in with

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Panama Papers: Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki Under Pressure After Leak

In Nigeria, the Panama Papers leak could be about to claim its latest high-profile victim. Bukola Saraki, the president of the Nigerian Senate, has been caught up in the scandal

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Banks Are Stealing Our Money, Over 400,000 Nigerians Complain

The President of the Consumer Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria (CAFON), Mrs. Sola Salako has said that over 400,000 Nigerians are complaining that banks in the country have been stealing their

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Why The EU’s Refugee Relocation Policy Is A Flop

After eight months of summits, debates and joint declarations on what to do with the hundreds of thousands of refugees streaming into Europe, one figure sums up the EU’s achievement

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Sunday Oliseh, Gary Neville: From Punditry To Coaching

Neville has been appointed as the new coach of Valencia, not based on any spectacular coaching achievement, but rather on his reputation as a player, as a pundit and, allegedly,

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